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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.

CyanogenMod To Include Text Encryption Feature

12/09/2013, It was recently revealed that not only has the NSA been monitoring cellphones, but it seems that the gaming community has not been spared as well, as reports have claimed the NSA has conducted surveillance on Xbox Live, World of Warcraft, and Second Life...

CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 Nightly Builds Being Rolled Out

12/08/2013, The CyanogenMod team develops one of the world’s most widely used Android custom ROMs, and the team has now started to roll out CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat nightly builds for a wide variety of devices. While the nightly builds will let you...

CyanogenMod 10.2 Android 4.3 Stable Builds Released

12/03/2013, Recent custom Android ROM related news has generally been focused on Android 4.4 KitKat. Even though quite a lot of outdated devices don’t officially support the latest Android version, through custom ROMs they too can get a taste of KitKat....

CyanogenMod Installer Pulled From Google Play

11/27/2013, We know that when it comes to installing custom ROMs on your Android device is not easy, especially if you’re new to all of this, which is why the CyanogenMod Installer was such a great idea, especially when it was launched on the Google Play store for...

CyanogenMod Installer Makes Its Way Onto Google Play

11/12/2013, In the past, flashing a custom ROM onto your Android device such as CyanogenMod was not a feat for the less tech savvy. It used to be that users would have to know how to root their device, and then learn all the complicated steps needed to back-up their...

Sony Xperia Z Ultra CyanogenMod 10.2 Nightly Builds Rolling Out

10/29/2013, After months of endless rumors, the Sony Xperia Z Ultra was announced back in June. Its certainly one of the biggest smartphones that Sony has made, with respect to its sheer size, as it touts a 6.4 inch full HD display. If you don’t like running...

Future CyanogenMod ROMs Will Include Screen Recording Feature

10/21/2013, While Android OEMs try to introduce new features and whatnot with their own modified versions of Android, for the most part they end up pretty laggy and are usually features that most users would be happy to do away with, hence the demand for custom ROMs...

CyanogenMod To Get Community And Pro Editions

10/20/2013, For the novice Android user, the idea of rooting your phone and flashing ROMs can be a scary thing, especially since there are horror stories of how brand new devices end up being plastic bricks because of a wrong move. The good news is that popular...

CyanogenMod 10.2 Verizon HTC One Nightly Builds Available Now

09/27/2013, Despite the fact that Verizon is the only major carrier in the U.S. which is offering HTC One with Android 4.2 update pre-installed, that fact won’t mean much to customers who’re keen on running a custom ROM on their device. The reason why...

Oppo N1 Might Be First CyanogenMod Smartphone

09/22/2013, The Oppo N1 has been teased for some time now by the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, where we are looking forward in anticipation for the unveiling of this device to happen this coming September 23rd. So far, there has not been anything out of the...

CyanogenMod To Bring AirPlay Mirroring On Android

09/21/2013, The Apple TV set-top box offers a feature called AirPlay which allows users to stream content from a compatible device onto their television. There are a number of third party apps available in the Google Play Store which bring this feature to Android...

Oppo N1 Might Be The First CyanogenMod Powered Smartphone

09/20/2013, CyanogenMod custom ROMs for the Android OS are without a doubt one of the widely used ROMs. Cyanogen is actually now a company, it announced yesterday that it has raised $7 million in funding, which it is going to put towards making CyanogenMod the third...

HTC Could Be Official Hardware Partner Of CyanogenMod

09/20/2013, At the Cyanogen Inc. formation announcement, there was a particularly interesting bit of information that was pointed out by those who went through the entire announcement with a keen eye for detail. It seems that Cyanogen Inc. are currently in cahoots,...