How to Root Any Android Device

There are some things in life that sound too good to be true. However, this isn’t one of them. George Hortz, a hacker made famous by his iOS jailbreaks and PlayStation hacks has managed to root the Verizon Galaxy S5. So why should you care? Well, he used a recently discovered exploit found in all Linux kernels that were built prior to June 3rd. So in theory (and in practice) his app should work on any Android device that has a kernel build date prior to June 3rd.

Run Ubuntu 13.10 on Android

How would it feel to have the power of a desktop operating system in the palm of your hands? If you’re a power user, and also a fan of Linux, then you came to the right place. Running Ubuntu 13.10 on your Android device is not very hard to do. Don’t think that this is some slow or stripped down version of Ubuntu. You will have access to all your favorite Linux apps and commands.

Enable Ultra High Graphics Dead Trigger 2

It’s not surprising that certain games purposefully limit the maximum graphics level that the user could set. However, it becomes an issue when the device you’re playing on is more than capable of handling the maximum graphics level, even though the developers didn’t think so. Unfortunately, Dead Trigger 2 is a perfect example of this scenario. Fortunately, with a little file modification you can enable the secret “ultra” graphics mode only accessible to latest generation iPhones and Tegra devices.

How to Play Nintendo DS Games on Android

The Nintendo DS was by far one of my favorite portable game systems. However, these were the days before smartphone gaming became the norm. If you’re feeling nostalgic and in the mood to play some DS games on your Android device, it’s very easy thanks to the DraStic DS emulator. Here’s how to play Nintendo DS games on Android: What You’ll Need: A Nintendo Game (nds Rom)(You can Google it) DraStic DS Emulator (Demo) DraStic DS Emulator (Full) Step 1: Transferring the Rom to Your Device The first thing you need to do is transfer the Rom to your device.