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    Google Glass is now available for Purchase for $1500

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    As mentioned by the Google last weekend, they are opening a few spots in glass explorer program. They also mentioned that the spots in the programs are for US Residents only.

    “Every day we get requests from those of you who haven’t found a way into the program yet, and we want your feedback too,” Google said in a post on Google+ last Thursday. “…We’re excited to meet our new Explorers, and we can’t wait to hear your thoughts about Glass.”

    Today on Tuesday i received an email from Google Glass saying that the Glass is now available for purchase.

    Here is the screenshot of email that i received :

    Email from Google Glass Team
    Email from Google Glass Team

    The few restrictions that apply for purchase are :-

    • Explorer must be US Resident
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Should provide a US Shipping Address

    [alert style=”yellow”] For US Residents Google Glass is available to Purchase for $1500 + Taxes [/alert]

    To get your own Google Glass follow the below link.

    Get Google Glass

    Download and Install Windows 8.1 Update 1 Manually for Free

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    Microsoft has recently released a first update for its OS Windows 8.1 and is available for free to everyone.

    On 6th April Microsoft announced that the Windows 8.1 update will get released on April 8th, and we already have the download links available for x86, x64 and ARM devices.

    Today i am sharing an easiest guide to update your Windows 8.1 to latest Update 1 for absolutely free.

    How much drive space you will be needing to install the update :-

    In most cases, you’ll need the following amount of available drive space on your PC to download and install the Windows 8.1 Update, depending on your version of Windows:

    • Windows 8.1 (64-bit version) : 2 GB
    • Windows 8.1 (32-bit version) : 0.8 GB
    • Windows RT 8.1 : 1.1 GB

    These amounts are estimates, so you might need slightly more or less available drive space for the update. To learn how to check the current space on your PC and free up space

    Direct Download Windows 8.1 Update 1 Manually
    Direct Download Windows 8.1 Update 1 Manually

    For this firstly you need to download appropriate Setup Update for your Windows 8.1 OS Environment, to download go to the below link.

    Download Windows 8.1 Update 1 for x86

    Download Windows 8.1 Update 1 for x65

    Download Windows 8.1 Update 1 for ARM

     

    Installation Instructions :-

    KB2919355” is the main package and is the only package that needs to be downloaded if you are running the latest Windows 8.1 version.

    All the other files are necessary if you’re running Windows 8 or an “older” version of Windows 8.1, meaning you haven’t updated lately.

    Just download update setup files from the above link and install then like you install any software and restart your PC.

    If you face any problem then please comment below.

     

     

    Post Updated :- 13/09/2014

    MIUI Rom for Micromax A114 Canvas 2.2 / Myphone Agua Cyclone

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    This is a first of a kind MIUI Rom for Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114 and Myphone Agua Cyclone (both of these phones have exactly same specs).

    Before we start make sure that you have a rooted device and have install CWM Recovery.

    If not then you can follow below tutorials :-

    Rooting :-  Step By Step Rooting Guide for Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114 / Myphone Aqua Cyclone (With PC or Without PC)

    Installing CWM :Installing CWM 5.5 Recovery in Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114 / Myphone Aqua Cyclone

    now follow the below guide for installing MIUI Rom  :-

    Rom Features :-

    • Fully MIUI Themed
    • Based on the Official MIUI Build
    • Improved Battery Life
    • New Gallery and Improved Camera
    • Google accounts and Play Store support
    • Graphics & performances tweaks
    • OTA Support
    • New Ringtones, New Boot Animation
    • New and Better System UI
    • New Notification bar
    • Xiaomi Cloud and Xiaomi Store
    • Sleek and edge to edge design and Many More

    Screenshots :-

    Click on an Image to view the Slide Show!

    Installation Instructions :-

    Flash this Rom at your risk, i may not be responsible for any damage caused.

    If you got your device bricked while installing, however the chances are nil, but if you got then you can easily unbrick it by following this guide :- Unbricking Guide for Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114 / Myphone Aqua Cyclone

    Now lets begin installation :-

    Step 1 :- Please make sure that you have rooted device and installed CWM Recovery.

    Step 2 :- Backup your current ROM using CWM Recovery.

    Step 3 :– Download the ROM zip file from below links.

    Step 4 :– Put the zip file in the root of your sdcard.

    Step 5 :- Now go to Recovery Mode and do a complete wipe of cache, data, dalvik cache and system and then Select Install Zip From SDCard and Flash MIUI Zip File.

    Wait for few minutes, till it installs and Reboots.

    That’s it Now Enjoy MIUI in your device.

