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  1. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42 Moderator This Topic's Starter

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  2. bluenova

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    Nice, I think I'm gonna go back to Villain. Home keeps restarting on Sense.
     
  3. premiump

    premiump Well-Known Member

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    :mad: This zip is not playing with me

    Verifying update package ...
    E: Corrupt file:
    systems/app/Phone.apk
    E: Verification failed

    Installation aborted.


    Thanks God for Nandroid! :)

    So, is it the zip or do I have a problem?
     
  4. SammyC

    SammyC Active Member

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    Flashed this ROM this morning, seems nice and smooth so far but still early days. keyboard lag is very very minimal much better than I was getting with 5.5 but this may be due to the complete wipe and flash that is required with 6.0.

    Camera is not green and seems not too grainy as long as ISO is kept at auto.

    Only niggle is that Android smilies are not enabled, well that might be because the keyboard has
    Code (Text):
    1. ;)
    buttons rather than
    Code (Text):
    1. ;-)
    buttons.
     
  5. phillevy

    phillevy Well-Known Member

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    Regretfully, I had to go back to 5.5. So much is improved in 6.0, however I found that I had lost all multi-touch support - in browsers, pic and maps. I had done a full wipe beforehand so don't know what more I can do.
     
  6. premiump

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    Its on! Just copying back my sdcard data now.

    Will persevere with this Villain release, the OTA updater should fix any bugs found pretty painlessly.

    Right, I need to go find Jaffa's Orange MMS thread ... ;)
     
  7. phillevy

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    Might be worth holding out til later today - 6.1 will be landing:

    Today. It should add FriendStream and widget, languages, multitouch fix for maps etc. and a whole load of other random little fixes. It's a nice bundle of fixes, and I'm looking forward to trying them all out.
     
  8. stoney73

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    sounds good.....will leave off changing from sensehero 2.1 b3 for a while, til some opinions appear.
     
  9. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42 Moderator This Topic's Starter

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    Sammy, I'm guessing you're talking about the HTC_IME mod keyboard? (That's the only one that has smiley buttons I think). You can define your own smiles in the settings if they're not right. If you're using another version of the htc keyboard.... the modded one is probably better :p

    The improved responsiveness + normal coloured pictures is down to the new kernel I believe. It also lets you overclock to 710MHz if you're feeling adventurous :p You might find that when turning the screen if the phone's been in sleep mode on things look a bit purple. It's annoying but turning the screen on and off again sorts it.

    I think I'm going to stick with 6 for now. It seems slightly better than SlideVillain so far.
     
  10. phillevy

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    Xtiro - can you confirm that multi-touch zooming works for you - I seem to be the only one reporting this bug, but it is acknowledged as a fix in 6.1?
     
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    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42 Moderator This Topic's Starter

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    It works in my browser (Xscope) and in the albums app. Not on google maps though.

    I'll try the brut.al version of google maps (the one that comes with some custom ROMs).

    EDIT: Nope, that one doesn't work either. Even though it supposedly 'force-enables MT'.

    I don't know about 6.1.
     
  12. phillevy

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    It dosen't work in the stock browser, skyfire, albums or maps with me - seems to be totally disabled:confused: Hopefully 6.1 will sort me out.
     
  13. SammyC

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    Works for me in album and standard browser, much weirdness when cropping a photo for the lock screen but then I don't know if that supports multitouch.
     
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    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42 Moderator This Topic's Starter

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    I don't think it does, why would it need to? You can 'zoom' just by dragging the edge of the box with one finger.

    I'm having some trouble with the overclocking on 6.0. I always set my phone to 528MHz when the screen is on, 250ish-300ish when the screen's off. But a few times it's got stuck permanently on 250 untill I reboot.
     
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    Was tempted but I think I'll stick to Cronos, seems to be less buggy and faster.
     
  16. SammyC

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    I've found it can sometimes take a few presses of the power button to wake the phone up after its been asleep for a while, I haven't overclocked anything to my knowledge unless its built-in?
     
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    I just wish they would fix some of the problems on their other Roms before releasing 6.0
     
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    2 things I noticed had been fixed - the splitting up of large text messages and the weather widget actually updates by itself.
     
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    Which ones and I believe 6.0 is done by a different person while Nathan concentrates on the other roms.
     
  20. stoney73

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    +1

    If only they could all work together, and stick to one rom, and get it 100% right.

    At the same time, before anyone accuses me of being ungrateful, I would like to thank them for their efforts, it is appreciated.
    The problem is.....some of us just want one perfect rom, that we can stick with, until the next perfect rom comes out. Instead of having to nandroid, wipe and flash and then find out that the new rom is worse than the previous one in parts.
     
  21. LABRAT

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    ive flashed to 6 tonight and find it more stable and quicker than 5.5 i can live without the multi touch for a few days untill an ota bug fix comes out..

    very nice startup animation as well... is that the same as what droid eris owners get as standard?

    good work villan guys
     
  22. premiump

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    Quite happy with this so far, much quicker than the previous ROM I'd been using (5.3). I'm not that bothered about lack of multi-touch support in certain apps, I use my Hero for email and texting mainly, both of which need little, if any, multi-touch. Saying that of course, any updates will be well received ;):D

    Not sure how to use the OTA updater though, there is a voice fix (6.0.1) and I downloaded it OTA, but expected a reboot and it'd install itself. It didn't. Any tips? :rolleyes:
     
  23. bluenova

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    Running well on mine at the moment, multi-touch works fine except for maps and the camara finally works properly again. The only issue I have is not waking from sleep properly sometimes, either get a black screen (with backlight) or a strange purple or green screen. Not sure I really want to mess with the cpu speeds unless someone knows some values that will not hurt battery performance or my hardware.
     
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    I think the problem is they test it on the few phones they have and iron out the bugs they come across but as you can see from this thread some people get bugs where others don't so they are only discovered when it's released to the masses. It's for this reason a 6.1 will come out so quickly.
     
  25. ticho

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    Any value higher than default will result in shorter battery life. It's simple - more ticks per second means more juice needed. Also, your phone may heat up slightly more, which could be a nice perk during cold, winter months. :)
     

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