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Script for disabling Radio, leaving only Wi-Fi

This script utilizes the radiooptions command to disable the radio but still allow use of Wi-Fi without having to use airplane mode, and it was created by CondemnedSoul. It’s great for people who just upgraded and want to use their older device for an mp3 player with Wi-Fi access. How  [ Read More ]

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What is Rooting?

Rooting your Android devise means to gain full access to it. Rooting,the term traces its origin to Linux,where a user with a root privilege is a ‘Superuser’ and can actually modify the system settings as per his demand.This means you can overcome limitations that the carriers and manufacturers put on  [ Read More ]

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Minecraft, ported to other Android phones

The first edition of Minecraft for mobile phones was released on August 16, 2011.  Minecraft Pocket Edition is currently only available on Android and only for Sony Ericsson Xperia Play phones.  Its version number is Alpha 0.1 as it isn’t as fully featured as the main PC version.  The team  [ Read More ]

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What means “SD Card alignment”

First of all, the SD Card alignment refers actually to the Cluster Alignment Why Is Cluster Alignment Important? Flash memory cards are random access media with a sector size of 512 bytes. But this is only a logical representation. Flash memory can be read out byte-by-byte, but it has to  [ Read More ]

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Install Nexus S 4G Swype on any rooted Android

Swype is an input method for touchscreens that allows users to enter words by sliding a finger or stylus from letter to letter, lifting only between words. A week ago, Nexus S 4G received a new version of Swype, that improved capitalization of proper nouns, spruced up the UI, and  [ Read More ]

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Downgrade your Desire from 2.3 to 2.2

This isn’t working. As Alex said in the comments section, you need to root, S-OFF, downgrade hboot and then install this file. I’ll update the post when i find some time. For me it worked because I already had root,S-OFF and probably an old hboot. Thanks Alex If you experience  [ Read More ]

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Upgrade HTC Desire to Gingerbread

The update to Gingerbread isn’t available OTA(Over The Air), so don’t wait for your phone to receive the upgrade automatically. Just go to HTC Dev page, and download the installer Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Upgrade for HTC Desire Unpack the zip, connect your phone via USB and start the install process.  [ Read More ]

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Starburst Rom–No More Space Problems

Starburst is one of the best ROMs for my HTC Desire, just because the internal memory of the Desire is crappy… and without a ROM like Starburst everyone will eventually see the “low space message”. The main future of the Starburst ROM is a cool script made by Sibere,  named  [ Read More ]

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How to Install ROM or Zip from recovery

There are many ways to install a zip from recovery, I’ll present for the moment the manual mode: Download the ROM from the link given in the article featuring that ROM. It should be a zip file. Connect your phone to your computer via USB and mount its storage card.  [ Read More ]

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1 Click Root with Unrevoked

Unrevoked, a tool that you run on your computer and will root your phone. It will also flash unrevoked forever for NAND unlock. Instructions Instructions are simple: Download the version of Unrevoked for your OS from unrevoked.com Connect your phone to your computer via a USB cable If you are  [ Read More ]

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