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 Your Phone Awake with SmartStay Ex – XDA Developers TV
One of the Samsung Galaxy S III’s cool features is the “Smart Stay.” The feature will prevent your screen from timing out when you are reading something or browsing the web. However this feature is limited to the Galaxy S III. But fear not! Here at XDA Developers we are full of people who see a cool feature, then work hard to get it on other devices. XDA Senior Member elnoxvie offers SmartStay EX.
Newcomer to XDA Developer TV TK reviews the application, showing its features and comparing it to the native functionality on the Samsung Galaxy S III. He reviews what features he likes and talks about the application. Take a minute to review this video.
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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...