ZP 980+ to get Android Kitkat by May 2014
It is rumored that Zopo’s new Octa-core phones will get Android Kitkat (4.4) by May 2014. Won’t that be an awesome development?
ZOPO ZP980+ Review
The ZP980+ is a very nice upgrade to the ZP980 as far as I am concerned; with a MTK6592 1.7 GHz Octa Core processor, 1GB RAM, 32GB ROM, 5.0 Inch Full HD 1080P Screen, 14MP Rear camera and 5MP Front Camera, I have been having an awesome android experience with it. I’d like to share my experience with fellow – or intending – Chinaphone users
Unresolved Assembly Reference when Merging Precompiled ASP.NET Assemblies
If you need to merge the output DLLs generated after precompiling an ASP.NET website from Visual Studio 2008 and later, you need to use the ASP.NET merge tool. The location of this tool is a bit tricky, though. The version in the default location is actually the wrong one!
Accessing the VMware BIOS Screen at startup
Fortunately, there is a configuration setting that will give you more time to enter the BIOS screen at startup. It will make the POST screen delay for the specified number of milliseconds.
Android 4.0.4 on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G – the morning after
Like many other Galaxy Tab 10.1 owners, I was unwilling to wait for the OTA update for Android Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.4), so I went searching on…
FilterExpression in ASP.NET SqlDataSource
The FilterExpression tag in ASP.NET does not support the between operator. If you try to specify a clause like “between x and y” as your filter expression,…
Reading a Binary XML stream in WCF
If you don’t provide a dictionary to read the XML stream with, you will get a weird and unhelpful exception that says “the input source is not correctly formatted”, and googling around will only bring you to posts telling you that “your client/server endpoints are not matched” or “you need to use the basicHttpBinding”. This is not a binding issue – it’s a deserialization issue that comes up when i make an attempt to inspect the soap messages coming in to (or going out of) my WCF service.
Installing VMware Tools on VMware Player 4.0.2 – Temporary fix
While looking for a fix for the inability of VMware player 4.0.2 to get updated vmware tools (I was getting the error message “Could not find component…
Specifing the bridging network adapter in vmware player 4
For those of you using VMware Player 4 on linux hosts, if you’re not happy with the autobridging for the vmnet0 network, you can choose a specific…
How TestDisk and the GParted LiveCD saved my deleted partitions
I was messing around with Vmware converter (in windows XP, running from a dual-boot partition), and then I kept getting the following message: “FAILED: Unable to find…