Tag: Smartphone

Cloudbetreiber sind verantwortlich!

Große Aufregung herrscht gerade, wegen Naktfotos von einigen Hollywood-Stars, in erster Linie deshalb, weil diese von einem bösen Hacker aus der Apple-Cloud abgesaugt wurden. Natürlich ist es nicht erlaubt, fremde Daten ohne Erlaubnis aus einer Cloud zu kopieren, ein Bankraub ist ja auch nicht erlaubt. Das ist grundsätzlich auch richtig so, allerdings hinkt dieser Vergleich …

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Samsung KIES: The Official Way to Brick Your Smartphone

Yesterday, I tried to update the Samsung Galaxy Mini (GT-S5570) of my girl-friend. It still was on Android 2.2 which behaves a little bit buggy in some situations. Of course I had the smart phone already rooted and I intended to install some custom Android version from xda-developers and I found an appropriate thread. It …

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Disable Shutter Sound on Xperia X8

Since several months I use a Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 smart phone. The device is really handy because it is small and fits easily into every pocket but offers all features of a smart phone. By default it comes with Android 2.1 and SE discontinued to offer newer versions. I rooted the device and upgraded …

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Android and WPA Enterprise

Recently, I acquired a new Android-based smart phone. Just to get familiar with it, playing around, and having phun with it. Within the context of a research project dealing with voice encryption I was instructed to write some tools and apps on Android. On our university we have a Wifi network running in WPA enterprise …

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Manual rooting Android on Linux

A quick Google search for “Rooting Android” gives numerous results; mainly forum posts of people looking for help but also lots of good (…and bad…) answers with detailed instructions. Most answers describe how to use SuperOneClick on Windows. SuperOneClick simply is a front-end for copying and carrying out the exploit. SuperOneClick is based on .NET …

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