CyanogenMod 9 enters RC 2 phase, adds support for the Galaxy S III
RC 2 of CM 9 should be pretty stable, and perfectly good to be used as a daily driver. It will allow you to get rid of Samsung's TouchWiz Nature UX, and replace it with a stock UI with some added functionality. If you have strong desire to mod your Galaxy S III by installing a custom ROM, but are somewhat new to all of this, it's good to know that CyanogenMod is the most popular and fully-featured custom Android ROM.
It is believed that this Release Candidate will be the last RC, and the next version of CM 9 will be the final one. The final release is expected to come out in about two to three weeks. Meanwhile, members of the team are already working on CM 10, which will be based on the latest Android version - 4.1 Jelly Bean.
You can find more info about CyanogenMod 9 and the ROM itself by following this link.
source: CyanogenMod via AndroidAuthority
1. groupsacc (Posts: 232; Member since: 28 Feb 2012)
Can't wait for CM10. I love open source. I'm just regretful that I didn't take up programming growing up, so that I can be part of the open source community and contribute.
2. Hammerfest (Posts: 370; Member since: 12 May 2012)
TBQH, when JB source dropped, watching daily gerrit logs there where maybe a handful of ICS fix's, else, its been pretty much full of JellyBean... so most if not all CM team have moved to CM10...
IMHO: with the talk of what 4.0 to 4.1 is, they could DROP CM9 as the transition isnt large enough to keep it alive, a refence point is that CM7 and ICS/JB are a huge departure from eachother, so CM7 and CM10 should be the main 2, where as CM9 can quietly fall by the wayside...
3. bigdawg23 (Posts: 401; Member since: 25 May 2011)
I just moved my Galaxy Note to CM9. I am getting better battery life and zero lag. The Video camera is much better than ICS or GB.
Like groupsacc I can't wait to move to CM10.