For this week’s Galaxy S4 ROM of the Week, check out GPE ROM(Google Play Edition ROM), available for AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, and GT-i9505. (But does not work on AT&T or Verizon users with locked bootloaders/SafeStrap sorry!) Based on the latest Google Play Edition Android 4.4.4, GPE ROM brings you truly stable stock Android experience on your Galaxy S4. For those of you who don’t know, Samsung sold “Google Play Edition” Galaxy S4, which comes with its own Google Play Edition firmware, basically built like Nexus phones to give
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the Week, check out latest version of BeanStalk ROM! Based on the latest Android 4.4.4, BeanStalk ROM brings you the best and latest Google OS to your Exynos-based GT-i9500 S4. One of the main benefits of Android 4.4.4 is obviously much more performance and better battery life over Android 4.4.2. While you could wait for Samsung to update its firmware, why wait you can install great custom ROM such as the BeanStalk ROM? You will be able to get the latest Android 4.4.4 + root along with slew of customization options in
For this week’s Galaxy S4 ROM of the Week, check out Mahdi ROM by XDA developer Mahdi786! Based on latest Android 4.4.4, Mahdi ROM is a new custom AOSP ROM (What is AOSP?) on the market that brings ultimate performance tweaks along with many customizations. You will get a speedy ROM with a custom kernel that has tweaked governor for added performance/battery life. I know some of you were having trouble with CM11 ROM last week and since CM11 ROMs are usually works in progress, you m
For those of you haven’t heard, Android 4.4.3 is already out since last week and if you want to experience the latest Android 4.4.3 with full root, you can do so with the latest CM11 (CyanogenMod) ROM! And no, you don’t have to wait for official firmwares to come out from Samsung, which will probably take weeks or months more from now on. With Android 4.4.3, you will be able to experience 20-30% improvement in performance and also near 10-15% better battery life. It’s an “amazing” upgrade as you get much better performance as shown in my
For those of you who want to root your AT&T SGH-i337 Galaxy S4, Verizon SCH-i545 Galaxy S4, or Galaxy S4 Active on Android 4.4.2, there’s finally a new root method that will root your S4. This root method also works on all Galaxy S4 models and does NOT trip Knox! So, here’s how to do it, you do not need a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer! Step 1. Make sure you have Android 4.4.2 in Settings->About phone.
For this week’s ROM of the week, also check out Insane KitKat ROM for Galaxy S4, available for T-mobile SGH-M919, Canadian, and GT-i9505 variants. Based on latest T-Mobile Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware, Insane KitKat ROM brings you a ton of fun customization through its AROMA installer and through various different Xposed modules, which you can also choose which ones to install. (You can watch the latter half of the video above for the AROMA installer choice.) Insane KitKat ROM is brought to you by XDA user “The Sickness”, part of Deviant Development
For this week’s Galaxy S4 ROM of the Week, check out AICP ROM, available for all Galaxy S4 variants including AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, Cricket, CSpire, US Cellular, Canadian, GT-i9505, and GT-i9500. Based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat, AICP ROM is an AOSP ROM (What is AOSP?) featuring full AOKP ROM Control Settings along with other AOSP features. Some notable AOSP features include OmniSwitch, custom animations, Active Display, custom tile colors, Appbar, G
For those of you looking for the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat AOSP ROM with an endless number of features along with multi-window (and even experimental floating multi-window), you may want to just try the SOKP ROM. It’s available for most Galaxy S4 variants including AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, US Cellular, Cricket, MetroPCS, Canadian, GT-i9505, and GT-i9500 Galaxy S4 models. SOKP ROM, which stands for Sonic Open Kang Project, is based on the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat sources coupled with every imaginable customization you can do with an AOSP ROM. Firs
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out Hassan ROM. Based on latest Android 4.4.2 TouchWiz Samsung firmware, Hassan ROM aims to bring a sleek S5-style interface/UI along with boosted performance and bloatware-free environment. First, with Hassan ROM, you will be able to experience what’s coming up with the latest Galaxy S5 through its modded S5 UI, S5 icons, and even S5 apps pulled from a real S5 such as S Note, S Translator, and calculator.
For this week’s Galaxy S4 ROM of the week, check out the latest Gummy ROM! (Available for AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, Canadian, GT-i9505, or any LTE-enabled S4.) Based on latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat, Gummy ROM brings you a nice, clean interface along with the latest KitKat OS. Gummy ROM ships with its own Gummy Interface (sorta like AOKP ROM Control) where you can tweak/modify/customize all of your lockscreen, status bar, hardware keys, power menu, notification drawer, quick toggles, and lots more. Definitely, Gummy ROM is one of the best AOSP KitKat