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View Poll Results: Do you want Blade to be Stock or include some Mods?
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[ROM][10/SEP] Blade ELITE v2.0 | 288MB | Sense 5 | 4.18.401.2 | Mods

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3rd December 2012, 11:46 AM   |  #1  
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INFORMATION

- Based on 4.18.401.2 RUU
- 288 MB MB
- Deodexed
- Zipaligned
- SuperSU, Busybox.
- Persistent ADB enabled.
- RamDisk Tweaks (Shnizlon)
- Init.d scripts enabled
- Extremely Fast
- Best Battery Life Ever. Literally.
- Support 24/7 on thread or via PM!
- Signature Banners in Post #3
- *NEW* Tweaks! Lots of them (Check Changelog for details)
Videos:

Review (hackarchive):



Review (Flow-Wolf)



How To (Flow-Wolf)



DOWNLOADS & LINKS


Blade ELITE v2.0
(FULL WIPE RECOMMENDED)

Keyboard Languages AddOn

Repacks Thread

Theming/Mods Thread


CHANGELOG


Code:
Blade ELITE v2.0

- No more 'Beta' :D

- Fixed Root permissions issue (thx Noam :D)

- Fixed issue with camera crashing when selecting filters

Blade ELITE v2.0 BETA 2

- Added Auto rotate (Orientation) toggle to EQS, and Horizontal EQS

- Enabled Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram sync with BlinkFeed.

- Added Facebook and Twitter Apps by default

- Removed a few more extra files

Blade ELITE v2.0 BETA 1

- Updated to Sense 5! (4.18.401.2)

- Built from Scratch 

- Size reduced from ~650 MB to 275 MB

- Added custom Mods and Tweaks:
 - - Battery %
 - - Added APM
 - - Added Horizontal EQS Mod
 - - Added Menu in Sense Launcher
 - - Added Zero Compression Driver for Camera Photos
 - - Removed 3 dot menu button 
 - - Fixed High CPU Usage bug to prolong battery life
 - - Fixed WiFi Bug faced by some

- You can now donate to me if you like my work, to talhaismail1998@gmail.com (Amazon) ;)

- HIT THANKS AND ENJOY :D

Blade ELITE v1.3.1 OTA

- Added modPack's Rosie parts to ROM, you can now use Rosie tweaks in EQS

- Fixed issue with Camera crashing when choosing an effect 

Blade ELITE v1.3

- Fixed Status Bar

- Added modPack
- - EQS
- - APM

- Added Internet Speed and Signal Hacks

- Made ROM Lighter

Blade ELITE v1.2

- Trimmed off a few extra MBs from the ROM

- Added OTA Support, you can now download updates, AROMA package, and any other things we add, directly from the ROM! :D

- Fixed issue with AROMA removing the battery icon

- Added compatibility with other Battery icon mods

- AROMA
 - - Fixed all issues
 - - Added Sense 5 lockscreen
 - - Improved transparent status bar mod
(Release soon)

*NOTE: AROMA has an issue, will be fixed, use Lyapota's modPack and resManager for now

Blade ELITE v1.1

- Fixed Bookmark Sync issue

- Fixed issue with some languages not showing up

- Re added OrDroidX's RAMDisk tweaks

- Further Reduced ROM size

Blade ELITE v1.0

- Completely rebuilt from scratch

- Based on the 3.20.401.1 update

- Fixed issue with some Play Store apps crashing

- Fixed languages bug

- Fixed fonts bug 

- Cleaned up the updater-script

Blade Elite v0.991

- Hopefully fixed Facebook HD Contact Pic sync, Calendar sync, Gallery sync

- Added Blade wallpapers to 'HTC Wallpapers'

Blade Elite v0.99

- Fixed Google Play and Google Play Services issue (thanks to Mike1986. :D)

- Fixed YouTube Sign In issue 

- Fixed Adding Custom Ringtone issue

- Fixed Video Streaming (To MediaLink HD, SmartTV etc.)

- Added Chainfire's SU app, that can now be updated from the Play Store automatically

- Added HTC Matte Wallpaper

- Temporarily removed the custom bootanimation

- Added the Power Strip Widget


Blade Elite v0.91

- Fixed issue with Battery steps of 10%

- Fixed issue with the modPack not working

- Made the Blade Official Wallpaper the default one

Blade Elite v0.9

- Rebased the ROM on the latest HTC Base (3.19.401.1), thanks to mike1986.
 - - Improved camera.
 - - Improved audio.
 - - Fixed Wi-Fi issues.
 - - Updated Play Store
 - - Other minor changes and fixes.

