Android 4.1 has officially hit the ground running, finding itself landing in AOSP today courtesy of Jean-Baptiste Queru and friends. What does this mean to you? Well, if your phone is rooted and you have an affinity for flashing custom ROMs, a plethora of Jelly Bean ROMs are soon headed your way now that Jelly Bean can be compiled from source. The CyanogenMod team made it clear they will still be working on a stable ICS release and nightlies for Android 4.1 will be available when they are available — just don’t ask when. Woot woot!
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