Android (rooted): Our favourite custom Android ROM, CyanogenMod, has come out with a release candidate of its next version, complete with some Ice Cream Sandwiche visual effects, a predictive phone dialler and more.
We’re still waiting for CyanogenMod 9, the Ice Cream Sandwich version of our favourite Android ROM, but the CyanogenMod team has come out with a small update to hold us over. It has some of Ice Cream Sandwich’s transition and rotation effects, which adds some pizazz to the OS, plus an awesome predictive phone dialler, much like the one found in HTC’s Sense UI or Samsung’s TouchWiz UI. As you type numbers, it’ll also search your contacts for people that match the numbers and letters as you type. It also has a number of bug fixes, plus advanced options for quiet hours, calendar reminders and more. It also supports over 20 new devices, so if you’ve never tried out CyanogenMod, hit the link below to see if it’s available for you (or check out the changelog to see all its newest features).
CyanogenMod is a free download for rooted Android devices.
CyanogenMod-7.2.0-RC1 Is Upon Us [CyanogenMod Blog]