You don't have to buy setCPU!

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by Tanknspank, Apr 3, 2010.

  1. Tanknspank

    Tanknspank Beta Team Premium Member

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    Ok, I have seen many people suggesting setCPU to people who are wanting to overclock their phones. They also say they have to buy it off the market. Now, I am not saying that donating to the developer is a bad thing, because I myself have done it, but you can get setCPU for free from the developer over at forum.xda-developers.com.

    I just don't want people thinking they HAVE to buy something to get control over something as sensitive as this.

    Here is the link to the official thread:

    SetCPU for Root Users [1.5.1a] 04/02/2010

    Or you can donate to the developer by buying it here:

    Market Version:
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  2. NeverEndingXsin

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    Damn i wish i had known you could get it for free, oh well i dont mind donating to these guys. thanks for the good find.
     
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    Market Version: [​IMG]

    It's too bad they upped the price to $1.99. I know it isn't much still, but I still think more people would be willing to donate at the old price.
     
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    If you're gonna try it and see, get the free one, by all means and give it a whirl.

    If you're gonna actually keep using it, donate, and support the developer efforts that make it possible for you, to paraphrase from the OP, to have something to get control over something as sensitive as this.
     
  5. Tanknspank

    Tanknspank Beta Team Premium Member

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    I added that QF code to the original post. Thanks.
     
  6. Jim 777

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    OMG!

    I can't believe I spent that entire $2 when I could have gotten it for free!


    [​IMG][​IMG]

    For the pleasure the app give me with this great phone, I'm good.

    I don't know if the dev gets a large portion of the cost with the market, but I say, buy from the market and let the dev get what they deserve.

    JMHO
     
  7. Matth3w

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    Wow a whole two bucks!?!?!
     
  8. Tanknspank

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    Hey, I just didn't want people feeling obligated to buy something since there isn't a free alternative. I feel the same way as you, it is just two bucks, but there are others who feel different.
     
  9. Matth3w

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    It wasn't really directed at you...
     
  10. Tanknspank

    Tanknspank Beta Team Premium Member

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    Oh, ok. My bad. :p
     
  11. BayouFlyFisher

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    Oh and I just wanted to point out that when you eat at a restaurant, you don't really have to tip the wait staff!!:icon_ banana:
     
  12. Tanknspank

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    Yes, but by not tipping the wait staff do you run the risk of your phone frying?

    I was just trying to point out to everyone recommending setCPU that you can just point them towards that thread and let them choose if they want to donate or not.

    No need for sarcastic jokes...
     
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