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BLU Working With Cyanogen On Android Smartphone

03/25/2015, BLU Products might not necessarily be a company familiar to some of you guys, but as a quick overview, they are a US-based smartphone manufacturer who has churned out several affordable handsets in the past, and if you’re a fan of CyanogenMod then...

Cyanogen Raises $80 Million In Funding, Now Valued At $1 Billion

03/23/2015, Cyanogen had rather humble beginnings where they started off as by offering users an Android ROM that was a worthy, if not better, alternative to what was offered by Android OEMs in the market. It was also a relatively stock experience that was not bogged...

Cyanogen OS 12 Will Come With An App Themer

03/18/2015, One of the advantages of running the Android platform is its customizability which is a lot freer and easier to do compared to other operating systems, like Apple’s notoriously-closed iOS platform. Now the good news is that if you’re a fan of the...

Microsoft Reportedly Not Investing In Cyanogen

03/15/2015, Recently there have been rumors that Microsoft might make a substantial investment in Cyanogen. That’s the team that makes CyanogenMod, one of the most popular custom ROMs for Android devices, the idea of Microsoft investing in an Android modding...

Cyanogen’s Next Update Will See Boxer As Its Default Email Client

03/11/2015, Despite Cyanogen being based on Android, the company feels that Android is starting to become less open-sourced than it used to be, or at least how it was originally intended. The company had publicly stated that they plan on “taking Android away”...

Cyanogen’s L Update Getting Closer To Being Released

03/11/2015, If you’re the user of the OnePlus One or maybe you’re in India and you’re using the Micromax Yureka handset, you might be interested to learn that Cyanogen has recently revealed that they are getting closer to releasing the L update which basically...

Project Caesar Announced By Yu Televentures

03/06/2015, Last year Indian phone manufacturer Micromax teamed up with the folks at Cyanogen to unveil the Yureka Android smartphone. The device proved to be extremely popular and sold out in a matter of seconds, so much so that the company behind the phone, Yu...

Cyanogen Announces Qualcomm Partnership And Its New Brand Identity

03/02/2015, Cyanogen wants to get in on the Mobile World Congress 2015 news cycle as well which is why the company has made a couple of announcements of its own. First the company showed off its new brand identity which basically brings a new website and a new logo....

OnePlus One CM11S 05Q Update Brings MaxxAudio And SwiftKey

02/09/2015, OnePlus has already teased the Lollipop update that Cyanogen is developing for OnePlus One, and while that update is believed to be just around the corner, today OnePlus released CM11S 05Q over-the-air. This latest software update is based on Android...

OnePlus Teases Lollipop Update For OnePlus One

02/03/2015, We heard from the folks at Cyanogen recently that the build 12S for OnePlus One, based on Android 5.0 Lollipop, has entered final testing stages. This means that OnePlus One owners will soon be running Google’s latest release. Following the...

OnePlus One Lollipop CyanogenMod 12S Build Enters Testing

02/01/2015, The relationship between Cyanogen and OnePlus is strained, that much is evident, but this doesn’t mean that phones which were shipped with CyanogenMod ROMs will stop receiving updates. The software maker confirmed today through Twitter that the...

Microsoft To Invest In Cyanogen Inc. [Rumor]

01/29/2015, Remember earlier this week when the folks at Cyanogen said that they wanted to take Android away from Google? It is an ambitious plan and it isn’t so much Cyanogen buying Android, but more like creating a version based on Android that’s so different...

Cyanogen Wants To “Take Android Away” From Google

01/25/2015, CyanogenMod is a ROM that is very well known amongst Android users. It acts as an alternative to the skinned and customized versions of Android that OEMs tend to load on their phones and to a certain extent, it almost feels like stock Android, just with...