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…)