    Downloading Links :-

    Rom Version 4.3.2.1

    Download MIUI 4.3.2.1 from Mediafire

    or

    Download MIUI 4.3.2.1 from Google Drive

    Credits :-

    If you face any problem then please comment.

    Root and Install CWM Recovery in Micromax Canvas Knight A350

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    Before we begin lets have a quick Specs Preview of Micromax Canvas Knight A350.

    Specs :-

    • 2 GHz Octa Core Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6592T Processor
    • Full HD 5.0 inch IPS LCD display
    • 2 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage space
    • Android 4.2.2 Jelly bean OS
    • 16 MP auto focus LED flash Primary camera, 8 MP secondary camera
    • Non-removable Li-Ion 2350 mAh battery
    • 7.3 mm thick dimensions

    Rooting Guide :-

    Step 1 :- First of all download and Install Micromax A350 USB Drivers on your PC.

    Download MMX A350 USB Drivers

    Step 2 :- Now Enable USB Debugging in your Canvas Knight by Going to Settings >> Developer Options >> USB Debugging >> Tick to enable it.

    (Developer Options are hidden in Android version 4.2.2 and above, to make them visible go to settings >>About Phone and tap 5 times continuously on Built Number to enable developer option.

    Step 3 :- Now Download and Run RootGenius Application on your desktop.

    Step 4 :- Once RootGenius is launched, Connect your Micromax Canvas Knight to your Computer with USB Cable.

    Step 5 :- Once your device is connected, RootGenius will automatically detect your device.

    RootGenius Detects your Phone
    RootGenius Detects your Phone

    Step 6:- Now click on Root Now button to begin the process.

    Step 7 :- Wait for few minutes till RootGenius roots your phone.

    Rooting Micromax Canvas Knight
    Rooting Micromax Canvas Knight

    Step 8 :- After the rooting process completes, unplug your smartphone, you will see a KingUser application your app drawer, it will act as a SuperUser for your device. You can also install SuperUser application from Play Store, if you want.

    KingUser Application in Canvas Knight
    KingUser Application in Canvas Knight

    That’s it, you have successfully rooted your Canvas Knight.

    Installing ClockWorkMod Recovery :-

    Follow the below link for detailed CWM V.5.5.0.4 Installation instruction in Micromax A350 Canvas Knight.

    Installing CWM Recovery in Micromax A350 Canvas Knight

     

    If you face any problem then please comment below.

     

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    Complete ROM Porting Guide for All MediaTek MTK65xx Devices

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    If you are a Mediatek Device user then you are on right place to fill your device with Awesome Roms.

    This is the Easiest and Fastest Guide to Port any MTK Rom to Your MTK Device.

    Things you will need :-

    • Base Rom (Stock Rom of Your Device)
    • Rom Port (Rom that you are going to Port)
    • WinRAR
    • Notepad++

    Before Porting please Make sure that you are using a Rom of Same MTKxxxx Device to Port.

    Take a clean base to port the Rom, it must be bugless.

    Porting Guide :-

    Now do as Follows :-

    First Of all Extract Both the Roms in Two Different Folders and then follow these steps :-

    MTK Rom Porting Guide
    MTK Rom Porting Guide

    1.  Go to /system/etc/firmware in both the roms and  drag and drop below files from base Rom  to port Rom.

    • catcher_filter.bin
    • DSP_ROM
    • modem.img
    • mt662x_patch_e3_hdr.bin
    • mt662x_patch_e6_hdr.bin
    • S_ANDRO_SFL.ini
    • WIFI_RAM_CODE
    • WIFI_RAM_CODE_E6
    • WIFI_RAM_CODE_MT6628
    • WMT.cfg

    2.  Go to /system/etc/permissions in both the roms and drag and drop below files from Base Rom to Port Rom.

    • com.google.android.maps.xml
    • com.google.android.media.effects.xml
    • com.google.widevine.software.drm.xml
    • android.hardware.camera.front.xml
    • android.hardware.camera.xml

    3.  Go to /system/framework in both the roms and drag and drop below files from Base Rom to Port Rom.

    • com.google.android.maps.jar
    • com.google.android.media.effects.jar
    • com.google.widevine.software.drm.jar

