Sunday, August 18, 2013

Asphalt 8 (racing game) For Android and iOS on August 22

The all time popular racing game Asphalt now upcoming with it's new version Asphalt 8 on Android and iOS devices on August 22. It's a game just looks similar to Need For speed .

Asphalt 8 would see a much improve graphics,and new levels. The game will cost you just $ 0.99 from the app store .


asphalt 8 android,ios game



The company is also holding a contest that will allow one lucky users to get the game before the official release. If this is not good enough for you, 21 lucky winners will be able to get the game free of cost. To enter the contest, all you need to do is head over to Gameloft Blog, enter your details in the form provided and also subscribe to the developer’s YouTube channel.
The game will offer various new maps with weather conditions, new physics engine, new game modes and much more. The new locations include London, Tokyo, Nevada and Iceland. The game will offer multi-player mode and will allow users to destroy objects, perform stunts, and jump off ramps.

Friday, August 16, 2013

CyanogenMod (CM 10.2) Android 4.3 For Sony Xperia Z [Install]

For Sony Xperia Z users,If you want to taste latest android version Android 4.3 jellybean than your wait is over as The Rom giant CyanogenMod launched CM 10.2 Custom rom for Xperia Z which will feature Android 4.3 Jellybean.


CM 10.2 xperia Z

pure stock experience with the Google Play Edition and a custom experience with CyangenMod. The CM10.2 ROM is fast, stable and customisable. Of course there is always the chance of coming across some bugs.

IF YOU WANT TO INSTALL IT FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW:


Back up data and settings using a recommended custom recovery tool such as ClockworkMod (CWM) or TWRP, as data wiping process is mandatory in this tutorial.
Verify appropriate USB drivers are installed on the computer (Download Sony Xperia Z USB drivers).
Ensure USB debugging mode is enabled on phone by navigating to Menu > Settings > Applications > Development option.
Double-check that phone has at least 80% battery charge to prevent unexpected device shutdown (due to battery drain) while installing ROM.
Verify if the device is unlocked (not locked to specific carrier) and rooted with ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) installed.
If device is stuck at booting or experiences boot loop issues, Wipe Cache Partition and Wipe Dalvik Cache a few more times before rebooting.
Allow newly installed ROM to stabilise for five minutes before using the device.
If a Status 7 error message flashes while installing firmware, it could be due to an incompatible device or absence of a necessary kernel (for instance, a Jelly Bean Kernel must be installed before installing any Jelly Bean ROM).
Steps to Install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean via CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM on Sony Xperia Z
Step-1: Download Android 4.3 CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM for Sony Xperia Z and Google Apps on computer.
Step-2: Connect the Xperia Z to the computer via USB cable. Without extracting the zip file, copy the downloaded firmware zip to the root folder on phone’s SD card.
Step-3: Disconnect the phone from computer and then Power it off
Step-4: Boot the Xperia Z into recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up, Home and Power buttons together. The recovery mode will appear soon.
Note: In recovery mode, use Volume buttons to navigate between options and Power button to select the desired option.
Step-5: In recovery mode first perform a Nandroid backup of the existing ROM which can be restored later if the new ROM does not work or users want to return to the previous firmware. To perform a Nandroid backup, select Backup and Restore then select Backup again on the next screen. When backup is completed return to the main recovery menu.
Step-6: Perform data wiping task to eliminate clash between the new ROM and the previous ROM. Select wipe data/factory reset then select Yes on the next screen to confirm the action. Then select wipe cache partition and after the wiping process completes select Wipe Dalvik Cache under advance option. Once the wiping process is done, go back to the recovery menu.
Step-7: Select Install Zip from SD card then select Choose Zip from SD card. Now locate the Android 4.3 CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM zip which was earlier copied to the phone’s SD card. Press the Power button to select it and confirm installation on next screen.
Step-8: Once the installation process is completed, return to the main recovery menu and reboot the phone by choosing reboot system now. The first boot will take some time.
The Xperia Z should now be successfully updated with Android 4.3 CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM. Navigate to Menu>> Settings>> About phone>> Software info to verify the new firmware running on the device.
Note: To go back to the previous ROM, boot the Xperia Z into recovery mode. Then select Backup and Restore and restore the ROM by selecting it from the list.

