Android

About Bricks and Boot options – Samsung Galaxy Y

The beauty of having an Android phone – Things always go wrong! It is a great opportunity to learn more about the technology that makes your phone tick. Unlike the Black Box from the fruit company. What happens when you brick your phone? How do you unbrick it without shelling out a huge sum to the phone company’s service center?

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Android App Development 101

With the release of Jelly Bean, Android developers are abuzz with even bigger expectations. Meanwhile, a lot of programmers are trying to get in on the action. If you want to start on Android App Development too, read on…
(Note: Due to other engagements, this is just a primer and not a fully documented HOW TO. Will put those up later)
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Android – Battery went haywire after flashing ROM

 

Nerds love Android! There is so much to discover and play around with in the Android sub-system. Moreover, if you don’t like something in your phone, you might as well change it yourself. Don’t like the default camera? There’s an app for that! Need more control on the Android, root it and flash a new ROM on it. Hold on, why is my battery getting drained out so quickly after flashing?

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Android – Failed to create SD Card/ Emulator crashes instantly

One fine day, I started downloading the Android SDK with a third-party download manager. Here’s how I did it! Following the footsteps of programmers worldwide, I decided to create a “Hello, World!” program. (Back then, I didn’t know that this program is created by default in Android). I had decided to use Linux as the operating system of choice for this endeavor. Big mistake!

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