So many Android smartphones doesn’t allow you to download photos from Facebook, here the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is one of best example to use, a lot of people love to use Facebook almost every time and save contents shared by friends and family but if your Android device doesn’t allow you to download photos from your Facebook account, what’s alternative? Should you buy an especial Facebook phone? Android development does help you a lot almost everywhere like the “PhotoDownloader for Facebook” is a handy Android app to get rid of this problem.
PhotoDownloader for Facebook enables you to view and download photos from Facebook with a single tap in full resolution, it’s not a only a Facebook photo downloaded but also a Facebook photo viewer for your Android smartphone and tablet even it includes a home feed feature that allows you to all latest photos shared by people. You can download both, individual photo and complete photo albums, however if you want to get access to any photo but face any error, check external apps and security as it’s because of external apps depending on your privacy settings.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of very special smartphone for Android development community, so the first thing is root to gain super user rights over phone, worry not as they didn’t take long, recently three US variants were shipped officially that comes with Qualcomm processor and now they have a simple root tool.
A recognized XDA developer has released Motochopper root tool for Qualcomm-based Galaxy S4, it’s especially optimized for Motorola devices but seems to work for US Galaxy S4 variants even so many users have reported that their Galaxy S4 is rooted successfully with Motochopper. However keep in mind that this tool works on just AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile variants as for, so don’t try over Verizon SGS4.
Android development forums are flooded with so many custom ROMs and choosing a best one has become a difficult task, however some of them have become very popular because of quality interface and useful tweaks such as CyanogenMod, AOKP, and ParanoidAndroid, to cure ROM hunt, I recommend PAC MAN ROM that is combination of them.
PAC MAN ROM covers features from CM, AOKP and PA ROM to experience everything in one place, it’s pretty stable but we should not forget that since this is WIP stage, the ROM may includes a few bugs too, worry not as the developer will hopefully iron out all bugs soon. The PAC MAN ROM for Sony Xperia Z commands respect with a beautiful combination, so make your life easy with it.
For those of you, who love to taste new custom ROMs and own a HTC One, we’ve got good news, the popular CyanogenMod custom ROM has been released for your shiny HTC One, however since it’s alpha release, it may not be fully stable at this time.
If you’re unfamiliar with CyanogenMod, it’s popular AOSP custom ROM to get a fully stock Android experience of latest Android version, it offers impressive customization that enables you to personalize your phone depending on your personal taste even it includes many handy tweaks to make your task easier such as Apollo music player, T9 dialer, file manager app and more. The latest CyanoegMod 10.1 build is based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
The HTC One comes with Jelly Bean and Sense 5.0 user interface that enables you to manage tasks rapidly and easily while there are a lot of decent tweaks that you can try to improve usability and OrDroid custom ROM is one of good example for this purpose as it packs a nice box of tweaks.
The new member of One series from HTC is great as it packs powerful material and drives Android and Sense UI, development community is now making the way to phone though custom ROMs and tweaks, if you’re looking for something best, you should give a try to Android Revolution HD custom ROM for your shiny HTC One.
The Android Revolution HD ROM for HTC One is improved edition of stock ROM but Zipaligned, de-odexed, rooted with SuperSU and BusyBox and it’s very fast, clean and stable. This custom ROM is multi-language, the interface is fully optimized and tweaked, it will improve virtual memory management and enable GPU UI rendering, bloatware apps are removed and it includes data, cache and system partitions mounting tweaks and much more to make fun, it does offer excellent battery life.
The HTC First is a nice package of Facebook tools as it comes with Facebook Home launcher out of box that allows you to access all of your favorite apps right on one place, it’s a simple mid-range phone but packs decent specs and features, the smartphone offers impressive customization. Even now you can improve usability of phone a bit more as Android development community is making way to phone like you’re able to root the phone easily, thanks to recognized XDA developer Flyhalf205.
The popular TWRP (TeamWin Recovery Project) for HTC First has been released, TWRP Recovery offers a decent bunch of features that you can’t find for other custom recoveries such as a built-in file manager app, theme engine, onscreen keyboard to name and rename backups, lockscreen and more, you can easily flash zip files containing custom ROMs, MODs, tweaks, etc as well as ability to perform backups and wipe, thanks to XDA developer Flyhalf205.
The latest HTC First socialite is very good assistant for elite Facebook’s users as it connects you with world through Facebook Home, when it comes to operating system, the phone shines with Jelly Bean and HTC Sense 4.1 user interface. Everything we’re talking about is great but if you’re still not satisfied, you can improve phone usability by installing custom ROMs, tweaks and MODs that is possible via custom recovery, even it can be used to perform backups and wipe, and well-known ClockworkMod recovery for HTC First is now available, thanks to recognized XDA developerFlyhalf205.
The HTC First is a mid-range smartphone but enjoys very good quality specifications, the cute 4.3-inch HTC first drives Android Jelly Bean with Facebook Home that is a simple and clean platform to showcase your contents of Facebook. I can remember a lot of rumors for Facebook phone, the HTC first is still not manufactured by Facebook but it seems a real Facebook smartphone.
When this new socialite piece comes to modification though custom ROMs, tweaks and other hacks, as always, it requires an unlocked bootloader that is possible via HTC Developer Center, it will remove limitations of HTC on your phone to give you full control over your phone but here the very important point to be noted is that unlocking bootloader will void the warranty of your HTC first permanently that force you think and of course it should, if you’re careful about that, however if you can afford this loss, here’s HTC First Bootloader Unlock guide.
The HTC One shines with a beautiful metal body and powerful specs while it comes with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and Sense 5.0 UI, development for HTC One is now speeding up with custom ROMs and TrickDroid is a best custom ROM to get started, thanks to senior XDA developer torxx.
TrickDroid is based on latest 1.29.401.12 RUU with less bloatware, it’s rooted and Deodexed with SuperUser and BusyBox, yes it’s Zipaligned with latest SDK too, developer has removed all debug codes from /app and /framework, however it included a lot of handy tweaks to improve your phone usability, TrickDroid for HTC One is multilanguage support, the developer has fixed various original HTC Bugs too.
There’s TrickDroid tweak package option to customize your experience, it offers an advanced power menu, CyanogenMod Brightness Mod, menu tweak under settings and menu on homescreen. Camera is improved with more tweaks, the main thing about ROM is excellent battery life. HTC One TrickDroid ROM includes a lot of other tweaks to make you happy. This guide shows you how to install TrickDroid ROM for HTC One.
Looking for root access on your Sprint HTC One? Well! You’ve landed on very good platform to get what you want, thanks to recognized XDA developer -viperboy-. Rooting enables you to get your super user rights right on your Android smartphone by voiding up manufacturer limitations, the HTC One shines with very good specs and features such as high-quality UltraPixel camera, faster performance and more, it enjoys Jelly Bean OS and rooting will allow you to modify that.