[ROM][KK 4.4] Avatar ROM for HTC Evo 4G (Jewel) - Updated[Feb 17, 2014]

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The Avatar Team is proud to present:

Avatar ROM
CM based ROM for HTC Evo 4G (Jewel)


Love the minimal feel of CM? Love the themeing capability of MIUI?
The Avatar team brings you, both combined in one ROM. Now enjoy beautiful MIUI themes on Cyanogen base.


imagesforxdaforum011.gif




Details:

  • Android JB - 4.2.2
  • CM10.1

Instructions:

If it's the first time flashing avatarrom or coming from another ROM

Same as cyanogen - Link
Update your google search app from play store before using it.

Our Changes:

  • The platform for avatarrom as of now is CM10.1. The following components are changed on top CM10.1.
  • Status Bar
    • Fixed memory leaks
  • Theme Chooser
    • Google playstore like theme chooser - head here and download cool MIUI converted themes and CM themes.
  • Bazooka Launcher (market link)
    • Own launcher which is an enhanced version of Trebuchet (you can download this at the end of this post)
    • Enhanced theming by adding dockbar
    • Preview mode to edit workspaces
    • Many new Customization options.
    • Different gestures like swipe-up, swipe-down, double-tap, home-button press are added.
    • Added "edit workspace" option in menu button.
  • Messaging App
    • Changed message thread to make them themeable
    • Themeable Emoticons
  • Boot Animation
    • Themeable boot animation - the only CM ROM to do so.
  • Font Theming
    • Only ROM to support change of font without a reboot.
    • Tons of themes which change font - Eg: Buff, Simpsons, Mi_Xmas, European Gorgeous etc
  • Settings
    • Changed statistics to point to Avatar statistics server
    • OTA updater - you can check for updates to Avatar right from your device
    • Changed to support Avatar ROMs
    • Support for Gapps - download latest Gapps package as an OTA update
  • Framework
    • Integrated with ACRA Error Reporter for system wide crashes
  • Lockscreen
    • Changed to make them themeable
    • Support for complex unlock gestures
  • Weebo
    • A smart tasker kind of app which can help you to automate your device.
    • You can use exisiting rules or create your own customized rules for your needs.
    • More info - Link
  • Layout Theming
    • Themes not only change images, colors but it also can change the size, shape and position of any UI element.
    • More info - Link
  • Theme Editor
    • A tool to insulate you from all the complex operations involved in theming.
    • More info - Link
    • usage - Link

Recent Changelog

Oct 19th 2013 - 3.1.6 nightly changelog
  • Launcher:
    • Fix for Market Launcher UPDATE issue in our Avatar Rom
    • Fix for double tapped on Home button where animation was stopped in between
    • Minor fix for seekbar paddin
  • ThemeChooser:
    • Tone stop issue fix
    • null check for appcount display in store tab View
    • Feature: play tone on clicking tone select item in ThemeMixManager (Missed file added back)
    • Default Image changed
    • Boot animation and font renderer added in theme Mix
    • Feature: play tone on clicking tone select item in ThemeMixManager
    • ThemeMixmanager enabled

24/08/2013 - 3.1 Nightly changelog
  • Launcher
    • Fixed a bug with folders not working correctly
  • ThemeChooser
    • Bug fix: download themes when wifi is on
    • Fixed a bug Theme Engine Versioning
    • Fixed a bug with System Theme
  • Updated to the latest CM changes i.e midnight, 22st August.

19/08/2013 - 3.1 Nightly changelog
  • Launcher
    • Fixed a bug with an extra gallery icon appearing at times
  • Updated to the latest CM changes i.e midnight, 16th August.

08/10/2013 - 3.1 Nightly changelog
  • Launcher
    • Black shadow in Landscape
    • Drawer default transition -Cube In and out
  • Removed icon showing for themes in installed tab and showing default gray image
  • Updated to the latest CM changes i.e midnight, 8th August.

07/28/2012 - Nightly release 3.0.2 changelog


07/21/2013 - AvatarROM 3.0.1 Nightly release
  • Update to latest cyanogenmod (till July 17) which has
    • Support for exfat, ntfs partitions
    • Some preliminary support for selinux
  • Themechooser is using action bar
  • Launcher
    • Fixed major issues and Critical crashes reported in error reporter have been fixed.
    • Some performance optimizations have been made when scrolling the workspace.

