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CyanogenMod-7 RC brings Android 2.3 Gingerbread to the masses

CyanogenMod-7 -- which brings Android 2.3 Gingerbread to more than two dozen supported devices -- now has a release candidate. If you've been waiting for the popular Android remaster to shed its beta tag before flashing the new version, now's your chance! CM7 is built on Android 2.3.2, so you're one update short of the NFC bits Google recently pushed -- but that's no big loss, since there's a...

CyanogenMod 7 is testing in the wild, bringing Gingerbread to 14 more Android devices

It's no secret that Android users are getting a bit testy these days when it comes to OS updates for their phones -- but who can blame them? Only half of them are running recent versions, and Gingerbread is only officially running on one phone. It sounds pretty dire at first, but where the carriers fail, the Android community tends to pick up the slack. CyanogenMod, one of the most popular...

In pictures: the updated Android Market

As you may know, Google has updated the Android Market in the new 1.6 release (aka Donut), providing a brighter UI and more logical browsing of the catalogue (particularly necessary now that the market has grown to over 10,000 applications). As you can see in the gallery below, users can choose among from 'Apps', 'Games' and 'Downloads' categories and within a category, applications can be...