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A little bit of patience goes a long way

Many months ago I took the plunge, I did what many phone enthusiasts do, I pre ordered a phone from a company with a history of buggy software, dodgy memory setup and questionable update policies. Yes I’m talking about Oppo and my Find 7a. So here I am …

Do you fancy flashing Cyanogenmod 11S on your Oppo Find 7a?

The OnePlus One is a fairly unique device, or it is in the software stakes anyway. Running a unique version of Cyanogenmod, which was made specifically for the OnePlus One and many people are itching to port it to their devices. Not too surprisingly the first device to …

CyanogenMod 10.1.0 RC1 ready to flash

CyanogenMod is arguably the most popular custom ROM for Android phones and tablets, and the latest incarnation is almost ready for final release. Based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, CM 10.1.0 is so stable that they’ve decided to issue a release candidate for it. If you’ve ever flashed …

CyanogenMod community rises to resolve extortion demands

Earlier we reported that the CyanogenMod team were being held to ransom over their domain by an unscrupulous member of their team. Spurred by the news, the wider community have come to the rescue, and the situation is now under control. Cyanogen himself took to the blog in …

CyanogenMod team held to ransom over their own domain name

For the uninitiated, CyanogenMod is probably the most widely used custom ROM suite in the Android community. The team work as a non-profit group of programmers that provide fully open source, freely available ROMs for dozens of devices for nothing. Nice people, doing great things for the common …

MaXimus HTC One X+ custom ROM appears before the phone does

The HTC One X+ is the latest flagship in the HTC One range. It’s been a controversial move by HTC, and much has already been made of the decision to release it so soon after the original One X. Well, the time for controversy is over as those …

No custom ROMs please, we’re Samsung…

When CyanogenMod developer Codeworkx was quizzed as to why certain versions of the Samsung Galaxy SII were getting CyanogenMod 10 sooner than others he explained that it was down to the fact that some use Samsung’s own Exynos SoC (system on a chip) and others use Qualcom or …

Jelly Bean Now Available For Nexus S… if you’re brave!

If you’re not the proud owner of a Samsung Galaxy Nexus or a Nexus 7 tablet, then you’ll probably be wondering when (or if) Jelly Bean – the latest version of Android – will be coming to your device. Well, adventurous owners of the rather excellent Nexus S …

Samsung Nexus S gets a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich

  After the announcement of Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update and the release of the SDK, a couple people have been hard at to work getting it ported to several devices. Thanks to @drewgaren for his hard work we are now up to Beta 10, with …

Cyanogenmod 7.1 is out.

This morning the Cyanogenmod team have announced that 7.1 is now the new stable release. I know a lot of you will have been running this via the nightly route and your wondering what the fuss is about. Well this release includes official stable support for most of …