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Android BIOS-Esque Boot Animation
Assuming you all use a Windows computer (because the idea of any of you using an Macintosh makes us a little sick), have you ever booted up your computer and been greeted by the classic rolling lines of incomprehensible text, shooting past as quickly as the credits after Eastenders? (Not that I watch Eastenders). Well, I know I have, and still do. And I love it.
That’s why when I discovered this boot animation, posted by user XDA member Troid-845, imitating the booting of an Android device as though it were a Windows computer, I got a little excited. Little being an understatement.
The information does say the phone is a Vodafone 845, but we can overlook that part, considering it just looks awesome in itself.
If you’d like to download this animation and have fun being greeted by it every time you boot your device, head on over to the original thread!
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