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!
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 […]
Make Android screenshots without root
Sometimes you can learn useful things from a bad thing happening. Yesterday came the news that 21 popular apps on the Android market had been copied. They were uploaded again to the market with similar sounding names but loaded with a trojan. That installed a rootkit on your phone to […]
I'm an ebook convert now
Matt has made it well known that he loves his Kindle and for a while I thought about buying one too. Unfortunately I’ll have to order it from Amazon.com in the US because I live in Ireland. Attempts to buy it from Amazon.co.uk result in an error and asks me […]
My phone is faster than yours
If you’re using a Samsung Galaxy S or one of it’s variants then my phone may well be twice as fast or even faster than your phone! How? It’s all rather simple actually. First of all, I downloaded Quadrant Standard from the Android market. This is a benchmarking app that […]
Android Battery Saving Tips
Battery usage on all so called “smart phones” is almost universally woeful. Big high-res colour screens, fast processors, sound, wifi and 3g networking all consume gobs of battery power. Here are some battery saving tips for Android phones. I’m going on a long flight in a few days time so […]