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How To Switch to a Different MicroSD Card on Android (When Using Apps2SD)

Got Apps2SD, loaded Hero on your phone, or your using Swap and a partitioned memory card with your custom ROM? But what to do if you buy a new memory card (finally get rid of that 2GB for a much more equipped 4, 8, or 16GB Class 6 card)? Here’s how to swap the old for the new. I. Find a Memory Card that Suits Your Needs 1. First thing is to get a memory card that will do what you need. No need to go to the largest card just because you can. Get the card with enough memory …

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How To Flash a New Recovery Image (If You Are Already Rooted)

So if you have used the 1 click root and then decided there was a new recovery image you wanted to flash, you may have noticed that the 1 click root won’t let you flash a new one once you have a custom one on the phone already. Well, here is how to flash a new recovery image when you already have root access. I. Flash a New Recovery Image 1. Find the recovery image you want and MAKE SURE IT IS FOR YOUR PHONE (should say in where you download it what phone it is for). 2. Write down …

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Giant Eclair? Yes, Please. Can You Deliver It to Me? Great.

So Google is an interesting company to say the least. But one of their unique quirks has made its way onto YouTube. Apparently Google orders a giant foam dessert every time a new version of Android is being worked on. A Cupcake, then a Donut, and now… an Eclair. Check out the video done by one of the Android Google Team and you guessed it, an Android device 🙂 PART 1: PART 2: PART 3:

How To: UnRoot the Rogers HTC Magic/Get Back to Cupcake (Updated 02.26.10)

UPDATE (02.26.10): This procedure has been altered to work for the Rogers Magic ONLY. If you have ANY OTHER MAGIC, there is an updated procedure that should work fine for you: How To Unroot the MyTouch/Magic Thanks Jeff for sending this in! Thanks Cyanogen! Here is how to get back to the original Magic ROM. You can use this to unroot for warranty purposes OR you can use this if you have the latest Magic ROM (which blocks rooting) and want to downgrade so you can root and re upgrade. 1. Download the follow file and save it to your …

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How To Set Up ADB/USB Drivers & Fastboot for Android Devices (Updated 09/23/15)(Video)

So most people won’t have to use ADB (Android Debug Bridge) ever, but if you want to learn how or want to get a little more technical with your Android phone, here’s how to get it set up. What is ADB & Fastboot? ADB is generally used for development when trying to run applications on the phone from the computer so you can debug (hence the name) issues with your app you are creating. Let’s be real though, most of the time, it’s used for rooting Android devices. Since ADB allows you to communicate with an attached Android phone on …

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How To: UnRoot the HTC Hero/Get Back to Cupcake (Updated for Sprint Hero)

*Updated November 25th – Sprint Hero Support. Download and use the Sprint Hero RUU instead of the Original RUU. Here is how to get back to the original Hero ROM. You can use this to unroot for warranty purposes OR you can use this if you have the latest Hero ROM (which blocks rooting) and want to downgrade so you can root and re upgrade. 1. Download the follow file and save it to your computer: Hero Original RUU SPRINT Hero RUU 2. Download HTC Sync and install it on your computer (if you haven’t already). You can download it …

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Preview of the New TouchFlo on the HTC Touch HD2

So along with the new Touch HD2 release comes a new version of TouchFlo 3D that will be on the handset at release. Some of the new features include: Animated wallpapers (including a Weather Animated wallpaper) Larger and higher resolution icons Customizable link to programs, contacts, etc. from Home screen Email widget looks more like Hero widget (no envelope so you can read more of the email) Facebook integrating for pictures and videos to share them with Facebook Footprints has been added Twitter integration and Tab Here is the video demo:

How To Load a Theme onto Your Blackberry

So you are addicted to your crackberry and never let it leave your site? But lately the same old theme your blackberry came with is starting to look a little stale? No fear, you can change that theme to any number of free (or some premium ones for a few dollars) all over the internet, here’s how: I. Identify Your Device and OS 1. Goto Options > About and you will see your device name and then your OS labelled a V and numbers and periods behind it. 2. Write whatever it says down as we will want to download …

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How To: Load a Custom ROM onto Your Windows Mobile Phone

Want to get Windows 6.5 on your phone? Or just want to flash a custom ROM for faster performance, to unlock Wifi Tethering, load themes, load TouchFlo, Sony Panes, etc. or any of the other great benefits of custom ROMs? Here’s how… First off, loading a Windows Mobile ROM consists of 3 main parts; loading the HardSPL, loading the latest Radio, and then loading the ROM itself. All of these steps are done in the same way and must be done HardSPL, THEN RADIO, THEN ROM. Each HardSPL and ROMs are specific to only ONE SPECIFIC PHONE MODEL, so do …

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New Phone: Motorola CLIQ

Wow, so Android phones are just falling out of the sky. Here’s another for your enjoyment! The new Motorola CLIQ will be sold on T-Mobile in time for the holidays. It has the following hardware features: 3.1″ screen with 320 x 480 pixels Slide out keyboard 3G 5.0MP Camera (no flash sadly) GPS Wifi But what is really interesting is to see what Motorola is doing with their own UI. Personally I think this is going to be what makes Android all powerful, deep UI customization by manufacturers (and 3rd parties someday?). The UI is very clique oriented (they are …

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New Phone: Nokia N900

So the newest Nokia phone, is being market as an “internet device”. Makes sense, since it runs an operating system, meant for an internet tablet, according to Maemo.org, instead of the company’s usual favorite OS (Symbian). Nokia reps claim that this device is not meant to compete with it’s Symbian smartphones, but is meant to cater to a totally different market (not sure how true that is, would you rather have this phone or a N97? Hmmm). The new N900 runs on Maemo OS 5 which is a Linux based operating system meant for an internet tablet. It is a …

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HTC Hero Gets an Official Update, and What That Means for Hero ROMs…

HTC has announced the they are coming out with an official update for the HTC Hero “within a few weeks” to fix some complaints of a “slight lag” to the device. I personally have a Hero here to use and can attest to the slight lag (although the phone is still pretty awesome, I would never have an issue with it being smoother than it already is). Below is a video from MoDaCo showing off the new update briefly. For all HTC Hero owners out there, help is on the way. And to clarify for those that have rooted their …

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How To: Load a Custom ROM on Your HTC Magic

Before you begin make sure you have done our How To Root Your HTC Magic in One Click! procedure. After you have successfully done that, you can do this procedure. I. Partition Your Memory Card for Apps2SD or Hero 1. Get into recovery mode by holding down Home and Power to turn on the phone (if you are not already there). 2. Click on Wipe Data. Once that is done, click on Format Fat32+Ext2+LinuxSwap and wait for it to format. 3. Once it is done, take out the battery and put it back in. Turn on the phone and goto …

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How To: Root the HTC Magic in One Click!

I. Read Before You Begin 1. You must downgrade back to cupcake first: Get Back to Cupcake for Magic After you have done the above procedure and are back on cupcake (Android 1.5), you can come back to this procedure and continue. II. How to Check Your Motherboard Version 1. Turn off your phone 2. Turn the phone on by either holding down the volume down button and power button at the same time OR by holding down the back button and power button at the same time. 3. When the screen comes up, it should say somewhere on the …

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