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Well it seems the Motorola Milestone 4(Droid 4) is coming, will available in US on December 22th, price at $199.99 by Verizon. Recently the full information of this ultimate phone is leaked, some said it is the slide version of Droid Raza, though I don’t like the sharp corner, I prefer the design of Milestone 1 and 2. 🙂
If you owned a DROID X2 and you are desired a Gingerbread update, I am happy to tell you the Android 2.3.3 official update is available now, Just connect to WIFI or 3G network and check your system update, if you have not flash a third party rom, you should get the system update news, follow the update wizard, download the update package and wait for the phone finish the Gingerbread installation. the en version is 1.3.232.en.US, size 100.8 MB.
kuyaDROID was updated on July 24, now with all working new features, only the VGA camera needs to fix. Good news is the auto brightness working normally again, WiFi tether still have some reboot bug, others all fine. the same as the previous version, the update zip package supporte both xRecovery and CWM recovery. Let’s see the changelog.
You think your CM7 is fast enough? Here is the way to make CyanogenMod 7 smaller and faster.
I tweak the original CyanogenMod 7(CM7) for Milestone A853 by deleting some application and services which is unnecessary for me, so if the application on the list that you are using it, just keep it in your system, To keep the system stable, I have tested the method, nothing is harmed, so you can use my optimization method safety.
There is lots of additional application in CyanogenMod 7 taken the Milestone A853 native rom storage, some of them even try to run in the background after the phone boot, eating more and more memory. If you are not a developer and take the Milestone for common use, just follow my suggestion and boost your phone.
Apps can be removed safety in folder “/system/app/”, the tools you need is R.E. explorer.
CyanogenMod 7 for Milestone A853 RC 12 has 5 points touch feature, well it sounds great, we could cut five fruits at the same time in Fruit Ninja, but after some hours with 5 points touch, some side effect just appeared, some games, for example, Fruit Ninja, it runs very slow after the game began a few minutes. It can be confirmed that the game runs normally if you remove the 5 points touch module. Another side effect is lag scrolling, So I think the 5 points touch module needs some work to improve.
Here is the way to disable the 5 points touch module:
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.
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.