Neowin News Feed for: Cyanogenmod Neowin News Feed for: Cyanogenmod en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 LineageOS 15.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo now available for select devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The custom OS built for devices new and old has officially reached version 15.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Devices such as the OnePlus 3, 3T, 5 and 5T are supported along with some others. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Sun, 25 Feb 2018 12:14:01 +0000 Wileyfox begins migration from Cyanogen OS to Android 7.1.1 Nougat <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>UK-based smartphone brand, Wileyfox, has started moving away from Cyanogen OS and is seeding its own version of Android 7.1.1 Nougat to the Spark 2X smartphone. More devices will get the update soon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:30:01 +0000 LineageOS builds now available for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Moto G4, and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The latest builds for Lineage OS - based on CyanogenMod - are finally available. However, they only support a handful of devices right now, with more handsets to be added soon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:08:02 +0000 Wileyfox to migrate users from Cyanogen OS to pure Android with next update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>British smartphone maker Wileyfox has announced that it will be releasing an OTA update that will replace Cyanogen OS on users&#039; devices with a &#039;pure&#039; Android build developed by the company. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sat, 31 Dec 2016 15:10:01 +0000 LineageOS to continue the work of the CyanogenMod community <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Since Cyanogen Inc. is discontinuing its operations by the end of the year, the CyanogenMod team has announced the new direction it will be taking with a new Android fork called Lineage OS. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sun, 25 Dec 2016 23:38:01 +0000 Cyanogen Inc. shutting its doors, CyanogenMod to live on through community <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Android based OS-maker, Cyanogen Inc. has announced in a blog post that it will be discontinuing all its services in a week&#039;s time and will also stop releasing any supported nightlies. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sat, 24 Dec 2016 16:06:01 +0000 Android Nougat headed for the Nexus 4 thanks to CyanogenMod <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Although the Nexus 4 is outside of the official Google support period, it might soon be getting a taste of Android Nougat as the CyanogenMod team is readying nightly builds for the device. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sun, 27 Nov 2016 08:44:01 +0000 CyanogenMod 14 is bringing Android 7.1 to several handsets <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While Android updates still struggle to make their way to handsets, it looks like the Cyanogen team is ready to push CyanogenMod 14, based on Android 7.1, to several handsets. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Wed, 09 Nov 2016 05:42:01 +0000 Cyanogen will be shifting focus from making its own OS to modular software components <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cyanogen has announced that the company will be shifting focus from its homebrewed Cyanogen OS to selling modular pieces of the OS to different manufacturers for a more customisable experience. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Tue, 11 Oct 2016 07:18:01 +0000 The HTC HD2 gets a taste of Android Nougat... sort of <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A developer has successfully ported Google&#039;s Android 7.0 Nougat onto the six-year old HTC HD2 smartphone, which originally ran Microsoft&#039;s obsolete OS, Windows Mobile 6.5. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Sat, 17 Sep 2016 06:12:01 +0000 Developer shows off Android 6.0 Marshmallow running on the Lumia 525 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While the Lumia 525 has already been abandoned by Microsoft and Nokia, this did not stop a developer from experimenting on it. He was able to port Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the three-year old device. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Mon, 22 Aug 2016 07:38:01 +0000 Cyanogen CTO Steve Kondik says company not pivoting to apps <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Steve Kondik has refuted rumours that Cyanogen Inc. will pivot to apps following staff layoffs. He also re-affirmed Cyanogen Inc.&#039;s support for the community-led ROM, CyanogenMod. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 26 Jul 2016 01:08:01 +0000 Cyanogen makes significant staff reductions, could pivot away from its OS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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 href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:58:02 +0000 Stable CyanogenMod 13 release ready for a number of devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 19 Mar 2016 02:26:01 +0000 Cyanogen launches the MOD platform, bringing Microsoft apps even closer to Android users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 22 Feb 2016 10:10:01 +0000 CyanogenMod releases first iteration of CM13, but you probably can't get it for your device <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The CyanogenMod team has released CM13 that is based off Android 6.0 / Marshmallow. Unfortunately you probably can&#039;t get the newest build for your device just yet. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 26 Nov 2015 04:04:01 +0000 Cyanogen claims it has more users than Windows Mobile and Blackberry combined <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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&#039;t seem true. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Sun, 09 Aug 2015 22:18:01 +0000 CyanogenMod is developing a Chromium-based browser called Gello <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The team behind CyanogenMod is working on its own web browser called &#039;Gello&#039;, based on open source Chromium code, and some of its features have been revealed in an official teaser video. