Steve Kondik has refuted rumours that Cyanogen Inc. will pivot to apps following staff layoffs. He also re-affirmed Cyanogen Inc.'s support for the community-led ROM, CyanogenMod.
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Just a month after new Chief Operating Officer Lior Tal joined Cyanogen, the company has slashed 20% of its workforce amidst claims of a strategic pivot towards apps in the future.
A stable release of CyanogenMod 13 has made its way to 39 different devices. The build is the first stable release of CM 13 and follows several months of unstable nightly releases.
Cyanogen is launching the MOD platform, that allows OEMs, carriers, devs and users to embed functionality deeper into Android. And the first to take advantage is Microsoft with Cortana and Skype.
The CyanogenMod team has released CM13 that is based off Android 6.0 / Marshmallow. Unfortunately you probably can't get the newest build for your device just yet.
Cyanogen Mod has seen incredible growth in the past few years, with over 50 million users to date. The company now claims it has more users than Windows Mobile, a statement that doesn't seem true.
The team behind CyanogenMod is working on its own web browser called 'Gello', based on open source Chromium code, and some of its features have been revealed in an official teaser video.
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Cyanogen, the maker of the popular after market Android ROM, has finally ended its partnership with OnePlus and has revealed that it is working with Chinese OEMs to increase adoption of its OS.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer, OnePlus, has posted an invite on Twitter for 20th April, which could be for the announcement of its next flagship and its rumoured cheaper variant.
A report claims the OnePlus Two will be highly customizable, with some hardware 'surprises', and a metal frame boosting its premium credentials - just as well, as it may well cost more than the One.
After a slight delay, OnePlus has finally released its own Lollipop based ROM, called OxygenOS, and users can install it on their devices that currently run Cyanogen.
OnePlus One's CEO has revealed that users from India will be getting an OTA update to Cyanogen 12S, ending the speculation surrounding the future of Cyanogen for the devices in the country.
Cyanogen, the company behind CyanogenMod, have raised $80 million to keep building their community and expand upon their already large user base to become the third place OS behind Apple and Android.
OxygenOS and CyanogenMod 12S - both based on Android Lollipop - should be coming to the OnePlus One in just over 10 days from now, and OnePlus will be giving out free phones if they miss the deadline.
Microsoft might not be funding mod-maker Cyanogen after all, or so a report from Bloomberg claims. However they're still interested in working with Cyanogen in a couple of different ways.
After Microsoft reportedly invested in Cyanogen last month, it has now emerged that Cyanogen is getting cosy with more companies who have an interest in 'diminishing Google's control over Android'.
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OnePlus has announced that the new ROM for its One (and only) handset will be called 'OxygenOS', and has committed to keeping it "open, customizable, and free of bloat and unnecessary features."
Microsoft is said to be investing in the company that develops the CyanogenMod user experience for Android devices, in a round of equity financing worth around $70 million.
OnePlus has released a public 'alpha' preview version of its new Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM, which is available to download and install now - and it looks very similar to the standard Lollipop release.
OnePlus has launched the One in India, but only the 64GB model will be sold there, and the usual CyanogenMod UX will be replaced by a beta version of the company's own Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM.
OnePlus has announced that its smartphone won't be updated to latest versions of CyanogenMod in India due to Cyanogen's deal with a local manufacturer, but will get a different ROM instead
The team behind the Cyanogenmod Android custom ROM have explained that they are not intending to release an Android L version of the operating system until it is past the developer preview stage.
OnePlus delivered what many thought was impossible - a handset with high-end specs for almost half the price of rival flagships. But how? According to the company's CEO, it's selling each One at cost.
OnePlus has finally revealed their debut smartphone, the OnePlus One, which will go on sale in the U.S., Europe and Asia for $299 for the 16GB model with no contract, and $349 for the 64GB version.
Images purporting to show the OnePlus One have leaked, finally revealing the device that the company claims will be the "best smartphone ever" - but sales will be limited by a complex 'invite system'.
OnePlus has revealed the 16 markets in which it will launch its "perfect smartphone", along with local pricing information. But can the company deliver the "best smartphone ever" at such low cost?
OnePlus, the company that claims to be creating "the perfect smartphone" has announced its first product, the OnePlus One, will be officially launched on April 23rd.
CyanogenMod releases an update to GalleryNext beta application which supports Roku and Chromcast to allow streaming of photos from a local or cloud source like Facebook, Google+, and Dropbox.
Days after revealing that its "perfect smartphone" with "flagship specs" will launch for under $500, OnePlus now says it will in fact cost far less - under $400 - but the device itself remains unseen.
Start-up manufacturer OnePlus has revealed that its "perfect smartphone" - featuring the "best specs", superlative design and materials, and a customised version of CyanogenMod - will cost under $500.
The company that promised to launch the "perfect smartphone" says that its OnePlus One will feature the "best specs" along with CyanogenMod, and will be "more attractive than any phone on the market."
Today the team behind CyanogenMod, the popular open source community-built Android operating system, announced their first Google-approved phone for retail sale: The Oppo N1.
The first CyanogenMod powered smartphone, Oppo N1 will be launching on December 24 and has received official certification from Google in order to have native access to the Play Store.
New venture OnePlus has ambitious plans to build "the perfect phone at a disruptive price", saying consumers should "never settle" for anything less, and asking what they want to see in the device.
Cyanogen, Inc. has announced that they have removed their recently launched CyanogenMod Installer app from the Play Store after being told by Google that it violated the Store's developer terms.
The team behind the CyanogenMod firmware for Android plans to grow its user base to become larger than Windows Phone, with $7m in funding and a hardware manufacturer partnership to be announced soon.
We may have reviewed Ice-cream Sandwich and Jelly bean in the past, but maybe it's time for a better, faster and much more customizable experience than any OEM ROM available for Android can provide?
The developers from the CyanogenMod project have shared a pre-release version of their launcher for Android devices running Ice Cream Sandwich.
One of the developers for the CyanogenMod ROM for rooted Android phones has estimated the release date for their ROM to be somewhere in January.
The mod team known as Team TouchDroid have apparently disbanded after its multi-touch Android mod for HP's TouchPad device was proven to have code taken from the Cyanogenmod team.
An Android port to HP's discontinued TouchPad could be closer than previously thought, after the CyanogenMod team showed off an early build running on the tablet.
Renowned Android developer and custom ROM extraordinaire, Steve Kondik (aka Cyanogen and father of CyanogenMod), has revealed that he has joined the Samsung Mobile team as a software engineer.
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