Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Mar 2013 11:05 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "With the Samsung Galaxy S4 presumably coming soon, many are excited about the possibility of running a more stock Android-based experience, like CyanogenMod, on the hardware. It looks like that's going to be a slower transition than many were hoping, as the current Samsung CM maintainers have said that they have no plans to support the device." If you like custom ROMs, don't buy Samsung. As simple as that.
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No statement yet
by IndigoJo on Tue 19th Mar 2013 20:54 UTC
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2005-07-06

The CyMod team have said they haven't made any decision yet, and won't until they get their hands on an S4:

<a href="https://plus.google.com/117962666888533781522/posts/7jywLJdswki">...

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RE: No statement yet
by static666 on Tue 19th Mar 2013 21:45 in reply to "No statement yet"
static666 Member since:
2006-06-09

Being a port maintainer most probably requires one to own the device at least, a top-end and expensive one in the case of S4. I can understand current maintainers questioning whether it makes sense to make that investment themselves.

They may as well be just waiting for free devices from Samsung, or even invites to various conferences, media/entertainment events, etc. All inclusive.

Oh and btw, users are still to make their decision too, of whether custom ROMs would be necessary on S4 at all. One still has to see what Samsung has got in store for their latest flagship. Maybe less bloat and more frequent updates?

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RE: No statement yet
by Yagami on Wed 20th Mar 2013 10:18 in reply to "No statement yet"
Yagami Member since:
2006-07-15

The CyMod team have said they haven't made any decision yet, and won't until they get their hands on an S4:

https://plus.google.com/117962666888533781522/posts/7jywLJdswki



yeah , to quote the link :

"Let’s start with the simplest form of this: CyanogenMod does not pre-announce support or lack of support for devices. Ever. Even for the Nexus 4, we did not announce support until a nightly build was available. "

So , they did this "we wont support thing ... " for every device ... but

this time is because Samsung is evil.

Or because this is a bullshit article just to please the Anti-Samsung hyppies that think being anti or pro a company makes them smarter and cooler than other people.

So ... this week is what ? I have apple , google and Samsung ?

Do we love Microsoft this week or is it next one ?

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