Marshmallow Is Alive

Today, Xperia Tablet Z booted into CyanogenMod 13 for the first time. Many things still broken, but it is a start!

Lollipop Fusion Complete

As of today, all Sony Xperia devices based on the Fusion3 board (Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, Tablet Z, Tablet Z WiFi) are getting official CyanogenMod 12.1! When I first started looking at these devices in December 2014, the CM12 source code would not even compile, let alone boot, and even the recovery was broken. Well, …

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Carpe Noctem #2

After a long, arduous development road, I’ve enabled CyanogenMod nightly builds for the Sony Xperia Z. This brings nightlies directly from CM11 to CM12.1, which hopefully all users will enjoy. Thanks to everyone at my XDA thread, especially Andy van der Steen, who lent me his phone for development. Without that, I would never have …

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Xperience F2FS

Starting with early March 2015, CyanogenMod for the whole original line of Sony’s Xperia Z devices support F2FS, a filesystem optimized for flash memory. Tests have shown it to outperform the default ext2/3/4 that we used previously, so definitely a nice thing to have. However, if you want to benefit from F2FS, you need to …

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Carpe Noctem

After a long development phase, Xperia Tablet Z and Xperia Tablet Z Wifi are now on the official nightlies list of CyanogenMod 12.1, not least thanks to testers on XDA and generous donations. The list of improvements since CM12 is immense, with a load of kernel updates that makes these devices as smooth and fast …

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WinUAE Help 2.2.9 & OSS

Well, Peter has been at it again, and incorporated changes for the latest WinUAE version. Also, the repository with all the help pages is now publicly hosted on Github! Better late than never, after more than a decade of secrecy :) You can find the download at the usual location.

CyanogenMod Fusion

In January, I’ve been added as a device maintainer for Sony’s fusion3 platform on CyanogenMod. That platform includes the original Xperia Z line of devices (Z, ZL, ZR, Tablet Z, Tablet Z Wifi). Most of my work went into the platform and the 2 tablets, since I actually own one of these. By now, I …

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WinUAE Help 2.2.7

Thanks to Peter Hutchison, who has been working on the help file for an unbelieveable 12 years already, you can now find version 2.2.7 in the download section!

Slow TomTom

Cherish your old satnav, despite it being a bit slow? Have map updates you want to transfer over, but it takes 14 hours or more to complete? Here is a hint: stay away from USB3 ports, that should speed up the transfer… Way to go, TomTom (One, XL).

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