POSTS TAGGED: Samsung Galaxy Gio

Android 4.4 Available for Samsung Galaxy Ace, Fit, Mini, Gio

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It’s been quite some time since Google launched Android 4.4 KitKat, alongside its Nexus 5. Google has even released two point revisions to the OS. And despite lacking official support, the Sony Xperia Tipo and Google Nexus Onehave already gotten unofficial ports of this OS. The number of older devices running KitKat gets bigger and bigger every day.

Now, developers from the AndroidArmV6 group, most notably XDA Recognized Developers psyke83 and erikcas, XDA Recognized Contributor yajnab, and few others did some remarkable development and brought initial builds to some extremely popular Samsung devices: Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Gio, Galaxy Mini and Galaxy Fit.

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HTC Sense 3.5 Up And Running On The Galaxy Gio

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Whether you love it or hate it, HTC Sense has a habit of making an appearance on unexpected devices. The latest to join the club is the Samsung Galaxy Gio. No you didn’t misread that, I said Galaxy Gio.

XDA Senior Member voetbalremco is the person behind this. As you may expect, there are bugs so don’t go trying to use this as your daily driver just yet. While issues with RIL and SD Card detection have been fixed, there are still some remaining issues with WiFi, Bluetooth, sound, sensors, and so on. However, it does boot and offer basic functionality, even if only to marvel at the wonder (or travesty, depending on your point of view) that is Sense on a Samsung device.

The ROM itself is based on the latest Chi. . . READ ON »

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Unofficial CM10 for the ZTE Blade, Galaxy Ace, and Gio

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It’s always nice to see older and lower spec devices brought up to date and in line with the heavyweights. Those with ARM v6 devices such as the Samsung Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Gio or ZTE Blade, might not have ever expected to see your device running Ice Cream Sandwich, let alone Jelly Bean. That, however, is not how things work here at XDA. There’s always somebody out there who refuses to accept that their device will not run the latest version of Android. Thankfully for the three devices I just mentioned, they were right.

While XDA Senior Member Matt4321 has posted an unofficial version of CM10 by konstaT for the ZTE Blade, XDA Senior Member Maclaw has been doing the same for the Samsung Galaxy Ace and Gi. . . READ ON »

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Script for Samsung Galaxy Gio Promises Lag-Free Performance

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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:

-MinFree enabled
-Touchscreen sensivity increased
-Zipaligning apps while Booting
-Less aggressive settings for kernel
-Turbo Charged,Makes The launcher very smooth!!
-Better VM manage

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