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Feb
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With over a million unique users, there's a good chance that some of you are running CyanogenMod right now. And if you've been running experimental nightly builds, you may have noticed that they've been getting updated more and more sporadically. According to a post at the CyanogenMod blog today, the problem will only get worse as CM9 and CM7.2 get closer to an official release.

The post explains that in order to get nightly builds released more frequently, the CyanogenMod team needs to purchase new servers, which aren't cheap. That's why they are asking the community for support. You can donate through PayPal at the bottom of the page here, and follow the CyanogenMod blog for further updates.

CyanogenMod is not a for-profit business. We are just a bunch of geeks, trying to make our phones more awesome. The donations we get currently cover our operating costs and occasionally go towards developer devices. This time, I need to ask for help from the community for something a bit larger. We need to purchase these servers in order to bring the build infrastructure back to full capacity.

UPDATE: The CyanogenMod team posted just moments ago, announcing that their goal has been reached (and even exceeded) thanks to donations from the community. This is great news, and will allow the CM team to keep providing excellent work for a multitude of devices.

Source: CyanogenMod

  • meetloaf13

    "That was so 43 seconds ago..."

    They've already met their quota, pretty awesome community, only took them a couple hours =]

    • http://www.liamspradlin.com Liam Spradlin

      That was definitely an incredible showing!

  • Kurt

    I'm glad that cyanogen got the community help they needed! Awesome guys and Android lovers

  • Dirt Burrito

    Daddy needs a new pair of server shoes...