How to Restore Amazon Fire HD 8/10 to Stock Firmware

Fire 10 HD is a successor to the Fire HD from Amazon and comes with upgraded features. Besides serving as an eBook reader, it has all the features found in an Android device. Moreover, it comes with Android Lollipop firmware. As the tablet runs on Android OS, it can be manipulated and modified with custom… Continue reading How to Restore Amazon Fire HD 8/10 to Stock Firmware

Run 2 skype IDs on one Android Device

Currently, we already have a thread for xpose module to help users to run mutiple Skype ID on their android here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/xpos…e-app-t2860388 I also followed that thread from October. However recently I just found out a small tip for who wants to run 2 skype id on same android device without xpose module. HOW TO:… Continue reading Run 2 skype IDs on one Android Device

Your android smartphone’s battery gauge is lying to you (and it’s not such a bad thing)

I realize that much of this is common knowledge on XDA. Still, every day I see people post about how their phone “loses” 10% as soon as it comes off the charger. I also have friends who can’t understand why their battery drains so quickly. Trying to explain this to people without hard numbers is… Continue reading Your android smartphone’s battery gauge is lying to you (and it’s not such a bad thing)

How to install/extract android ndk on Mac OS X

  1. When you to open “android-ndk-r10c-darwin-x86_64.bin” with “Archive Utility.app” or other app. 2. Then you’ve got “android-ndk-r10c-darwin-x86_64.bin.cpgz”, OH! Crap it’s not extract but archive .bin to .cpgz extension. Warning!! extracted file take more disk space up to 3.55 GB on disk [Solution 1] recommended!! 1. open Terminal then type “chmod +x [path]/android-ndk-r10c-darwin-x86_64.bin” and press “Enter”, after… Continue reading How to install/extract android ndk on Mac OS X