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It seems that Samsung love to cover all portions of market as they did a great job with latest possible 8-inch tablet known as Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0, following the Note series, it does offer the S-Pen too that makes you tasks easier because using the tablet with the S Pen feels very good. If you’re looking for a custom recovery to improve the usability of your Note 8.0 with custom ROMs, you’ve landed on a very good place, here you can get the popular TWRP (TeamWin Recovery Project), thanks to senior XDA developer emwno.
As for we have TWRP Recovery version 2.5 for Galaxy Note 8.0 and it’s well matched with both modes, N5100 and N5110. TWRP recovery packs many good features that you can’t find in other recoveries, it’s not limited just installation of custom ROMs and backups and wipe, it also includes a file manager app, onscreen keyboard to name and rename backups, theme engine to make fun with themes, and more.
Modification is what, Android devices are famous as modification enables you to enhance the usability of your device because of various means including tweaks and custom ROMs but before you start make fun with custom ROMs, a custom recovery must be installed on your device such as the famed ClockworkMod custom recovery, ClockworkMod recovery 6.0 has been ported to Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0, thanks to senior XDA developer emwno.
There are many reasons to flash ClockworkMod recovery on Galaxy Note 8.0 like you can use it to install zip files containing custom ROMs, MODs, etc as well as CWM allows you to perform backups and wipe. This guide shows you how to install ClockworkMod recovery for Galaxy Note 8.0, it’s well-matched with both, Galaxy Note with model number and N5100 and model number N5110.
Google said that Hangouts will roll out gradually to Gmail in a few weeks but if you can’t wait, use this tip to manually active Google Hangouts from Gmail.
Recently Google launched their unified messenger named Hangouts across web, App store and Google Play Store, this latest service packs impressive features to connect you to your friends family by various means such as chat, video call, groups and more, even it entertains you with actions of your friend like you’re able to get notifications and you can know whether your friend have seen your message or not.
Google Hangouts service stay in sync with all of your devices but Google said that Hangouts will gradually roll out to Gmail in a few weeks but if you can’t wait, simply turn on Hangouts from Gmail manually, it’s pretty simple and easy. However it’s worthy to note that this trick doesn’t seem to be working in Google apps, online Gmail.
Login to your Gmail account
Login to Google Talk in sidebar, click on image that is linked with Gtalk account
Click on “Try the new Hangouts”
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is finally receiving the long-awaited Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update officially, the petty 3G tablet is being updated through OTA (over the air) and Samsung KIES carrying the firmware P6800DXMD3, the update is available just in Asia at this time but worry not as Samsung will hopefully push it to other countries soon in near future.
However if you can’t wait or if you can’t update tablet using KIES or OTA notification, simply download and install it manually using Odin that we’re discussing here. Keep in mind that this update is well-matched with just Galaxy Tab 7.7 having model number P6800.
The famed AOKP (Android Open Kang Project) has been landed to your T-Mobile HTC One unofficially, thanks to recognized XDA developer Romanbb. AOKP custom ROM is known for customization that enables you to personalize almost everything to bump up your favorite UI on your T-Mobile HTC One, since it’s AOSP-based ROM, it provides a stock Android experience but improve usability of phone.
So you got your cute HTC One powered by T-Mobile network and now itching to get super user rights on phone via root access? Well! If you’ve landed on a very good platform as here you can easily root your T-Mobile HTC One, thanks to recognized XDA developer. Rooting enables to do everything with your phone as it gives you full rights as root voids limitations of manufacture on your phone but do keep in mind that it also voids the warranty of phone, so it’s important to note this lose first.
The TWRP Recovery (TeamWin Recovery Project) is known for a bit different and handy interface, it’s fully touch-based custom recovery to update your Android device with custom ROMs, tweaks, kernels, etc as well as you can perform backups and wipe even it does offer some more features to support your life such as a inbuilt keyboard to name and rename backups, file manager app, theme engine and more. Here you can try the TWRP Recovery on your T-Mobile HTC One, thanks to a recognized XDA contributor Flyhalf205.
ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) is one of best useful custom recovery that you can use at least this time to make fun using custom ROMs, MODs, tweaks and custom kernels as well as you can perform backups and wipe easily to enhance the usability of your Android smartphone and a recognized XDA contributor Flyhalf205 has managed to get the ClockworkMod recovery for T-Mobile HTC One.
No doubt that the HTC One is really a worthy device as it seems that HTC has managed to gain a lot of positive reviews because of many decent features, I know you may face cons but it support various tasks of your life that force you to give it a try such as the UltraPixel camera for a better photography that focus on quality instead of quantity, stunning metal body, BoomSound, and a lot more, the HTC One runs Android Jelly Bean with latest HTC Sense UI, so in the end we can expect that the Android development will deal in impressive modification of HTC One with custom ROMs, tweaks, hacks and more.
But when we talk about modification of this HTC’s phone, bootloader unlocking is the first thing to come in mind as it enables you to root, install custom recovery, custom kernels and more. However it’s really important to note that unlocking the bootloader will void the warranty of your HTC One permanently, so think about this task twice, if you can’t afford this lose, stay away for unlocking.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 does pack very useful features and apps to support your life, here we’re discussing to Galaxy S4’s lock screen widgets, it’s pretty easy to get lock screen widgets on the Samsung Galaxy S4 but you have to pass some extra settings to get full grip over them. Just after unpacking your newly purchased Samsung Galaxy S4, you may think that the phone doesn’t have lock screen widgets but it’s not true, however the default lock screen of Galaxy S4 is just a clock widget to make fun, in fact the Korean company is utilizing so many features of Android 4.2 to customize the interface, but some of them need to be obtained manually.
The popular ParanoidAndroid ROM has been landed to Oppo Find 5, the ParanoidAndroid is known for hybrid mode, you can experience everything at once, tablet UI and phone UI, however I should be honest, it’s not a tablet mode but look and feel of interface is similar to tablet. There are a lot of customization options to customize the interface of your Find 5 depending on your personal choice as you can scale your apps and widgets, even you are independent of system DPI.
Recently Paranoid brought Halo, if you’re unfamiliar with Halo, it’s a way to enjoy multi-window on Find 5, it’s quite simple to use, you can allow apps to get a notification, care about your tasks, the interface is stunning that seems similar to Facebook Home. So it’s worthy to try the ParanoidAndroid ROM over your Oppo Find 5 to improve the usability of phone, thanks to recognized XDA developer aaronpoweruser.
It’s very important to note that you may find something missing or bugs, however the developer is working to iron out them.
The Oppo Find 5 is now receiving the attention of developers as the official CyanogenMod 10.1 is now available for the Oppo Find 5, thanks to recognized XDA developer XpLoDWilD.
The CyanogenMod 10.1 is AOSP custom ROM based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, so it will give you a fully stock Android experience but it offers customization to personalize the interface depending on your choice and includes many useful tweaks such as Apollo music player app, file manager app, T9 dialer and more. However since it’s a custom ROM, it may contain a few bugs.