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...
Live Wallpaper (OpenGL Support) Hack for the HTC Legend
The HTC Legend, out of the box, doesn’t support the Live Wallpaper feature that can be found on the Nexus One, the Desire, or the EVO 4G. XDA developer rodigezstyle however created a hack, which enables this great looking feature. The hack only works for rooted HTC Legends, and only experienced users should try this. If you’re new to Android development, please try to search and read first to avoid making costly mistakes. Installation must be done via recovery mode, so you actually have to flash the hack to your device.
Originally posted by rodigezstyle
you will have :
- full OpenGL Support !!!
- a Live Wallpaper fitted Rosie.apk
- Original Sense Live Wallpaper (LWP)
- all Nexus One preinstalled LWP
- Starfield LWP
The OpenGL support is a nice addition because it makes everything much smoother. Credits for the OpenGL mod go to zifnab, jcase & MagnusRagnarok.
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