POSTS TAGGED: Advent Vega

Advent Vega Honeycomb Port – Now With Hardware Acceleration!

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There is a thread in the Advent Vega section, created by XDA memberĀ Zebwen which deals with a Honeycomb port for this device. Please note that this project was started over at TabletRoms, which is the original source for the port. The dev as well as a few other devs, including XDA members newbe5 & Corvus, have been working hard and created a bit of a hybrid port with pieces of the SDK, the Motorola Xoom, and the ASUS Trasnformer. The port was not bad but suffered from many of the bugs that plague most other Honeycomb ports, the most notorious one being the lack of hardware acceleration. This missing piece makes the OS run like molasses when it comes to animations and screen transitions. Well, thanks to collaborat. . . READ ON »

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Tablet Tweaks RC2 for CyanogenMod Brings Your Tablet Honeycomb-Inspired Soft Keys

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Lusting after those ever-present soft keys that Google introduced in Android 3.0 Honeycomb? Luckily, XDA forum member and CyanogenMod developerĀ mad-murdock has been hard at work to stave off your upgraditis. In essence, the developer has added the ubiquitous Android soft keys to the notification bar, which he then moved to the bottom of the screen. Additionally, the full screen event handling has been modified such that the notification bar is now (almost) always present.

List of modifications (green = new since last build)

  • Toggle status bar top/bottom via cm settings. Changes position on the fly when setting is toggled.
  • Moved carrier and power notifications to bottom for bottom bar
  • Created “Ta
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Post CES Fora Added – Introducing the HTC Thunderbolt, EVO Shift 4G, Motorola Xoom, and Advent Vega

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CES brought quite a few new surprises (and some not so new) to the table of mobile technology. There have been many Android devices that were unveiled (officially anyways) and we can’t help but to get excited as we think that this will bring newer life into our forums. With that being said, we wanted to introduce some of the already rumored devices that were going to hit our little world. There will be two 4G capable devices hitting both US major CDMA carriers that we believe are going to make a shift (no pun intended) in the way things go right now. Also, we are introducing a forum for Motorola’s first Tablet. The devices from the manufacturer have been officially tough nuts to crack, but we believe that th. . . READ ON »

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