Android CyanogenMod 6 vs CyanogenMod 7
CyanogenMod 6 and CyanogenMod 7 both are android based firmware for android devices. After introduction of HTC dream in Sept 2008, a mechanism called rooting was introduced to access the privileged controls on Linux based android operating system as root or admin user. This discovery and the nature of android operating system allowed android firmware modification or reinstallation.
CyanogenMod (pronounced sigh-AN-oh-jen-mod) is one of the android based firmware (Embedded Operating System) for android devices developed by Cyanogen. Initial release of Cyanogen was 3.1 and the latest at the moment is CyanogenMod 7.
Cyanogen has released different versions of CyanogenMod for Nexus One. This new firmware works with custom recovery image for Nexus based on Cyanogen Version. This supports High Memory support, Tethering including USB Tether , Apps on SD card, Open VPN intergration, clean shutdown and startup, phone contacts enhancement, live wall papers,full colour trackball notification and FLAC support.
CyanogenMod 6 is a release based on Android 2.2 codenamed “Froyo”.
This supports for Nexus One,Dream,Magic,Droid,Legend,Desire,Evo,Wildfire,Incredible and Slide.
CyanogenMod 7 is the latest release from Cyanogen based on Android 2.3 codenamed “Gingerbread”. On top of the existing feature in CyanogenMod 6, it supports WiFi calling with T-Mobile to make calls over WiFi in career graded voice.
Features of CyanogenMod 6 – Video 1
Features of CyanogenMod 6 – Video 2