Stable release 3.0 - 07/02/2013
As CM10.1 has hit the general release, Avatar Team is branching with stable and nightly releases.

Stable releases are marked as 3.0. This is the first stable release from Avatar Team. Stable releases will be weekly or bi-weekly and will be tested extensively by our testing team.

Nightly releases will kickstart in a few days. We will merge CM changes every day and it will also contain experimental features from Avatar.

We highly recommend to wipe cache/data/dalvik before flashing the stable releases.

Changelog:

Based on CM10.1.0 (General Release)


06/16/2013 - AvatarROM 2.15b release
  • CyanogenMod RC5 merges.
  • Fixes in Theme chooser.
  • Launcher:
    • Grid size issue fixed across all devices and resolutions.
    • Transparency setting changed(1 to 10 transparency, also moved from general to Drawer).
    • Fixed the issue with the transparent fade animation while going from Apps to Widgets.
    • Fixed some crashes.
  • Weebo:
    • New UI for editing rules.
    • Shows a dialog if rule is broken. If the rule is fine, user can directly enable/disable the rule by tapping on it.
    • Weebo icon changed.
    ***If you need the functionality of flashing Avatar ROM and Gapps in ROMS <= 2.13b, you can push the CMUpdater.apk to /system/app. ***

05/11/2013 - Avatar team is proud to present the 2.10b version based on the latest CM 10.1 RC base (Stable build).
  • Merged with CM 10.1 RC1 tag (May 8th, 2013)
  • Added more space between wifi and signal icons in status bar
  • Added gapps version in Error Reporter
  • Message Bubbles - Reset the bubbles similar to stock version bubble when not themed.
  • Theme Chooser - Themes now display the size of the apk.
  • Theme Chooser - Fixed memory leaks
  • Theme Chooser - Fixed download problems with some themes - cobalt blue, cobalt inferno etc
  • Bazooka --> Fixed Widget scolling issue when Widgets are placed on Home screen.
  • Bazooka --> Fixed the dockbar pages issue. You can select number of pages in Settings screen of Bazooka launcher.
  • Bazooka --> Other minor bug fixes.
  • Weebo --> Fixing the issue where files cannot be read from /mnt/sdcard/weebo folder.
  • Weebo --> Contact picker to make it simpler to select the contacts you want to call/send message to.
  • Weebo --> New categories in "All rules" callled Enabled and Disabled. This shows currently enabled/disabled rules.
  • Weebo --> Location exit condition bug fixed. You can now trigger actions when you leave a particular location.
Existing Avatar ROM Users - Hit the refresh button from "settings -> About Phone -> Avatar ROM Updates" for download via OTA
AvatarROM is now available for download via ROM Toolbox lite and pro versions. Thanks jrummy.
Previous releases


05/04/2013 - AvatarROM 2.9b release.
  • CyanogenMod merges till May 2nd 2013.
  • SystemUI fixes during expanded desktop (the background was not covering till the end. Also portrait - landscape transition, the notifications wouldn't expand fully)
  • ThemeChooser : Fixes for text invisible in installed themes tab for dark themes
  • ThemeChooser will not handle market links anymore and Memory leak fix.
  • Old themechooser is removed completely.
  • Launcher : Fix crash without wipe & make dockbar transperant.
  • In OTA updater show that the gapps and rom is installed if they are installed. ( Previously it used to show new or downloaded).
  • Change Cyanogen Mod Updates to Avatar Updates
  • We have a global error reporter collecting the crashes reported by the user using ACRA. Error Reporter link

04/27/2013 - AvatarROM 2.8b Release
  • Merged CM changes till 24th April ( includes Camera driver fixes for lot of devices )
  • Bazooka Launcher
    • Fixed some critical issues reported in previous build.
    • Added Gestures in workspace. A settings page also added to configure gesture actions. Different gestures like swipe-up, swipe-down, double-tap, home-button press are added. Different actions for each of the gesture can be set in preference.
    • Added ""edit workspace"" option in menu button.
    • Removed ""pinch to preview mode"". This option is currently disabled for some issues as we can go to preview mode through many other ways. It will be added later.
    • Many new Customization options."
  • Lockscreen
    • Fixed a bug
  • Fixed Settings crash on Input Method
  • Fixed Version Number problem in Error Reporter
  • Theme Chooser
    • Removed Old theme chooser
    • enabled Total download count of themes
    • Sorting themes based on download count
    • Sorting themes based on date
    • Settings App now launches the new Theme chooser

04/19/2013 - AvatarROM 2.7b Release
  • Merged with CM 10.1 M3 build( 14th April )
  • Changed Error Reporter to send requests to server instead of a google document
  • New Theme Chooser fixes
  • Weebo fixes
  • Support for layout theming
Known issues
Update Google search and Google voice from playstore after installing the Gapps.

