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by danDroid at Nov 25, 2014
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It's that time! Can you beleive the holidays are almost here....AGAIN!? Whut the...?!!

Ladies and gentlemen it's time to kick off the Official DroidForums.net 2014 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deal Thread!! Find a good deal? Then let us know how to get it! Looking for a deal on something specific? Post it here and let the DF community help find you the hottest and best deals of 2014!

We will be hitting this thread with every bargain we run across so be sure to keep checking in!


by DroidModderX at Nov 25, 2014
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Video chatting seemed to be something out of the future 15 years ago, but now we video chat everyday. With apps like skype and Google Hangouts you can talk to people on the other side of the world. There is only one major drawback to doing so on a mobile phone is that this pretty much ties up your device while you are doing it. With the latest update to skype you can now use your phone while you chat. Skype now has built in picture in picture. You can use your device while a chat screen is hovering in the corner. This is a great addition for those of you who need your devices to stay productive. Head to the link below to grab the app from the Play Store.

Via Play Store
by DroidModderX at Nov 25, 2014
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There may come a time when you need to boot your Nexus 6 into recovery. You may need to wipe data or factory reset your device. One quick and easy way to do this is to boot into recovery and then select the option from recovery.
by DroidModderX at Nov 25, 2014
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If you are a rom flashaholic like me then you have had your Nexus 6 rooted and have recovery installed and are waiting for the floodgate of new roms to release. A few days ago a the first ever rom was released for the Nexus 6. This is not per say a "custom rom" as it is simply AOSP compiled from source. It uses both the binaries and kernel from Google. This serves as a good base and starting point for custom rom development. To install this rom you will need both the Rom itself and the Gapps. Flash both files in recovery after wiping data. Grab the rom from the link below.

via XDA
by DroidModderX at Nov 25, 2014
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Rooting Nexus devices is super easy. Normally all you need to do is unlock your bootloader, and flash recovery to your device, then simply flash the SuperSu.zip to gain root access to your device. This is a pretty simple process for the rooting veterans, however for anyone who is new to all of this it can be a daunting task. It does require a bit of knowledge of how to use adb. You also need to have the SDK installed on your PC which can be another difficult task for the beginner. There is now a much easier way to root your device. Developer "Cryten" has released a toolkit that will allow you to quickly and easily root your Nexus device. You can root the Nexus 4/5/6/7/9 and Nexus 7 2013 with this toolkit. To root simply check the box next to your device and then click the "Start Rooting" button. There is also an option to unlock your bootloader in the toolkit. Head to the link below for the download.

Via XDA
by DroidModderX at Nov 25, 2014
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If you like to mod your device there are always chances that you can damage your phone in the process. It is always best to have a safety net. On Motorola devices RSDLite and a stock FXZ image are the safety net of choice. XDA member "summer.cat" has uploaded the stock file for the Verizon Droid Turbo. The firmware version is KDF21.128-15_15 Blur_version.21.21.15. You would flash this in RSDLite. You should always be sure to charge your device or use a factory cable. If your device powers down during the flash it could brick your device. Flashing via RSDLite seems to take forever. Whatever you do, do not unplug the device while the image is flashing or you could seriously damage your device. Head to the link below to grab this file for safe keeping.

via XDA
by DroidModderX at Nov 25, 2014
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Today Chainfire made more headway with SuperSU. He released version 2.27 a few days ago with much success. In fact there was't much at all wrong with that version other than some minor compatibility issues with a few devices and the latest versions of TWRP. Today he has released SuperSU 2.30 for testing. Chainfire feels like this version should be stable enough to release to the Play Store, which means we will finally have a stable root for Lollipop! Barring major reported issues this will be released on the Play Store tomorrow.

Changes include:
-Layout adjustments for Nexus Player
-Installer adjustments for latest TWRPs
-Hiding icon option now also hides from leanback launcher
-Icon replacements
-ACCESS_SUPERUSER permissions is gone

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by dgstorm at Nov 25, 2014
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For those who like the occasional fantasy romp complete with tactical turn-based combat in the vein of Final Fantasy Tactics or Fallout Tactics, then this slick little indie game might be worth checking out. It's called Tactics Maiden, and it gets some pretty good reviews.

by dgstorm at Nov 25, 2014
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The newest wrist-band update for the Moto 360 just hit Motorola's website. It's the slim design steel band that Motorola promised a few weeks ago. The silver band version runs $299.99, while the champagne gold version is a bit pricer at $329.99.

Here's Moto's landing page to grab yours: Motorola
by dgstorm at Nov 25, 2014
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Big Red is stepping outside their box with some phenomenal Black Friday offers this year! Some of their offers will be on Black Friday only, while others will last throughout the weekend. Here's a summary of some of the best deals below (these deals will start on Black Friday and last all weekend, except where noted specifically for Black Friday Only below).
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 - Free on contract ($50 mail-in-rebate) *Black Friday only*
  • Sony Xperia Z3v - Free on contract *Black Friday only*
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 - $199 *Black Friday only*
  • $100 Off All New Android Smartphones *Black Friday only*
  • Moto X (football leather version) - Free on contract
  • Motorola Droid Turbo - $99 on contract
  • LG G Pad 10.1 - $79
  • LG G Watch - $99 ($130 off)
  • Nest Learning Thermostat - $199 ($50 off)
  • Galaxy S5 S-View Flip covers - $19 ($30 off)
  • Mophie Powerstation 4000mAh - $49 ($30 off)
  • Fitbit Charge - $119 ($10 off)
  • Fitbit Flex - $89 ($10 off)
  • Fitbit One - $89 ($10 off)
  • Fitbit Zip - ($49 ($10 off)
As you can see, some of these deals are actually very impressive, especially for Verizon. It looks like their executives are in the "holiday spirit."

Source: VZW
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