Xiaomi MI2 unboxing and first impressions

This week I received the Xiaomi MI2, the new flagship device from the Chinese company Xiaomi. This is their first quad core device with some really amazing specifications and I am really excited to review this phone. I have run the MIUI ROM on my HTC Sensation XE since I always liked the look of it and also the extra built in features which will be mentioned in the full review. So here is what was in the box: Phone Battery Charger...

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AOKP – Milestone 6 is coming

So this morning I saw a post on the AOKP site that really got me excited (OK I am sometimes easily excited). The release of Milestone 6 is scheduled to sometime this weekend. This will apparently be the final ICS release from the AOKP team as they will concentrate on Jelly Bean. Here is the post from http://aokp.co After a great deal of conversation within the team, I've decided to make a formal announcement regarding the future of...

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AOKP release 39 – Is a milestone imminent?

On June 15th a new release of AOKP was made available on aokp.co. The changelog is as always extensive and full of goodness. Full changelog after the break. Some of the really cool features are the ability to use ad-hoc networks for example WiFi sharing from a laptop and also the ability to change the LCD Density. I don't know if that has been in there before but it is kinda cool. Just make sure your launcher supports it. Novalauncher...

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AOKP ROM Review – Release 37

I have been running a lot of different ROMs on my HTC Sensation XE since I got it a little over 8 months ago. Everything from CyanogenMod 7 & 9, MIUI, OpenSensation, AOSP,  and other custome built ROMs with and without Sense. I also tried the CyanogenMod 9 Nightly for the Sensation for about a week but felt that to much was changed every night for a review of that ROM to be fair at the moment. As soon as they release a stable...

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CyanogenMod + Sensation + Nightlys = True

It looks like CyanogenMod started to deliver nightly builds of CM9 for HTC Sensation/XE. These can be downloaded from CM Repo. I have not had time to test these yet but I will post about my experience as soon as I get the chance (probably after the weekend). I am currently running Vorbeth ROM on my Sensation XE which is synced with Cyanogen Repo's so I already had a little taste of it and it runs really smooth. Changelog for the...

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