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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.
It looks like the folks behind Lineage OS have been busy - working on a new OS that will be available to over 80 devices. Builds of the OS will start rolling out during the course of this weekend.
The Swift 2 X will launch with Cyanogen 13.1, but will later be upgraded to Android Nougat. The £219 device features a 16MP sensor, 3GB RAM and a microSD card slot for storage expansion.
British smartphone maker Wileyfox has announced that it will be releasing an OTA update that will replace Cyanogen OS on users' devices with a 'pure' Android build developed by the company.
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.
Android based OS-maker, Cyanogen Inc. has announced in a blog post that it will be discontinuing all its services in a week's time and will also stop releasing any supported nightlies.
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.
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.
From Verizahoo and HERE WeGo, to the Lumia 2020, BlackBerry's droid clone, Jolla's fishy friend, all things Air, and Nintendo's new play thing, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
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.
From App Store changes and Apple Store thieves, to foldable phones, Lenovo's Tango, Insider t-shirts, Jon Snow in space, and the PS4 with more, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Cyanogen has released its latest update for the OnePlus One, introducing support for MODs. These include MODs for Cortana, Skype, OneNote, Hyperlapse, and more. The update is rolling out now.
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.
Cyanogen makes good on its agreement with Microsoft, allowing the personal assistant to reach deeper into the Android variant compared to a Cortana app installation.
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.
From another OnePlus apology and Lollipop's slow progress, to spectacular displays, Android ransomware, and Cortana's Cyanogen coziness, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has purchased yet another mobile app, this time in the form of Android's Echo Notification Lockscreen, for an undisclosed amount to further improve its own offerings for the mobile platform.
Cyanogen's CEO says Microsoft is working with his company to 'deeply integrate' Cortana into the next release of Cyanogen OS, praising the assistant as "better than Apple's Siri" in some areas.
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.
Chinese smartphone maker, OnePlus, might soon announce its next flagship smartphone as the company's Twitter account has sent out a teaser similar to what it did last year with the One.
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.
From Bing's rise and Spartan segues, to Cyanogen's Office hook-up, Chrome's XP extension, bricked Lumias, British Bands and Candy Crush calamity, it's our regular round-up of the week's top tech news.
Cyanogen, a startup which has raised a lot of capital and aims to take Android away from Google, has announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to bring that company's services to the OS.
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.
From nine hours of "all-day" battery and Sony's Lollipop letdown, to the OnePlus 2 (and 3?), BoA BS, USB-C, HBO Now and pretty, curvy things, we look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
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.
From new Windows and Office upgrades, to Satya's sleep, Samsung slip-ups, OnePlus invites, dual-boot WinDroids, and a smelly Google patent, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
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'.
From Office intrigue and Windows 10 revelations, to Google's apology, faster 'broadband', the end of the Surface 2, and a LOT of iPhones, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
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.
While the OnePlus One is still a fairly difficult handset to purchase, it looks like OnePlus might already have a successor in the works that could be launching in Q1 of 2015.
In an ongoing dispute with Micromax and Cyanogen, OnePlus has had the ban on its OnePlus One smartphone lifted after the Delhi High Court orders a new trial, viewing Cyanogen as the villain of it all.
To close out the year, I am naming the OnePlus One the flagship handset of the year. Although flawed, its robust feature set and ridiculous price make this device a stand out amongst the crowd.
Following a ruling by the Delhi High Court, Chinese manufacturer OnePlus can no longer sell their CyanogenMod powered smartphone in India due to Cyanogen's exclusivity deal with Micromax.
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
While giving an interview OnePlus co-founder, Carl Pei, mentioned he's looking forward to the company selling a million devices - double than the current numbers - by the end of this year.