Google Just OKed a Phone That Runs Modded Android Out of the Box

You like to mess with your phone? Unlock that boot-loader and flash some ROMs? Soon there'll be another option for would be tinkers who want to run mods. Google just approved the first ever Android phone to run the ever popular Cyanogenmod right out of the box. Read More >>

CyanogenMod Launches "One Click" Android Custom ROM Installer

The popular CyanogenMod range of custom Android versions has taken a big step toward mass public use, thanks to the developer releasing a "one click" installer app on Google's own app shop to help everyone switch to the massively modded custom OS. Read More >>

Oppo Aims for the Hardcore Android Enthusiast Pound With CyanogenMod OS N1

That bonkers phone there is the Oppo N1, a new Android model that's exciting for two big reasons. First, there's that odd looking rotating camera it's put on the top of it, plus Android nerds will be beside themselves with joy thanks to the phone's official support for the hacker's OS version of choice, CyanogenMod. Read More >>

Stream Everything To Your Chromecast With This Clever Workaround

People are greedy. We just are. What we want is all the content. All the content streaming to our Chromecasts. And as the dog days of summer have slowly ticked by Vimeo, Redbox Instant and Hulu have been the main streaming services to promise apps for our precious little dongles. Which is great, but we want more. We want all the streaming services. All the video and audio the internet can offer. More, more, MORE. Read More >>

This is Quite Possibly the Best Android Feature I've Seen in a Long Time

Have you ever wished you could snap a picture direct from your notification-shade settings screen? With a mini viewfinder and all? Well, that's precisely what CyanogenMod is getting, right under brand a new camera tile in the Quick Settings panel. Simply genius. Read More >>

Time to Update: CyanogenMod 10.1 Is Now Golden

For those in the custom ROM scene, this is fairly big news. Having hit release candidate a couple of weeks back, Jelly Bean-packing CyanogenMod -- one of our favourite of all Android ROMS -- has finally hit a full, non-beta release. CyanogenMod 10.1 based on Android 4.2.2 is now stable, so time to get flashing. [CyanogenMod] Read More >>

CyanogenMod 10.1 Is Very Nearly Almost Fully-Baked

If you haven't tried CyanogenMod yet, now might be the time. Arguably the best custom ROM for oodles of Android devices has finally hit "release candidate", based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. That means we're just one step away from a final, "stable" build. Jump on over to CyanogenMod to grab a free upgrade for your phone. And if you need a hand installing it, check out our Tweakmodo series. [CyanogenMod] Read More >>

Looks Like the Samsung Galaxy S4 Will Get CyanogenMod After All

Despite a locked bootloader and rumours to the contrary, it seems Samsung's latest Galaxy S4 flagship will get a touch of the Mod after all, probably because Steve "Cyanogen" Kondik has one himself. Great news for people who want to eradicate TouchWiz from their immense new quad-core-only smartphone. [CyanogenMod via Android Community] Read More >>

The Simple Guide to Root the Kindle Fire HD and Flash a Custom ROM

The hardware on the Kindle Fire HD is pretty sweet. Nice screen, sexy speakers, and a durable-if-forgettable build. The gigantic BUT, however, comes in the form of Amazon's custom skin that they slather all over the Kindle Fire series. Thankfully, you don't have to settle for Amazon's software -- by rooting and flashing a custom ROM, there is Another Way. Read More >>

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Isn't Going to Get CyanogenModded

One of the best things about Android is the ability to pretty easily load custom ROMs. Like the hardware but hate what the manufacturers have done to Android? No problem, just root it and flash a custom ROM like CyanogenMod. Unfortunately for prospective Samsung Galaxy S4 buyers, it looks like you're stuck with what Samsung gives you. Read More >>

Zombie HP TouchPad Gets Android Jellybean Before Almost Every Android Tablet

Unless you've got a Google Nexus 7, you're going to be waiting a while for the official release of Jelly Bean for your tablet. Which is why it's a little surprising—and dare we say funny—that it's already popped up on HP's aborted TouchPad Read More >>

Google Releases Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to the Masses

Google has just released the Android 4.1 source code to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) for people to take a peek at, poke at, and port over to various devices. CyanogenMod team, start your engines. Read More >>

Indie Android Developers Manage to Nearly Double the Speed of Android 4.0

A very talented team of coders have done some astonishing optimisation of Google's Ice Cream Sandwich version of Android, managing to get parts of the code running nearly twice as fast as Google's own team. Read More >>

This Could Be the New CyanogenMod Logo

I’m not sure I’m liking these prototype designs all that much. The old CyanogenMod logo was pretty awesome; Andy the Android skateboarding – what could be more awesome than that? Apparently rAndy (yes, really) is, although I’m not convinced. Read More >>

Something a Little Bit More Ice Cream-Tasty For Your Streak 7

Still wielding a Gingerbread-saddled Dell Streak 7? Good news -- there’s an unofficial Ice Cream Sandwich build on its way for you, and you can test it out right now. Read More >>

Grab CyanogenMod 9’s Ice Cream Sandwich Music App Right Now

Patiently waiting for CyanogenMod’s release of version nine, Android 4.0? Desperate for a taste a little early on your stock Ice Cream Sandwich device? You can download and sideload the full release of Cyanogen’s Music app right now. Read More >>


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