While HTC's latest flagship brings many new features, the aesthetic design of the device remains largely untouched in comparison to its predecessor. Many Android enthusiasts throughout the community were expecting a large redesign of one of the most beautiful handsets ever released, but what we got is something more along the lines of an 'HTC One M8S". So this begs the question, is the M9 worth the upgrade if you already own the M8? Current HTC One M8 users chime in and let us know your thoughts.
NSTools To Manage Various Tweaks
Fans of tweaking their Nexus S’s will be pleased to hear that XDA forum member arifhn has put together an Android app to manage lots of mods and tweaks including XDA member Ezeekel’s mods.
The app lets you select which tweaks you want to apply to your Nexus S including BLD, BLN, BLX, Custom Voltage, Deepidle, Liveoc, Screendimmer, TouchWake and more, meaning you no longer need to edit init scripts. The app restores settings upon boot.
If for any reason you want to reset NSTools config, you can just install reset_nstools.zip in Recovery.
NSTools is for Root users only and is available to download for free in the Android Market. For more information, head on over to the application thread.
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