Fixing a Nexus7 if it is not Charging and only emits static noise

June 10th, 2014 - Android, Tinkering

If you’ve got a Nexus7 and one day discover that it will not turn on, refuses to charge and also emits a strange static burst of noise. Well you my friend have found what some people discovered is the Nexus7’s battery protection phase. The battery protection phase seems to stop the device from charging to […]

Updating ASUS TF101 from stock to Android KitKat (4.4.2)

February 2nd, 2014 - Android, Hardware, How To, Tinkering

So I’ve had the ASUS EeePad Transformer TF101 for almost 2 years now, and have been pretty happy with it, but it has gotten quite laggy and the input is always delayed. It could be a cause of the number of apps installed over that period of time, or simply that I’m used to using […]

Motorola Xyboard 10.1 Charging port issue (MZ615-16)

December 15th, 2013 - Android, Hardware, How To

If you have a Motorola Xyboard MZ615-16 10.1″ tablet and have been experiencing charging issues (with the tablet, not the charger) then this is a little bit of info for you.  I found this while doing some googling for a solution to the tablet charging issue I have. The quote below outlines ‘tightening’ the connector, […]