What’s in a name? Everything. Extended Controls is definitely the best settings widget app that I have come across and there are quite a few available at the moment. This app provides great functionality and does not require a rooted device.

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MIUI is a very visually appealing ROM for Android, borrowing a vast number of aesthetic elements from iOS. If you’ve been missing (or yearning after) the look and feel of iOS, then MIUI is definitely for you. But, how does it stack up against the other options available?

I will, again, be using my HTC Desire running stock settings for this review.

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You would be surprised to know the number of people who don’t know how to get Gingerbread on their phone for under $10. In some cases, depending on what you have to hand, it can be possible to get it even cheaper. Read on to learn the secrets!

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Fall Asleep on the Bus? Don’t Miss Your Stop Again!

Don’t Miss Your Stop! is a relatively new app on the Market. Most apps in the Transportation category provide a timetable to help you figure out when you’ll reach your destination, but DMYS! takes a location-focused approach, altering you at the time you need it. If you’re like most people and prone to falling asleep enroute to your destination, then Don’t Miss Your Stop! could be exactly what you need.
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Recently, author Darren Meehan covered some great ways to improve the battery life of your Android phone. Today, we’re going to take a look at the app SetCPU. You will need to have root access to your device in order to run this application.

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Oxygen is a minimalist ROM built on Gingerbread for the HTC Desire, with an emphasis on running smoothly and conserving power. But how does it compare to the Desire’s stock ROM, which runs HTC Sense?

In this review, I’ll be covering v2.0-RC7 of Oxygen. Naturally, to install it to a Desire or any Android, you must first root your device.

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