CyanogenMod team has released CM 11.0 M Snapshot builds for over 50 devices and variants. Based on Android 4.4 KitKat, these builds include the revamped Trebuchet launcher, which is now based on KitKat launcher.
“M3 includes the return of Trebuchet, now based on Kitkat’s Launcher3 code base, and has been completely rewritten by its maintainer Nebojša Cvetkovi? (nebkat). Additional work has been included to provide universal icon pack support by Danesh M (devatwork),” CM team wrote in a blog post.
Among other additions, the M3 release includes Privacy Guard, which can be used to control app from auto-starting and more privacy related features.
CM team has also revealed that it plans to bring more features to CM 11.0 in the upcoming releases like left-handed navigation bar support, additional transparency in the SystemUI, icon mask support in launcher, better themes integration, and Google Now-like experiences in Trebuchet.
The M3 release builds are already available via CM downloads website and the device-based CM updater. So, you can update your device to the new version the preferred way.
CyanogenMod team has noted that if you are coming from 10.2 or on a previous 11-M build, the new version of Trebuchet will preserve your home-screen data if you were previously using Launcher3 or Trebuchet and don’t wipe.
Here is a quick list of some of the most popular devices getting CM 11.0 M3 build, there are plenty more
- Samsung Galaxy S4 and variants
- Nexus devices
- Samsung Galaxy S, S II, S III and their variants
- LG Optimus G, G2, G Pro
- HTC One, Droid DNA, One X, One X+, One S
- Nook Color and more