Jellybean on Rezound!

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Looks like the guys over at xda got a working AOSP Jellybean rom released. I have not tried it yet but I know what I'll be doing for the new year. Shout out if anyone has tried it.
And sorry, I didn't post this in roms or development because there like ghost towns.
 

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Forgive my ignorance on the issue, but what would I gain with JB?
 
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I guess once I try jb I could answer a little better, but the main reason for me is to keep up with the times of the android/Google os. Apps like Google now, voice search, plus others that I have seen are optimized for and only available with jb roms.
 
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4.2 also introduces lock screen widgets. I know beautiful widgets and hd widgets are already updated to support 4.2
However I don't think the jb roms available for the rezound are based on 4.2 :-(
 

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4.2 also introduces lock screen widgets. I know beautiful widgets and hd widgets are already updated to support 4.2
However I don't think the jb roms available for the rezound are based on 4.2 :-(

I am running ICS and using Nova Launcher and it has lock screen widgets...been using it for months.
I'd like to try out a JB room for better app support like Google Now & whatnot.
 
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I am running ICS and using Nova Launcher and it has lock screen widgets...been using it for months.
I'd like to try out a JB room for better app support like Google Now & whatnot.

Can you use hd widgets with nova launchers lock screen, or does it have its own set of widgets?
 

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Can you use hd widgets with nova launchers lock screen, or does it have its own set of widgets?

Bah, my mistake. I was thinking shortcuts when I read "widgets".
I've been using Nova for so long, I forgot that shortcuts are available on the lock screen in stock ICS...thought it was part of Nova.
 

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I would like the real JB on it.
And yes JB carries quite a difference to ICS. Mostly Project Butter and Google Now.
I dont understand how this phone will not receive JB. Makes no sense and it has more then enough specs to get it.:icon_cussing:
 
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Been running JB now for a couple days. Neo's mean horsey face aokp jb rom. Thing is blazing fast with excellent battery life. Features galore! Blue tooth calling doesn't work but I don't use it anyways. Couple other little bugs that will be addressed on next update. Otherwise very stable as a daily driver.
 

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I dont understand how this phone will not receive JB. Makes no sense and it has more then enough specs to get it.:icon_cussing:

Take a gander at HTC's quarterly earnings reports and then realize they don't have the resources to update phones more than a year old. Bad business decision, perhaps, but I think it's mostly just reality.

For the life of me I don't know why the OEM's don't embrace the hacker community and make it easy to root and flash. It's a virtually free way to offload support for older devices. Come up with an easy one- or two-click solution that any novice could update their phone when they choose. The quality would be even better, too, if they made things easier and more accessible for developers.
 
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Well their quarterly reports actually yielded a gain. The loss they had from November was around 61% now its like 20% meaning they lost less money. In other words, they are gaining the momentum back and making some money but they are still in the hole; just not as deep.
With that being said, if that is the reason why they cant do updates or anything...all i can say is......damn. And I was liking the Rezound but its just a replacement phone. I will wait till for the new devices this year.. Hopefully HTC and Moto do Nexus models this year. That would be nice. Curious on this Google X from Google/Moto.
 
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JB 4.2.1 ROM out. Pure cm10.1 kang. Blue tooth calling works. Camcorder works in landscape. Video streaming good but not perfect. Awesome ROM
 

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I have excellent experiences with aosp, cm9, aokp, and liquid on my old Motorola DROID x.

With the rezound I have been very disappointed with almost everything xda had to offer. I won't go into details, just a complete lack of qa, where even the developer didn't test it.

However, jelly beans on the rezound is really good.

[ROM][Unofficial] CM10.1 for HTC Rezound [2-9-13] - xda-developers

Only two problems.

First, the automatic restore of apps and settings by Google would totally and permanently break the play store. So I reflashed and set everything up manually including app installation.

Second I can not get my custom boot animation to work with the sound file.

Neither of these are really important.

I installed it yesterday.

Cm10.1 android 4.2 works decently with only about two crashes per day. Not bad, but if you want htc quality stay with stock.
 
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