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Over-the-air (OTA) updates from your carrier or manufacturer cannot be directly applied on a device that has a custom ROM installed. This is due to many possible incompatibilities between the stock firmware and whatever code base the custom ROM is using. Therefore, most (if not all) custom ROMs intentionally disable any OTA checks that usually come ...


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IN App updates (Host files etc): Basically because you are in an arms race agains the advertising / app developers. The developers want you to see the advertising, as this is one of their sources of income. They are also aware of Ad-Block, AdAway, AdFree etc etc and are constantly trying new advertisers, new proxies and new methods of embedding the ...


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It's because Apple has to look only over its iPhone models, which are less in number. Also iOS is more efficient (runs well on old hardware). And Google also had claimed that KitKat will support low-on hardware devices well, and it does. But the problem with Galaxy Nexus is that Texas Instruments, its SoC manufacturer has discontinued SoCs and probably ...


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You can remove them, you just need to root your device and then download titanium backup and you will be able to clean them out completely! 1) How to root your phone? Depends on your device! 2) Stop updates? Go to apps, find samsung apps and there you have an option to specify when to update them! Choose none and you are good to go.


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have the same issues as the first bloggers that posted. I have the Nexus 4 16Gb and in February 2014, I cracked the screen and changed the digitizer. In the process I tore the lithium polymer bag for the battery and subsequently the phone started to have a sweet smell. After 5 days the phone started acting up with these ghost images which was typing the ...


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Using a cache cleaner, I freed up some cache, netting me a little over 130 MB free space in the app storage. I then updated, and it worked. Freeing the cache again after the update, I only had 100 MB left. I also saw that the cache for the Play Store was about 28 MB, so apparently that's the size of the download for the Chrome update. Using a disk ...


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You cannot remove those apps normally. What you can do is - disable them, at least you won't be getting annoying notifications. Open Application Manager -> All -> ChatON and click on Disable If you really want to purge them. You have to root your device.



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