For those of you with GT-i9500 Galaxy S4, your long wait is over for Android 4.4 KitKat. Although there were many beta builds available since Android 4.4 KitKat came out, there hasn’t been one yet stable enough to run as daily driver. Well, CM11 ROM is still experimental but everything is working out of the box except video camcorder, wifi tether, and some issues with calls. That might be a deal breaker for some of you but the latest CM11 ROM packs Android 4.4.2 along with very zippy speeds and all the KitKat goodness baked in. It shouldn’t be too long
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out MIUI ROM V5 Official. Xiaomi, the company behind MIUI ROMs, have announced their official support for the GT-i9500 Galaxy S4 last week and released the first official MIUI ROM for the S4. Currently, MIUI ROM is also available for other S4 variants (such as AT&T/T-Mobile/Canadian/GT-i9505) but those are not official while the official version is based on official Samsung firmware with Samsun
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out Phoenix ROM with latest Android 4.3. Based on the latest MJ9 Samsung official firmware Android 4.3, Phoenix ROM brings you the best of latest Android 4.3 without all the stuff you need including Knox, which may interfere with your pure Android experience. For those of you who don’t know, Samsung has started adding Knox security feature on Android 4.3 firmwares, which means you get this useless security features you don’t need and will only annoy you when you use your phone.
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out The Legend ROM. Based on leaked Android 4.3 TouchWiz firmware, The Legend ROM brings you Android 4.3 with what’s coming new with GT-i9500 including added support for Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The Legend ROM must be installed with Perseus kernel, which is a good thing as Perseus kernel gives you ability to overclock your CPU, GPU, and even have great audio tweaking controls.
For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the week, check out latest version of CRASH ROM V8.2. Since last time we took a look at it, CRASH ROM has added more features, all the while making some great performance improvements and better battery life over its previous versions. CRASH ROM V8.2 now comes bundled with lots of ROM features like Fast Dormancy (can save battery life when turned on), CPU Spy, GPS Fix, AdFree, Battery Stats, and a ton of Xposed Fram
For this week’s GT-i9500 Galaxy S4 ROM of the week, check out LiDroid ROM by XDA user LiDroid who has been making some awesome MODs for Android devices for the last couple years. Based on latest Android 4.2.2 TouchWiz firmware, LiDroid ROM is a simple yet effective custom ROM recommended for users who want to keep most of Samsung features and get the most out of their phone. LiDroid ROM features LiDroid Settings, which allow you customize your quick toggles (up to 24), enable auto call-recording, long-press Home button torch in lockscreen, long-press Menu kill bu
For those of you looking to experience latest Android 4.3 with most features/customization, you will definitely have to try the PACMan ROM. PACMan ROM is a hybrid custom ROM that mixes the best of AOKP, CM10.2, and ParanoidAndroid ROMs. It’s an “all-in-one” ROM that allows you to fully customize your UI/system using AOKP ROM Control, run your favorite apps in tablet mode using ParanoidAndroid Hybrid Settings, and even take advantage of CM10.2 new features like the Click Here to Read Full Article
For this week’s GT-i9500 and GT-i9505 ROM of the week, check out latest version of WanamLite ROM. Latest version of WanamLite ROM now ships with its own Wanam Xposed App that allows you to fully customize your UI and control almost every feature of WanamLite ROM such as call recording, Torch shortcuts, Volume button music skip buttons, change long-press home/back key behavior, and much much more. When Wanam first introduced WanamLite ROM, there was no such app but now, everything is more controllable and customizable through the new Wanam Xposed App.
For this week’s GT-i9500 Galaxy S4 ROM of the week, check out Neat ROM. Based on Android 4.2.2 TouchWiz firmware, Neat ROM brings you a ton of features through great MODs like X-Blast Settings, Wanam Xposed Settings, and Xposed App Settings(for running your apps in tablet/custom DPI mode). Some notable features include XXUBMG1 camera (best camera to date), transparent status bar, ink effects, call-recording, and more. <
For this week’s Galaxy S4 ROM of the week, check out CM10.2 ROM, Android 4.3 CyanogenMod ROM. This ROM is available for AT&T, T-Mobile, Canadian, Verizon, US Cellular, GT-i9505, GT-9500. In case you don’t know, CyanogenMod ROM is an AOSP ROM (What is AOSP?) that’s usually the beast of them all as custom ROMs like ParanoidAndroid and AOKP are built on top of CyanogenMod ROM. Well, how are these builds? Although these builds are “beta” and considered f