04/06/2013 - AvatarROM 2.6b Release
  • Full support for OTA
  • Merged with latest CM 10.1 base (Upto Apr 3rd, 2013 - Includes Paranoid style pie control, new Super user app etc)
  • Changes in the framework to redirect trebuchet and android launcher resources from CM themes to Bazooka launcher
  • Fixed launcher menu settings in app space
  • New ThemeChooser - Bug fixes, Performace improvements and new features like download count, caching etc
  • Performance improvements in theming engine
  • Weebo fixes
  • Disabled driving rule in weebo as it was causing lot of confusions

03/31/2013 - AvatarROM 2.5b Release
  • Latest CM 10.1 code merges for 2.5b release(upto Mar 28th 2013)
  • Included new theme chooser based on Aptoide(Alpha release)
  • Lockscreen - Enable/Disable vibration when unlocking from settings -> Lockscreen -> Screen Security -> Vibrate
  • Launcher - Option to edit workspace in menu
  • Weebo - Bug fixes and now you can create your own rules (see - http://avatarrom.com/weebo-rules/)
  • OTA - Full support from client side. Next update will be via OTA.
  • General bug fixes

03/15/2013 - AvatarROM 2.3b Release
  • Latest CM 10.1 code merges ( upto Mar 13th 2013)
  • Fix Settings -> About phone -> Status crash
  • Usual bug fixes

03/09/2013 - AvatarROM 2.2b Release
  • Latest CM 10.1 code merges (upto Mar 7th 2013)
  • Bug fixes from 2.1b Avatar Release
  • Integrated Weebo( pre alpha version )
  • Changes to make toggles screen more themeable
  • Chages in Error Reporter to point to new document

03/02/2013 - AvatarROM 2.1b Release
  • Latest CM 10.1 code merges (upto Feb 27th 2013)
  • Bug fixes from 2.0b Avatar Release
  • Small tweaks for battery.

Download Avatar ROM for HTC Evo 4G (Jewel) :

Nightly release 5.0 - Android version 4.4
Nightly 5.0.2 - Jan 13 2014

Android 4.3 - Avatar nightly version 4.0.x
Nightly 4.0.11 Dec 31, 2013


Nightly Release 3.x.y - Android version 4.2.2 based on CM10.1
Nightly 3.1.8 Oct 30, 2013
Stable Release 3.x - Android version 4.2.2 based on CM10.1
Stable 3.0
Beta Release - Android version 4.2.2 based on CM10.1
Link(Jun 23,2013)
Gapps (4.2.2)


Stable Release - Android version 4.1.2 based on CM10

Link(Feb 10,2013)
Gapps

Videos:

Sample Video - checkout our MIUI style lockscreens, statusbar, messaging, etc and the smooth transition of themes:


Review by Phone tech kid


All Videos

Credits:

  • Cyanogen Team
  • Trebuchet launcher
  • MiUi Theme creators

If there are any errors let us know in the comments or file the bug at http://issues.avatarrom.com

You can find more information at http://www.avatarrom.com

Feature request page - https://avatarrom.uservoice.com/forums/193652-avatarrom-feature-request

Now you can follow us on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter here.
 
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Chaosmaker2k

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Dec 17, 2010
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Ocala
Re: [ROM][JB] [4.1.2] Avatar ROM for HTC Evo 4G (Jewel)

Thank you for the rom, I'll have to try it out

Sent from my EVO using Tapatalk 2
 

guih

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Jan 5, 2011
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Re: [ROM][JB] [4.1.2] Avatar ROM for HTC Evo 4G (Jewel)

This looks really cool, thanks!

