How to screenshot on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Need to take a screenshot, I bet you do.  This is how:

Press the volume down and the power button at the same time.
Hold them in for about a second or so.
The point is to press and hold the two buttons at the same time.

BBQLog Application: Now in the Google Play Store

If you’re a CyanogenMod user such as myself, this is definitely an application that is worth checking out. Browse the changes online at or right from this app!

Features :
– List nightlies for all devices
– List all CyanogenMod changes
– List devices’ next nightlies changes
– List devices’ specific nightly changes
– Tablet and phone UI!

Google Tasks, Ad Free

Google I/O is over and now a QR Code revealing a link and the ability to generate a code to unlock the Task Free Application for your phone. They are keeping it active for a few days, so be quick and spread the word about this.

I almost forgot – CyanogenMod 9.0 RC1 was Released!

The RC1 of CM9 hit the net on the early morning hours of June 26 (2012).  I got my copy and it was rock solid.  As always I moved on to the next nightly build.  If you haven’t updated your missing out.

Download Links Below


Latest version: cm-9.0.0-RC1
Download: link
Mirror: link
MD5sum: See Mirrors
Google Apps addon:

Version: gapps-ics-20120317
Mirror: link
Mirror: link


Cyanogenmod And Jellybeans


Now that the Jellybeans is out of the can, will the Cyanogenmod Team make a nightly build for us to play with? Only time will tell and I am looking forwarded to the arrival of CM10.

How to: hide media on Android

To hide media in a specific folder from the player apps do this:

  1. Windows: Open notepad and save an empty file as filename “.nomedia”. Linux: In a terminal window create a file called “.nomedia” by typing “touch .nomedia”.
  2. Connect your Android phone by USB and copy the file into all folders you wish to hide from the media scan.
  3. Done.

The media (music, images and movies) contained in this folder will now be ignored and not show up in your MP3 or movie player on the phone. To access and play them you can use a file manager

How to find your IMEI Number – Galaxy S2 II

This is very simple to do. Go to dial pad and press the following as if you were placing a phone call:

  • Type the following:  *#06#
  • The phones IMEI number will show in a box on the screen.
  • You could also go into settings > about phone > status, then scroll down until you find it.

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AT&T APN AND MMS Settings for Android

I Recently was playing with my Android.

After installing a new ROM I noticed my data network was not working.

After some searching around I found the following:


Basic Settings

APN: wap.cingular
Password: CINGULAR1 (must be in CAPS)


Expanded Settings

Name: AT&T
APN: wap.cingular
Proxy: leave blank
Port: leave blank
Password:CINGULAR1 (yes this is in CAPS)
Server: leave blank
MMS Proxy:
MMS Port: 80
APN Type: leave blank

Android Apps on Google Play

Android Market Reboot

Whoa, did you see that…

Well it wasn’t necessarily the black cat in the Matrix movie but something noticeable.