If you are familiar with Xiaomi, you might have heard that they are not the most compliant when it comes to the General Public License that makes the core of Android open to us. The terms of the GPLv2 state that since the Android kernel is based on the Linux kernel, which is licensed under GPL,v2 Android has to be open-source for everyone to study or modify, and those that modify the Android kernel have to make their sources immediately available for...
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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