Android 5.0 Lollipop is a great release. It’ has improving usability with material design, given us quick access to our notifications on our home screen, and more. However, there are some very unique idiosyncrasies regarding the notification sounds and silent mode. Basically, it’s not truly silent. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you truly silence your Lollipop device. XDA Recognized Developer tonyp created the True Silent Mode module. TK shows off...
HTC Releases Kernel Source and Framework Files for the HTC One M8
The HTC One M8 (2014) is a fantastic device, and one which manages to improve upon its critically acclaimed predecessor in practically every way. We recently talked about how XDA Senior Recognized Developer jcase and Recognized Developer beaups managed to root the device. But naturally, the real fun doesn’t begin until there are high-performance custom kernels for any given device. Now, HTC has taken the first steps towards letting the aftermarket developer community do what it does best.
Late last night, HTC posted the GPL-mandated kernel source code files for the HTC One M8 (2014). The source code and framework support files are available for 16 variants, including every US carrier currently selling the device as well as the Google Play edition.
If you’re a kernel developer looking to get started on the M8, today is your day. To get started, head over to HTCDev’s Developer Center and download the kernel source for the appropriate variant of the M8.
[Many thanks to Sunymoore for the tip!]
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Once a year, top players in the mobile sphere gather for MWC, to show off what they've been working on and collectively set the standard for the year to come. Yesterday was a big day with the launch of HTC and Samsung's flagships, alongside numerous other announcements, and today it was Google's turn to take the stage. SVP Sundar Pichai took the stage in Barcelona to speak about Google's network initiatives, Project Link and Project Loon, as well as to...