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Meet Oppo N1

Innovation in smartphones has stopped. Most of the manufacturers are just upgrading the specs of thier phones for the sake of it. Every year, smartphones have become slightly faster with slightly larger screens, slightly better camera and get slight design changes.  Oppo, the high-end manufacturer best known for its bluray players stayed away from the trend and unveiled 'Oppo N1' , the first smartphone from their new N-Lens flagship series.

Oppo N1 is a new phablet running on Android 4.2.2 with notable innovations. The N1 features a 5.9-inch 1080p HD display, a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, and a 13-megapixel camera. The phone, which comes in 16GB or 32GB storage capacities, also has support for quad-band GSM and pentaband HSPA+ support. Currently there's no LTE in sight but the manufacturer may produce LTE version of the N1 focusing  on the US market in the near future. The device is 9 mm thick and weighs at around 213 g, making it over 40g heavier than the …

How to Root Nexus 4 [using Windows]

Hello there! I'm guessing you've got yourself a shiny new Nexus 4 and you've heard about this thing called "Rooting" and how it supposedly can let you do all sorts of things that your phone currently cannot do, or something like that.

Making modifications to the software on your phone is not like getting your car painted or putting on some new rims. It's much more like replacing the fuel injectors or changing the valve timing. If you don't know what you're doing, there's a very real chance you can render your phone permanently unusable.

But relax! You are in safe hands now. Just follow the instructions below and you've got it under control.

This method works for all android versions including 4.2.1 , 4.2.2 and 4.3.

Before we begin, please BACK UP EVERYTHING on your phone to your computer.
To backup your SMS, Contacts, Call logs, Calendar entries and App data  install Super Backup app from here Super Backup

After installing app and backing up …

Custom ROMs : Advantages and Disadvantages


Updated versions:
You can flash the latest  Android versions according to your device's specs which can make your old phone look new. You can upgrade to a version of the OS that has not yet been released for your device, or never will be.
There are a number of features that can be customized to suit your taste and working environment. For instance, Custom themes can bring a new look and feel to your device. Pie controls can be used instead of buttons or on-screen keys.

Improve performance and Battery Life :
Custom ROMs are oftenfaster, more efficient, and use less memorybecause
the developer ripped out useless bloatwares, such as carrier installed apps or manufacturer's unwanted gimicky apps.the developer optimized the kernel. For example, an undervolted kernel can provide a much better battery life than the stock one.we can overclock or underclock the processor according to our needs

Install Apps on SD card:
This is currently not possible with stock ROMs. I…

No Android Fragmentation. Only Android Clones..

Time and again we hear people talking about Android fragmentation. Apple does it on every chance they get to speak about Android. For years, Google’s rivals have used the “Android is fragmented” argument to hype their own platforms. Microsoft executives, for example, have long suggested that one of their key goals with Windows Phone is to prevent it from splintering into multiple versions on multiple devices, ensuring a common experience for all users of the platform.It has been a hot topic on every tech websites and blogs. So is there really Android Framentation or it is actually fragmentation of Android devices?

1) Android Platform Fragmentation

Android is an open-source platform so the inheritance of knowledge between people interested in copying, modifying, adding new features, tweaking is very easy. The only problem may be that should everyone else have the same rights to the knowledge that you have tirelessly gathered and perfected ? This fear was ever present in Android. There…

McLaren P1 : Augmented Reality App

Mclaren has been an undeniable star in the Auto Market for a long time. But there is another place where McLaren has outshined the rest of the automakers. They have given pretty much everyone their own P1.
McLaren have developed an Augmented Reality app for Android. It uses the camera to pick up a special design on paper that you print out from McLaren's Facebook page, which then generates a 3D P1 right on your Android.

Here are few pics i've taken from the app

Watch this video review of the app from Armando Ferreira.

It's cool. Go to the google playstore to download your copy so you can get a bit of P1 coolness in your own hand, since you'll probably never own or see one yourself.

Playstore Link : McLaren P1

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