CyanogenMod 11 M7 is being pushed to download servers starting today.The team at Cyanogen have indicated that this build still runs Android 4.4.2, but that the next major release, M8, will be based off Android 4.4.3. Google has started rolling out OTA Android 4.4.3 updates for several Nexus branded devices last week, and Motorola has also started pushing out the latest Android build to the Moto X, Moto G and the Moto E.
The M7 update brings performance improvements for low-memory devices, a new calculator UI, Trebuchet enhancements and much more. Here's a changelog of the new features:
- Common: Theme Chooser UI Overhaul
- Common: Calculator app redesign (courtesy Xlythe)
- Common: Performance Profiles
- Common: Improved theming performance on low memory devices (~512MB RAM or less)
- Trebuchet: Move settings to new slide-out panel
- Trebuchet: Consolidate settings for home and drawer options
- Media: Add FFMPEG support (expanded media format support)
- Bluetooth: Improved support for new car audio systems and docks
- Various small bugfixes, global and device-specific
With the latest build, Cyanogen has announced support for new devices that include the HTC One M8, Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (mondrianwifi), Galaxy Note 8.0 LTE (n5120) and LG G2 Docomo (l01f).
While the M8 update will be live in the month of July, you can try the CyanogenMod nightly builds if you're interested in getting your hand on Android 4.4.3 right away.
Source: CyanogenMod blog
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