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[Rom][Gb] Skyraider Zeus 1.3 Bolt [2.11.605.5]

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SkyRaider Zeus 1.3 Release

The official thread for the SkyRaider Zeus is here: Make sure to check it out. This is a fresh new innovative Sense ROM for the Thunderbolt. I hope you enjoy it.

Please do not publicly release versions of my work without my prior approval. If you would like to use something, PM me.​

This ROM offers a lot of new enhancements and optimizations over stock Sense. I have made some new Quick Settings, enhanced parts of the ROM and even took skins to a new level.

The expanded status bar has been completely reconfigured and optimized. You will notice quite a few changes to it over stock. The approach I took was create more room by removing unnecessary items while retaining and even gaining functionality. The recent apps bar is hidden by default, but you can access it at any time by long pressing on the title bar. To switch to Quick Settings, simply tap the title bar once.

I have added seven additional Quick Settings and created four of them myself. This is really just the beginning in this arena. I already have plans underway for more customizations.

There are a few enhancements to Rosie including a re-mappable buttons and custom button icons, drop to uninstall over the trash can, and an unlocked edit button to display application details.

Another unique thing about this rom is the addition I made to skins. The edge glow effect that you will find in this ROM can change colors simply by choosing another skin. Five skins are included with this ROM and each has a different edge glow color to match its theme. In addition, any other Sense 2.1 Gingerbread skin you find on the Internet will work with this ROM, however, if the edge glow graphics are missing, it will use the default images. A big thanks goes to wowthatisrandom for modifying the skins for me and helping out with testing.

Something new to SkyRaider is the addition of several original LTE tools to help make your life a little easier. For starters, there is an integrated Sense style widget for your home screen. There is also a Quick Setting for toggling while you have the expanded status bar down. Then there are some more advanced options like Auto LTE. You can configure your phone to turn off LTE when the phone goes to sleep and back on when you wake it up. The options include timers for screen on/off times in case you have a habit of quickly flipping on your phone just to check messages. All of the tools use an advanced engine I wrote to allow switching from 3G to 4G faster than ever (as long as you are within range of an LTE tower).

Lastly, you will find the Sense 3.0 lock screen in here along with several screens to choose from. I also included the Sense 3.0 Weather application. A big thanks goes to seo for the lock screen and weather items.


BIG BIG thank you to all of my testers. They really helped out a lot identifying bugs and helping make this ROM great.


The links to download are in the second post and in Rom Manager. Don't forget to press the Thanks button!

  • Please search before asking questions.
  • Do not post bug reports if you flashed a theme or mod over this ROM.
  • Do not flash kernels that contain a boot.img file
  • I do not recommend installing as a secondary rom
Change Log:

