Is your AT&T Galaxy Note hungry for ICS? A buttery-smooth leaked ROM might help
You’ve probably heard, read, and secretly wept knowing that folks in Europe that rock a Galaxy Note are now receiving the OTA update to Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich. Along with ICS, the update brings the promised Premium Suite for the Galaxy Note, which consists of several new S Pen-optimized apps.
Stateside, the owners of the Galaxy Note on AT&T don’t have anything to cheer for yet, with old Ma Bell still not ready to share any specifics about the ICS upgrade. But the impatient (and adventurous) types have probably given the unofficial ICS version that leaked last month a bash.
If you liked what you saw in last month’s leaked ICS for the Galaxy Note (version UCLC5), you’ll love the ROM leak for the Galaxy Note on AT&T that has just come out. The new UCLD3 version is still the same ICS 4.0.3, but some of the bugs that have plagued the earlier build seem to have been fixed, making the new build run smooth on the phablet.
Granted, this unofficial version of ICS doesn’t include the Premium Suite, but you do get all the goodies one can expect from ICS, face unlock feature included.
Some words to the wise: the latest ICS ROM leak is intended for AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy Note only, or the SGH-I717 model. If you really can’t wait to experience ICS and you understand all the risks involved, feel free to give it a test by visiting BriefMobile, where you’ll find all the necessary links and instructions. Otherwise, you can just sit patiently in the waiting lounge along with the rest of the Galaxy Note owners in the country.
Are you planning to give the unofficial ICS ROM a go? Or will you wait for the official ICS update?