The first custom ROM VillainROM 1.0 for Samsung Galaxy S II is in the wild and available for download. According to the source:
“You need to use ODIN to flash this. You flash it as a PDA image. NOTHING ELSE should be checked. NO PIT, no nothing. JUST a PDA. This is a .tar.md5 file, so it will be verified before installing, to prevent corrupt downloads causing trouble. But I still suggest you check the MD5 of the file manually, just in case…
So, to the ROM itself, it is based on XWKE2, should be rooted, and has a few [...]
Yes-oh-yes-oh-yes! You can now finally port your own mobile phone number over to Google Voice. Only catches are that you’ll have to pay $20 and will have to deal with potential early termination fees being assessed by your current carrier.
Definitely worth the trouble for those who have been itching to use their current mobile number instead of one provided by Google.
Readers, you can probably instantly figure out every one of the equations on this Pop Quiz Clock, but I’m having trouble with 6 x 2. Oh, wait a second, we don’t need no stinking equations to figure out what time it is — it’s an analog clock!
So how much is this kooky clock that I’m considering sending to my high school math teacher? Why, it’s a mere 229,00 Swedish Krona, or in U.S. dollars, that would be the square root of 900 x 2 – 1770. Okay, okay, it’s $30.
Do you have trouble sleeping and can’t figure out why? The Tanita Sleep Scan SL-501 is designed to help solve that mystery. It’s a mat that you place under your bedding, and it uses a vibration microphone to measure your body motion, heart rate and breathing patterns. It stores all this data on an SD card which you can then plug into your computer for analysis by the accompanying software.
Of course, it’s not entirely clear how an analysis of your sleeping patterns will help you sleep better. If you’re stressed out because of work, seeing that you toss and turn a lot between [...]
There is trouble in the Apple land as the folks are finding it difficult to keep true to their shipment dates for the iPad. This time, its bad news for US based customers. Apple has announced that it will start shipping the much awaited 3G version of the magical Apple Tablet on 7th May.
Those who were smart enough to pre-order the 3G version pretty early would get their hands on the cool gadget in the last few days of April, as promised earlier. This delayed shipment date will affect probably only those folks who start ordering the iPad from today.
This delay is obviously due to the extremely [...]