Author: Max Lee
CES 2019 was definitely the year of underwater drones and boy, I fly my Mavic Pro 2 by the ocean all the time near where I live and the ocean is more fun underwater. I would definitely have to say there were at least a dozen companies showing off their latest underwater drone and probably the one impressed me most was the RoboShark, which wasn’t demoable at the show floor as it was “too powerful”.RoboShark
First Entry comes from Clue Knight who has a Lenovo Zuk Z1 who is running AOSPExtended ROM w/ Android 8.1 Oreo. According to Clue, he uses this ROM because, “ One of the best custom ROM I have ever used because it provides a pure stock android interface running Oreo update, a good battery optimization, and superb improvements based in stock ROM. It provides a pure stock android with one of a kind customization called the extensions, where you can tweak almost anything.”
I’ve decided to give away the whole Pixel 3 mystery box that I received from Google a month back. I’ve also extended the deadline to the next Android Setup Wars #2 to December 24th 12PM Pacific Standard Time, this should give all of you enough time to enter the contest/giveaway so you have a chance to win. To enter the contest, go here!
In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to install HydrogenOS Pie Beta on OxygenOS for the OnePlus 5T or OnePlus 5 using the system local upgrade feature, no root required and no unlocked bootloader either. OnePlus smartphones have one of the best system firmware update feature and you can use this to easily switch between OxygenOS and HydrogenOS as most of underlying files are the same, the only real difference is in localization such as Chinese apps versus Google Play Store. This tutorial is intended for those of you who want to try out the new Android 9.0 Pie Beta on your OnePlus 5T or 5 running OxygenOS since official Pie is not available.
Recently, LG G7 European model LM-G710EM has been causing endless bootloops for LG G7 users. While you can get it fixed by sending back to LG(which I recommend), there is also a way to fix it yourself by installing another country firmware. If you are in a dire situation where you have to absolutely get your LG G7 working, this tutorial should help you factory reset your LG G7 then flash another country firmware(which shouldn’t have the SIM reboot issues) and get your phone working.
For those of you who want to SIM unlock your T-Mobile smartphones, there is an easy way to do it using T-Mobile’s Device Unlock App. Now, the Device Unlock App only works if you have paid off your EIP in full(you have to pay off your installment plan). As soon as you pay off your EIP, you can unlock SIM right away and in this SIM unlock tutorial I paid for my EIP and was able unlock SIM within 5 minutes of paying off EIP. Also, if you have paid full for your device you can easily unlock SIM. Yes, this 100% FREE.