Monday, 27 May 2013

Run Google Glass on your Android phone

google glass home screenThere has been lots of buzz on the Internet about Google Glass, some has been positive, some has been negative (particularly around privacy issues), however the biggest problem is that ordinary folks, like me and you, can't try out Google Glass for ourselves to see what all the fuss is about because there are only a limited number of devices out there. Plus there are the minor issues of the $1500 needed to buy it and the fact that the program is invitation only. What to do?
The answer of course is to run Google Glass on your Android phone or tablet. OK, you probably shouldn't try and mount it on your head with rubber bands and Scotch tape, but you can play with the interface and test out what kind of things Google Glass can do.
Thanks to the efforts of Zhuowei Zhang it is now possible to install different parts of the Google Glass software on your Android device via .apk files. An .apk is the standard app file format, similar to a .exe on Windows. To install the .apk files you need to check that your device can install .apk from locations other than Goolgle Play. To do this go to Setting->Security and make sure that “Unknown Sources” is checked. This will allow the installation of apps from sources other than the Play Store.
Google Glass Voice Commands
Head over to and download and install glasshome-modded.apk. This will give you the basic Glass home screen. Once you start the app (called “Glass Home”) you will be presented with the “standard” Glass home screen and clock that real Glass users see projected onto their eye. Say “OK Glass” to access the menu. Just speak to your phone or tablet to try other things. I said, “Google Android Authority” and this is what I saw:
google glass android authority
The next thing to do is install the camera, hangouts and maps modules. That should enable the Glass Home app to interact with the camera (even just the front facing camera on devices like the Nexus 7), start hangouts and access Google Maps. However with maps I found that I couldn't get passed the initial warning screen (which told me to keep my eyes on the road) and Hangouts crashes on Android 4.2 due to a change in the underlying Android code!
Although this isn't going to be a full glass experience, it will give you a feel for what Glass can do. It also opens up more possibilities for what Google could add to the normal Android interface.

Xenologer: repackaging Google Glass XE5 APKs to run on other devices

Google Glass's build process is fairly conservative - they don't use hidden APIs often, and when they do, they use reflection. Thus, it is relatively easy to repackage the Glass APKs for other devices.

Modifications to the base APK

The use-library element in AndroidManifest is removed, as it refers to unused code.
com/google/glass/hidden/HiddenViewConfiguration.smali is patched to always return 0xffff instead of calling the nonexistent View.getDeviceTapTimeout
An instructional video (, 8MB) is removed to save space.
All native libraries required are shipped with the APK, as are all the Glass fonts.
For the camera, instead of calling to get the rear facing camera, is called to get the first camera, as the Nexus 7 doesn't have a rear camera.


Download the APK:
This one's been modified so that instead of scanning a barcode, it uses the existing Google Account to setup and then force closes.
Install just like any other boring APK. None of the Google Glass apps need system privilages. I do not recommend installing these APKs as system APKs, as the Glass apps will attempt to reboot the phone after a force close.

Glass apps that won't be converted

Hangouts: crashes on Android 4.2 due to a change in the underlying Android code. If you have another version of Android, try
GlassSound.apk: installs and runs without modification. Get a copy from any XE5 system dump. Not essential for Glass; Glass will just run muted without it.
GlassPhotosphere.apk: As stated by , runs (for the easter egg) without modification. Again, any dumped copy from a XE5 should run fine. Not essential to Glass.

Building these APKs from the modified dump

This area is still quite rough - I would love some help!
These sources are managed with a shell script (because I am not familiar with git submodules).
Run then one of the build*.sh to build the APK you want. You need to modify them to suit your needs. In particular, there's a script that they call, which signs the APKs with your key. Go to for details.
You must have APKTool, 7Zip, and the Android SDK in your path.
Finally, note that the build scripts copy the com folder into the resulting APKs, as APKTool is too dumb to get them from the original APK.


While I don't have permission from the Glass team to post these, Google Glass is a device for explorers, thus, I believe it agrees with the spirit of discovery to post these APKs.

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Fastboot & ADB drivers installed. For WINDOWS ( ALSO WORKS ON WIN8)

Permanent Screen Off for the Visually Impaired


[*]Flash Mode

I see some guys with problems to get drivers and another issues.

This drivers works at least in Windows 8, tested and approved by me, but in Windows 8 you need to MANUALLY install the drivers. 

If you like, say thanks. 

BY   Velcis Ribeiro


(ANDROID)Permanent Screen Off App for the Visually Impaired IT Help The Blind People

[App/1.5+/Open-source/Root and Non-root] Permanent screen off for the Visual Impaired

Permanent Screen Off for the Visually Impaired

Introduction & Goals of the project 
There are many Android users who are blinded. And to them, they access the app mainly using TalkBack or other Screen Reader app. That also means that the screen is basically useless to them. They don't need to look at the screen yet they need to be able to use touchscreen.

