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What is a root? is it like a jailbreak and what is clockworkmod?

Root just allows certain access to things such as apps... ( titanium backup, root explorer, etc). Clockworkmod is program sort of you put on your phone to be able to flash roms/kernels/radios.
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post #12 of 24
Exactly like a jailbreak and clockworkmod is version of it!
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post #13 of 24
I'd go with the Galaxy Nexus.
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post #14 of 24
Two words GALAXY NEXUS. Probably the best phone in the world out now. Followed closely by the Galaxy SII.
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post #15 of 24
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So everyone prefers Samsung? I have been looking though these comments and it seems the S2 and nexus and fairly even. I looked on youtube for some videos and it seems that the s2 will actually perform better even though the nexus has a faster CPU and is newer. Explain why you choose nexus is the s2 is faster and will have android 4.0 eventually?
    
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post #16 of 24
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So everyone prefers Samsung? I have been looking though these comments and it seems the S2 and nexus and fairly even. I looked on youtube for some videos and it seems that the s2 will actually perform better even though the nexus has a faster CPU and is newer. Explain why you choose nexus is the s2 is faster and will have android 4.0 eventually?

Just go to the store and play around with them. That's the best way to decide. I think the SII is bigger but i'm not certain.
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post #17 of 24
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Just go to the store and play around with them. That's the best way to decide. I think the SII is bigger but i'm not certain.

If you mean bigger as in more popular it is but if you mean by size then no its not, the nexus has a 4.65" 1280 x 720 display and the S2 has a 4.3" 480 x 800 display, and im thinking that that is the main reason, i can imagine movies looking amazing on it. It is also newer so i guess it is more "future proof". Also, i gotta ask, if i get a nexus, since it is running 4.0, can i onky run games designed for 4.0 or can i run any?
    
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post #18 of 24
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If you mean bigger as in more popular it is but if you mean by size then no its not, the nexus has a 4.65" 1280 x 720 display and the S2 has a 4.3" 480 x 800 display, and im thinking that that is the main reason, i can imagine movies looking amazing on it. It is also newer so i guess it is more "future proof". Also, i gotta ask, if i get a nexus, since it is running 4.0, can i onky run games designed for 4.0 or can i run any?

Games usually depend on the app developer. They have to update the app to support ICS. So it depends.
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post #19 of 24
Most games and programs have or will be soon upgraded to work on ICS. There were only a few programs that had trouble with it. It does not seem to be a big issue.
 
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post #20 of 24
having multiple phones and being on both sides of the spectrum as far as support for the different phones.

I recommend the latest phone by Google (galaxy nexus), it will simply have the latest OS and most support.
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