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...
Monitor your Battery’s Status Using your Droid X’s LED with BattMonX
We recently shared with you an app to monitor some battery stats for any Android Device. Thanks to XDA member scary alien, Droid X owners have a special app to monitor the battery status of their Droid X using the LED to display current activities such as:
You can also select different intervals to check the battery. As quoted from the developer, this is the goal of the app and what it does:
BattMonX is a utility for the Motorola Droid X to turn on the LED indicator light while the phone’ screen is off to indicate its battery state: charged, discharging, or charged/full.
To learn more about the app and try it out for yourself, check out the discussion thread and give feedback to the developer.
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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...