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Tomek Kondrat · Dec 28, 2013

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

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...

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Conan Troutman · Aug 17, 2012

HTC Sense 3.5 Up And Running On The Galaxy Gio

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...

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Conan Troutman · Jul 26, 2012

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

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...

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Former Writer · Jan 15, 2012

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...

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