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...
Galaxy S3 Theming, Nexus 7 Toolkit, and Jelly Bean on TF300T and A100 – XDA Developer TV
Today on XDA Developer TV our good buddy Jordan, talks about Jelly Bean and the Samsung Galaxy S III. Jordan covers news on the Samsung Galaxy S III launcher being ported to any Ice Cream Sandwich ROM. Jordan talks about getting that Android Open Source Project feel while keeping the TouchWiz features on the US variant of the Samsung Galaxy S III.
In more Jelly Bean news, Jordan mentions source-built Jelly Bean for the Acer Iconia A100. Also getting Jelly Bean, is the Asus Transformer. Jordan wraps up the video with some some news about the Nexus 7 toolkit.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Samsung Galaxy S III Launcher Ported to any ICS ROM
- Want the AOSP Feel While Retaining TouchWiz Features on the US Galaxy S III?
- Source-Built Jelly Bean for the Acer Iconia A100
- ASUS Transformer TF300T Gets 4.1.1 AOSP Jelly Bean
- Toolkit for Nexus 7 Gets New Users Started Painlessly
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