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There is already a lot of anticipation for the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. Google rolled it out back in November 2014 but owing to OEM and carrier delays majority of the high-end smartphones from last year are yet to receive Lollipop. Older devices will take longer so those HTC One (M7) users who are tired of waiting have something to be happy about. An unofficial HTC One (M7) Android 5.0 ROM has been leaked, it comes with Sense 6.0.

The ROM has been developed by well known Android developer LlabTooFeR. A leaked semi-final version of the update for this device was instrumental in the development of this unofficial Android 5.0 ROM for the HTC One (M7).

About a week back LlabTooFeR gave a video demo of this software and now it has finally been released. The ROM is called Maximus HD and is based on the most recent Lollipop build, LRX22F, and is garnished with the latest version HTC’s custom user interface commonly known as Sense 6.0.

The ROM can be downloaded over at XDA forums where its available alongside all the install instructions and a list of models that are supported by Maximus HD. Keep in mind that flashing unofficial ROMs has its risks so make sure you are completely familiar with the process before jumping into it.


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Tesla has cemented its position is a major player in the electric car market. There is already a lot of anticipation for its upcoming vehicle called the Model X. The company has revealed some more details about the new electric car, there’s one thing in particular that gives it bragging rights, because according to the company the Tesla Model X is going to be the first electric car that’s tow-capable.

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Many Samsung users would agree that the company’s Kies desktop software isn’t the best of its kind, but it comes in handy when making backups is absolutely necessary or the need arises to manually flash firmware. Kies can also be used for content management on the company’s devices. Rumor has it that Samsung is working on a major update for its desktop software which will be released over the next couple of months.

Read full post →Samsung Kies 4 Release Expected In A Few Months



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Majority of Samsung’s devices compatible with Android 5.0 Lollipop will receive the much awaited update in early 2015. That’s a vague timeframe that we have right now as Samsung hasn’t confirmed the roadmap yet. While many previews of Lollipop ROMs for various Samsung devices have already been seen there haven’t been many leaks but there’s one today for people who own a Galaxy S4.

Seemingly originating from China a Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 5.0.1 ROM with TouchWiz has been leaked online. Android 5.0.1 is the first incremental update that Google released for Lollipop and is currently the latest version of Google’s mobile OS.

XDA community members who have already spent considerable time testing out the leaked Galaxy S4 Android 5.0.1 ROM report that there are no major bugs and that main features like Wi-Fi, 3G/4G data and all sensors work fine though certain system messages are likely to appear in Chinese due to the firmware’s locale.

This Galaxy S4 Android 5.0.1 leaked ROM is said to be work with certain models of this smartphone, GT-I9500, GT-I9502, GT-I9508, and the GT-I9508v to be precise, the notable omission is that of the GT-I9505 which is powered by the Snapdragon 600 processor.

The leaked ROM can be found over at XDA forums along with all of the flashing instructions. Bear in mind that this is an unofficial build from an unofficial source so you would assume all risk that comes with flashing such software.


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Like many of its online video streaming rivals Amazon has been creating original content for Prime Instant Video under the Amazon Studios banner. It is clearly happy with what the folks at the Studios division have been doing because Amazon today announced its move into the movie business.

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If you have been keeping up with rumors about Samsung products then you might have heard that the company is rumored to be working on a round smartwatch that its going to unveil at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in March. Samsung hasn’t confirmed anything as yet but already multiple reports and rumors have been published online detailing features of this wearable device. The latest rumor suggests that this upcoming smartwatch from Samsung is going to feature wireless charging.

Read full post →Samsung’s Upcoming Smartwatch To Have Wireless Charging


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Spotify’s Windows Phone hasn’t seen a lot of love until now but that changes today. The music streaming service, which recently announced that it has over 60 million users out of which 15 million pay for its premium service, today released an update for its Windows Phone application that brings a whole new look and feel to the app as well as some new features that can already be found on its counterparts for iOS and Android.

Users will immediately notice a new theme that’s darker and peppered with refreshed typography and rounded iconography. The content comes front and center with this dark theme and refined interface, its pops out, says Spotify “just like in a cinema when you dim the lights.”

Spotify for Windows Phone finally gets the Your Music feature so users now have more ways of managing their music. Users can save albums and browse through cover art, create playlists, and easily add songs or albums to their collections by tapping on the save button.

The updated Browse feature has also been added to this app which basically brings more localized and relevant content. Starting today the Spotify for Windows Phone app is rolling out. It is a free download and available from the Windows Phone Store.


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Google Glass is a unique wearable device that has been an experiment for far too long. The company didn’t go through with a commercial launch even though it was highly anticipated in 2014. Now last week it was confirmed that Glass is graduating from Google X labs and moving into a division of its own headed by Nest CEO Tony Fadell. This means that the wearable device will no longer be sold in its current form, making today the last today to purchase a Google Glass from the company.

Read full post →Google Glass Sales Will Cease After Today


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Towards the end of last year one of the biggest stories that made international headlines was the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack. The U.S. government was quick to point its finger towards North Korea for the cyberattack even though the supremely isolated country denied the allegation repeatedly. Many questioned just how the FBI had reached this conclusion, with some security experts saying that it may have been a total inside job, but a new report by The New York Times reveals that the NSA had its eye on North Korean hackers long before they struck the studio.

Read full post →NSA Had Its Eye On Sony Hackers Long Before They Struck


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It was earlier this month when we first hear about the World of Warcraft “Veteran Edition.” In many reports it was painted out to be the start of a full free-to-play mode for all players. Now Blizzard has come out and clarified things, explaining what exactly the Veteran Edition brings.

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