Android RunTime (ART): how it works

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One of Android KitKat’s many additions isn’t designed for mainstream usage just yet, but its inclusion gives an important insight into the operating system’s future.

How to make your own Android ROM

How to make your own Android ROM

In this first part of a new series, Darren Yates begins looking at how you can bake your own custom ROM, starting with an introduction to virtualisation and the Android Kitchen …

How to unroot your Galaxy S3 and flash it back to stock ROM

How to unroot your Galaxy S3 and flash it back to stock ROM

Rooting your phone and even trying out new ROMs is part and parcel of being a hardcore enthusiast. But sometimes you need to go back to the way things were. Here’s how to do that.