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CM12 nightlies bring Lollipop to eight Xperia devices

Early this month, CyanogenMod turned on the engines that will produce the nightly builds for CyangeonMod 12, which is based on the Android 5.0. As much as 31 devices and models were the first to receive the candy goodness, but now 8 more devices from Xperia's ranks are joining the fray. From the most recent Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact to the older Xperia T and V, Xperia fans can now try out the latest Android version on their devices, provided they're willing to take the risk.

CyanogenMod gets the ball rolling for Lollipop-based CM12

Among the flood of CES 2015 news this week, this announcement is probably what CyanogenMod fans have been waiting for to kickstart the new year. The developers of Android's most popular custom ROM have just switched on CyanogenMod 12 nightly builds for as much as 31 devices and variants. And with that, of course, comes the sweet promise of Android 5.0 Lollipop descending upon its users in the near future.

CyanogenMod issues advisory for several HTC devices

The CyanogenMod dev team has made an important PSA (public service announcement) that will critically affect those running nightly builds on a number of HTC's smartphones. Due to changes in one of the important processes for getting a Linux system, like Android, up and running, those devices will need a more recent version of the CWM or TWRP recoveries.

CyanogenMod source posted for the Samsung Galaxy Note III

CyanogenMod already offers support for a wide variety of handsets. And while we aren't sure anyone could expect to see support for each and every Android device -- there are some that we would expect to be on the list. Anyway, one of those still missing is the Galaxy Note III, but that may soon be changing. To that point, the folks at CyanogenMod have recently offered a status update in terms of support for the Note III.

OmniROM drops Android 4.4 Kit Kat based nightly release

There are plenty of third party ROMs available for Android users to pick and choose from. Some are better known than others and some have been around for longer, and while we often look towards Cyanogen and Paranoid Android as highlights here, there is another, newer option with OmniROM. The OmniROM team, which is made up of a few well known Android developers have released a Kit Kat based ROM with support for 15 devices.
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