Did you watch Apple's VP draw on his wrist during the Apple Watch announcement and wonder "why can't my Wear watch do that?" In typical XDA fashion, one enterprising forum member has brought similar functionality to Android Wear with a twist; it works on phones and watches alike, with other platforms on the way! The app is called Pinsy, and its release debut is a strong proof of concept with plenty of room to grow. You may remember the developer behind this project, XDA...
Script for Samsung Galaxy Gio Promises Lag-Free Performance
Script writers prove time and time again that ROM and kernel developers aren’t the only ones who can bring better performance and fun, new features to our rooted Android devices.
It is with that in mind that XDA Senior Member slaid480 has done some exploring around the Android OS core and come out with a script with a number of great and useful modifications to make the Samsung Galaxy Gio GT-S5660 more optimized than ever in a nice, clean, easy-to-install script.
The list of improvements is quite long, and includes:
-Touchscreen sensivity increased
-Zipaligning apps while Booting
-Less aggressive settings for kernel
-Turbo Charged,Makes The launcher very smooth!!
-Better VM management
-Handled Dalvik cache
-New way of loading Binaries
-Battery Life improvements
In order to install it, you’ll need ClockworkMod 4 or ClockworkMod 5 along with Android 2.3, so if this looks like something you’re interested in, make sure you get the proper recovery before flashing.
If you’re using a different script from slaid480, he wants you to know:
PS: If you are using One on My script you Should delete Them Then flash This one
Otherwise, you’re good to go.
For additional information, installation instructions, download links, shout outs and further requirements, you can find all that and more in the original thread. If you’re looking for a nice script that makes things work better, it’s definitely worth checking out.
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