LG G2, the HTC One Max, or the Samsung Galaxy Note III, it is easy to overlook yet another rumored phone. The Sony Honami, which is touted to be the successor of the Xperia Z, already had a lot of leaks, mostly images and renders. But now, we get a chance to see what the Honami might really look and feel like thanks to a custom ROM developed over at XDA.
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Android 4.3 a short time back and the update began rolling-out almost immediately. While getting the official updates is nice to see, the other side of these perks often means quick work when it comes to third party custom ROMs.
Android 4.3 yesterday. They detailed the changes that could be expected and even said the update would begin rolling out to Nexus devices that same day. And in addition, Google released the Android 4.3 factory images. The catch with all this, there is one Nexus branded device that has once again been snubbed in terms of the update.
came available for sale yesterday and it looks like we have already begun seeing some goodies as a result. Earlier in the day we saw the the Camera app and a red phase beam live wallpaper come available for download. While those are a few smaller bits, there is also word of a new ROM based on the Google Edition HTC One.
came to an end a few days back and while that meant a general release for many users, there were some handsets that were left in a sort of hanging state. The folks at CyanogenMod made the shift from RC to general release with the promise of addressing support for the Tegra 2 and Exynos processors at a later time.
general release phase yesterday. This initial general release brought support for a wide variety of devices, however there were a few that were intentionally left out. The folks at CyanogenMod moved forward without support for those with a Samsung Exynos or a Tegra 2 powered device. They did however promise a status update.
Cyanogen team has announced the end of the Release Candidate phase which means things will be shifting towards the stable releases. The updated general release CyanogenMod 10.1.0 builds should be arriving very shortly, but that does bring the question as to which devices will be supported.
CyanogenMod are currently reviewing a new feature. This one brings the camera to the Quick Settings menu shade. Basically, using this feature you will be able to pull down the shade and snap a picture. This feature has been developed by Nebojsa Cvetkovic and from the way it looks, users will be able to capture an image with just two quick taps.
CyanogenMod may soon be getting a new privacy feature. Said feature is called "Run in Incognito Mode" and it is being described as a "simple privacy feature designed to help you keep your personal data under control." The feature is being worked on by Steve Kondik and as we always see with CyanogenMod updates -- there hasn't been any sort of release timeframe given.
HALO beta dropped late last week and it looks like we have another update this week. In short, HALO has been released as an open source offering. The Paranoid Android team has spelled out the details on Google+ and along with the open source news they have included a reminder about how HALO is still in beta.