HTC has published the kernel source code for their latest plus-size flagship smartphone, the U11+, increasing the prospects of better custom ROM support on the device in the near future. Read more here.
Android devs always seem to have the ability to circumvent roadblocks created by manufacturers as demonstrated by two XDA developers who have achieved a semi-functional LineageOS 14.1 for the Xiaomi Mi A1 despite the lack of proper kernel sources.
Motorola has released the kernel sources for the Moto E4 Plus. The phone, released in June this year, is the larger model of Motorola's uber-budget lineup, and now may make a compelling budget enthusiast smartphone. Read more here.
A recently merged commit in LineageOS reveals that the popular Live Display feature will now have its own quick settings toggle, allowing snappy changes of display color temperature modes. Read more here.