Category: Android

Upgrading bq Pascal 2 to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Recently I found out in the bq readers website that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean firmware was available for my bq Pascal 2 and decided to upgrade it. According to the instructions on the bq website it should be very straightforward  process: copy the “.img” file to the root of the internal memory, reboot the



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Adding 3G to a bq Pascal 2 tablet

Hi! 🙂   Some time ago I bought a cheap tablet, a bq Pascal 2. Basically, it is just one of those cheap chinese-made Android tablets but with a spanish branding. It runs Android 4.0.3. I only wanted it to read some ebooks, check my email, browse the web and use google maps and I thought



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A wild Android phone appears… Huawei Ideos X3

So, last week I was in the lab doing some computer vision programming when my PhD supervisor came in and dropped a Huawei U8510 Ideos X3/Blaze in my table. “I found this on the way. It was on the road being run over by cars. I think you can get some parts from this”, he



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