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Jimmy McGee · Sep 19, 2014

Android One Devices Available in India! CyanogenMod 11 M10 Released, XDA Pebble Challenge Winners Announced! – XDA Developer TV

Android One devices are now available in India! 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 CyanogenMod 11 Milestone 10 being released and be sure the check out the article talking about the Pebble Challenge Winners. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 10, 2014

Google Wearable Tech SDK Coming Soon, Sony Adds Widgets to Firefox OS, CM 11 Milestone 4 Available – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.2 KitKat over the air update for the HTC Butterfly S is now rolling out! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement that CyanogenMod 11 Milestone 4 has been released and 2011 Xperia devices running CM10 have a mod for recording 720p30 video! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the exciting news coming out...

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Jimmy McGee · Nov 8, 2013

Source-Built Android 4.4 ROMs Incoming! CyanogenMod 11 Development Started – XDA Developer TV

Source-Built Android 4.4 KitKat is now available on the LG Optimus G and the Sony Xperia Z! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement that CyanogenMod 10.2 M1 is here and KitKat-Based CyanogenMod 11 is coming soon, and you can find a KNOX-Free Android 4.3 leak for the Samsung Galaxy S III (GT-I9300). That's not all that covered in today's video! Jordan...

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Samantha · Feb 14, 2013

CynanogenMod 9, 10, Paranoid Android 2.55 Receive Xperia Small Apps

Sony's Small Apps debuted on the James Bond's very own Xperia T, allowing the superspy to do some quick and simple maths calculations and jot down some quick reminders among other functions while having other applications running simultaneously. Useful to many Xperia users who have had received ports to their Xperia devices running stock ICS firmwares such as the Xperia Arc, Xperia P, and Xperia Ion, Sony Small Apps have also been ported to devices from any manufacturer running CyanogenMod...

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Haroon Q. Raja · Dec 26, 2012

Easily Compile CM10, CM10.1 or AOKP on Ubuntu 12.10

XDA forums are full of ROMs of all sorts, and for devices of all types. One can usually find a new version of Android for many of these devices much before the manufacturer pushes its official update---and that's if they decide to do it at all. Most of these releases come in the form of CyanogenMod or AOKP builds. However, you can't always find a ROM based on the latest version of Android for some of the less popular devices....

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Jimmy McGee · Dec 19, 2012

XDA’s Top Stories from 2012! – XDA Developer TV

2012 is rapidly coming to a close, and if the Mayan's are to be believed, so is the end of all time. Just in time, XDA News Corespondent Jordan talks about the top stories from 2012, and the end of 2011. Some of the stories mentioned are regarding making calls using MagicJack on an Android phone and Adobe Flash on Jelly Bean devices. Additionally, Jordan talks about the Top XDA Developer TV videos of 2012. From XDA Developer TV Producer Erica's...

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Jimmy McGee · Dec 17, 2012

Improving Video Quality on Nexus 4, Sharing apps on Android 4.2+, HD2 Gets Android 4.2! – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.2.1 landed on the the Asus Transformer TF700 and more, this weekend at XDA-Developers. Our friend Jordan takes the time to round up those stories that we may have missed. First he talks about increasing the video bitrate on the Google Nexus 4. In other news you can now share apps across multiple users on the Google Nexus 7! In CyanogenMod 10 news, Jordan talks about the CyanogenMod 10-based ROM for the LG G2x. Also, Jordan mentions the HTC HD2 getting Android...

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Jimmy McGee · Dec 14, 2012

Nook HD/HD+ Rooted, Galaxy Camera Open Source Bootloader, ARM in Linux Kernel 3.7! – XDA Developer TV

Permanent Root for the Nook HD and HD+ and root for the Galaxy S III Mini I8190 are only two stories released this week at XDA. Our friend Jordan takes the time to round up all the important stories. Jordan talks about the the stable release of the Linux kernel with ARM support. In other XDA Developer TV releases, Jordan talks about XDA Developer TV Producer Erica's Big Android BBQ video and Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler's Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note II...

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Former Writer · Dec 12, 2012

Samsung Rugby Pro Gets Official TWRP, Rugby Smart Gets CM9, CM10

Even the less popular devices need some lovin' too. The Samsung Rugby Pro and Samsung Rugby Smart aren't the most well known smartphones on XDA. However, that hasn't prevented developers from hacking then and releasing some good stuff. Now, the Rugby Pro has official TWRP, and the Rugby Smart has CM9 and CM10 ports. XDA Senior Member kemonine96, who has done much work with XBMC, has released various treats for the two devices. The most recent offerings are TWRP for...

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Former Writer · Dec 11, 2012

LG P350 and Optimus 3D Receive CM10 Ports

If developers have proven anything since the release of Android 4.1, it's that it can run on just about any device. Recently, two LG devices have gotten the port. The first is the LG Optimus 3D, which is a dual-core device. The other is the much older LG Optimus Me P350, with it's 600 MHz single-core processor. XDA Senior Member keyur2maru released the unofficial CM10 port for the Optimus Me P350. The Optimus 3D received an official release from the...

