Author Archive: Mike Madsen

Married father of two. My wife would say I'm obsessed with Android. She would be right. Grew up in Erie, PA, I'm a lover of all tech in general. Avid gamer primarily on the PS3. Look for more articles and reviews from myself here at Gizmoninja.com.

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Gizmo Ninja PC And Monitor Giveaway!!!

Gizmo Ninja PC And Monitor Giveaway!!!

| August 20, 2012 | Reply

The title says it all right? I’m pleased to announce that Gizmo Ninja has agreed to promote my theme and get its name out there on the interwebs. The Cyanogenmod 10 and AOKP theme (Bamf support in the works!) entitled “StoneDroid” is now on the Android Play Store and can be found and purchased HERE for […]

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus: Official GizmoNinja Review

Samsung Galaxy Nexus: Official GizmoNinja Review

| December 19, 2011 | 4 Replies

Well its been about 3 months since the announcement of the first Nexus device for The Big Red and we all took the bait. Most of us selling our HTC Thunderbolts like hotcakes,  going up on eBay and Swappa faster than people can comment about the Nexus S photo used in another review on this […]

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HTC Thunderbolt gets new GB RUU Leak Version 2.10.605.1

HTC Thunderbolt gets new GB RUU Leak Version 2.10.605.1

| August 19, 2011 | Reply

The GingerBread leaks just keep on coming for the HTC Thunderbolt. The latest leak from today is version 2.10.605.1 which was posted by “Football” over on XDA. This is a full RUU so if you are rooted you would be wise to wait until a developer packages this is up in an update.zip format as […]

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New GB Leak For Thunderbolt Appears To Not Be Rooted

New GB Leak For Thunderbolt Appears To Not Be Rooted

| August 17, 2011 | 1 Reply

So I woke up this morning excited to see that the new GingerBread base for the Thunderbolt was leaked last night (Version 2.07.605.0). Sense or not, I’m always down for flashing the “latest and greatest”. So I was highly disappointed when I flashed it only to have all my root permissions denied. Far be it from me to […]

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Dear Thunderbolt Owners: Selling Now Would Be Dumb

Dear Thunderbolt Owners: Selling Now Would Be Dumb

| June 13, 2011 | 1 Reply

So I see all the talk on Twitter lately about people looking to off their HTC Thunderbolts after a few short months. The impatience I’m seeing is beyond pathetic. Most of what I am seeing, is that users are upset about battery life and random reboots, and those same users are looking at possibly switching to […]

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How To: Get Sense 3.0 Lockscreen on your GB Thunderbolt Leak!

How To: Get Sense 3.0 Lockscreen on your GB Thunderbolt Leak!

| May 17, 2011 | Reply

Here is part two of our goodies for the day. If your on the GB Leak for the Thunderbolt from yesterday brought to us by 911sniper and packaged up by Jcase and TeamAndIRC, you’ll be happy to know that the slick lockscreen from Sense 3.0 will gladly work for you! Download the APK. http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10474936/HtcLockScreen.apk Use […]

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How To: Get gTalk2 (v1.3 for Android 2.3.4) on your GB Thunderbolt Leak

How To: Get gTalk2 (v1.3 for Android 2.3.4) on your GB Thunderbolt Leak

| May 17, 2011 | Reply

I started trying out some apps yesterday to see if they’d work on this GB leak for the thunderbolt and got some nice surprises! “Talk2.apk” the gTalk app for Gingerbread that will bring video chat to your HTC Thunderbolt (if your running the Gingerbread leak) will work! First, download this http://db.tt/CZuFDjh and just unzip it using […]

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Tell Your Thunderbolt To Stop Updating After Flashing Leaked RUU

Tell Your Thunderbolt To Stop Updating After Flashing Leaked RUU

| May 13, 2011 | 2 Replies

If you took the leak you may notice that if you check for software updates, the official OTA will still be waiting there for you to download and update. To get rid of this, download my build prop and copy it to /system via root explorer thus replacing the “old” one (or how ever you want […]

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How To: Root Latest Samsung GalaxyTab (Verizon) Update (EC02)

How To: Root Latest Samsung GalaxyTab (Verizon) Update (EC02)

| April 21, 2011 | 54 Replies

If you were one of the many that took the update from Verizon to EC02 on your Samsung Galaxy Tab you probably lost root permissions. Luckily, if you were rooted prior to taking this update, this walkthrough will give you root permissions back (I noticed that after flashing the update, su and busybox were thankfully […]

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Breaking: Verizon Fascinate Receiving Froyo (ED01) Starting Tomorrow

Breaking: Verizon Fascinate Receiving Froyo (ED01) Starting Tomorrow

| April 20, 2011 | Reply

Per @Verizonwireless Froyo for the Samsung Fascinate is finally ready to roll out. If you still own a Fascinate you have to be excited about this. After all, its only about 7 months overdue. Fascinate users rejoice! Expect to see an update rolling out 04/21/2011. #Froyo update for #Samsung Fascinate begins tomorrow! Get all the […]

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