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[ROM][4.2.2]Captivating(Xperia Themed)[RC2]

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By sephhi, Senior Member on 20th December 2012, 06:00 PM
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Based on Hellybean/cm10.1

-New gpu drivers with 25% increase in performance
-adblock hosts file
-updated animations
-Sony Xperia-esque theme
-Sony Xperia Z Launcher by ra3al (Modified by me to work with stock widgets)
-Sony Xperia Z Widgets( recent calls, friend's music, notes, clocks, top contacts, toggles, animated weather)
-Sony Xperia Facebook Sync (birthdays, events etc sync to calendar)
-Sony Xperia Top Contacts
-Sony Xperia Notes app with Evernote sync
-Updated system application icons
-Tweaked Memory management
-Tweaked GPS
-Tweaked for improved Battery Life
-Decreased lag when play store apps are installing(as much as possible on single core device with dalvik and I/O tweaks)
-Finalized system tweaks (Zeppelinrox- Supercharged 100%)
-Sony Bravia engine(sharper Photos and Videos)
-Sony xloud + HTC Beats audio (use dsp manager and poweramp to fully appreciate it)
-nstools included
-Inverted Play Store
-Inverted Youtube
-cm updater removed
- T9 Dialer
- Updated status bar icons
- Updated Quick Settings icons
- Better multi-tasking
- Load 3D intensive games and return to the home screen
without redraws
- Updated camera drivers.
- File explorer added
- Huge Mem patch
- semaphore 2.9.5sc kernel
- 397mb ram (up to 409mb with included semaphore manager app)
- Contacts events bug fixed
- Framework updated(every component themed, on/off switches themed)
- noticeable performance boost over stock cm 10.1
-updated libraries for sony apps
-mms app themed
-xperia videos added
-xperia gallery added
-xperia walkman with widget added
-tv streaming app updated
-gmail included
-restore from google account works
-faster app switching
-iphone animations by default
-world clock widget included
-system apps zip aligned
-xperia wallpapers+wallpaper pack
-xperia power saver app
-xperia battery widget
-xperia jb keyboard with swipe
-mp3 search
-gps optimized
-oom of home app permanently set to 1 to prevent it being killed during multi-tasking
-friend's music widget
-minfree settings changed to take advantage of hugemem

-Try to take full advantage of the xperia facebook experience.
Your facebook photos sync with the albums app and friend's music now shows up in the walkman app.
Birthdays events etc all sync to your calendar. Go to settings>accounts and add an xperia with facebook account.

-Check out the dcikonz pack by Daniel Czarnomorski. Go to to launcher settings>appearance to enable.

Uninstall semaphore manager before flashing. It messes with oc settings. People have been using various workarounds to deal with it. I think I found the best solution for now. I enabled bigmem, tun, lock min to 100mhz, smoothui as scripts. If you want to enable any other option you'd normally use semaphore manager for, request the script. I will post all the options as zip files with the scripts. Nstools is included and now you can use it as the only app for oc'ing without worrying about settings not being restored correctly on boot and clashing with the semaphore manager app.

[B]Full Wipe is Recommended if coming from another rom/B]

Wipe data
Format /system
Flash rom
Gapps are included

available via goomanager app. Links

DevHost Links

Quick Tip
Settings>advanced>color tuning set red -36, green -40, blue -40

User Guide

For unread counts/badges in phone, sms, gmail, k9 Use Xperia Unread

MediaGo(Sony media management software)

Inverted Google Music
Downloadcopy to system and set permissions

Fancy Twisted Rubik Animations
Download (flash in recovery)

Stock animations
Download (flash in recovery)

Iphone animations
Download (flash in recovery)

Google Talk(inverted)
Download (flash in recovery)

Google Talk
Download (flash in recovery)

World Clock widget
Download (flash in recovery)

Task Manager

Known Issues
-Games run better than they should on such an old device
-Too pretty
-Makes you wanna donate
-if you have trouble installing Maps from the play store install the version from the goo app.

cyanogen team
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20th December 2012, 06:10 PM |#2  
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First ?

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20th December 2012, 06:23 PM |#3  
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Congratulations Sephi, you can have this post if you need it in the future for updates, etc.
20th December 2012, 07:37 PM |#4  
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thanks nice work
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Thumbs up Great work. Testing!
Nice work. Downloading. Gonna try it in an hour and give the feedback! AWESOME Job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
20th December 2012, 09:09 PM |#6  
looks really good, might try it tmr or on the weekend!

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i hope it will be often updated !
good rom
20th December 2012, 10:34 PM |#8  
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i will try it later... thank man.
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V2 is uploading. V1 is not compatible with semaphore, V2 is.
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21st December 2012, 04:19 AM |#10  
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Great. A new rom to flash. Good one mate..will download as soon as V2 is uploaded. Thanks

Edit: ahh man. It is only for 897
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Originally Posted by sephhi

V2 is uploading. V1 is not compatible with semaphore, V2 is.

Can you name it as V2 and V1 with .zip files?
Because of the link to V1 and V2 are the same

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