If you’re having trouble receiving MMS in Hangouts, it might be your User-Agent: Cyanogenmod

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Reddit user vsTerminus has discovered why CyanogenMod 11 and 12 are incapable of receiving MMS through Hangouts. He or she added that this works fine in the default Messenger app but does not if Hangouts is the default SMS application. vsTerminus used the Shark for Root (Native) app to capture ...

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Bold move: Cyanogen and Blu will launch CyanogenOS phone without Google services

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In a world dominated by Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS, there’s little room for another player to take control. There are those who fear that Google’s services will monopolize the mobile industry, and Cyanogen is one of them. Cyanogen is getting big. Really big. With ...

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Boxer and Cyanogen team up for email client in Cyanogen OS

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Cyanogen and Boxer have announced a partnership in bringing Boxer’s email app to Cyanogen OS. The company’s next update, Cyanogen OS 12, will be the first to feature Boxer’s app as the default. Cyanogen’s motive is to offer alternatives to Google’s stock Android ...

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Micromax Yu Yureka review: A new benchmark for budget smartphones?

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This phone has been making waves since the day its specifications were leaked. Running on the much talked about CyanogenMod OS, Micromax’s budget smartphone comes packed with hardware that can send many mid-rangers running for cover. But is the performance of the Yu Yureka worth its hype, let’s ...

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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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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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CyanogenMod officially supports the Nexus 6 and LG G3 [D855]

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Up until now, the only way you could get CyanogenMod on your Nexus 6 and LG G3 were downloading custom ROMs that were ported over. While these ROMs were very stable and efficient, they aren’t official. As of yesterday, Cyanogen has officially announced support for those two devices. The ...

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Unofficial CyanogenMod 12 ROM for Amazon Kindle Fire [1st edition] is live!

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Today, a Reddit user that goes by the name of /r/TheUnkn0wn0ne posted a link to the XDA forums revealing that an unofficial CyanogenMod 12 ROM is now available for the Amazon Kindle Fire [1st edition]. The build is only compatible with the Kindle Fire when setup as OtterX. The build, which is ...

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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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First unofficial Lollipop build shows up for Oneplus One

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So far several OEMs have surprised many by releasing Android Lollipop for their respective devices at a significantly faster rate than what we have come to expect. In particular Motorola released their build for the Moto X 2014 earlier than Google released the official build for the Nexus ...

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OnePlus sets sights on 1 million sales of One

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As we’ve talked about before, the OnePlus One is a very interesting device. It provides flagship level specs for a mid-range phone price (starting at $299). On top of that, it’s the only smartphone with just Cyanogenmod running on it, providing all sorts of customization that runs ...

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OnePlus OTA update for CM 11S (38R) is out!

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For the lucky OnePlus One owners that managed to grab the limited device, an OTA update has just been released for the device running Cyanogenmod 11S dubbed 38R. The new 38R update is aimed at improving the responsiveness of the touchscreen, introduces a new lockscreen, as well as the ability ...

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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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Find your perfect CM11 system theme

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Ever since CyanogenMod 11 was released, including the new Theme Showcase, many developers have been frantically trying to design, create, and release their versions to the Play Store. After the announcement of Android L, there was a massive influx of new CM11 themes featuring the notification ...

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CyanogenMod 11.0 M8 begins rolling out to select devices

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For avid followers of CyanogenMod you’ll be pleased to hear that version 11.0 M8 that moves to the Android 4.4.4 KitKat codebase has hit download servers today for a select few devices. The devices that will have CyanogeMod 11.0 M8 available to them include: OnePlus One, Oppo Find 7a, ...

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