DOWNLOAD ROM-click here

Thursday, August 15, 2013

HTC One X may receive Official Android 4.2 Jellybean Update

A&T HTC One X Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and Sense 5 update has been pegged for arrival though owners of the aging AT&T flagship should not expect it to roll out any time soon.

It is pretty sure that the update is very near and can arrive at any moment.It is expected that update might be just 1-2 weeks away.


HTC One x android 4.2


It's just that no confirm release date is out but if we see history of A&T we can expect it this month.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Android 4.2.2 Galaxy S2 I9100 Via Vanilla Rootbox V4.2 Rom

For Samsung Galaxy S2 owners if you want to taste Android 4.2.2 on Your device,than now you can install a better and very stable custom Rom ' Vanilla Rootbox V4.2 Rom' on Galaxy S2.


best and stable custom rom for galaxy s2
Samsung Galaxy S2 featuring Android 4.2.2 Jellybean


The ROM offers a host of latest Jelly Bean features to Galaxy S2 users such as multi-user support, gesture typing, new quick settings option, lock-screen widget, new camera app, photo sphere, improved Google Now, new daydream feature and miracast display.

Features:


  • Per App DPI
  • Per App UI (Phone, Tablet, Phablet)
  • Per App Expanded Mode (Fullscreen support)
  • OTA Updates via Goo Manager
  • Camera: Save to external memory
  • Phone: Advance Phone Settings (Vibrate on Answer, Every 45 Seconds, On Hangup and On Call Waiting)
  • Phone: Noise Suppression
  • Phone: Blacklist
  • MMS: Easy Selector
  • MMS: Privacy Mode
  • MMS: Quick Message
  • MMS: Emoji Support
  • MMS: Direct Call
  • Home button call answer (Accessibility Option)
  • Variable size pattern lockscreen
  • Clock: Increasing Alarm
  • Clock: Flip/Shake - Snooze or Dismiss
  • Clock: Disable Alarm Icon on Statusbar
How to install the Rom:
Step 1: Connect the phone to computer via USB cable and mount the device's storage.
Step 2: Without extracting, copy the downloaded ROM and Google Apps zip files to the root folder on phone's SD card.
Step 3: After copying the files, disconnect the device's USB cable from computer and then Power off the phone.
Step 4: Boot the phone into recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume UpHome and Power button together. Wait until the screen flashes and then release all three buttons. (Note: Use Volume buttons to navigate between options and Power button to select an option in recovery).
Step 5: Take a Nandroid Backup of the existing ROM, so that it can be restored later if the new ROM fails to work or if you want to go back to previous/original ROM. To do a backup, choose Backup and Restore and then click Backup again on next screen. Return to main recovery menu once backup is done.
Step 6: Perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and then choose Yes on next screen to confirm. Wait for a few minutes until the data wipe process completes. Then, return to CWM recovery main menu.
Step 7: Perform Wipe Cache Partition and once the process completes, choose Wipe Dalvik Cache under advance option. After this process is completed, proceed to the next step.
Step 8: Choose Install Zip from SD card and then click Choose Zip from SD card. Now, navigate to the RootBox v4.2 ROM zip file that you copied earlier in step 3 and choose it by tapping Power button. Confirm the ROM installation on next screen and the installation process will begin.
Step 9: Once ROM installation is complete, repeat the step 8 but choose theGApps file instead of ROM zip to install Google Apps.
Step 10: Finally, return to the main recovery menu and hit Reboot System Now. The phone will now reboot into the newly installed ROM. However, the first boot may be time-consuming and take about five minutes to complete. So, leave it alone.

