While hardware acceleration has improved how fast the UI is moving in ICS, and made the experience considerably better because, there was still the issue of “jankiness” or in other words how, consistent those fluid animations happened in ICS.
Apparently, those animations were not very consistent at all, and that’s why Google worked on “Project Butter” for Jelly Bean, so they make sure everything runs at 60 FPS all the time, and is in sync with the display’s refresh rate of 60 Hz. Another feature they implemented that is part of Project Butter is triple buffering, which prepares the display by guessing what your next action is going [...]
Owners of the Asus Transformer TF300T are in for a special treat as the tablet is finally getting a custom recovery in the form of the TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) Recovery 2.1.5. TWRP Recovery is a custom recovery built from the ground up, is easy to use, and features a lot of customization tools that users can benefit from.
Based primarily on the recovery images from the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), TWRP Recovery is loaded with all the standard recovery options but with added modifications such as a fully touch-driven interface to navigate instead of the traditional button pushing. The user-interface is fully coded in XML and is completely customizable [...]
Just a small bit of information today for you Asus Transformer (TF101) fans. If you like the AOKP ROM as much as I do and keep flashing every upgrade, don’t flash Build 39 or 40! Whilst other devices work perfectly fine with these build versions, the Transformer suffers from bugs in both builds.Build 39 Issues
This build was catostrophic and wouldn’t even boot. While it was endlessly cycling in a boot loop, I realized I should probably have googled to see if there were any major problems with the ROM. Needless to say there were bug reports everywhere. A little lesson for all custom ROM users, always look up the ROM version before you flash it! Also, I am [...]