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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Andronix, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. Andronix

    Andronix Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Can't believe there is not a single thread about how close Drakaz is to release next GAOSP beta with Froyo 2.2 cooked in. So kudos to Drakaz!

    So far, everything that worked on beta2 of Eclair, works on Froyo as well + we're getting more general speed increase + 3d gallery rotation fix + new froyo features (wifi hotspot, USB Tethering, Select Text on Web Pages, in Email, Android Market "Update all", faster browser, ...) + mods (openvpn,...)

    Camera is not there yet, drakaz is fixing all small quirks of Beta3.


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  2. bitxboi

    bitxboi Android Enthusiast

    donated 10€
    I hope FroYo is worth it, performance and battery-wise
     
  3. dryhte

    dryhte Well-Known Member

    If it's all a little faster, I might go ahead and say screw you to the camera ;) I had performance trouble with GAOSP beta2 but I'll be happy to try beta3 and stick with it :)
     
  4. reachingmike

    reachingmike Lurker

    Hi All, am a new owner of this phone - can anyone tell me if this beta or any of the others can play flash movies - I was told android 2.2 includes flash 10.1

    Thanks
     
  5. Cougar

    Cougar Android Enthusiast

    grab the Skyfire browser.
     
  6. Hark

    Hark Well-Known Member

    Got to feel sorry for people who are told to get an Android phone over an iPhone because it has Flash and then get a Galaxy. You forget how little non-technical people know.

    While this is amazing work by Drakaz the camera is a real show-stopper for me. I realise it's not his fault, Samsung and their proprietory software and drivers are preventing him. They really should help him, it'd be win-win for everyone.

    I got a new phone from o2 2 days ago running Donut and I must say i'm surprised how fast it is. Admittedly I've not installed anything yet, but it's much faster than Galaxo 1.6.3.3 which was what I had on my previous unit. Be interesting to see how things fare with Froyo.
     
  7. porga

    porga Well-Known Member

    @hark

    which phone, i7500 with donut?

    from store?

    Which firmware version?
     
  8. Andronix

    Andronix Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    don't expect flash nor flash lite on i7500 anytime soon if ever
     
  9. Hark

    Hark Well-Known Member

    @porga: I had my phone in for repair/replacement, was hoping for a different phone, but they gave me a new i7500 instead (imagine my joy!). So i'm back to Donut and much as I miss 1.6 it is zippy, no dialpad bug, no dropped calls, lock button working fine and battery seems robust. I only wish there was something to complain about (apart from Donut) so I could try to persuade o2 to give me a new phone!

    Baseband: I7500XXII4
    CSC Ver: I7500O2UIK3

    I guess this is a newer build (somehow) than I had before because I remember so many bugs with II4 in the past.
     
  10. porga

    porga Well-Known Member

    So they still have new i7500 units, and Samsung drop support on them. nice...
     
  11. Hark

    Hark Well-Known Member

    Ha no doubt a few shelves filled with boxes of unwanted Galaxies.... sitting opposite empty shelves marked for iPhone 4s...
     
  12. Alonski

    Alonski Newbie

    Andronix so Flash in Froyo won't work?
     
  13. Andronix

    Andronix Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Alonski,
    it's theoretically possible, but practically someone needs to port htc sense that is required for flash lite.
    full flash 10 requires instructions that our cpu lacks so no go.

    You're last chance is skyfire for flash videos or new phone
     
  14. manoccs

    manoccs Newbie

    Donated!
    Keep up the great work Drakaz!

    Currently running 1.6.3.3 and it's fantastic. Looking forward to trying GAOSP w/ Froyo.
     
  15. muitommy

    muitommy Newbie

    Thanks drakaz!
    No matter if the camera will work finally, you're already the legend!!!
     
  16. reachingmike

    reachingmike Lurker

    Really - that's a shame - but thanks for the info.

    This is my first android phone and I'm really just testing the water - if I need to upgrade later then that's what I will do.

    I would like flash 10 but it's not a show stopper at the moment.

    I will read these forums with interest.

    Thanks guys.
     
  17. porga

    porga Well-Known Member

    I do not use camera that much, but I want it to be at disposal when I need it.

    Not to mention QR code buzz, without camera that is a bit of an issue?
     
  18. Alonski

    Alonski Newbie

    The only reason I want Froyo is for Flash =( I am a Flash programmer and don't want to buy a Nexus One just so that I can get into the mobile business =/
     
  19. 500ef

    500ef Newbie

  20. bitxboi

    bitxboi Android Enthusiast

  21. informale

    informale Android Enthusiast

    Don't you think Flash will be terribly slow on Galaxy?
     
  22. anonymouz1828

    anonymouz1828 Newbie

    Wow .. i cant wait to first time ROM my i7500 .. i just hope drakaz get camera working.
     
  23. Andronix

    Andronix Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    well, sometimes 1fps is better than nonworking webpage. i saw flash lite on Hero, performed better than man would expect. .
     
  24. Ikarus

    Ikarus Lurker

    There will be no flash in GAOSP Beta 3!
    Also, the camera will not go first
     
  25. Xenon

    Xenon Well-Known Member

    I want Froyo for everything but Flash. I don't need bloody Flash, I'm not going
    to play web games on the phone, nor do I wish to see all the Flash ads. Useful
    Flash content is rare.

    I want to be able to use apps which won't work on 1.5, for example.
     
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