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...
Stress Test Google Latitude: Android User’s Help Needed
XDA moderator Stericson, known for being the creator of MetaMorph and NinjaMorph, is stress testing Google Latitude on Android. Goal of this stress test is to see how it performs under heavy load. The way he tests it is by getting as much ‘Latitude friends’ as possible. The current number of friends is 840 and Google Mobile seems to be showing some interest in the test.
However, 840 Latitude friends is not enough yet. He needs a lot more to push the limits as far as possible. That’s why he asked us to place a notice on the portal, asking Android users to be a part of this.
Originally posted by Stericson
Mostly I am Looking to have Android fans and users add me to Latitude so I can Take screenshots of the “Android World” and show the reach of Google’s Android Platform.
You can find up to date results by following him on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/stericson
Adding Stericson as a Latitude friend to your list doesn’t take much time, it’s very easy.
Visit the thread for more instructions, and on behalf of Stericson, thanks for all the help!
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