Laur IVAN

Fix Empty adb devices -l with Samsung S9 (and S9+)

Posted by in Hardware, IT

TL;DR: Clean up any mobile phone drivers you have and install Samsung’s ones. I wanted to update to the beta UI package. One method is via ADB sideloading, which I prefer compared to SD Card mounting. I started with:

on my system and everything was nice: I hot my phone in recovery mode. I immediately selected the option to “apply update from ADB”. The phone started with:

Now, I started ADB (most recent version too!) on my PC with:

an I had the unpleasant surprise to see…read more

Updatad my android phone

Posted by in Hardware

Note: This is a really old post transferred from Laurii for historical and consolidation purposes. After reading a rottmann.net article, I got restless because my Galaxy Nexus phone was only 4.1.1. and wouldn’t update. Initially, I thought it was like that because I got it in Luxembourg, but it was because of the model firmware. It was some model which gets updated by Samsung, not Google. One could say that it means more testing, tweaks and so on, but then, again, if I wanted a business phone I would get…read more

Samsung galaxy S II, Samsung Note and Galaxy Nexus compared – All in one

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Note: This is a really old post transferred from Laurii for historical and consolidation purposes. To make things a bit easier than looking at three parts, I’m combining everything in a single (huge) table. Enjoy! Galaxy S II Galaxy Nexus Galaxy Note Generic Band Quad, WCDMA Quad, WCDMA Quad, WCDMA Weight (g) 116 135 178 CPU Type Exynos 4210 TI OMAP 4460 Exynos 4210 CPU (GHz) 1.2 1.2 1.4 GPU Mali 400MP Pover VR SGX540 Mali 400MP Battery Battery(mAh) 1650 1750 2500 Talk 2g 18.3 ? 26 Talk 3g 9…read more