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Conan Troutman · Dec 10, 2012

CM10 Makes Its Way to the Amaze 4G (At Long Last…)

Some devices are lucky enough to get unofficial updates to the latest Android builds in no time at all, others have to endure a little bit of a wait. Some devices however, such as the Amaze 4G, are left hanging just that little bit longer than most. Fortunately though for Amaze owners looking for CM10 on their device, the wait is now over. XDA Recognized Developer sportsstar89 posted an unofficial build of CM10 for the device, which has all the major functionality you'll...

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Jimmy McGee · Dec 10, 2012

Android 4.2 on Xoom, Raspberry Pi Web Hosting, XDA Swag! – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.2 for the Motorola Xoom, and more this weekend at XDA. Our friend Jordan takes the time to round up these important stories and serve them up to us in bite-size pieces. First, he talks about the Galaxy Note II's multi-window functionality being ported to the Galaxy S II. In other, news you can now pre-order XDA gear! In CyanogenMod 10 news, Jordan talks about the unofficial release for the Droid RAZR M. Also, Jordan mentions the HTC G2 / Desire...

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Former Writer · Dec 10, 2012

Permanent Root for the Nook HD and HD+, Unofficial CM10 for the HD+

While the Kindle Fire HD and Google Nexus 7 made quite the splash upon release, the launch of Barnes & Noble's latest tablets was a bit less bombastic. That didn't stop developers from noticing and hacking it. Now, the Nook HD and Nook HD+ have root. XDA Senior Member verygreen has done a lot of work for the latest tablets from Barnes & Noble, starting with root and ending with a very early build of CM10. The root process is...

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Former Writer · Dec 9, 2012

Unofficial CM10 for the Droid RAZR M

It is always an exciting time when an AOSP-derived ROM makes its first appearance on a device. It not only gives users a chance to try out vanilla Android on their new toys, but also sets the stage for future AOSP releases. Plus, users seem to really enjoy the full Google experience. Now, Motorola Droid RAZR M users can run CyanogenMod 10. The unofficial port was released by XDA Senior Member dhacker29, who also released an unofficial build of CM10...

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David Watt · Dec 8, 2012

Unofficial CyanogenMod 10 Hits the Sony Xperia X10

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 owners can start to get excited, as the device now has a CyanogenMod 10 ROM, albeit in a very pre-alpha state. With only 384 MB of RAM and a single core 1 GHz CPU, the Xperia X10 is one of those devices you just don't expect to see running Android's latest 4.1 Jelly Bean. XDA Senior Member scritch007 is the developer responsible for the ROM. Having previously released CyanogenMod 9 for the X10, he is using the same knowledge in order to get the...

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Jimmy McGee · Dec 7, 2012

Android 4.1.2 for i9300, Google Now Updated, Verizon Galaxy Note 2 Rooted – XDA Developer TV

There was a lot of great news this week at XDA, starting with the report of the new Google Now updates. Jordan covers many other stories as well. Jordan talks about the many different rooting articles. First, the Odin root method for the Verizon Galaxy Note II. Second, was the story on the application called Root Transmission. Third, was the video covering three ways to root the Samsung Galaxy S III on XDA Developer TV. In other XDA Developer TV...

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Former Writer · Dec 4, 2012

Unofficial CyanogenMod 10 on the AT&T Galaxy Note II

The Galaxy Note II wasn't released long ago, but it has enjoyed a controversial existence so far. While the phone is quite an impressive device, Samsung has had some issues with documentation that has frustrated many developers working on all Exynos-based devices. That didn't stop the AOSP goodness from flowing in, though, and now the AT&T Galaxy Note II variant has a CM10 port. The port was released by XDA Senior Member madmack. It is an initial release, so it's a little...

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Former Writer · Nov 28, 2012

Flyme OS and a Couple Jelly Bean Ports for the Galaxy S I9001

The last time we brought you news about the Samsung Galaxy S I9001, it was to tell you that CyanogenMod 10 had been ported. Since then, the CM10 efforts for the device have been taken over by XDA Senior Member ivendor. Since then, AOSP development for the Galaxy S I9001 has been a veritable frenzy. With AOSP-built ROMs flying all over the place, and even some fun ROM ports. The release of CM10 for the device in turn made ports like...

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Jimmy McGee · Nov 26, 2012

4G LTE Chip in the Nexus 4 Update, CyanogenMod 10.1 Experimental Version – XDA Developer TV

Our good friend Jordan is here to get you caught up on all the Android development news from this weekend. Jordan updates the news we recently reported regarding the 4G chip in the Nexus 4. Also in 4G related news, Jordan talks about the HTC Incridible 4G LTE getting a Non-HTCDev bootloader unlock. Finally, Jordan covers the article detailing how to compile Android 4.2 for the AT&T Galaxy S II Skyrocket. In CyanogenMod 10 news, Jordan mentions the unofficial alpha release for...

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Conan Troutman · Nov 24, 2012

Unofficial CyanogenMod 10 Alpha for the Samsung Galaxy W

AOSP loving Samsung Galaxy W (i8150) owners rejoice because CM10 has arrived, albeit in alpha form. With its 512 MB of RAM and single core processor, the Galaxy W is one of those devices that, according to some, would struggle to run Android 4.0---let alone 4.1. However, all that means to the developers here at XDA is, challenge accepted. XDA Recognized Developer arco68 Recently released his unofficial version of CyanogenMod 10 for the device. Despite its alpha status, the build seems...

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