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According to CM’s stat tracker, CyanogenMod – the most popular third party Android ROM around – has just reached its two millionth unique install. Granted, half of them are still unofficial installs (also called KANGs), but this achievement still means that CyanogenMod has doubled its user base in little more…

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One of the biggest advantages of Android is its open-source nature, giving manufacturers, users, and enthusiasts endless possibilities for customization and optimization. While manufacturer overlays such as HTC’s Sense UI, Samsung’s TouchWiz, or Motorola’s Motoblur are increasingly considered bloatware (especially with the release of the beautifully designed Android 4.0 ICS),…

CyanogenMod 9 to disable default root access

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by on March 22, 2012 11:36 am
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The CyanogenMod  project has finally acknowledged that the 1,000,000+ devices running CyanogenMod  come with a gaping security hole – default root access. With privacy issues and app permissions becoming more of a concern to smartphone users, running a jail-broken (rooted) device negates any security and data safeguards that Google has tried to build into the OS. So, in…

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The CyanogenMod team has recently released a flowchart about which Android devices will receive their CM9 (Android 4.0) upgrade, which left a lot of Android owners disappointed. Nevertheless, if you’re one of those who ended up in the wrong side of the chart, there’s no need to despair. You might…

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Ah the Galaxy Note, most of us in the US do not have it yet, unless we spent the money to import an unlocked one. Good news for those in the UK with the Samsung Galaxy Note, and want a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich, an early CyanogenMod 9 build…