Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/10/11/cyanogenmod_android_firmware_adds_support_for_24_top_smartphones/

CyanogenMod 7.1 brings 24 Android phones into fold

Custom firmware updated

By Tony Smith

Posted in Phones, 11th October 2011 10:19 GMT

Android smartphone owners, rejoice! CyanogenMod, one of the better custom phone firmware offerings has been updated, adding support for 24 more handsets.

The list of added phones includes key recent releases from Sony Ericsson, Samsung, Motorola and HTC:

CyanogenMod 7.1's coders also said the update includes pre-complete beta support for many other devices, including the LG Optimus 3D and the HP TouchPad tablet.

The team said the best way to install the software - widely prasied for its ability to rid phones of the apps and branding imposed by network operators - is through the ROM Manager tool, but it can also be downloaded separately. ®