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Custom ROMs could soon be coming to the Kindle Fire HDX. Photo: Amazon

Custom ROMs could soon be coming to the Kindle Fire HDX. Photo: Amazon

Custom ROMs for the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX are one step closer after the device finally got its first bootloader unlock. The tweak could eventually allow users to ditch Amazon’s own Fire OS software, but there are some significant¬†caveats.

Mailbox for Android isn't moving as quickly as we'd hoped. Photo: Mailbox

Mailbox for Android isn’t moving as quickly as we’d hoped. Photo: Mailbox

Mailbox, the popular email app from Dropbox, finally supports your tablet almost a year after it first came to Android. If you’ve used Mailbox on an iPad before, however, you’re going to be sorely disappointed with the user interface.

Yes, it's a Nexus 6 without the Nexus logo. Photo: Motorola

Yes, it’s a Nexus 6 without the Nexus logo. Photo: Motorola

Motorola is making a comeback in China, and it has a trick up its sleeve that it is hoping will bring success in a market that’s obsessed with super-sized smartphones — a 6-inch Moto X with Quad HD display. The device is essentially a rebranded Nexus 6, and it’s joined by Motorola’s original 2014 Moto X and Moto G.

Our pick of this year's best. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

These apps made 2014 better. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

It’s been a great year to be an Android user. Not only have we seen the release of Google’s massive Material Design makeover and all kinds of wonderful new features inside Android 5.0 Lollipop, but we’ve also had oodles of awesome apps to enjoy.

In this roundup, we’ve selected the best Google Play releases from the past 12 months. We’ve got great launchers, amazing email apps, terrific Twitter clients and lots more. (Some are also available on iOS.)

Invite your friends to use Inbox. Photo: Google

Invite your friends to use Inbox. Photo: Google

If you’re already using Inbox by Gmail, and your friends are always pestering you for invites, you can finally delivery. All Inbox users now have ten invites that they can share with¬†whoever they want — so long as they’re using Gmail.

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