In Pictures: Customise your Android device with CyanogenMod 9

The recently released CyanogenMod 9 is built upon Android 4.0, codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich, and is free to download. Here are nine things to know about this latest edition.

New app launcher

CM9 uses an app launcher specially created for it. Codenamed Trebuchet, it includes a slew of customization choices, including an adjustable number of home screens, enabling and disabling of auto-rotation, resizable widgets, separated apps and widgets in the Drawer, sorting of apps (by date of installation, or name), various scrolling and transition effects in the Drawer and Home Screen, and backing-up and restoring your apps and widgets. You can install a |work-in-progress version of Trebuchet, but it only works on a device running at least Android 4.0.1 and which has been rooted.

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