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...
Android 4.3 OTA for Google Play HTC One and SGS4 Available, Chromecast OTA Blocks Root! – XDA Developer TV
An OTA update of Android 4.3 for the HTC One of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 is available and so are the kernel sources. That and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this week’s news is an article about the new Free Software Foundation completely open source mobile operating system and news about the Google Chromecast OTA that prevents rooting via the current method.
Jordan talks about the other videos released this weekend on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce released a video talking about not calling yourself a programmer. Later, he released a video talking about the pitfalls of creating an Android app. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Android 4.3 OTAs for HTC One and Galaxy S 4 Google Play Editions, Kernel Sources Available
- The Free Software Foundation Wants to Create a Truly Open Source Mobile OS
- Latest Google Chromecast OTA Blocks Root Method
- XDA:DevCon 2013 Has Sold Out!
- XDA Tablet Z Development Competition Voting is Live!
- Don’t Call Yourself a Programmer! – XDA Developer TV
- Creating an Android App 101: Pitfalls – XDA Developer TV
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