Tag Archives: Cyanogen

Nook HD+ Gets Bootloader Unlocked

http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=US&hl=en&client=mv-google&feature=player_embedded&v=rZrSuZxtcV0&nomobile=1 This is definitely a bittersweet story. Considering how hackable the original Nook Color was, we were hoping that the new Nook HD and HD+ would be bootloader unlocked. Barnes & Noble made a killing on the Color, and many people bought it just to… Read more

CyanogenMod10 Adds SMS Pop-Up, Quick Reply Features To Nightlies

CyanogenMod fans take note as some brand new features are being introduced into the new CyanogenMod 10 nightlies. First up is QuickMessage, displaying a pop-up when you get an IM, allowing you to view or reply on the spot. Second, CM10 adds “quick reply,” letting you disable the pop-up and instead reply directly from the notification… Read more

CyanogenMod 10 Getting New Boot Animation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogp9f4_yEoU&feature=player_embedded If you’ve flashed a CyanogenMod 10 Jelly Bean ROM at all, you know the boot animation used is the old CyanogenMod 9 one. Tricky, flashing CM10 and getting a CM9 boot animation. Well a new one has been created, and is waiting to be approved by the team. This one is very much simplified… Read more

CyanogenMod Team Speaks Up About Jelly Bean

The CyanogenMod team posted this on Google+ to inform us about how the Jelly Bean update will work. Here is the full post: Jelly Bean Status Update Repositories for all AOSP projects have been created on our github to alleviate any potential mismatches (branch is ‘jellybean’). While Jelly Bean won’t require a major rewrite of all the CM… Read more

Samsung Galaxy S III Receives Official CyanogenMod Nightly Builds

There’s no doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S III will be one of the top selling Android devices of the year, but some users just can’t deal with the company’s intrusive TouchWiz UI. That’s where Cyanogenmod comes in. The aftermarket firmware distributor has announced that official nightly builds are ready for installation on Samsung’s flagship device. Keep… Read more

CyanogenMod Team contemplates a root/banned-app store

Looks like some action on the Google+ yesterday. One of the members of the CyanogenMod team, Koushik Dutta, posted an interesting idea on the CyanogenMod Google+ account. The post outlined a plan to develop a separate app store that would bring root-access-required apps and apps banned from the Market together, not unlike Cydia for the iOS platform which… Read more

Samsung Vibrant loses official Cyanogen Mod support

It’s not everyday that the Android developer community drops support for a device, but sometimes it just has to happen. The Cyanogen Mod team has decided to drop all official support for the Samsung Vibrant, as it has a nasty bug that prevents 911 from hearing the caller when an emergency call is placed. Many may think nothing of it, but in a great time of… Read more