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TheUltimateDroid Gingerbread 3.0 Final!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by The_Chief, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. writhum

    writhum Well-Known Member

    From my experience, the battery life using this has been unreal. It's higher for me than cm6.12 was, and I'd classify that was amazing as well.

    As for the redraws, I've had to switch from Launcher Pro since flashing GB roms. I imagine his rewrite of it will fix most of the issues, hopefully that will be coming out soon. For the mean time, ADW EX has kept me happy.
     

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  2. bamaredwingsfan

    bamaredwingsfan Android Enthusiast

    I can honestly say for my usage that CM7 nightlys have been really good for me, as i tend to talk alot on the phone during the day, an play alot of music when im not on the phone. I jump on the FB an Twitter 5 or 6 times a day an my battery has lasted great for me. UD3's RC's gave me the worst battery life, which still wasnt that bad, as at the end of an 8 hour day, i was down to 5 an 10% battery. CM7's seemed to have about 30% more battery left with the same usage. To each his own.
     
  3. Theshape

    Theshape Well-Known Member

    Just re-flashed, coming from SS 5, bugless before that, and UD2.5 before that. Will see how this does over the next 24hours
     
  4. RaFF_MyZZteR

    RaFF_MyZZteR Newbie

    Installed the ROM last night and I gotta say...WOW. I was on the CM7 nightlies and hadn't seen an improvement in the past 5-8 nightlies on the stability and daily usability of the roms.

    After using this ROM, the CM7 nightlies seemed like a joke. Everything is working perfectly and is FAST. When I say fast...it has the same wow-factor that I got when upgrading from 2.1 to 2.2. This is how GB was meant to be.

    Great job to UD...been a huge fan of your work! Keep it up!



    ps. only small problem I've seen is that when you have an active alarm and select the ROM to show battery percentage on the lock screen at all times, the two texts overlap on one-another and are illegible. when held horizontally, no issue.
     
  5. publicanimal

    publicanimal Android Enthusiast

    This post should be added as an example to the Wikipedia entry for "The Placebo Effect"
     
  6. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique

    Have to completely agree. I've only seen huge battery problems since running GB ROMs. I just saw today running this one for only a day that I was at 5% in 12hrs under barely any use. I made sure to set my screen off profile super low with SetCPU as well. Hopefully some optimizations will be made in ROMs/Kernels in the near future.
     
  7. jtavera

    jtavera Newbie

    How i can disable the cube 3d of the apps showlist?
     
  8. Eckyx

    Eckyx Member

    The speed I'm getting is definitely not placebo, definitely the fastest ROM I've ever used. The random reboots I'd get occasionally (mostly when the screen was off) from the CM nightly I was using are gone too.

    Just recorded a video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btjqmXcY5s0
     
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  9. imjehh

    imjehh Well-Known Member

    Just downloaded, heck of a lot better than Peter Alfonso's GB rom! Will post back but loving it so far.
     
  10. istolvampire

    istolvampire Android Enthusiast

    can someone tell me how to customize the lock screen with this rom? Thanks

    edit: never mind I figured it out
     
  11. lbaxter

    lbaxter Well-Known Member

    One thing everyone can agree on is this rom is stupid-fast! Also, i have not had the buggy 3g issues i have with C-Rom, CM7, or even Pete's GB. After using it all day (some surfing, gps, texting, and killing mutant pigs with frustrated, wingless birds), i wound up at 20% battery...all within 5 hours. Good battery life? Maybe if i tone it down a bit. But i do have that usb cord handy all day.

    :)

    **edit: may have spoken too soon about the 3g issue. Ran this rom all afternoon through this morning, made one call, & had to toggle airplane mode to get my 3g back...thought this was fixed a while back?
     
  12. imjehh

    imjehh Well-Known Member

    Gotta love how bad battery life is at first, due to messing with the new rom and trying things out lol
     
  13. Dem1K

    Dem1K Newbie

    I'm having issues with Google Talk not authenticating and keeps bugging me every couple of minutes

    ugh, I've tried to uninstall in Astro and even delete the .apk and it won't let me. This is extremely annoying.
     
