It is supposed to rain much of the day, off and on. That means not a whole lot of outdoor activities and a whole lot of indoor ones.

There have been a few things lying around that need to be done and today is the day to do them. 

And all of them will be awesome nerdy fun.

First on the agenda was installing the new Nest thermostat. It's a wifi-enabled thermostat lets you control it remotely with Android or iOS apps, and connects to the internet and pulls the weather.

It's an interesting device.
Next on the agenda was loading a better ROM on my Android phone. I received a lot of recommendations for cyanogenmod and it's definitely one I'm going to check out eventually, but I'm not quite ready to give up the HTC sense on my phone so I went with a ROM specific to my EvoShift - MikShifted-G

Flashing a ROM on an Android phone is really easy these days thanks to such a supportive community. The whole thing took maybe half an hour from start (backing up current data) to finish (restoring some backed up app data).
Speaking of awesome communities, you know what also has a fantastic one? iOS. The latest jailbreak, Absinthe 2.0, was the smoothest jailbreak yet. Even easier and smoother than the first greenpois0n jailbreak  I did awhile back on my ipod - and that was pretty easy.
After messing around with some driver and SLI settings on my computer I was able to spend some quality time with the cat while I did some reading on the Arduino. As you can see, I make an excellent lounging extension.

All in all, it was a great day filled with small nerdy projects.

Tomorrow will be filled with my arguing with my PC as I upgrade it to Windows 7.



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