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Popcorn Hour C-200

The Popcorn Hour C-200 is the most powerful and versatile Networked Media Tank yet and has moved in with us to replace the PS3’s duty of streaming media. The C-200 sports a 667MHz CPU, 512MB RAM (a further 256MB NAND...

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The Friday Picture: Sandwich

The Friday Picture will provide you with inspirational and (de)motiviational guidance to make the approaching weekend so much more appealing:

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How not to post a bug-report

When trawling the Android developer forums it sometimes feel like you run into people from another planet. More than often you come across the weird and wonderful world of noobs or what-cha-ma-call-its : As seen in a bug-report on the...

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Android: 3G Watchdog

I try to avoid 3G usage as much as possible, especially since I am not on a data-bundle. There are the few cases, where I need to hop onto the internet via 3G, but would still like to monitor the...

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OS X: SanDisk Cruzer Micro U3 removal tool

SanDisk sells their Cruzer USB sticks with that pesky U3 tool, which mounts itself as a CD-drive on a Windows computer. Something you typically don’t see when running a Mac. There is an easy way to removing it, by downloading...

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Android: Avoid excessive data usage

APNDroid is one of those free, must-have applications (scan the barcode below to download on your Android phone): A simple, little program which switches mobile data access on/off by just appending/removing “apndroid” to/from your APN-name. If you mainly work off...

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The Friday Picture: Allison Stokke

The Friday Picture will provide you with inspirational and (de)motiviational guidance to make the approaching weekend so much more appealing:

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Android: Too Many Pattern Attempts. Phone is locked.

There you are, showing off your Android and that funky pattern lock feature. But you didn’t think that some joker would try too many times and lock your phone for good. Not to bad, since you just need to wait...

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Android: Clear cache before upgrading to a new firmware

I have been using CyanogenMod for a few weeks and am currently running 4.1.9.2 without an issue (no crashes, FCs etc). Many users complain on the XDA-Developers forum about issues, but I truly believe that if people followed some basics,...

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Android: Partitioning your 16GB card

MAJOR WARNING: The instructions below will wipe your SD-card for good. So make sure that you want to do this. (Follow my backup instructions just in case) If you are running Cyanogen or a similar firmware which requires 3 partitions...