It appears that an analytics system app for engineers was left pre-loaded on OnePlus smartphones that allow users to root their devices without unlocking a bootloader. OnePlus is looking for a fix.
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.
Preserving a backup from your Android handset can be a wise idea, though it has been one that has long required root access. While not the first to avoid this, SAB claims to be able to avoid rooting.
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.
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