Update CM10.1 RC5 on Google Nexus 7 Running Jelly Bean 4.2.2

Nexus 7

The users of Asus Google Nexus 7 are currently powered by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and while many would stick with the official updates, there are loads who who go for Custom ROMs. One such custom build is the CyanogenMod 10.1 (CM10.1). They have released the 5th candidate and of course there is a long way for them to go to perfect this built. You can now install the CM10.1 RC5 on Google Nexus 7 based on Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Firmware following this tutorial. Please know that this tutorial will only work for the Google Nexus 7 and do not try this on any other device.

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Install CM 10.1 RC 5 on Sony Xperia Z [How-To]

Xperia Z

Folks you must be aware of the Sony flagship, the Xperia Z. The CyanogenMod team has been working very hard on the device and have come up with yet another release candidate, RC5 for the Xperia Z device. It is a released candidate of the CM 10.1 build and chances are we will see a plenty more of these before the final build comes out. If you want the ROM, please follow the guide below to Install CM 10.1 RC 5 on Sony Xperia Z successfully.

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Gapps (Google Apps) – Download Latest Gapps For Android

CM

Gapps are the primary applications by Google that are already installed in your device when you buy and Android smartphone. You can find and update many Google Applications in the Google Play Store. These apps are usually always running on your device in the background. Some of these applications include Google Talk, Google Sync, Google Backup and Transport, Car Home, Google Maps etc. If you are looking for other Google applications, you can always download them from the Google Play Store.

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Get CyanogenMod (CM) 10.1 RC2 ROM for the HTC One X [How-To]

HTC One X

This CyanogenMod (CM) 10.1 RC2 ROM for the HTC One X is based on the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. If you want to, you can install the custom firmware by following the simple tutorial ahead. This is the unofficial version so you will need to ClockWorkMod installed on the device. You should also understand that the bootloader should be unlocked otherwise you will not be able to get this ROM. This is also a nightly build therefore you may experience a lot of FC errors and boot loops but as the development proceeds, things might get better. You should backup your data if you wish, and make sure you have at least 50% battery. You should also have the proper HTC One X drivers which can be downloaded by clicking here. Lastly ensure that USB debugging is enabled. If you are ready to proceed please follow the steps after the break.

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PlayView for CardsUI Brings Google Play Cards Aesthetics and Higher Functionality (WIP)

PlayView for CardsUI

If you are an Android user, chances are that you are always on the XDA forums looking for newer tweaks and applications that might come across. More than that, if you run into some sort of a trouble with your device, the great people over at the XDA forums are sure to be of help. If you are not following them, please be sure to visit them and explore the wonderful things you can possibly do with your cellphone. They have been working on a project that goes by the name Playview for CardsUI.  This is an open-sourced project which basically aims to mimic the aesthetics of Google Play Store and the cards.

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