February 2011

Android Root

Here is a very simple guide for the new/novice users to the Android/Nook rooting stuff on how to get in to the ClockworkMod recovery mode. I am assuming that you have this already installed via the Rom Manager, using Auto Nooter or some other way. This is one of the key operation that is required in almost all kinds of flashing ROMs/kernels, backup data and other similar tasks. Basically you have two options, both of them are described below: Get in to ClockworkMod Recovery Mode Option 1 You can use the Reboot into Recovery option of the ROM Manager application Read More >

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Well, this might seem obvious for expert users on how to create a bootable ClockworkMod (CWM) SD Card, while for other novice users it might be a daunting task. And for some rooting stuff related to the Nook Color it might be required. Update 1: Added a direct link to the NOOK-CWM3028-imgfiles.zip file. So here we present a simple guide to flash the CWM 3.0.2.8 on your SD card: Flashing Bootable ClockworkMod on SD Card Step 1: First you need to download the image for your SD card size here, containing CWM 3.0.0.5. Step 2: Download the NOOK-CWM3028-imgfiles.zip file. (you Read More >

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***Update: Please use the New Updated CF-Root method to root Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) instead of this one which is guaranteed to work on any SGS2 device. Method posted here is older and may not work on older SGS2 devices! It has been only a matter of days that everyone was talking about the release of the new super power in the Android handset arena, and yesterday news broke out of the XDA forum that Samsung Galaxy SII is successfully rooted based on the insecure XWKDD kernel posted by the Chainfire – an XDA forums member. Successful root has been Read More >

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As it was mentioned before that B&N has released a major update of the FW in the form of Nook Color v1.2 that you can get right now here. Major new features include the Android Froyo, flash support, new email application and some other tablet centric enhancements. Of course, there is also a selected set of new applications for you eReader. Unfortunately no support for the Android Market yet. In other words, the long list of hacks that we mentioned in the past for your Nook Color still remains essential for power users! We were already one of the first Read More >

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Jailbreaking community for the iDevices has grown substantially in the recent times as more and more people are getting familiar with the procedure as well as with all the advantages that they can get with it. But there are many people that are not very familiar with what it is or what are the exact benefits. For those users a nice explanation in a video by the Cydia creator Jay Freeman himself could be more convincing and useful on the benefits associated with this process of JB. I will not ruin your experience, just have a look yourself at the Read More >

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We reported the release of the iOS 4.2.7 for the Verizon iPhone 4 customers (CDMA iPhone 4) many weeks ago. From that time on users are anxiously waiting for a untethered jailbreak solution for the iOS 4.2.7. Finally the wait is over as we we have a proper way that allows to do untethered jailbreak on Verizon iPhone4 for the Mac users! Note1: In case you are still on the older iOS 4.2.6 you can always use the detailed guide that we posted earlier using Greenpois0n to do untethered Jailbreak on Verizon iPhone 4 iOS 4.2.6! Note 2: If you Read More >

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Well folks, many weeks have passed since we reported the release of the iOS 4.2.7 for the Verizon iPhone 4 customers (CDMA iPhone 4). From that time on users are anxiously waiting for a untethered jailbreak solution for the iOS 4.2.7. Finally the wait is over as finally ih8sn0w has released an updated version of the Sn0wbreeze namely Sn0wbreeze 2.6.1 that allows to untethered jailbreak on Verizon iPhone4! Note: In case you are still on the older iOS 4.2.6 you can always use the detailed guide that we posted earlier using Greenpois0n to do untethered Jailbreak on Verizon iPhone 4 Read More >

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It has been only a matter of days that everyone was talking about the release of the new king of the hill in the Android handset arena, and today news has broke out of the XDA forum that Samsung Galaxy SII is successfully rooted based on the insecure XWKDD kernel posted by the Chainfire – an XDA forums member. Successful root has been confirmed by a number of the users in the thread. Basically most of them apparently flashed the insecure XWKDD kernel and then used the SuperOneClick v1.5.5 tool to do the magic! Most of these users confirming the Read More >

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As we mentioned some days ago that B&N has released a major update of the FW in the form of Nook Color v1.2 that you can get right now here. Major new features include the Android Froyo, flash support, new email application and some other tablet centric enhancements. Of course, there is also a selected set of new applications for you eReader. Don’t expect the usual large array of applications that are available on the Android Market to be available yet officially. In other words, the long list of hacks that we mentioned in the past for your Nook Color Read More >

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Well it was not long time ago that we mentioned that a Windows 8 build has leaked to the Internet and it lead to the discovery of a lot of new features that Microsoft is planning to bring in the Windows 8. Many of those we reported in the past included the integration of the built-in PDF reading capabilities in Windows 8 as well as the use of ribbon based user interface to be employed now system-wide. We also mentioned that latest OS from Microsoft is expected to include a built-in webcam capture application. Furthermore, we looked at a new Read More >

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