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CyanogenMod 7 ported to the NOOK Tablet – video

A team of independent developers have ported a beta version of CyanogenMod 7 to run on the NOOK Tablet. CM7 is a custom version of Google Android based on the open source version of Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Update: We’ve put together a step-by-step guide for installing CyanogenMod 7 on the NOOK Tablet.  At the moment […]

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CM7 for the Kindle Fire adds hardware video support – here’s how to install it

Update: There’s also now an early build of CyanogenMod 9 based on Google Android 4.0 available for the Kindle Fire. It doesn’t work as well as CM7 yet, but if you want to take it for a spin, you can follow our step-by-step installation guide.  Developer Whistlestop has released a new version of CyanogenMod 7 […]

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CyanogenMod 7 Alpha 3.5 is ready for the HP TouchPad: Here’s how to install it

Update: CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 0 is now available — and we have detailed instructions on installing this (buggy) version of Android 4.0 on the HP TouchPad.  The CyanogenMod has released an updated version of Google Android for the HP TouchPad. No, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich isn’t ready for prime time yet, but CyanogenMod 7 […]

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CyanogenMod 7 for the Amazon Kindle Fire updated, sound works now

There’s a new build of CyanogenMod 7 available for the Amazon Kindle Fire, and this time audio works. CyanogenMod 7 is a custom version of Google Android based on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. It offers a much more Google-like experience than the default software that comes with Amazon’s tablet, but when developer JackpotClavin released the first […]

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CyanogenMod 7 performance on the Amazon Kindle Fire – video

The Amazon Kindle Fire has a reasonably speedy 1 GHz TI OMAP4 dual core processor. But at times the tablet can feel a bit sluggish when you’re running Amazon’s custom version of Android. The tablet seems to pause for a moment sometimes when launching apps, for instance, or when scrolling between pages in an eBook […]

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How to install CyanogenMod 7 on the Amazon Kindle Fire

The Amazon Kindle Fire is is a 7 inch tablet designed to access Amazon’s digital book, music, movie, and app stores. But we’ve already seen that you can root the device, install the Android Market, and run many third party apps which aren’t available from Amazon. If that’s not enough for you though, it’s surprisingly […]

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CyanogenMod 7 available for the Amazon Kindle Fire

The Amazon Kindle Fire ships with a custom version of Google Android which is tied to Amazon’s digital book, music, movie and app stores. But shortly after the $199 tablet was released, early customers figured out how to root the tablet, install the Android Market, and make other changes. Now you can completely replace Amazon’s […]

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Early CyanogenMod 7 build loaded on the Amazon Kindle Fire

Update: The tools are now publicly available, which means anyone can install CyanogenMod 7 on the Amazon Kindle Fire, turning it into a full-fledged Android tablet for $199.  The Amazon Kindle Fire ships with a modified version of Google Android, but hackers have already figured out how to root the tablet, install officially unsupported apps, […]