08/01/2013, Soon after Google announced Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the folks at CyanogenMod made their own little announcement. They have begun work on CM 10.2 ROMs. David Van Tonder took to Google+ to reveal a feature that would be included in CM 10.2 ROMs. Called “Global Blacklist,” it will allow users to block text messages and calls, even both if they want to. The feature will be configurable through Messaging, Phone and Settings. […]
07/28/2013, Smartphone photography is serious business these days, every year the latest devices come bearing beefier camera sensors. To provide a great photography experience, these sensors need to be backed up by powerful camera apps. CyanogenMod Project, which is behind some of the most used custom Android ROMs, has now created a new camera app called Focal. It raises the bar for all stock and vendor modified apps. Focal is actually […]
07/23/2013, Its no secret that Google Voice users often complain that the app isn’t as good as it should be. The service has a huge userbase, some even use it as their primarily phone number on a daily basis. By default, it doesn’t allow sending of SMS messages through third party apps. There is a solution for users with rooted devices, one that Koush Dutta of CyanogenMod showed off earlier this […]
07/12/2013, CyanogenMod 10.1.2 makes short work of Android ‘Master Key’ vulnerability.
07/07/2013, CyanogenMod 10.1 builds now support integration of Google Voice SMS with the stock as well as third party messaging apps for rooted Android smartphones.
06/27/2013, CyanogenMod 10.1 arrives for the HTC One XL.
06/26/2013, Future CyanogenMod ROMs may come with secure device to device push messaging built in to the system. The plugin is currently under development and is not yet ready for active testing.
06/25/2013, Future CyanogenMod nightly builds will come with Privacy Guard feature. Previously known as Incognito Mode for apps, it would prevent apps from having unadulterated access to a device's data.
06/12/2013, CyanogenMod ROMs will soon have a feature called Run in Incognito Mode. It will allow users to shield their private data such as contacts, messages and call logs from app that require access to them.
05/19/2013, The CyanogenMod 10.1 release candidate and test build for Sony Xperia Tablet Z has rolled out today.
05/05/2013, Cyanogenmod is one of the most widely used custom ROMs for Android devices. Android users install custom ROMs because some want to get rid of software modifications that the manufacturer makes, for example Samsung slaps on the TouchWiz UI and HTC adds Sense. Back in March a statement by Team Hacksung was taken for Cyanogenmod’s official stance, the statement said that Galaxy S4 won’t be supporting Cyanogenmod. The very next […]
04/24/2013, When Barnes & Noble first announced the NOOK Color, that was all the way back in October of 2010, which frankly, is a pretty long way back to the past via the time machine – at least in terms of technology, 3 years is a pretty long time ago. The NOOK Color held the distinction of being the first popular 7” Android-powered tablet that was specially priced to move without […]
04/16/2013, You can more or less observe that different hardware manufacturers have varying levels of “friendliness” when it comes to implementing third party code, and Sony is one such company who seem to be friendlier than normal, as Sony has also backed AOSP (Android Open Source Projects in full) efforts even when they were the ones who had to shoulder majority of the responsibilities. Hence, it does not come across as […]
03/25/2013, A couple of years ago, CyanogenMod founder, Steve Kondik, was hired by Samsung to help them with their Android smartphones. However in a recent post on Kondik’s Google+ page, it was revealed that he has left Samsung, and in the process he has decided to share some of his experience. He did not state the reason why he left, but according to his response to the question posed by Android […]