[Question] Keep it or Get rid of it?

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  1. metiCkOne

    metiCkOne Premium Member Premium Member Developer

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    I'm trying to free up system memory and to do that I need to get rid of some apps. There are a few apps that really don't need to be in system. I'll list a few apps that I think can and or should go. I won't name all of them so you guys can definitely throw something out there if you want to see them gone.

    Corporate Calendar
    Car Home
    Chrome To Phone (Available in Market)
    DSP Manager
    Email (not gmail, just regular mail)
    Facebook (Available in Market)
    Live Wallpapers
    Rom Manager (Available in Market)
    Spare Parts (Available in Market)
    Wireless Tether (Available in Market)

    Post up your opinions kids.
     
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    Ok... the items available in the market certainly omit, I am not a live wallpaper guy either. I guess my question is how space are you trying to acquire?
     
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    apps to eliminate

     
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    please keep corporate email, i use it to keep my work life separate.
     
  5. squeaky

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    I say get rid of Corporate Calendar, Live Wallpapers and Email.
    The apps that are in the Market will just have to be re-downloaded after the refresh
     
  6. metiCkOne

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    Don't worry dude, I would have needed a resounding response to even contemplate it. Its a small file as is, but enough people us it for me not to get rid of it.
     
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    Leave email I don't use the gmail cuz of its white background

    Ya I used tapatalk...
     
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    how many people actually use the DSP manager? I messed around with it once and it seemed almost pointless to have. I accept that this is a personal feeling that no one else shares. As for other apps to drop:

    Everything that is available in the market (if the user has the choice to download it, let them choose.)
    Car Home (the 2.2 Car Home is useless for driving)
     
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    car home , i think i don't need it ^^
     
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    I Dont use geniewidget, corporatecalender, dspmanager, or livewallpapers.
     
  11. squeaky

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    I don't use DSP manager. Opened it once looked at it haven't touched it since
     
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    Personally, I'd be happy to see all of those apps gone. It would be awesome if ads were off by default too.

    I personally love Droid 2 live wallpaper, I'd hate to see it go..

    Great rom by the way =)~
     
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    *SUGGESTION* Perhaps you could make all of these apps optional.. Like a separate file to download that contains these apks, and we could just choose which ones we need. I don't know, just a thought. That could make things a little easier.
     
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    DSP is one I actually think is awesome...I love EQ's...when traveling or commuting I use my phone for playing music whether from the sd card or streaming Pandora. Love it and use it daily.

    What I would like is to find a way to tie it to when the phone is playing music, and then when it isn't, it unloads rather than using memory.

    Along that same line of thought, being able to adjust the behavior of many of these programs would take care of a lot of things. I.E. load when another program calls for it, unload when you close it.
    ...and that leads back to a previous post by me...many programs terminate differently...and leaving the owner not knowing whether it is closed or not.

    I know the OS memory management is supposed to do this, but I think not so well maybe...
     
  15. metiCkOne

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    I'm thinking about removing

    DSP Manager (will provide dl link)
    Facebook (Market Download)
    Spare Parts (Market Download)
    Rom Manager (Market Download)

    Let me know what you guys think