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Jimmy McGee · Jul 21, 2014

HTC One Mini Gets Sense 6, Control Tasker with Samsung Gear 2 – XDA Developer TV

HTC One Mini is receiving Sense 6! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this week's news is the comprehensive guide to help you get started with CyanogenMod Theme Development. Also, be sure the check out the article showing you how to control Tasker with your Samsung Gear 2! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other video released this weekend on XDA Developer...

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Jimmy McGee · Jul 11, 2014

CyanogenMod 11 M8 Updated to Android 4.4.4, Chromecast Mirrors Your Device Screen, LG G Watch Custom ROM! – XDA Developer TV

CyanogenMod 11 M8 is now available for supported devices! 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 Chromecast now being able to mirror your Android devices' screen and what you can do with Android Wear! 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 Producer TK released an Xposed...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 30, 2014

Android 4.4.4 Hits More GPe Devices, Rooting Android L On Nexus 5 and 7, Nexus Line Not Going Away! – XDA Developer TV

Android L developer preview for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013) can now be rooted! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is Android 4.4.4 hitting more Google Play edition devices and there is an article about how the Nexus line is not going away! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Be sure the check out the other videos released...

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Will Verduzco · Jun 22, 2014

Show Off Your Cyanogen Love with This Boot Animation Collection

There was a time several years ago, when CyanogenMod was the only large-scale, source-built custom ROM that was officially available for large number of devices. Nowadays, there are quite a few high quality offerings to choose from, each with their particular forte or claim to fame. But even with the abundant diversity of choices available, many users still choose CyanogenMod as their default ROM. XDA Forum Member SlurmsMcKenzie recently created a fantastic set of boot animations to pay tribute to CyanogenMod and Cyanogen Inc...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 13, 2014

Cyanogen Releases OnePlus One Device Tree, Xperia Z1 Gets 4K Video Recording, MediaTek Working on GPL Compliance – XDA Developer TV

Cyanogen releases the OnePlus One Device Tree! 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 MediaTek working on GPL compliance and the 4K video recording for the Xperia Z1 and Z1 Compact! 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 Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday video for PinNotif. Then, Adam...

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Will Verduzco · Jun 10, 2014

Cyanogen Inc Releases Full Device Tree for the OnePlus One!

Many in the XDA community are undoubtedly awaiting the upcoming full-scale release of the OnePlus One (OPO). This device intends to set itself apart from the sea of other smartphone options by not only offering flagship-level specifications at a bargain basement price, but also by aiming to provide a unique software experience through collaboration with Cyanogen Inc. Those who've been following the device are likely aware that the GPL-mandated kernel source code for the device was just released four days ago. For the unaware, this enables aftermarket...

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Jimmy McGee · May 12, 2014

CM11 Nightlies for HTC One M8, Oracle Wins Copright Appeal Against Google?!? – XDA Developer TV

KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy International Galaxy S III and the Galaxy S III Mini has been canceled "for now!" That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the announcement of KitKat for the Droid RAZR HD and that CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies are now available for the HTC ONe M8 and the Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 WiFi! That's not all that's covered in today's video!...

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Jimmy McGee · May 9, 2014

Sony Xperia L Gets CM11, Galaxy S3 i9300 KitKat Canceled! Google Glass XE17 OTA Rolls Out – XDA Developer TV

KitKat may not be coming for the International Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300! 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 of the Sprint HTC One Max receiving Sense 6 and how the FXP team brought CyangenMod 11 to the Sony Xperia L! 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...

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Jimmy McGee · May 5, 2014

CyanogenMod 11 M6 Available, Mobile ODIN 4.20 Released, XDA’s Giving Away Lepow Batteries! – XDA Developer TV

CyanogenMod 11 Milestone 6 is now available! 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 and Slimkat have been ported to the Locked Xperia SP and Mobile ODIN 4.20 has been released! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Be sure to check out the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer...

