Category Archives: Android

CyanogenMod for Amazon Kindle

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Offline Multimedia on your Android Phone

When going on a road trip or just commuting daily, data plans and data connections are limited. Assuming you will always have access to 3G, 4G, or Wi-Fi is standard in urban areas but uncommon in tunnels or in the … Continue reading

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Results of the “Android without Google” Experiment

I am back to using Google Play Services (Google for short) on my CyanogenMod phone. You can read from my previous post how to use a phone without Google! I lasted a few weeks without Google on my Android but … Continue reading

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Android without Google

Android phones and Google are meant for each other, but not all relationships that are “meant to be” work out. I was able to divorce Google from my Android phone but it was a tough and soul-searching process. Having Google … Continue reading

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Root access with CyanogenMod

When you install CyanogenMod now, it will seem as if you do not have root access. You actually do but CyanogenMod has turned that off. I was surprised and started trying to root my phone. Luckily, nothing bad happened but … Continue reading

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Install OwnCloud’s Self-Signed Certificate into Android’s Trusted Credentials

To get apps like DAVdroid and MyOwnNotes to connect to your OwnCloud server, you need to import the certificate into your Android’s Trusted Credentials. Android seems to have a bug because it will tell you that you have successfully installed … Continue reading

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Root LG G3 with Lollipop

It was annoying but you can root your LG G3 running Lollipop. I confirm it works for the T-Mobile American phone but the comments in the source confirm it works for almost any LG phone. I followed the same set … Continue reading

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