Shhh-inka, we broke the silence!

Shhh-inka, we broke the silence!

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's 404. Yes, it's not found. We're returning to the ground after several months you bid us off. We had been holding our tongues for quite a bit and can now finally scream that Shinka - our latest release based on Android 12.1 is here!

The same ideology (psst, can be found on our brand-new website) and craftsmanship you expect from this project, we don't need to repeat it again, you know it we know it. ;)

Let us go through the fine print & nitty gritty.

New Features!

- We tried sprucing up the settings. Just like our Android 11 take, we added circle as an element to toss some spice in the bag. The stock layout felt a bit boring. A literal spinoff, kek.
- It's raining volume panel redesigns, and here's our best take at it. Ergonomic, reachable, functional, isn't this we all wanted from Google?

They'll ring a bell

- For the lazy lads, face unlock implementation is here! And now it covers a broader spectrum of authentication prompts. Oh, and quick unlock helps you breeze through those pesky tap button. Love that!
- Just a glance is enough. Edge lighting from older versions is back! Be it a couch or a table, the soothing-coloured waves should be enough to catch your attention, or maybe someone else's too. Hehe.

- Flashing custom kernels for the sake of tweaking your screen? Forget that, we have color balance adjustments right within the settings. Nice, no?
- Chop the extras like a chef, and style like a designer - statusbar tuner and battery shapes are in the store as well.

- Hello, hello, hello? We've all been there. That's why we tossed in-call vibrations into the pan.
- We need our Caffeine, and so do you! You guessed it right, the caffeine tile is back to assist in one of those situations.
- Check on the time and weather with just a couple of taps. Double tap to trigger doze looks astonishing with the seamless Android 12.1 animations and dynamic font!

- Toss the accidental screen records into trash right from the notification bar. Saves a couple of GBs if you're like us and hit record at the wrong moment. Hehe.
- Block thy leechers-Shield your data usage with per app runtime internet permissions. Also, we added hotspot setting that allows VPN upstreams.
- Use your phone as a desk clock with the AOD which charging implementation.
- Zip, zap, zoom - advance reboot menu lets you enter special modes in just a few taps. Squeezing volume buttons is a thing of the past. You'll thank us for this.

Performance Pack Upgrades!

- Master brickports make their way into our organization to help improve the system efficiency and speed. Experience the ludicrous speed. ;)
- Merge it all: The latest tags from CodeLinaro have been pasted on the 404 source. Translates to latest security patch, enhancements for your Snapdragon devices. Haha yes.
- Bug fixes for Able media player make their way into the source as well.
- Miscellaneous bug fixes here and there.

Signing off!


Head over to our website and download to taste the freshly baked builds coming for a device around you soon!

That's all folks for this release see you in the next one. Feel free to drop your suggestions feedback on our official group. Please check and follow our Twitter and Telegram account for any updates.


Now Go flash it!