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How To Jailbreak Samsung Galaxy S5 Including AT&T and Verizon

Towelroot Galaxy S5 jailbreak app

Below is a simple and very easy tutorial which gives steps to jailbreak or root Samsung Galaxy S5 variants including the AT&T and Verizon versions. If you are not aware of the background of the S5 rooting then I would like to share with you that there was a bounty announced for the person who could jailbreak Samsung Galaxy S5 smart phones, the bounty amount was over $18000 which was won by famous jailbreaker and hacker George Hotz also known as Geohot. Geohot is also known for his initial iPhone jailbreaking and also unlocking of PS3. The Samsung Galaxy S5 can be rooted using the well known tool called Geohot’s Towelroot and we shall be talking about the same in below guide. Towelroot is based upon an Android exploit that was discovered by Pinkie Pie last year. Although you dont need to understand the theory behind the Towelroot but just to tell you how it works: Once kernel goes to the crashed state, an …

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Cortana vs Siri vs Google Now [Video]

Google Nexus 7 vs iPad Mini

Below we have given a video that gives a brief comparison of Siri vs. Google Now vs. Cortana, the digital personal assistants for iOS, Android, and Windows Smart Phones. Three features working together in one row is really an awesome experience to watch. The video was posted by Windows Phone Central. You can visit this page for more information about Windows Phone 8.1 and Cortana. Below is the video regarding the subject and after that also another video showing the feature of Windows Phone 8.1   NEW WINDOWS PHONE 8.1 FEATURES  

How To Get iPhone 5S LockScreen On Android Devices

ios lockscreen on android

There has always been a little atmosphere when it comes to Android and iPhone users and we know disputes will never go away, if Android users do want a little iOS on their handsets look no further than the iPhone 5S Lock Screen apps. One may think why this is needed but this is true that many people like me even after migrating to Android would really love to have iPhone lock screen on an Android smartphone. This need has been now fulfilled by some Android apps that can provide iOS style lockscreen on Android devices including iOS 7 and iOS 6 style lockscreens. The first choice is a very beautiful app called iPhone 5s Lock Screen which you can download from google store using your Android device. Ever wanted a Slide To Unlock? Android device. This free and easy to use iPhone Lock Screen gives you a “Slide To Unlock” lock screen. Other features include high definition graphics, many backgrounds to …

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Unveiling of Android 4.4 KitKat Statue & Nexus 5 [Video]

Below is a video of unveiling the Android 4.4 KitKat statue in which it is believed that Google may have accidentally leaked its upcoming Nexus 5 smartphone. The Verge is first to indicate that employee taking picture of the statue was holding a Nexus 5 which is expected to be featuring 5.2-inch HD 1080p display, a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, a 13-megapixel rear camera, 2GB or 3GB of RAM, LTE connectivity, a 2,700 mAh battery and Android 4.4 Kit Kat. Have a look on below video and give your comments, what is your opinion about new Android 4.4 and Google Nexus 5. Read More

Find My Phone Now For Android Phones

If you know about the find my iphone feature in iOS then you shall be happy to know that Google has also announced a new feature for Android which is called ‘Android Device Manager’ that will let you find your lost Android phone. Locate and ring your misplaced device  If you ended up dropping your phone between those couch cushions, Android Device Manager lets you quickly ring your phone at maximum volume so you can find it, even it’s been silenced. And in the event that your phone or tablet is out of earshot (say, at that restaurant you left it at last night), you can locate it on a map in real time. Protecting your personal information and data While losing your phone can be stressful, Android Device Manager can help you keep your data from ending up in the wrong hands. If your phone can’t be recovered, or has been stolen, you can quickly and securely erase all …

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Android Eats Apple Cydia Lock screen Theme

Android Eats Apple: This Lock screen Theme is a very good one cause it is having the logos of two competitors which are obviously Apple and Android. In this Lock Screen Theme The logo Of Android Comes which is a human kind of shape logo. he comes and there is a logo of Apple which he then eats and the logo is then shown in his stomach This Lock Screen Theme can be found in the default Sources of Cydia. This theme can be found in the source of Modmyi. as Shown in the video below…

How To Install Android Market On BlackBerry PlayBook [Complete Guide]

The tutorial below will help you on how to run Android applications on PlayBook just like regular PlayBook applications. Although many of the apps are already available on BlackBerry App World, but the can be some which you are looking for and are still not available on App World, so you can chose to go through below process to getting the Android Market and other Android apps running on your BlackBerry PlayBook. Note: To get Android Market on BlackBerry Playbook, your PlayBook should be rooted. Check this tutorial to root / jailbreak BlackBerry PlayBook. Without root access you won’t be able to install the necessary files using a free tool called WinSCP. Once the PlayBook is rooted then you can use an application called DDPB to sideload a single Android app to your PlayBook. You will use Honeycomb Launcher to initialize the Android system on the PlayBook. After that you will use WinSCP application along with a bundled app called PuTTYgen to gain access to the root directories on the BlackBerry tablet. Then you will download …

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Saurik Has Released Cydia Substrate – Winterboard for Android

Good news for Android users or iOS users who are willing to migrate to Android, Saurik has finally released Cydia Substrate for Android which will allow its users to modify and customize their device without a need to flashing the entire device with a new custom ROM. Using Cydia Substrate you can easily modify any program both coming out of the box or installed later by users. — *IMPORTANT*: Substrate for Android is new. While I’ve spent a bunch of time testing it on a bunch of devices with many versions of Android, there is always the possibility that there’s something unique to your setup that causes an incompatibility. If possible, I’d recommend having a backup of your device handy; I’d also recommend being setup with a recovery mode image that allows you to easily delete Substrate. For more information, see this FAQ item. Users should keep in mind that Substrate includes a safety feature: by holding down the …

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Manage Pictures, Messages and Contacts on Android Via PC without USB

Android Smartphone’s are not simple phones but they have many other functions too that make them actually smart. Camera is an important and essential thing for any Smartphone.  Picture quality of phone’s camera also plays an important role in the price of a device. If we have Smartphone then we have actually a camera, our favorite songs album, videos and much more with us. Whenever we go for outing and picnic our phone memory is suddenly full if we take too much pictures. So after taking too much photograph there is need to transfer these on somewhere, which is less likely to get lost like PC. Normally android users uses the Dropbox to save media files on PC but there is another way of managing media files using the Google Chrome extension on PC. SnapPea is a new app that enables the android users to manage media files via Google Chrome. You need to install Snapea app on your Phone …

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How to access Android devices wireless Hotspot tethering without Root

The most useful feature of any Smartphone, tablet, laptop and in computer is the Wireless or Bluetooth connectivity.  Hotspot is some thing that is provided within every Smartphone, mostly it is invisible in devices even when you surf on web pages you may not get the same experience as you enjoy on external device. Hotspot Control is a very good android wireless app that enables the android users to enjoy the hotspot feature if they have the issue of accessing their hotspot settings. This android wireless app will Turn On and Off the portable hotspot function in your android device, in some devices you can find it under the settings but in some devices it is hidden and visible only when you insert a SIM card. There are many android wireless apps to provide hotspot functionality but all apps required the root access in order to work. Therefore, the main difference between Hotspot Control app and other existing android wireless …

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