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Android Pay on OnePlus One with Resurrection Remix

  Still running with my old OnePlus One (bacon) and now running Resurrection Remix but ever since moving to Nougat ROMS, I’ve been unable to get tap and pay with Android Pay operational. But, some devs over on XDA have figured out the issues with the nfc files and have provided a flashable zip to flip the settings on the libnfc_nci_jni.so files to enable it. After flashing post...

Cyanogen OnePlus One Refugees

Many OnePlus One owners still love their phone and have no need to upgrade outside of having a relatively current version of Android for security and stability. OnePlus has released a handful of new models since the original One release, and updates, although pretty delayed, were still coming to get the official shipping OS up to snuff. Sure, OnePlus and Cyanogen parted ways in 2015 and OnePlus...

Countries of the World List

There are lots of sites listing the countries of the world, but nothing that provides a quick list view for insert for use in application development. Here is one I just did based off the current list towards the end of 2016.  Download .CSV Format Download .XLSX Format Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba...

Unable to Update Your AT&T Samsung Galaxy Phone? Try Changing The Date.

I had a heck of a time getting the AT&T Software Update OTA going on my wife’s Samsung Galaxy S5 (SAMSUNG-SM-G900A). Apparently, on AT&T images, they put a check in place on the software update to limit/inhibit multiple checks based on a timeframe. The phone did not have enough storage space on the device memory to handle the download on the first check, so we moved apps and data...

Migrating ownCloud to NextCloud

    I’ve been a happy user of ownCloud for a few years now to dish shared calendar and contacts personally in addition to some image backup stuff with Android. I have no idea beyond the published reports of the split with the founder that started the Nextcloud variant, but it did seem like that is the future. So, getting over to it now made some sense to me. Here is what I did...

Java heap error with RazorSQL on Windows 10

In working with some large table exports with RazorSQL, I ran into some Java heap errors. Here is how to fix it by throwing more memory at Java in the runtime parameters. Get the latest version on Java. I know, Oracle and all, but just get the latest version. At the time of this post, it was 1.80.91 Go to the “Configura Java” application or the java Control Panel and then into the...