by Joe Levi | August 18, 2015 7:02 PM
If you're an Android power user you're probably familiar with the name Francisco Franco. The franco.Kernel updater app (and associated Franco kernels) have long been a favorite among rooted users - myself included. But what happens when a developer turns their attention and talents away from kernels and governors and optimizing for thermal thresholds? In this case, they turn their attention to your pictures. Not long ago Google updated (or "replaced", depending on who you ask) its Gallery app with "Photos". Don't get me wrong, Photos is an awesome app with cloud integration, zooming, and ...
by Joe Levi | February 8, 2013 12:31 PM
I love my Nexus 7. It's one of the best tablets on the market for the money. Recently, Google updated it to Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean and brought with it irritating lag! That lag presents itself at the worst times. Another issue I wanted to address was battery life. Although the battery on the Nexus 7 isn't small, in my use I needed another hour or two of use. Investigating solutions that would address both lag and battery life, some of our readers recommended Franco Kernel, a replacement kernel, kernel updater, and settings control panel all-in-one. It won't work with every device, but if ...
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