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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.

OnePlus 3 Gets CyanogenMod 13 Nightlies

07/26/2016, OnePlus and Cyanogen might have ended their relationship at the OnePlus One, but the good news is that it looks like the team behind CyanogenMod aren’t quite done with the company just yet, and have recently released a nightly build for CyanogenMod 13...

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...

CyanogenMod To Include Built-In App Protection

01/24/2016, Some apps come with an extra layer of security whereby you have to enter a password or passcode to use it, even if the phone is already unlocked. For example banking apps do require such security measures as it contains sensitive financial information....

CM13 Brings Android 6.0 To The Galaxy S5

12/28/2015, We can only assume that it is a matter of time before Samsung pushes out the Android 6.0 update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 handset. After all the phone was only released in 2014, meaning that it should still have plenty of life left in it. However while...

CM13 Brings Android 6.0 Marshmallow To The Galaxy S3

12/23/2015, The Samsung Galaxy S3 was launched in 2012 meaning that it is now a little over 3 years old. By Android standards, that makes the device pretty old and as far as getting updates are concerned, you can forget about it, at least not in the official...

CyanogenMod 13 ROMs Arrive For Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

11/25/2015, A couple of months back the CyanogenMod team confirmed that it had started working on developing ROMs based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, just yesterday the very first Marshmallow-based nightly builds were released. The list of supported devices is not that...

CyanogenMod 13 Marshmallow ROMs Now Available For Several Devices

11/24/2015, Android OEMs have still not released Marshmallow for majority of their compatible devices, it looks like most users will have to wait until early next year before the get a taste of Android 6.0, but there is some hope for folks who are not opposed to the...

Unofficial Android 6.0 Released For OnePlus One

10/25/2015, If you have the OnePlus One handset and you’re wondering when the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update will be making its way to you, we suppose that’s anyone’s guess at the moment as to if and when the update will arrive. However if you’d rather not...

CyanogenMod Marshmallow Builds Are In The Pipeline

10/08/2015, As the creator of some of the most widely used third-party ROMs for Android devices you can be sure that many users were anxiously waiting to find out when Cyanogen was going to start working on Marshmallow builds. The company confirmed today that work on...

CyanogenMod Expands Its Support To More Devices

09/23/2015, The thing about ROMs like CyanogenMod is that it is largely maintained by the Android community, versus iOS or Android where it has the backing of companies that created it. This also means that sometimes support might not necessarily be so readily...

CyanogenMod Building Flexible Open-Source Browser For Android

07/02/2015, It’s easy to get confused between the folks at Cyanogen Inc. and CyanogenMod. The former deals mostly with Cyanogen OS which is an operating system that is sold and installed on smartphones like the OnePlus One, Yu Yureka, and so on. CyanogenMod on the...

CM12.1 For Nexus Player Released

04/26/2015, If you were to search for the most popular custom ROMs for Android you’ll certainly come across CyanogenMod. The folks at Cyanogen develop one of the most widely used custom ROMs for Android devices and they’ve not spared the Nexus Player. A...