Got an Intel Yolo

So I couldn’t resist… I picked up an Intel Yolo today: I just happened to be at Sarit Center and saw that Safaricom had them on demo. I was pretty impressed, the thing is pretty snappy, the battery apparently lasts forever, and it was only 11,000 shillings ($125). It’s a very competitive phone for its […]

Using Orange Kenya 3G with DD-WRT

A few weeks ago I started having problems initiating a connection with my 3G modem, but only with Orange; Safaricom worked just fine with the same USB dongle and the same software. I’m not sure if it was always like this, but Orange Kenya’s 3G service requires you to use #99***3# as the dial-up number. […]

SIM Toolkit broken on CyanogenMod 7 on Samsung Galaxy S

Note: Since I posted this I’ve learned a lot more about this problem. There’s a lot of misinformation going around, so I’d like to set the record straight: Android supports SIM Toolkit. Period. The code for Stk.apk is in every single copy of the Android Open Source Code repository, go look for yourselves (for example, […]