Category Archives: mobile

Android Oreo on Nexus 6

After much trials and references to the below webpages: https://www.androidcentral.com/how-get-android-o-your-pixel-or-nexus-and-how-roll-back-nougat https://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-6/help/oem-unlocking-greyed-t3491358 https://forum.xda-developers.com/wiki/Google/Device_Codenames I finally found out sadly that [l suspected this initially since the zip file was for Nexus 6P], that l cant run/push Android 8 aka android oreo to … Continue reading

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AppFence

From Bruce Schneier’s CRYPTO-GRAM newsletter: AppFence is a technology — with a working prototype — that protects personal information on smart phones. It does this by either substituting innocuous information in place of sensitive information or blocking attempts by the … Continue reading

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Google IO

Google IO Developers Conference Video. Click here for website link.

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Did You Know; Shift Happens – Globalization; Information Age

Interesting viral youtube video:    

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Newegg.com “Phishing” emails

Got a couple of these today, all claiming l bought something through newegg, confirming an amount charged to “my visa” and also confirming “order has shipped” If you browse carefully on the hyperlinks in the email [never a good idea … Continue reading

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External USB Drive

Bought this compact external usb drive for media backup. The shock resistant, fast rpm, interfaces are an additional plus as the video link below shows, especially 320Gb for $44. Other backup drives l use/own for diffferent backup purposes are a … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2008 R2 Express

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 now has a maximum database size limit of 10Gb as opposed to the former limit of 4Gb. Small organizations and Microsoft Access migration will find this useful. Heres a link for downloading SQL 2008 R2 … Continue reading

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Android

Just about everyone must be familiar or has seen tons of TV ad’s showing Android based cell-phones. Heres a link to notes/screen-shots l saved while trying my hand at a first programming project targetng the Google Android 2.2 Operating System. … Continue reading

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Mobile phone..

1+ years out of my 2 year mobile phone contract with AT&T [formerly with Cingular because of their rollover minutes] and keep researching for a more useful phone without the loaded cost of monthly data plan. Seems the number one … Continue reading

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Network…

Finally decided to revisit my home network – LAN and Wireless, especially with respect to wifi security. My setup essentially is this: a private Gigabit Local Area Network [LAN] using 192.168.0.x ip address range served by a dhcp server running … Continue reading

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