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Cyanogen receives investment from Foxconn

Foxconn is the latest to invest in Cyanogen

Cyanogen has closed out their C round of investments with a strategic investment from Foxconn. The team at Cyanogen has ended another round of investments, this time with Foxconn pitching in as well. To date the company has raised $100 million in funding, while pushing forward to break Android...
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Cyanogen setting up an office in India, mulls acquisition of local talent

Cyanogen is setting up a 50-member team — a third of the company's current employee base — in India that will work on localizing Cyanogen OS, along with quality assurance testing. Part of Cyanogen's latest $80 million funding round — led by India's Premji Invest — will be used toward...
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Using Cyanogen OS AudioFX, and whether you should bother

One of the many software partnerships baked into Cyanogen OS is Audio FX, which is designed to help you get the best sound possible when listening through your phone. It's up to you to decide if it's worth the work though. Generally speaking, audio enhancement apps and services for Android...
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Inside Cyanogen OS Themes

The modding scene has been theming for years, so it makes sense that Cyanogen OS would be one of the most verbose offerings out there. Theming and third-party versions of Android have gone hand in hand for quite a while now. Originally themes had to be applied on a system level, making it so...
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Gesture controls and how to use them in Cyanogen OS

Cyanogen gestures means your screen doesn't need to be on for your phone to be useful. There are a handful of amazingly clever ideas out there for accessing certain parts of your phone as quickly as possible. Motorola's double screwdriver twist to launch the camera, Samsung's double home...
Cyanogen folder locking

Cyanogen folder locking - how it works and why it is awesome

Perfect for privacy fans or parents who let their kids play with their phones. Unless you have a native guest mode, every time you hand your phone over to someone else you're handing over your entire digital existence. Your photo gallery, browser history, chats, and anything not secured by a...
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Cyanogen setting up an office in India, mulls acquisition of local talent

Cyanogen is setting up a 50-member team — a third of the company's current employee base — in India that will work on localizing Cyanogen OS, along with quality assurance testing. Part of Cyanogen's latest $80 million funding round — led by India's Premji Invest — will be used toward...
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The difference between Cyanogen OS and CyanogenMod

The line between community and commercial benefits everyone, and it couldn't be easier to choose one or the other. You'd be hard pressed to find Android fans familiar with concepts like rooting and flashing roms that don't know what CyanogenMod is. As a third-party replacement for the...
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CYNGN: A brief history of how Cyanogen OS came to be

It's a story of inevitability, one that is far from over. Over the last couple of years, a group of clever software developers have built an empire out of a free alternative to whatever version of Android came included on your phone. Many of those people have come together to form a company...
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The Top 10 things about Cyanogen OS you need to know

Android comes in many flavors and styles, but Cyanogen OS is a little different from the rest. We all know that Android is made by Google, but it's not quite as simple as that. Each of the major smartphone manufacturers have their own fork of Android, complete with features and user...
Cyanogen receives investment from Foxconn

Foxconn is the latest to invest in Cyanogen

Cyanogen has closed out their C round of investments with a strategic investment from Foxconn. The team at Cyanogen has ended another round of investments, this time with Foxconn pitching in as well. To date the company has raised $100 million in funding, while pushing forward to break Android...
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Cyanogen and Truecaller are partnering to build a new dialer app

There's a new dialer app on the way for Cyanogen OS users, thanks to a partnership with Truecaller. Smartphones have, for the most part, taken our ability to communicate and improved it dramatically. There are more ways to reach out to the rest of the world than ever before, and whether you're...

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