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How to enhance 3D apps & games graphics quality on Nexus 4?

Playing 3D games on Google Nexus 4 4.7 1280 x 768 pixel resolution (320 ppi) WXGA IPS screen is good. But you can enhance it further by enable 4x MSAA (Multisample anti-aliasing). Yes, turning on MSAA will improve 3D applications and games graphics quality on Nexus 4. All the edges of polygons (the most obvious source of aliasing in 3D graphics) are antialiased. Therefore, you get better image quality just like below example. However, this 4x MASS feature is limited to OpenGL ES 2.0 Android applications and games only. And there might be minor performance hit on intensive 3D games.

Subway Surf @ 4x MSAA

How to enable developer options on Nexus 4?

Developer options on Google Nexus 4 is a must have for developers and power users. However, most normal users like you and me do not require to use those features in Developer options. Therefore, Google disabled them by default starting Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Same apply to Nexus 4 with Jelly Bean. No worry, you still can turn it back on to use Developer options’ features like USB debugging, allow mock locations, force GPU rendering, force 4x MSAA, control background process limit…

Developer options on LG Nexus 4

Google Nexus 4 Recovery Mode

Every Android device has recovery mode. Same apply to Google Nexus 4. As usual, stock recovery does not have much feature compare to custom one like ClockworkMod Recovery or TWRP. But you still get some useful functions like reboot system now, apply update from ADB, wipe data/factory reset and wipe cache partition. Recovery mode should be easy to load after boot into LG Nexus 4 Fastboot, right? Yes, but the stock Android system recovery <3e> can’t seem to be loaded after select Recovery mode from Fastboot, it just have an Android with No command lying there. Well, you are almost there…

Nexus 4 Recovery Mode

How to upgrade Nexus 4 firmware with OTA system update?

My Google Nexus 4 comes with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. After playing for a while, I received Over-the-air OTA system update notification about latest Nexus 4 firmware update which improves system stability and performance. Without further ado, I upgraded Nexus 4 firmware through OTA system update. It is as easy as ABC. Most of the time, system will notify you that there is a new OTA system update available. If no, just check for the system update by yourself manually…

LG Nexus 4 OTA system update

Download Snapdragon BatteryGuru for Android Free

Is your smartphone battery manages to last for your whole day usage? Qualcomm has a free Android application that can help to extends battery performance and improves overall user experience. Yes, Snapdragon BatteryGuru is the one that intelligently making changes to optimize Snapdragon device functionality. Therefore, smartphones like LG Nexus 4, HTC Butterfly and Sony Xperia Z which use Snapdragon chipset can enjoy this feature.

Snapdragon BatteryGuru


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