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Motorola Releases Android Kernel Sources for Moto X Pure

Motorola’s Moto X Pure Edition was one of the first smartphone models to get the Android Marshmallow update, and the good news for Moto X Pure owners didn’t stop there. The smartphone manufacturer recently released the kernel sources for the same version of the globally used operating system. This makes the X Pure Edition the first non-Nexus device that has its kernel sources released. It seems that this year the X Pure really is amongst the first devices that get all the good stuff. Those who like to work with software now have another piece of the puzzle to work with, in the Android 6.0 kernel sources.

Moto X Pure Edition owners who enjoy building new versions of the software of their smartphones can now use the kernel sources for the Android 6.0 Marshmallow and create their own version of the software to run on their Motorola smartphone. Custom ROMs can be created based on the kernel sources, or users can opt for smaller tweaks in the software to personalize their Moto experience. All users need in order to do these modifications in the software is imagination and the know-how, now that the kernel sources were released. Those who wish to get the kernel sources for the Android 6.0 Marshmallow software can do that by accessing the Github site and download the ZIP or the tar.gz files.

The Motorola Moto X Pure Edition might be one of the first devices to get the Android Marshmallow update, but it is not the last one. Moto G users also began to receive the update these days and other Motorola devices are lined up for the long-awaited software update. These include the Motorola Droid Turbo 2 and the Droid Maxx 2. It is possible to see the Android Marshmallow update on the Motorola Moto G second generation smartphone too in the near future.

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I have always been eager to try out any gadget I could get my hands on. I became a tech journalist so that I could always be around technology and see the newest devices. I use gadgets every day to make my work and life easier. I have enough experience to know If a device is actually improving my activity, offers something useful or new. I will post my honest opinions and judge a device as objectively as I can.

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