Android: When you install a custom ROM on your phone, it probably doesn't come with Google's suite of apps. OpenGApps helps make it easier to get all the apps you need quickly.
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Android: If you're interested in giving your phone a new operating system, or you want to breathe new life into an old device, installing a new ROM is a great way to go. However, there are dozens of ROMs available, and picking the best one can be tricky. This massive database will help you find the right one for you.
We love Android in its native form, but rooting your phone can give you the opportunity to do so much more than your phone can do out of the box -- speeding it up with overclocking or customising the look of your phone with themes. Here's what you need to know about the rooting process, and where to find a guide for your phone.
Popular Android ROM CyanogenMod has updated to version 10.1.1. The big change? Security fixes, including a patch to deal with the potential Android security flaw we discussed last week.
Dear Lifehacker, I've rooted my Galaxy Nexus using your guide, but now everyone tells me I should flash a custom ROM. What's the point? Don't people flash custom ROMs to get the stock Android ROM the Nexus already has?
Whether you're looking to upgrade an Android device forsaken by its manufacturer or you just want more control over the phone or tablet you own, a new ROM is often the way to go. Rooting your phone is the first step, but a new ROM will give you a completely new mobile OS. This week we're going to look at five of the best Android ROMs.