Author Archives: Adnan Ashraf

unlock nexus 5 bootloader

If you’ve a Nexus 5 and want to root it, flash a custom ROM or put on a custom recovery, the first step to make all this happen is to unlock Nexus 5 bootloader. A forced attempt to flash custom recovery or custom ROM without unlocking bootloader may result in a bricked device. Therefore the first step in android hacking is to unlock bootloader. In this guide we’ll talk about how to unlock Nexus 5 bootloader.
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android-kitkat

Android 4.4 KitKat is finally available for download and as expected, Nexus devices are the first among all android devices to receive the update. Android 4.4 KitKat factory images are available for the Nexus 5, Nexus 4, Nexus 7 2013 (both WiFi and LTE), Nexus 7 2012 (both WiFi and data), Nexus 10 and OTA (over-the-air) updates are available for Nexus 7, Nexus 7 2013 and Nexus 10. Hit the jump to download Android 4.4 KitKat for Nexus 4, 5, 7, 10 (factory images and OTA updates) from the direct download links.

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root nexus 5

Google Nexus 5 has been Launched. Just like any other Nexus device, Nexus 5 is also a developer and modder-friendly device. Nexus 5 has already been rooted on Android 4.4 KitKat, thanks to Chainfire at XDA. Chainfire has released an easy root for the Google Nexus 5, based on the CF-Auto-Root tool. Hit the jump for detailed instructions to root Nexus 5 on Android 4.4 KitKat firmware…
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nexus 5 specs

Google has launched the latest Nexus-branded smartphone: Nexus 5. No big flash launch event was held for the launch of Nexus 5 that is manufactured in partnership with LG. The best thing about Google’s Nexus branded smartphones is that they not only offer the high-end specs, the Nexus devices also gets the latest Android firmware updates first and are always well priced off-contract. Now that Google has launched the all new Nexus 5, it’s time to talk about the internal specifications of Nexus 5 to see what improvements and new features it offers over the Nexus 4. Hit the jump for detailed Nexus 5 specs…
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root-galaxy-note-3

Got yourself a brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and want to root it? You’ve come to the right place. In this guide we’ll talk about how to root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 using CF-Auto-Root method by Chainfire, an elite recognized developer at XDA. Samsung is known for shipping devices with unlocked bootloader, making it easy to root their devices. The latest Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is no exception, even though it comes preloaded with Samsung’s Knox security features. Hit the jump for detailed instructions on how to root Galaxy Note 3 using CF-Auto-Root…
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LG-G2-Specs

LG G2, successor to LG Optimus G, is a high-end Android smartphone with great hardware specs. LG G2 specifications are among top-of-the-line hardware available in the smartphones. it specifications include a 5.2-inch, 1080p IPS LCD display, a 2.3GHZ quad-core Snapdragon 800 chip, and 2GB of RAM. LG G2 also comes loaded with an advanced 13MP camera that features 1080p@60fps video capturing. Some of the design decisions are unusual: volume and power buttons are placed on the back of the phone. with a 3000mAh battery inside, the phone is 9 millimeters thick. It comes with 32GB built-in storage, expandable with microSD card (in some markets). Hit the jump to checkout detailed technical specs of LG G2.
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adb fastboot

If you want to unlock bootloader, install custom recovery, root your android device or flash a custom ROM on your device, you’re bound to encounter the terms such as ADB, ADB Drivers and Fastboot. In this guide we’ll talk about What is ADB and Fastboot? How to install ADB drivers and finally how to setup and use ADB and Fastboot for Android on your Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.
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xperia-z1-vs-galaxy-s4

Sony has introduced its flagship Xperia Z1 smartphone, the successor of Xperia Z. With this new smartphone, Sony continues to make impressive Android smartphones. Xperia Z1 packs great hardware specifications such as 5-inch Truliminous full HD display with the X-Reality engine, top-end 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, a monstrous 20.7MP shooter and it runs Android 4.3. The biggest challenge for Xperia Z1 will be the Galaxy S4, the new champion of the popular Samsung Galaxy lineup. So, we have put together an Xperia Z1 vs Galaxy S4 specs comparison sheet to see which one is better at hardware offerings.
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Sony-Xperia-Z1-specs

Sony Xperia Z1 codenamed ‘Honami’ has been officially announced. Sony has introduced its most anticipated phone Xperia Z1, a successor of Xperia Z, at IFA 2013. Sony Xperia Z1 specs are officially available now. Xperia Z1 specifications include a 5-inch 1080 x 1980 pixel (full HD) resolution with TFT display tech. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset which includes a 2.2GHz quad-core processor and ‘Adreno 330’ graphics. Xperia Z1 features a 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal storage. It runs Android 4.3 For detailed Sony Xperia Z1 specs, hit the jump…
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galaxy-note-3-specs

Samsung has officially announced Samsung Galaxy Note 3, a new generation model of Samsung’s super sized, pen-oriented smartphone during an event held in Berlin. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 specs include 1080p super AMOLED display, 3GB of RAM, 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 or 1.9GHz Exynos Octa Core processor, and 13MP rear camera. Hit the jump for detailed Galaxy Note 3 specs sheet.
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