Author Archives: Max Moss

Max is an Android enthusiast to the core. He started using Android back in the golden days of the original Motorola Droid, and soon moved on to the Droid X and then took a plunge into the Nexus life. He got into the root scene with the Droid X, and started his own Android blog called "Android Allies" that ran for about a year until he joined up with the RootzWiki news team.

JBQ quits AOSP over 2013 Nexus 7 factory image controversy

As any Nexus-tinkerer knows, a factory image is a great way to start fresh or recover from a botched flashing session that may have had just one too many mods in it. However, 2013 Nexus 7 owners may have realized that since the device launched two weeks ago, there have been no factory images or binaries posted for their shiny new device. Qualcomm's failure to cooperate with this effort has ultimately frustrated one of the Android community's key figures to the point of quitting AOSP.
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