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How To: Get the SNES Emulator on the Nokia N900

For those who got an N900 already, here is a how to for installing the SNES emulator on your phone. I. Set up the Repositories that have the SNES Application 1. Do our How To Get More Apps on the Nokia N900 procedure to get all 3 Maemo.org repositories on the device. 2. Open the App Manager after it has updated and click on Download then Games and look for the DrNokSNES app and download it. *If it is NOT there it might be because the author took it down for now, you can add this repository to your phone …

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How To: Root the Samsung Galaxy (Updated 04/05/10)

I. Before You Begin 1. Make sure your device is in USB Debugging mode (goto Settings > Applications > Development and turn it on) 2. If you are looking for the Samsung Behold 2 procedure it has been moved here. How To Root the Samsung Behold 2 II. Setup ADB and Drivers Follow this procedure to get ADB setup on your Galaxy. How To Setup ADB/Install USB Drivers III. Flash the Recovery Image 1. Download the recovery image package and extract all the contents to your AndroidSDK\tools folder (same folder as the adb program). Recovery Image (THIS FILE AS BEEN REMOVED …

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How To: Create A Continuous Wallpaper on The Nokia N900

Not satisfied with the wallpapers that come on the phone? Don’t want a separate image for each of the homescreens? No problem. I. Find an Image and Resize It 1. First you will need to find the image you want to use. The best way to find an image that will fit is to Google Image search for the word panoramic and select Show Options then select Larger Than 8MP (you can also add another keyword to get an equirectangular image related to what you want to have as a background, like “Paris panoramic” and see what comes up). Make …

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How To: Set Up The Irreco Universal Remote on Your N900

So you saw the YouTube video of the guy controlling his TV with the Nokia N900? But you’ve looked everywhere for that app and either can’t find it or found it and just can’t get it to work? Here’s something to help. I. Enable More Apps on Your N900 1. First you need to do our How To Get More Apps On Your N900 Procedure then come back to this procedure. II. Download Irreco and Start Lirc 1. Now that you have all of the repositories mentioned in our Get More Apps procedure, you can find the Irreco for the …

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How To: Get More Apps on Your Nokia N900

So you finally got your hands on an N900? But when you go into the Application Manager there are a lot less apps than you thought there would be, right? Well, I’ll show you how to increase the number of apps 10x or more 🙂 I. Enabling Maemo Extras 1. On the phone goto Menu (clicking the top left of the screen, one or two times) then click More and then App. Manager. 2. Click on the title bar to bring up the menu and click on Applications Catalog and wait for them to load. 3. Scroll down and you …

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Want to Play With A Nokia N900 Right Now? Well Kinda…

So it may not be the actual device, but it sure helps to qwell the waiting for the actual phone to come out! Here is how to set up the Nokia N900 emulator so you can pretend you have your new toy 🙂 Thanks VenomRush! I. Download the Virtual Machine Program 1. Download this free Virtual Machine Application (Windows Only) VMPlayer 2. Unzip the file and then run the .exe inside to install the program (this will force you to reboot your computer one or two times). II. Download the Maemo Virtual Machine files 1.Download the files named: Maemo_PreFinal_2_Ubuntu_Intrepid_Desktop_SDK_Virtual_Image_Splitted.zip.001 & …

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How To Unlock a Blackberry

Want to use your Blackberry on another GSM carrier? Here’s how. I. Find Your IMEI 1. On your Blackberry goto Options > Status OR look on the white sticker under the battery. 2. Write down the IMEI from that screen or sticker. II. Get An Unlock Code 1. Either do this (if you have had your phone on the same carrier for more than 3 months) Unlock Your Phone for Free or purchase an unlock code from any other unlocking site 2. Wait for your unlock code via email. III. Input Your Unlock Code 1. Once you get your unlock …

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How To: Root Your Sprint HTC Hero

There is now a faster method to root using a new FlashRec app! Click here for the new procedure! How To Root Your Sprint Hero in One Click! !UPDATE 12.01.09: If you went to the above procedure and it did not work for you, please use the procedure below. Finally there is root access for the Sprint Hero! Here is a quick How To for everyone. Thanks Zinx (ZenThought.org) Thanks Geoff! Thanks XDA-Developers (as always!)! Thanks JManley69 for brining the procedure from Sprint Community! Thanks Sprint Community! I. Before You Begin You need to be able to access the phone …

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Nokia N900: Some Points of Interest

  So if you haven’t heard of the Nokia N900 yet, here are a few things I wanted to share with you guys that I  found interesting about this new phone (and what is making me buy one for myself). And if you have heard of it, then here are some things you may not have found on your own when you were scouring the web while impatiently waiting for Nokia to release the damn thing 🙂 So here we go… I. Root Access Out of the Box Seriously, first phone with this in it? Why hasn’t someone else done …

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Sony Xperia X10 Media Player UI Sneak Peak

So we’ve seen then videos of the Sony Xperia X10 (X3, Rachael)’s sexy UI a while ago. Well, here is another to tease you 🙂 It is of the media player. Keep in mind that it says all over it conceptual and that it may not be in the real device, we hope it is though.

Google Maps Free Voice Guided Turn by Turn Navigation

  So Google apparently has been working on a new app that uses Google Maps with 3D overlays, wikipedia layers, and has voice guided turn by turn navigation built in. And guess what? It’s free and it’s for Android right now. Now you won’t be able to download it from the Market just yet (so you can put your phone down), but it will come preloaded on the Motorola Sholes (Droid) for Verizon on November 6th. So you better believe there will be a dev who will rip it right off and make it public 🙂 Here’s a video demo: …

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GSM Motorola Droid Coming Soon?

  So T-Mobile and AT&T users (and our Euro buddies), like the Droid, but don’t like Verizon? Well, there is a video of a GSM version of the Motorola Sholes (Droid) in Vietnam. There is also a rumor that Rogers in Canada might be getting their GSM version as well, now that would mean you could unlock it from Rogers and then use it on AT&T and get 3G (Rogers and AT&T use the same 3G frequencies). Here’s the vid: So anyone that was thinking about switching to Verizon, seconding guessing that decision? Source

Mystery HTC Android Handset Has a Name and a Carrier

So do you remember the post we did on a certain mysterious HTC Android device that we’ve never seen before? Well after doing some research I’m 90% positive as to what this phone is… Its the HTC Passion! A CDMA version that resembles the HTC Dragon (with slightly less specs as far as we can tell, one being the smaller screen size) that is headed to Verizon. This would explain the similarities that people noticed about the buttons and the white notification bar from the Motorola Sholes (Droid); Verizon is trying to keep things a little similar on all their …

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Phone Review: HTC Touch2

Video Part 1: Video Part 2: Video Part 3: Specifications: Also known as HTC T3333 Touch2 GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 Announced 2009, September Status Available. Released 2009, September SIZE Dimensions 104 x 55 x 12.9 mm Weight 110 g DISPLAY Type TFT resistive touchscreen, 65K colors Size 240 x 320 pixels, 2.8 inches – TouchFLO 3D finger swipe navigation– Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate– Touch-sensitive zoom bar– Handwriting recognition SOUND Alert types Vibration; Downloadable polyphonic, MP3, WAV ringtones Speakerphone Yes – 3.5mm audio jack MEMORY Phonebook Practically unlimited …

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