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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...
Cyanogen partners with Playphone to bring social gaming to emerging markets

Cyanogen partners with Playphone to bring social gaming to emerging markets

Cyanogen OS is getting a gaming boost from Playphone in emerging markets. Cyanogen has announced a partnership with Playphone, a sort of mobile gaming social network and store all in one, that will see the service installed on Cyanogen OS phones in "key international markets." If you're...
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How to take a screenshot with Cyanogen OS

Taking screenshots is easy with Cyanogen OS. So you've got your Cyanogen OS device, and now you want to know how to take a screenshot. Maybe it's because you've found something that could in fact alter the space time continuum and you need proof, or you just want to show off your awesome new...
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Cyanogen and Alcatel OneTouch halt the release of Hero 2+

Hero 2+ gets scrapped by Alcatel OneTouch and Cyanogen

Alcatel OneTouch and Cyanogen have released a statement regarding the release of the Hero 2+, in which both companies reveal that they will not be releasing the device. In a mutual agreement, the companies have decided to forgo the release of the device as it 'does not have a clear Android 5.1...
Cyanogen announces final CyanogenMod 11 and 12 releases as focus shifts to 12.1

Cyanogen announces final CyanogenMod 11 and 12 releases as focus shifts to 12.1

Cyanogen is pushing the final snapshot releases of CyanogenMod 11 and 12 as they shift focus to CM12.1. Cyanogen has announced that it is starting to push the final releases for CyanogenMod (CM) 11 and 12. With these final snapshot releases, CM development will shift towards CM12.1, based on...
Cyanogen partners with Playphone to bring social gaming to emerging markets

Cyanogen partners with Playphone to bring social gaming to emerging markets

Cyanogen OS is getting a gaming boost from Playphone in emerging markets. Cyanogen has announced a partnership with Playphone, a sort of mobile gaming social network and store all in one, that will see the service installed on Cyanogen OS phones in "key international markets." If you're...
Cyanogen OS power button screenshot

How to take a screenshot with Cyanogen OS

Taking screenshots is easy with Cyanogen OS. So you've got your Cyanogen OS device, and now you want to know how to take a screenshot. Maybe it's because you've found something that could in fact alter the space time continuum and you need proof, or you just want to show off your awesome new...
Cyanogen OS accessibility

Using Accesibility Options in Cyanogen OS

Cyanogen OS, like all Android devices, has tools baked in to make use easier for just about anyone. Smartphones are remarkable tools for communication of all forms, and in an age where more and more people are starting to use these devices as their first and primary computer it has never...
Cyanogen OS Screencast

A quick look at Screencast in Cyanogen OS

No other commercial version of Android makes it easy to record video from your device. The ability to take a screenshot on your Android device is one of those things that has been around forever, but became a much bigger deal once Google made it a standard feature that could be done right...
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Using the Cyanogen OS lockscreen

If you're a fan of playing music on your phone, the Cyanogen OS lock screen offers something special for you. Generally speaking, companies who feel the need to mess with the Android lock screen need to stop. The update to Lollipop this year is a perfect example of how to do a lot of things...
Cyanogen OS Camera

Looking at camera features in Cyanogen OS

Walking the line between simple and powerful is something the Cyanogen OS Camera app does better than most. Camera apps need to be all about getting the right shot as quickly as possible, which means there's a lot more to these apps than just a shutter button. The mission critical features...
Cyanogen OS Gallery

Using the Cyanogen OS Gallery

Like many other third party Gallery apps, the Cyanogen OS offering is all about offering a single destination for all of your photos. It's reasonably safe to say that most smartphone camera users fall into two categories. Your photos are either meticulously organized into folders and you...
Cyanogen OS Privacy Guard

Cyanogen OS Privacy Guard — keeping apps from seeing your data

One of the best features in Cyanogen OS lets you have your cake and eat it too Personal security, especially when it comes to privacy on mobile devices, is all about the balance between convenience and usefulness. We use dozens of apps every day, each of which ask for access to an enormous...

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