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Yea, I hate how touchwiz looks.



My battery also lasts me a good almost 2 days of normal use before I really need to charge. CM10 for the US variant SIIIs is looking really good and most of the herp derpiness is worked out.



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Only reason I keep it stock with touchwiz is because I love the stock accuweather widget, honestly it is the best looking widget to me for this phone. rolleyes.gif
    
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Only reason I keep it stock with touchwiz is because I love the stock accuweather widget, honestly it is the best looking widget to me for this phone. rolleyes.gif

APEEXXXXXX!!! biggrin.gif
    
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Yeah, I've stayed with TouchWiz, but themed over it to make it look sexy. I like the functionality and I also want to remain stock Samsung firmware.... AOSP always replaces stuff and gimps features (like the camera, but I have yet to try it with a Samsung ROM).
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Yeah, I've stayed with TouchWiz, but themed over it to make it look sexy. I like the functionality and I also want to remain stock Samsung firmware.... AOSP always replaces stuff and gimps features (like the camera, but I have yet to try it with a Samsung ROM).

If you like TouchWiz and Samsung's stuff, check out Omega ROM. It's always based on Samsung's very latest firmware and they then add their modifications on top. You end up getting what Samsung give you, plus extra stuff. You can also customise the ROM after installation via their own App "Omega Files", where you download and flash individual updates. Check it out:

Official Website: http://kitchen.indieroms.net/blog/
XDA Developers Thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1663656

I run Omega 9.0, 24/7 and without any problems, whatsoever.
    
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If you like TouchWiz and Samsung's stuff, check out Omega ROM. It's always based on Samsung's very latest firmware and they then add their modifications on top. You end up getting what Samsung give you, plus extra stuff. You can also customise the ROM after installation via their own App "Omega Files", where you download and flash individual updates. Check it out:
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XDA Developers Thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1663656
I run Omega 9.0, 24/7 and without any problems, whatsoever.

I tried Omega (it's on 9.1 now tongue.gif) I liked the installer from CWM, but I wasn't too keen on the other stuff, or the Omega Kitchen Files. I'm running VillianROM v1.1 using Ninphetamin3-1.2.1 Kernel. It's stripped some of the bloat and left everything else as stock. I'm on the XXLFB firmware base wink.gif

I use this theme: JB Domination.

Here's the screens: http://www.overclock.net/t/1279594/samsung-galaxy-s3/250#post_17765668
Edited by Rubers - 7/22/12 at 5:02pm
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post #267 of 2113
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Yea, I hate how touchwiz looks.



My battery also lasts me a good almost 2 days of normal use before I really need to charge. CM10 for the US variant SIIIs is looking really good and most of the herp derpiness is worked out.



No CDMA is a big deal. And what is CDMA LTE?

If there is a ROM with just better battery life and removed bloatware but I get to keep Touchwiz I'd go for it.
Edited by stargate125645 - 7/22/12 at 5:16pm
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No CDMA is a big deal. And what is CDMA LTE?

4G, I presume, which is only available on the S4 version and the Korean version (Exynos).
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CDMA in the USA here is for Verizon and Sprint carriers
It basically kills your 4G speed.
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Not particularly. The Galaxy S3 doesn't allow ANY app related data to be moved to the SD card. The actual external removable one. In the phone the internal memory is mounted as "SDcard" so apps like Titanium report the Internal and SD card as the same, because they are actually one and the same. So, 11GB usable is maybe 8 HD games and nothing more.
So basically, yeah there's a 50mb limit on APK's adn the rest is downloaded to an SD card... but the phone is told that the internal storage IS the SD card, not the actual SD card that you can change... So you can see where there might be an issue if you can't eventually start to move apps or app data to the SD card, which can take advantage of 64GB SD cards (and 128GB when they turn up).
It's a minor grumble of mine, but the XDA community is quite pissed off about it, including ChainFire (quite a well known dev)

For compatibility reasons Android treats /sdcard essentially as "non-apk" storage, whether its internal flash or an actual SD card. Apps make use of an API call to get this location, letting the system determine the right spot(at least they should if the developer isn't a complete idiot)

The Galaxy S3, and pretty much every other phone with internal flash + sd card treats the internal flash as primary storage and any additional SD cards as secondary storage, because unlike SD-only phones like the Desire the user is able to pull the card out at any time. So allowing the user to move app data to secondary storage would result in the phone becoming completely unusable in the event the user misplaces the SD card.

But I wouldn't say its impossible. You should be able to ln -s /Android /sdcard/Android. That would let you move apps to secondary storage. You'd just have to be watchful of the phone mounting the sd card to a different directory.
    
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