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  1. JrRacinFan

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    Sounds like someone may be rooting and flashing a custom rom soon :rolleyes: My insight, wait til the official ICS launches for the 2011 Xperias. By that time, you SHOULD have stable ICS releases on your X10 mini.
     
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    I'm gaggin' to get Cyanogen on my GF's X10 Mini Pro. Looks the dog's bollocks.
     
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    Not officially. Hell, they only have 2.1 officially, but I'm guessing someone will build a custom rom for it. However, I'm apprehensive as I'm an Android noob, and have no idea how to root etc.
     
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    Got me before my ninja edit. ;)

    I've been reading how to root the Mini/Pro and it looks like far too much effort for, potentially very little gain (my GF is upgrading to a different handset in January). Maybe once she's done with the phone I'll fuck with it then.
     
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    Do you like the phone itself? We've got 2 on the way. I bought 2 of them for $200 total, brand new. Thought it was a good deal, and I'm done with being held hostage for 2 years just to get a new phone free.
     
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    Anyone else know what IQRD is?

    A couple YouTube videos think its sending a lot of personal data including button clicks, anything typed/searched, and location/ip data.
     
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    My GF liked it but it seems a rather temperamental phone; randomly turns off (mid call), the status bar/pull down will constantly flicker up & down. Even after updating it and factory restores. Personally I think she was ripped off, but it was the one she chose and wanted.

    She's now planning on moving to a WP7 handset instead.
     
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    Hmm. Hopefully we will have a better experience. For $200 it was worth the risk, and there are plently of good reviews out there. So, we will see. I don't believe in buying expensive phones. They are too easily damaged, and I hate doing anything internet related on a small screen. I'll save my cash for real hardware.
     
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    My brother's had one for something like a year. Never had any real issues. Only problem he can come up with is the size, lol.
     
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    JR - Cush is out with a newer 2.3.7 build as of the 25th :)
     
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    I saw. Not flashing another rom anytime soon. May sbf and root again next week.
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    You back stock?
     
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    Finally tried Launcher Pro today. DAmn, that thing lets you customize so much stuff. My favorite parts are being able to choose how many panels your screen is, and being able to remove (hide) apps from the app window.
     
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    You know you can scroll the tray (dock). Also, long press on a tray icon to change.
     
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    Yes, I knew about scrolling the dock, but I did not know about the long-press...
     
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    Have you tried GoLauncherEX? Its badass as well! Plenty of themes and customizations
     
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    LP is my home replacement of choice. Runs very smooth and lightweight.

    @Brandon

    Nah still on MIUI. Although its been giving me some real bad lag lately switching between apps. Getting calls and messages are fluid though, think it may be due to using a2sd instead of having apps placed in system.
     
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    I have not had any issues out of steel droid but may flash the new version of cush
     
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    Yup, about to do so myself. Looks very promising. His roms always been smooth for me until I go to tweak stuff that i want to mess with. Will probly just tweak a few things in rom toolbox and let it run. Not going to SBF right now.
     
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    I like clockwordmod recovery too well to do SBF
     
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    My process is very simple. SBF back to Froyo 2.0, then SBF CWM, catch the reboot into recovery and install Motocache's root ZIP. From there choose a rom. For all members; We have OG Droids do not attempt this on any other phone with a locked bootloader or has Sense.
     
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    I use CWM and format system/cache and then mount SDcard and clear all android stock files. Afterwards I flash new rom and kernel along with latest version of superuser APK
     
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    No, but i'm looking into it right now. The launcher pro seems to have made my phone so much more uncluttered...
     
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    Try MXHome, it's app drawer is VERY organized.
     
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    I didn't like Go Launcher EX. The menus weren't as organized as Launcher Pro, and I couldn't disabel some of the things I could with LP. Adding an icon on the home screen was totally stupid, too.
     
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