CyanogenMod is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device.
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I've copied and pasted the official post from CyanogenMod Forums here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1723071
Please refer there from this point forward.
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Since Eclipse and Tweaked are both heavily debloated, changes in battery and performance should be primarily driven by the kernel. And, since the three options we have for kernel (FP1 stock, tonsit, and PBJ) produce relatively the same battery and...
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It's probably due to Verizon's network expansion, set to activate today (the 21st). They're adding 46 new markets and expanding coverage in 22 markets.