Download Custom Rom here- CLICK HERE

LG Optimus L1 II 3-inch Low cost Upcoming Android Phone

If you want an entry level smartphone and looking for choices than LG's new upcoming smartphone is here 'LG Optimus G2 II' a 3-inch Low cost smatphone.

LG_optimus_l1_2_specs_and_price


LG Optimus L1 II specs and features:


  • 3-inch display with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset with 1 GHz processor
  • 512MB Ram
  • 2 megapixel fixed focus rear camera
  • 4 GB of internal memory that can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card slot.
  •  Bluetooth 3.0, GPS support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and HSDPA up to 7.2 Mbps
  • runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 
  • pre-installed QuickMemo app and the Cheese Shutter, which enables you to capture images with voice commands.
LG Optimus L1 II priced at $95 (Rs 5600) and will come with Black and White color option,and soon coming to Russia and UK stores.

Official Android 4.3 For Samsung Galaxy S3 Coming Soon

Samsung's Popular Android Phone Galaxy S3 T-mobile soon gonna receive the Android 4.3 jellybean update.


Android_4.3_for_galaxy_s3


The device currently runs Android 4.1.2, JellyBean. The Android 4.3 update for the smartphone was confirmed by the Telecom team, who responded to a message that was sent by someone. The Galaxy Note 2 is also expected to receive the new software and skip the current version.

The build number for the new version is JZ054K.I535VRBMF1, while the previous update was JZ054K.I535VRBMD3.


This new Android 4.3 will bring new features on Galaxy S3 like multi-window support, auto share shot with NFC, and other apps. It began rolling out today and can be downloaded OTA over-the-air.

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Friday, August 9, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Grand Official Android 4.2.2 Jellybean Update

The Popular 5-inch smartphone Samsung Galaxy Grand is now available to get Android 4.2.2 Jellybean update.


android 4.2.2 update for Galaxy Grand duos


Samsung had announced that the upgrade cycle for its Galaxy Grand smartphone would officially end with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The last major update for the device is now seeding in Russia and the South Korean manufacturer is expected to roll out the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean ROM globally in the coming days.


Here are the update details:
  • Model Name: Galaxy Grand Duos
  • Model Version: GT-I9082
  • OS Version: Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • Build Date: 29.07.2013
  • PDA: I9082XXUBMGA

With this latest update certain changes comes with it like such the lock screen widgets, advanced toggles menu, daydream screensaver, improved task switching and a few minor tweaks to enhance the overall user experience.

If you need the official Firmware right now,if you cannot wait for few more days then you can install on your own from link given below

DOWNLOAD-click here

Thursday, August 8, 2013

LG Optimus G2 Smartphone better than Samsung Galaxy S4

When you will look at specs and features of LG Optimus G2 Smartphone you will surely say that 'it's better than the popular Galaxy S4'.


LG G2 smartphone


Latest processor and Snapdragon 800 makes it the most advanced phone right now.

LG G2 specs and features:

  •  runs on Android 4.2.2  jellybean
  • 5.2-inch 1080p HD display screen
  • 13-megapixel rear camera 
  • Snapdragon 800 CPU clocked at 2.26GHz with 4G LTE Advanced
  •  2GB of RAM
  • 16 GB or 32 GB internal memory and no micro sd card for expandable memory
  • 3,000mAh battery that has a reported usage time of up to 1.2 days
Black and white models will be released in the name of LG G2. No details about Price and release date is yet out in the market.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Unofficial CM10.2 Android 4.3 For Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300

For Samsung users waiting for Official Android 4.3? here is a good news for you if you want to install Android 4.3 than Samsung Galaxy S3 users can now get Unofficial CM 10.2 (Cyanogenmod 10.2) Android 4.3.

CM 10.2 For Galaxy S3


if you want to install the custom Rom do follow these steps:

How to install:
  • Download the zip
  • Download Gapps
  • WIPE DATA/FACTORY RESET
  • Install the update zip from recovery
  • Install gapps
  • Reboot

Known Bugs:

• Graphics glitches (When Rotating the screen & the Fluctuation within the browser when loading a web page or Address bar going black)

• Camera issues (Regarding front camera or else)

• Native screenshot function not working (Error: Storage is busy?)


