CyanogenMod ▼

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 One Sample Photos Make Their Way Online

04/15/2014, The upcoming OnePlus One handset is definitely one to look forward to. Why is that, you ask? Well for starters it will be yet another Android handset that comes preinstalled with CyanogenMod (the first was the Oppo N1). The handset is expected to be...

CyanogenMod 11S For OnePlus One Spotted

03/31/2014, For the past few weeks the folks at OnePlus have been giving bits and pieces of information about OnePlus One, the company’s first smartphone. Its specifications rival flagships from major manufacturers like HTC and Samsung. On the software front,...

CyanogenMod Nightlies Adds Business/People Search In Dialer App

03/24/2014, One of the interesting and handy features of Android 4.4 KitKat is the ability to search for people or businesses in the dialer app. For example if you wanted to call a particular restaurant to make a booking but you don’t have their number, you could...

OnePlus One Price Under $400

02/27/2014, There has already been much talk about the OnePlus One smartphone, its going to be the first phone that is going to be powered by a custom version of CyanogenMod that will be built for it from the ground up. Not much is known about the device at this...

CyanogenMod 11 For Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 ROM Released

02/11/2014, Samsung is known for releasing multiple variants of its flagship smartphones, there are often so many that it becomes hard to keep track of all of them. These variants come with slight changes under the hood, so developers have to fashion their ROMs...

CyanogenMod Installer Beta Makes Its Way Onto Mac Computers

01/15/2014, When it comes to flashing custom ROMs onto Android phones, safe to say it is not something that the not-so tech savvy should attempt as a mistake could result in you bricking your brand new phone. Sure, one could go and do their homework and follow...

CyanogenMod 11 Galaxy Note 3 Nightly Builds Released

01/15/2014, It has been a while since Google released Android 4.4 KitKat, but most devices have yet to receive the update. That’s because there are various stages that get in the way, OEMs first make their own tweaks and then the update is held up by carriers...

CyanogenMod Launches GalleryNext

01/14/2014, The CyanogenMod team developers the most popular custom Android ROMs, they are used by millions of people around the world who want a different experience on their Android devices. These AOSP based ROMs bring a lot of features that are otherwise not...

First CyanogenMod Phone Available Now

12/24/2013, The folks at CyanogenMod are credited with creating the most popular custom ROMs for Android devices, but they have moved far behind cooking custom firmware. While they still do that, CyanogenMod has now incorporated the company and has diversified its...

Over 10 Million Android Devices Now Run CyanogenMod

12/22/2013, Its easy to get flabbergasted by the sheer number of Android devices that are out there in the world, and its equally as impressive to see the success that CyanogenMod has achieved. The CM team makes the world’s most popular custom ROMs for a...

Oppo N1 Is First Google CTS-Certified CyanogenMod Phone

12/20/2013, Oppo’s N1 that will arrive with CyanogenMod 10.2 right out of the box has recently passed Google’s compatibility test suite (CTS), which would more or less mean it will officially be able to support Google’s Play Store – and that...

CyanogenMod Case For Nexus 5 Launched

12/19/2013, The folks over at CyanogenMod do a whole lot more than just rolling out custom operating system ROM versions for the masses, as well as working on a new smartphone that they can call their own. No sir, it seems that something apart from them has hit the...