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Galaxy tab 7.7 : Rooting and installing ClockworkMod Recovery

January 30, 2012


Rooting the Galaxy tab 7.7 : I used the same method as in the Galaxy Tab 7 plus model PreRequisites : – Install the USB Samsung phone drivers through KIES. Download the latest version of KIES HERE . Run the exe file in PC to install – Download and Install ODIN 1.85 in PC . Download […]

Portable external battery chargers for smartphones and tablets

January 30, 2012


The above are the 2 most commonly used by me to charge my smartphones : Energizer XP4001 and Yoobao YB602 Here are the details of these 2 battery chargers : ENERGIZER XP4001 : 4000 mAh  Purchased at Singapore IT Fair for S$ 89 ( about RM 213 ): An expensive charger that is not really […]

Mid 2011 MacBook Air versus late 2010 MacBook Air

January 30, 2012


MBA 13.3″ Mid 2011 MBA 11.6 ” Late 2010 The mid to late 2011 MBA is a higher specs model in everything from  a 13.3″ screen and a  1.8 Ghz  Core i7 processor  (4GB ram, 256 GB disk space ) versus the older 11.6 ” screen and 1.4 Ghz ( 2 GB ram, 128 disk […]

Brief Comparison : Galaxy Note versus Galaxy Nexus

January 28, 2012


This is just a layman’s comparison between these 2 latest Android smartphones : Samsung Galaxy Note and Google’s Galaxy Nexus ( made by Samsung ). The G Note is still on Gingerbread 2.3.6 while the G Nexus has Google’s latest firmware Ice Cream Sandwich build 4.0.3. It is rumored the Galaxy Note will have its […]

Galaxy Nexus : How to flash a new rom using ClockworkMod Recovery

January 27, 2012


In order to flash a new rom on the Galaxy Nexus, these are the prerequistes: 1. The phone bootloader must be unlock and phone rooted with Clockworkmod installed. Download the GNex Toolkit to do this from forum XDA HERE or you can refer my blog posting HERE . The toolkit will install the phone drivers, ADB and […]

Galaxy Nexus : Tweaking it

January 26, 2012


There are some of the tweaks I have done on my Galaxy nexus: 1. Rooting and have ClockworkMod installed – all easily done using The GNex ToolKit . I have posted this in my earlier blog post 2. Install cooked roms My first cook rom was Android Revolution HD 2.1.2  . This was based on build […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 : Brief impressions and Review

January 26, 2012


I have been using the latest Galaxy tab 7.7 for more than a week and I must say this is the best Android tablet I have used to date. My experience with Android tablets includes the Acer Iconia, Galaxy tab ( 7 inch), Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 7.0 plus. Unlike those previous Android […]