CyanogenMod 12 Nightlies are now available for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of factory images for the YU Yureka and be sure to check out the article talking about Microsoft investing in Cyanogen, Inc! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA...
Align Your Squares With the Fully Playable Blocks Live Wallpaper for Android
Remember that fancy Tetris Live Wallpaper we saw back in October that allowed you to watch the timelessly classic game from the comfort of your home screen? Well, unfortunately for all of us, the powers that be decided that having Tetris in the name was grounds for removal from the Android Market.
All is not lost, however, as XDA moderator Jug6ernaut has been hard at work, taking this opportunity to make substantial improvements to the wallpaper-game. While before it just allowed users to watch the pieces fall, now users are able to actually play the game right from their home screens, a first for Android live wallpapers. The end result is that the revamp has made the live wallpaper even more appealing than ever before!
Tetris Live Wallpaper Pro got removed bc it had “tetris” in the name. So i took the chance to totally revamp it.
I am proud to present “Blocks Live Wallpaper Pro” a truly revolutionary Android application. Blocks Live Wallpaper is the FIRSTand ONLY program on the market that is both a Live Wallpaper and a Game in one! There is a free ad supported version and Pro version with no ads and more features. Here is the exert from the market post.
With both free and premium versions, what more could you want? Be sure to continue on to the original thread to make your home screens even more captivating.
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Reports indicate that Microsoft is investing in the rogue Android forker Cyanogen. The funding round is said to be upwards of $70 million, and could allow for a cooperation between Cyanogen and the Silicon Valley giant in the ongoing battle of mobile operating systems. This could be a strategic movement in coordination with other investors given Cyanogen's expression of rebellion against Google's tightening control over Android, as the custom ROM maker has recently spoken out against the "tyranny" of Google in regards...
Reports keep iterating over the rumors that Samsung has been trimming down TouchWiz for its upcoming devices. After years of customer complaints, particularly from power users, Samsung seems to finally have taken initiative towards cracking down the stutters that often plague some of its devices, particularly older ones or those that see a long life without clean-ups. But even handsets like the Galaxy S5 managed to be outperformed by low range devices. Android enthusiasts as a whole took disdain in Samsung's...