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HTC publishes kernel source code for the One M9

HTC has just published the kernel source code for its new One M9 handset on the HTC Dev website.
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April 7, 2015
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HTC has just published the kernel source code for the new One M9 handset on the HTC Dev site. If you’re a developer looking to enhance your application functionality on the One M9, you can head to the dev site and download the kernel that clocks in at 517MB. Regular consumers don’t really have much use for the source code, but it’s there for the taking if developers want it. The kernel can also be used to create custom ROMs for the device, so we’ll hopefully get to see some new ROMs become available in the near future.

HTC One M9 source code

The kernel is based on Android 5.0.1 and is available for a number of different regions and carriers. As of right now, there’s no U.S. specific version of the code but more options will most likely be added in the future.

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With the mostly positive reviews the device has been getting thus far, it’s nice to see HTC making the code available in a timely fashion. If you’re interested in grabbing the download, head to the source link below.