CyanogenMod 11.0 M8 - out today

CyanogenMod 11.0 M8 - out today
At the time of writing this article, the CyanogenMod downloads page is churning out the ROMs of the mod's latest snapshot – 11.0 M8. Currently, there is support for 28 devices, notably the Sony Xperia Z1, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Google Nexus 5, Xiaomi Mi2, Oppo Find 7A and OnePlus One. Support for more devices is going to increase to around 80 (including the Sony Xperia Z2, according to the changelog) throughout the month.

CyanogenMod 11.0 M8 is making a move to Android 4.4.4 and brings some new features - notably the VPN fixes, custom home-screen grid sizes and the"Heads-up" notifications – floating cards that appear above whatever you are doing. The mod adds a useful Do Not Disturb function - you can select the specific apps that you don’t want interrupted by notifications. (For alternate methods to get "Heads-up" on your 4.0+ device – check this article)

Full changelog follows below:

# 11.0.0 M8
  •  Common: Android 4.4.4 (Google)
  •  New Devices: Sony Xperia Z2 (sirius); Xiaomi Mi2 (aries); Oppo Find 7a/s (find7); OnePlus One (bacon)
  •  Common: Fix VPN issues related to 4.4.3 merge
  •  Common: Enable 'Heads Up' notification mode (Settings > Notifications)
  •  Settings: 'Interface' replaced by 'Status Bar', 'Notification Drawer', and 'Gestures'
  •  Settings: Moved 'Expanded Desktop' to 'Display'
  •  Settings: Moved all lock screen related items to 'Lock Screen' and removed duplicates from 'Security'
  •  Settings: Moved 'Navigation Bar' layout control to 'Buttons'
  •  Trebuchet: Custom Homescreen grid size
  •  Trebuchet: Add Protected Apps feature
  •  Trebuchet: Add Search Panel (Google Now) option
  •  WhisperPush: No longer ignores 'Blacklist'
  •  Futex: Protect against Towelroot
  •  Various small bugfixes, global and device-specific

source: Reddit via Androidcentral

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6 Comments

1. Eonnaydra

Posts: 217; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

I hope they will fix the camera bug, it's so annoying. Anyway, it's brilliant ! My rooted S3 is blazing fast.

2. scotty0717

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 11, 2011

I'm thoroughly confused.. I am running a "HTC M8" and running CYAN 11.0 which runs 4.4.4. With pop up notification and all. Is this a milestone that this article is talking about? If not this old news.

3. VoicelessV

Posts: 18; Member since: Jul 08, 2014

Do you have a "nightly" installed? Cyanogen team only announced having "discovered" the heads-up on 19th of June and afaik, this is the first snapshot build to come out since. If you are using a nightly build - that's cool - but it's definitely news for the folks who wait for the more stable M builds :)

4. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

OnePlus One = Bacon???

5. WahyuWisnu

Posts: 1001; Member since: May 29, 2014

tasty...

6. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Enjoy while it lasts. ARM's TrustZone will kill all these costom ROM business quite soon.

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