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CyanogenMod 10.1 for the HTC One XL returns, breathes new life into last year’s phone

Before the HTC One, there was the HTC One X (and XL, and S, and V… I think someone forgot to tell the company what “one” means). Launched a few months before the Google Nexus 4, last year’s crop of HTC smartphones featured good displays, speedy processors, and nice design, if you don’t mind a […]

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CyanogenMod 10.1 starts rolling out, no more “release candidates”

CyanogenMod isn’t just one of the most popular custom Android ROMs. It’s one of the most stable. So a lot of testing goes into each new release — which is why it’s been more than a year since the first CyanogenMod 10.1 nightly builds starting going out and it’s just now that the team is dropping […]

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NOOK Color gets Android 4.2 with CyanogenMod 10.1 Alpha

It’s been almost two and a half years since Barnes & Noble released the NOOK Color, and it’s been over a year since the company stopped offering any significant software updates for the 7 inch tablet. But just because the NOOK Color has been discontinued doesn’t mean you can’t teach an old color eReader new […]

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CyanogenMod 10.1 (Android 4.2) for the HP TouchPad – coming soon

The HP TouchPad is the discontinued tablet that keeps on ticking. While the tablet originally shipped with the webOS operating system, hackers have been installing Android on it for ages  — and there hasn’t been an open source version of Android that couldn’t run on the TouchPad. Now Team codefireX developer Patrick Campanele is working […]

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Unofficial CM10.1 build brings Android 4.2 to the ancient Dell Streak 7 tablet

Dell stopped supporting the Streak 7 Android tablet with software updates ages ago. But just because the last official software for the Dell Streak 7 is based on Android 3.2 doesn’t mean the 7 inch tablet can’t handle something a bit more modern. A group of independent developers have ported CyanogenMod 10.1 to run on […]

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CyanogenMod 10.1 M builds (amost stable) available for 10+ devices

Not happy with the official software for your Android phone or tablet? If you can unlock the bootloader (and sometimes even if you can’t), you may be able to replace the Samsung, HTC, or other firmware with a custom ROM. The makers of one of the most popular ROMs are now offering almost-stable builds based […]

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Transform a $159 Kindle Fire 2 into a full Android tablet with CyanogenMod 10.1

You can add the Kindle Fire 2 to the long list of Amazon tablets that can now be used as full-fledged Android tablets thanks to a custom ROM. The Amazon Kindle Fire 2 is a $159 tablet which ships with Amazon’s custom version of Android 4.0 and tight integration with Amazon services and digital content […]

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CyanogenMod 10.1 nightlies brings custom Android 4.2 to more devices

The CyanogenMod team is now offering nightly builds of CM10.1 for more than a half dozen devices including most Google Nexus phones and tablets and a few additional devices such as the Samsung Galaxy line of phones and the Asus Transformer Pad. CyanogenMod 10.1 is a custom version of Google Android 4.2 which includes performance […]

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CyanogenMod 10.1 nightly builds hit the Google Nexus 4

The CyanogenMod team has released the first nightly builds of CyanogenMod 10.1 for the Google Nexus 4. That makes it the first device to get an official version of the next version of the popular Android-based operating system, but it certainly won’t be the last. CyanogenMod is a custom version of Google Android that offers […]