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Steve Kondik Reassures That CyanogenMod Is Not Going Anywhere

07/25/2016, The other day it was reported that according to the rumors, Cyanogen Inc. was undergoing some massive layoffs. It should be noted that Cyanogen Inc. and the work it does for OEMs is separate from CyanogenMod which is largely supported by the Android...

Cyanogen Reportedly Undergoing Layoffs, Might Focus On Apps Instead

07/22/2016, Way back in the day, CyanogenMod was (and probably still is) one of the most prominent Android ROMs available, especially back when OEMs used to love applying heavy themes and skins to their phones, and CyanogenMod represented a cleaner and faster user...

Cyanogen Announces New MOD Platform

02/22/2016, Back in the day CyanogenMod was a single entity with the goal of releasing custom ROMs for Android devices. However as expected, the group evolved to Cyanogen Inc. which releases platforms for OEMs, while CyanogenMod still remains a community-driven...

Nextbit Robin To Get Its Own CyanogenMod ROM

01/17/2016, For those who don’t know about the Nextbit Robin, this is a phone which focuses primarily on cloud storage. While the phone does come with 32GB of onboard storage, there is an additional 100GB of cloud storage in which your photos, apps, settings, and...

Cyanogen OS Apps Made Available To Cyanogenmod Users

11/11/2015, We know that there might be some confusion between the different versions of Cyanogen. We have Cyanogen OS and we have Cyanogenmod. For those who are confused, the former is basically the commercial version that is shipped out users and comes preinstalled...

Cyanogen Foresees Zero Google Dependency In 2-3 Years

09/14/2015, The folks at Cyanogen Inc. have been actively trying to replace Google’s apps and services on its platform with alternatives. We’ve already seen them replace the default mail client, default calendar, and recently it was revealed that they were...

Britain’s WileyFox Launches Two New Cyanogen OS Smartphones

08/25/2015, In China there is OnePlus. The company is relatively new but they have been making waves, thanks to its initial efforts of the OnePlus One that came with Cyanogen OS preinstalled. While the partnership has since ended, the company still has a lot of...

ZUK Z1 Will Come Preloaded With Cyanogen OS 12.1

08/19/2015, The folks at Cyanogen have come a long way from being a mere Android ROM. These days the  company has started to partner up with various OEMs to preload Cyanogen OS on their devices, as we have seen in the past with OnePlus and Yu in India. Recently the...

Cyanogen Has More Users Than Windows Mobile And BlackBerry Combined

08/09/2015, It is no secret that despite being built on Android, Cyanogen wants to take Google out of the equation. Will that be possible? We reckon that will be a rather daunting task but it seems that the company is not fazed by it. In fact according to a recent...

Cyanogen Replaces Google Calendar With Boxer As Default App

07/29/2015, It is no secret that the folks at Cyanogen Inc. want to distance themselves from Google as much as possible, despite the irony that its Cyanogen OS is based on Google’s Android operating system. In their latest move to “take Android away” from...

Cyanogen Works On Android Substitute, Hires Senior Engineers

07/10/2015, Cyanogen is looking to continue developing a substitute for Android, and it has taken the step of hiring not one, but another two senior engineers to help them out in this particular effort. One of the engineers would hail from Amazon, while the other is...

Alcatel And Cyanogen Inc. Call It Quits On The Hero 2+ Smartphone

06/30/2015, If you were looking forward to another smartphone launching with the Cyanogen ROM preinstalled on it, you might have been excited about Alcatel and Cyanogen’s partnership from earlier this year which saw the Hero 2+ smartphone announced. However it...

Cyanogen Brings Social Gaming To Emerging Markets With Playphone

06/11/2015, It is no secret that Cyanogen wants to take as much of Android away from Google as possible, and in their latest move the company has announced that they will be partnering with Playphone to help bring social gaming to emerging markets. For those...