Archive for the ‘XOOM’ Category

I was a victim to clicking through things too fast and was recently greeted with a blank friends list when I pulled my phone out the other day to see if my wife had made it where she was going.  The version of maps that is running on devices with Jelly Bean such as the Nexus 7 is different than what is currently running on 4.0.4.  If you did what I did and un-checked the wrong box you can actually mess up friends for all other mobile devices and even using a browser.  Instructions on how to get your Friend List back after the break. (more…)


Here it is the link to the XOOM IMM76L update.  Instructions coming soon.


Android is a nice “open” Operating System.  I use the term open loosely because of carrier lock down and other outside factors that are not related to Android but plague most users.  If you are anything like me though you have a few old Android phones lying around.  Android is such a great OS and the apps that are out there make it something I want to carry around without having 3 different Gmail accounts on my daily use phone, I don’t mind carrying a few devices with me either.  Without rooting a phone it was difficult to find a decent dialer or setup that worked well for VOIP.  The method I found has been out there for a while but I am finally getting around to creating a decent article for it since it’s something I have been using while working on my builds.  Read on for the apps and setup that are needed to make use of that old handset you might have lying around.  Tablet and other Android device users such as Galaxy Player users you really need to read this too. (more…)

I have decided to merge Peter Alfonso’s Github repositories into my AOSP build.  This allows my build to reach a much more stable level much faster.  I have forked the repositories and will be merging/adding as I go.  This also helps me to learn how changes are made and what functions they do by comparing AOSP to Pete’s repos. (more…)

XOOM Updates and Releases

Posted: March 11, 2011 in Android, XOOM
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So the XOOM has been out a whole whopping 15 days or so.  The first update is available, Moto says they will upgrade the hardware on rooted devices and has provided stock files and instructions.  What a nice 15 days its been so far.  Adobe has even announced Flash will be here the 18th.  Could things get any better?  Well I am sure they could but so far it’s pretty sweet rocking the XOOM train.  Keep on reading to get links to the stock firmware, update and a few other goodies. (more…)