Rooting and Overclocking for Noobs – Chad Hughes – XDA TV
In Chad’s newest episode of XDA TV, he talks about three important tools for those that are interested in rooting and overclocking their Android phone. He offers some pointers and tips that will be especially helpful to those that are new to the process. Click on to see the episode!
Please read about SetCPU thoroughly before attempting to change clock speeds and set profiles. Do not use Root Explorer to delete files unless you’re absolutely sure that you know what you’re doing, and if you aren’t 100% sure, seek help first.
Also, when using ROM manager, it will ask you to flash Clockwork Mod Recovery. DO NOT DO SO FROM ROM MANAGER. Use XDA-Developers forums, and find your devices specific forum, and find out how to install clockwork from there. Edify is not playing nice with everyone.
One new feature of "Android M" (speculation on potential names welcomed on the back of a postcard) which gained little attention at Google I/O so far was the introduction of a new, automatic backup feature for application data. Obviously, it's still early days yet, though you can download the developer preview (if you're brave!), so we can't be sure of the final implementation, but there are a few gotchas here that developers should be aware of. Automation The first is...
It has now been seen that Android M will receive a new app drawer as part of the stock launcher. The first four icons you will see in your drawer now will be automatically updated to represent your recently used applications. Whether or not this will be directly based on those apps seen in your recent apps menu or uses a combination of that and your most frequently used apps remains to be seen. Below this is the start of a standard...
The keynote we had all been waiting for has just ended and it's time to enjoy all the new Android goodies! Google announced tons of awesome new stuff today so there is definitely a lot to check out. Let us know which Google IO announcement you're most excited about and why in the comments below.