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OSE ROM for T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989! [App Circle Bar]

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For this week’s T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989 ROM of the Week, check out OSE ROM.

Based on latest Android 4.4.2, OSE ROM is an AOSP ROM that mixes-and-matches many features from other AOSP ROMs.  This version also is an unofficial version, which has some additional features on top of the official OSE ROM.

Overall, you can expect some excellent performance and battery life from the OSE ROM along with goodies like App Circle Bar, App Bar, Gesture Anywhere, Active Display, Lockscreen notifications, Halo Floating Notifications, OmniSwitch, Custom Animations, PIE Contr

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Carbon ROM for T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989! [Android 4.4.2 KitKat]

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For this week’s T-Mobile S2 ROM of the week, check out latest version of Carbon ROM.

Based on latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat, Carbon ROM brings you one of the best KitKat AOSP ROMs on the market “right now”.  This is one of my favorite AOSP ROMs of all time and I have been trying every week to see if broken camera got fixed.

Well, that’s the good news, camera/camcorder now works 100% with latest version of Carbon ROM along with a load of customization you will be able to do on the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat.  Hands down, Carbon ROM is one of the

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HacxedWiz ROM for T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989!

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For this week’s T-Mobile Galaxy S2 ROM of the week, do check out HacxedWiz ROM.

Based on Android 4.1.2, HacxedWiz ROM is a lightweight, slim ROM that gives you the benefit of a custom kernel for best battery life and even supports overclocking up to 2.3Ghz for those of you gamers.

Some notable features include Android 4.4.2 KitKat launcher, KitKat UI sounds, hacked WiFi Hotspot, BLN Notifications, Volume rocker wake, Power button on status bar (top-left), long-press Menu kill app button, and some more.

Overall, HacxedWiz ROM is a simple, lightweight ROM wi

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HellKat KitKat ROM for T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989!

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For this week’s T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989 ROM of the week, check out latest version of HellKat ROM.

Based on CM11 (CyanogenMod), HellKat brings you a beautifully themed-out “Holo Red” theme (enable theme by enabling “Dark HellKat” in Settings) along with a good amount of customization, that will give you a pure CyanogenMod experience along with many extras.

Personally, I do love CyanogenMod but after awhile, I tend to move onto more customizable ROMs and HellKat does exactly that without you having to lose any of CyanogenMod features.

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BeanStalk ROM with Android 4.4 KitKat for T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989!

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For this week’s T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989 ROM of the week, check out latest BeanStalk ROM with Android 4.4 KitKat.

This is the first custom ROM ever available for the T-Mobile S2 with Android’s latest KitKat OS, and you will be able to experience first-hand what the fuss is all about.

If you are new to KitKat, see our Top 10 KitKat Features.

As KitKat is built for older Android devices, it should run really well on the T-Mobile S2.  

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CWM Recovery 6.0.4.3 for T-Mobile Galaxy S2 Android 4.4 KitKat custom ROM!

If you want to install the latest Android 4.4 KitKat custom ROMs on the T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989, you MUST have the latest CWM Recovery 6.0.4.3 or later.

If you don’t, your install will simply fail.

So, how to update?

I made it really easy for you guys so all you have to do is install a zip file using your existing CWM Recovery.  Once installed, simply reboot into recovery and you should see CWM Recovery 6.0.4.3.

And yes, this CWM recovery is backward-compatible so you should be good to go for installing all types of custom ROMs.

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BeanStalk ROM with Multi-Window for T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989!

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For those of you looking for a good custom ROM with multi-window feature on the T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989, your long wait is over as the latest version of BeanStalk ROM comes with multi-window feature ported from Omni ROM.

This new multi-window feature allows you to multi-task between two different apps in horizontal or vertical mode with an evenly-divided screen.  You cannot resize the windows  yet like Samsung TouchWiz but it’s still better than not having multi-window at all, which has been the case for the T-Mobile Galaxy S2 ever since Samsung released multi-win

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Revolt JB ROM Android 4.3.1 for T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989!

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For this week’s T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989 ROM of the week, check out Revolt JB ROM with Android 4.3.1!

Originally for the Galaxy S2 GT-i9100, Revolt JB ROM has now been ported to the T-Mobile S2 by XDA user Cl3Kener, who is an excellent ROM developers.

Some of the highlights of Revolt JB ROM include AOKP ROM Control Settings,

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Jedi Mind Trick ROM V8 for T-Mobile Galaxy S2!

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For this week’s T-Mobile Galaxy S2 ROM of the week, check out latest version 7 of Jedi Mind Trick ROM.

For those of you who are running previous versions, the major change on the latest version is the kernel. It now ships with Jedi Kernel Z, which supports CPU overclocking up to 1.944Ghz and also GPU overclocking to 320Mhz (by default), along with cool stuff like BLN support, LZMA compression, and ability to “hotplug” CPU cores so you save more battery life when your phone is idling. Also, all apps have been update to the latest versions such as LMT Pie Laun

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SuperNexus ROM for T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989!

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For this week’s T-Mobile Galaxy S2 ROM of the week, check out SuperNexus ROM with Android 4.3 for T-Mobile Galaxy S2 SGH-T989.

What is SuperNexus ROM?

Basically SuperNexus ROM is geared towards giving users pure Google Nexus experience, this ROM will essentially turn your T-Mobile S2 into a Nexus 4 minus the hardware.

We’ve featured this ROM over a month ago for GT-i9100 and SGH-i777, and now XDA user Cl3Kener has ported t

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