Cyanogen announces partnership with Qualcomm, new look

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Palo Alto, CA. — March 1, 2014 — At Mobile World Congress today, Cyanogen Inc. and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced details of a collaboration that will provide support for the best features and UI enhancements of the Cyanogen Operating System on ...

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Microsoft to reportedly invest in popular startup Cyanogen Inc.

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft is to invest about $70 million dollars into Cyanogen Inc. Many of you I am sure are familiar with the popular ROM CyanogenMod project that was started by software developer Steve Kondik back in 2009 that went on to become a huge success. ...

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The best alternative photo gallery apps

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Your phone comes equipped with a gallery app to view your pictures, but that doesn’t mean you have to stick with it. The Play Store is filled with either visually better alternatives or ones with more features. Let’s check out some of our favorites. QuickPic Used by many, and with ...

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Cyanogen to attempt a Google free Android

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The Information, an online subscription based news site, recently had an event in San Francisco on the “Next Phase of Android.” According to Android Authority, Cyanogen had a lot to say when it came to their future as well as the industry’s. With an opening statement that hid ...

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Cyanogen, Inc. Attempts to Clarify its Place in India

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Last month, Carl from OnePlus released a statement lamenting the fact that Cyanogen, Inc. granted exclusivity rights to another manufacturer for sales inside India.  Cyanogen is committed to releasing its OS for Micromax on their Yu branded handsets.  This came shortly before the December 2nd ...

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Cyanogen launches Themes Studio design challenge

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Yesterday, Cyanogen announced a Themes Design Challenge, for all of those out there who want to create a special theme for the release of Themes Studio.

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Google reportedly tried to purchase Cyanogen Inc.

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In what must be the most interesting headline this year, Google has apparently been turned down after expressing an interest to purchase Cyanogen Inc. – the maker of the largest custom Android ROM in the world. According to a report by The Information, Google’s Sundar Pichai ...

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MIUI joins list of ROMS ported to OnePlus One

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With the new OnePlus One running CyanogenMod out of the box, you can be sure the startup is open to its “flagship killer” supporting other custom ROMs as well. There are already ports of Paranoid Android, OmniROM and MoKee and now a video has been released of the device running MIUI ...

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(UPDATE: Fake) OnePlus tablet hits rumor mill, probably won’t be available anytime soon

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You may still be trying to get your hands on a OnePlus One, but that doesn’t mean the startup isn’t starting to think ahead to its next product. A recent leak from @evleaks suggests that OnePlus is working on a device called the OnePlus Tab. The leak comes in the form of a ...

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Cyanogen Theme Showcase launches on the Google Play Store

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If you like to theme your device then the new Cyanogen Theme Showcase app may be of interest to you as it’s now launched in the Google Play Store. The app acts as a portal to access Cyanogemod themes on Google Play to the theme switcher included in the CM ROM. Developers are being ...

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OnePlus outlines rollout plans, pre-orders by Q3

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Over at its forum this morning, OnePlus outlined its plans for the next couple months of the rollout if its “flagship killer,” the One smartphone, which includes pre-orders possibly coming in Q3. The startup said there’s a lot of confusion around the goals of its invite ...

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Official CyanogenMod Nightlies come to Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4

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If you have grabbed yourself a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 but wanted to enjoy the device with a stock Android experience then you’ll be pleased to learn that the Tab has gotten CyanogenMod Nightly build support. The device has been branded as ‘mondrianwifi‘ on the CyanogenMod ...

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Cyanogen Inc. reveals a new logo to reinforce their intention of the project

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The group formed to oversee the development of the popular CyanogenMod have today revealed a new set of branding logos which is meant to invoke the idea of tools and building. Cyanogen Inc. explained the meaning behind the logos, stating that the branding will hopefully encourage the project to ...

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OnePlus gives development cycle update, now testing first prototype of upcoming CyanogenMod phone

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Today OnePlus, the company behind the upcoming CyanogenMod phone, revealed more about the development cycle of its OnePlus One. For those not in the loop, last month CyanogenMod revealed its new hardware partner, OnePlus, the new company of Ex-Oppo exec Pete Lau. Oppo shipped the first device ...

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OnePlus revealed as Cyanogen’s new partner, OnePlus One coming “first half of 2014″

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The first smartphone to officially ship with CyanogenMod may have only come out at the end of the 2013, but Cyanogen Inc. has bigger plans and will be shipping its first smartphone in the first half of this year. Early this morning, and coming after months of speculation, Cyanogen’s new ...

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