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post #11 of 23
Congrats to him.
Samsung had sent the team (Cyanogen) a free Galaxy S II a few months ago, maybe more than one.
I will be interesting to see what amount of input Samsung will let him (Cyanogen) have.

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What a way to get a job. Here's hoping that samsung droids have a similar UI to his now.
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What a way to get a job. Here's hoping that samsung droids have a similar UI to his now.
there is nothing special about CM7 UI, its just stock android with ADW launcher right?

That is why i don't find it interesting anymore. CM7 also benches lower, gets worse battery life, and is vary temperamental with radio firmware on my TB.

But it is still miles ahead of anything with sense 2, or TouchWiz
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cm is nice sometimes if you want something that you know will "just work"
This was actually my problem against using CM personally. The little stuff actually didn't work, or work as well. GPS, oh man, that was a nightmare when trying to get turn by turn to keep a signal. Also the camera isn't as good, and the gallery always made me mad.
     
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This was actually my problem against using CM personally. The little stuff actually didn't work, or work as well. GPS, oh man, that was a nightmare when trying to get turn by turn to keep a signal. Also the camera isn't as good, and the gallery always made me mad.
on what phone? If we are talking SGS, the GPS is terrible on most all roms.
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post #16 of 23
EVERYONE uses CM code to build ROMs, so no matter what ROM you like and use for whatever reason, say thank you to Steve. I hope they are paying him 7 figures, he deserves it. Anyone who can be so instrumental in not only developing for android, but LITERALLY building a community of developers and modders around him without a direct source of income, deserves to get PAID.

OP enjoy the MT4G, I've had one for 6 months and it's a fantastic phone. I crackflash so I'm currently running MIUI, but I have yet to have a bad experience with anything I've tried.
post #17 of 23
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That is why i don't find it interesting anymore. CM7 also benches lower, gets worse battery life, and is vary temperamental with radio firmware on my TB.
That is because it is in nightly status, not Stable for your TB
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post #18 of 23
Steve is doing it right.

Shame it wasn't Moto :/

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That is because it is in nightly status, not Stable for your TB
TB is in RC


Release Candidate imply it could be released.
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post #20 of 23
See that Geohot? That's right. This dude is making bank while you're banned from playing Playstation, and working for a dying Social Media conglomerate and no one respects you. Noooooooooob.


As for CM..."Side Project..." No thanks, I'll find another ROM to move to. I love CM7, but, since it won't be seeing the time and dedication it has been, it's time to move on to something that's constantly updated. Good luck to Steve.
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