Android RunTime (ART): how it works

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 fake an Android device

Darren Yates shows you how to get around a Google Play app’s supported devices list by faking a different Android device.

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.

Review: Apple iPad Air vs iPad mini 2 with Retina display

Whether you like or loathe the company it’s hard to dispute that Apple is still the king when it comes to tablets with its market share hovering around …

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 …