Facebook Adds Timeline Feature to Fan Pages

Facebook are now rolling out their new Timeline feature for fan pages. Timeline has been a very hit and miss feature for Facebook profiles, some like it and some don’t. I personally love it and have already updated the UltraLinx fan page to utilise the new feature.New features include the ability to pin a post to the top of the fan page for a week, receive and respond to private messages fr » Read More

Review: Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch for Sprint

Samsung had huge success last year delivering its Galaxy S line of Android phones to the global world, and for good reason: it launched as one of the thinnest smartphones in the world, the homegrown 1GHz Hummingbird processor was plenty fast for its day, and the 4-inch Super AMOLED display was a serious dazzler. Particularly [...] » Read More

Ubuntu For Android: A Desktop OS In Your Pocket!

A few days ago, Canonical Ltd. revealed that they had been working to create a version of Ubuntu that runs on Android phones. As a Linux user myself, I found this hugely interesting. So how would it work, and what would it enable you to do?What Is Ubuntu?Ubuntu is a variant of the Linux Operating System, popular due to the huge community which provides constant development to make a user-friendly » Read More

T-Mobile Releasing White Samsung Galaxy S II for the Holidays

Well that didn’t take long at all.  T-Mobile will be launching a white version of the Samsung Galaxy S II  just in time for the holidays.  No word on a release date and price but as always we’ll keep you posted. Thanks for reading at AndroidRoots.com and be sure to Follow us on Twitter, Like [...] » Read More

LBE Privacy Guard: How Safe Is Your Private Data?

Android has an excellent array of security apps to protect you against threats of malware and viruses. But in my opinion, privacy issues are a far greater concern. What permissions and elements of my phone are newly installed apps using? How safe is the private data I store on my phone? This was a gap in my knowledge that I wanted to fill – and LBE Privacy is a great tool for this job.The a » Read More

Why I Choose Android: Better, Open Development

It’s no secret that I love Android. As soon as it was announced, I fell in love with it and was sure it would be better than the iPhone. One of the reasons I love Android so much is the ease of developing on the platform. It’s why I switched from Blackberry, it’s why I keep buying Android powered devices, and it’s why I won’t switch to the iPhone. Google and Apple co » Read More

Experience Windows Phone 7 Right From Your Mobile Browser

Microsoft have launched a new mobile site, made for mobile browsers which lets you experience the Windows Phone 7 experience right on your device without having to download anything. It leads you through some of the main parts of the OS. Even the UI transitions and the live tiles are all implemented. With the release of the Nokia Lumia 800, Nokia might revive itself and also bring Windows Phone 7 » Read More

How to Flash Siyah Kernel on Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) to Get ClockworkMod Recovery, Battery Life, Screen Sensitivity Fix

Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) without any doubt is a high performance smartphone and feels very responsive even with the stock Samsung firmware and kernel mostly because of the powerful CPU+GPU combination under the hood as well as the speed improvements in the Android 2.3 Gingerbread as compared to previous versions of the Android. Just imagine how fast it will feel after flashing the Ice Cream Sandwi » Read More