CyanogenMod has now been downloaded over one million times

The CyanogenMod team has announced, on a proud note, that its open source improvised variant of Android firmware now boasts over one million users - which is a remarkable achievement, for all the project's participants.

The announcement of this breakthrough for the CyanogenMod team was made by Koushik "Koush" Dutta, an active member of the project as well as the creator of ClockwordMod.

Mr. Dutta also provided a link to the official statistics page of the project. This detailed that during the previous 24 hours, the custom CyanogenMod ROM was downloaded 7,935 times. That took the total figure of CyanogenMod ROM users to an overwhelming 1,000,112.

The custom version of Android was first introduced by Steve Kondik, and it was aimed at facilitating users a third party Android OS platform, whilst equipped with all the necessary elements to increase reliability as well as performance of their Android devices.

The current stable version of the massively popular custom Android firmware is CyanogenMod 7.1, with the base source code of Android ‘Gingerbread' 2.3. The team members are now actively working on the 9th version, to be built upon the latest Android 4.0, more commonly known as "Ice Cream Sandwich".