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Official CyanogenMod 10 Preview for the Galaxy Note N7000
Just yesterday, we brought you news that the international Galaxy S II was given an official preview to CyanogenMod 10 by XDA Elite Recognized Developer codeworkx of Team Hacksung. Now, the lucky day has come to everyone favorite phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note.
Today’s release comes from XDA Recognized Developer XpLoDWilD, who is also a member of Team Hacksung. As with the release on its sister device, users must take into consideration that this is a preview build. Thus, quite a bit is currently not working. As described by XpLoDWilD himself:
This is a PREVIEW : CyanogenMod 10 is nowhere near ready to be used as a daily driver (lots of features still have to be merged)
Adventurous Note owners wishing to get an early preview of CyanogenMod 10 should head over to the ROM thread.
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