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...
Angry Birds for Android is Out of Beta… And Free!!!!
It’s been all over the forums since early today, but it was XDA member T Mac‘s thread in the EVO forums that called our attention. You may remember a couple of months ago, the famous iPhone/iPod game, Angry Birds, was successfully ported to Android. At that time, only a lite limited version of the beta was available… until today.
The game has been available for free download since earlier today. Since the original download server was overloaded shortly after releasing this, mirrors started springing up all over XDA. This is the full version and it is perfectly legal (not warez). Just in case you are not familiar, the game basically involves you using a giant slingshot to catapult different kinds of birds against constructions that shield pigs from certain death. Use the birds to tear down the houses and kill those treacherous swines!
You can find more information in the game thread.
Want something published in the Portal? Contact any News Writer.
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
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...