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Jimmy McGee · Apr 7, 2014

Carrier HTC One M8 to Play Edition, Nokia X Receives Unofficial TWRP and CWM, CM 11 M5 Available – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Sense 5.5 update is coming to the Verizon HTC One Max today! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews some of the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the announcement that the Verizon LG G2's KitKat update was leaked, as well as a story about how to convert your Carrier HTC One M8 to Google Play Edition! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 17, 2014

Google Patents PIE Controls and Drops Wallet Support for Pre-KitKat, Blast From the Past ROMs! – XDA Developer TV

The Android 4.4.2 KitKat OTA for the Bell Canada Galaxy S 4 is now rolling out! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the announcement that CyanogenMod 11 has been released for the HTC Desire Z and the Motorola Milestone 2 gets a functional KitKat build! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the exciting news coming out of...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 14, 2014

T-Mo/Rogers Galaxy S4 Receive KitKat, LG/Google Smartwatch Leaks, and Google Might Pursue Set-Top Gaming? – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.2 KitKat for the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S 4 is being rolled 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 CyanogenMod for the Sony Xperia SP and the leaked Google and LG smartwatch specs! 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 Producer TK released an  Xposed...

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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 · Mar 7, 2014

T-Mo Galaxy Note 3 Gets KitKat, Microsoft Cortana Leaks, Xperia Z2 Camera Ported – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.2 KitKat for the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is 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 of Official CyanogenMod for the Sony Xperia M and that the Xperia Z2 camera has been ported to other Xperia Devices! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA...

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Jimmy McGee · Feb 21, 2014

Samsung Devices Get Unified CM11 Builds, Google’s Project Tango Unveiled – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.2 KitKat for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 has been leaked! 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 Samsung devices are getting unified CyanogenMod 11 builds. Google Project Tango has also been made public, and this project promises Kinect-like abilites for smartphones! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week...

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Jimmy McGee · Feb 14, 2014

Android 4.4.2 for Unlocked HTC One and Moto X, Convert Moto G into Play Edition – XDA Developer TV

Android KitKat 4.4.2 is now available for the unlocked and developer edition HTC Ones! 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 3 is available for 50 devices and their is now a way to turn your Moto G into a Play Edition! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos...

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Will Verduzco · Feb 10, 2014

CyanogenMod 11 Milestone 3 Now Available for 50 Devices

Nowadays with the growing popularity of rooting and device modification, there are quite a few legitimate players in the large-scale, multi-device custom ROM scene. There are new greats such as OmniROM making a splash with impressive new features, as well as older giants like ParanoidAndroid and AOKP, both of which have been home to quite a bit of major innovation over the years. However, there's one large-scale, multi-device custom ROM that for better or worse stands in its own category, and that's CyanogenMod....

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Jimmy McGee · Feb 7, 2014

KitKat Arrives for VZW HTC One, Galaxy S2 Gets Official CM 11 Nightlies, Chromecast SDK Available! – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4 KitKat for the Verizon HTC One has been released! 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 the Samsung Galaxy S2 is getting official CyanogenMod 11 nightlies and the Chromecast SDK is now available for your Hacking pleasure! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer...

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 23, 2014

Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod Review – XDA Developer TV

Oppo has made great strides in becoming a very developer friendly company, from attending XDA:DevCon to providing much needed kernel source code and developer information. Perhaps some of the most exciting news was that a version of the Oppo N1 became the first phone to officially come with CyanogenMod preinstalled from the factory. Recently, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan reviewed the Oppo N1, but didn’t have a chance to get a copy of the official CyanogenMod to review. In the...

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Will Verduzco · Jan 15, 2014

CyanogenMod Installer Now Available on the Mac

A couple of months ago, we talked about the beta release of CyanogenMod installer. The installer, was intended for new users otherwise unfamiliar with the custom ROM world. It essentially serves as the fastest and most streamlined way of installing CyanogenMod onto your device, with little to no effort expended. CM Installer was removed from the Google Play Store not too long after due to developer agreement violations, but that did nothing to halt the project's development. One major limitation of...

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