Sent from my LTEVO
 

corcgaigh

Senior Member
Apr 12, 2012
1,171
481
Boston
Re: [ROM][JB] [4.1.2] Avatar ROM for HTC Evo 4G (Jewel)

Cool man
Thanks

Sent from my EVO 4G LTE using xda premium
 

scottspa74

Senior Member
Apr 3, 2009
9,154
3,125
everett
Google Pixel 6
Re: [ROM][JB] [4.1.2] Avatar ROM for HTC Evo 4G (Jewel)

I don't believe we have a functional CWR for this device. Still, thanks for sharing

From my Evo LTE, yup.
 

ssojyeti2

Senior Member
Jan 27, 2011
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Miami
Re: [ROM][JB] [4.1.2] Avatar ROM for HTC Evo 4G (Jewel)

He must have copied the op info from a device the only has cwm

Sent from my EVO using Tapatalk 2
 

JoshuaFCB

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Jun 15, 2012
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Re: [ROM][JB] [4.1.2] Avatar ROM for HTC Evo 4G (Jewel)

Only clockwork mod?? No twrp?

Sent from my EVO using xda premium
 

syaoran68

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Jul 31, 2008
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does this have support for the dual signal bars that MIUI have? 3g and 1xtt signal bars? i'd love that. been searching everywhere for something like that.
 

igotlostintampa

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Oct 15, 2012
642
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Flashing now

Thank you for bringing the avatar rom to the htc evo 4g lte :) Im flashing it now and will let you know if i run into any insane problems.
 

bippi79

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ChangeLog (Feb 10, 2013)

  • Full support for font theming including 3rd party apps.
  • 6 new themes (Buff, ozgurceen, Irongate, TomAndJerry, Ansaistamps, Anna)
  • Upgrade for exisiting themes to support font themeing.
  • Partial support for themable boot animation.
  • Peformace improvements in theming engine.
  • Bug fixes in launcher, lock screen and systemui
 
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    The Avatar Team is proud to present:

    Avatar ROM
    CM based ROM for HTC Evo 4G (Jewel)


    Love the minimal feel of CM? Love the themeing capability of MIUI?
    The Avatar team brings you, both combined in one ROM. Now enjoy beautiful MIUI themes on Cyanogen base.


    imagesforxdaforum011.gif




    Details:

    • Android JB - 4.2.2
    • CM10.1

    Instructions:

    If it's the first time flashing avatarrom or coming from another ROM

    Same as cyanogen - Link
    Update your google search app from play store before using it.

    Our Changes:

    • The platform for avatarrom as of now is CM10.1. The following components are changed on top CM10.1.
    • Status Bar
      • Fixed memory leaks
    • Theme Chooser
      • Google playstore like theme chooser - head here and download cool MIUI converted themes and CM themes.
    • Bazooka Launcher (market link)
      • Own launcher which is an enhanced version of Trebuchet (you can download this at the end of this post)
      • Enhanced theming by adding dockbar
      • Preview mode to edit workspaces
      • Many new Customization options.
      • Different gestures like swipe-up, swipe-down, double-tap, home-button press are added.
      • Added "edit workspace" option in menu button.
    • Messaging App
      • Changed message thread to make them themeable
      • Themeable Emoticons
    • Boot Animation
      • Themeable boot animation - the only CM ROM to do so.
    • Font Theming
      • Only ROM to support change of font without a reboot.
      • Tons of themes which change font - Eg: Buff, Simpsons, Mi_Xmas, European Gorgeous etc
    • Settings
      • Changed statistics to point to Avatar statistics server
      • OTA updater - you can check for updates to Avatar right from your device
      • Changed to support Avatar ROMs
      • Support for Gapps - download latest Gapps package as an OTA update
    • Framework
      • Integrated with ACRA Error Reporter for system wide crashes
    • Lockscreen
      • Changed to make them themeable
      • Support for complex unlock gestures
    • Weebo
      • A smart tasker kind of app which can help you to automate your device.
      • You can use exisiting rules or create your own customized rules for your needs.
      • More info - Link
    • Layout Theming
      • Themes not only change images, colors but it also can change the size, shape and position of any UI element.
      • More info - Link
    • Theme Editor
      • A tool to insulate you from all the complex operations involved in theming.
      • More info - Link
      • usage - Link

    Recent Changelog

    Oct 19th 2013 - 3.1.6 nightly changelog
    • Launcher:
      • Fix for Market Launcher UPDATE issue in our Avatar Rom
      • Fix for double tapped on Home button where animation was stopped in between
      • Minor fix for seekbar paddin
    • ThemeChooser:
      • Tone stop issue fix
      • null check for appcount display in store tab View
      • Feature: play tone on clicking tone select item in ThemeMixManager (Missed file added back)
      • Default Image changed
      • Boot animation and font renderer added in theme Mix
      • Feature: play tone on clicking tone select item in ThemeMixManager
      • ThemeMixmanager enabled

    24/08/2013 - 3.1 Nightly changelog
    • Launcher
      • Fixed a bug with folders not working correctly
    • ThemeChooser
      • Bug fix: download themes when wifi is on
      • Fixed a bug Theme Engine Versioning
      • Fixed a bug with System Theme
    • Updated to the latest CM changes i.e midnight, 22st August.

