We have seen the latest CyanogenMod 7 add the touch-to-focus feature in camera app, Nadlabak just merge it into CM7 for Milestone sources.
camera: Implement touch-to-focus
Touch-to-focus is implemented on supported cameras. Does not work in
camcorder mode yet (framework code is needed to support this).
kuyaDROID was updated to v2.5.116 on july 2, a Gingerbread rom sony ericsson x8, based on CM7, I have update the phone and test it for two days, phone be much more reliable, and good news is data connection bug which is mentioned in the froyo and gingerbread for xperia x8 comparison, is gone now, always be a EDGE connection.
Light sensor is activated for automatic backlights. And more performance futures added to CM settings, like overclock, but I don’t use it, because the Qualcomm MSM7227’s performance seems not get higher as the frequency increased, and the frequency can’t get too much high or the CPU might be damaged.
CM7 support overclock the Milestone cpu simply, the OMAP 3430 cpu original speed is 550 mHz, we can overclock it to 1000 mHz for getting snappy operating experience, but the phone will get to high temperature if you run HD games, consider it’s summer here, I subject to set a lower frequency, like 800mHz.
In the default CM7 overclock profile, 900mHz is the highest frequency, here is the method to get ride of the default setting.
Just in case you needed additional confirmation after our report that the DROID3 will be available starting July 7 via D-fill and July 14 in stores, we’ve got this for you. Yep, those dates are starting to pop up everywhere for our friends at Verizon, so unless something catastrophic happens with the shipments of phones next week, we’ll be seeing it.
According to informed sources, the Xiaomi company which is Lei Jun’s second foundation, will release its own brand of mobile phone: Xiaomi phone, it’s marketing vice presidented by Li Wanjiang, phone hardware manufactured by Motorola OEM.
Information which has confirmed is, the exact price is 2600 RMB, lower than half price of the same type of product, mainly selling to the mid-market, the main configuration is CPU: Qualcomm 1.2GHz dual-core CPU, not before rumors of 1.5GHz.
Xiaomi phone has a 4-inch, 480×854 resolution Sharp LCD screen. Touch Components: Taiwan TPK production of capacitive touch components; Accessories: Support for the replacement housing, there are a variety of color covers. Software: Built-in all of Xiaomi software, millet chat provide the same functionality as iMessages in iOS 5.
I have done some tests on Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 with different roms, I have compared serval roms that I have get these differences between Android 2.2 and Androi 2.3 on Xperia X8 below. I hoped this comparison can help you to find out which one to choose.
Maybe you would ask, why don’t you evaluate Eclair which is the sony ericsson official 2.1 rom, I would rahter to say, oh come on, don’t you realize the official rom is a littel boring and there is a lot of useless program eating your poorly battery? also the light sersor which drive the auto brightness being crazy.
I have taken Froyobread and kuyaDROID to compare, froyobread is based on CM6.1 and its latest version is v017 updated on 29 June, kuyaDROID is based on CM7.1 and its latest version is v2.4 updated on 26, June. Both of them is stable for daily use, fast, battery-saved. Now let’s see the differences between them. I will not use score software, just talking about the user experiences.
Google’s Android chief Andy Rubin tweeted this morning to announce that Google is now activating 500,000 devices each day, a 100,000 increase since it’s last announcement at Google I/O in May.
Rubin’s tweet also states that Android activations are growing at 4.4% week on week:
HTC smartphone based on Google’s Android operating system, and RIM, Apple and Samsung competition.
According to the IDC data research firm, in the first quarter HTC UK market share of 15%, last year was 7%.
HTC was expected that 1100-1150 million smart phones will be sold worldwide in this season, that is revenue doubled over the same period last year.
Fews days ago, A message which named “Motorola Atrix 4G Bootloader Has Been Unlocked” has been spread over the android websites, many people was doubted about the pictures, but that is true, Moto may begin to realize their promise, which is they will unlock the bootloader on their phones this year.