Workarounds:

• Use firefox/Chrome for now Until the stock browser seems to be that stable. However there is no workaround for the rotation bug rather than keeping patience. Here is something more than a simple workaround)

• Use Camera JB+ based on original 4.2.2 camera. Everything will work flawlessly then.

• Use Screenshot ER for the time being. Does a better job.



download Rom and it's update here-CLICK HERE

Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie Spotted on Nexus 7 and Nexus 4

Just Few days ago Google launched Android 4.3 Jellybean version,some features were added on the new version.


Android 5.0 key lime pie leaked images


And now suddenly we witnessed a new major report that "Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie" the upcoming version spotted running on Nexus 7 and Nexus 4.

The build versions of Gingerbread started with G, and latest updates like Android 4.3 Jelly Bean started with J (like JWR66V and JSS15J) latest information has revealed a set of devices running Android version KRS36B, with the K being the important part here. This is the next version of Android, which is rumored to bring some major design overhauls into our world.

Still it's not a confirmed report but it looks like Nexus 7 and Nexus 4 could be among the first one to get Android 5.0 key lime pie update

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Micromax Canvas HD Official Android 4.3 jellybean Update [coming soon]

Canvas HD Android 4.3


Micromax is currently testing Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The first handset that might get the latest version of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is none other than Canvas HD. The reveal was made by Twitter sensation @MMXNewscaster. It's not a silly prank played by @MMXNewscaster because the alleged image showing off Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is clearly visible. What else?

Tweet was "Micromax testing Android Jelly Bean 4.3. #Canvas HD #ComingSoon. Thus few expected that Canvas HD will run on Android 4.3. Now it's sure that Canvas 4 Android 4.3 should be ready till now and you could expect it very soon on Your devices.

With this step Micromax is giving the proof that even they are not running behind the leading Mobile brands.

Monday, August 5, 2013

Sony Xperia Tablet Z Official Android 4.2.2 Jellybean Launched

The Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP321, which is the European LTE version, has started receiving its Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 update from Sony. The update brings centered soft buttons, a notification area on top instead of at the bottom and with quick settings in it.


xperia tablet z official update


The status bar is semi-transparent in the lockscreen and there are a number of optimizations and improvements under the hood.

Certain more changes are there like in WiFi settings etc .

BBM For Android on Samsung App Store[coming soon]

No official release date of Blackberry BBM for Android is out,however Samsung has recently begun talking about BBM for Android. They have yet to drop anything in terms of a release date, but they have mentioned terms such as “upcoming” and “soon.” The important part to remember is the definition of “soon” usually varies depending on who is doing the talking.

BBM for android leaked


In this case Samsung is pointing towards the upcoming availability of the BBM for Android app in the Samsung Apps store. This next bit shouldn’t be much of a surprise in terms of app availability, however Samsung also mentioned how BBM for Android was coming to the Play Store.

And yes Africa will receive it first.Further details here pointed towards this being available as “part of Samsung Messaging Hub as a complementary addition to the current slate of propriety and third party messaging services.”

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Sony Xperia i1 Homani :Leaked images and specs

A leaked image revealed details about the upcoming xperia phone 'xpera i1 Homani'.


Xperia i1 homani specs


The photos originally came from a Vietnamese Facebook page, and have since spread to GSM Arena as well as Know Your Mobile. The set of three photos shows the device through various angles, and reveal that the device will have a 20 megapixelxel camera. The camera will also have an f/2.0 aperture and 5mm focal length, a Xenon flash and BIONZ image, which will work with the Sony Cybershot camera app. However, the resolution of the camera has yet to be confirmed.

