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As Android Custom ROMs are becoming more and more popular, there are many new ones being introduced often. This can make picking only one to use difficult. Typically, one of the top best ROMs please most people since everybody is different. Here are the top 5 custom ROMs: 1) Cyanogenmod Cyanogenmod is arguably the most popular custom ROM there is on Android. The Cyanogenmod project was the first of its kind and was what started the scene of custom firmwares. Starting in 2009, the founder of Cyanogenmod obtained the ability to have root access to the firmware on his phone and...
When Samsung releases a smartphone, the whole industry takes notice. The iconic brand produces some of the only devices that compete strongly with Apple's iPhone range. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is an impressive piece of kit, but is it a worthy upgrade to the S4, or are the additions just useless toys? The S5 has groundbreaking specifications. It comes with expandable storage of up to 128Gb, a snappy 2.5GHz quad core processor, and 2Gb RAM. Battery capacity has been expanded to 2800mAh, and the phone comes with a fingerprint scanner, a heart rate monitor, and an amazing 1080-pixel display. But the...
Introduction As of August 2013, Android powers nearly eighty percent of all smartphones on the planet. This should be good news for Google, the company behind the popular mobile operating system. The search giant keeps to a rapid-fire schedule of updates, refreshing Android every few months. Like its last two predecessors, Android 4.3 is still named Jelly Bean. This is the first indicator that the changes it brings are evolutionary rather than revolutionary. So, what's new? 1) Restricted User Profiles Are you always afraid that someone may inadvertently open the Facebook app as they play Angry Birds on your tablet? Restricted user profiles may...
In most measurable ways, Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 smartphone has it all over the iPhone 5. The 5-inch 1080p screen on the S4 is pure eye candy. It has far better resolution, pixel density and raw size when compared with the iPhone 5. The one way in which the iPhone hits back is by offering color realism (as opposed to the artificial vibrancy that the S4’s super AMOLED screen has). To many people, though, color realism doesn’t impress as much as popping colors do. While many phones have dual cameras, they don’t shoot out of both at the same time. The...
1) Widgets (Android and Ios): This is the most distinguishing feature that is immediately noticed by everyone. Android supports widgets on the home screens. Widgets may be anything; it may be news and weather updates, to-do lists, etc. These tiny little snippets are extremely useful in bringing information right to you without having to go into a particular app. 2) Google Now: Google Now is better than Siri in many ways. For starters, it shows you relevant information depending on where you are without your asking for it. It acts as an universal notification center for everything. And plus, it has much...
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