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CyanogenMod 9 Stable coming tonight, then all work to be on CM10

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CyanogenMod 9 Stable coming tonight, then all work to be on CM10
There was quite a bit of excitement for CyanogenMod 9 at one point, because anyone with a relatively new device thought that they were about to get some Ice Cream Sandwich... and then, Jelly Bean was released. We had already seen CyanogenMod skip over CM8, which would have been based on Honeycomb, and then we found out that CM9 would get one stable release and then nothing more. 

Well CyanogenMod 9 stable is going to be released tonight, according to the latest CM blog post, and that will be all we get, because the team is going to shift focus to bringing CyanogenMod 10 (Jelly Bean) to the community. The stable CM9 release for the GSM Galaxy Nexus is already available, but the team is planning all of the other stable ROMs, which will cover devices like the LG Nitro HD, Samsung Galaxy S III (international), Galaxy Note, most Galaxy S II models, the Sony Xperia handsets, Asus Transformer tablets, and more. 

After this, CM9 will only get critical bug fixes, and CM10 will get all of the love. Still, it's some great work by the team. 

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posted on 09 Aug 2012, 21:06 6

1. MeoCao (unregistered)


Great accomplishment, Android is strong b-c it has these enthusiasts.

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 02:56 2

8. abdane (Posts: 477; Member since: 07 Oct 2011)


Since CM9 will be stable, will it have FM Radio ???

posted on 21 Aug 2012, 13:18

14. JGuinan007 (Posts: 634; Member since: 19 May 2011)


does your phone have a FM Radio built in?

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 21:17 1

2. Hammerfest (Posts: 370; Member since: 12 May 2012)


As a CM9 user on a few devices...

CM9 IS NO-WHERE NEAR STABLE...

Attempting to submit bug reports with logcat logs to device maintainers is a JOKE, so much of a joke in-fact that for TWO of the devices I own, the device maintainers have abandoned CM9 completely (and actively rejected bug reports anyway) and jumped to CM10... WHICH I AM OK WITH (the jumping to CM10 part)...

Just pointing out the fact that CM9 can pretty much disappear and only a few would complain and STABLE is the wrong word to use for CM9 in its current form...

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 21:24 2

3. Phullofphil (Posts: 801; Member since: 10 Feb 2009)


Your right about everything especially about who cares with jelybean being a refined ice cream sandwich. My nexus did seam stable before this so called stable release. Check my galaxy nexus has a stable 4.1.1 just not cm10

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 22:54 4

4. Astreo (Posts: 99; Member since: 05 May 2011)


As someone who uses CM9 on a few devices i think its amazing.

posted on 09 Aug 2012, 23:01 4

5. robocopvn (Posts: 199; Member since: 10 Mar 2010)


Are you trying to give a joke ?

My Hptouchpad run CM9 nightlies (not RC because it doesn't have Camera yet) like a sport car. I use it daily with all of the things working fluidly. Only without camera yet, and the camera is only the issue of Hptouchpad not Cm9.

Last words, CM have their own criteria when the build considered stable with many archivement to get their, so when they label it stable, you should believe, or they will lose all of their hard-earned reputation :D

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 01:16 1

7. nicholassss (Posts: 355; Member since: 10 May 2012)


i have cm9 on my droid 3, everything seems stable Except!...i cant watch youtube. but thats nbd to me.

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 00:49

6. lukasound (Posts: 152; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)


Well, then we can expect a stable CM10 when the next version of Android is released...

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 09:15

9. JGuinan007 (Posts: 634; Member since: 19 May 2011)


Does your phone have a fm radio built in?

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 09:18

10. JGuinan007 (Posts: 634; Member since: 19 May 2011)


CM10!

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 12:47 1

11. abiug.gc (Posts: 15; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


stable means that we will record/play videos or it will be more fatser? i used it for a week on my O2x but i go back to CM7

posted on 11 Aug 2012, 15:46

12. sgogeta4 (Posts: 392; Member since: 02 Feb 2011)


After a few days of testing, I still prefer AOKP M6 over CM9 build 5931 (latest stable releases). Can't wait for both to release JB to see what changes they bring!

posted on 12 Aug 2012, 11:56 1

13. nicholassss (Posts: 355; Member since: 10 May 2012)


I used a AOKP for about a week, really dug it, but the CM9 build I was on just seemed smoother and a little quicker.

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