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Convert .dm files from OVI store to .sis or .sisx in Linux

A dm file can be easily made a true sis(x) file. Just open the .dm file that you got from the Ovi Store with a good text editor like Notepad++. In linux use ghex, it is available in Universe. Launch Your Editor Launch ghex and open your file. In the right hand pane, delete from […]

[ More ] July 11th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in gnu/linux, hardware, n85, software, ubuntu |

Straight Talk Sim, Nokia N85, and APN Setup

Just received my Straight Talk sim card from them. I ordered the AT&T full sized sim card. I was pretty excited because I got it right before the expiration of my old prepaid service ran out. I was using RedPocket before, at $59.99 for unlimited talk, text and data. I had been using it for […]

[ More ] July 9th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in hardware, n85 |

Epic 4g CyanogenMod

Cyanogenmod for Epic 4g Serendipity! I was just thinking about trading in the old Samsung work standby for a new iPhone. Although all the other devices in my ecosystem are Android, I figured adding iOS back to the mix would mean changing how I do things again. photo credit: Ferran Rodenas Also, all my Android […]

[ More ] January 5th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in gnu/linux, hardware |

MyBook World: WDH1NC10000N

The MyBook World Edition is a great little device that runs embedded linux. I have a Model WDH1NC10000N. First Steps – Hacking MyBook World Edition. I have done the following: Installing SABNZBdplus ipkg install sabnzbdplus ipkg install unrar ipkg install unzip ipkg install py25-openssl I edited my folders to a directory under /DataVolume/Public, so the […]

[ More ] December 4th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in gnu/linux, hardware, web |

New Android Tablets – Archos 101

So I jumped onboard the new Android tablet craze a couple months back with Augen’s Gentouch78. It was available at Kmart for short time and I thought it was quite fun for a little while. They have (had?) a nice forum. The community got it rooted pretty quickly, one guy LinCracker in particular doing a […]

[ More ] November 20th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in hardware |