It’s been a great phone, but I feel like we’ve had our time together. It’s time to move on. So I wen’t and picked up a Samsung Gio (GT-S5660 to be precise) for $100. After rooting/unlocking and installing ClockWorkMod Recovery, I was able to get an Android 4.2.1 (jellybean) rom running on it smooth and stable. So far I’m quite pleased for $100, but we’ll see how it holds up to my life…
Got the screen, tore the phone open, took the old screen out (which broke as I was removing it), and started to install the new screen, but alas the new screen’s ribbon tore as I was putting it in. So I decided to probably do what any normal person would do and buy a new phone. In the mean time, I reassembled the phone and started on an epic quest to firstly get ADB running (cause apparently I had it disabled for some reason) and install a VNC server. Read more
Was talking to @nitoTV trying to remember the good ol’ Apple TV 1G days for his talk at Jailbreakcon. He mentioned that he wanted some of my old pictures and posts so I “up’d” a backup copy of my old site onto my host. Figure I may as well leave it up for nostalgic reasons. You can take the trip down memory lane by pointing your browsers to http://legacy.brandon-holland.com.
Good News Everyone! If you are seeing this message, it means that I finally got my butt in gear and finished my new and improved WordPress powered website! It has been in the oven for over a year now. What was wrong with the old version you say? I’m glad you asked. Read more