Archive for the ‘Android’ Category

Privoxy for Android

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 compatible as possible, at […]

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 […]