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CyanogenMod 10.2 M1 Released 65

Posted by timothy
from the crack-team-of-specialists dept.
sfcrazy writes "CyanogenMod team has announced the release of version 10.2 M1, just after the release of Android 4.4 aka Kit Kat. In a post the team says, "With all the Android 4.4 hype, we haven't forgotten about CM 10.2. Tonight the buildbots will focus their efforts on building and shipping out CyanogenMod 10.2 M1. Builds are already hitting the servers (please be patient, this will take a while). We are targeting over 70 devices for this initial M-release.""
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CyanogenMod 10.2 M1 Released

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  • Version Numbers (Score:5, Informative)

    by chill (34294) on Saturday November 02, 2013 @02:54PM (#45312773) Journal

    For the uninitiated...

    Right now, CyanogenMod consists of three parallel and active major versions: CyanogenMod 7 is based on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), and CyanogenMod 10 is based on Android 4.1 (JB) and CyanogenMod 10.1 is based on Android 4.2; CM10.1-capable devices are being phased out of CM10.0 , but since thereâ(TM)s a large amount of devices still on the market that arenâ(TM)t capable of fully running Android 4.x, CyanogenMod 7 exists to support them.

    That is from their "about" page, and now slightly out of date with the release of 10.2. That version is based off of Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean).

    • by Greg01851 (720452)
      It would make sense for them to match release numbers up with the Android version numbers.
    • by mrbester (200927)

      Which one? The one Google released to OTA or the one a Google engineer admitted should have been released?

    • by Shavano (2541114)

      Correction. This is a milestone release, not what they call a stable release, which is their highest level. It pretty much means beta release, as opposed to what the call a stable release. It's supported on 70 devices, including my 3 year old phone.

  • Verizon and others would love you to upgrade your device so often. Usually if you want latest and greatest, that would be only way.

    For example, device I bought in late 2011, came with Android 2.3 and had only one upgrade - to 4.0. Yet I'm still on the contract, and there were 4 Android releases.
    Thanks to mods and CM, I got very stable version of Android 4.3, and I intend to keep my device for a while.
    Thanks to Verizon and HTC, I got not much for my money.

    This is one area where Apple excels, their device com

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