A recent blog post outlines how CyanogenMod will live on as a "bare bones" ROM with no Google-specific apps, the source of Google's legal complaint. That means installers will be helped with backing up the Google apps and sync software already on their phones, and then rolling them into the custom firmwares. A bit more complicated, perhaps, but a welcome bit of rejuvenation for open-source hacking.
CyanogenMod To Continue Offering Custom Android Builds
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