Monthly Archives: March 2011

Unlocking the boot loader in the new Xperia™ smartphones

Just discovered an interesting blog post at the Sony Ericsson Developer Blog; with the new generation of Xperia phones, some phones (i.e. those without a carrier simlock) can have the bootloader unlocked to allow easy flashing of custom ROM’s. Just … Continue reading

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How to get more space for apps on the Milestone

Here’s a nice little tip for gaining some more app space on the phone, you will need root and either the adb shell or a terminal app on the phone. Even after updating the Milestone to the latest Android 2.2.1 … Continue reading

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Motorola Milestone UI Acceleration

On the Orange San Francisco (aka ZTE Blade) custom ROM’s, it is common to enable hardware UI acceleration, since it’s disabled by default. This allows the UI to be rendered by the GPU, instead of the CPU, making things faster … Continue reading

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