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Sony SmartWatch Now Open To Hackers And Custom Firmware

Smart watches are blowing up in popularity right now, and new models are coming out left and right. But what about the established models? Sony’s own SmartWatch has been out for a while and has seen some popularity, so Sony is now doing something awesome to extend its life and usefulness: They’re opening it up to hackers and letting them mess with it…. Read more

Russians Run Two ROMs At The Same Time on Galaxy S II/Nexus S

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=rf5RUOO7gsM Many people carry two phones at all times, most of the time for business reasons. But what if a phone could act like two different phones? Sure, we’ve seen dual booting before. It’s annoying to reboot and the second ROM often has to be the same type as the first. It’s an impractical… Read more

International HTC One X Receives CM10.1 Nightlies

Though the HTC One X has quickly become “old,” only because of the release of the One X+ and the announcement of the One, that doesn’t make the device outdated. Tt’s still a very competent device. And now, if you’re of the adventurous type, you can download official CyanogenMod 10.1 nightlies based on the newest Android version 4.2.2. This only… Read more

Nexus Q Has A Little Life In It, Gets CyanogenMod 10.1 Nightlies

The Nexus Q has faced a tough life. Its release was put on hold while Google was redoing it. Then it was completely taken off the Play Store and seems to be cancelled. We don’t know its official fate, but the modding community can still save the few that are in existence. CyanogenMod has released the first CM10.1 nightly for the device, bringing it up… Read more

LG Optimus G Has Locked Bootloader

This is sad news indeed. An LG rep has confirmed that the Optimus G “doesn’t support an unlocked bootloader.” This means that hacking AOSP on that thing is very unlikely, if not impossible. That’s disappointing, and defeats the purpose of an Android device. When happened to the openness of Android? I guess it’s just more reason to buy Samsung devices… Read more