Tag: Android

Android 8.0 Oreo, thoroughly reviewed | Ars Technica

Looking forward to when LineageOS can upgrade to Oreo. There’s a lot of new features that may make life a lot easier generally. Take a look in the article for details We take a 20,000 word deep-dive on Android’s “foundational” upgrades. Source: Android 8.0…

‘The Sims’ is finally coming to your iPhone and Android phones

The Sims – as in the PROPER Sims being made for Android/iOS? Definitely going to look at this, but I bet it’s going to be online only which is pointless when your main commute is Underground.   The actual game you loved—not like The…

Your Android Phone Has a Built-In Childproofing Feature

VERY useful feature to stop accidentally breaking out of an app. Useful also for people streaming from their phones Ever needed to hand your phone to a kid? Even if you don’t want to, sometimes you’re trying to keep them quiet at a restaurant,…

The Meitu selfie app unlocks your anime beauty and personal data

Meitu has been taking off — everywhere I look on my Facebook, Twitter, I see pictures run through the app. But do you actually check to see what permissions it asks for? A crazy amount it seems. I just checked on Google Play (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mt.mtxx.mtxx)…

Update & Build Prep – Lineage OS – Lineage OS Android Distribution

Cyanogen’s fork is beginning to take shape. Currently my devices aren’t showing but fingers crossed it will. Few points worth noting from their site: The build roster is ever growing, but we are supporting Marshmallow and Nougat capable devices. We’ll list the 80+ devices…

Cyanogen Inc. shuts down CyanogenMod in Christmas bloodbath | Ars Technica

Open source Android ROM project dies, developers launch fork. Source: Cyanogen Inc. shuts down CyanogenMod in Christmas bloodbath | Ars Technica So, CM is dead, but like with most things in the open source world, things will be forked, especially if there’s a disagreement…

Android 6.0

So I updated my S5 to Android 6.0.1 using Cyanogenmod, and I’ve noticed some slight lagging. Apps tend to close themselves randomly, normally when less apps are running than on Android  5.1.1. Also, when using the tethered connection, there’s some lag there too, causing my online…

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