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EVO 4G - Froyo 2.2 'Vanilla' Android with Sense Widgets

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Dreamliner, Jun 22, 2010.

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Do you want the ‘vanilla’ Froyo 2.2 build on the Evo with Sense widgets only…??? (read below)

  1. Yes

    130 vote(s)
    86.1%
  2. No

    17 vote(s)
    11.3%
  3. Other (post info below)

    4 vote(s)
    2.6%
  1. Dreamliner

    Dreamliner Well-Known Member
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    I am a huge fan of the Fresh builds by Flipz over at Geek For Me – Sprint Evo 4g & CDMA Hero. I have a proposal for a new build (once able, of course) and wanted your guys opinions....

    I think most of us agree the best part of HTC's 'sense' is the widgets. HTC designed the Sense UI back in Android 1.5 days and it's a bit dated.

    The Froyo version of the Picture Gallery, Music Player, Dialer, App Drawer and Lock Screen are far superior to the Sense iterations.

    I think this would be the best build on the EVO:

    Froyo 2.2 'vanilla' build on the EVO with all Sense widgets.
    All hardware working. (cameras, 4G, etc)
    30FPS fixed
    Built in Tethering Ability
    Build in Overclock Utility
    Sprint Apps Gone (ability to install later)

    I'm talkin' the actual Froyo build here, not something that 'looks like' Froyo, not the HTC build with Sense disabled (still keeps the HTC Music, Gallery, Dialer, Lock screen etc.). I'm talkin' the full whammy, 'extra pickles' awesomeness.....

    I've already donated some $$ to Flipz, but if he can pull off this build, its worth a lot more $ to me...a lot. I'll definitely put out more if he could pull this off.

    Who agrees with me? Would you like this EPIC build on the EVO?
     

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  2. Private

    Private Well-Known Member
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    I like Motapa :D
    I like Motapa :D
  3. drksilenc

    drksilenc Well-Known Member
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    sense was completely redesigned from the ground up at android 2.0+ so it is not completely outdated at all...
     
  4. JackT

    JackT Well-Known Member
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    I would donate for this. I miss my old vanilla Android from the Droid. I miss having the ability to push the speakerphone button while the dialpad is showing. I plan on rooting as soon as a 2.2 is ready to go without Sense.
     
  5. sfasu77

    sfasu77 Member
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    That is exactly what i'm looking for, i'd even settle for no HTC widgets.. i just want an "everything" working froyo build!
     
  6. PSULightingGuy

    PSULightingGuy Active Member
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    Amen! since the widgets are optional anyway, I'll take a build like this! I don't use the Sense widgets or Launcher (LauncherPro rocks!) and I really do want Froyo!
     
  7. benjamin7062

    benjamin7062 Well-Known Member
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    Would love this exact thing. I could then stop checking the Evolution thread every day for updates. =)
     
  8. suprmallet

    suprmallet Well-Known Member
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    I would donate for that. Is this something Fresh is saying he will do if we donate?
     
  9. sadkins292

    sadkins292 Active Member
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    i would be happy to donate for that
     
  10. edriggers

    edriggers Well-Known Member
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    I would donate for this as well.
     
  11. WaSTeLaNd

    WaSTeLaNd Well-Known Member
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    welder lvl 1
    rosenberg tx
    I would donate definitely!!!
     
  12. djdisturbed

    djdisturbed Well-Known Member
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    DJ
    Burlington, NC
    I voted other b/c I'm not sure. I like the sense stuff BUT then again if there is something better then cool, but if HTC updares its sense stuff w/ 2.2 then i dunno.
     
  13. jwade80

    jwade80 Active Member
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    minister, student
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    I would donate for something like this too!
     
  14. ARR22

    ARR22 Well-Known Member
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    Network/System Administrator, I build and fix PC's
    Some where in Iowa. But born and rasied in Austin
    I like sense but I really like the vanilla android app drawer and the way it flies in when you hit the menu button. I also like their 3D picture gallery. And that it supports landscape for your home screens. But I like Sense's leap, 7 home screens, the weather widget with full screen animations and the friends stream widget, and the keyboards both dialer pad and qwerty/portraid mode. I wish Sense had all those things I like about stock android. It would be perfect.
     
  15. Zardos

    Zardos Well-Known Member
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    Straight Vanilla please. The UIs made by HTC/Moto etc are terrible and need to be stopped.

    Voted other.
     
  16. Jaybot

    Jaybot Well-Known Member
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    This would be the perfect build. If he can create this, I would be extremely happy and would most def. donate for this, and his time. Someone pass this to him!!!! =)
     
  17. jthurs

    jthurs Member
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    Yes! I got five on it.
     
  18. kottonface

    kottonface Member
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    That build would be simply brilliant. :D
     
  19. buMitch333

    buMitch333 Well-Known Member
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    would definitely donate to this! i've always thought it would be the perfect combination
     
  20. ep3n3wp

    ep3n3wp Well-Known Member
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    I got a twenty on it...
    An extra 10 if full hdmi out!! :)
     
  21. freeza

    freeza Well-Known Member
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    Pretty sure Sense widgets need Sense framework, which in turn needs Sense installed, which in turn needs Sense enabled for them to work. Awesome idea though.
     
  22. Dreamliner

    Dreamliner Well-Known Member
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    Yeah, I've moved past Sense all together. There are better alternative widgets in the Market anyhow. I just want vanilla Froyo. Until someone gets vanilla Froyo on the Evo, I'll be sticking with LauncherPro, Beautiful Widgets and Flikie.
     
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