13 01, 2015

OnePlus One Phone: A User Review

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:01+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Android, General, Hardware, Mobile|0 Comments

My wife was looking for a new phone and just before Christmas, I suggested her to go for a OnePlus One phone. At that time, they were offering the phone without the invite and promising delivery before Christmas. As luck would have it, by the time she made up her mind, it went back to [...]

20 07, 2012

Google Nexus 7 – Initial Thoughts

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:07+00:00 July 20th, 2012|Android, Mobile, Nexus 7|10 Comments

Last night I got a mail from Google that my prebooked Nexus 7 8GB has shipped and that they've automatically upgraded my delivery to "overnight" so I should get it the next day.  That meant today so I was pretty excited to get back from work and see what gets delivered.  The package was delivered before I [...]

7 06, 2012

Flashing HTC Desire GSM with Cyanogenmod 7.1 – My Experience

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:07+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Android, Desire, HTC, Mobile|0 Comments

Recently, one of my colleagues flashed his ageing HTC Desire GSM with Cyanogenmod and felt quite happy with its performance.  Of course, doing so voids the warranty but with the contract expiring soon, he probably didn't care.  Funnily enough, my wife's phone was in a similar situation so my colleague's satisfied feedback, encouraged me to do the [...]

4 04, 2011

HTC Peep issue resolved: “The account was forbidden to access the Twitter server”

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:08+00:00 April 4th, 2011|HTC, Mobile, Windows Mobile|39 Comments

HTC recently released an updated ROM (version 3.14.110.1) for T-Mobile (UK) HTC HD2 phones (review of the update is here).  Updating to the new version is highly recommended as it makes the mobile more responsive, stable and power efficient.  However, one of the issues you get after upgrading is that HTC Peep stops downloading tweets from your Twitter account [...]

4 04, 2011

T-Mobile (UK) ROM Update for HTC HD2 (Version 3.14.110.1)

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:08+00:00 April 4th, 2011|HTC, Mobile, Windows Mobile|2 Comments

In February, HTC released a ROM update for T-Mobile (UK) HTC HD2 mobiles.  I happen to have one and was waiting for an update, due to some reliability issues with my mobile.  It was running ROM version 1.72.110.4.  Main issues were the requirement to reboot the phone every now and then, occasional locking up and quick drainage [...]

18 07, 2010

T-Mobile HTC HD2 Timezone issue

By | 2010-07-18T00:27:19+00:00 July 18th, 2010|Mobile, Windows Mobile|3 Comments

I have a HTC HD2 mobile phone from T-Mobile (UK).  Recently, I updated the phone which went smoothly and retained all my content and settings.  However the next morning, I discovered that the time had gone back 5 hours and I started having all sorts of fun with my appointments.  When I went into "Local Time Settings", I [...]