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There's no question that the Nintendo Switch is a wildly popular gaming console, which is a testament to its approachability and strong library of first-party games. Nintendo recently reported that cumulative sales for the Switch have nearly approached 80 million, surpassing the 3DS. However, there's a community of Switch owners that aren't particularly interested in preserving the default Nintendo-crafted operating system that is installed on the gaming console. Instead, they thrive on using third-party alternatives that allow them to expand the capabilities of the device. For those users, the Nintendo Switch can now [unofficially] run Android 10. Support for Android 10 comes courtesy... Read more...
The Nintendo Switch is an excellent game console, one that is uniquely flexible for playing games on your big screen TV or in portable form. If you happen to own one of the earlier models, it is also hackable. Now thanks to Switchroot, a group for open source development on the Switch, the nifty console can be modded with an Android port, which in turn opens the door for GeForce NOW support. This is a very specific hack, though. NVIDIA's Tegra X1 system-on-chip (SoC) powers the Switch, a previous version of which contained a hardware vulnerability. While technically a potential security vulnerability, the flaw can be exploited to install emulators and unauthorized software. The caveat is that... Read more...
CyanogenMod might be pushing up daisies, but LineageOS has picked up where the fan favorite custom ROM project left off and is starting to blossom. As promised, the developers behind LineageOS released new builds over the weekend. The initial roll out includes support for a handful of devices, though in the coming days and weeks LineageOS will expand to support more than 80 gadgets. To kick things off, LineageOS made new builds available for Google's Nexus 6P (angler) and Nexus 5X (bullhead), Motorola's Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus (athene), Nextbit's Robin (ether), and Xiaomi's Redmi 1S (armani). The available builds are labeled "lineage" rather than "cm" and use the same build number system as... Read more...