Xperia i1 specs:

  • 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 5-inch HD 1080p Screen
  • runs on Android 4.2.2 jellybean
  • 20-megapixel Exmor RS camera that would also feature Sony G-lens and BIONZ image processor which are usually found in some of Sony's digital cameras.
No information about release date and price has revealed.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Facebook For Android Most waited Feature now out

A new update on Facebook for android app released on Thursday covering 'one of the most popular features of Facebook Home: Cover Feed'.

Facebook for Android home feature update


Facebook Home's Cover Feed displays photos and posts from friends on the lock screen of your phone. You can swipe through, comment on and like updates — all without launching the Facebook app or even unlocking your phone.

With this feature users will get the same look and feel as the Home counterpart including quick access to camera and messages. Chat heads and the Home launcher will not be available as a feature of the app — however, users can enable chat heads from Facebook's stand-alone Messenger app.

Facebook has offered the option to use Cover Feed without the launcher as part of Facebook Home since launch. Thursday brings that same ability to those who just have the Facebook Android app installed.

Asus Nexus 8:specs,price and review [report]

After Nexus 7.2 it's time to look at the upcoming high hardware supported Asus Google Nexus 8.

Asus Google Nexus 8


Nexus 8 is expected to be launch somewhere in October or November as it is expected to come with the upcoming Android 5.0 key Lime Pie which will release in October.

Nexus 8 specs:
  • 8-inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200
  •  a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor clocked at 1.7 GHz
  •  Adreno 320 GPU
  • 3 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front-facing one
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • Android 5.0 Key Lime pie
We are not sure about the specs as lots of rumors are hovering in specs and hardware,

Price of Nexus 8 would be around $199 for 8 GB internal memory.With specs we are looking at Nexus 8 seems to be a disappointment right now. 

Friday, August 2, 2013

Official Android 4.2.2 for Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus leaked

As recently Samung confirmed that Samsung Galaxy S2 won't get Android 4.2 update.A new leak arrived featuring Samsung Galaxy S2 plus running on Android 4.2.2 jellybean update.

samung galaxy s2 plus


The rom leaked can now be downloaded for Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus

The ROM is based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and has a built date July 24. Unfortunately, there is no change log available at the moment, nor a list of what issues (if any) it has. Still, early adopters mention launcher, weather widget and lock screen from the Samsung Galaxy S4 and a slightly smoother performance.

Unfortunately, the multi-window feature is still not available for the Samsung Galaxy S II Plus users. Samsung will start rolling out the official update in the coming days and Germany will be the first region to get the taste of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
Meanwhile, if you are in a hurry to check out the Android 4.2.2 on your Galaxy S II Plus smartphones, then the firmware is available in the source link below.
download click here-Android 4.2.2 update
A reminder install it properly otherwise it can damage your device.

No official Android 4.2 update for Samsung Galaxy S2 [confirmed]

The korean giant Samsung has decided not to release Android 4.2 jellybean update for Samsung Galaxy s2.

Samsung Galaxy S2 update


Samsung reported that while running Android 4.2 jellybean in Galaxy S2 they were facing problems with Touchwiz user interface.

Samsung received Android 4.1.2 jellybean update in March of this year and now will be stuck to use this Rom only.

And a news that Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus may get Android 4.2 update.

Still if you want to taste Android 4.2 jellybean on Galaxy S2 than you can use custom Roms build for Galaxy S2. 

Thursday, August 1, 2013

BlackBerry Messenger(BBM) for Android leaked image out

As earlier reported,Blackberry Messenger for Android is coming soon to Android devices this September.


BBM for android leaked


A leaked image featuring just the login page of BBM on Samsung Galaxy S3 is rolled out.With just login image we cannot guess how it would look like in Android devices does it features all same like in BlackBerry phones,It's still a question which will be revealed very soon.

Galaxy S3 Unofficial Cyanogenmod 10.2 Android 4.3 update out

As Android 4.3 recently rolled out by Google for Nexus Phones last week ,but still samsung and HTC  devices have not received the official updates till now.

