Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Update: CyanogenMod 10.2 Nightlies Rolling Out With Updated Google Apps And ClockworkMod Recovery Builds

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Smartphone owners anxious for OEMs to update devices to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean can now take advantage of CyanogenMod’s iteration of the operating system as the ROM customization team has started rolling out CyanogenMod 10.2 nightlies for a host of popular devices.

CyanogenMod announced its new nightlies on Google + Wednesday morning. In addition to various Nexus devices, which already run Android 4.3, there are also CM 10.2 nightlies for such consumer favorites as the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4, as well as other smartphones and tablets by Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony and Motorola, among others.

In addition to running a stock-like Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM includes many customization options as well as new apps and systems such as the Apollo music player, the Focal camera app and enhanced security and privacy features.

Access Nightly Files Here.

CyanogenMod notes that it won’t be providing CM 10.2 support for all of the devices for which is develops ROMs. Currently, a number of other devices are still scheduled to receive the CM 10.2 update. The team ensures it will update its list of CM 10.2 nightlies once all designated devices have support.

Users can add Google apps to their ROM by flashing an Android 4.3 zip file. CyanogenMod also included in its announcement ClockworkMod Recovery tools, which have been recently updated by developer Koushik Dutta.

As always, users should take caution when installing custom firmware onto their devices, keeping in mind that their warranties may be avoided. Backing up your device is recommended.

Will you update your device to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with the CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM? Let us know in the comments below.

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