    4.  Go to /system/lib/modulesin both the roms and drag and drop below files from Base Rom to Port Rom.

    • ccci.ko
    • ccci_plat.ko
    • ccmni.ko
    • mtk_fm_drv.ko
    • mtk_fm_priv.ko
    • mtk_hif_sdio.ko
    • mtk_hif_sdio_mt6628.ko
    • mtk_stp_bt.ko
    • mtk_stp_bt_mt6628.ko
    • mtk_stp_gps.ko
    • mtk_stp_gps_mt6628.ko
    • mtk_stp_uart.ko
    • mtk_stp_uart_mt6628.ko
    • mtk_stp_wmt.ko
    • mtk_stp_wmt_mt6628.ko
    • mtk_wmt_wifi.ko
    • mtk_wmt_wifi_mt6628.ko

    5.  Go to /system/libin both the roms and drag and drop below files from Base Rom to Port Rom.

    • libaudio.a2dp.default.so
    • libaudio.primary.default.so
    • libaudiocompensationfilter.so
    • libaudiocustparam.so
    • libaudiosetting.so
    • libaudioeffect_jni.so
    • libaudioflinger.so
    • libbluetoothem_mtk.so
    • libbluetooth_mtk.so
    • libcamalgo.so
    • libcameracustom.so
    • libfmar1000.so
    • libfmcust.so
    • libfmjni.so
    • libfmmt6616.so
    • libfmmt6620.so
    • libfmmt6626.so
    • libfmmt6628.so
    • libmhal.so
    • libmhalcontent.so
    • libmhalmdp.so
    • libmhalpipe.so
    • libmhalscenario.so
    • libmhalutility.so
    • libmhaldrv.so
    • libsurfaceflinger.so {Black Screen Bug} (if port is successful and only touch is working, try replacing this lib to get the screen back)

    6.  Go to /system/usr/keylayoutin both the roms and drag and drop below files from Base Rom to Port Rom.

    • Generic.kl (regarding Power Buttons & Soft Keys)

    7.  Go to /system/usrin both the roms and drag and drop below files from Base Rom to Port Rom.

    • Whole ‘srec’ folder

    8.  Go to /system/xbinin both the roms and drag and drop below files from Base Rom to Port Rom.

    • libmnlp
    • mnld

    9.  Open /system/build.prop file of Port Rom using notepad++ and put the same values as Base Rom for

    • ro.build.display.id=
    • ro.product.model=
    • ro.product.brand=
    • ro.product.locale.language=
    • ro.product.locale.region=
    • fmradio.driver.chip=
    • mediatek.wlan.chip=
    • mediatek.wlan.module.postfix=

    10.  Open /META-INF/com/google/android/updater-script of Port Rom using notepad++ and put the same values as Base Rom for

    • symlink(“/system/lib/modules/wlan_mt662x.ko”, “/system/lib/modules/wlan.ko”);

    11.  Go to /META-INF/in both the roms and drag and drop below files from Base Rom to Port Rom.

    • CERT.RSA
    • CERT.SF
    • MANIFEST.MF

    12. Internal Memory Fix:

    If You Face Bug Something like 0.00B internal storage then you can use this file to fix it.

    • In system/etc replace vold.fstab & vold.fstab.nand from base Rom to port Rom.

    That’s it, Now you can Add or Remove System App from System/app folder, but make sure that the name of Apps must be without spaces.

    Now .zip the Port Folder and Flash it in your Phone with Recovery, before flashing Please Make sure that you have Backed Up up device because in case of bricking i may not be responsible for that.

    Source :- 

    This Thread on XDA

    Credits :- 

    If you face any problem then please Comment.

    Best Bluestacks Alternative to Use WhatsApp on PC – Andy

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    Now a days WhatsApp is one of the most Popular instant Massaging Application in the world and i available for free on Mobile Plateforms. But as we know that by using bluestacks app player we can use whatsapp on PC too by creating a Android Runtime Environment. We can also use bluestacks to run whatsapp but many of us face some problems in using it like it supports only 64 bit Computers, also it doesn’t supports Play Store, it requires minimum of 2 GB of Ram etc.

    So to run WhatsApp Without bluestack we gonna need a software named Andy, which is similar to bluestacks but much better.

    Features  :- 

    [toggle title=”Features of Andy” state=”closed”]

    • Full Android UI
    • Windows XP,7,8
    • Mac OSX
    • Google Play Store
    • App Sync to Mobile
    • Phone as Contoller
    • Android access to local File System
    • Multi-Touch support
    • Cloud Save in Android
    • X86 native apps
    • ARM support
    • Sensors Integration
    • OpenGL Hardware support
    • Camera Integration
    • Microphone Integration
    • Hardware Console
    • Run Apps from Desktop
    • Desktop Push Notifications
    • Developers Support

    [/toggle]

    Comparision Between Andy and Bluestacks
    Comparision Between Andy and Bluestacks

    How to install WhatsApp on PC Using Andy :-

    Step 1 :- Firstly Download Andy and Install it.