- Added new SuperUser app

- Added RamDisk tweaks (Shnizlon)

- Fixed issue with languages not showing for some people

- Might have fixed all issues :D

- Updated Blade Mods (Check post #2)

Blade Release Candidate 8

- Removed Lyapota's modPack (It is in Blade Mods)

- Updated to Latest Play Store, fixing issues with apps crashing

Blade Mods v2 

- Updated for the 3.18 base

- Features:
 - Desensing:
 - - Full Desensing
 - - Removed HTC Launcher and Widgets
 - - Removed Lockscreens only

- Mods
 - - Lyapota's modPack
 - - Lyapota's Power Saver Mod
 - - Lyapota's Camera Mod
 - - Lyapota's Extended Message Mod
 - - Lyapota's USB Mass Storage Mod
 - - ZeroInfinity's xLoud mod

Blade Release Candidate 7

- Fixed Bluetooth FTP issue

- Updated modPack to v5.4 

Blade Release Candidate 6

- Reverted to stock kernel (Must flash new boot.img)

- Updated Lyapota's modPack to v5.3

- Decreased ROM size to 251 MB

Blade Release Candidate 5

- Fixed Weather widget issue (Thx Skeleton1911)

- NO MORE BUGS. :D

Blade Release Candidate 4

- Fixed modPack issue
 - - Fixed Horizontal EQS

- Re added Sense 5 battery

- Fixed wrong ROM version in settings-about

Blade Release Candidate 3

- Added NCX v26 kernel (must flash boot.img)

- Fixed Weather icons issue

- Fixed YouTube login issue

- Updated modPack
 - - New Horizontal EQS and more :)

Blade Release Candidate 2

- Remade from scratch

- Fixed YouTube Login error

- Added temporary Weather fix (No Weather icons, full fix soon)

- Completely Reimplemented Lyapota's modPack

- Removed a lot of unnecessary stuff

- Made zip size lighter by 10 MB :D

- Made ROM more compatible with 3rd party mods

- Added Sense 5 flashable zip for Sense 5 icons:)

Blade ULTIMATE Beta

- Fixed Bootloop

- Extrim Camera Mod

- Extended Message Mod

- Power Saver Mod

- Rosie Enhanced Mod (6x5 App Drawer)

- MusicBox

- Keys Control Mod

- Advanced Power Menu (Sense 5 Themed)

- EQS (Many features like wallpaper scrolling, toggling Recents ETC)

- Sense 5 battery

- AOSP Recents

- Reverted to stock kernel

- Made Fusion.apk lighter


Blade Final Beta 1

- Fixed Weather app crashing

- Fixed Music Player Streaming issue 

- Fixed HTC Location Restore in Mods 

- Fixed Polaris Office Restore in Mods

- Removed Polaris Office from ROM (Added to Mods)

- Removed HTC Location and navigation from ROM (Added to Mods)

- Removed AOSP Camera & Gallery from ROM (Added to Mods)

- Readded HTC Matte Skin

- Added HTC Productivity Lockscreen

- Fixed Chinese Characters Issue

- Fixed Photo Editing Gallery bug

- Added Jotha's APM

- Added AOSP Recents Mod by default

- Added XM #206

- New SU app

v6.0.0 (beta)

- Must flash new boot.img

- Almost Fully Themed. Final version will have even better and more consistent theming.

- Added XM kernel #188 (NCX will be readded in final version)

- Fixed Google Talk Crash issue

- Fixed Camera crash when choosing effect/filter

- Camera mod by Lyapota is now default

- Added Camera from Android v4.1.2

- Fixed Polaris Office

- Fixed HTC Locations

v5.1.0

- Kernel updated to NCX v17b

- Added Sense 5 icons for System Apps

- Added Sense 5 icons in settings

- Fixed Audio Streaming in Music Player

- Fixed Bootloop issue encountered in previous v5.1.0 build

- Reduced size to 222 MB


v5.0.0

- Completely rebuilt from scratch

- Now Based on 3.14.401.31 RUU

- Introducing OTA! via the included OTAUpdater app, you can now update directly from within your phone! - Is now much faster

- Better Battery Life

- Our Beta Tester reported a whopping 400 MB of free RAM!

- AROMA Package 2.4 now causes no reboots or such issues! :D

- n3ocort3x's kernel (v6) included for the best performance and battery life! 

