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Let’s see if I really start and try to write a little Android App. I usually use my work laptop and since I do not want to install random stuff on it I usually use VMs. Unfortunately the emulator that comes with Android Studio doesn’t work that well in a VM and I didn’t want…

Read More Installing Android x86 in VMWare Workstation

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One of the new features with VMAX3 is the non-disruptive migration from another VMAX. Check the support page for the required code levels and if your OS is supported. Besides that there are a couple more requirements for this to work. The source and target VMAX have to have to have RA ports configured. Those…

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I am impressed so far. The battery life is rather good on this phone. I went the whole day without charging it. Becaus it was the first day I of course used the phone a lot. I did a lot of experimenting as well as downloading apps that I still needed. I also like that…

Read More First day with the Google pixel

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Somehow I got the fingerprint sensor to work. I had wiped the cache but that seemed to not have been enough. What I also did was change the lock screen to  password, reboot the phone and then switch back to the fingerprint reader. It still didn’t work properly. It worked a couple of times and…

Read More Android Marshmallow on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (Part 2)

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This week I got the notification that I can update my note 4 to Marshmallow.  The upgrade itself ran without a hitch. I would day my phone feels a bit more responsive than before. All in all it seems the biggest changes are under the hood. A couple of ico s were updates like the…

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