  14. UncleMike

    UncleMike Android Expert

    I just installed my first ROM on Friday - Peter Alfonso's 2.3.2. After 3 days, still frustrated with the delay coming out of sleep mode, and the delay of the screen turning on after a call, and having gotten over my fear of ROMming, I decided to try UD 3.0.0.

    As someone who didn't root until my warranty was expired about 3 months ago, and had a first ROM installation as above, all I can say is... WOW! Why didn't I do this sooner?

    What attracted me to Peter's ROM was the vanilla aspect of it. But what I've discovered is that there's more to Droid than just stock and vanilla. Now that I know what custom ROMs are like, I'll never go back to stock or vanilla again. I feel like a kid in a candy store, with a brand new phone!
     
  15. YankeeDudeL

    YankeeDudeL Android Expert

    Been a long time since I seen this many ROMs come out in this short of time. Def a pleasant surprise. I'm currently running LGBv1.2 and I wanted to give a day before I try this one out. 1.1 gave me the best battery life I've had on GB, so I felt it was def worth a look-see. Def plan on checking this out, though.
     
  16. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique

    Really hoping it was the first day settling in, but I was at 5% battery in 11 hours with barely no use. Gah, here's hoping today goes better.
     
  17. fam

    fam Android Enthusiast


    I saw a new app installed Id never seen before after this rom called theme chooser so thats why I asked the question. If no one else has it then im guessing it was something google reinstalled from a previous download which I dont remember unless anyone else has it showing?
     
  18. krouget

    krouget Android Enthusiast

    I'd have to agree here, too. Every GB ROM has caused a noticeable decrease in battery life, vs Froyo, for my device.

    Also, I'm unable to send downloads to my device via the web-based Android Market.
     
  19. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert

    Even though a new CM7 nightly was released this morning, and I DID download it, I'm not flashing it until I run this ROM for another day. Seems stable enough, we'll see if battery life improves today.
     
  20. krouget

    krouget Android Enthusiast

    Just curious as to how much of the speed is attributed to the 1.2GHz overclock, as opposed to the ROM. It's certainly quick, but I also notice proportional increases when I bump things up to 1GHz, which given the dramatic difference in performance, seems independent of the ROM.
     
  21. HOTHEAD

    HOTHEAD Well-Known Member

    Help

    When I click on the link in the OP thread, I get a page with a bunch of "Warning function in array wrong data type" locations. How can I load this rom?

    And is there a set procedure I should follow when installing a new rom? I read about clearing delvik(sp) but could someone please break it down for dummy's.
     
  22. Dem1K

    Dem1K Newbie

    anyone having this issue?
     
  23. fam

    fam Android Enthusiast

    Droid 1 - UD 3.0.0 - The Ultimate Droid - Forums

    You will have to register but then the download button on that page is a direct link.

    If you are rooted easiest way to install rom is download the free rom manager app from the market (put the rom on your SD card)...open rom manager and choose install rom from sd card (find the rom) it will ask you if you want to wipe data I always choose yes...and then she will do the rest for you (backing up of rom is also an option)
     
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  24. Dem1K

    Dem1K Newbie

    alright, just noticed that my gmail isn't syncing on its own either...i have to manually refresh for emails to load
     
  25. ska.t73

    ska.t73 Android Expert

    Ah that is the new T-Mobile Theme app that T-Mobile released as open source, it is on this ROM and CM7 so far that I know of. There are a few themes out now on the Android Market that work with it. It seems to be the way themes are going to be going as it is a simple one click way to theme your phone. No more having to flash a new theme the old way. Simply go into the app and choose your theme and hit apply. Don't even have to reboot.

    You can search the Market for T-Mobile Theme Chooser, or Theme Chooser. Like I said there should be a few themes out there.

    Oh and the other good thing about the Theme Chooser is that it has the ability to theme everything, including ring tones, walpaper, and launcher docks. The thing is sweet!
     
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