CyanogenMod 11.0 M8 rolling out now for supported devices

CyanogenMod CidCyanogenMod team has started churning out CM 11.0 M8 builds for supported devices earlier today. Now available via CM Updater on the CyanogenMod running devices and as a manual download from their website, the new release is based on Android 4.4.4 and brings a number of improvements and fixes.

CyanogenMod 11.0 M8 also adds support for several new devices like Sony Xperia Z2 (sirius), Xiaomi Mi2 (aries), Oppo Find 7a/s (Find7) and OnePlus One (bacon), which have been getting nightlies for some time.

Here is the full change-log

  • Android 4.4.4 (Google)
  • Fix for VPN issues related to 4.4.3
  • Enable ‘Heads Up’ notification mode (Settings > Notifications)
  • Interface’ replaced by ‘Status Bar’, ‘Notification Drawer’, and ‘Gestures’
  • Moved ‘Expanded Desktop’ to ‘Display’
  • Moved all lock screen related items to ‘Lock Screen’ and removed duplicates from ‘Security’
  • Moved ‘Navigation Bar’ layout control to ‘Buttons’
  • Trebuchet: Custom Homescreen grid size, Add Protected Apps feature, Add Search Panel (Google Now) option
  • WhisperPush: No longer ignores ‘Blacklist’
  • Futex: Protect against Towelroot
  • Various small bugfixes, global and device-specific

To remind you, M or Milestone releases are the new stable releases for CM, if you are waiting for stable CM 11.0, any M release is the most stable experience you are going to get.

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