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CyanogenMod 11 M8 is now out, brings Android 4.4.4 KitKat

CyanogenMod 11 M8 is now available for download on selected devices. For the first time, the Sony Xperia Z2 (sirius), Xiaomi Mi2 (aries), Oppo Find 7a/s (find7) and OnePlus One (bacon) are graced by the popular third-party ROM.

One of the most major pieces of news regarding the update is that it’s based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. In addition to its enhancements to the core of the OS, it brings a ‘Heads Up’ notification mode (accessible through Settings > Notifications).

Here’s the full list of major features and enhancement that the CyanogenMod 11 M8 build brings.

  • Fix VPN issues related to 4.4.3 merge
  • ‘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

The CyanogenMod 11 M8 ROM is stable for the following devices.

• Samsung Galaxy S​
​• Samsung Galaxy S (B)​
​• Google Nexus 7 2013 (Wi-Fi)​
​• Oppo Find 7A​
​• Oppo Find 5​
​• Samsung Galaxy Express (AT&T)​
​• HTC One XL​
​• Samsung Epic 4G​
​• HTC One X​
​• Barnes & Noble Nook Color​
​• LG Optimus G Pro (All e98x GSM)​
​• LG Optimus G (Intl)​
​• LG Optimus G (Canada)​
​• LG Optimus G (AT&T)​
​• HTC Droid DNA​
​• Google Nexus 7 2013 (4G)​
​• LG G2 (Intl)​
​• LG G2 (T-Mobile)​
​• Samsung Galaxy S III (US)​
• ​Google Nexus S​
• ​Samsung Captivate​
• ​OnePlus One​
​• Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G​
• ​Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet​
​• Acer Iconia Tab A700​
• ​Sony Xperia Z1 Compact​

The HTC One (M8), as long as some other popular smartphones, is currently having its CM11 M8 under the Nightly category. If you don’t find your phone listed above, head over to that category and seek it there.

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