- Added productivity lockscreen

- Now 223 MB

v4.7.0

- Added custom Blade boot animation (Jonas2295 :D)
- ROM is lighter @217 MB (was 204, but boot animation is heavy ;))

v4.6.0

- Lowered size to 239 MB

- Removed Lots of Unnecessary Stuff

- Fixed Syncing Error (Red Arrows) in Accounts & Sync

- Removed NoiseField.apk (Bubbles LWP)

- Removed Unnecessary Font Files
(gcsh00d-hkscs.ttf, MTLmr3m.ttf, ucsh00d_c.ttf)

- Build.prop Mods:
   - Better and Faster Streaming
   - Video Acceleration
   - Better Battery Usage
  
- Removed YouTube and GMaps APKs (Dramatic Size reduction)
(Can be downloaded from Play Store)



v4.5.0

- AROMA Tweaks Package (Separate Download) With tons of tweaks and mods from all over XDA! :D

- Removed tons of unnecessary files

- Reduced ROM size to a mere 253 MB, without removing anything essential 
(All previously included features are still there)

- 2 Custom Blade Wallpapers. One by me, the better one by Jonas2295! Find them in HTC Wallpapers.

- Blade Official Wallpaper introduced (Jonas2295) and is the default wallpaper in the ROM.

- Some more stuff I probably forgot

v4.1.0

- Rebased on OrDroidX v12.5.0

- OrDroidX Base was built from scratch. 

- ROM rebuilt from the ground up

- HTC Mail widget re-added

- Added AOSP Recents App mod by Hassan89 with battery %

- Fixed HTC Media Link HD Connection issues (DLNA)

Second Changelog for 12th Jan:

- Updated Desensing Script to V4, now removes all Sense widgets (Including Mail Widget)

Changelog for 12th Jan:

- Updated Desensing Script to V3, now removes all Sense widgets.

v4.0.0

- Rebased on OrDroidX v12.1.1 (3.14.401.31) (thanks Shnizlon!)

- Rebuilt from the ground up.

- Reoptimized all APKs and framework files using SDK r21.0.1.

- More free RAM, less battery usage.

- Faster loading of apps, and overall improved performance.

- A new and simple Blade Wallpaper.

- A new battery mod, similar, but in Aluminium dark colours 

- Profiles Widget Added

- HTC Media Link HD Features re-added

- 3 Dot menu from apps removed

- HTC Screenshot feature enabled

- New Desensing Script

- Updated Google Play Services.

- Other minor changes and fixes.

v3.0.0

- Rebased on OrDroidX v12.0.0 (3.14.401.31) (thanks Shnizlon!)

- Rebuilt from the ground up

- New icons for Advanced Power Menu. (Cheers                                                                                           @jotha and Shnizlon)

- Fixed Bookmarks Sync

- Even lighter (282 MB)

- Updated Google Maps

- Cleaned build.prop

- Other minor changes and fixes.


v2.1.0

- Rebased on OrDroidX v11.2.1 (3.14.401.27) (thanks Shnizlon!)

- Rebuilt from the ground up

- Added Rosie with menu support.

- Added Advanced Power Menu. (Cheers                                                                                           @jotha and Shnizlon)

- Added Enhanced Blue Battery Percent mod (MichXDA)

- Removed HTC Lockscreen from Desensed Version

- Fixed the custom ringtone selection issue

- Fixed HTC Sync app - (Thanks Lyapota)

- Fixed background color banding.

- Updated Dropbox gallery fix - (Thanks Lyapota)

- Updated YouTube.


v2.0.0

- Rebased on 3.14.401.27 (OrDroidX v11.1.0, thanks Shnizlon!)

- Rebuilt from the ground up

- Added No Lockscreen option

- Added Music Widget

- Updated Google Play Services.

- Updated Gmail.

- All previous mods, tweaks and fixed included.

- Other minor changes and fixes.

v1.0.1 (Incremental)

- Added HTC Mail app with Corporate Sync

v1.0.0

- Initial Release

CREDITS


Team

Developers
- Noamsch6

Beta Testers
- Jorjino2000
- Skeleton1911
- Gerardroid

Themers
- FlorisNL
- Poggus

The rest

- Mike1986. for the stock base, and for BEING AMAZING AND HELPFUL
- llabtoofer for WiFi fix and Help
- Sasory for his Amazing mods
- Shnizlon for the RamDisk tweaks
- Lyapota & ZeroInfinity for their amazing mods
- Lesscro for the EPIC OP Banner
- Mwilky & geko95gek for helping me throughout my ROM journies
- Patensas for the language bug fix
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BladeMinipack [June 26th, 2013 - v1.3]




MUCH MORE IN V1.3, WILL BE LISTED LATER BUT YOU CAN CHECK CHANGELOG

Code:
Desensing
You can select one, two, three or none as you wish.

- Launcher¹,removes HTC's launcher aka 'Rosie.apk'.
- Widgets, removes all HTC Sesne widgets.
- Lockscreens²,  removes all HTC Sense lockscreens.

