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...
Deutsch Bahn App Updated
After a very successful launch of Deutsch Bahn, xda member brandi has released many updates to his app. Most of these are not actually bug fixes, but rather improvements over the original release. It’s latest incarnation (version 0.42), carries over improvements from all of its previous releases plus better interface and analytics. The installation cab can be found in the development thread, and as with any newly developed application, feedback is important, so be sure to share your experience with the developer.
- +Added MyLocation Service for Startplace
- +Fixed a lot of Output
- +Added Status Panel
- +Added UpdateChecker
- +Fixed MyLocation Service for More Details
- +Fixed Status Panel
- +Fixed Output for not-Supported Connections
- +Fixed Warnings for Wrong Details
- +Better Analytics.
You can follow the development in the original application thread.
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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...