Ever since custom recoveries and roms became popular, nandroid backups have been the fall back method for all android enthusiasts, irrespective of their confidence levels. They allow easy backup and restore in case things go wrong, which happens invariably when a modification is being tested. With that being said, how relevant are Nandroid Backups to this day? Back in 2011, when the world of Android was being awed by the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2, a little modification made its appearance...
Add Some Chrome Bling to Your Desire HD
Not too long ago, we covered the glorious effects of combining Android love with XDAddiction. That hardware modification was both glorious and extremely classy. However, what is one to do if (s)he prefers glossier finishes? After stripping paint and polishing metal, XDA forum member mynthix has found out!
Though the Chrome Desire HD has garnered a much more polarized response than the previously linked HD2 mod, this has sparked others in the the thread to follow suit and share images of their customized creations! One such forum member, xTremePower, shared his polishing technique:
for this, I used :
sand papers : P220 –> P600 —> P2500
after I used “Belgom Alu”
It’s designed specialy for polishing aluminium
I passed it 8 times for erase all scratches
Now it is a real mirror
Interested in hacking up your device and viewing people’s masterpieces? If so, be sure to venture forth to the original thread.[Thanks to newly-appointed Senior Moderator M_T_M for the tip!]
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