Tag Archives: Android

playing with Cyanogenmod

I flashed it to the Galaxy S2 about two weeks ago and have been using the phone as per normal since then. All then important things work, some a little better. The phone definitely feels snappier and the battery lasts longer.
I really like the UI improvements they’ve made.
Unfortunately there are a couple of apps that aren’t as good as the included Samsung ones: email doesn’t have the split screen view, calendar doesn’t have drag and drop. And I lost Polaris office. I’m trying to weigh up whether I should go back to stock… as some of the old system apps don’t restore or need licenses.

The Galaxy SII Information lock screen

My Android lock screen was featured on Lifehacker! I submitted it to the desktop show and tell pool a few months ago and it seems to gave gathered some interest. Who would have thought.

Below are some words to explain how it was created. It does not require rooting, but two of the apps used cost money.
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