The air is buzzing with news and developments about Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. There’s no doubt that many folks want to get their phones running this flavorful treat, and Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 users are just about to get started.
The credit goes to XDA Developers member toxicthunder who compiled a Jelly Bean-based custom ROM for the 5.3 inch phone-tablet, bringing in smooth and slick Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean features along with the performance improvements and customizations — all these courtesy of some of the best from the CyanogenMod 10 (CM10) and Android Open Kang Project sources.
Half Illusion as this ROM is called, suggests [...]
Remember the HP TouchPad tablet? Sure you do, it was HP’s poorly marketed webOS-running iPad-killer wannabe that the company decided to discard soon after launching it. HP sold the device for very low prices once it decided it has no future with the company – as low as $99 – which made it very appealing to the crowds that wouldn’t have otherwise picked one up.
Naturally, one of the things developers did with the device was to port Android to it, and the device was soon running Android, even if unofficially, alongside webOS.
Now we hear that a Jelly Bean port is available for the 2011 tablet that’s now dead considering that HP’s webOS [...]
The CyanogenMod 10 preview builds continue to trickle in, with Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus being the latest Android device to run a Jelly Bean-based preview of CM10.
Just like in any similar cases with other devices – and we’ve seen CM10 available for the Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S2 or Nexus 7 to name just a few – this is an early CM10 version for the Galaxy Nexus available from Verizon. CyanogenMod developer Brint Kriebel posted more details on Google+ regarding this early CM10 build:
Since all the cool kids are doing it, I’m releasing a preview CM10 build for my device – the Verizon Galaxy Nexus (toro). I’m sure [...]
Stop me if you heard this before: a CyanogenMod 10 preview is available for a hot Android device. We have already shown you CM10 running on very popular devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S3, the Galaxy S2, and the Google Nexus 7, so we’re not surprised to hear that Android devs managed to make CM10 run on the Galaxy Note.
The Samsung phablet, which is yet to receive it’s official Jelly Bean upgrade, can now run a CM10 preview build, although you should know this ROM is “nowhere near ready to be used as a daily driver (lots of features still have to be merged), as xda-developers points out.
On that [...]
Google’s fresh new Nexus 7 Tablet comes with the latest (and some say greatest) Android version out of the box, but that hasn’t stopped independent devs having their way with the new gadget’s software. While I’m sure most regular users are more than content with Nexus 7’s Jelly Bean official build, I’ll bet there are people amongst you who are dying to try out something different too.
What better alternative than a CyanogenMod 10 port, slightly modified and supposedly working like a charm? Before getting overly excited, you should know that everybody’s favorite independent dev team hasn’t yet released an official CM 10 [...]
Android users aren’t only waiting for Samsung to roll out its Jelly Bean updates for the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S2 smartphones but they’re also looking forward to see CyanogenMod 10 released for those devices.
A few days ago we told you that Jelly Bean has been ported to the Galaxy S2 international version, but also that a preview CM10 version for the Galaxy S3 was available. Now, we’re about to tell you that international Galaxy S2 owners can enjoy a preview of CM10 based on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean on their Samusng GT-I9100 Galaxy S2 device.
Like always, we’re going to remind you that we’re not encouraging you to install any [...]
There are plenty of CyanogenMod fans among Android fans, and plenty of them must have surely purchased a Samsung Galaxy S3, the most important Android handset of the year, at least thus far. They’re certainly waiting for CyanogenMod 10 to be released for their recently acquired device and we have good news for them – CM 9 is already available for all U.S. versions except for Verizon’s.
Steve Kondik, the Android guru behind the CyanogenMod firmare has released CM 10 preview builds for three of the available four Galaxy S3 versions including AT&T’s, Sprint’s and T-Mobile’s. And we’re not really surprised to see them come [...]
Over the weekend, we’ve reported about leading CyanogenMod developer Ricardo Cerqueira, who has been teasing CM10 on a LG Optimus 4X HD on video. According to Cerqueira, the purpose of the sneak preview was to show that the development effort is covering many different devices and not only those in the Nexus family, and that “hardware integration is progressing nicely”.
As if to add credence to Cerqueira’s words, yesterday several developers took to Google Plus to share other tantalizing glimpses of what the future holds for CyanogenMod 10, the custom ROM based on the stock version of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
A quick roundup of the teased devices [...]
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is barely a few weeks old and we are already seeing a lot of encouraging signs from the developer community, although manufacturers have been far less forthcoming in announcing their plans for JB.
Of course, when you say developer community, the first name that comes to mind is CyanogenMod. The CM team is already hard at work preparing the new CM10 (CyanogenMod’s version of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean). The good news is that the difference between ICS and JB is not that big, meaning that we won’t have to wait six months to see the new CM10. The bad news is the differences are significant enough to require manual code mergers, which means that flashing [...]