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Installing Custom ROM’s on the HTC 10

You need to start with a rooted device…   Introduction A while back I rooted the HTC10 that HTC sent me. Since then, I’ve not done much with the device. However, I did notice that rooting it DID break OTA updates for the stock ROM that [...]

March 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Another One Bites the Dust

CyanogenMod is Dead. Ok… so… NOW what?! This is a real head shaker; AND a huge mess. As with so many small companies and/ or startups, what was once meant to concur the world, has ended in a flaming mess. It’s a common enough story, but one [...]

January 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Galaxy Note 7 Grounds SWA 994

It would have been ok, had it been in the smoking section, right?? Yeah… maybe not so much. Reports streamed in on Wednesday 2016-10-05 about a passenger’s Galaxy Note 7, that despite being powered down, began smoking and popping while [...]

October 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Blackberry Ceases Phone Manufacturing

The only thing that I’m wondering, is why it took so long… Over the past five years, I’ve been very bearish on Blackberry and RIM. I’ve covered this extensively when I was Managing Editor at BYTE, the reincarnation of BYTE Magazine. Here’s [...]

September 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Blackberry is Dead

Blackberry has killed the Blackberry Classic I’ve been decrying this the 2011-2012 timeframe, I think. Honestly, I’m really very surprised the company has held out as long as it has, but based on what’s just happened, the company is over and [...]

July 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rooting the HTC 10

If you truly want to make it your own… Introduction There are legitimate reasons for rooting an Android device. They aren’t all about custom ROM’s and the like. And since its now LEGAL to jailbreak devices, some of the sexy and taboo has gone [...]

July 4, 2016 // 0 Comments