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i never really used the s-pen, so nothing lost there in my use.. the only "major" difference is still battery life.. the modded stock roms are still a little better than I'm getting on AOKP (n.e.a.k kernel for the GSM variants is the only way to combat this, and makes a big difference) the only other thing that comes up occasionally in my usage, is if you call into a phone system and it asks you to enter more than 2-3 digits, it seems to get the numbers skewed.. pretty sure it's been a known issue for a good long time.. Everything else that i've come across works perfectly.. thumb.gif
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i never really used the s-pen, so nothing lost there in my use.. the only "major" difference is still battery life.. the modded stock roms are still a little better than I'm getting on AOKP (n.e.a.k kernel for the GSM variants is the only way to combat this, and makes a big difference) the only other thing that comes up occasionally in my usage, is if you call into a phone system and it asks you to enter more than 2-3 digits, it seems to get the numbers skewed.. pretty sure it's been a known issue for a good long time.. Everything else that i've come across works perfectly.. thumb.gif
Cool thanks. I find myself constantly using the s-pen and a few features including the multi-windows so I might stick to stock since it's pretty much doing everything i need it too. The one thing I'll miss is the CM10 themes...
 
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you gotta use the s-pen. especially when someone pulls out the iphone 5. biggrin.gif

and show them something on the screen scrolling down while barely touching the screen...
    
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well if your on sprint use the "MacksROM AllStar 3.5 ma7" o been running that for nearly last 5+ months and never had a problem. smooth as butter. its a cleaned up version of te stock rom so you dont loose too much but its good.
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Yeah DL'ed MacksROM last night, took forever, must be throttled on the other end so i didnt get to flash it.

I was able to root and flash CWM last night but whenever I go to update CWM via Rom Manager is just sits at the downloading window at 0% and never moves. I didn't have time to play with it but I assume a manual flash to current will fix it. I hope to be running a new ROM tonight.

I only picked CWM because that is what I'm used to, does anyone use TWRP? If so, what manager are you using?
 
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twrp = 10x better than the current incarnation of CWM.. especially on the Note 2..
You can use goomanager to keep TWRP updated, and some roms (depends on dev) are available through goomanager as well.
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im on clockworks without a problem.
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im on clockworks without a problem.

wasn't saying CWM doesn't work, just that TWRP (for my usage anyway, constantly flashing nightly builds) is much easier.
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During my lunchbreak I flashed TWRP and was able to remove my cwm backup as well as create a new twrp backup. The touch recovery is pretty neato and I like it so far. Time to find a good Sprint Rom....Thinking MacksROM for now and will probably try AOKP and see if I care that the stock stuff is missing.
 
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