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If you have Samsung Kies installed, whenever you plug in USB cable between Samsung Galaxy S II and PC, Samsung Galaxy S2 will be detected as GT-I9100 in Computer. And Samsung Kies will be loaded. You can disable Samsung Kies from loaded automatically by turn off Auto-run ~ Run Samsung Kies automatically when device is connected at Samsung Kies Tools – Preferences. You can read / write your Samsung Galaxy S2 files in this MTP Application mode. However, certain operation like unzip file to SGS2 directly is not possible in this mode.

USB mass storage


CyanogenMod 7 for Samsung Galaxy S II may not be the most stable ROM. It is still in nightly development stage. But due to that, you can try the latest Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread GWK74 on Samsung Galaxy S2 now. And it is using XXKI3 baseband from latest official firmware.

Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread ROM for Samsung Galaxy S2


Yeah… Celcom Broadband mBasic (Mobile Internet) connection speed upgraded to 700kbps from 384kbps. No wonder my Samsung Galaxy S II is loading webpage faster than previously. Okay, without further ado, I benchmark it with SpeedTest. And the result…

Celcom Broadband mBasic SpeedTest


I play a lot of games with my Samsung Galaxy S II lately. However, it is not so comfortable to play games with wired earphones attach to it. So I planned to buy a Bluetooth stereo headset. There is lot of good quality Bluetooth stereo headsets to choose. After did some researches, I decided to buy Bluetooth stereo headset that support 3.5 mm earphones. I can use my own earphones in this case. And I can attach it to external speakers with 3.5 mm stereo plug too. Playing games on my Samsung Galaxy S2 will never be the same again… Samsung HS3000 and Sony Ericsson MW600 Bluetooth Stereo Headset are the finalists. Which one should I get?

Sony Ericsson MW600 Bluetooth Stereo Headset


Most of the smartphone CPU has multiple speed stages. Take Samsung Galaxy S II as example. It has 6 stages ranging from 1.2 GHz, 1 GHz, 800 MHz, 500 MHz, 200 MHz and deep sleep mode. Do you know which speed stage does your Android phone uses the most? If no, CPU Spy for Android is the application that will tell you. CPU Spy displays the time of the CPU spends in each frequency state. It is a useful tool to diagnose battery problems. And understand it better to tweak by overclock / underclock and undervolt.

CPU Spy for Android