¹ - When you select to remove Rosie.apk, installs Nova.apk to data partition as not having launcher causes bootloop.
² - When removing lockscreens, an AOSP lockscreen will be used.


Customization
Few options to customize your ROM. More to come...

- Sense 5 battery icons, replaces the stock Sense 4+ battery with percentage Sense 5 battery icons.
- Sense 5 icons, adds Sense 5 look by replacing icons with Sense 5 icons.
- Sense 5 Fonts, replaces your fonts with Sense 5 fonts.

Status bar
- Transparent, 75% transparency status bar.
- Flat black, completely black AOSP like status bar.



Version 1.3 - June 26th, 2013 Has some bugs, will be fixed... I'm pretty busy. :/ Beta testers are welcome! PM me!
Don't forget to hit thanks before you leave!



Code:
v1.3
26/06/2013
- Updated Aroma binary from 2.56 to 2.7B (amarullz) - Added Sense 5 lockscreen (sasory) - Added more Sense 5 theming [icons] (sasory) - Added Blade lockring (noamsch6) - Added Sense 5 wallpapers (noamsch6) - Added UI Animations selection (made by hassan89, stripped down from over 90mb to less than 4mb by noamsch6) - Much better UI for aroma (noamsch6) - Added Sense 5 audio (noamsch6) - Modified transparent status bar to look better (noamsch6) - Added more desensing options (noamsch6) - Added option to install personal apps if located in "/sdcard/apks" (noamsch6) - Fixed battery disappearing when applying Sense 5 battery icons (skeleton1191) - Added launchers selection and some apps (noamsch6) - Added 20 fonts and a sample file (noamsch6) - Some minor changes I forgot to mention More to come... ;)
v1.2 - 01/05/2013
- Added battery 1% drop and charging animation support. - Changed transparent statusbar from fully transparent to 76%, looks way better. - Fully compatible with TWRP (huge thanks to poggus)
v1.1
- Fixed fonts not installing
v1.0
- Intial Release.



Donations
GearX
Maxxpop
Skeleton1911
Shadowbaine
Maybe you

Developing
Amarullz for Aroma Installer
Lesscro & Lyapota (sense 5 icons)
All users who helped in any way

If you want to support my work then feel free to donate!


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Some wise words from ShadowBaine

Quote:
Originally Posted by shadowbaine

All new releases have their teething problems, if you one of those ppl that keep complaining it's always broken, maybe be part of the solution, not the problem. Just saying.

==[INSTRUCTIONS]==


1) Download ROM zip
2) Place zip in your phone's sdcard.
3) Extract boot.img from it onto your computer
4) Move the boot.img to the folder where your fastboot files are
5) Press Sift + Right clock and select 'Open command window here'
6) ON your phone, bootup to the bootloader screen and select fastboot
(Should change to fastboot USB when connected to your computer)
7) Type in "fastboot erase cache" (Without Quotes) And press enter.
8) Type in "fastboot flash boot boot.img" (Without Quotes) And press enter, make sure command goes through.
9) Type in "fastboot erase cache" (Without Quotes) And press enter.
10) Go into recovery on your phone.
11) Make a full wipe, wipe data/factory reset; wipe cache partition; wipe dalvik cache
12) Install ROM from sdcard.
13) Boot up
14) After the first boot, you can go into recovery and flash any mods or the Blade AROMA package
15) Enjoy

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Updated Thread and added link to desensed version. Enjoy, if you have any questions or somehthing to request, just ask here, have fun =)

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screenshots needed
good to see you starting to develop after your long ROM journeys ! ;P
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o.o european base....
You were gonna release 707 base previously....
Anyways Congrats for this ROM.....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by theDroidfanatic

Updated Thread and added link to desensed version. Enjoy, if you have any questions or somehthing to request, just ask here, have fun =)

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At 1st I wanna ask that your rom goes w full sense 4+ interface or not? So impressed w Sense version only 283MB
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Quote:
Originally Posted by spiderman_anhvu

At 1st I wanna ask that your rom goes w full sense 4+ interface or not? So impressed w Sense version only 283MB

Yes Sense version is Sense 4+, has Rosie, and Clock, Calendar, People, and Weather Widgets, you can add more if you like, I can help too

Glad you like it

Yep, everything in 283 mb

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Quote:
Originally Posted by vivek_bhoj

o.o european base....
You were gonna release 707 base previously....
Anyways Congrats for this ROM.....

Hahah, thanks mate this is my own ROM, not SkyDragon

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Quote:
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screenshots needed
good to see you starting to develop after your long ROM journeys ! ;P

Hahah, thanks, glad to see you here, try it out and let everyone know

Ill add screenshots to OP, here they are

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