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Want to De-Brand Your Nexus S?
We have seen our share of great and almost unbelievable mods for our devices here at XDA. Modding the cases is always a fun thing to do, but not everyone is comfortable with sanding a $400 piece of technology, no matter how tempting the end result may be. Well, if you have a Nexus S and would love to get rid of the Samsung branding on it, XDA member stavros86 has a very nice surprise for you. Instructions are simple, just go through your desk, find a pencil with an eraser on one end, and rub away. Yup, that simple. I know it isn’t the most ellaborate mod ever, but whoever said that the path to greatness needed to be a hard one?
Anyways, if you do this, please share some screenshots to show off your pencil wielding abilities.
I decided to perform a thought I had for long time….remove samsung logo!
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