Check Out the History of CyanogenMod

By Jason Fitzpatrick on May 19th, 2011

With hundreds of thousands of downloads to date there’s a good chance quite a few of HTG’s readers are CyanogenMod users; read on to learn more about the history of the powerful alternative ROM.

Wired magazine goes beyond simply explaining what the CynaogenMod is and digs into the history of the mod, the legal troubles it has run into, the people involved in the development, and more.

If you’re curious to know more about the mod you’re running (or are considering running) it’s an interesting look at the history of the mod and how they stay on top of modding for so many handsets.

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Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 05/19/11
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