CyanogenMod 7.1 Brings Performance Improvements

Android (rooted): The latest version of CyanogenMod, the popular Android ROM, doesn’t include any huge changes, but instead focuses on adding small tweaks and settings that make Android more configurable and perform a little bit better.

CyanogenMod 7.1 updates your phone to Android 2.3.7, and brings in a ton of small changes and conveniences, which are what really make custom ROMs great. Some of our favourite changes in this release include:

  • Improve ADWLauncher scrolling/zoom performance
  • Option to disable vibration while in-call
  • Improve notification swipe-to-clear
  • Wake on volume key option
  • Support for revoking application permissions
  • Control brightness by sliding on statusbar
  • Option to hide hold button during call
  • Support for launching apps via gestures in the background
  • Screenshot feature via power menu
  • Mute camera shutter option

In addition, this release brings CyanogenMod to a ton of new devices, both old and new, like the Samsung Galaxy S, the Motorola Droid 2 and the Motorola Droid X, among others. Check out the blog post below to see all the new supported devices, and hit up the changelog to see all the new features in version 7.1.

CyanogenMod is a free download for Android devices.

CyanogenMod-7.1 Released! [CyanogenMod Blog]

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