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Oxygen 2.3.2 Released [13/11/2011]

Adam G and group again have released a great ROM. By the looks of it Oxygen 2.3.2 is going to be the last release in the ‘honeycomb’ code name of ROMs.

Changelog
Added battery controls for brightness & sound in status bar power widget
Added compact carrier
Added croation dictionary
Added customized Launcher2 with plenty of new options and enhancements
Added option to turn off volume button music controls
Added swipe-to-clear notifications
Decreased bootup time
Improved lock screen animation
Improved media scanner, now scans all external volumes (/emmc & /sdcard)
Removed FM support
Removed useless wallpapers consuming 6.5MB
Reverted back to old battery percentage

Device specific changelog
Device specific settings menu added for NS & SGS2
Fixed battery drain on SGS2
Updated kernels for all devices

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OxygeN build.prop tweaks

Here is the build.prop I use on my Android OxygeN ROM with tweaks added that I have found to make my smartphone more enjoyable and snappier to use. The comments in the in the file tell what is happening. Also this build.prop has been modified for use in Australia (AU).

To use the build.prop file copy it to /system/build.prop with ‘root explorer‘ for example

# begin build properties
# autogenerated by buildinfo.sh
ro.build.id=GRJ22
ro.build.display.id=GRJ90
ro.build.version.incremental=eng.renan.20110824.225054
ro.build.version.sdk=10
ro.build.version.codename=REL
ro.build.version.release=2.3.5
ro.build.date=Wed Aug 24 22:51:07 BST 2011
ro.build.date.utc=0
ro.build.type=user
ro.build.user=renan
ro.build.host=ozone
ro.build.tags=test-keys
ro.product.model=HTC Desire
ro.product.brand=htc
ro.product.name=bravo
ro.product.device=bravo
ro.product.board=bravo
ro.product.cpu.abi=armeabi-v7a
ro.product.cpu.abi2=armeabi
ro.product.manufacturer=HTC
ro.product.locale.language=en
ro.product.locale.region=AU
ro.wifi.channels=14
ro.board.platform=qsd8k
# ro.build.product is obsolete; use ro.product.device
ro.build.product=bravo
# Do not try to parse ro.build.description or .fingerprint
ro.build.description=passion-user 2.3.4 GRJ22 121341 release-keys
ro.build.fingerprint=google/passion/passion:2.3.4/GRJ22/121341:user/release-keys
# end build properties

#
# ADDITIONAL_BUILD_PROPERTIES
#
ro.sf.lcd_density=240
rild.libpath=/system/lib/libhtc_ril.so
wifi.interface=eth0
#wifi.supplicant_scan_interval=15
ro.telephony.default_network=0
ro.opengles.version=131072
dalvik.vm.heapsize=32m
ro.media.dec.jpeg.memcap=20000000
ro.modversion=Oxygen-2.2.2
ro.rommanager.developerid=adamg
ro.config.ringtone=Sceptrum.ogg
ro.config.notification_sound=Castor.ogg
ro.config.alarm_alert=Alarm_Classic.ogg
ro.com.android.dateformat=dd-MM-yyyy
ro.com.android.dataroaming=false
ro.url.legal=http://www.google.com/intl/%s/mobile/android/basic/phone-legal.html
ro.url.legal.android_privacy=http://www.google.com/intl/%s/mobile/android/basic/privacy.html
ro.com.google.clientidbase=android-google
ro.com.android.wifi-watchlist=GoogleGuest
ro.error.receiver.system.apps=com.google.android.feedback
ro.setupwizard.enterprise_mode=1
keyguard.no_require_sim=true
persist.adb.notify=0
ro.ril.enable.managed.roaming=1
ro.ril.oem.nosim.ecclist=911,112,999,000,08,118,120,122,110,119,995
ro.ril.emc.mode=2
dalvik.vm.dexopt-flags=m=y
net.bt.name=Android
dalvik.vm.stack-trace-file=/data/anr/traces.txt

