It’s been interesting getting back into Android development again, and in particular, working with the newer phones. My wife and I got a matching pair of Ulefone Armor 7s, and […]
Android 10 on the XA2 Ultra!
Okay, so I’ve been playing around some more with the SODP material and AOSP 10. That’s right, they decided to stop naming Android versions after deserts and just give them […]
Fix for MTP/PTP crashes on the XA2 Ultra!
One of the prevailing issues with the SODP build of AOSP was that every time I hooked up my phone to the computer to transfer files, it would cause the […]
Google Apps on the SODP AOSP for the XA2 Ultra?
As you know, I’ve gone Google App-less, or “gappless”. But, for better or worse, not all of my ROM users have done the same. Typically, when you build a custom […]
Fixing Camera issues with SODP/AOSP on the XA2 Ultra
Well, last post I was telling you how I started using the SODP material to build AOSP on the XA2 Ultra, and how well it worked. However, there were a […]
AOSP with the SODP on XA2 Ultra!
Alright! Well, the first build of AOSP using the SODP on the XA2 Ultra are out! For those who are caught in acronym paralysis, that is the Android Open Source […]
Sony Open Device Project and the Xperia XA2 Ultra….
Now that I’ve built a few ROMs for the XA2 Ultra (AOKP and Resurrection Remix), I’ve turned my attention to the Sony Open Devices Project. The SODP, as it is […]
Video Tutorial on How to Compile Android and Modify Kernels
For those interested, I have just posted a video tutorial series on XDA for building Android Oreo, Nougat, Marshmallow, and Lollipop on 5 different phones, the emulator, and 5 different […]
Apache bouncy castles….
So, another day, and another error. While building SlimRoms 7 for the Note Edge, I ran into this error: [CODE] [ 0% 60/15886] Docs droiddoc: /home/a…rget/common/docs/apache-http-stubs-gen external/apache-http/../../frameworks/base/core/java/android/net/http/SslCertificate.java:19: error: cannot find […]
Insert an explicit cast to silence issue…
In the continuing saga of compiling AOSP 7 for the Samsung Galaxy S4, T-Mobile variant (SGH-M919, JFLTETMO) I ran into an interesting problem. While this used to be a non-issue […]