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  1. t.burninator

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    Hi, a friend of mine has a stock ZTE Warp and he's been complaining that it's not stable especially when it runs out of memory. So I said that I'd research some custom roms to help make his phone less frustrating.

    I've done a little reading and so far I'm looking at Warp OEM, noob, and Droidsmith roms. Which one do you think would be the best for him? He needs his phone stable no bugs with as much baseline free ram as possible (since that 376 mb ram isn't getting any bigger). The rom I help him flash needs to be fast, so OC kernel yes-please, but it needs to have good battery life as well. I'm not sure what else he's going to need from his ZTE but nothing too fancy-themed since he's probably going to replace the launcher anyway.

    So yeah I'm looking at noob, droidsmith, and warp oem. Any one of those should be better than the stock image he just pulled 4422 in antutu last night, but stability is what he's going to need most, as lightweight as possible with nice speed and great battery life.

    What would you recommend??? Thanks in advance.
     

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    Try noob VIII.II first, only because it will give him everything all in one shot, Root, Rom, OC Kernel, Custom Recovery. If after that, he doesn't like it, easy, just flash a different Rom.
     
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    I'd say just test them all out. All of the devs here are amazing and released some pretty high quality stuff. I'm personally using the n00b rom though.
     
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    Gotta be a little faster than that i2f, I'm a ninja!!!:D
     
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    Looks like I've just gotten ninja'd too! xD
     
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    Yep I would have to agree and like Lilbit said if he doesn't like it, theres all the great talent around here im sure there would be one he likes........:D
     
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    check out the which rom is right for you? Thread :)
     
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    Hey! :)

    Did someone say fast, stable, lightweight and awesome battery life?

    This sounds like a job for Warp OEM :D
     
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    Shameless self promo!!:rolleyes: But the Rom does rock!!:D
     
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    LMAO yes it was but hey cant argue with the facts huh lol.....:rofl:
     
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    I would recommend the CTMod 3.80 Rom, it was just updated a couple days ago, it is very stable, very snappy and I do believe your friend would be very happy with it...
     
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    Lol, that sounds also like the updated CTMod 3.80, but hey both roms are pretty damn good... :p
     
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    Yes they are, im testing out CTMod now and liking it.....:D
     
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    Trueeee... but with PowerNap, Warp OEM just might corner the battery life market :D

    Okay, Self, okay, enough with this shamelessness! Geez...
     
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    Has anyone tried n00b'ing the latest version of CTMod? Does it break any features?

    EDIT: Whoops! Sorry! I posted in the wrong thread O_O
     
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    It could probably go in either thread they both have to do with CTmod... and I have 3.75 and I'm skeptical on updating because of the volume steps and the flashlight fix for noobed CTmod are essential to me :) I was thinking of making a NANDroid and then flashing the noobed mod on 3.80 and hope for the best :D
     
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    Damn wrong thread too just realized damn I wish I were on my laptop and not my phone then I would have noticed... to the other thread! Wheeee!
     
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    My friend seems to prefer droidsmith. Thanks for the help
     
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    Agreed. Hands down my favorite, although Noob is also great! I have used both extensively, and warp oem is my daily driver. Fast and stable with lots of extras!
     
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    Awesome 1 point for me
     
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    If your friend has any issues or suggestions for the rom please let me know
     
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    I'm glad you like it I tested it for Bloodawn for service functionality before he released it and as expected she passed with flying colors lol :p
     
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    LilNinjaBit! lol!
     
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