CyanogenMod Is Dead, and Its Successor is Lineage OS

CyanogenMod was the biggest, most widely used custom Android ROM. Now, it has been discontinued, due in part to internal conflicts within Cyanogen Inc. Don’t worry, though: A new fork of CyanogenMod called Lineage OS is taking up the mantle, and it will keep most of what you loved about CyanogenMod. What Happened to CyanogenMod, and Where It’s Going … Read moreCyanogenMod Is Dead, and Its Successor is Lineage OS

10+ Commands Included In Chrome OS’s Hidden Crosh Shell

Google’s Chrome OS includes a shell environment known as Chrome Shell, or “crosh” for short. Crosh includes several terminal commands that can be used on all Chromebooks, even if developer mode isn’t enabled. Crosh includes commands for connecting to SSH servers, monitoring resource usage, debugging network problems, tweaking hidden hardware settings, performing hardware tests, and … Read more10+ Commands Included In Chrome OS’s Hidden Crosh Shell

How do I root my Android Phone in order to tether my wifi connection

I used these simple steps to root my Motorola Droid. First, you have to install the USB drivers (i.e. pdanet).  Then, you can connect your phone via USB cable. Make sure USB Debugging is turned On. Next, you can download and run SuperOneClick. Click Root. Reboot phone when complete. Go to the Android Marketplace and … Read moreHow do I root my Android Phone in order to tether my wifi connection

Android 2.2: How do I install Android Apps to SD Card

One of the issues of using Google’s Android platform was the inability to install Android apps and games to the SD Card versus internal memory storage.  With the official announcement of Android 2.2 this feature will come standard. By default, apps will continue to be installed on internal memory storage.  However a quick visit to … Read moreAndroid 2.2: How do I install Android Apps to SD Card

What is in the latest Droid 2.1 Update?

Enhancements: Pinch-to-zoom is now available when using the browser, Gallery, and Google Maps.™ – New Weather and News application plus widget.  The Weather and News app pulls the information you want from the Web and brings it to your fingertips. You get weekly and hourly weather forecasts based on your location, and news headlines. – New support for voice-to-text … Read moreWhat is in the latest Droid 2.1 Update?

Skype Mobile for Verizon on Android hands-on (with WiFi off)

It’s been a little over a month since Verizon announced it would unleash the VoIP hounds on select smartphones, an interesting move given AT&T’s wrangling with the FCC over Google Voice and begrudging approval of Skype over 3G. Early this morning the Skype Mobile app hit the Android Marketplace for Verizon devices (and only Verizon … Read moreSkype Mobile for Verizon on Android hands-on (with WiFi off)

Verizon Droid Android 2.1 Update Arrives Tomorrow

It’s been anticipated for a while now; Verizon just officially released information on the specifics of what Verizon Droidowners will have to look forward to in the upcoming Android 2.1 update. The update will be performed over the air and will bump up the Droid to the more current version of the Android mobile operating system. New features … Read moreVerizon Droid Android 2.1 Update Arrives Tomorrow