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After the Skype 4.0 for Android released with a brand new UI style a week ago (the Skype 4.0 for Android review) , Microsoft bring a small update version today, this update solved the signout problem,which is about numbers of Skype users complaint that they can not find the way to signout in the previous version of Skype 4.0, actually the “Sign out” option is hidden in the menu of user profile page.
There are a lot of tweak scripts out there, but they need to place in init.d directory and you cann’t find it in your Android phone, the init.d directory is created by a Linux function named init.d script, unfortunately the stock Android system does not support it, the good thing is, you can install it manually, here is the step by step guide of how to install init.d script on Nexus 4 with stock rom.
So Microsoft just released the new Skype 4.0 for Android with brand new user interface, here comes the Skype 4.0 for Android Review. The main purpose of using new UI design is to make Skype has an uniform style on all mobile platforms, which is the Windows Phone 8 style(the Metro style). Message from Microsoft on Google Play is, the Skype 4.0 has all the features as Windows phone version, more stable, faster and easier to use, as it is specifically made for Android platforms. They also said that Skype 4.0 for Android is suitable for Android tablets with the new UI design.
CPU-Z is a famous CPU identification software for Windows and now it has arrived on Android, it a great apps as it simple and efficient. you can check out your Android device’s hardware information, for example, the processor type, CPU architecture and every sensors status, it also provide system statistics such as available ram, storage status, system build number and kernel, etc.
We all use Open Recovery to install custom roms on Milestone A853, and we’d like to back up some data or the whole system before we try something new, the problem is, when we use the Nandriod for backup job, it freeze most every time, it will stuck on “dumping sd ext partition” or “dumping data” . Now here is a patch for Open Recovery to fix this issue. I have try it by myself, it truly works.
At the beginning of August, Skrilax_CZ has set up a build server to maintain the CyanogenMod 10 for Motorola Milestone nightly builds, no doubt the author of this unofficial CyanogenMod 10 rom is nadlabak, who builds CM7 and CM9 for Milestone. Since the source code of Android Jelly Beam is released, he has done a lot of coding jobs to make CyanogenMod 10 (Android Jelly Beam based) running on Moto Milestone A853, many thanks to him.
More and more Android devices are updated to Android 4.0, AKA the Ice Cream Sandwich(ICS), there are a huge differences between Android ICS and Android Gingerbread, maybe you will not suited to those awesome change, that is the most impressive thing after I had installed Mini CM9 on Xperia X8, so in the next few posts, I will show you what is new in Android ICS and tell you some good tips. The first thing is how to change or select input method(keyboard type) in Android 4.0 ICS.