How to create a PC for retro games

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Retro’s not just for fashion, it’s for games too. Nathan Taylor shows you how to create your own retro gaming PC for cheap and turn it into your favourite old console using emulation.

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 – Part 4: Custom Scripts

How to make your own Android ROM - Part 4: Custom Scripts

Darren Yates continues his series on how to customise your own Android ROMs using the Android Kitchen app to add your own custom scripts.

How to make your own Android ROM – Part 3: Boot Animation

How to make your own Android ROM - Part 3: Boot Animation

Continuing his Android ROM creation masterclass, Darren Yates shows you how to add the ultimate sign of customisation: your own boot animation …

How to make your own Android ROM – part 2

How to make your own Android ROM - part 2

Darren Yates continues his series on how to customise your own Android ROMs using the Android Kitchen app …

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.

How to root your Android phone

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The first question any hardcore Android user asks when they get hold of a new phone is: ‘How do I root it?’ The answer is by following this step-by-step guide!