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...
Swype Android Skin
We recently featured an HTC like swype skin but as the Android look is becoming increasingly common in the Windows Mobile space, there’s now also a swype skin available with an Android look.
Originally posted by waterproof125
I made my own skin for the Swype keyboard that looks like the HTC android keyboard but its only VGA portrait. I have no clue what will happen on a non VGA phone.
To use skin:
replace the original skin files in the swype cab with the .bmps attached
ensure their location is the same as the original
all portrait skins
To get the skin continue on to the thread
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