v1.3.5 (Full Rom) TBA:
  • Bug fixes

v1.3 (Full Rom) 11/22/2011:
  • Enabled Native Call Recording
  • Added Non Sense LTE Widget (Zeus Only)
  • Added Native ICS Keyboard
  • Added Sharing with MMS for Screen Shots
  • Other Screen Shot Tweaks
  • Added Toggle for Incoming Call Screen Type
    • persist using build.prop setting
    • sys.incoming_call_screen (0 or 1)
  • Expanded Choices for Defaulting Quick Settings
  • Added Google Car Home
  • Removed HTC Car Panel
  • Fixed Screenshot Bug with the Delay Setting
  • Fixed Text on the Middle Rosie Button When Using a Custom Icon
  • Normalized Title Bars in SRSettings for Custom Skins
  • Revamped Several Screens in SR Settings for Future Upgrades
  • Revamped Popup for Choosing Custom Icons
  • Added Icons to Quick Setting Config
  • Icon for Custom Quick Setting Now Shows Using Selected Activity
v1.2 (Unreleased):
  • Expanded Rosie Options
    • Two Finger Fast Scrolling in the Drawer
    • Change the Drawer Title
    • Change the Drawer Background Color and Transparency
    • Change the Number of Columns
    • Change the Text Size for Drawer Icons
  • Native Support for Icon Packs in Button Bar Manager
  • Rosie Options and LockScreen Settings are Hidden when Required APKs are Removed.
  • Add Widget Menu for Non Sense Launchers have Grouped Widgets
  • Fixed Rosie Crash after Removing a Linked App
  • Fixed Orientation Bug
v1.1 (Full Rom) 11/02/2011:
  • Added Leap Mode Option
  • Added Page Scroll Option
  • Fixed Sliders in Button Bar Manager
  • Added HTC Style Theming to Backlight Settings
  • Fixed Edit Levels FC
  • Fixed Weather Widget FC
  • Added Various Optional Kernels (thanks kernel devs)
v1.0 (Release):
  • Based on Sense 2.1 (OTA v2.11.605.5)
  • Newest OTA HTC Kernel
  • SkyRaider Settings*!!1 (lots and lots of goodies)
  • Sense LTE Widget*
  • Auto LTE*
  • Completely Customizable Quick Settings*
  • Wake on Volume
  • Wake on Notification*
  • CM7 Features
    • Change Clock Style
    • Customizable Backlight Settings
    • Accelerometer Settings
  • ROM Will Add 3.0 GB of Space to Dropbox Accounts
  • Sense 3.0 Lock Screen (thanks to seo)
    • Wallpaper
    • Clock
    • Stocks
    • Photo Album (2)
    • Friend Stream
    • Weather
  • Sense 3.0 Weather (thanks to seo)
  • Sense 2.1 Mms (themed and modded for additional features)
  • Task Manager
  • Low Space Wizard
  • On Demand Recent Apps Bar*
  • Optimized Expanded Status Bar*
    • Tabs Removed*
    • Carrier Title Bar Removed
    • Long Press Title for Recent Apps*
    • Dismiss Notifications One at a Time
    • Tap Title Bar for Quick Settings*
  • 11 New Quick Settings
  • 8 Original Quick Settings*
    • LTE toggle*
    • Custom on-the-fly toggle* (make it whatever you like)
    • Wireless ADB*
    • Toggle for Wireless Tether App*
    • Airplane Mode*
    • Flashlight*
    • Volume Sliders*
      • 8 Total in One Setting
      • Tap the Icon to Cycle Through
    • Restart (4 Options in One)*
  • Working Nano Editor
  • Picasa Gallery Plugin
  • Both Stock HTC and Android Keyboards
  • Overscroll Edge Glow
    • Changes Colors With Skins*
  • Built-in Screenshot Capture
    • Base Code From CM7
    • Access Via Power Menu*
    • Shortcut is Power + Home
    • Option to Automatically Share Captures
    • Option to Change Capture Delay
  • Rosie Re-Mappable Dock Buttons*
  • Rosie Customizable Dock Button Icons* via Button Bar Manager*
    • Change Via SR Settings*
    • Six Total Buttons to Map
    • Get Access to Shortcuts and Activities*
    • Install Launcher Pro to Access More
    • Remap Drawer Anywhere*
  • Custom Rosie Drag Bar*
    • Drop to Uninstall Over the Trash*
    • Drop on the Edit Button to Display App Details*
  • Google Market, Gmail and Maps Updated
  • Automatic App Restore Via Google Framework
  • Gingerbread Screen On/Off Animations
*Exclusive SkyRaider features

-= Thanks Again to Everyone that Donated and Tested =-
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Awesome rom, my only question why is the kernel capped at 1 GHz? Why not raise it to 1.4 G at least for the next version please? Anyway awesome work, will test this beast out more tomorrow
I just noticed my phone doesn't like to send sms messages now, It works sending to myself but the delivery reports get stuck at pending for some reason? I'm running the OTA MR2 radio btw
This is an amazing and solid rom. I came from bamf 3.0 RC 4, which was a great rom with a few small bugs but I decided to try this in-between waiting for the next release but I think I'll probably stick with this rom. Thanks for the build and I look forward to the next release.

I also was wondering about the glow effects, I'll have to play around with stuff and see if I can figure it out.

Also not really my place to say anything, so I apologize in advance. Please don't disrespect the devs, they do hard work so that we get to use cool software and mod our phones. The BAMF team had to make they're own forums, I'd prefer they don't all make they're own forums and we can continue to discover new roms by staying on one forum.
One randomly stupid question, which one of the wifi apps is the free one? Is it modded so both work free or is the wifi tether the free one and hotspots Verizon's paid one? Thanks a bunch :)
"miketoasty said:
Open them up. The free one looks like Wireless Tether from the market the payed one looks like the stock one for the TB (Which I am sure he left so that people who pay for the service can continue to use it).
Thanks, that makes sense
This is the smoothest rom I've ever ran. I love this thing, works like clockwork. I used to want to overclock it but after playing with it at stock speed it doesn't need it. Can't wait to see what the official release will be like. Thanks again for the great work.
I have a sync problem where it never stops syncing even though none if the accounts show activity, it keeps my phone awake which uses more battery. Is there a fix for it in market or something or do I just have to deal with it by killing sync when I notice it?

Thanks for any help
"ihtfp69 said:
Find out what is synching. If the icon is there, something is synching.
Its stopped since I flashed one of the kernel's you posted for us, however when it was doing it I'd go to accounts and sync and go through all the accounts but nothing had the little sync icon next to it (the little spinning arrows that show sun is in progress). How else could I find out what's syncing if it starts up again?

PS I'm getting amazing battery life with your rom and imoseyon's lean kernel, 12.5 hours and I have 72% left albeit light use over (been at work all day).

One last comment, I love having the 3.0 lockscreen for on/off but still having the old 2.0 one for answering calls I always had trouble getting calls right away wth the new lockscreen answering method.
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