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...
Keep the Triangle Away with TriangleAway – XDA Developer TV
Here at XDA Developers, we love to flash our devices to our hearts content. However, Samsung has introduced a kernel flash counter that keeps track of custom kernel flashes. XDA Elite Recognized Developer Chainfire then created an app to reset the counter and make the triangle go away. Chainfire has adapted that to many devices.
In this video our buddy TK reviews the application. He reviews what features he likes and talks about the application. He discusses Chainfire’s back and forth with Samsung. They try and work around his application, and Chainfire figures out how to make TriangleAway.
Be sure to check out other great XDA Developer TV Videos!
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- Google Accessory Development Kit (ADK) 2012 Unboxed the XDA Way – XDA Developer TV
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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...