CyanogenMod

CyanogenMod considers removing the need for root access

Rooting an Android device is often associated with installing third party ROMs. And while that is a step in the process, you could simply root your device and keep the stock firmware installed and running. Those who root without using third-party ROMs likely do so for a variety of reasons. One of those is for backups. But it seems there is now some discussion about running CyanogenMod without root.

CyanogenMod 10.1.2 arrives as “yet another” security update

If you happen to be running CyanogenMod 10.1 there is another update ready and available. This latest, not to be confused with the one that arrived earlier in the week, will bring your handset up to version 10.1.2. That previous update dealt with the Master Key exploit whereas this one is dealing with a different but similar exploit. The short story here, CyanogenMod users will want to grab this update.

CyanogenMod delivers Google Voice messages to stock message app

If you happen to be a Google Voice user and running CyanogenMod there is now a way to have all your messages delivered through the stock messaging app. Or for that matter, have those Google Voice text messages delivered to the third party messaging app of your choice. This method has been detailed by Koushik Dutta of ClockworkMod fame and doesn't appear to be all that difficult to setup.

CyanogenMod Exynos 4 status update arrives

The CyanogenMod 10.1 Release Candidate phase came to an end a few days back and while that meant a general release for many users, there were some handsets that were left in a sort of hanging state. The folks at CyanogenMod made the shift from RC to general release with the promise of addressing support for the Tegra 2 and Exynos processors at a later time.