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Sunday, May 18, 2014

Get free apps from Amazon Appstore for non-US users

I won't get into the details. Generally other then an Amazon account, you need two key items:

  1. Access to a US VPN.
  2. Amazon One-click set to a US postal address.
You can only purchase through the PC browser then download the apps through the Amazon Appstore app. I have not tried VPN on a mobile device but it may work.

That's really all there is to get free apps from Amazon Appstore. This should also work for Kindle and MP3 store. 

Warning: Try not to use your main Amazon account if the US address is not yours.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Palm Desktop memo importer for Evernote

I managed to migrate my old Palm OS memos to Evernote with this free program. An excellent tool with support for Linux, Windows and Mac OS that's simple to use and properly tags the memos.

Palm Desktop memo importer for Evernote

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Change CSC (Consumer Software Customisation Code)

To find your CSC code, go to the dial pad and type in:
PDA - build version of the firmware
Phone - the baseband/modem version
CSC - specific to geographical region and carriers. It contains the software packages specific to that region, carrier branding and also APN settings for data connection, MMS etc for your service provider.
Build Info - the time and date of the build you are running.

How to change CSC on Samsung Galaxy S2?

1. Get IMEI number with *#06#. Write it down.
2. Type *#272*# at Phone dial pad.
3. Select the CSC that you want.
4. Click Install.
5. Phone will reboot.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Singtel admits their mobile broadband speed sucks

SingTel admits its wireless is slow, vows changes

SINGAPORE | Thu May 10, 2012 6:21am EDT

(Reuters) - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd, Southeast Asia's biggest telecoms firm, on Thursday acknowledged mobile Internet speeds in the city-state are slow and said it is introducing plans that offer more reliable connections.

And their solution is to downgrade all new and recontract customers from the previous 12GB plans to new 2GB plans! Best moneygrabbing move ever, no need upgrade your hardware and charge customers more money for less service.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Justice League on Android and iOS

Saw this on Facebook. Dr Sheldon Cooper will not be pleased with iPhone.