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CyanogenMod 10.1.3 RC2 update now hitting devices

Many are already beginning to look towards Android 4.3, which would be CyanogenMod 10.2, however the work for CM10.1 is not yet done. In fact, the folks at CyanogenMod have recently been making their way through release candidate versions of CM10.1.3. We saw details of CM10.1.3 RC1 towards the end of August and more recently -- there is CM10.1.3 RC2.

Sony Honami-based ROM gives preview of what the real thing could feel like

With all the attention being given to upcoming models like the LG G2, the HTC One Max, or the Samsung Galaxy Note III, it is easy to overlook yet another rumored phone. The Sony Honami, which is touted to be the successor of the Xperia Z, already had a lot of leaks, mostly images and renders. But now, we get a chance to see what the Honami might really look and feel like thanks to a custom ROM developed over at XDA.

Paranoid Android drops Android 4.3 Preview ROM for Nexus 4 users

There are some obvious perks for those carrying and using a Nexus branded device. Perhaps the most talked about is the speed of updates. Google announced Android 4.3 a short time back and the update began rolling-out almost immediately. While getting the official updates is nice to see, the other side of these perks often means quick work when it comes to third party custom ROMs.

CyanogenMod Exynos 4 status update arrives

The CyanogenMod 10.1 Release Candidate phase came to an end a few days back and while that meant a general release for many users, there were some handsets that were left in a sort of hanging state. The folks at CyanogenMod made the shift from RC to general release with the promise of addressing support for the Tegra 2 and Exynos processors at a later time.

CyanogenMod 10.1 Release Candidate phase draws to a close

Some good news has arrived for those who have been waiting for stable release of CyanogenMod 10.1.0. The Cyanogen team has announced the end of the Release Candidate phase which means things will be shifting towards the stable releases. The updated general release CyanogenMod 10.1.0 builds should be arriving very shortly, but that does bring the question as to which devices will be supported.

CyanogenMod update could bring a Quick Settings Camera app

The folks at CyanogenMod are currently reviewing a new feature. This one brings the camera to the Quick Settings menu shade. Basically, using this feature you will be able to pull down the shade and snap a picture. This feature has been developed by Nebojsa Cvetkovic and from the way it looks, users will be able to capture an image with just two quick taps.