Large Storage VPS for Android Mirror

Been trying to build my own Android build server only to find insufficient resource to do so like here. After some digging around, I found the perfect deal for this to happen. I found Reliable Hosting Services while reading through some blog posts here. The specs I went for is below: 2 CPU Cores 1 GB RAM 200 GB Disk 1000 GB Bandwidth Price: US$ 5/month Got it for cheap using a coupon code available at the blog post link I posted above. [Read More]

Fetching Android CyanogenMod sources on a 512 MB VM

Last night, I synced CyanogenMod’s Android source code into my laptop. It took ~12 hours to complete. The Internet connection I have is 6 Mbps and to download ~9 GB of source code shouldn’t take that long. So I created a 512 MB VM on my Digital Ocean account. I opted for the US$ 5/month VM which is a 1 Core, 512 MB RAM and 20 GB SSD. The VM DOES NOT have any swap space. [Read More]

Building Android Gingerbread CyanogenMod 7.1 for Nexian Journey - Mac OS X Lion

Owkay, this is my first shot at compiling and building CyanogenMod 7.1 for Nexian Journey. Been trying to do so for the last 8 hours with only now I’m seeing some light on how to do it properly with Mac OS X Lion. Before starting, you should check out these resources to gain some grasp about the whole process: Google's official documentation CyanogenMod official instructions for Commtiva Z71 Marko Gargenta's fabulous screencast part 1 and part 2 Modaco's tips & trick compiling CyanogenMod in OS X Lion here The Nexian Journey MUST already be rooted, steps are located here Coffee and about 3+ hours to spend when building the first time From here on, the road will be bumpy and I warn you, your Internet bandwidth is gonna play a big part in finishing up all the necessary steps. [Read More]

Rooting My Nexus One - Cyanogen Mod

Okay let me be straight up to you first, I rooted my Nexus One a few hours after I got it :) Here’s my experience rooting it. [caption id=“attachment_292” align=“alignnone” width=“274” caption=“Google Nexus One”][/caption] Before I start, while searching for a good picture of a Nexus One, I opened up Google’s official Nexus One web page. The Nexus One picture was actually a Flash applet lol. I hope this means that Google and Adobe are now soulmates lol. [Read More]