Download LINK

Source code of the app
App's source code can be downloaded from here

Disclaimer: Source code can be used only for non-commercial projects

Permanent Screen Off for the Visually Impaired
Most of us take the simple act of waking up our devices and having a quick glance at the screen for granted. Have you ever considered what it might be like for a visually impaired or blind person to try and navigate an Android device? In all honesty, I can’t say that I had either. And although we’ve all seen the accessibility options in our settings menu, they are quite often ignored by most of us. However, the usability of Android devices for the visually impaired is a very real issue faced by a lot of users and developers.
XDA Senior Member nkahoang developed an application with this in mind called Permanent Screen Off. It is aimed at users with a visual impairment serious enough that the screen is of no use to them and serves no purpose other than to waste battery. It’s a straightforward application that does exactly what you’d expect and allow the device to be used as normal while the display is turned off.
The app is compatible with Android 1.5 and up, working on both rooted and unrooted devices. A rooted device however will allow for the display to be completely disabled, whereas a non rooted device will have it’s display reduced to a very dim level. The application is currently in beta and is completely open source. 
If you are lucky enough to have no need for this application, go and enable Talkback from the Accessibility settings and try to perform a few simple actions on your device with your eyes closed, I think you’ll be surprised at just how difficult even the simplest of tasks can become.
Open source app development project: Permanent screen off for the Visual Impaired

Short summary 
This is an app development project that turns off the Android screen permanently yet keeps the touchscreen and other features active and functional for the visual impaired.

This project is to create an app that will turn the screen completely off (100% off) yet let the user use the phone as normal.

Assuming that the blind takes more time than normal user to perform an action, it dramatically saves the device's battery.

The app must be easy to use and tailored to visual impaired user.
The app automatically runs with the device.
The app must be free and advertisement-free.

I am the developer of the project and I recruit the interest of other developers / users as well. I am the developer of Screen Standby app, which this project is based on.

Device requirements 
- Running Android 1.5 (Cupcake) or above
(Optionally) Rooted for best battery-saving. The app works with non-root device though, only rooted device achieves complete dark

1) Download the apk and Install the app
2) Run the app at least once
3) Select Enable app from menu
4) If the system asks for Superuser access, select always remember and allow

5) To disable, select "Disable app" from the menu and restart the device.


NOTE: Please read 
1) Always use a screen reader (e.g TalkBack) with the app. In case you want to use your device without the screen
2) This app will permanently switch the device's screen off when it is active. To turns the screen back on, select "Disable app" or uninstall app completely and reboot
3) To uninstall from ADB, go to a shell and type: adb uninstall com.nkahoang.screenoffvisualimpair


Source code of the app
App's source code can be downloaded from here

Disclaimer: Source code can be used only for non-commercial projects

Creator OF App ........nkahoang

Monday, 20 May 2013

Sense 5 Rom Ported To Samsung Galaxy SIII (Download link)

Hello World,

Hope that this rom will hit something big or that people will like this

About me:
Im an old Anonymous hacker/coder
I know how to make a money mods for games

Thats all

Greets coolnessQ

Samsung One 3 Alpha 1 
Samsung One 3 Alpha 1.5

Alpha 1
Created the rom
Uploaded to dropbox
Created topic
A lot Buggs
Alpha 1.5
Fixed CWM ( STILE BROKE... )
Fixed the system sounds
Replaced some Libs needed to let it work
Hopefully fixed the updater-script 
What to do next

Alpha 2
Fixing the updater-script
Screen Resize
Fix Booting up
Kernel (might be CM based or stock samsung or stock htc if possible/lucky)
Downloading - Must not be longer than 10 MB

Known Buggs
CWM - Installer dont work correct sometimes have to install 3 times to be sure that everything is put on
APK installer
Playstore - It downloads but when install FC and system reboot
3G - Dont work
Wifi - Somethings break
System-UI FC (a lot)
battery drain (1 hour 30% lost)
To big on screen - resized in next version
Album FC
Sometimes - randomly don't boot
Graphic - glitches when watching vids

How to install
1. Download Samsung One 3 place on Internal SDCard
2. Backup everything!!!
3. Full wipe ( Factory reset/data - Cache/Dalvic Cache
4. Install Samsung One 3
5. Reboot
Samsung One 3 Alpha 1 
Samsung One 3 Alpha 1.5


@coolnessQ - Dev 
@Oweida - Dev

Special Thanks
Special Thanks to @Ridou - Graphic Creator

Follow us on twitter:@so3Team (ignore photo Lol)

DOWNLOAD Android 4.2.2 update Leaked FOR International Galaxy SIII


we of SamMobile would like to give you the latest I9300XXUFME3 - Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean test firmware for the Galaxy S III. Big Thanks to our insider who made this all possible.