    19/08/2013 - 3.1 Nightly changelog
    • Launcher
      • Fixed a bug with an extra gallery icon appearing at times
    • Updated to the latest CM changes i.e midnight, 16th August.

    08/10/2013 - 3.1 Nightly changelog
    • Launcher
      • Black shadow in Landscape
      • Drawer default transition -Cube In and out
    • Removed icon showing for themes in installed tab and showing default gray image
    • Updated to the latest CM changes i.e midnight, 8th August.

    07/28/2012 - Nightly release 3.0.2 changelog


    07/21/2013 - AvatarROM 3.0.1 Nightly release
    • Update to latest cyanogenmod (till July 17) which has
      • Support for exfat, ntfs partitions
      • Some preliminary support for selinux
    • Themechooser is using action bar
    • Launcher
      • Fixed major issues and Critical crashes reported in error reporter have been fixed.
      • Some performance optimizations have been made when scrolling the workspace.

    Stable release 3.0 - 07/02/2013
    As CM10.1 has hit the general release, Avatar Team is branching with stable and nightly releases.

    Stable releases are marked as 3.0. This is the first stable release from Avatar Team. Stable releases will be weekly or bi-weekly and will be tested extensively by our testing team.

    Nightly releases will kickstart in a few days. We will merge CM changes every day and it will also contain experimental features from Avatar.

    We highly recommend to wipe cache/data/dalvik before flashing the stable releases.

    Changelog:

    Based on CM10.1.0 (General Release)


    06/16/2013 - AvatarROM 2.15b release
    • CyanogenMod RC5 merges.
    • Fixes in Theme chooser.
    • Launcher:
      • Grid size issue fixed across all devices and resolutions.
      • Transparency setting changed(1 to 10 transparency, also moved from general to Drawer).
      • Fixed the issue with the transparent fade animation while going from Apps to Widgets.
      • Fixed some crashes.
    • Weebo:
      • New UI for editing rules.
      • Shows a dialog if rule is broken. If the rule is fine, user can directly enable/disable the rule by tapping on it.
      • Weebo icon changed.
      ***If you need the functionality of flashing Avatar ROM and Gapps in ROMS <= 2.13b, you can push the CMUpdater.apk to /system/app. ***

    05/11/2013 - Avatar team is proud to present the 2.10b version based on the latest CM 10.1 RC base (Stable build).
    • Merged with CM 10.1 RC1 tag (May 8th, 2013)
    • Added more space between wifi and signal icons in status bar
    • Added gapps version in Error Reporter
    • Message Bubbles - Reset the bubbles similar to stock version bubble when not themed.
    • Theme Chooser - Themes now display the size of the apk.
    • Theme Chooser - Fixed memory leaks
    • Theme Chooser - Fixed download problems with some themes - cobalt blue, cobalt inferno etc
    • Bazooka --> Fixed Widget scolling issue when Widgets are placed on Home screen.
    • Bazooka --> Fixed the dockbar pages issue. You can select number of pages in Settings screen of Bazooka launcher.
    • Bazooka --> Other minor bug fixes.
    • Weebo --> Fixing the issue where files cannot be read from /mnt/sdcard/weebo folder.
    • Weebo --> Contact picker to make it simpler to select the contacts you want to call/send message to.
    • Weebo --> New categories in "All rules" callled Enabled and Disabled. This shows currently enabled/disabled rules.
    • Weebo --> Location exit condition bug fixed. You can now trigger actions when you leave a particular location.
    Existing Avatar ROM Users - Hit the refresh button from "settings -> About Phone -> Avatar ROM Updates" for download via OTA
    AvatarROM is now available for download via ROM Toolbox lite and pro versions. Thanks jrummy.
    Previous releases


