SlimWizz2_Tablet:SlimWizz stretched to tabletUI with multiwindow

SlimWizz2_Tablet …SlimWizz streched to tabletUI
!!! Not for users looking for fancy stock apps !!!
This is full wipe ROM

Purpose: Make SlimWizz work as tablet to take advantage of huge real estate offered by Note.

Actions: Integrate xperiacle mods in slimwizz alongwith Note10.1 apps

Generous Help offered by:
xperiacle (Thanks for reviewing this ROM and providing multiwindow and tablet patch)
raj_ch2002 (Thanks for XXLSC rom @240DPI ROM and allowing it to use as base rom)
ianbbaa : You started it all !!! Thanks for Tab5.3
barathan, mac231us, Adhityairvan, raghav84, Galaxtus, KSauzeRK and many more for keeping this thread alive and me motivated
Current state: SlimWizz transformed to SlimWizz2_tablet @198mb With Responsive, minimal and stock interface and retained all necessary features.

ToDo: 1. cwm package for snote, 2. Give Note10.1 apps a dark look 3. add blackberry lockscreen

Brief: Rom is based on SlimWizz (Based on XXLSC rom @240DPI by Raj). ROM is for users who like to build up their own ROMs with a working minimal base. This rom is solely for educational purpose. Please do not flash this rom if you are not fully aware of side center and bottom effect of ROM flashing.

Flashing time : under 100 Secs from wiping partitions…

download : SlimWizz2_tablet

Installation: use philz TW kernel (i am using philz3.99)
1. download SlimWizz2_Tablet and xplose framework along with xposed app setting module. place these files on sdcard
2. boot in recovery
3. cleanup for new rom flash(use philz menu)
4. install rom
In case you want better appearance
5. post flash please enable unknown sources from sdcard in settings
6. install xposed framework and xposed app settings module (since developer dont wish it to be included in custom roms, i have not included it)
7. activate configure xposed framework and app settings module, proceed for reboot
8. using xposed app setting configure contacts,mms email as 177DPI with 800×1280 resolution and enable TabletUI (refer screenshot no 4)
9. depending on your test you may keep certain appz at 240 DPI. (I prefer root explorer and xposed app settings programs at 240 DPI)
10. install any other apps if you want and enjoy SlimWizz stretched to tabletUI
You can download xposed framework and app setting module from xperiacle’s thread here in N7000 app & themes section. Thread also provide you detailed overview and help.

Changelog:
1. contacts, mms, email apps replaced with respective apps from Note10.1.
2. added google sync (contacts,calendar,picasa & bookmarks) on demand
3. tabletUI and multiwindow mod from xperiacle. Please thank xperiacle here.

Note:
This is not a perfect ROM. Perfection is journey not a destination. But You can make it best for you since it offers you a basic stuff needed. Put only your required stuff.
Don’t buy all that is sold, Don’t desire what you hold. Just take what you need, rest is only a weed 

Nice widgets for I9003 from Xperia

Attaching few sleek widgets from xperia. Hope you find it useful.Screenies as under..
1. Timer Widget..Cute one 
2. Digital Clock
3. World Clock (displays 3zones with dialer indicating day or night)
4. Analog Clock (great looking analog clock)

Procedure
1. extract widgets from zip file
2. move apk files to sdcard
3. install apks in normal way.

Note: I do not take credit for these apps. I just collected them.

ChippyROM.V2.XXKPQ .. Work in progress

I have moved to XXKPQ sometime back and also changes few of my favorite apps. ChippyROM.V2.XXKPQ is not developed or coded by me and i do not take credit of this creation. I have just collected and compiled various apks, modded few pngs and deleted many.. :).

This rom is heavily based on work by Tarunagg, blaqkarma, doomlord and Amit on xda-developers I9003 forum.

Few of the screenies of this ROM are as under.

Lock ScreenDefault HomeNews and WeatherMultimedia

Bit of polishing will make this rom worthy. As of now i am giving it a final touch.

Flashing GINGERBREAD Rom to GT-I9003

Pre requisites and Instructions:

1. Before you start flashing make backups of phone specially contacts, photos, text messages, videos and music files. Please remember phone will be formatted during the process and the data will be lost. Anything which is in SD card will not be lost, so you can alternatively move to SD Card.

2. Remove the SIM card as well as the external SD cards if any in your phone. This is advisable.

3. Now, ensure that you keep some things handy like USB cable which you have got with GT I9003 and also the device,

4. Most importantly you need to ensure that your phone has at least 60-80% of battery power left, this is just an advisory which if followed then you will not experience any difficulties as while updation of the device the battery consumption is at a maximum.

5. Ensure that you have administrative rights for computer / laptop which runs on a XP, Vista  or Windows 7 OS to download and install the software including the drivers and also along with this you will be requiring the USB port on your computer which supports USB 2.0.

6. Check if you can get into the download mode which is the top most necessity for updating your device.  For those whose devices unable to get into the download mode and the recovery mode follow instructions here.

7. Download Odin (program required to push updates files to device and usb drivers (if kies is installed you will not need drivers) from http://www.samfirmware.com/WEBPROTECT-programandroid.htm

8. Download available gingerbread firmware and pit (partition information table) file from http://www.samfirmware.com/WEBPROTECT-i9003.htm. Unzip this file to get either one(pda or code file) , three(pda,csc and phone or modem) or four files(boot,pda,csc and phone files).

9. Ensure that you have closed the KIES completely and also disable any firewalls if any.

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Hello..!!!

Welcome to Chippy’s Wizz-Dome.

This is my online note pad where I keep on recording my thoughts, experiences and learning. Please understand that these are just my views/perceptions and may not be very near to reality.

If you find any gap or mistake, please share your views/facts or point me to the appropriate link.

Best Rgards

Chippy