Cyanogenmod 10.2 for GALAXY s3




Now if you want to experience how Android 4.3 might look in your phone than for Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 users here is the big deal 'Unofficial Android 4.3 cyanogenmod for Samsung Galaxy S3 is out'.


Recognised XDA developer, codeworkx has shared the unofficial builds of CM10.2 and an easy instruction guide to install the ROM on Galaxy S3. Head over to the original thread to learn more about the custom release.
This is an experimental build, and the Android device is likely to encounter FC errors, boot loops, several other bug issues with the installation of the custom ROM. To fix this, users will have to reinstall stock firmware or any other stable version of custom build. 

Install Android 4.3 custom Rom on Galaxy S3
1) Install USB Drivers for Samsung Galaxy S3 to transfer files between the Android device and the computer.
2) Enable USB Debugging Mode on the phone to connect it with the computer and use Android SDK with it. [Press Menu>> Settings>> Applications. From there navigate and click on Development option and then check the USB Debugging Mode.]  
3) As the tutorial might wipe out all data of the phone, create a backup. If the device is having any custom recoveries such as ClockworkMod/TWRP already installed, then backup data using the recovery.
4) The Galaxy S3 should have above 80% battery charge.
5) The phone should be rooted and have ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery installed.  
6) The CM10.2 unofficial builds work only with Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300. As flashing these on any incorrect variant is likely to brick the device, verify the model number of the Galaxy device by navigating to Settings>> About phone>> Model number
7) After flashing the ROM if the device gets stuck on Booting animation or experiences boot loop, then perform wipe cache partition and wipe dalvik cache five more times before rebooting the device. 
8) Users are advised to give five to 10 minutes to the ROM after the device boots up the first time to settle everything for a better using experience. 
Steps to install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 with CM10.2 unofficial build
Step-1: Download CM10.2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean ROM for Samsung Galaxy S3 to the computer [Alternative link]
Step-2: Download Google Apps package [Alternative link]
Step-3: Connect and mount the Galaxy S3 USB memory on the computer using USB cable. Then copy the downloaded zip files to the SD card of the phone. Ensure that the files are in the SD card root not in any folder. Also, do not extract any file     
Step-4: Unplug the USB cable from the phone and switch it off
Step-5: Boot the phone into Recovery Mode by turning on the phone while pressing and holding Volume UpHome and Power buttons together. Then release all three buttons
Note: In recovery mode, use the Volume keys to navigate between the options and Power button to select the desired option.            
Step-6: In recovery mode, perform a Nandroid backup of the existing ROM that can be restored later if the new ROM does not work or in case users wish to go back to the previous ROM. To perform Nandroid backup, select Backup and Restore, and then on the next screen, select Backup again. Go back to the main recovery menu once the backup is completed 
Step-7: Perform data wiping task to eliminate clash between the new ROM and the previous ROM. Select wipe data/factory reset and then select Yes on the next screen to confirm the action. Wait for some time until the wiping process is done and return to the CWM recovery menu. Now perform a cache wipe by selecting wipe cache partition
This is optional but it is recommended that you perform a wipe of dalvik cache to avoid boot loops and any other error. From CWM recovery, go to advancedoption and then select wipe dalvik cache
Step-8: Return to the main recovery menu and select install zip from sdcard and then select choose zip from sdcard. Navigate to the CM10.2 Android 4.3 ROM zip earlier copied to the SD card of the phone. Press the Power button to select it and confirm installation on the next screen. The ROM installation should now begin       
Step-9: Once the ROM is installed, repeat the above step but now choose Google Apps to install same
Step-10: When the installation process is completed, go to +++++Go Back +++++ and reboot the phone by selecting reboot system now from the recovery menu. The device will reboot now and boot up into the customised CM10.2 custom firmware. The first boot will take about five minutes  
Note: To go back to the previous ROM, boot the phone into recovery, selectBackup and Restore then restore the ROM by selecting it from the list.
Galaxy S3 should now be updated with CM10.2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean custom ROM. To verify the new software version running on the device head over toSettings>> About phone.


 

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