Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
Comprehensive Guide to Overclocking Your Galaxy S III
Overclocking your CPU can be a lot of fun. When successful, one can experience anything from increased performance to less game lag. Despite the hit to battery life, overclocking is a pretty popular activity among electronics owners. Something that not so many people know, though, is that overclocking a mobile device can involve more than just changing the processor clock. Many kernels also allow one to change the processor voltage and sometimes even overclock the GPU as well. For Samsung Galaxy S III owners, you now have a guide to help you make sense of it all.
The guide covers pretty much all of the basics including the advantages and disadvantages of overclocking and underclocking, the advantages and disadvantages of undervolting, and a list of commonly stable overclock and underclock values along with their stock voltages, though one must keep in mind the highly variable nature of individual pieces of silicon. Of course, most are aware of the advantages of overclocking. Usually it means a faster GUI, faster application load and response time, and just all around improved performance. However with that comes some risk, such as blowing out your hardware entirely. Written by XDA Recognized Contributor bala_gamer, the guide covers pretty much everything and includes everything you need to get started, such as an overclocking-compatible kernel and all the necessary tools.
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