Cyanogen 9 mod on Galaxy Tab 10.1 (GSM)

Today I started doing something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time, getting ICS (Android Ice Cream Sandwich) on my Galaxy Tab. I’ve been really looking forward to getting this from Samsung, but I’ve been waiting and waiting, so now I got tired and decided to try with a non-original ROM.

I’ve been reluctant to do this in fear of breaking the device, but now I got to test it on a Samsung Galaxy S mobile phone and the setup wasn’t really that hard. In fact, it all went really smooth. Not so with the Tab.

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How to disable the “Home” button on iOS devices (iPhone/iPad)

Every wanted to let your kids play with an app on your iOS device, but you are afraid they’d go play with something else on your iPhone/iPad? Or did you ever want to use your device as a remote control while having a party but you don’t want people snooping around your personal stuff?

Achieving this is pretty straight forward, although a little clumsy.

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iOS 5 trick

Proper notifications are something I always missed when going from an Android phone to the iPhone. After a while Apple got their heads together and got us a drop down menu and some nice-looking notifications on the lock-screen.

There’s a nifty trick to go straight to the application that sent the notification, like you see on the image, you can drag the Facebook-logo to open up the lock-screen and get into the Facebook app to see what the notification was all about.

 

This works exactly the same way as the Slide to unlock bar, but it lets you choose which notification to view.