Finding Its Way to Nightlies: The Oppo Find 7
Sep03

Finding Its Way to Nightlies: The Oppo Find 7

The Find 7 is the spectacular 2014 flagship from Oppo, a Chinese-based company already well-known for their great developer support across the custom Android firmware world. They have opened their arms to the aftermarket firmware projects, like ourselves, even going so far as encouraging its users to try out different ROMs through various posts and polls. To further that development, they provided numerous devices to the OmniROM...

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Adding Group Support for External Contact Sync Solutions
Aug24

Adding Group Support for External Contact Sync Solutions

We are all familiar with the AOSP contacts app, named People. One of its key features is the ability to create groups and to sort your contacts using said groups. However, this feature was coded in such a way to only work when the user is using a Google or an Exchange account, leaving users who use alternative, external contact sync solutions in the dust. Most of these alternate solutions implement CardDAV, an open protocol...

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Completing the Galaxy Nexus Family: Sprint Variant (toroplus) Now Added To Nightlies
Jul20

Completing the Galaxy Nexus Family: Sprint Variant (toroplus) Now Added To Nightlies

The Galaxy Nexus was, and some might argue still is, a venerable device. Launched by Google as the first phone to showcase Android 4.0, AKA Ice Cream Sandwich, it boasted a variety of new features that one would consider commonplace today, but was not previously available. This included a 720p HD display and a zero shutter lag camera. Unfortunately, Google decided that it was not worthy of the 4.4 KitKat treatment, and so official...

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OmniROM Nightlies Land on the Sony Xperia L
Jul14

OmniROM Nightlies Land on the Sony Xperia L

In the custom ROM community, we find that developers focus mainly on high-end devices while the lower-end device often go ignored. Most of the time it is not because these devices are not capable enough to run custom firmware, but simply because there is a lack of interest. However, that is not the case with the Sony Xperia L. Codenamed “taoshan”, the L has a 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8230 with Adreno 305 graphics....

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Samsung’s Big Thing of 2013 Is Omni’s Latest Nightly
Dec06

Samsung’s Big Thing of 2013 Is Omni’s Latest Nightly

Samsung has sold over 40 million (props to you if you read that in an Austin Powers voice) Galaxy S4’s in 2013, and that’s a tremendous number. Now just think if even 1% were running OmniROM! Well now that 1% can with the S4 being added to Omni’s nightly builds. That includes all variants of the S4 thanks to Omni contributors jakew02, jumoog and Evisceration: jfltexx, aka Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE [xda] jflteatt,...

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XDA TV Walks Through OmniROM Install on N1
Dec04

XDA TV Walks Through OmniROM Install on N1

XDA TV just posted How to Root, Install TWRP and OmniROM on the Oppo N1 by Producer Jordan Keyes, and it’s a great video definitely worth your time if you either happen to have (or soon will have) one of these large, great devices. He of course does a great job as always walking you through the device and how to take control of it, so you should have no problems following his lead. You can view the video here, or via the link...

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