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CyanogenMod is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 4.4 (KITKAT), which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device.

Code:
#include <std_disclaimer.h>
/*
* Your warranty is now void.
*
* I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
* thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
* do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
* before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if
* you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.
*/

CyanogenMod is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. It can be used without any need to have any Google application installed. Linked below is a package that has come from another Android project that restore the Google parts. CyanogenMod does still include various hardware-specific code, which is also slowly being open-sourced anyway.

All the source code for CyanogenMod is available in the CyanogenMod Github repo. And if you would like to contribute to CyanogenMod, please visit out Gerrit Code Review. You can also view the Changelog for a full list of changes & features.

Unofficial build of CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4.2) for the HTC Explorer (Pico)


Notable features:
  • No Maps 7 glitches, Browser glitches, Gmail glitches, etc.
  • Uses ION memory allocator
  • Uses the newest Adreno (graphics) libraries and firmware available for our platform (these graphics libraries are newer than the graphics libraries in any other ROM; they were used in Android 4.2 for the Nexus 4)
  • Significantly smoother/faster graphics as a result of the new graphics libraries
  • Removed many hacks designed for old graphics
  • Adreno libraries version: AU_LINUX_ANDROID_JB_VANILLA_04.02.02.060.053

What's working:
  • GSM
  • Receiving and making calls
  • Display
  • Camera (photos, camcorder & panorama)
  • Audio playback
  • Audio recording
  • Video playback
  • Screenshot
  • Stock browser
  • WiFi
  • WiFi tethering
  • Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth tethering
  • SDcard
  • GPS

Not working:
  • You tell...

It's entirely possible that features not used by me are broken, but overall the device should be usable. You have been warned.

Before using ART, you have to enable expanding memory in Settings -> Extras!


Download:

RC3 : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=2201

RC2 : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=2021

RC1 : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=1580

BETA 5 : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=1469

BETA 4 : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=1074

BETA 3 : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=585

BETA 2 : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=457

BETA 1 : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=200

GAPPS

Install instructions:
  • Boot into Recovery
  • Wipe data and cache
  • Flash the CM11 zip
  • Reboot
  • Reboot into Recovery
  • Install gapps
  • Reboot

Upgrading from earlier version of CyanogenMod 11:
  • Boot into Recovery
  • Flash CM11 zip
  • Reboot

Source:
https://github.com/PicoKat
https://github.com/CyanogenMod

Thanks to:
  • All Pico developers before me
  • PecanCM (TeamHackLG)
  • KonstaT (LegaCyMod)



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CyanogenMod 11, ROM for the HTC Pico (Explorer)

Contributors
galaxyfreak
ROM OS Version: 4.4.x KitKat
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.0.x
Based On: CyanogenMod

Version Information
Status: Stable
Stable Release Date: 2014-09-14
Current Beta Version: RC3
Beta Release Date: 2014-03-16

Created 2013-11-20
Last Updated 2014-09-26
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Changelog
RC 3 14-09-2014
  • Updated CM upstream (KTU84Q)
  • Using AW3SOM3 partition resizing
  • Fixed Browser FC from RC2
  • Fixed very slow wakeup from RC2
  • Updated QDSP5 driver
  • Updated libhtc_acoustic library
  • Updated Adreno blobs
  • Various updates to framebuffer
  • Enabled display retire fence
  • Enabled USB fast charge
  • 423MB userspace RAM
  • Overlay performance tweaks
  • Fixed VoIP
  • Fixed MTP
  • Enabled Ultra KSM
  • I/O filesystem tweaks
  • Fixed WiFi issues
  • --- Fixed disconnection in deep sleep
  • --- Fixed on/off bug
  • --- Fixed country code error

RC 2 08-07-2014
  • KitKat 4.4.4
  • Includes all changes from weeklies
  • Enabled Hardware composer
  • Fixed HW Vsync
  • Using CM display and media HALs with minimal patches
  • Updated framebuffer from CAF msm-3.4

RC 1 16-03-2014
  • Fixed bootanimation lag
  • Improved performance and booting speed

BETA 5 05-03-2014
  • Fixed instagram
  • Fixed active touch in-call with S2W
  • Fixed MMS crash (upstream)
  • Fixed crash on theme changing (upstream)
  • Fixed invisible video controls (upstream)
  • Updated GPS HAL
  • Updated RIL libs
  • Updated drivers/staging/android
  • Final touch on sd-ext toggle
  • Increased in-call volume

BETA 4 04-02-2014
  • Fixed black screen issue in some games
  • Fixed in-call sound distortion (robotic voice)
  • Fixed Voice Search
  • Fixed Sound Recorder
  • Fixed random frezzes
  • Fixed PIN lockscreen layout
  • Fixed face detection FC
  • Fixed SDext mounting
  • Fixed USB tethering
  • Added memtrack module (fixes memtrack logcat spam)
  • Added S2W (with toggle)
  • Added charging animation (with toggle)
  • Added SDext memory increase toggle (int2ext)
  • Switched to ION audio subsystem

BETA 3 23-12-2013
  • ION
  • New Adreno blobs and firmware
  • Fixed graphical glitches
  • Fixed Emoji keyboard
  • Fixed auditd logcat spam
  • Fixed 0,00B RAM bug
  • Updated CM sources

BETA 2 14-12-2013
  • Fixed stock browser
  • Fixed SDcard mounting properly
  • Fixed lockscreen clock
  • Updated CM sources to Android 4.4.2

BETA 1 28-11-2013
  • Fixed Camera
  • Fixed Video Recording
  • Fixed Native screenshot
  • Fixed Recent Apps menu preview
  • Fixed battery icon alignment
  • Fixed genlock errors
  • Partially fixed stock browser [have glitches, but not full black like before]
  • Enabled low RAM optimizations introduced in 4.4

ALPHA 1 24-11-2013
  • Updated CM sources (KRT16S)
  • Fixed WiFi
  • Fixed SDcard
  • Fixed Video Decoding

PREVIEW BUILD 20-11-2013
  • Initial release
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Congrats on getting this done. Best of luck for future builds

Some c*ap that can be removed IMO for those who want to try it :
Charging animation (for now)
Loads and loads of unnecessary ringtones
Apollo
CM Wallpapers (its pretty big in size)
CM File manager
SoundRecorder
STK

and you know the remaining.
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Need to flash any gapps or only Rom?

Sent from my HTC Explorer A310e using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
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Quote:
Originally Posted by srs1434

Need to flash any gapps or only Rom?

Sent from my HTC Explorer A310e using XDA Premium 4 mobile app

I don't think this is considered even close to a daily driver.. so no. no gapps only ROM..
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AWESOME.....Great Job Bro..

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