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Make your G-tablet better.
Here are few tips to make your gtab perform better:
1. TnTlite vs Vegan: Vegan is better with USB mouse, keyboard support, home screen lock, Vegan wallpaper makes the status bar smaller but camera works better since it is closer to the factory firmware. Vegan has better speaker volume to me.
2. Get rid off all the phone or extra system apps that you will never use but making loading slower and taking up RAM. Install Uninstaller for Root app should give you the ability to uninstall all the talk, car app, or any system app you don't want.
3. Install Titanium backup to fix the Market. After you follow the instruction and delete the Wipe Date under Google Services Framework, exit without doing anything else, DO NOT open Market. Power down by pressing the power butter for 3 seconds to open the power menu and choose Power off. After that turn on the tablet and open the Market, it should fix the Market then.
4. Open Titanium, go to backup/restore tab, and backup all the apps, schedule to backup all system apps also. Make sure every app has a backup. If you don't wipe out you SD card, backups will save you time when you reinstall the apps, just hit restore and all data will be re-installed for you. You might need the Titanium Pro for better speed.
4. Install Advanced task killer and use it often manually when the tablet slows down to kill running apps and free memory.
5. Install some Droid overlock app to make sure your tab is running at 1000 or more MHz (1GHz) even at minimum unless you want to save battery.
6. VNC viewer is a good app for viewing your desktop computer.
7. Apps not found in Market can be found on Applanet (make sure to download the latest version 22.214.171.124 now and let it install new version whenever it asks you), or go to 4shared.com to search.
8. Viewsonic.com/gtablet/favorite.html has some good links.
9. Keep Vegan Rom and supplement zips or TnTlite Rom and supplement zips and the factory Rom backup zips on your SD card. When you have error for example after you uninstall a system app by mistake, just flash it again to reinstall the system apps needed. Unless you run the over the air update by Viewsonic, flashing custom Rom will not uninstall your own apps.
10. Latest Yahoo Messenger with plug-in will do video chat. Works better in TnTlite than Vegan for me. You can only find the latest Yahoo Messenger apps after you fix the Market. If you can find it without fixing the Market, do it.
11. Document to go app can read Microsoft documents.
12. Adult Movies HD is for porn movies only.
13. Fulltiltpoker Rush is only for cash Rush game, not tournament games.
14 Playon will allow you to watch Netflix or access you computer files. Requires you to install Playon software on your computer. You can choose to pay 1 time fee for the application to get the service for life.
15. Live wallpaper looks great on the tablet.
16. Buy a book stand like Bookgem book holder or something similar so you have the option to view the tab at different angles lying down on bed. Avoid any bulky stand or stand with keyboard and so forth. You don't want to add weight to the heavy tablet. Bookgen also clamps on the tablet so it doesn't slide off each other.
17. Buy SD card class 4 or best class 6 for better transfer rate.
18. If you leave the tablet for a long time, power it down to save battery. Hold power button and count 1,2,3 then release. The power menu will appear.
19. Save all your zip files on your SD card because you can install or flash them from the clockworkmod menu if you have it installed. Activate by turning the tablet off then hold both the +volume and power button together untill you see the yellow Android logo appear.
20. Turn on the click sound for keyboad and screen change because you will feel that the tablet is more responsive. If you don't hear any sound, it means that you did not touch it correctly.
21. If you have other good tips, please feel free to post here.
22. Another note: the screen is more responsive if it has you body oil all over it. So the more you use the screen, the faster the tablet. Cleaning the screen really well will help with the look but not with the performance.
Thanks for reading.