Tag: firmware

Going for Broke – Manually Upgrading a Lumia 920 to GDR2 + Amber

That’s it, I can’t be bothered waiting anymore. I like to think I am a pretty patient guy but I just don’t understand why Nokia Australia is releasing the country variant (i.e. unbranded) firmware for the Lumia 920 after the Telstra firmware has been released. Maybe Nokia is being extra cautious and conducting testing on …

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Keeping Tabs on the Latest Nokia Lumia Firmware Releases

Just a quick tip for those Nokia Lumia owners out there. If you want to see what the latest firmware is for your handset and whether or not it has been released from testing you can check out Nokia’s software update page. It breaks down availability by country, handset and carrier (or by country for …

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Tomato Firmware with IPv6

I am looking at getting our home network up to speed with IPv6 capability and one of the obstacles to overcome is the limitations imposed by our current router. It’s a Linksys WRT54GL which has been quite reliable over the years particularly when it has been running the fantastic Tomato firmware. Unfortunately, the vanilla Tomato …

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Hacking a Burner’s Firmware

DVD Identifier - Shintaro BD-R Results

Following on from yesterday’s post I briefly outlined a problem that I was having with my LG GGW-H20L Super-Multi Blu-ray drive burning to a Shintaro single layer BD-R (Blu-ray disc recordable). In a nutshell, it seemed that my burner did not know how to handle the Shintaro BD-R discs when it came to burning so I …

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How to Flash Unofficial Firmware on a Samsung Galaxy S

At least in Australia, Samsung Galaxy S owners have been let down by ongoing delays with regard to the release of the Android 2.2 update (AKA Froyo). This has been of particular frustration for users with Android 3.0 (AKA Gingerbread) due to be released by Google before the end of the year. However, there is …

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Samsung Galaxy S – Reclaim the Missing Three Button Modes

Kies - Canada JH2 Upgrade

No doubt if you have been following this blog you would have been aware of my problems with the missing recovery and download modes (AKA three button modes or three button combinations). Thankfully, Samsung Canada released a solution today which users of the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S (model number GT-I9000) can utilise. …

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