Tag Archives: android
The Patent System is Broken (Some Might Say Very Broken)
The fringes of mainstream journalism have had a lot to say on technology patents lately. It seems that everyone that makes cell phones is in the midst of multiple lawsuits with other cell phone manufacturers. Google bought up 1000 patents from IBM in what they have termed a defensive maneuver.
Droid 1 Recovery – Easy
To boot Droid 1 recovery (also known as the Original Droid, OG Droid, Moto Droid, Motorola Droid) start with the phone powered off. Then, slide out the keyboard and hold down the X key. While holding the X key press and hold the power button until you’re greeted with the Droid 1 recovery. That’s it!
The Droid 1 is still a good phone, so I hope this is useful. Plenty of places out on the web telling you how to do this – I’m just including it for completeness of my own references. I try to write my own material when I can, at least for the devices I own. If you need additional support beyond what I offer here, you can try Motorola’s web site.
Easiest Nook Color SD Card Method
Feel free to skip the text below and go to the directions that finally allowed me the Nook Color sd card method here. I spent a lot of time going through the various methods people have used, and the last thing I want to do is make someone wait longer than necessary.
Long Live the Moto Droid
I retired my original Motorola Droid over a year ago when I graduated to my Droid 2. I preferred the keyboard on my original Droid (or Droid 1), but learned to live without it on the Droid 2. I’ve recently stepped up to a Droid X but continue to use my original “OG” Droid as a micro-tablet and podcast player.
Solving the Error – Your Device Isnt Compatible With This Item
“Your Device Isnt Compatible With This Item” is just about the most frustrating error I’ve seen on my Nook Color, mostly because it’s so vague.
Droid X Resources Page Live
I made this post / page because I was tired of digging around to so many different websites for the good stuff I found for my Droid X. If you find it handy… great!
Android again proves to be my only option
Maybe the title is a bit misleading, but I’ll be honest – I’ve never run up against an issue with any of my five android devices that I couldn’t get around. Let me tell you about my latest issue and resolution.
What Google TV Needs to Succeed
There are rumors flying around about what Google TV will be in the future. Eric Schmidt claims that more than half of the televisions sold by mid 2012 will have Google TV on them. I think he’s reaching, but not by a lot.