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Manually flashing an OTA-update

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I recently acquired a second-hand HTC One X. A week or two back HTC decided to release the JellyBean update for the phone, all was well. Yesterday, another update was sighted on XDA, and since it seems like this one gives better battery life, I didn’t feel like waiting another 3-5 weeks before it became available in my country, so I searched on how to manually flash an OTA.

S-OFF and Jellybean on the HTC Desire HD (Ace)

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I acquired a secondhand HTC Desire HD, a nice phone (albeit a bit heavy). Comes with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and Sense. I’m personally not much of a Sense fan, and I wanted to move to a newer Android release, so I looked around on how to achieve S-OFF.

My history in gadgets…

2 minute read

As a geek, I’ve always been quite the gadget freak. The fact that my father was also interested in the newest toys didn’t help.

How to RUU your Desire

1 minute read

I’ve always been a fan of the 3rd party roms that are available for the different Android based phones. Unfortunately, it seems mine has developed a bit of a quirk: sometimes, when unplugging the USB cable, it will reboot. Or it no longer detects it as ‘external storage’ when putting it in USB-drive mode.

Enter the HTC Desire

2 minute read

A little while back I finally caved in to all the peer pressure and got my second Android phone, the HTC Desire. It’s faster than the HTC Hero, which I’ve been using sofar. My girlfriend wanted that one, so it’ll have a good home :) and I can keep it updated to the latest firmwares.

Hello there, Froyo (Android 2.2)

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Google released Android 2.2 – codename Froyo (for Frozen Yoghurt), giving Android users a nice speedboost.

Rooting the HTC Hero

2 minute read

Note: This is at your own risk. If you fry your phone, your problem, not mine.