If Cyanogen Inc. has its way, you won’t be forced into the Google services if you use Android. Until then, a lot of us are fully invested into the Google ecosystem. We listen to our music on Google Play Music. However, the Google Play Music app could benefit from some tweaks. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that adds some customization options into Google Play Music. XDA Senior Member Maxr1998 offers...
Guide on How to Make Basic Theming Changes to ROMs
Custom ROMs are hard work. Developers spend days, weeks and even months ironing out bugs, getting the theme just right and otherwise perfecting their work. However, not everyone likes the same things or like the work but wish they could change just one thing about it.
For most users, these little changes can be easily overlooked and they can enjoy their experience with any ROM. For some, though, they like their tweaks and themes exactly how they want. It is with this in mind that XDA Senior Member dully79 has come up with a tutorial that will give users who are carrying the Samsung Galaxy S II the ability to give those ROMs those little tweaks they’ve been wanting.
The tutorial is pretty extensive and teaches users how to do things such as change the battery icon and color by using the standard theming tools, such as Gimp. dully79 is also kind enough to link users to more in depth theming tutorials that covers things his tutorial doesn’t cover and adds a warning:
DO NOT ADJUST .9.PNG’S UNLESS YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING
For those who have been wanting to change just a little bit of their ROM, but otherwise like it, you can find all the information, the full tutorial and links in the original thread. Be sure to create a backup before installing anything, just in case something goes wrong.
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Many of you probably dual-boot your personal computers, be it to run Linux alongside Windows or because you have a Mac and hate OS X. On a computer platform, the process can be a life-saver for a variety of reasons, particularly software compatibility/integration. It’s not rare to see computer programmers with Linux partitions or Mac gamers that use bootcamp for their videogames. On computers, the process has gotten relatively simpler over time, with Microsoft and Apple typically supporting the notion....