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...
Enable Wireless N on EVO 4G
You may have heard that the EVO 4G’s wifi chip supports wireless N technology, but how do you go about enabling this on a Sense ROM?
XDA forum member chuckhriczko has found a way to do this and has even provided the download link for the required driver if you don’t fancy editing the /system/lib/modules/bcm4329.ko file. If you fancy having a go yourself using a hex editor, it is in this file that you can see where HTC disabled the wireless N and it is the same file where you can re-enable it.
Some knowledge of using adb to pull and push files to your device is required and of course a wireless N capable router or access point will be needed to test the results.
For the full instructions, visit the original forum thread.
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