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:40:01 +0000 Review of the Elephone P6000, the smartphone that made me rethink the point of flagships <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Elephone P6000 costs just $115 but has better specs than you&#039;d ever expect. We used the the smartphone for a month and found that it performs surprisingly well. Check out our full review here! <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Johns) Thu, 28 May 2015 08:48:01 +0000 Cyanogen ends partnership with OnePlus <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:12:01 +0000 OnePlus sends out mysterious invite for 20th April <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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 href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:48:01 +0000 New details emerge on OnePlus Two including metallic body, fingerprint sensor and higher price <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A report claims the OnePlus Two will be highly customizable, with some hardware &#039;surprises&#039;, and a metal frame boosting its premium credentials - just as well, as it may well cost more than the One. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:50:01 +0000 OxygenOS for OnePlus One is finally available <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sat, 04 Apr 2015 12:58:01 +0000 OnePlus One users in India will get Cyanogen OS 12 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>OnePlus One&#039;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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:36:01 +0000 Cyanogen raises $80 million to be the definitive third place OS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Max Slater-Robins) Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:26:01 +0000 Android Lollipop coming to the OnePlus One before the end of the month <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Johns) Wed, 18 Mar 2015 06:10:01 +0000 Microsoft might not be investing in Cyanogen after all <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft might not be funding mod-maker Cyanogen after all, or so a report from Bloomberg claims. However they&#039;re still interested in working with Cyanogen in a couple of different ways. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:38:01 +0000 Cyanogen is quietly raising an army in its quest "to take Android away from Google" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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 &#039;diminishing Google&#039;s control over Android&#039;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 09 Feb 2015 18:30:01 +0000 7 Days: A week of Apple riches, Microsoft's future, OnePlus 2, and the love of a low-end Lumia <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From Office intrigue and Windows 10 revelations, to Google&#039;s apology, faster &#039;broadband&#039;, the end of the Surface 2, and a LOT of iPhones, we look back at highlights from this week&#039;s top tech news. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:02:01 +0000 OnePlus announces its new ROM will be called 'OxygenOS' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>OnePlus has announced that the new ROM for its One (and only) handset will be called &#039;OxygenOS&#039;, and has committed to keeping it &quot;open, customizable, and free of bloat and unnecessary features.&quot; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:56:01 +0000 Microsoft said to be investing in Cyanogen <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:41:13 +0000 OnePlus releases a preview version of its new Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>OnePlus has released a public &#039;alpha&#039; 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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 02 Jan 2015 09:22:01 +0000 OnePlus One launches in India, but the 16GB model won't be available there <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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&#039;s own Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 02 Dec 2014 08:38:01 +0000 OnePlus One won't receive Cyanogen updates in India, will get a different ROM instead <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>OnePlus has announced that its smartphone won&#039;t be updated to latest versions of CyanogenMod in India due to Cyanogen&#039;s deal with a local manufacturer, but will get a different ROM instead <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:44:01 +0000 No plans for Cyanogenmod 12 Android L until full release <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/66883386cyanogenmod.png" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Walker) Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:32:35 +0000 Why is the $299 OnePlus One so cheap? Because they're selling it at cost <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/251415508oneplus.png" alt="" /></div>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&#039;s CEO, it&#039;s selling each One at cost. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 14 May 2014 15:45:15 +0000 OnePlus One officially announced, 16GB version priced at $299 without contract <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/251415508oneplus.png" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:56:46 +0000 Leaked images reveal the OnePlus One - the “best smartphone ever”, apparently <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/251415508oneplus.png" alt="" /></div>Images purporting to show the OnePlus One have leaked, finally revealing the device that the company claims will be the &quot;best smartphone ever&quot; - but sales will be limited by a complex &#039;invite system&#039;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:30:58 +0000 OnePlus: "Best smartphone ever" to cost under $400/€350/£290 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/251415508oneplus.png" alt="" /></div>OnePlus has revealed the 16 markets in which it will launch its &quot;perfect smartphone&quot;, along with local pricing information. But can the company deliver the &quot;best smartphone ever&quot; at such low cost? <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:07:09 +0000 OnePlus One, 'the perfect smartphone,' to be launched April 23rd <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/251415508oneplus.png" alt="" /></div>OnePlus, the company that claims to be creating &quot;the perfect smartphone&quot; has announced its first product, the OnePlus One, will be officially launched on April 23rd. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:46:43 +0000