Try out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich CM 9 on your Galaxy S 2 right now!

Since waiting for samsung to eventually put touchWiz on an ICS rom, and then release the updates for the Galaxy s 2, is kind of a boring long wait. This is for you, if you would rather try out ICS right now, but can’t afford a Google Nexus phone, or don’t see any reason why you should update if you already own the Galaxy S 2 The CyanogenMOD team is working hard on their 9th version, and one

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Debugging websites on mobile devices with Opera Mobile and Dragonfly

I have previously written about how you can debug mobile websites with a tool called Weinre. Now I will explain another way to debug sites, this time, with Opera Mobile, and Opera Dragonfly. I will be demonstrating this on a Galaxy S 2, with Opera Mobile 11.10 on Android  and Opera desktop version 11.50. This is Opera Mobile, not Mini, which is a different browser. This will not work for iPhone or iPad since Opera Mobile is not

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How to connect usb sticks to your Samsung Galaxy S2 for extra storage on the go.

Today I finally received my Micro USB OTG adapter. So I thought I would test it out, connecting a USB stick to my Galaxy S2. This was really straightforward, so theres not much explaining to do here. Put some content on your usb stick, like a movie, some pictures or a sound track. Put the usb stick into the OTG adapter, and then the OTG adapter into the phone. Browse the content of the usb stick with your favourite file

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How to update Samsung Galaxy S2 firmware with Odin instead of Kies

After trying to update my Samsung Galaxy S2 with Kies, I quickly gave up after two attempts, on both x32 and x64 Win7, and settled with Odin instead. Why Kies sucks First of all, The Kies installation process is not very elegant; Its a 50+ MB package with alot of stuff you don’t want or need, such as an integrated music player. Drivers not getting installed properly About one hundred DLLs (no exaggeration!) not getting registered, each giving me

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