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Fixing the CWM Assert Error

When you flash Android ROMs via Clockwork Mod (CWM), sometimes an error comes up, especially when trying to move from one custom ROM to another custom ROM or may be updates of the same ROM (unless it’s stock).

For instance, I have Sony Xperia S (LT26i) also known as nozomi (the codename used by developers). I flashed CM9. Due to some issues I had to reflash CM9, so I erased out everything (/system, /data, /cache) and when I try to flash the zip I downloaded I get an error similar to this:

November 7, 2012|Categories: Linux|Tags: , |4 Comments

How to Change Wifi Host Name of Your Android Device

Most of the ROMs (except CM) whether it be stock or any, don’t have a setting to change the host name of your Android device. Read on to know how to change it.

When you have a common wifi network between your desktop and mobile, it rather makes sense to have a proper host name for your phone instead of accessing it every time by the IP address. This is typically useful if you want to control your phone from your control using AirDroid for example. Chat using Texts. While most routers have an option to set host name for a […]

October 13, 2012|Categories: Linux|Tags: , |31 Comments

Things You Should Know Before Ranting About Android or iOS

There’s an old proverb: A little knowledge is a dangerous thing

I love rants. Don’t believe me? Read the title of my blog. So yeah, you’re convinced that I really love rants.

Notice that proverb above? Yes, that’s what I’m going to tell you in this post.

A lot of people who are fans of either Apple, Android, Google or iOS rant a lot about the one they like, and talk illogical bullshit about platform they hate. No, I’m not one of them. I’m not a fanboy specifically. I know the advantages and disdvantages of each OS and most importantly in addition to […]

August 26, 2012|Categories: Rants|Tags: , |28 Comments
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