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Droid Hack – How to Run/Install Windows 3.1 On Android!

Here’s a fun hack you can try if you have a Droid or an Android phone with a keyboard, run DosBox and install Windows 3.1 or maybe run Quake off DOS.

What’s the point?  It’s a great way to re-live your past misadventures like I erased command.com the first day I bought my computer 386DX back in 1989.

Yesterday, I stumbled onto a cool hack where this guy has supposedly found a way to run Windows 3.1 on his Droid smartphone.  Upon closer investigation, I found out that you can inde

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Droid Hack – How to Install Thai(and Other Language Fonts on the Droid!

You know my friend has just got the Droid couple months ago.  Well, the problem is that the Droid and all Android 2.0.1 or 2.1 operating systems don’t support the Thai language (and many other languages) by default.

He asked me to see if I can change that since he read a lot of Thai websites and not being able to read Thai on his Droid sucked.

Well, after about an hour of rooting the Droid, installing BusyBox, and copying over .ttf font files to the system font folder, hi

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DROID Hack – How to Make USB Host-Mode Dongle!

For those of you trying to use your USB peripherals on the Droid, you might want to take a look at this hack that involves making a USB dongle that will allow you to connect your devices to the Droid.  Of course, you will have to hack the Android further to make any of them work but still, it’s a good start.  Most USB devices should work without much modification though, it looks like.

The USB hardware on the Droid is actually capable of

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Droid Hack – How to Add Multi-Touch to Your Droid!

I guess the European Motorola Droid has multi-touch features while the U.S. version don’t, here’s how you can hack the Droid to enable multi-touch on your U.S. version too.

Of course, you might risk bricking your Droid completely useless (although I find that hard to believe if it’s Android-based) so follow directions *carefully*!

For those of you late-adapters, you might want to wait as Droid probably will support multi-touch soon through software updates.

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Droid Hack – How to Root Droid!

UPDATE: 2010-03-21 You can also follow my  step-by-step guide on how to root Droid!

Droid has been awfully popular and I have to say it’s one of the best phones to get this year.   Well, if you are a linux-hacker and you want to “Root” your Droid, just follow directions here.  It won’t let you do anything special other than install widgets quicker for now but I am sure you can f

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DROID Hack – How to Tether Motorola Droid and Other Android Phones!

UPDATE: There’s a better/free app you can install called Android WiFi Tether, read up on How to Tether your Nexus one, Droid and other Android phones should be similar.

Here’s a simple way to tether your motorola Droid using a free app (and there’s a paid app too).

And of course, it seems that this tethering app is only supported for USB or bluetooth, I wish they were able to

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