Google announced today that it will be bringing ads to the Play Store, and while that will surely annoy the majority of us, it isn't the only thing that sucks about the Play Store. From the lack of clear communication with developers to ridiculous restrictions, there are a handful of very annoying things about Google's approach. Let us know what bugs you the most about the Play Store.
Useful Modifications for Photon 4G Running CM9 and MIUI
Rarely do you see a huge collection of mods and fixes in a single thread, but it’s a great thing when it happens. This is the now the case for the Motorola Photon 4G, which has received what amounts to an entire thread full of modifications, fixes, themed apk files, guides and whatever else you can think of.
While many forum members who contributed to the thread, XDA Recognized Contributor Th3Bill is the one compiling all of these contributions into one spot for ease of access. The thread contains dozens of mods, guides, and themed apps for users running CyanogenMod 9 or ICS-based MIUI to check out.
The best part? None of the modifications are difficult to use, so whether you’re a flashing pro looking for a MMS fix or among those not so tech savvy looking for help, the thread is sure to provide some assistance. Inside the thread, you will find guides to fix non-booting CM9 flashes, some boot animations, a MMS fix, themed apps, and more. There is even a wipe script so users don’t have to do it manually.
For users running CM9 or ICS-based MIUI, this is definitely worth a visit. Get started by visiting the original thread.
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