Archive for August, 2009

Android wallpaper location

August 20, 2009

The built-in wallpapers are compiled in to Launcher.apk but where's the current wallpaper stored?

Are you ready?

/data/data/com.android.settings/files/wallpaper and it's in jpg format

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CyanogenMod ROM has a GoogleCode project

August 18, 2009

It's here: http://code.google.com/p/cyanogenmod/

Not a lot there yet but it's just been set up. For the time being there are release notes for both the stable and experimental builds and an issue tracker. Source isn't up yet.

Les Paul has left us

August 13, 2009

Today, at age 94. If you know who he is, this means something to you. If you don't know who he is then go read about it.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/story/2009/08/13/ST2009081301806.html

Migrate settings from Vista/XP/Windows 7 RC to Windows 7 RTM

August 12, 2009
Found this article over at the End User Blog. I’m not planning on converting that many of my systems to Windows 7 but the one that’s running Windows 7 RC will almost certainly be converted. Just for reference, it discusses the Windows 7 Easy Transfer Wizard (search for it in the Start Menu) as well as giving a download link (here) for their Windows Easy Transfer for XP. Apparently Vista’s Easy Transfer is already installed on Vista machines.

Mike Arrington abandons iPhone for Android

August 4, 2009

I’m a few days late on this but that doesn’t make it any less significant.

 http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/07/31/i-quit-the-iphone/

Alpine reincarnated as …

August 3, 2009

Re-Alpine! 🙂 They’ve released 2.01 (Alpine was at 2.0 when it …
well, … uhhh … kinda lost the support of University of Washington)

 Sourceforge project is http://sourceforge.net/projects/re-alpine/