Archive for the ‘Android’ Category

Privoxy for Android

UPDATE: Version support list It has been tried several times in the past with limited success, but now confidence is high that there is a broadly compatible release of Privoxy for Android devices. It is available at Sourceforge or here, the project’s mirror site. This release statically links all dependencies in order to be as […]

HTC One proximity sensor failure whilst in phone call

TL;DR – if you’re going to customise your phone, always ensure that the firmware version matches the Android version in the ROM. A mismatch can cause very slight and subtle bugs! I noticed that my HTC One, customised with the Android Revolution HD ROM (Android 4.3) and the Team7even kernel, had a problem whereby the […]

Bye bye iPhone

So the time came to upgrade from my ageing iPhone 3GS (just too slow with only around 100MB RAM available to the user on iOS6); here are my reasons for leaving the Apple fold and getting an Android handset. The future is always-connected-cloud-fluffiness and Apple suck so, so badly at online services. iDisk, .Mac, Mobile […]