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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Captain Stu, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Captain Stu

    Captain Stu Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    I know that's a subjective question but, to anyone who's flashed their Hero with 2.2, can you let me know which one you have (Cronos, Fusion, etc...) and how it's doing?

    I'm very tempted... :D
     



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  2. retrorom

    retrorom Well-Known Member

  3. peloquin

    peloquin Newbie

    I am running Froyo and its very fast, looks nice aswell, had no problems as of yet
     
  4. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42
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    I tried Fusion on version 1 and 3. It was ok but had a few bugs, like having to reboot to get things to download from the market. Battery life wasn't great and my hero was always running very warm.

    Froyd 1.1.1 is much better. It would definitely get my vote.
     
  5. k0rrupt10n

    k0rrupt10n Lurker

    I tried Fusion but much prefer Froyd - much nicer and a quick ROM. Camera aside, everything works great!
     
  6. bluenova

    bluenova OK Computer

    I've only tried Froyd but I can say apart from the camera issue this ROM is very very stable and very fast.
     
  7. Captain Stu

    Captain Stu Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    The word 'fast' being constantly mentioned is what is making me want to do this.

    :D

    OK, so the stock camera doesn't work and you need to download something else? No biggy... what about the big one though - FLASH VIDEOS?! That's the thing I need so I can rub my dirty Apple iSheep friends faces in. :D
     
  8. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42
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    No, unfortunately there's no more flash support than there was in 2.1. Maybe we'll get it at some point in the future though....
     
  9. Karum

    Karum Newbie

    Using Froyd from VillainROM at the moment and overall I'm quite happy with it's performance.
     
  10. daveybaby

    daveybaby Android Expert

    I think this is pretty unlikely, from what i've read the flash implementation in 2.2 utilises some of the advanced GPU capabilities found in the snapdragon processor (and its peers). In other words it's not just a question of clock speed, the hero simply doesnt have the hardware capabilities required to run the 2.2 implementation of flash.
     
  11. Captain Stu

    Captain Stu Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Crapsicles, keep forgetting to reflash my Hero! :D Might try tonight if I get a bit of time.
     
  12. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42
    Moderator

    Have a read through this :)

    http://androidforums.com/htc-hero/142146-flash-player-10-1-a.html
     
  13. daveybaby

    daveybaby Android Expert

  14. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42
    Moderator

    Froyd 1.1.9 has been released. Haven't flashed it yet but the download page makes it sound like there've been some pretty big changes.

    Even the camera works! :p
     
  15. kac

    kac Newbie

    Can confirm that the camera does work, and for Goggles, Barcode scanner etc. Other improvements mostly internal for even faster running. Can highly recommend this one.
     
  16. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42
    Moderator

    Yup, everything seems great so far.

    Only thing I found was, setting up the kernel to use the 'interactive' governor like they recommended was a bit sluggish. Even though my min/max overclock speeds were both 690, the phone kept jumping between 350-690.

    Switch to performance and everything's back to normal. Supposedly interactive gives the best battery life, but it didn't seem to run smoothly for me.
     
  17. marco712

    marco712 Member

    I liked the rom, so far Launcher pro is very similar and imo slightly faster so I decided to go back to v12 + launcher pro
     
  18. fangorn

    fangorn Newbie

    I'm on Fusion rite now and loving it, stable enough for me.
    I tried Froydvillain 1.1.1 previously, but I cannot connect to my office exchange server....
     
  19. bluenova

    bluenova OK Computer

    Strange, it's working fine here, only problem is lockpicker can't be used without Sence to get rid of the anoying password protection.
     
  20. Haiz

    Haiz Member

    I am on Fusion 2.2 rom build 6.1, works like a charm. Using the 691mhz version. Tried the 710 but was a bit laggy suprisingly. Looking forward to alpha then I dont have to keep reinstalling it lol
     
  21. fangorn

    fangorn Newbie

    ya, i know its weird, i even tried the older froydvillain is working, and then i re-flashed to 1.1.1 again is not working... anyway i'm loving the FusionRom for now :D
     
  22. rustynuts

    rustynuts Well-Known Member

    Lovin this rom working like a charm as you said got the 710 running on mine seems to have no problems best one i have tried yet
     
  23. mojo151

    mojo151 Lurker

    i just threw on 1.1.9 froyd left the stock kernal on it, and battery live is still 2 days same as 1.1.1 but my linpack went up from 3.8 to 4.2 with base clocks.
     
  24. marco712

    marco712 Member

    decided to try villain 1.1.9 but couldn't get it to work properly on my phone, it would keep forgetting my settings, fc's, and screen rotation would go all warped...

    using fusion 2.2 right now, seems a little slow... do i need to restart it a few times?

    Does anyone know how to sync fb contacts with phone contacts in 2.2? fusion doesn't have FB installed..
     
  25. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42
    Moderator

    Froyd 1.2 is out. The download claims it's mega fast, but I haven't tried it yet.
     

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