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How to upgrade Huawei WA1003A to a Feature Rich Firmware

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I am one of those guys who still have the Huaweii WA1003a Router provided by BSNL and its still working perfectly (guess a solid build) , but its nearly 7 years passed and  no new firmware update was provided , on asking for newer version of firmware in huawei forums... the reply was shocking as one of Huawei staff replied "Sorry , Quidway 1003A is a terminal product not a DATACOM router."(Source: http://forum.huawei.com/jive4/thread.jspa?threadID=319714&tstart=1&orderStr=9).
Ok, Finally i decided to put Third party Feature Rich firmware called  RouterTech Firmware
The upgrade process is a little difficult , but people who have knowledge of linux commands should handle this fairly easily. THIS UPGRADE PROCESS IS NOT FOR NOVICES AND ANY MISTAKES MAY BRICK THE ROUTER AND MAKE IT USELESS.

ALSO , MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ACCESS TO OTHER  MEANS OF INTERNET CONNECTION LIKE MOBILE GPRS / 3G AVAILABLE  IN THE EVENT OF YOU BRICKING THE ROUTER... YOU CAN USE  READ THE UNBRICKING PROCED…

HP WebOS is being made Open Source

WebOS is based on linux and is used HP Built mobiles like palm pixi , HP Veer etc.. the pros of it are really good UI (gesture control) and now HP decided to make it Open source , i think it sure will become a good competitor to Android OS as more and more hackers and developers collobrate for development of this solid mobile OS.