Monthly archives: August, 2010

It’s a Droid Party

Who doesn’t love their Droid? From left to right, CyanogenMod 6 stable (2.2), Stock 2.1, Simply Stunning 4.7 (2.2). Update: Droid Incredible snuck into the mix.




Motorola 1820mAh BP7X extended battery for the Droid

The Motorola BP7X ┬áis the 1820mAh extended battery for the Droid 2. Since the D2 and D1 use identical stock batteries, this new D2 extended unit will also work! The battery comes with a new battery cover since it sticks out just a little bit more. If you have a Seidio Innocase, leave the blue…




Simply Stunning 4.7 Rom released

ChevyNo1 has released Simply Stunning 4.7 with a bag full of goodies. 1. Screen lag on any of the launchers should be improved! That being said – I really do recomment another launcher. I’m partial to ADW – ADW.Launcher v1.0.1 standalone Application for Android | Productivity, VERY small memory footprint. It is also now an…




New slayher Droid kernels

A user by the name of slayher over at the CyanogenMod forums has released his kernel compiles to the public. Included is the very neat interactive governor. The CPUfreq governor “interactive” is designed for low latency, interactive workloads. This governor sets the CPU speed depending on usage, similar to “ondemand” and “conservative” governors. However there…




Root your Droid

Our Droid rooting guide has been posted! Here’s the direct link or just click the menu link up top.




Make your Motorola Droid charger longer

As many Motorola Droid users know, the included micro-usb cable is really short. Unless you have an extension cord, it’s most likely not going to reach your nightstand for bed time charging. You can of course grab a new 6 foot cable from Best Buy or any major retailer. However, expect to pay almost $30…




Customize your Launcher Pro dock

We’re on a Launcher Pro kick over here since it’s such a great home replacement. One great option for LP is the ability to set a dock background. You can create anything that will fit the allocated space and load it up to match your theme. The above screenshot is from a quick mash up…




Make SetCPU settings stick

After upgrading to CM6RC2, I noticed my SetCPU settings were not sticking after a reboot. It would revert back to the default CPU speed of the kernel and clear my Advanced settings (32000, 50, 0, 0). A simple tap on the speed bar in SetCPU and it’ll bounce right back up, but this was annoying…