Unlocking BOOTLOADER on HTC devices

When rooting or developing apps on your android, you may need access to the bootloader to install custom roms or recovery menus of your HTC, this is relatively simple compared to some phones, HTC comes with it’s bootloader locked, so in order to unlock it, HTC has a special and useful website, HTCDEV.COM to unlock bootloader and give you a key to unlock it. Unfortunately when unlocking bootloader, you also ‘factory’ reset your phone, so make sure to take a backup using an app, or HTC’s own backup service. Before I begin I should note that unlocking bootloader on your HTC, or… Continue reading Unlocking BOOTLOADER on HTC devices

Bukkit has been given a DMCA takedown by Wesley Wolfie. The NEXT steps.

It is currently well known that bukkit has been given a dmca request by Wesley Wolfie, but now that that has happened, we now need to rebuild! So here is whats happening, the folks over from bukkit are now working on a new modding api, called sponge! currently ‘Sponge will start with Minecraft 1.8, with Vanilla Client Support on Forge.’ Old plugins that were written on bukkit will most likely have to be removed, unless someone finds a way to make them compatible with sponge. Here is a large extract of what they plan to do. Our ultimate goal is to… Continue reading Bukkit has been given a DMCA takedown by Wesley Wolfie. The NEXT steps.

How to setup MMS on O2 pay & Go Go Go

I recently had a problem with O2’s pay and go go go sim, where I was unable to send MMS or group text people, after a couple conversations with O2 chat and some form help, I was able to finally get it working, perviously when I tried to send an MMS or Photo, I would get the message ‘MMS blocked by Carrier’. But this solution should fix it for you, as it did for me. The first issue I had was that my apn settings were wrong, here is how to fix it, your settings may vary, but essentially you… Continue reading How to setup MMS on O2 pay & Go Go Go

Bukkit has been given a DMCA takedown by Wesley Wolfie. what now?

Recently bukkit has been issued a DMCA takedown because of recent events and the massage below appeared on bukkit’s downloads pages. 451 Unavailable for Legal Reasons. This content is unavailable as the direct result of a DMCA takedown request. A copy of the notification can be found at this link. What now? well, we don’t know, as far as we are aware Wesley Wolfie is issuing the DMCA notice to Multiplay (who host bukkit and bukkit’s download links (reference)). I believe that Spigot will continue to update there builds but are in the same boat as bukkit, but that it… Continue reading Bukkit has been given a DMCA takedown by Wesley Wolfie. what now?