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---- Google Issues C&D to Open Source Developer Over Android Mods
Brett_Tabke - 4:42 pm on Sep 28, 2009 (gmt 0)
Google Sends Cease and Desist Notice To Android Modifier [izurl.com...]
CyanogenM0d, a modified version of the Android operating system, received a cease and desist notice from Google. The issue that Google has levied is that CyanogenModís developer is not just rewriting the open source bits of Android, but some of the closed bits, too. This means the Gmail and Gtalk applications, among others.
How Google Just Hurt Itself A Whole Lot [izurl.com...]
...there was a little ROM that could called CyanogenMod. Basically, it is Android as it should be. Itís faster, works better, and has a whole slew of features that Google just didnít build in. For example, you canít run applications that are stored on an SD card with the standard build of Android, despite the small size of the on-board ROM. CyanogenMod doesnít have this problem.