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Cyanogenmod 9.1 ( stable – 10/11/2012 ) for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


And the releases keep on coming.This time its not Cm10 or CM9, it is Cyanogenmod 9.1.And this is a stable release as well.Though it does not have many changes, yet they are very major ones, the usb tethering working being one of them.So, here are the screenshots, changelog and the flashing instructions.

> CyanogenMod 9.1 ( stable – 10/11/2012 ~ 9pm GMT+2 )

* Fixed bmlutils
* Fully fixed USB tethering

Installation Process

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  1. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  2. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (Press Home + Power Button).
  3. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  4. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  5. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  6. Now flash this ICS based rom using clockwork mod recovery. Follow these steps :
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select cm-9-20121110-UNOFFICIAL-tass.zip downloaded earlier.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  7. Flash Latest Google apps for ICS in CWM recovery.
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
  8. Select Choose Zip From SD Card and the nightly is installed on you handset.
  9. Reboot and enjoy!

Watch this awesome video of latest CM9 being run on galaxy mini

 

Cyanogenmod 9.1 for Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Now this is good, real good.Cm 9.1 really is super smooth with awesome looks and great stability of ICS.Thewhisp has released CM9.1 for our mini with almost all things working and mark my words it is really really smooth indeed.There are no glitches, no hangs and moreover the panorama and gps is fixed.So here we go with the chagelog, screenshots and the flashing instructions.

Changelog and features

* Fixed some overlay issues (recent apps thumbnail, signal indicator, text editing buttons)
* Fixed live wallpapers
* Fixed some other minor issues
* Re-sized CM and stock wallpapers
* Fixed issue when google location service prevented deep sleep
* Some other minor changes in the kernel
* Fixed GPS and fixed data usage

Screenshots

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Installation Process

Disclaimer : Do It At Your Own Risk!

  1. Download required files and updates from below :
  1. Copy the downloaded files to the (Root directory of) your sd-card.
  2. Reboot your device to Custom Revovery (Press Home + Power Button).
  3. [Optional but, Recommended] Do a Nandroid Backup of your current ROM.
  4. Now from recovery main menu and select Wipe Data option.
  5. Confirm data wipe by selecting Yes.
  6. Now flash this ICS based rom using clockwork mod recovery. Follow these steps :
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
    • Select Choose Zip From SD Card option.
    • Now select cm-9.1.0-GT-S5570-tass.zip downloaded earlier.
    • Confirm the installation and wait till the rom is installed on you handset.
  7. Flash Latest Google apps for ICS in CWM recovery.
    • Choose Install Zip From Sd Card option.
  8. Select Choose Zip From SD Card and the nightly is installed on you handset.
  9. Reboot and enjoy!

Watch this awesome video of latest CM9 being run on galaxy mini

 

How to get default camera app working in ICS ROMs in Galaxy Mini/Pop GT-S5570


Hey mini users!Here is a great news for you all!If you were not using the ICS custom ROMs for mini because of the camera not working then you have to wait no more as our recognized developer Marcin just made his work on the camera pen in github and Rohan007 modified it for our mini!Just follow these steps and get the working camera for your mini.

1.Flash any custom ROM running on ics.For suggestion read this article “ICS ROMs for Galaxy Mini/Pop Gt-S5570“.

2.Then apply this patch by antibill OS from here.

3.Download the camera.apk by Rohan007 from here and simply install it just like any other apk.

4.Open the camera app and start taking your pics and they would certainly feel much better on ICS…!!!

Happy Flashing folks!

Top Apps for Android ( Launchers)


Hey Androidians !!!

Here are some launchers that are a must have for you because they are the real looks, the real feature and the real beauty of your Android device.
Let’s begin.

1.Go launcher EX :

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It is one of the best out there.

Why?

Cause its got everything you need.From themes to widgets, from lockers to notifications and the best part of them all ITS FREE!!
Hundreds and thousands of awesome themes are available which just give your phone a completely new look altogether . Widgets that help you in all your daily uses be it Facebook widget, the calendar widget or the task manager .It has also got gesture support , some really cool animations and docks.
The only major con i found in it is that it gets a bit slow but that is something you have got to deal with when your having loads of animations,gestures and docks.So, get it right now , free from google play.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gau.go.launcherex&hl=en

2.ADW launcher ex

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So you need something fast, something that has all the features but doesn’t slow down your budget Android phone.Then this is what you are looking for.The speed and efficiency of this launcher is best proved by the fact that custom ROMs like cyanogen mod use this as their default launcher.But one of the major cons is that it is not free and has a bit less customization as compared to go launcher.But in spite of this its a must use.Download it from the link below :

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.adwfreak.launcher&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsIm9yZy5hZHdmcmVhay5sYXVuY2hlciJd

3.Nova launcher prime

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If You have a high priced Android device running on ice cream sandwich then you might want to consider this launcher.It has been made exclusively for ics running devices and mark my words it is indeed very good.It has a load of features and works smoothly.The major cons are that it works only in ics and that it is not free.But still if you have a high performance device this is the real deal.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.teslacoilsw.launcher.prime&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS50ZXNsYWNvaWxzdy5sYXVuY2hlci5wcmltZSJd

So these are my top 3 launchers and these would truly redefine your Android device.You absolutely need to have one of these and i hope this blog would help you to make the right choice.But still in this ever growing world of Android apps you have all the freedom in the world to explore more and to play more with your ANDROID.

P.S { IMPORTANT }

Its the modern age folks and almost everything can be found free on the net.So,here are the links for the APKs for ADW launcher EX and Nova Prime so that you don’t have to spend extra bucks to get them.

ADW launcher – http://www.4shared.com/file/VfM_gjYk/adwlauncher_ex_v13356.html

Nova Prime – http://www.apkfullapps.com/2012/04/nova-launcher-prime-v112-apk-app.html