Development on Android 4.2.2 update isn't completely done yet. We do not know if Samsung will bring the new Galaxy S4 Camera features to the Galaxy S3. We expect Samsung to do this but we are not really sure if Samsung will do this with Android 4.2.2 or with 4.3 for the Galaxy S3.

Android 4.2.2 is still under testing phase by Samsung and they will release the official final Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S III in June. We wanted to give Samsung's hardcore fans a sneak preview of what Samsung is up to at their dev center.

New enhancements in Android 4.2.2 update
- Android 4.2.2 - Build ID: JDQ39
- New S4 Lockscreen: Multiple Widgets, two Unlock effects (Ripple and Light), improved ripple effect than Android 4.1.2, ability to change clock size and set a personal message
- New Screen modes (From S4): Adapt Display and Professional Photo
- Daydream
- Driving mode
- Actionable notifications
- New Additions in Notification Center
- Completely revamped Settings UI (Tabbed interface - Exactly like the S4)
- Addition of Voice controls (Let’s you control various parts of the phone using voice commands - Galaxy S4 feature)
- Gallery modes have white background (When changing gallery modes to 3D the background changes to white)
- Full screen Samsung apps
- New S-Voice (from S4)
- New smart switch widget
- Found more? Tell us about them in the comments below!

- This firmware will increase your binary counter but the current binary and system status will remain official.
- We have re-packaged this firmware from dump files.
- There is no modem in this firmware, so the Modem you will be using before flashing this firmware will remain the same.
- This is a pre-release firmware and not official from Samsung.
- We have fully tested this firmware and this firmware works perfectly as any other official firmware.

Firmware Details
Android Version: 4.2.2 - JDQ39 (Jelly Bean)
Region: Middle East
Carrier: Branded
Changelist: 611730
Build Date: 8 May 2013


Flashing Instructions
- Unzip the file
- Open Odin 3.04 (already included in the firmware package)
- Restart phone in download mode (Press and hold Home + Power + Volume down buttons)
- Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
- Add I9300XXUFME3_I9300OJKFME1_HOME.tar.md5 to PDA
- Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
- Start flash, sit back and wait a few minutes.
- If you encounter any issues with the firmware (Any FC, Bootloop etc)
- Boot into recovery mode (Home+power+vol up)
- Then choose reboot and you should be good to go!



Thursday, 2 May 2013

Angry Birds Friends

Angry Birds Friends v1.0.0
Requirements: 2.2+
Overview: With the social features for Angry Birds Friends fans can compete with their friends, brag about their scores, and earn coveted gold, silver, and bronze crowns for the top three scores in any level.

Fans can also give their Facebook friends “mystery gifts” of power-ups. In addition to the Mighty Eagle, Angry Birds Friends has power-ups to help pop even the peskiest piggy. Fans can earn power-ups by playing the game, receiving them as a “mystery gift” from a friend, or purchasing them.

This game has banner advertisements

More Info:

SmartSilence: Silent Scheduler BY Waylon Brown

Silence Your Phone Automatically with SmartSilence

Silence Your Phone Automatically with SmartSilence
I usually silence my phone during class, in the library, and when I sleep at night. This means every day I usually have to toggle on and off my phone about 6 times a day, which is okay. But then, I still often get some loud and nasty surprises which either draw a couple glares and scowls or wake me up during the middle of the night, all because I forgot to silence my phone and a spam email got through. This is, more likely than not, a situation that many of you folks experience as well, so wouldn’t it be great if there’s an app that could just do all that for you, no questions asked?
Well, XDA Forum Member AggieDev has developed a useful app called SmartSilence, which automates your silencing rituals based on schedules you set. A weekly schedule can be created, allowing you to define the days of the week, the start time and stop time you want your phone to be turned silent. You can also toggle a vibrating notification to mark the moment when the phone is turned silent. During the silenced period, a notification will pop up in the slide-down notification area, which can deactivate the currently active silence schedule. You can also toggle on and off schedules from the app’s main screen, which also shows all the schedules you’ve created, and the start/stop times and selected days that the schedules are set to be active during.
AggieDev has developed an app that will surely very useful for many smartphone users out there. It’s simple to use, easy to set up, and doesn’t interfere with any other activities you may need your phone for. It’s compatible with Android versions 2.0 and newer, ad-free and available free from the Play store. So if you would like to check it out, 

What is SmartSilence?
This app allows you to put in the times during the week that you want your phone to be on silent. Put in your work hours, any meeting hours, etc. And the app will set the phone to vibrate/silent during these times, and when the time is up it puts your phone back into the previous mode it was in.

