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MediaTek-powered Jiayu devices to get Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow courtesy of Team M.A.D

2 years ago   |   By Android Community

If you're wondering why there are very few stable custom ROMs for MediaTek-powered devices, there is a reason for that. MediaTek rarely puts out a full GPL kernel, something that is incredibly useful for developers in putting out aftermarket software. The opposite is true with Qualcomm-powered devices, for instance - and you can see the difference in custom ROM support for those devices. In a miracle of sorts, a full GPL kernel was released for MediaTek-powered Jiayu devices, and this is why they are getting an aftermarket upgrade to Android Marshmallow, care of Team M.A.D. .
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AT&T Beats T-Mobile in Customer Care, Says J.D. Power

AT&T Beats T-Mobile in Customer Care, Says J.D. Power

2 years ago   |   By Android Headlines

Throughout the year, J.D. Power gives awards to the wireless carriers - and other companies in other industries - for a few different things. The most interesting one is always customer care or customer service. J.D. Power announced today, that AT&T won top honors among the US wireless carriers, edging out T-Mobile. Who had been taking the award in recent years. Although AT&T barely got past T-Mobile. AT&T scored 820 out of 1,000 points, and T-Mobile score 815. Verizon came in third with 797 and Sprint was last with 750 points. When it comes to non-contract service providers , Consumer...
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