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CyanogenMod gets a new boot animation for CM9

CyanogenMod gets a new boot animation for CM9
CyanogenMod is far and away the most popular custom ROM for Android handsets – as of May they had hit 2 million unique installs – so when they decided to update their boot animation for CyanogenMod 9, we figured at least one or two of you would want to check it out.

The video (embedded below) replaces an earlier version developed for CM9 that stared the iconic Andy the Android; the new animation stars Cid, a new mascot the CM team introduced back in April. At the time Cid lacked a name – it was being referred to as rAndy at the time, a name we weren’t terribly fond of. While Cid may conjure up images of a spike-haired kid torturing toys, it at least avoids capitalization-based word play.

Check out the video below…you’ll see that Cid develops some attitude as the animation progresses. Let us know your take on it in the comments section below



source: Droid-Live

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posted on 04 Jun 2012, 16:25

1. quikric (Posts: 9; Member since: 05 Sep 2011)


Sweet, and a little unnerving.
I likey tho!

posted on 04 Jun 2012, 16:25

2. mahmoudxcom (Posts: 7; Member since: 04 Jun 2012)


nice i think it's better than the old one i will try it .

posted on 04 Jun 2012, 16:26

3. WakaFlakaD (Posts: 367; Member since: 30 Apr 2011)


CYMAN with a evil smile

posted on 04 Jun 2012, 17:18

5. Harold1066 (Posts: 17; Member since: 01 Jun 2012)


I like it better than the current one on my Touchpad.

posted on 04 Jun 2012, 17:45

6. belovedson (Posts: 832; Member since: 30 Nov 2010)


boring it makes really no sense that its an alien. keep it a bot. an apple destroying bot

posted on 04 Jun 2012, 18:42

8. SleepingOz (unregistered)


I also don't really like Cid.
I'd prefer an upgraded version of Andy with a cyan lightsaber and laser cannons on its shoulders.

posted on 04 Jun 2012, 18:28

7. buggerrer (Posts: 288; Member since: 21 Sep 2011)


and yet there is no stable official CM9 for GNexus !!

posted on 04 Jun 2012, 21:54 1

10. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


lol no one has stable cm9 yet not even me

posted on 04 Jun 2012, 19:03

9. exo2u (Posts: 25; Member since: 10 May 2012)


More and more things seems to add anime like effects these days. Pretty sweet stuff.

posted on 04 Jun 2012, 23:10

11. _PHug_ (Posts: 380; Member since: 11 Oct 2011)


hardly news worthy

posted on 05 Jun 2012, 16:15

12. rn9215 (Posts: 45; Member since: 05 Mar 2012)


Uber cool like it very much!

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