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TWRP goes to version 2.8.6.0. – minor enhancements and improvements

TWRP goes to version 2.8.6.0 and it shows some notable changes overall. You get some scroll bar adjustments, some keyboard and scaling improvements, that sort of thing.       Official Changelog: [box type=”shadow”] Fix daylight savings time rules for USA and Europe (_that) Allow mulitple overlays for popup boxes (Dees_Troy) Add pattern style password…

TWRP update to v 2.8.5.0 – better GUI scaling and improved thread handling
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TWRP update to v 2.8.5.0 – better GUI scaling and improved thread handling

TWRP updated to v2.8.5.0 today and among the improvements you will find are GUI scaling and better USB keyboard support. You usually use TWRP when you need to flash ZIP files or backup your device. The update does not bring any new device support but it does help devices which already have TWRP work better….

Paranoid Android releases alpha Lollipop custom ROM for some devices
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Paranoid Android releases alpha Lollipop custom ROM for some devices

Paranoid Android released the first alpha Lollipop custom ROM for some devices. The great part about having a Nexus device is the fact that you will always get the newest OS and custom ROMs first. Ever since Lollipop launched, some indie developers have been working on AOSP for Nexus phones and tablets.     A…

Xperia Z3 tablet gets Cyanogen Mod support; DROID Maxx gets new nightlies
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Xperia Z3 tablet gets Cyanogen Mod support; DROID Maxx gets new nightlies

The Xperia Z3 tablet is getting official CyanogenMod support starting today. In order to get it, all you have to do is get over to CyanogenMod and find scorpion_windy.     Apart from the new support, DROID MAXX users can be happy to know that nightlies for obake are being worked on again. They will…

Google posts factory images and binaries for 2013 Nexus 7 and Nexus 10
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Google posts factory images and binaries for 2013 Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

Google just posted Android 5.0.2 factory images and binaries for the 2013 versions of Nexus 10 and Nexus 7. If you have one of these devices you can be sure you’ll be getting yet another update soon. These devices are already on Android 5.0.1, so that will not be such a big change, especially since…