Linus Torvalds has hit the button on Version 3.9, unleashing the latest Linux kernel onto the world and at the same time bringing some good news for Chromebook tinkerers. The update builds on the Chromebook Pixel tweak we saw back in February by adding support for components in “Chrome laptops sold by many companies” — […]
The official Canonical porting guide has been updated with details of how to port the OS to your own device. Be aware that this is not an easy task and you could cause issues, even bricking with your handset if you try. The guide is meant for experienced ROM developers to help push the OS […]
Ever since Canonical announced and subsequently released the images and source for Ubuntu on the Nexus 7, all of us tinkerers have been looking for a way to get the operating systems dual booting. Now thanks to XDA developer Tasssadar this, and more, is possible. Not only can you boot into additional installs of Android […]
You may know what a VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is; you probably don’t use one. You really should be using a VPN, and even if you don’t think so now, at some point in the future you may consider it as important as your internet connection. The guide is really for the beginner, although […]
NVIDIA has been recently called out by Linus Torvalds (the guy who leads development of Linux, the system Android runs on top of) and their recent loss of a massive Chinese order for GPUs has made the company rethink some of their strategies towards Linux and open-source.
The maestro and Mr.Root if you like Dan Rosenberg has done it again with gaining a root method for the LG Spectrum. Dan Rosenberg who is a security researcher and seemingly rooting expert, well he’s cracked it with yet another device for us all again. He posted on his own blog and to quote the […]
Probably the strangest title I have ever written for one of my posts and it’s very fitting as this is probably the strangest post I have ever made too. Have you ever thought about running Windows 95, 98, XP or even Linux in your handset? Well, think no more as XDA Member mnomaanw has managed […]