I recently posted an article on rooting your Android phone. Prior to rooting it, you probably want to create a back up of all the data on it. For the most part, things like pictures and music will be backed up to the internal micro SD card and this won’t be wiped during the rooting [...]
This guide applies to rooting your HTC Desire HD version 2.3.5 on either Linux or OS X, I haven’t tested on other versions so I can’t guarantee that the process will work for other phones or android releases.
Step 1. Download the Ace Hack Kit.
Download link: http://tau.shadowchild.nl/files/aahk-12062012.zip
Note – this particular kit was from [...]
Last week I wrote an article on Getting Started with Appcelerator in 10 Easy Steps. This week I am going to show you how to write your first application in Appcelerator.
This article shows how to get started with iOS development on Phonegap in 5 easy steps
Intel-based computer with Mac OS X Lion (10.7) OPTIONAL but necessary if you want to install your app on a physical iPhone, iPod or iPad eventually: An Apple iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) iOS ceveloper certification [...]
I was taking notes on my iPad the other day and came across the situation when I needed to create a a few bullet points. Firstly, bullet points don’t really exist on the iPad in the regular notes application, but I just decided to use *’s. Then I needed to create sub lists under [...]
There are several rumours floating around the internet about Kindle screens being damaged by the X-rays in Airport Security scanners. Amazon have refuted these claims, but there still seems to be incidents where people are reporting broken Kindles after travelling through airports.
I do a fair amount of travel myself, mainly for work, and my [...]
I looked around for ages on how to lock the orientation of a screen in both iPhone and Android within Appcelerator. I found literally hundreds of articles, all with various suggestions for doing this and none seemed to offer me any success. I finally found the way to lock the orientation (in my case, to [...]
1. Make sure you meet the System Requirements! In order to run Titanium Studio and the Titanium Mobile SDK successfully, your system environment must meet the following conditions. Operating System: a recent version of Windows (Windows Vista may work, but is not officially supported), Mac OS X, or Ubuntu Memory: 2GB RAM (available memory, rather [...]
I was organising my Mac the other day and created some new folders in Finder. As I navigated through the menu I noticed an option for a new “Smart Folder”. Having never used it before I decided to have a play around. Smart Folders are definitely overlooked and are actually very useful.
The big question, what is a Smart Folder?
Smart Folders are basically a saved [...]
If you use IRC, you have probably heard of Irssi. Irssi is an IRC client program for Linux, FreeBSD, Microsoft Windows, Irssi screen session on Mac and Mac OS X. It is designed to run on the terminal (command line) as a text based client, with no GUI. This means you can run a screen session on [...]