Originally Posted by tweeny80
Well said, agreed. I like this ROM because it has what I want and very little else. Dunno why but when the ROM I use has heaps of unused features it plays on my mind. OCD?
I have this is old laptop (it's so old, Toshiba discontinued... Toshiba) and, obviously, it's not exactly the first off the starting blocks, as it were. If it could render the starting blocks in the first place, that is. Anyways, to keep it ticking it over, I decided to re-install Windows from scratch (what a pleb, right. Windows, psssh) since it's got to a stage where I can chisel messages into stone and have it delivered halfway across the world by carrier pidgeons before it could open a word document.
I had the company's recovery disc which came with "useful" programmes like Cyberlink DVD burner, McAfee (trial of course) and an assortment of other Toshiba related goodies. I knew that choosing a clean install giving up all of these (don't get me wrong, some of the Toshiba bloat was actually pretty useful for running the laptop smoothly). But the full wipe gave me the opportunity to start from absolutely nothing and then take steps in the direction I
Right now, it's still humming along and if you questioned me, I could explain to you the use of every single programme available in the Control Panel and why because I
am solely responsible for each and every component.
Reading back, I sound like a control freak but that's the general approach I take to my phone as well. Sure, the Note 2 can out-perform my laptop on most benchmark tests but I can't help but feel that there is precious memory space wasted if there is an app/component on it which I don't use/need. One of the main reasons I ventured away from big-named stock-ish roms (I had 2 cameras, galleries and settings apps on Ditto Note rom... 2
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