[How to] Install CM 12 (Android 5.0.2) on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (WiFi)

Galaxy Note 8.0 has an 8.0″ diplay. It shares a lot of internal hardware with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. It features the Samsung Exynos 4412 processor with a 1280 x 800 screen resolution, although the Note 8.0 has a slightly higher clock speed and ppi. It has 5MP camera. At the time of its release, it ran on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 has not received the Android Lollipop update from Samsung yet. However it can be updated to Lollipop via the CM 12 custom ROM. Previously we saw how to install CM 12 on Xperia Tablet Z. Same process is to be followed for the Galaxy Note 8.0. Follow the detailed guide given below.

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[How to] Install CM 12 (Android 5.0.2) on Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Sony Xperia Tablet Z is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon CPU clocked at 1.5 GHz. The 10.1″ screen uses a 1920×1200 screen, which has an aspect ratio of 16:10. Infrared is supported so that the tablet can be used as a television remote control. The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is also water resistant, able to stay in water at a depth of one meter for up to 30 minutes.

A lot of Sony smartphones have received the Android 5.0.2 support via the CM 12 custom ROM. Now Xperia Tablet Z becomes the latest Sony device to get the CM 12 ROM running on Android 5.0.2. Follow the guide below to install it on your device.

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[How to] Update Nexus 10 to official Android 5.1

Google Nexus 10 has a 10.055″ display with a 300 ppi. It is powered by the Exynos 5250 processor, which features two ARM Cortex A15 cores running at 1.7 GHz and a powerful ARM Mali T604 GPU. The device comes with 2 GB of RAM, and either 16 or 32 GB of internal storage. At the time of its release it ran on Android 4.2.

Nexus 10 was promised future updates by Google and Google has delivered on this promise by making all the latest updates available for this device. The Android 5.1 factory image has been released for this device. Using this, you can upgrade your Nexus 10 to the latest Android version. Follow the guide given below.


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[How to] Install TWRP recovery on the Google Nexus 9

Nexus 9 is the latest tablet in the famed Nexus series. It is manufactured by HTC. It features an 8.9″ IPS LCD display with 1536 x 2048 resolution. It’s powered by an Nvidia Tegra K1 dual-core 2.3GHz processor and 2GB of RAM. Internal storage is available in either 16GB or 32GB. The Nexus 9 features a large 6700mAh battery, and 8MP camera, with 1080p video recording, along with a 2.1MP secondary front facing camera.

Nexus 9 has been released only a few days ago, but as it runs on stock Android it becomes easy for the developers to play around with this device. We have already seen how to unlock the bootloader and root the device. Now we will see how to install TWRP recovery on the Nexus 9. Follow the guide given below.


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[How to] Install CM 11 (Android 4.4.4) on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GSM)

Samsung Galaxy Noye 8.0 is the smaller version of the Galaxy Note 10.0 but has somewhat similar specs. It is powered by 1.6GHz Samsung Exynos 4412 processor, has a screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB internal memmory and a 5 MP rear camera. It originally ran on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

CyanogenMod team have developed the CM 11 custom ROM for this device which will give this device a more Nexus-like feel and performance. Also this ROM runs on the latest Android 4.4.4 OS i.e KitKat. The ROM is still in the development stages but it can be used for day to day purposes. Follow the instructions given below to install CM 11 on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S: Specs, Release Date, Pricing

Tab S

Samsung finally unveiled the much awaited Samsung Galaxy Tab S series and all the rumors and leaks have turned out to be true. Samsung Galaxy Tab S will indeed come with 2 screen sizes – 8.4″ and 10.5″. However the specs of both the tablets are same.

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[How To] Update Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi version to official Android 4.4.3

Google officially released Android 4.4.3 yesterday in the form of factory images and binaries for its Nexus line of devices. The latest update to the Android OS brings about security enhancements and various bug fixes. And the Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi only version tab is the first device to get it via OTA. As it may take some, or in few instances, a lot of time for the update to appear via OTA for each user, we have mentioned below the steps of installing the update manually. Follow them and get up and running with the latest Android OS on your device.

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