Jawbone UP 24: Review

JawboneUP

During my 2 weeks trip to NYC I decided to buy the new Jawbone UP 24 (I already tested in the past the first version of this bracelet) to monitor my activities during the vacation. The main difference with the first version is the constant connection, via bluetooth, to the telephone (no more connection with audio jack needed!); this means you can…

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Galaxy Note 2 Official Android 4.3 ROM

After some custom ROM tests I come back to the official Samsung ROM; the latest ROM that Samsung recently released for the "old" Note 2 phablet phone. To reinstall the official ROM I can't use neither the OTA Upgrade nor the Kies Upgrade. The problem was the phone wasn't recognized by Samsung service as the official one, and in any case the Androi…

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Hurricane ROM - short review before changing it (again)

After a week testing the Hurricane v6 ROM on my Galaxy Note 2, I decided to make a test to the official Samsung 4.3 rom for my phablet, that meanwhile was sorted out. With the custom Hurricane ROM, even if it worked well, I found some annoying bugs that led me to change the Rom once again, for the official one. Here a short list of things I didn't…

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Hurricane ROM for Galaxy Note 2: Make it like the Note 3

After months waiting for a Samsung Update for my Note 2, which is actually still not available, I decided to make some tests on other ROMs with Android 4.3 and/or 4.4, to give a new life to my smartphone. The first ROM I tested was the Cyanogenmod (unofficial) 11, with Android Kitkat, because Cyanogemod... is cyanogen :D The phone worked really fas…

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Samsung CloudAgent disk usage

If you have a Samsung phone and you don't understand where you are loosing most of your space, you can take a look to the CloudAgent Application. The CloudAgent app is the one behind the Cloud menu inside the settings one   If you link your DropBox account to your phone and you use it to automatically upload taken photos and videos, the cloud s…

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Nexus 7: reinstall stock rom and re-lock boot loader

After the problem I had on my Nexus 7 and the wipe data test, my tables was always locked on the boot image. So, the second thing (and I think the last one too) I could test, was a complete reinstallation of the rom. Before going ahead, you need a computer with the Android SDK installed and the platform-tool folder in the class path of your machi…

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