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CyanogenMod is an alternative firmware that is based on the Android operating system. It is seen as more versatile that the stock firmware which comes in such devices, offering more features and options such as theme support, Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) compatibility, a huge repository of Access Point Name list (APN), an OpenVPN client, a souped up reboot menu, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB tethering support, the ability to overclock your device's CPU and perform enhancements, and soft buttons among others. One good thing about CyanogenMod is the obvious omission of pre-installed spyware or bloatware.

Micromax Unveils Yureka CyanogenMod Smartphone

12/18/2014, A few days ago, Indian OEM Micromax teased that they would be announcing new smartphones come 18th of December. What make these new smartphones a big deal is the fact that they will be powered by CyanogenMod. While we doubt we will be seeing Micromax’s...

Micromax’s Yu Smartphones To Be Unveiled 18th December

12/14/2014, As you might have heard, the folks at Cyanogen Inc. have landed themselves a new partner in India in the form of Micromax. This will see the CyanogenMod ROM preinstalled on Micromax’s upcoming Yu-branded handsets, although to date we still have no idea...

CyanogenMod Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM Plans Detailed

11/13/2014, Now that Android 5.0 Lollipop has been rolled out and Google has released the source code to AOSP, one has to wonder what the CyanogenMod team has been up to. This team creates some of the most widely used custom ROMs for Android devices based on AOSP....

Cyanogen Inc. To Team Up With Micromax In India

10/07/2014, CyanogenMod has come a long way from back in the day in which it existed as a ROM for Android users who were frustrated with the skinned UIs that OEMs tend to load their phones with. The team has since spun off into a company called Cyanogen Inc. and have...

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 CyanogenMod 11 ROM Released

09/28/2014, Samsung makes some of the best selling Android tablets in the market. The tablets cater to different segments of the market, for example, the Galaxy Tab Pro series is aimed at the high-end segment which is willing to pay higher for powerful...

CyanogenMod 11 M10 Ready To Rock And Roll

09/16/2014, Well, well, what do we have here? CyanogenMod 11 M10 is said to roll out to the masses later today, where it will introduce a slew of new minor features, although it will “squash” a whole lot of bugs at the same time – which is good news,...

CyanogenMod 11 Nightly Builds Now Feature Call Recording

08/24/2014, Many Android fans appreciate the platform because of the customization options it offers. Its relatively easy to flash a custom Android ROM on a smartphone or tablet to completely change the software experience on that particular device. This is why many...

OnePlus Rumored To Ditch CyanogenMod For Their Own ROM

07/31/2014, One of the unique features of the OnePlus One handset is that it comes with CyanogenMod preinstalled. While CyanogenMod has been around for a while, there are only a handful of phones in the world that actually comes with the ROM preinstalled, and given...

Sony Xperia L CyanogenMod 11 Nightly Builds Released

07/24/2014, If you happen to have a Sony Xperia L and have been waiting for some official update love fear not because there is another way to get your device on latest software. Sony Xperia L was released in 2013 and has performed well as a budget device...

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Gets CyanogenMod Nightly Builds

07/13/2014, Sony unveiled the Xperia Z2 tablet earlier this year and both Wi-Fi as well as LTE variants of the device are now available for purchase in the U.S. Those who picked one up and now want to flash a custom ROM on it are in luck. The folks at Cyanogen have...

CyanogenMod 12 Based On Android L Not Coming Soon

07/02/2014, Soon after Google announced Android L it released the software’s developer preview. It will give developers ample time to get their apps ready until Google decides to ship the software to end users. One might have thought that beta builds of...