    Download Andy

    Step 2 :- After Installing Lauch Andy from Desktop.

    Step 3 :- Login with you Google credentials (even if you don’t have an android phone you can complete this task by associating you gmail account).

    Step 4 :- Once the setup is complete go to Google Play Store in Andy and Search For WhatsApp and Install it.

    Step 5 :- That’s it, now you will find WhatsApp icon in your Andy App Drawer, run it from there and use WhatsApp without any limitations.

    If you face any problem then please Comment.

    Complete Unbricking Guide for All Micromax Android Devices

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    Hello everyone, today i am going to share a Complete guide for unbricking you Any Micromax Android or Canvas Device.

    In Simpler Words Unbricking is the process of Making your Android Device Work or Installing a Fresh a Stock Version of System Rom in your Device.

    Here is the list of Devices that can be Unbricked :-

    • Micromax A25
    • Micromax A26
    • Micromax A27
    • Micromax A30
    • Micromax A35
    • Micromax A44
    • Micromax A45
    • Micromax A50
    • Micromax A51
    • Micromax A52
    • Micromax A54
    • Micromax A55
    • Micromax A56
    • Micromax A57
    • Micromax A60
    • Micromax A62
    • Micromax A65
    • Micromax A68
    • Micromax A70
    • Micromax A72
    • Micromax A73
    • Micromax A75
    • Micromax A77
    • Micromax A78
    • Micromax A80
    • Micromax A84
    • Micromax A85
    • Micromax A86
    • Micromax A87
    • Micromax A88
    • Micromax A90
    • Micromax A90S
    • Micromax A91
    • Micromax A92
    • Micromax A100
    • Micromax A110
    • Micromax A110Q
    • Micromax A111
    • Micromax A113
    • Micromax A114
    • Micromax A115
    • Micromax A116
    • Micromax A117
    • Micromax A210
    • Micromax A240

     

    Unbricking Guide :-

    Things that you require :-

    1. Stock Rom/Firmware
    2. Flashing Tool
    3. A Computer
    4. Internet Connection
    5. USB Data Cable
    6. Micromax Android Handset

    How to :-

    Step 1 :- Before Starting you need to download an appropriate Firmware/Rom for your Device.

    Download Link for above mentioned devices is given below, you need to download Stcok Firmware for your desired Model.

    Download Stock ROM/Firmware

    Step  2 :-  Now till the download completes you need to prepare your Computer with appropriate drivers and Mods.

    Firstly you need to Make Sure that you have Installed USB VCOM Drivers for MTK 65## Phones (MT65## Preloader). To install go to this Thread on XDA.

    After that Install your Android Phone’s Drivers that Came with your Phone (if you don’t have those then you can download them from here.

    Step 3 :-  Now you have to Download SP Flash Tool for Flashing Firmware into your Phone.

    Download SP Flash Tool

    After downloading you need to Flash Stock Firmware with SP Tools. For How to Flash with SP Tools you can Visit This XDA Thread.

    That’s it, if you face any problem then please Comment.

    CCleaner is Now Available for Android – Download Now

    CCleaner by Piriform is one of the most popular PC Optimization and Cleaning Tool and is capable of cleaning any type of Junk Files, Registries, Temprory Files and Cookies, etc, and as per the official Piriform blog a beta version of CCleaner is Officially Launched Online and available for download.

    As per the Piriform blog they posted –

    “We are extremely excited to announce the Beta Release of CCleaner for Android! This release comes after months of research and development – along with a huge amount of user input, testing and feedback!” 

    Features :-

    • Optimize – Browser History, Application Cache, Clipboard and more
    • Clean – Call Logs and SMS messages individually, in bulk, by age or by contact
    • Reclaim storage space by quickly removing unwanted applications
    • Monitor your CPU, RAM, storage space and battery levels
    • And that’s just the beginning, we’re also working on:
    • Process management and RAM cleaning
    • Custom folder cleaning
    • Features for rooted devices, And much, much more!

    Download and Install :-

    CCleaner for Android is Currently in Beta, so if you want to download it then yoiu have to Join Their Community on Google+.

    Join CCLeaner for Android Community on Google+.

    After Joining Download it from here.

    If you face any problem then please Comment.

    Change Your Computer’s Processor or Pentium Name Permanently

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    This is a simple Registry Editor trick, with this trick you can Change your Computer’s Processor or Pentium name as you like.

