Installing Android x86 4.0 in Vmware Player

This is what I did to get Android 4.0 (x86 version) to work in my Vmware Player. First, download and install Vmware Player. Then, download the installation image (cd-image) of Android from Google: http://code.google.com/p/android-x86/downloads/list (I tried android-x86-4.0-RC1-eeepc.iso in this example). Creat a new virtual machine to run the installation: Point the “Installed disc image” to … Read moreInstalling Android x86 4.0 in Vmware Player

Windows 7 : Thumbnails folder.jpg not showing (on networked shared drive)

I had this annoying problem where only some of the folders in windows (7) would show the thumbnail, which was present as a “folder.jpg” file inside it. Most of the folders would just show the default folder-icon. Nothing I did would change this, except when I would navigate into the folder and back, the thumbnail … Read moreWindows 7 : Thumbnails folder.jpg not showing (on networked shared drive)

Converting AVI video for Archos Vision 43 MP4 player

Some tips on how to successfully convert any video-file to AVI compatible with the Archos Vision 43. In short: The Archos Vision 43 … … plays AVI MPEG-4 (divx/xvid) ONLY … can’t play B-frames … can’t play mp4 or mkv … can’t play h.264 Tools to use converting: EASY: PocketDivXEncoder NOT SO EASY: Mencoder You … Read moreConverting AVI video for Archos Vision 43 MP4 player