The latest Humble Bundle is out and features Android as well as Windows/Linux and Mac versions of the following games: World of Goo, EDGE, Osmos and Anomaly Warzone Earth.
Sherlock and Smith and copyright images
Remember how Lamar Smith, sponsor of SOPA, used a copyrighted image for his website’s background image without permission? Sean Sherlock, the junior minister preparing Ireland’s SOPA did something similar on his website (which is currently down).
SSH Socks Proxy for Android Phones
Android has had VPN support for donkey’s years but I could never get it working. I tried pptpd and xl2tpd but pptpd didn’t work (and has security holes) or the configuration is daunting and lengthy when all I want is a simple proxy. There’s also HTTP proxy support built into […]
Get your SGS Cyanogenmod 7 Here!
The Cyanogenmod 7 nightly builds for the Samsung Galaxy S stopped quite a while ago but the the builds linked from this thread work just fine and get you the latest CM7 nightly. Not touching CM9 until there’s at least a stable release as it’s my wife’s phone now!
Kids Place Android Parental Lock
My new favourite app is Kids Place. It’s an application launcher for Android that only allows access to the apps you want. The parental lock is protected by a 4 digit PIN but the launcher can be disabled by rebooting the phone. A launcher app, with child lock, for Kids […]
Your favourite iOS and Android Games in Real Life!
Cut The Rope, Airport Mania, Angry Birds and Plants vs Zombies all feature in a new music video by HeyGeronimoMusic. My favourite part is the dog in the Cut the Rope scenes but the Plants vs Zombies bits come close! Great fun!
Oh look! There’s Jupiter!
My wife called me out to the back garden tonight to see the bright object in the sky near the moon. She thought I might know what it was you see. I, uh, didn’t. I thought it might be Mars because of the colour but I knew how to find […]
Samsung Galaxy S II Blues?
So you just bought Samsung’s new Galaxy S II smart phone. Nice isn’t it? One of the first things I noticed when I turned it on was the unusual blue colour cast on the screen. It’s impossible to capture in a screenshot but I soon found out how to fix […]
Living with CyanogenMod 7 for Samsung Galaxy S
My phone, a Samsung Galaxy S, has been running CyanogenMod 7 for the past week or so. The first week was a bit rocky. The phone ignored vibration settings at first and would vibrate when ringing, and when I hung up. In one call I couldn’t hear the caller at all! […]
My Favourite Android Apps
I’ve used a Samsung Galaxy S since August last year and in that time I’ve downloaded and played with lots of apps and games. Here are a few of my favourites. Tweetdeck Dolphin Browser HD Kindle and FBReader Amazon Appstore and Android Market Reddit is Fun GO Contacts/Dialer/Launcher EX/SMS Pro […]