I recently wrote about ways to enhance and tweak the Samsung Galaxy S3. Since then my partner has acquired a Galaxy Note 2, which is rather like an oversize S3. Now that I’ve had chance to play with it a bit I’ve updated my original article to cover the tweaks that work for both phones. Any differences are noted there. I’ve also written a new article with a guide to how to root the Note 2. Enjoy.
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As I’ve noted before pretty much the first thing I do when I get a new phone is root it. This time around its the turn of my partners Galaxy Note 2. Below I will summarise the steps which are very similar to those I used for my own Samsung Galaxy S3.
I’ve had my Galaxy S3 a little over a month already and have slowly been compiling a worthwhile list of tips and tweaks that I use and can recommend to other users. I’ve updated the list to include tips for the Galaxy Note 2 which my partner now has. Many of these may also apply to other Samsung or even other android phones, but some are specific to the galaxy S3 or Galaxy Note 2. By all means try them regardless of phone and let us know how you get on.… Read Full Article
Pretty much the first thing I do when I get a new phone is root it. First and foremost this allows me to install and enable adfree — which is getting increasingly essential on android. On previous phones this was often tricky, altho in the last couple of years it has steadily got easier. This time it was the turn of my new Samsung Galaxy S3. Below I will summarise the steps in my own way, but I had a look at several guides on the net and the best one I found was on AndroidAuthority.
I’ve recently been asked to root a HTC Desire HD and put a custom ROM onto it. I agreed to, despite some reluctance — hacking my own HTC Desire was quite a hassle and involved lots of research and considerable time. … Read Full Article