Category Archives: gadgets

Ubuntu 12.04 on ONKYO BX407A4

Two years ago I wrote about installing Ubuntu 10.04 on ONKYO BX407A4, now I have upgraded it to 12.04 LTS, and here’s a reviewed procedure in case anyone still uses this UMPC. Basically everything works so well out of the … Continue reading

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mini-howto: add google authenticator to a new device

Note: For this to work you need to have google authenticator working on a rooted device. Google authenticator stores user data in a sqlite database, so we can just get the key from there and move it on a different … Continue reading

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Motorola Xoom: Review from an early adopter

Yesterday morning I received the wifi-only version of the 10.1-inch Android tablet Motorola Xoom. I bought it in USA because it wasn’t yet available in Europe when I purchased it. I choose the wifi-only version because of the following main … Continue reading

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Linux on ONKYO BX407A4

On a recent trip to Japan I bought this UMPC, of course I was not happy with the default Japanese windows OS, and changed it to Ubuntu. Here are some quick notes I took during the process for me to … Continue reading

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Dingoo A320

Yesterday I got a Dingoo A320 as a birthday present 😀 (thanks iolanda!!!). Here are my notes of things i need to remember in the future… To upgrade the firmware (I flashed official 1.20) just copy the firmware file (named … Continue reading

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Suspend / resume in HTC Shift

After a dozen of reboots and hangs trying to figure out what was preventing the suspend / resume to work on HTC shift I finally managed to get it working (both, suspend to ram and hibernate are working :D) The … Continue reading

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Installing Ubuntu without CD and without Network

Previously I used Wubi-installer to install Ubuntu 8.04 on my HTC Shift, but this time I wanted to partition my Hard Drive and use separate partitions for Ubuntu. Here’s what I did… First, resize the Vista partition: You don’t need … Continue reading

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Linux on HTC Shift

I recently got an UMPC HTC Shift (also known as HTC P9500, HTC Shangrila or HTC Clio). You can install Ubuntu Hardy 8.04 using Wubi Installer, so you don’t need to partition the Hard Drive. Installation is pretty straight forward, … Continue reading

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Linux en HTC Hermes

Per fi, htc-hermes pot correr linux: / # uname -a Linux hermes 2.6.20-hh6 #66 Sat Apr 7 14:12:59 EDT 2007 armv4tl unknown / # cat /proc/cpuinfo Processor : ARM920T rev 0 (v4l) BogoMIPS : 199.47 Features : swp half thumb … Continue reading

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Coses sobre HTC i xda-developers

Fa dos mesos que no feia cap post… he estat mooolt liat aquests dos mesos, a part de feina i estudis, desde que em vaig comprar la HTC Hermes (TyTN) m’he enganxat moltíssim a hackejar-la… de tant en tant rebo … Continue reading

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