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...
BroodROM Configurator Allows For Post Flash Customization
One of the most fun things about flashing a custom ROM is finding out about all the add ons that developers sometimes leave out of the change log. A new font, a themed keyboard, having the Facebook widget match the theme (for once). However, flashing mods and tweaks can be a pain in the behind.
Enter BroodROM Configurator. XDA Senior Member broodplank1337 has devised this nifty tool to allow users of the Samsung Galaxy S i9000 to choose their features on a ROM and installing them without needing Terminal Emulator or flashing via recovery.
The Configurator has a plethora of features, including:
Choose GPU Driver
Enable/Disable Media scanning
Choose boot animation (RC 1/2) or choose a custom one
Install extended status bar (scrollable, 14 buttons)
Install extra languages (locale app, arabian)
Choose boot sound (standard, feacore, none) or choose a custom one
Choose a GPS Server (14 Servers available)
Choose a DNS Server (5 Servers available)
Choose a APN List (Default, Cyanogenmod APN List)
Enable, Update or Disable AdBlocker (hosts file)
Wipe selected partition
Calibrate battery, Install battery tweak, Battery hints
Recover from bootloop
Turn phone off, reboot phone, reboot in recovery, reboot in download
You can also do things like pick your scheduler or even your kernel and works on XXKPS, XXKPU & XXKQ1 ROMs, even though it’s designed for specifically for BroodROM. After running the Configurator, you’re ready to go with your new set up.
If this is something you could see yourself using, you can check out the original thread for additional details, full features list and even a nifty instructional video. As usual, make a back up first, just in case something doesn’t flash right.
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