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CyanogenMod 11 M10 adds a bunch of new features, loses support for CDMA Galaxy Nexus

CyanogenMod 11 M10 release is upon us, and is as the case with new builds, M10 features a host of new features that include a new bug tracker, ability to access the last used app by long pressing the recent apps button, a soft reboot option and support for glove mode and smart covers (like this...
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CyanogenMod 11 M12 rolls out, Lollipop-based CM12 nightlies hitting next month

The team at Cyanogen Inc. pushed out what seems to be the final update in the Android 4.4.4 KitKat-based CyanogenMod 11 series, the M12. The highlight in the update is the incorporation of security patches against the POODLE vulnerability in SSLv3, along with improvements for multi-SIM users. The...
SwiftKey, Cyanogen, Aviate host S.F. Meetup on device customization

SwiftKey, Cyanogen, Aviate host device customization Meetup in San Francisco

SwiftKey is hosting a meetup in San Francisco, CA on Thursday, December 4, to talk about device customization. The maker of the SwiftKey keyboard will be hosting a talk along with speakers from Cyanogen, makers of CyanogenMod, and Aviate, to talk about how you can personalize and modify your...
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Microsoft reportedly invests in Cyanogen Inc., world predictably freaks out

The Wall Street Journal today on its Digits blog dropped word that Microsoft is "putting money into Cyanogen." No dollar amount figures were listed by the Journal's anonymous sources, thought it is noted that Microsoft "would be a minority investor in a roughly $70 million round of equity...
Steve Kondik on India, Micromax, and OnePlus

Steve Kondik on India, Micromax, and OnePlus

Cyanogen's Founder clears the air If you've been following the misadventures of OnePlus and Micromax over in India, you know that there's been a bit of a disagreement over who gets to use Cyanogen OS (as opposed to the totally open-source CyanogenMod) due to an exclusivity agreement that was...
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CyanogenMod now officially available for Android One devices

Cyanogen has announced official support for Android One devices. CyanogenMod 11 builds based on Android 4.4 KitKat can now be installed on Android One handsets, with an update to Lollipop-based CM12 in the works. Cyanogen mentioned that the release was significant in a number of ways: This...
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Cyanogen announces CM12 nightlies based on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

The Cyanogen team stated that there would be "something special" in store for the new year, which as it turns out is the announcement of nightly builds of CyanogenMod 12, which is based on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. The first rollout of CM12 nightlies is set to commence soon, although the team notes...
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OnePlus One banned in India after infringing on Micromax's agreement with Cyanogen

After Xiaomi, it is now the turn of the OnePlus One to face the ire of the Indian authorities, as local vendor Micromax was able to secure an injunction from the Delhi High Court that bans all sales and advertising of the device in India. The issue is due to the Cyanogen branding seen on the back...
Cyanogen confirms continued software update for OnePlus One worldwide

Cyanogen pledges continued OnePlus One support (Update: Unless you have an Indian phone)

Update: ... and on Dec. 7 Cyanogen Inc. rolled things back again, saying that if you bought a OnePlus One in India, updates aren't happening. If you're using a global device in India, you should be fine. Here's the full take: Since we clarified our support for OTA firmware updates for...
SwiftKey, Cyanogen, Aviate host S.F. Meetup on device customization

SwiftKey, Cyanogen, Aviate host device customization Meetup in San Francisco

SwiftKey is hosting a meetup in San Francisco, CA on Thursday, December 4, to talk about device customization. The maker of the SwiftKey keyboard will be hosting a talk along with speakers from Cyanogen, makers of CyanogenMod, and Aviate, to talk about how you can personalize and modify your...
OnePlus responds to Cyanogen's exclusive partnership with Micromax

OnePlus responds to Cyanogen's exclusive partnership with Micromax

OnePlus has addressed its Indian users regarding the recent announcement that Cyanogen has made a deal with Indian handset manufacturer Micromax. The deal gives exclusive rights to Cyanogen's software to Micromax in India, leaving out the OnePlus One, which is powered by Cyanogen. Naturally,...
Design a theme for Cyanogen, win a phone

Design a theme for Cyanogen, win a phone

The recently-launched Cyanogen Theme Showcase is searching for more themes, and they're turning to the community in contest form to get things rolling. The "Themes Design Challenge" invites users to create and submit themes using the web-based Cyanogen Themes Studio. But why would you do this?...
Cyanogenmod takes on Android One in India with Micromax partnership

CyanogenMod looks to take on Android One in India with Micromax partnership

Cyanogen, the company behind the popular CyanogenMod ROMs for Android devices, is eyeing the market in India. Through a partnership announced today with Indian device-maker Micromax, Cyanogen will see its ROM in some of Micromax's latest devices. In addition to the Cyanogen partnership in India,...

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