Let's start this with a disclaimer: I do not believe there is significant meaning behind synthetic benchmarks in correlation with real-world use. We've seen, time and again, some high-scoring phones output questionable performance. In this regard, Samsung is one of the usual culprits, and despite having opted for some of the highest spec configurations on each and every one of their flagships, many of them still managed to lag. Other top-tier devices, including the latest Nexus phone and tablet, managed to output...
Where to Start? – Full Android Guide for Beginners
Ok, so you are new on the Android operating system and sure you are dying to get your hands on your device and start tweaking/customizing, but where to start?. XDA Moderator timmymarsh wrote a complete thread containing links to the most important topics around Android Software and Hacking in General. You will find titles well organized by categories such as removing key-guard password policy, how to publish app inventor apps in the market, over-clocking your android msm7k device, how to flash a ROM without an SD Card and how to unroot android devices, amongst many more. The guide includes a big collection of themes, icons, games and apps as well. All you need to get your device the way you like it!
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Originally posted by timmymarsh
[REF] NEW Android “Sticky” Thread | Read Before Posting | Leave Sticky Requests Here.
This thread will list and link to all threads worthy of being “stickied”, it will be the only sticky in the forum (bar one) so please dont ask.
Please leave your suggestions for new threads to be added to this list below and a moderator will attend to this as and when necessary.
This thread will be cleaned once the suggestions have been added, so please dont be offended if your post disappears.
Sticky Roll up now up and running. Please leave suggestions for “stickies” here.
Many thanks for your help and support.
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