CyanogenMod is also dead, fork of CM source code will live on as LineageOS

After Cyanogen Inc. announced that it will be shutting down all its services, including Cyanogen-supported nightly builds by the end of the month, CyanogenMod that relied on Cyanogen for monetary support and the shared source base, announced that CyanogenMod will also shutdown, but there is a fork in the road. “Community of developers, designers, device maintainers and translators have taken the steps necessary to produce a fork of the CM source code and pending patches,” said the company. Continue reading “CyanogenMod is also dead, fork of CM source code will live on as LineageOS”

CyanogenMod is here to stay, not pivoting to apps, says CTO Steve Kondik

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Last week, there were reports that Cyanogen is cutting its workforce by 20% and is switching to its app strategy. However, Cyanogen CTO Steve Kondik has denied these reports and is taking about company’s plans. Continue reading “CyanogenMod is here to stay, not pivoting to apps, says CTO Steve Kondik”

CyanogenMod’s Chromium based browser Gello starts rolling out for some CM builds

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CyanogenMod had teased Chromium based browser Gello in July last year. Now, it looks like the browser is ready to ship on some builds.

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CyanogenMod to bring new protected interface with fingerprint authentication

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CyanogenMod has been known to release some really interesting features for Android users and this upcoming feature is one of them. The update will allow users to assign a protected status for any apps on the phone including system apps.

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CyanogenMod to kill support for WhisperPush secure messaging functionality from Feb. 1

CyanogenMod has announced that it is shutting down its WhisperPush secure message functionality. The secure messaging service automatically encrypted text messages sent between two CyanogenMod users.

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OnePlus tweets a vague teaser – Could be the Android Marshmallow update for OnePlus One

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OnePlus just took to twitter to tweet a teaser photo which involves the OnePlus One. However it is quite vague and even with the hint – “This is a teaser for something we’ve been cooking up.”, it isn’t easy to decode.

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CyanogenMod is coming to the OnePlus 2 – Bringing Marshmallow along

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The OnePlus One was one of the first smartphones that came with CyanogenMod out of the box. Since then the two companies have parted ways and that resulted in the OnePlus 2 being powered by the home-brewn Oxygen OS. Now, it seems that the OnePlus 2 could be receiving the official CyanogenMod OS very soon.

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CyanogenMod announces CM13 nightlies for OnePlus One, LG G4, Moto X 2014 and more

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CyanogenMod already confirmed that it is planning to roll out CM13 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow by the end of 2015. Now it has announced official CM13 nightly builds for some of the devices in the first wave, including OnePlus One (bacon), Google Nexus 7 (deb & flo), LG G4 (h815), Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (mondrianwifi), LG GPad 7.0 (v400 & v410), LG G3 Verizon (vs985) and Motorola Moto X 2014 (victara). Continue reading “CyanogenMod announces CM13 nightlies for OnePlus One, LG G4, Moto X 2014 and more”

Cyanogen to introduce multiple smartphones in 2016 including a flagship product

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Cyanogen are apparently planning big things for the year 2016 as it aims to launch several smartphones in 2016 including a flagship product by partnering with various manufacturers.

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Cyanogen Apps Package brings Cyanogen OS features to CyanogenMod devices

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Cyanogen apps package also known as C-Apps is basically a set of apps that bring some of the features from Cyanogen OS on phones with CyanogenMod devices.

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ZUK Z1 Photo Gallery

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ZUK is a new company that has received backing from Lenovo and the Z1 is their first smartphone. We’ve prepared a photo gallery of the device for your viewing pleasure. In case you haven’t seen our review of the smartphone yet, then do check it out here.

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Cyanogen OS 12.1 update for the OnePlus One now available

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The latest update to Cyanogen OS 12.1 for the OnePlus One is now available to download. The update brings the Android version of the device up to 5.1.1 Lollipop.

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OnePlus has sold over 1.5 million units of the OnePlus One since launch

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If you were wondering just how many units of the OnePlus One have been sold since its launch, then the magic number is over 1.5 million. It has been slightly over a year since the launch of the first smartphone from OnePlus and now the company is getting ready to launch the successor.

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YU YUREKA Plus vs YUREKA – What’s different?

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Micromax announced the original YU YUREKA at the end of last year as the first phone in its YU range of smartphones that are powered by CyanogenMod OS. Earlier this year in May, Micromax also announced the YU YUPHORIA which was a model that was priced below the YUREKA. The YUREKA was launched at a retail price of Rs 8999 while the YUPHORIA was launched at a retail price of Rs 6999. Now, we have another addition to the YU family of devices – the YU YUREKA PLUS at a retail price of Rs 9999.Let us take a closer look at the YUREKA PLUS and see what has changed compared to the original.

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CyanogenMod teases Gello – New Chromium based browser that allows extensive customization

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The team behind CyanogenMod have just teased their upcoming browser called Gello. The new browser is based on Chromium’s open source code and is developed by CyanogenMod.

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