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Tag: Samsung Galaxy

The community-port of android 2.1 Eclair for Samsung I7500 Galaxy

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

After a long time without any news from Samsung to upgrade their Samsung i7500 Galaxy from the old 1.5 android version to a newer one, the community will make this job. (more…)

Diffs between update2 and update3 for Samsung Galaxy Kernel source

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

The diffs between the Galaxy kernel source from Samsungs update2 to update3 are very small. (more…)

New firmware IH8 is out

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Today Samsung release a new firmware update for the Galaxy. And this is really needed after the last update. The new firmware version is I7500XXIH8 with CSC I7500VIAIH4.

WARNING: Wipe/factory reset is needed. All data will be lost! Make a backup  before updating! (more…)

Howto: Compile a linux kernel for Samsung Galaxy

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

A howto for compiling a linux kernel for the Samsung Galaxy was requested. If you interested read this article. (more…)

Samsung Galaxy recognize more as one finger

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

After this comment from my multitouch article, i compiled a new kernel and flash it on my Galaxy. After a few test here the results:

one finger test:

<4>[  882.901393] x 249, y  66, z  53, finger   1, width   0
<4>[  882.923068] x 222, y  72, z   0, finger   0, width   0

two finger test: (more…)

Confirmed: No multitouch support in the driver for Samsung Galaxy

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Samsung has the source code of the linux kernel from the GT-I7500 Galaxy released. This make it possible to searching the sources about multitouch support.

After reading the function static void melfas_ts_work_func(struct work_struct *work) and comparing (more…)

Source code from Samsung Galaxy is out

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Today, Samsung has released the source code of the GT-I7500 Galaxy. In the zip file is the full source of the used kernel, bluez and some scripts. (more…)

New Information about open source from Samsung

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

There are some news about the source code for Samsung GT-I7500 Galaxy.

From the mailing list of the android kernel development, i was pointed to (more…)

The answer from Samsung about source code for the (multitouch)touchscreen

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Today i received the answer from Samsung about source code used for the Galaxy linux kernel.

The email support tell me (more…)

Under Investigation: Multitouch for Samsung Galaxy

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Short: It seems like this is unpossible today. No driver, unkown hardware support.

The full story

After a working backup and restore for the Samsung Galaxy, i planned to show multitouch on it. But this is really harder to implement. (more…)