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CyanogenMod 10.1 for the HTC One XL returns, breathes new life into last year’s phone

Before the HTC One, there was the HTC One X (and XL, and S, and V… I think someone forgot to tell the company what “one” means). Launched a few months before the Google Nexus 4, last year’s crop of HTC smartphones featured good displays, speedy processors, and nice design, if you don’t mind a […]

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Lilbits (5-08-2013): Ouya game console tear-down, Marvel Unlimited comes to Android

The folks at iFixit may run a community with information on fixing broken gadgets, but you can’t fix it if it ain’t broke — and they’ve made a name for themselves by breaking down the latest gear to see what makes it tick… and whether it’s possible to put it back together again. Ouya’s $99 […]

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Nightly builds of CyanogenMod 10.1 for the Kindle Fire 2

Amazon’s Kindle Fire 2 is one of the cheapest Android tablets around (if you’re looking for a model with decent build quality and performance, anyway). But the $159 tablet runs Amazon’s custom version of Android — which means you’re stuck with Amazon’s app store and user interface… unless you replace the software with something else. […]

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NOOK Color gets Android 4.2 with CyanogenMod 10.1 Alpha

It’s been almost two and a half years since Barnes & Noble released the NOOK Color, and it’s been over a year since the company stopped offering any significant software updates for the 7 inch tablet. But just because the NOOK Color has been discontinued doesn’t mean you can’t teach an old color eReader new […]

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CyanogenMod 10.1 nightly builds hit the Google Nexus 4

The CyanogenMod team has released the first nightly builds of CyanogenMod 10.1 for the Google Nexus 4. That makes it the first device to get an official version of the next version of the popular Android-based operating system, but it certainly won’t be the last. CyanogenMod is a custom version of Google Android that offers […]