Official LineageOS install instructions for the Nextbit Robin do not reflect reality and are non functional. Here is the proper way to get it done: Unlock the Bootloader: Install USB driver for Nextbit Robin: link Enable OEM unlock in the Developer options under device Settings, if present. Connect the device to your PC via USB. […]
I’ve recently upgraded from my old device to a Samsung Galaxy S7 and had some trouble following the official LineageOS install guide as well as various other sources on the subject. With a slight adjustment of method, however, I was able to easily install a custom recovery, custom rom, as well as root the device. […]
I spent some time trying to find an acceptable ipfilter for Android and had almost hit a wall. Repeated suggestions of Peerblock were unacceptable as the application is buggy and has not seen development in some months.
Cyanogen mod’s FAQ was not working for a 2.2.1 T-Mobile Mytouch (HTC Glacier) – I was issued an error occured while running exploit messages upon running /data/local/tmp/fre3vo -debug -start FAA90000 -end FFFFFFFF Upon some digging and trial and error I developed the following method which worked on two 2.2.1 Glaciers I had in possession. I […]
How to run a combination of Google Voice, Trapcall, and your Carrier’s voicemail at the same time.
For a few days my phone was showing all incoming calls forwarded through Google Voice as unknown, this was really confusing as my GVoice is the primary business line. I ran some basic testing and was able to verify that Google Voice was able to normally display the caller ID on other devices and carriers. […]
This document, obtained by the ACLU, details data retention policies of the five major US cellphone carriers. The table below is a copy of the original PDF with some info removed, you can see the original at this link. Verizon T-Mobile AT&T / Cingular Sprint Nextel Virgin Mobile Subscriber Information Post Paid 3-5 Yrs 5 […]
UPDATE: You can just use Root Explorer. So I recently obtained a G1 which I flashed to Cyanogen 6.0, a problem it runs in to is a lack of ram: background processes like facebook and twitter and DSP manager don’t leave much room to breathe… But, there’s a way to remove them… you need […]