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    Have you overclocked?
    Nope. I've rooted and have some kind of SetCPU profile and maybe optimised kernel, but that's it.

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    I like Sonic Advance (1), it's one of the two games I have ever completed
    On my phone I've only gotten through all the zones with Sonic, and I didn't get to any of the Special Zones, but I suppose I could do that later lol
    Cool, I'll probably check it out at some point. I was (and am) a big Sonic fan so on the MegaDrive I completed Sonic 1, 2, 3, Knuckles, 3 & Knuckles, Spinball and 3D. But the special stages of Sonic CD always got the better of me (and are still doing so!).

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    Sonic Advance 2 feels a bit weird, I don't really know what I'm meant to be doing so I just run and collect the stars when I see them :p:


    Both games run really nicely on my phone (with the sound off)
    What phone and emulator do you use? And I guess with the sound it lags?
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    (Original post by alex_hk90)
    Nope. I've rooted and have some kind of SetCPU profile and maybe optimised kernel, but that's it.

    Cool, I'll probably check it out at some point. I was (and am) a big Sonic fan so on the MegaDrive I completed Sonic 1, 2, 3, Knuckles, 3 & Knuckles, Spinball and 3D. But the special stages of Sonic CD always got the better of me (and are still doing so!).

    What phone and emulator do you use? And I guess with the sound it lags?
    Oh okay, I'm using a Hero (overclocked to 729 MHz) and Gameboid 2.4.6, which I don't think is on Play anymore, but can still be found :ninja:

    I was/am a big Sonic fan too but I never had a console and when I'd go to my friend's houses they wouldn't let me play :emo: so as soon as I had money I got a GBA and borrowed Sonic Advance :p:

    I think I'll have to try Sonic 3D and CD and Adventure on my laptop :excited: I'll get my USB controller and my emulator and it will be great :borat:
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    Ok, my sister keeps nagging me for a new phone but doesn't want to spend much money (no more than a tenner a month) and so I'm finding it really difficult to recommend a phone that isn't going to be **** in a few months

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    Nevermind, she's going to sign a 24 month contract for an original San Francisco. I can't wait to see what it's like in about 6 months when it's slowed to a crawl and I'll be like I told you so

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    (Original post by wizard710)
    Nevermind, she's going to sign a 24 month contract for an original San Francisco. I can't wait to see what it's like in about 6 months when it's slowed to a crawl and I'll be like I told you so

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    Yeah, the worst bit about new OSFs is that they're gen3, and I don't think there's even a way to flash back to gen2 if there was ever a need to put a better ROM on it. IIRC, at least it'll be 2.3.5 stock though. Unlikely to receive 4.0, still a chance though. It has had official 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3, who knows?
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    (Original post by Repressor)
    Yeah, the worst bit about new OSFs is that they're gen3, and I don't think there's even a way to flash back to gen2 if there was ever a need to put a better ROM on it. IIRC, at least it'll be 2.3.5 stock though. Unlikely to receive 4.0, still a chance though. It has had official 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3, who knows?
    New OSFs are not generally Gen3. Most Gen3s are foreign afaik. I bought one quite recently and it was Gen1.
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    (Original post by wizard710)
    Nevermind, she's going to sign a 24 month contract for an original San Francisco. I can't wait to see what it's like in about 6 months when it's slowed to a crawl and I'll be like I told you so

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    Ouch, I mean I'm still using mine but 24 months?

    Anyway, if she's willing to risk it, there is the possibility of ICS custom roms if its gen2, Cyanogen Mod 9 might be on the San Francisco and I believe there might be a very stable custom beta already. But given how my one is a bit sluggish as it is on CM7 (Gingerbread), I'll probably be due an upgrade soon.
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    (Original post by mahjongmagic)
    Ouch, I mean I'm still using mine but 24 months?

    Anyway, if she's willing to risk it, there is the possibility of ICS custom roms if its gen2, Cyanogen Mod 9 might be on the San Francisco and I believe there might be a very stable custom beta already. But given how my one is a bit sluggish as it is on CM7 (Gingerbread), I'll probably be due an upgrade soon.
    ICS on SF is still in relatively iffy beta. Most ROMs don't have camera/camcorder support or Youtube working properly plus other bugs.

    I've yet to try one, personally. Might do so after exams.
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    (Original post by G8D)
    ICS on SF is still in relatively iffy beta. Most ROMs don't have camera/camcorder support or Youtube working properly plus other bugs.

    I've yet to try one, personally. Might do so after exams.
    Same, give the developers time to sort out those bugs. I thought the YouTube one had already been fixed so thanks for clearing that up. Part of me though just wants to wait and get a phone that can handle ICS properly for Uni.
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    Yeah. I said unless you want to spend decent money on it then it will be slow in 6 months but never mind
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    (Original post by mahjongmagic)
    Same, give the developers time to sort out those bugs. I thought the YouTube one had already been fixed so thanks for clearing that up. Part of me though just wants to wait and get a phone that can handle ICS properly for Uni.
    I think it may just be HD Youtube that's iffy now.

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    Yeah. I said unless you want to spend decent money on it then it will be slow in 6 months but never mind
    Why will it be slow?
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    (Original post by G8D)
    I think it may just be HD Youtube that's iffy now.


    Why will it be slow?
    I dunno, I just get the feeling talking to people about cheaper androids + my experiences with my hero
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    The only seriously slow app on my Hero is Facebook, and that's not my phone's fault!
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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    The only seriously slow app on my Hero is Facebook, and that's not my phone's fault!
    Yeah Facebook is clunky as **** when it's refreshing.
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    (Original post by G8D)
    Yeah Facebook is clunky as **** when it's refreshing.
    Yes, it's like the devs didn't even try. It must take at least 20 seconds for it to load after I've opened it, I might as well just use the mobile site :nothing:
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    Yes, it's like the devs didn't even try. It must take at least 20 seconds for it to load after I've opened it, I might as well just use the mobile site :nothing:
    I usually do use the mobile site. BUT for a week it wouldn't load the touch site and would only give me the mobile version...

    I thought they might have been trying to drive traffic to the app but it's sorted now.
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    Took the plunge, updated to ICS on my SE Arc S, it's great! So quick and seamless, really enjoying it, beautiful interface, no major changes for me in terms of usability but I much prefer ICS to GB!
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    (Original post by longman240)
    Took the plunge, updated to ICS on my SE Arc S, it's great! So quick and seamless, really enjoying it, beautiful interface, no major changes for me in terms of usability but I much prefer ICS to GB!
    Official update?
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    (Original post by G8D)
    Yeah Facebook is clunky as **** when it's refreshing.
    I've found that the more recent updates have sorted most of it's performance issues.
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    Is anyone having an issue with Go Locker?

    All of a sudden mines freezing when I unlock, keeps going back to the standard lock screen, but won't let me do anything, and then within 5 seconds its fine again. Not a major problem, but damn annoying as its every time I unlock my phone.
 
 
 
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