Because this app was originally developed by me for my own personal needs, one thing I felt was missing from many competitors was the ability to schedule a "One-Time Event" setting that presents you with a calendar instead of checkboxes for days of the week. This is for any one time even you will have in the future that you will want your phone on silent/vibrate for, such as a one-time meeting or an interview on a specific date. Once that time has passed, the phone will go back into its previous mode and the event will delete itself from the schedule.

  • 1.2 - Fixed Bug where notifications wouldn't show until Settings was opened at least once.

Looking for any suggestions and bug reports as I have just released the app!


PSP EMULATOR0.7.6 has been released! For Android

Fast and portable

PPSSPP is a PSP emulator written in C++, and translates PSP CPU instructions directly into optimized x86, x64 and ARM machine code, using JIT recompilers (dynarecs).
PPSSPP can thus run on quite low-spec hardware, including stronger ARM-based phones and tablets, as long as there's support for OpenGL ES 2.0.

Increasing compatibility!

PPSSPP is only a few months old and thus not all PSP games are currently playable. However, compatibility is improving very quickly!
Some currently known playable games:
  • Persona 3 Portable
  • Little Big Planet
  • Grand Theft Auto - Liberty City Stories
  • Monster Hunter Freedome Unite
  • God of War - Chains of Olympus
  • Virtua Tennis
  • Final Fantasy Type-0
  • Wipeout Pure and Pulse
  • Saint Seiya
  • Mega Man - Maverick Hunter X

Free & Open Source

PPSSPP is an open source project, licensed under the GPL 2.0 (or later). Anyone is welcome to contribute their improvements to the code, and the hope is that over time this will resolve the compatibility problem, letting us all play the PSP games we wants on the devices of our choice.
PPSSPP is free to download and use.


April 22, 2013: 0.7.6: Major compatibility fixes!

A serious bug was fixed and suddenly a ton of vexing issues just dissappeared! For example, the 3D graphics being black in Persona 3 and the large graphics errors in the two main GTA games. Those are now very playable (on PC, a bit heavy for mobile)! Also, I found a major bug affecting Little Big Planet among others, fixing that as well. The UI now also has multi-language support, it's in Settings->System. All these fixes are enough to motivate a new official release, so here we go - 0.7.6! It may take a few hours before it's visible on Google Play.

Compatibility Showcase

This compatibility list is just a showcase. See the forums for more results.

Also: Gameplay Videos!


NOTE! More screens are coming soon!
  • Persona 3 Portable

  • Little Big Planet

  • GTA: Liberty City Stories

  • GTA: Vice City Stories

  • Daxter

  • Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai 2

  • Coded Arms - Contagion

  • Castlevania - Dracula X

  • Monster Hunter Freedom Unite

  • God of War

    Performance problems (that are probably fixable)
  • Ace Combat X

    A bit glitchy.
  • Legend of Heroes

  • Exit

  • Seems to work great.
  • Ghosts and Goblins

  • virtua Tennis

  • Asterix & Obelix: XXL 2

  • Wipeout Pure

  • Works great! Only music and videos missing.
  • Wipeout Pulse

  • Works great! Only music and videos missing.
  • Moto GP

  • Mimana - Iyar Chronicles

  • Cladun

  • Lumines

    Works great!
  • Dragon Ball: Evolution

    Playable! Some fonts broken.
  • Ridge Racer 2

    Playable! Graphics issues.
  • Hatsune Miku Project Diva 2: Extend

  • BlazBlue

  • Fate Extra

    Playable, although of course audio problems and no saving, plus some graphics glitches.
  • Fired Up

  • Obscure - The Aftermath

  • Every Extend Extra

  • Knights in the Nightmare

  • Puzzle Quest

    Quite playable, no audio.
  • Puzzle Bobble Deluxe

  • Puyo Puyo Fever

  • Star Soldier

    Borderline playable, runs out of memory after a while.
  • Angry Birds

    Works fine with analog input (XBox 360 pad, touch screen pad).
  • Tales of Eternia

  • AI Go

    Works fine.


  • Kingdom Hearts - Birth by Sleep

  • Loco Roco

    The Loco Rocos are invisible!
  • Lemmings

    The lemmings themselves are invisible!

Android Device Compatibility

PPSSPP works on all modern Android devices. It's been confirmed to run on the following:
  • Nexus One
  • Nexus S
  • Galaxy Nexus
  • Nexus 4
  • Nexus 7
  • Nexus 10
  • Samsung Galaxy S
  • Samsung Galaxy S2
  • Samsung Galaxy S3
  • Sony Xperia Play (buttons work, touch joystick not yet supported)
  • Asus Transformer
  • Ainol Novo7 Advanced II
  • Galaxy Note 2
  • Xperia V
  • And many others...

© PPSSPP project 2012. PSP is a trademark of Sony, Inc.