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Last night my Nexus 7 shut down automatically due to a battery draining app. This morning I found the device with a black screen and switched off. While connecting it to a charger I tried to start up the device but there was only a flickering screen. I tried to switch off completely the device while...

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New compilation of Android sources is based on jack, a server runing in the background compiling asynchronously the different projects and libraries needed for the overall Android system. Unfortunately by default the maximum memory settings for jack are not suffiction to compile the Android Java sou...

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Building Andoid AOSP 7.x for Grouper up to now I was using gcc 4.9 for building the kernel. The kernel was stable, working fine and I had no issues. But almost each time when I tried to integrate a new feature / or changed the configuration of the kernel starting the compiled kernel resulted in a...

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This is a post not directly related to Android, but to my NAS where I am storing all my personal files. I bought the Synology DS212+ some month ago and I am very happy with it. Having two 2TB hard disks build in, another external harddisk is connected via USB 3.0 for backup resons. This Harddisk I a...

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Today four years ago the first G1s were put to the market. Ok, my G1 is no longer in it's first configuration (Android 1.5 Cupcake) because I've upgraded to ADS_Magpie (Gingerbread 2.3.7), but I am still using and loving it ... ;-) More on the G1's history you can read on: T-Mobile G1 Celebrates ...

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