Often your Media scanner can misbehave and eat lot of CPU, Battery un-wantedly.
I had been digging out how to fix it, and here are my solutions. Perha...
AOSP KitKat ROMs have a simple phone dialer without Google's Caller ID.
Google Caller ID lets you:
Enabling this preference in developer options offloads task of rendering window components like buttons, text and complex 2d graphics calculations to GPU. This often results in much faster UI rendering including animations.
On one side you will d...
Other than what AOSP 4.3 has to offer, Sony has done stream of improvements in 4.3:
1. New “Xperia Themes”: End-to-end theme that lets you style 200+ UI elements from navigation bar background to toggle buttons. The Theme packs are downloadab...
In case someone doesn't understand what is ART, here's my easy explanation
Dalvik Runtime (the current place in memory where your apps are run) is being replaced with next generation ART (android runtime) in Android 5.x or later. Google has int...