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Paul Gavrikov
Techfreak - always interested in new stuff
Techfreak - always interested in new stuff
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Forget Android Emulator, forget VirtualBox use Genymoiton
For those who still struggle to debug & develop with Android Emulators, are tired of its bugs and crashes, its limitations and don't want to setup android-x86 on their own: Use Genymotion. It is awesome!  All you need to do is:  Install VirtualBox (just ins...

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Boosting Android Emulator on Intel Chips
Good news for all Android Devs with Intel Processors (AMD not supported): you can speed up the laggy and buggy Android Emulator by nearly 10x!  The followoig steps are tested on Mac OS, Windows might behave differently. Check the link below to get details f...

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Hidden Unix 101: SL
Ever mistyped "sl" instead of "ls" ? Here is what you will see (for Ubuntu Users: sudo apt-get install sl). However chances are low to see the directory.

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Android Renderscript: Gaussian Blur
Some of you might have stumbled upon problems with bluring in Android. Before Honeycomb (3.x) this was implemented "somewhat efficient by hardware" (quote from Android framework Engineer) and you could blur at least behind dialogs. Unfortunately you no long...

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How to remove Beats Audio drivers form your Android Smartphone
Today I want to tell you how to remove all files placed by Beats Audio Installer ( com.motioncoding.beats ) from your device, in case it corrupts your audio or you simply don't like it. First of: BAI is given root access and places files to your system dire...

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Android System / Platform signed privileges for actions like Instrumentation
Attention: Using a high-level signature will not work in every ROM, so it only should be considered if there is absolutely no other way of doing this. Also it shall only be used for dedicated devices. I don't recommend putting it public on Google Play. Howe...
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