As is customary with these kind of posts, some disclaimers: This could be dangerous. This should only be used if you know what you are doing. Although this technique will work for any currently shipping android phone, this specific APK will works easiest with phones that are compatible with cyanogen’s 1.4 recovery image for the [...]
T-mobile USA is rolling out the latest update progressively. The update will “come when it comes” and on some phones that will be as late as June. This game is one we have come accustomed to playing, and one that is annoying each time we have to play it. The phones download the update from [...]
If you haven’t been in a hole for the past few weeks, you would be aware that the screen on the G1 is capable of basic multitouch – and that it is capable of zooming in. Luke Hutchison (note to people trying to recruit him for jobs… that is Hutchison, not Hutchinson) has done some [...]
Before you can do this, you need to have a T-mobile G1 that you have obtained root access to, and you need to replace your bootloader with an unlocked G1 bootloader that has fastboot enabled. There are instructions on how to do this manually, but I wanted a script because I am lazy and I [...]
I started writing a simple app the other day that will parse an entire pocket query file from geocaching.com… eventually it will bloom out and be a full-featured geocaching application. Coming from the realm of java web development, I am used to having good tools that automate all the mundane parts of the process. In [...]
The ugly, thrown-together-hack that is the G1 multi-touch proof of concept now has the source code available.
Last night, I hacked together a quick proof-of-concept video to show those who aren’t inclined to read the debug logs the multitouch capabilities of the G1.
Qualcomm has posted an application on the Android market that showcases the OpenGL-ES capabilities of a phone… Screenshots don’t do it justice, but since I like taking screenshots of android stuff, I will post them anyway. None of the games currently look this good, and I can only imagine that once a game comes out [...]