Former Writer · Sep 4, 2012 at 03:00 am

CPU Temperature Monitoring with Custom Kernels on Galaxy S III

The Samsung Galaxy S III has been widely touted as one of the best Android devices currently available. As such, we here at the XDA Portal have been reporting on it extensively for quite some time. However, there are still some kinks to be worked out, even on this massively successful device, and one of those kinks just got fixed. Now, users can monitor their CPU temperatures in real time.

It seems like such a trivial thing, and no one can really explain why Samsung didn’t enable this in the first place, but that doesn’t matter anymore. XDA Recognized Contributor bala_gamer has posted a thread where users can enable CPU temp monitoring. The original method was discovered by XDA Senior Member viking37.

Initially it was thought that you had to have a stock kernel to get real time CPU monitoring, but after further research it appears as though all kernels support it. From there, you install System Tuner Pro with the Notifications Package. For more info, check out the original thread.


_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!

Former Writer

Former Writer is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. View Former Writer's posts and articles here.
Mario Tomás Serrafero · Jul 27, 2015 at 11:29 pm · 1 comment

OnePlus 2 Announced: Specs, Price and Details

The OnePlus 2 has just had its Virtual Reality Launch event, and at the XDA Office we all watched it live to see the new Flagship Killer attempt to make us never settle for anything else. The event itself was streamed through the OnePlus 2 Launch application, and now that it is over, we know plenty about the specifications and everything the new device is offering.   The device features a premium design with metal edges and buttons and a...

XDA NEWS
Mike McCrary · Jul 27, 2015 at 03:19 pm · 2 comments

A Helpful Guide to Music Streaming Services

With the launch of Apple Music, music streaming services have recently gained a lot of consumer interest, and as usual, Apple's foray into the market has caused disruption, as competitors scramble to introduce new features and modify their pricing structures in order to better compete, and as fresh users new to the market continue to evaluate and decide which service would suit them the best.   While many people are quick to denounce all streaming services as being a variable of...

XDA NEWS
Aamir Siddiqui · Jul 27, 2015 at 12:59 pm · 1 comment

New Android One Device Dead On Arrival

Today, Google announced the second generation of Android One devices, with the new Lava Pixel V1. The Lava Pixel V1 is made in collaboration with Lava International Limited, a handset company in India which competes in the domestic market against other competitors like Micromax, Karbonn and Spice. The device features a premium looking design, with a plastic back emulating a metal look and thin bezels on the front. The spec sheet of the device includes a Mediatek MT6582 processor clocked...

XDA NEWS