This wonderful Geek-Christmas time of the year is back once more, promising a lot of exciting reveals from big manufacturers such as HTC and Samsung, but also some pretty gems teased by other smaller OEMs. What kind of exciting products will we see? While we've got a lot of leaked information from the highly expected S6 and M9, there is still a lot to learn about both - and about everything else that will be shown. What kind of trends will...
CyanogenMod 7 RC3 Now Available for Many Devices!
XDA forum member Cyanogen‘s custom ROM CyanogenMod has been a force to be reckoned with since its first appearance on XDA, back in 2009. Since then, Cyanogen’s offerings have evolved not only in version number, but also in the scope of included features. Jump past the break for more.
Now rocking Release Candidate 3 status, CyanogenMod 7 is back and better than ever. According to the CyanogenMod Wiki:
CyanogenMod (/sɪˈænoʊdʒəŋmäd/) is a customized, aftermarket firmware distribution for select Android devices. Based on the Android Open Source Project, CyanogenMod is designed to increase performance and reliability over Android-based ROMs released by vendors and carriers such as Google, TMobile, HTC, etc. CyanogenMod also offers a variety features & enhancements that are not currently found in these versions of Android.
This multi-device ROM offers features including, but not limited to:
- Customizable Notification Tray Power Widget
- Application Moving (To / From SD Card)
- Lock Screen Customization
- Por… err… Incognito Mode
- Phone Goggles
- Profile Support
- Quiet Hours
- DSP Manager
- Tap-To-Focus Camera App
- And Much, Much More…
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Last week, I wrote about the best apps to unleash the raw photographic power of your Lollipop smartphone. All four of those cameras generate lossless DNG images with pounds of potential for apps like Photoshop to unlock, but what if you’re looking to edit or view those pics on the go? QuickPic, Google Photos, and the other mainstays treat raw images like they don't exist. This rundown seeks to fill the void and give you full control over your precious pictures....
While the majority of the top apps have already incorporated Google's newest design language, there are still very many apps that are in need of some Material Design love. Which apps do you think are most desperately in need of an update?