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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Snake X, Dec 25, 2011.

  1. Snake X

    Snake X Android Expert
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    :S I'm verry iffy on this program.. I want to know if it would be a good idea to put this on the warp to play games such as fruit ninja THD or games from the nvidia tegra zone..
     



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  2. HeroLau

    HeroLau Well-Known Member

    Please check by yourself and post your results.
     
  3. Snake X

    Snake X Android Expert
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    Well.. Here goes (I'll edit this post once I'm done)

    Edit: this is why I didn't want to do it (sorry for the pic being upside down)

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  4. jimmymorfue

    jimmymorfue Newbie

    I believe its ok if you try it, you could always flash the original firmware off of ZTE.

    (but to be more specific... what is it exactly that chainfire does for the games?)

    Im actually currently playing a nvidia based game on my warp.

    Its ShadowGun and works perfectly fine without chainfire.
     
  5. Snake X

    Snake X Android Expert
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    Chainfire is an app that translates GPU code from one chipset instruction set to another. For example, if a game is written for the Nvidia tegra 2 chipset but your phone could still probably do it and didn't have it, chainfire will translate that code to communicate with your say.. qualcomm arduino gpu so it can play it without an actual tegra chipset.

    Before I try it, I'd rather wait for a custom recovery to back up my phone rom.. :S
     
  6. jimmymorfue

    jimmymorfue Newbie

    Ahhh ok i see. I also understand custom recovery is very useful but you dont necessarily need it to recover just in case it messes up. I accidentally erased the boot process with Root Explorer, and then it wouldnt even boot up. As long as you can put it in FTM mode its all fine. (FTM mode would be like putting it on custom recovery.


    EDIT: Quick question! I dont seem to be getting my firmware update? is it because of the are im in?
     
  7. Snake X

    Snake X Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    are you sure you have all your drivers installed? how are you not getting your firmware update also?
     
  8. jimmymorfue

    jimmymorfue Newbie

    Drivers installed as in how? Well ill go to system update settings on the warp and hit firmware update but it just keeps on telling me im up to date.
    Is there a way to get the update online? Or is it OTA only?
     
  9. Snake X

    Snake X Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    how do you know you're not already up to date
     
  10. jimmymorfue

    jimmymorfue Newbie

    I know because when i look at about phone it tells me its build B07

    The new one is B08
     
  11. acidburnd

    acidburnd Newbie

    I install this program and the phone boot for me
     
  12. HeroLau

    HeroLau Well-Known Member

    Noob's ask: try it yourself first before share your favorite apps,please! the apps make collision with mine:mad:
     
  13. Snake X

    Snake X Android Expert
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    I never said this was my favorite app? I never even tried it.. What apps make collision with what?

    Your not making much sense
     

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The ZTE Warp (N860) release date was October 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Snapdragon S2 processor, and 1600mAh battery.

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