Does anyone ever doubt Cyanogen? Cyanogen and the rest of the CyanogenMod team have come through again, this time with the release of CyanogenMod 6.1 RC. This is the latest milestone release of the insanely popular Android based, CyanogenMod Rom series.
The new release brings added support to some new devices including the HTC Wildfire and HTC Aria. The team is also working on bringing support to the Samsung Vibrant, Acer Liquid, and HTC G2 (hopefully). There is no official release yet for those devices, but expect to see a CM 6.1 release for the afore mentioned devices in the near future.
The new CM 6.1 brings some news features and a slew of bug fixes and added performance to all the supported devices.
You’ll find some really great features in this release like Pedlar’s notification powerbar, insane performance boosts on all platforms (install SetCPU if you want to take it further), powerful new features in the camera app, new email features, FM radio support (contributed by the MIUI team, and a whole lot of other great stuff!
Although CyanogenMod 6.1 is only a release candidate, this release is very stable and fully capable of being used as your everyday Rom. Here is a list of all the fully supported devices for the CyanogenMod 6.1 RC build.
- Nexus One
- HTC Aria
- HTC Dream
- HTC Magic
- HTC Evo 4G
- HTC Slide
- HTC Wildfire (just added)
- HTC Hero (CDMA/GSM)
- HTC Desire (CDMA/GSM)
- Motorola DROID
For a full changelog and source code goto Cyanogen’s GitHub page. Downloads for all devices and any questions about device support or anything that involves a CyanogenMod release, head over to CyanogenMod Forums.
Remember these guys do a hell of good job keeping older devices relevant, while adding newer devices all the time. Cyanogen and his team do this for free and are a huge part of the Android community. You can head over to cyanogenmod.com anytime to donate or support what they do!