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DuOS, Android installer for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1

DuOS is a new software for PC, that allows to install Android in Windows 7, 8 and 8.1. It is an .EXE file that is installed like any other program on the computer. When you open this program you will have an Android tablet on screen, where you can do practically everything you would do with an actual Android tablet: install and use applications as well as explore the functions of the system

CF Auto Root adds support for Android 5.1.1, 6.0.1 and new devices

If you want to be root on your Android device to modify it in an advanced way, there are some tools that make this possible. One of the most recognized is "CF Auto Root", created by the renowned programmer "ChainFire", which recently updated it to be compatible with new devices and Android versions

Download the latest Android for your Samsung with SamFirm

Normally you should wait for Samsung to send the latest version of Android to your device over the Internet, but this process usually takes a long time or sometimes never arrives. The fastest alternative is to manually install the latest version of Android that exists for your Samsung cell or tablet

BLU announces Lollipop 5.0 update for 10 Android phones

There are ten Android phones of the BLU brand that will be able to update to Lollipop 5.0. The BLU Studio X and Studio X Plus will be the first to receive this update, as officially announced by the BLU Products company (bluproducts.com) on its Facebook page and on its Twitter. "More to come soon

BLU announces update to Android Marshmallow. Surprisingly, he has only mentioned a $ 70 device

On its official Facebook page, the manufacturer BLU has finally published something about the update to Android 6 "Marshmallow". Surprisingly and incomprehensibly, he indicated that this version of Android is now available for the BLU Studio Selfie 2. He has not mentioned anything else. Not only will it make the company talk about a single device impatient

Download Android Lollipop 5 for Samsung Galaxy S3 mini (First ROM)

As incredible as it may seem, Android Lollipop 5.0 for the Samsung Galaxy S3 mini is now available for download as a .ZIP (ROM) file. Even the latest Android phones have not yet received this version of Android, so obviously this is not official. It is a work of independent developers who have taken the base code of Android Lollipop published by Google (AOSP) and have adapted it so that it can work in the S3 mini

In Android 6 you can literally increase the internal memory, but there are several problems

The operating system Android 6 "Marshmallow" literally and physically allows to increase the internal memory of an Android, as long as the device has support for an external card or micro SD. The trick is to configure that micro SD as internal memory, and for that Android 6 offers an option "Adopted storage" in the system settings, option "Storage"

Get the Android 6 "Marshmallow" update for the Second Generation Moto G

The Motorola company has been working since the previous year on the new Android 6 Marshmallow system for the Motorola Moto G Second Generation. After a long period of testing (soak test) and evaluating the system with users from Brazil and India, it has finally begun to offer the Marshmallow update for this device in other regions, via the internet (OTA update)

Updato, alternative to Sammobile to download free Samsung firmwares, without speed limit [Updated]

The firmware is nothing else than the Android software that runs the cell phone. Sammobile.com is a website from which you can download the firmware for almost any Samsung smartphone. Its disadvantage is that this website limits the download speed (except for its premium users). With firmware of several GB in size, the download process can take several hours

The problem of "Factory Reset Protection" security and the second-hand Android

Several people who have bought a second-hand Android phone have told me about a very unfortunate situation: after doing a factory restoration (a process that is commonly done to leave a phone like new) they have found a boot screen that asks them Enter a username and password for a Google account. It's a nasty surprise because those people probably never recorded an account like that on the device and, obviously, they do not know what to do in that situation

The best innovations of Android Oreo 8.0 and 8.1

Google has presented the latest version of its mobile system. This is Android Oreo 8.0, previously known as Android O. Subsequently it has also introduced Android 8.1 (also "Oreo"), a minor update, whose details we highlight at the bottom of this article. Visually almost no changes in Android 8

The problem of "Factory Reset Protection" security and the second-hand Android

Several people who have bought a second-hand Android phone have told me about a very unfortunate situation: after doing a factory restoration (a process that is commonly done to leave a phone like new) they have found a boot screen that asks them Enter a username and password for a Google account. It's a nasty surprise because those people probably never recorded an account like that on the device and, obviously, they do not know what to do in that situation

10 pages to download firmware Samsung and Android (ROM)

If your Android phone does not start, stays in the logo on or has suffered a failure of "bootloop" or constant restart, the solution is probably to flash or install the firmware or official ROM again. Basically, reinstall the Android system. Below we indicate you the best page to download Android firmware free for Samsung and other brands, as well as alternative pages in case you do not find it in the first one