#
# ADDITIONAL ADDITIONAL_BUILD_PROPERTIES
#

# Hardware rendering (GPU)
debug.sf.hw=1

# Decrease dialing delay
ro.telephony.call_ring.delay=0

# improve scrolling responsiveness
windowsmgr.max_events_per_sec=150

# improve overall touch responsiveness
debug.performance.tuning=1
video.accelerate.hw=1

# battery saving by reducing wifi scan interval etc
wifi.supplicant_scan_interval=180
pm.sleep_mode=1
ro.ril.disable.power.collapse=0

# 3G signal tweaks
ro.ril.hsxpa=2
ro.ril.gprsclass=10 
ro.ril.hep=1
ro.ril.enable.dtm=1
ro.ril.hsdpa.category=10
ro.ril.enable.a53=1
ro.ril.enable.3g.prefix=1
ro.ril.htcmaskw1.bitmask=4294967295
ro.ril.htcmaskw1=14449
ro.ril.hsupa.category=5

# Fix some application issues
ro.kernel.android.checkjni=0

# Disable blackscreen issue after a call
ro.lge.proximity.delay=25
mot.proximity.delay=25

# hitting the volume rocker will not wake phone
ro.config.hwfeature_wakeupkey=0

# button lights on when screen is on
ro.mot.buttonlight.timeout=0

ro.config.hw_menu_unlockscreen=false
persist.sys.use_dithering=0
persist.sys.purgeable_assets=1
ro.mot.eri.losalert.delay=1000

Android 3D Gallery not loading albums or images

I have seen other out there that are having problems with Androids 3D Gallery with it not loading albums or images etc. and there is a lot of conjecture to how to fix the problem with workarounds like removing the ‘com.cooliris.media‘ directory in ‘/sdcard/Android/data‘ or moving all your images in ‘/sdcard/DCIM/Camera‘ to ‘/sdcard/DCIM‘ or rebooting the phone.

Well I got pissed with doing this when 3D Gallery decides to be a pita so I just installed QuickPic and have not looked back, QuickPic is lightweight and faster IMHO than 3G Gallery.

ZDbox – All in One Toolbox for Android v1.3 released

V1.3 Changlog:

  • Add 2 widgets( one tap operation)
  • Add vibrate mode in “Do not disturb”
  • Optimize traffic data refresh in notification area
  • Fixed app crash bugs

ZDbox is in Google Market now!
U can search it in Google Market with the key words “zdbox”
If you like ZDbox, please rate it in Google Market and share it with your good friends.

Reference:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=963199

HTC Desire Battery Life [part 2]

This just an update of my testing of different Radio ROMs to see what has given me the best battery life, this is what is working for me and I can’t guarantee others will get the same performance

Always running is:
3G Wireless / auto connect to WiFi points
ZDbox – update every 60 sec
Beautiful Widgets – update every hour
System Info Widget – update every 60 sec
SetCPU
NetCounter
Telstra Usage – update every 6 hours

As you can see from the screenshot bit over 4.5 days and still 10% battery life left.

The radio I am using is 32.44.00.32U_5.09.05.30_2 (RECOMMENDED by AdamG) as apparently Adam has included the RIL for that version too, and of course running the OxygeN 2.0.1 ROM.

For the people that use SetCPU in the images below you can see how I have it setup on my Desire

Images

ZDbox – All in One Toolbox for Android

I have been using this App since it first turned up on XDA Developers forum.

It has some nice features:

  • APP Lock
  • Battery Info
  • DnD
  • Task Killer
  • APP Manager
  • 2G/3G Traffic

Even though this App is still in beta at the moment it shows a lot of promise to be a very nice all in one toolbox app. I recommend checking it out, as it has made my life little easier.

As they say a picture speaks a 1000 words so I have attached some images of ZDbox 1.2.63 Beta on my HTC Desire running OxygeN 2.0.1

Apps I use on my HTC Desire

This is a list of some the applications I have installed on my HTC Desire and were I have downloaded them from.

From the Android Market

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