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SetCPU for Root Users Updated to v2.0.0b

Since we last wrote about SetCPU, it has received a major update to v2.0 and more recently to v2.0.0b.For those of you who have not been following XDA forum member coolbho3000's work, SetCPU for Root Users is an application that lets you tweak certain aspects of the Linux cpufreq driver, allowing for overclocking, underclocking, and...

SetCPU for Android Root Users

SetCPU is a useful 'on the fly' clocking tool for Android root users developed by coolbho3000.  SetCPU has been around since April 2009 and has been receiving regular updates.It will work with rooted Android devices only on 1.5 (Cupcake), 1.6 (Donut) and 2.0/2.1 (Eclair).Supported devices include (but are not limited to) HTC Dream, Magic, Hero,...

Open Source Performance Control App Tweaks CPU and More

Let's face it: One of the biggest reasons that most of us choose Android over other mobile operating systems is freedom. Given the modular and open source nature of the core OS, as well as the intent system and how default handlers can be set for just about any task, Android affords its users a...

Active Development for the Motorola MotoACTV

"Wait, what is the Motorola MotoACTV? Doesn't sound very familiar."Unbeknownst to many, the MotoACTV is an interesting device released by Motorola all the way back in 2011 that acts as a part-time watch, and a part-time fitness tracker. With Bluetooth, WiFi and GPS support, it also interestingly came with Android Gingerbread, thus making it a...

Manage Your CPU with CPU Adjuster

There are a variety of ways users can control their CPUs. This includes a variety of apps like SetCPU, tools like Daemon Controller, and scripts like CPU Editor Script---each with a shared set of core functions with a few unique features. There is now a new CPU app out there for root users.The app is...

AT&T HTC One X and HTC EVO 4G LTE Overclocked to 1.8GHz

Overclocking a device can have a lot of uses. It can help eliminate the last few traces of UI lag, it can make games run faster, and it's always fun to point out that a dual core running 1.8GHz is faster than most desktop computers were 10 years ago. Despite the setbacks, users generally enjoy...

CPU Editor Gives Users Total Control Over CPU

Having complete control over the CPU is one of the big reasons why Android devices get rooted. Some enjoy overclocking the CPU to boost performance, while others enjoy underclocking the CPU to conserve battery life. Applications like the popular SetCPU and modifications like the HTC EVO 4G LTE dual core mod give users more control...

Get More Control of Your HTC Sensation With TakeControl

Getting control of the CPU core(s) in your device has been all the rage recently. And with the ability to turn cores on or off as well as over and under clocking them, users have the ability to fine tune their CPUs nicely.While most recent HTC CPU control modifications have centered around the flagship One lineup,...

Take Control of Your HTC One X Cores with CoreControl

There are a number of applications out that help alter your CPU in some way. Whether it's choosing the governor or overclocking your CPU, the apps available now have been adequate for most purposes. However, with the releasing of quad-core phones mixed with the Android community's endless need to tinker to perfection, the classic CPU...

Just When you Thought SU Was Great, Something Better Comes Along – SuperSU

Superuser, the final frontier for those seeking for root on their devices. These are the voyages of a small tool that surfaced a few years ago based on the idea that some apps required more from our devices to work properly. Superuser has become a standard on xda-developers, much like theming and roms, and definitely...

Tweak and Measure Performance With Benchmark and Tuning

From Quadrant to AnTuTu and from SetCPU to Voltage Control, there are plenty of benchmark and tuning applications available on Android. Most of them are reliable, although some benchmarks are a little outdated. Luckily, there are newer apps coming out all the time that help keep things up and running.Enter Benchmark & Tuning. XDA forum...

Change Your Clocks, Governor, and Scheduler with SimpleOC

By now, surely everyone is familiar with SetCPU---the fantastic mobile overclocking app that made its debut on the forums back in 2009 and was featured on our Portal almost two years ago. And that's with good reason, as XDA Forum Member coolbho3000's creation has enabled countless users to delve into the world of mobile overclocking. Similarly,...