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 […]

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 […]

Wi-Fi working on Tab 7.0 Plus CyanogenMod 9

The Galaxy Tab 7.7s have had Wi-Fi for a week or so now, but I haven’t been able to get it working on the Tab 7.0 Plus. We use the exact same wireless chipset, hardware revision, kernel source, wireless driver, etc… but no go. Today, to my surprise, I turned on my tablet and then […]

Mobile data tracking working on Tab 7 Plus CM9

With Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” came an interesting new feature: mobile data usage tracking. It tracks, graphs, and logs your data usage (and the applications which were responsible for using the data). I just got it working on my alpha CM9 port for the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus… I don’t know how accurate it […]