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In theory, your phone should perform considerably faster with CyanogenMod 11, because KitKat was designed with entry/mid-level phones in mind; requiring only 512 MB of RAM to run. (See this page about Project Svelte for more information.) CyanogenMod also adds a whole slew of features like Heads Up Notifications and Privacy Guard on top of the AOSP code, so ...


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If the logs are really bothering you, you can deal with it two ways. Options one is to turn them off. You can do this with adb shell setprop log.tag.BadTag ERROR That will only log them if it's error or higher, but you'll have to kill the application before it'll listen. The second option is to use logcat directly and filter out what you don't care ...


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I understand that read/write speeds are dependent on what the phone is, and what the SD card is, but since both are flash memory, I thought the read/write times would pretty much be around the same. That is a wrong assumption. While they're all flash technology, there's a very wide certain in the speed of the storage. A Class 2 SD Card has a minimum ...


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If its downloading 1 file from 1 site - barely works: Its offloaded to modem. If its downloading via torrent - Might work harder; decrypting, hashing, etc... Basically Downloading takes little CPU -----> I am gonna guess youre asking "Why does downloading eat my battery so hard?" If that is the case: Then Think of your Cell(3g,4g,etc) and Wifi As giant ...


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The launcher usually is considered to be the homescreens and app drawer, and they come in all sorts of flavors and designs. When you hear people talk about "stock" Android, this usually is what they're referring to -- homescreens and app drawer unchanged from what Google includes in the open-sourced code.


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A launcher, in simple terms, is an interface for your home screen; it determines the appearance of it, if you like. If you were to install a 3rd party launcher (Nova is quite common), it would not run on TouchWiz, nor would it uninstall it. If you do install a new launcher and want to go back to using TouchWiz, it's just a simple matter of tweaking a few ...


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Resetting a Device that's Off Power down your device. Before you begin the reset procedure, you will need to completely power your device off. (If the device is frozen, you can pull the battery out to turn it off.) Press and hold the recovery buttons. The buttons vary from device to device, so you may need to look up the instructions for your particular ...


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Do you have an external sdcard in your device? If so, remove it and try again. When sdcards start throwing errors and have to remap sectors it kills their performance. As this is usually an indicator for a dying sdcard i would suggest to backup any important data you have on it.


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I set up auto fstrim with Device Control [root] and after a few weeks have not seen the same degradation I was seeing before. I am running CM12 lollipop nightlies. You can set it up in Extras >Filesystem :


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I used samepage merging a long time ago until I just recently updated my device and back then it worked perfectly. There were no problems regarding speed, errors (no graphical artifacts, inaccuracies, bricks etc.) or safety. Samepage merging merges two identical portions of data in RAM to the same memory pointer which then saves the extra amount of memory ...


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According to Wikipedia: High Speed Packet Access and Evolved HPSA, HSPA+ has a theoretical maximum download of 84 Mbps and an upload of 10.8 Mbps. Using Dual Cell Technology, it can be doubled to 168 Mbps download and 22 Mbps upload. This suggests that the upload speed will not be anywhere close to the download speed. Doing a search for HSPA+ 21 Mbps, most ...


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First I would jump into the developer options and play around with rendering settings in there. This is going to pertain to the GPU probably a lot more than the CPU. You can also enable some helpful rendering overlays to get visual feedback regarding touch areas, rendered areas, and gpu utilization. Unfortunately I can't say that one particular item or ...


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This is probably a bug in the custom ROM you've installed. You should report it to the developer of the ROM, and either wait for it to be fixed in an update, or use a different ROM.


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depends from which version if for Example your going to Update to 4.4.x then Yes you should do it. Version 4.4.x has a big leap on any Device. check out this Kitkat 4.4.x other versions not so much for example Samsung released 4.3 and from 4.2.2 it has downgraded performence. Hope it Helps.



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