The latest version of CyanogenMod is now available for Android users who prefer the third party firmware to the software that shipped with their phones. CyanogenMod 6.1 includes a whole slew of changes, including:

  • Update to Android 2.2.1
  • Touch-to-focus the camera (along with other camera improvements)
  • Set quiet hours for your notifications
  • Improved caching performance
  • Fixed problems with Assisted GPS
  • Lock Screen gesture support (unlock phone, enable camera, turn on flashlight, etc)

There are also a number of bug fixes, enhancements, and updated packages.

CyanogenMod 6.1 is supported on a wide range of devices, including the Google Nexus One, Dell Streak, Motorola Droid, and most HTC Android phones.

You can find download links and installation instructions at the CyanogenMod forum.

Brad Linder

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