Category Archives: Android

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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Lollipop for T-Mobile LG G3 before OTA

So when I got the news that the T-Mobile LG G3 is finally getting the Lollipop update as an OTA update, I was happy. But I wanted it sooner than waiting for the OTA. So, I installed it via a … Continue reading

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Google to Owncloud, Contacts and Calendar

When you have OwnCloud managing your files, you might also want it to start managing your contacts and calendar. When I set it up, I was not sure how well the syncing would be but it ended up being efficient … Continue reading

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Consolidating your weight information

I have used a few different weight and calorie tracking apps over the years. Specifically, I have used MyFitnessPal, LoseIt, and Noom. As I have moved between these apps, seeing your weight across them is difficult and not supported directly. … Continue reading

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Rooting the LG G3

Since¬†CyanogenMod is not ready yet for the LG G3, most users will be stuck with the stock OS for some time until CyanogenMod is ready. Until then, a good way to get by is to root one’s phone so you … Continue reading

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CyanogenMod nightly updates causes breakage

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Autistici email on smartphones

if you use an email account hosted on autistici.org, there are some extra steps that are easy Continue reading

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