April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
CyanogenMod 11 Milestone 3 Now Available for 50 Devices
Nowadays with the growing popularity of rooting and device modification, there are quite a few legitimate players in the large-scale, multi-device custom ROM scene. There are new greats such as OmniROM making a splash with impressive new features, as well as older giants like ParanoidAndroid and AOKP, both of which have been home to quite a bit of major innovation over the years. However, there’s one large-scale, multi-device custom ROM that for better or worse stands in its own category, and that’s CyanogenMod.
After its relatively recent incorporation, CyanogenMod Inc started doing some pretty interesting things. We recently took a look at the CyanogenMod edition of the Oppo N1, and are all very excited to see if OnePlus One really amounts to two. But luckily, despite all of CyanogenMod Inc’s progress as a company, they have still kept up with their original mission of developing for the community.
Now the CyanogenMod team has gotten one step closer to the “stable” build of CyanogenMod 11, with the release of CyanogenMod 11 Milestone 3. Unlike their nightly builds, these nearly monthly snapshot builds are highly polished, with almost no major bugs or issues. That said since these are not final builds, there may be a few minor issues here and there that have crept through the cracks. In any case, these are likely to be incredibly minor. So if you’re a CyanogenMod user, you should definitely give the M3 builds a shot.
You can get started with M3 by heading over to the source links below and downloading Milestone 3 for your device, as well as the appropriate Gapps. Then once you’re done downloading and installing, be sure to head over to your device forum here at the XDA Forums to get in on the discussion and also share your thoughts on M3 in the comments below!
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The beginning of April is dominated by April Fools. There are jokes and pranks everywhere, which are meant to fool people. This news is no joke though, as Google has pushed the shiny red button to send out over-the-air updates to supported devices. Well, sort of, as only a few of available Nexus devices got updates to Android 5.1. Here's a list of OTAs that can be downloaded and flashed by stock recoveries. You can find guides on how to revert...
Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites and vendors following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far....