Recent custom Android ROM related news has generally been focused on Android 4.4 KitKat. Even though quite a lot of outdated devices don’t officially support the latest Android version, through custom ROMs they too can get a taste of KitKat. However, these custom ROMs are not stable right now which means that it might be hard for some users to run them as daily drivers. For those who like to use custom ROMs that are stable, there is good news. The CyanogenMod team today started rolling out stable builds of CM 10.2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean ROMs for a variety of devices.
CM ROMs are some of the most widely used custom Android ROMs out there, the stable builds are almost similar to AOSP builds, meaning that there are no major bugs or issues as often found on custom ROMs. The CyanogenMod team will continue to release stable CM 10.2 Android 4.3 builds for recent devices, so check the device list on the official website to see if the build for your device has been released or not. To flash custom ROM, your device will to have a custom recovery. Its best to get that up and running before trying to flash the custom ROM. Do keep in mind that this procedure comes with its fair share of risks, it would be in your best interest to be sure of what you tinker with.