Tag: android

Rooting my HTC Hero Android Phone

Rooting Related Terms

⚠️ Recovery: Every Android device has a recovery through which the OS can install over-the-air updates. It is also used by the system whenever you factory reset a device. If you want to flash a custom ROM, you must replace the stock recovery with a custom one. ⚠️ Superuser/SuperSU: This application is automatically installed on the device during rooting. It… Read more →

Mobile Apps Tracking You?

What’s Wrong With Mobile Apps Tracking You? For some reason, there is a certainty that you have not even thought about such a question. Data about you is collected, which is often sensitive (depending on the insolence of the developers); Your data wastes Internet traffic and battery power; Finding out what data is leaking is impossible for the average user,… Read more →

Take Android screenshots without root on Mac/Linux

Download the correct Android SDK for your platform at http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html Update Java – Mac users: Update this from the Apple menu, Ubuntu users sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jre. Plug your phone into your computer and start up the ddms tool. Open your terminal in the sdk/tools and enter ./ddms Make sure you select your device from the list in the right… Read more →