    For Example if you are using a Pentium 4 PC then you can change it to i7 or i3 as you may like.

    How to Change Processor Name :-

    Step 1 :-  Firstly Right click on your ‘My computer’ in XP or ‘Computer’ in Windows 7 or ‘This PC’ in Windows 8 and click on ‘Properties’. Now you will get your Computer properties window.You can see name of your processor in this window.

    In my computer properties, you can see “Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5400 @ 2.70GHz”.

    My Computer Properties
    My Computer Properties

    Step 2 :- Now Open Registry Editor by Pressing (Win key + R) => then type ‘regedit’ =>click on OK button.

    Opening Registry Editor With Windows Run
    Opening Registry Editor With Windows Run

    Step 3 :- Now you will get your registry editor. [Be carefull in registry editing, before editing, it is good to backup your registry. To backup your registry, click on ‘File’ menu, from given list, click on ‘Export’. Then save in your hard disc location as you wish].

    Registry Editor in WIndows 7
    Registry Editor in WIndows 7

    Step 4 :- Now Open Search Box by Pressing ‘Ctrl’ + ‘F’  button. Then type: ‘ProcessorName’ without space in the search box. Then search.

    SearchBox in Registry Editor
    SearchBox in Registry Editor

    Step 5 :- Now you will get search result. You can see a raw with name ‘ProcessorName’ or ‘ProcessorNameString’ with value of your processor name. Double click on it.

    (If the Serach Box is not displaying any result then you can need to go tho that key manually, you can do so bu following below steps :

    After opening Registry Editor, go to  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE => HARDWARE => DESCRIPTION => SYSTEM => CENTRAL PROCESSOR
    Select 0 and 1. Now you can see a list. Now look for your processor name and follow below steps.)

    Changing Processor Name with Registry Editor
    Changing Processor Name with Registry Editor

    Step 6 :- Instead of your processor name, type any name you want to change. Here I changed into “Intel  Core i7-3770 Processor (3.90GHz)”. Then click ‘OK’

    Changing Processor Name
    Changing Processor Name

    Step 7 :- Now if you check your computer properties again, your processor name must be changed.

    Change name of processor
    Change name of processor

    That’s it Now you can fool your friend with Fake PC Configurations.

    If you face any problem then please Comment.

    {Custom ROM} Stan 1.0 for Micromax A114 Canvas 2.2 – Galaxy S4 Styled

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    UPDATE (More Roms) :-

    Xperia Styled Sphere Rom for Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114

    Fusion Rom for Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114 and MyPhone Agua Cyclone

    MIUI ROM For Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114 is now Available

    Before proceeding further please make sure that your handset is rooted and have install CWM Recovery, if not then visit below links to do so :-

    Features :-

    • Fully Samsung Galaxy S4 Themed
    • S4 Icons
    • Ported Original S Voice App
    • Ported Original S Memo App
    • Increased Battery Life (Few Tweaks)
    • Google Nexus 5 Camera
    • Gesture Galley Control
    • Many Gestures
    • S4 System UI
    • S4 Notification Bar
    • All Latest Updated Apps
    • Pre Rooted with Super User Installed
    • S4 Contacts and Dialer
    • New Widgets
    • One Click Install
    • New Lock Screen
    • Facebook Home Ported
    • S sidebar
    • Built in equalizer
    • Beautiful Stock Wallpapers

    Bugs :-

    • There is a Bug in Stock Galaxy S4 Camera App, it force Closes, but to fix it i have already added Google Nexus 5 Camera App in Stock Rom, it Works Flawlessly.

    If you find any other Bug then Please report them.

    How to Install :-

    Step 1 :- Firstly Make Sure to take backup your Nandroid with CWM Recovery.

    Step 2 :- Download and Place Flashable Zip of Rom into root of your SD Card.

    Step 3 :- Now go to Recovery by Pressing Vol+ and Vol – and Power Button simultaneously.

    Step 4 :- Do a Complete Wipe and Cache Clean.

    Step 5 :- After That go to Install Zip from SD Card and Select ROM File.

    Step 6 :- Wait for it to Flash. That’s it, you have Install Stan Version 1.o Rom on Your Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114.

    Screenshots :-

    Stan1

    Download Link :-

     

     

    Credits :-

    • Micromax for this SmartPhone
    • Google for Android
    • Xda Forums for knowledge

     Tips :-

    • After installing login to your Facebook account and open Home application from the App drawer, it’s a really great application that displays your Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr and Pintrest News Feeds in Lock Screen.
    • Use sVoice app, it’s much like siri.