Nexus 5, Android M, root, Viper4Android

Last modified: 21/06/2015

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The following info is only for Nexus 5 (“hammerhead”).
I collected some info to tune this smartphone with the latest Android M, the successor of Android Lollipop and root this device.

DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE IF YOU BRICK / RUIN YOUR PHONE IN ANY WAY.

Following topics are mentioned:

  • Flashing Android M
  • How to root with android M
  • Viper4Android to have amazing sound experience

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XML Schema: importing versus including schemas

Last modified: 04/05/2014

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This example shows the difference between including and importing an XML schema and the purpose of it.
I kept the examples small just to understand the principles.

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Top 10 Android apps 2013

Last modified: 29/12/2013

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It’s the end of the year so it’s time for evaluation …

This is my personal top 10 list of Android apps I like.

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Ace-i-Sure ROM v.10.0.0 for Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i

Last modified: 17/06/2013

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Here is a short post about the Ace-i-Sure ROM for the Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i.

You can find the original thread for it on the XDA developers forum.

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The XML chameleon schema

Last modified: 14/02/2013

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The chameleon schema takes the “color” (namespace) of the main schema

Suppose you have several schemas which use common elements like a table or a certain type (in this example the nameType).

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Jillie Bean Beta3 on ACE S5830i (not S5830)

Last modified: 26/12/2012

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This is a short post with the few steps I used to install Jillie Bean beta3 ROM.
To be clear, this is NOT Android 4.1, Jelly Bean!

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XML Schema qualified, unqualified what’s it all about?

Last modified: 23/11/2012

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Did you wonder or even struggle with these attributes elementFormDefault="qualified" and attributeFormDefault="unqualified" on the root element of an XML Schema?
Maybe you even ignored them without even paying attention on them, but still curious?
Well if you did, take a deep breath, this is the place to be and read on.

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OmniMark “groups” to group your element rules

Last modified: 25/10/2012

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OmniMark groups is a nice feature to group your elements.
You can compare it with the “mode” feature in XSLT.
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Boost your Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i

Last modified: 12/10/2012

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I own the SGA S5830i now for some weeks, so I list here what I changed against the original version.
First of all I have to thank the XDA Developers Forum where you can find a wealth of information to mod your phone.
Without this info, I wasn’t able to change al those things.
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Linux in your pocket with Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i

Last modified: 14/08/2012

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A couple of weeks ago I finally bought a smartphone. I wanted a not to expensive Android based smartphone and chose the “Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830i” for a 164 €.
Why Android? Well … it’s Linux based, so you have a lot of freedom to do with it what you really want.

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