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  1. Unchewable's Avatar
    I jailbroke and loaded up my bad boy to the gills and saw huge performance hit. so i am curious as to which apps you guys think are worth it for a "slimmed down" jailbreak device. currently i am thinking intellisync (i see a hit mostly in sms) and a direct swap of system sounds (replacing the stock sound files).
    Last edited by Unchewable; 07-24-2009 at 11:11 AM.
    07-24-2009 11:04 AM
  2. wonderwebb's Avatar
    Stay away from winterboard my old 8g 3g is loaded up wit h no issues at all running intelliscreen etc
    07-24-2009 05:21 PM
  3. SaberSerene's Avatar
    so since I have the 3G I shouldn't install Winterboard?
    07-24-2009 06:09 PM
  4. acautivar5's Avatar
    so no winterboard = no themes? or is there another way without affecting performance?
    07-24-2009 06:47 PM
  5. BuddhistGirafe's Avatar
    if your really adventurous you can try to get some theme stuff working with SSH or a program like diskaid.. but that is long and slothenly. If you want to have an easy and more expansive customization, it is winterboard you'll be needin'
    07-24-2009 08:05 PM
  6. Goldentree's Avatar
    For performance, avoid any springboard add-ons that are not essential. Most jailbreak apps are just like most app store apps, they only run when you open them. But springboard add-ons run constantly, and especially those with visual components (winterboard the biggest offender, but also 5 icon dock/row, reflective dock, etc) can really slow you down. My phone is totally loaded with this stuff because I can live with the hit in speed most times, and use Swap Mode to disable all of those things when I want the speed back. But when I re-jailbreak (after the next firmware update) I will probably just add SB Settings as my only springboard mod. It's the only one I can't live without, and by itself it shouldn't slow me down too much. The rest of the JB apps I use are just apps, not SB add-ons.

    I will miss my theme.... But the speed is just.. well... better.
    07-25-2009 02:28 AM
  7. only1jonarius's Avatar
    @Goldtree u gotta 3G or 3GS
    07-25-2009 10:30 AM
  8. Goldentree's Avatar
    I have a 3g
    07-26-2009 12:47 AM
  9. only1jonarius's Avatar
    @goldtree ok
    07-26-2009 02:49 AM