    05/04/2013 - AvatarROM 2.9b release.
    • CyanogenMod merges till May 2nd 2013.
    • SystemUI fixes during expanded desktop (the background was not covering till the end. Also portrait - landscape transition, the notifications wouldn't expand fully)
    • ThemeChooser : Fixes for text invisible in installed themes tab for dark themes
    • ThemeChooser will not handle market links anymore and Memory leak fix.
    • Old themechooser is removed completely.
    • Launcher : Fix crash without wipe & make dockbar transperant.
    • In OTA updater show that the gapps and rom is installed if they are installed. ( Previously it used to show new or downloaded).
    • Change Cyanogen Mod Updates to Avatar Updates
    • We have a global error reporter collecting the crashes reported by the user using ACRA. Error Reporter link

    04/27/2013 - AvatarROM 2.8b Release
    • Merged CM changes till 24th April ( includes Camera driver fixes for lot of devices )
    • Bazooka Launcher
      • Fixed some critical issues reported in previous build.
      • Added Gestures in workspace. A settings page also added to configure gesture actions. Different gestures like swipe-up, swipe-down, double-tap, home-button press are added. Different actions for each of the gesture can be set in preference.
      • Added ""edit workspace"" option in menu button.
      • Removed ""pinch to preview mode"". This option is currently disabled for some issues as we can go to preview mode through many other ways. It will be added later.
      • Many new Customization options."
    • Lockscreen
      • Fixed a bug
    • Fixed Settings crash on Input Method
    • Fixed Version Number problem in Error Reporter
    • Theme Chooser
      • Removed Old theme chooser
      • enabled Total download count of themes
      • Sorting themes based on download count
      • Sorting themes based on date
      • Settings App now launches the new Theme chooser

    04/19/2013 - AvatarROM 2.7b Release
    • Merged with CM 10.1 M3 build( 14th April )
    • Changed Error Reporter to send requests to server instead of a google document
    • New Theme Chooser fixes
    • Weebo fixes
    • Support for layout theming
    Known issues
    Update Google search and Google voice from playstore after installing the Gapps.

    04/06/2013 - AvatarROM 2.6b Release
    • Full support for OTA
    • Merged with latest CM 10.1 base (Upto Apr 3rd, 2013 - Includes Paranoid style pie control, new Super user app etc)
    • Changes in the framework to redirect trebuchet and android launcher resources from CM themes to Bazooka launcher
    • Fixed launcher menu settings in app space
    • New ThemeChooser - Bug fixes, Performace improvements and new features like download count, caching etc
    • Performance improvements in theming engine
    • Weebo fixes
    • Disabled driving rule in weebo as it was causing lot of confusions

    03/31/2013 - AvatarROM 2.5b Release
    • Latest CM 10.1 code merges for 2.5b release(upto Mar 28th 2013)
    • Included new theme chooser based on Aptoide(Alpha release)
    • Lockscreen - Enable/Disable vibration when unlocking from settings -> Lockscreen -> Screen Security -> Vibrate
    • Launcher - Option to edit workspace in menu
    • Weebo - Bug fixes and now you can create your own rules (see - http://avatarrom.com/weebo-rules/)
    • OTA - Full support from client side. Next update will be via OTA.
    • General bug fixes

    03/15/2013 - AvatarROM 2.3b Release
    • Latest CM 10.1 code merges ( upto Mar 13th 2013)
    • Fix Settings -> About phone -> Status crash
    • Usual bug fixes

    03/09/2013 - AvatarROM 2.2b Release
    • Latest CM 10.1 code merges (upto Mar 7th 2013)
    • Bug fixes from 2.1b Avatar Release
    • Integrated Weebo( pre alpha version )
    • Changes to make toggles screen more themeable
    • Chages in Error Reporter to point to new document

    03/02/2013 - AvatarROM 2.1b Release
    • Latest CM 10.1 code merges (upto Feb 27th 2013)
    • Bug fixes from 2.0b Avatar Release
    • Small tweaks for battery.

