Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...
Create Soft Menu/Back Keys On Your Colour Nook
If you’re a Nook Color owner and would like a menu/back key for times when the notification bar is not displayed, look no further!
XDA forum member bpk originally tried changing the key layout to map the hard volume up /down keys to the menu/back functions. However on second thought, he thought the hardkeys may not stand up to the wear and tear so decided to hack up an app to create the desired soft keys.
The hack works so that pressing the Nook button brings up the app. It then runs a program on your device to inject the hardware keys, as root – and hence superuser access is required.
For more information and to download the apk, head on over to the modification thread.
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