Last year Microsoft announced plans to develop a game streaming device that would allow you to play games on any screen without buying a full-fledged console or gaming PC. All you’d need is an internet connection and a game controller. But in May we learned that Microsoft may have discontinued work on that device… instead […]
Magisk v24 brings Android 12 support, drops MagiskHide
Magisk is a popular utility for rooting and customizing Android phones through installation of modules. The latest version brings support for Android 12 and a new feature called Zygisk that could bring support for new, more powerful modules that can run code in every Android apps’ processes. But Magisk v24 also marks the end of […]
Lilbits 6-30-2020: With YouTube TV priced at $65, is cord-cutting worth it anymore?
When Google launched YouTube TV a few years ago, the service delivered live TV streams from 50 networks for $35 per month, plus features including a cloud DVR and support for up to 9 user accounts. It seemed like a pretty good alternative to cable. Then the company hiked the price to $49 last year. […]
Some apps may stop working on rooted Android phones due to SafetyNet update
Google’s SafetyNet services and APIs allow Android app makers to ensure that they’re running on phones that haven’t been tampered with… at least in theory. In practice that would prevent you from running some Android apps on phones that have been rooted. But Magisk, the most popular tool for rooting smartphones also includes a “hide” […]