    Download Avatar ROM for HTC Evo 4G (Jewel) :

    Nightly release 5.0 - Android version 4.4
    Nightly 5.0.2 - Jan 13 2014

    Android 4.3 - Avatar nightly version 4.0.x
    Nightly 4.0.11 Dec 31, 2013


    Nightly Release 3.x.y - Android version 4.2.2 based on CM10.1
    Nightly 3.1.8 Oct 30, 2013
    Stable Release 3.x - Android version 4.2.2 based on CM10.1
    Stable 3.0
    Beta Release - Android version 4.2.2 based on CM10.1
    Link(Jun 23,2013)
    Gapps (4.2.2)


    Stable Release - Android version 4.1.2 based on CM10

    Link(Feb 10,2013)
    Gapps

    Videos:

    Sample Video - checkout our MIUI style lockscreens, statusbar, messaging, etc and the smooth transition of themes:


    Review by Phone tech kid


    All Videos

    Credits:

    • Cyanogen Team
    • Trebuchet launcher
    • MiUi Theme creators

    If there are any errors let us know in the comments or file the bug at http://issues.avatarrom.com

    You can find more information at http://www.avatarrom.com

    Feature request page - https://avatarrom.uservoice.com/forums/193652-avatarrom-feature-request

    Now you can follow us on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter here.
    10
    Avatar Team is proud to present the first beta release of Layout Themeing.

    We all have seen how themes change images, icons, drawables, colors etc. But this is the first time you will see how a theme can change the position of UI elements (buttons, labels, etc). Never before an attempt like this was made in the history of Android.

    Eg: "Close all apps" button in the recent apps list is on the top-right corner. If you are a left handed user, reaching the top-right corner on a 5 inch phone is not easy. With layout theming, you can move the position from top-right to left-bottom.

    Demo:

    Lets take up a simple example. We have seen different version of dialer in different operating system. By applying a theme, we can now have the exact same dialer in Android. Not only the buttons look the same, it is also positioned at the exact location.

    System UI (System app) - Link
    Iphone style (Theme) - Link
    Circular dialer (Theme) - Link
    Blackberry dialer (Theme) - Link
    Recent apps (Theme)- Link

    Install Instructions:

    1. Push the systemUI.apk to /system/app (Eg: "adb push systemUI.apk /system/app")
    2. Install the themes as any normal android application (Eg: "adb install -r iphone.apk")
    3. Go to theme chooser and apply your preferred theme
    4. Open the dialer and check out how look and feel changes which each theme.

    Some Surprises

    1. Check out the clock position on the status bar. Yes it is centered. We can move anything to anywhere.
    2. In the recent apps theme, we have moved "Close all apps " in the recent apps list from top-right to bottom-left

    Layout themeing will be part of AvatarROM soon and we are working on some cool concepts. We would love to hear what you want to see in layout theming. Post your ideas in our feature request page.


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    MiStyle Theme release

    Releasing one more new theme MiStyle in our Avatar theme stores, check below screenshots. The same is available in our new theme chooser.

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    Update to AvatarROM

    Few hours from now, we will be building AvatarROM for 26 devices. We are excited as it is one of our biggest update and we are upgrading to 4.2.1.

    Did someone say fonts ?

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    Avatar Theme Creator Tool

    Avatar Team is proud to present the first beta release of Theme creator tool. It is a QT based desktop application to edit themes.

    Themes created using this tool are compatible with Avatar ROM and Cyanogen ROM. Similarly you can edit both Avatar Themes and Cyanogen themes.

    Download the theme apk and open it using the theme creator tool. You will see a screen to edit the resources. After editing the resources, save the apk and install on the device.

    What you can do with this tool ?

    1. There are 1000's of resources that can be themed in Android. We change only a small set of them and if you want to theme more resources you can use this tool.

    2. We make some mistakes when creating a theme. Eg: SMS time stamp color was not proper in some of our themes. You can now use this tool to fix it.

    3. We cannot satify all the users with a theme. Eg: If you want to have a darker orange shade in denim theme you can now do it using this tool.

    4. You can import an existing theme, change some of the resources we modified and you have a brand new theme.

    Upcoming features:

    1. Ability to create a new theme from scratch.

    2. Import MiUi mtz theme file and convert it to theme apk which is compatible with AvatarROM and CyanogenROM.

    3. Upload your new themes to our server so it can be used by other AvatarROM users.

    4. Html5 based new theme creator tool which is more elegant and user friendly.

    Download links

    Windows - Link

    Linux - Link

    Mac - Link

    As always we love to hear your feedbacks and comments. You might feel little lost with all the resources that are in Android world and we are on standby to help.

    If you create a new theme and want to upload to our server, send us a PM and we will give access for you to upload the theme.

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