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Remove Google Search Bar From Android Marshmallow
13 Nov 2015
CAUTION: [2015-12-31] This post and the equivalent one on Lollipop have been getting a load of hits over the past few days. I suspect this is because a lot of people have got new Android devices over Christmas and want to get rid of that damned search bar. Please be aware that both posts are several months old and refer only to certain versions of Stock Android [and CyanogenMod] and have only been confirmed working on certain hardware.... [ Read More ]
Remove Google Search Bar From Android Lollipop
31 May 2015
CAUTION: [2015-12-31] This post and the equivalent one on Marshmallow have been getting a load of hits over the past few days. I suspect this is because a lot of people have got new Android devices over Christmas and want to get rid of that damned search bar. Please be aware that both posts are several months old and refer only to certain versions of Stock Android [and CyanogenMod] and have only been confirmed working on certain hardware.... [ Read More ]
An Exercise in Ultimate Geekiness
04 Mar 2015
The Challenge As proofs-of-concept go, this has got to be worth several zillion Geek Points. I set myself the challenge to update this blog, working entirely on an Android tablet. Might not sound like much of a challenge on the face of it, until you remember that this blog is built using the Static Site Generator Hugo and kept updated and syncronised using Git [neither of which run natively on Android]... [ Read More ]
Fixing Android Insufficient Storage Error
27 Feb 2015
This “fix-it” relates specifically to certain rooted Samsung devices [in my case a Galaxy Tab 2 10,1] which under a certain set of circumstances [which I’ll outline shortly] will leave you head-butting walls in sheer frustration, throwing up an ‘Insufficient Storage Available’ error whenever you try to install any app –this in spite of you having plenty of free space available, both internally [Phone/Tablet]and externally [SD Card]. The peculiar set of circumstances in question being any combo or all of:... [ Read More ]
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