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...
WorldCup2010 Live Wallpaper for Android
To help you join in the World Cup fever on your Android device, XDA forum member shikitou has designed a world cup themed Live Wallpaper for Android. There are two versions available – free and paid. The free version of WorldCup2010 Live Wallpaper supports touch, gravity and acceleration. However, the paid version has a few more features:
- Set all sensors argument
- Choose country fields and ball skins
- Dynamically updating soccer & field picture
- Set dynamic updating frequency
- Set soccer quantity and soccer size
- Real-time score push notification
Requires Android 2.1 (Eclair).
The free version is available to download in the application thread, the paid version is available in the Market.
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