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VGA Rockbox Android Port Now Available
Are you an avid user of Rockbox? Here’s a bit of background – Rockbox is an open source firmware replacement for digital audio players and includes a wide ranger of sound settings sometimes not available from your device’s original firmware.
If like XDA forum member JesusFreak316 you are fan of Rockbox and want to use it on your mobile Android device, then you’ll be pleased to hear that multiple resolution versions have been ported over to Android and precompiled into ready-to-install apk’s.
However, JesusFreak316 found that a VGA version was lacking and so decided to compile this version for all VGA device owners running the Android OS.
Currently, there is a font size issue but the XDA member has posted a manual fix for this whilst he is building the fix into a revised apk file.
For more information and to try out Rockbox VGA, visit the application thread.
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