CyanogenMod 10 beta for Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

I’ve just finished putting the final touches on the first beta build of CyanogenMod 10 for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus. It feels like it was just the other day that I started working on the CyanogenMod 9 alpha. Jellybean is what Ice Cream Sandwich should have been; it focuses on optimizing Android performance […]

CyanogenMod 9 booting on Huawei U8185

It’s booting. It’s not pretty, but it’s booting. All I can see are lines, which seems to indicate a framebuffer format issue. The lines are actually throbbing, though, which looks to me like the CyanogenMod 9 Cid boot animation. 🙂 For what it’s worth, adb shell works. Here you can see the kernel version: [aorth@ndechu: […]

SIM Toolkit working on Samsung + CyanogenMod

Last year I posted a confused rant about SIM Toolkit being broken on CyanogenMod 7 on the Samsung Galaxy S. I’ve since learned more about the issue and come to realize it wasn’t Google or CyanogenMod’s fault: it was Samsung’s. Vanilla Android itself supports SIM Toolkit, and Samsung’s stock ROMs support it, so what gives? […]

Adding support for Tab 7.0 Plus variants to CM9 Alpha

I’ve been working on porting CyanogenMod 9 to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus for a few months now. At first I was only supporting the GT-P6200 (International 3G version), as it was the device I owned, but then I realized it was trivial to support the GT-P6210 (International wifi-only version). A few users have […]

Resetting the flash counter on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus

First, the exciting news: we can now reset the flash counter on the Galaxy Tab 7 Plus. Here’s mine, freshly reset: Background (moar info!) Starting with the Galaxy S2, Samsung began tracking the number of times you flashed custom kernels to your device. This includes the Samsung Galaxy Note, the Galaxy Tab 7 Plus, Galaxy […]