CyanogenMod Android App Store May be in the Works

A group of Android hackers are currently pondering over the idea of coming up with a specialist app store featuring applications built for rooted handsets alongside many other offerings that Google currently does not allow in its Android Market.

Google is undoubtedly one of the most liberal authorities around today in the tech world when it comes to allowing developers to post applications as it allows pretty much everything in the Android Market. However, seems like a section of the CyanogenMod is hard to please as they want their own application store to promote applications aimed at the users of custom built Android versions.

Applications in the Android Market are not even remotely closer to being as restricted as iOS apps are however, there are certain limitations Google wants its users to abide by - for example no Android handsets or apps can offer users the option to grab a screenshot of the device. In fact, this is the primary reason why most tech journalists get their devices rooted as soon as they lay their hands on it.