Tag Archive: CyanogenMod


Remembering CyanogenMod

In many ways, CyanogenMod is why I exist today.

Hyperbolic as that may seem, and perhaps a little too personal for a tech blog, it’s the truth. Seven years ago this Christmas a workplace accident rendered my right hand mostly useless. I couldn’t type, painkillers kept me in bed most of the day, and I had two different doctors telling me surgery was unlikely to restore enough of my hand that I’d be able to do just  [Read More…]

Goodbye CyanogenMod, hello Lineage Android

CyanogenMod is shutting down, but the Lineage Android Project is poised to keep its spirit alive.

CyanogenMod is no more.

In a post on the official CyanogenMod blog, we’re told that the current state of everything Cyanogen means it’s no longer feasible to continue and that the best path forward requires change. Nobody should be surprised after recent events within the Cyanogen Inc. parent company and today’s announcement that it has reached the end of the road  [Read More…]

CyanogenMod might be re-branded as LineageOS

Not so long ago Cyanogen Inc. CEO Lior Tal announced in a sketchy blog post that the company is closing its Seattle office and moving to Palo Alto, California – presumably to be closer to where all the action happens, while leaving co-founder Steve Kondik behind. Kondiak apparently wants to move on with the CyanogenMod

CyanogenMod 14.1 based on Android 7.1 Nougat released for Nexus 6P, 5X and more

Good news for those of you who don’t own a Pixel or Pixel XL, but still want a taste of Android 7.1 Nougat (plus so much more). CyanogenMod team has announced it has started rolling out the official CyanogenMod 14.1 nightly builds which are based on Android 7.1. The nightly builds will be available for

In Case You Missed It – CyanogenMod 13, Release 1 is live!

CyanogenMod has now released the first official “non-nightly” build of CyanogenMod 13. CM 13 will bring Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 to your device and will include the ‘Doze’ mode which puts

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Cortana embeds itself into CyanogenMod 12.1

Microsoft has been opening up its platforms and services to other ecosystems and Cortana is the latest to be partnered with a competitive offering. The company has teamed up with the developers behind CyanogenMod to have the personal assistant bundled with powered hardware, and has been spotted in the CyanogenMod 12.1.

First CyanogenMod 13 nightlies now bringing Marshmallow to select phones

CyanogenMod has announced that the first nightly builds of CyanogenMod 13 (CM13), based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, are now available for download.

Cyanogen brings it’s official apps to CyanogenMod with C-Apps package

If you’re a fan of CyanogenMod, but found yourself a little green with envy over the stock apps included with Cyanogen OS smartphones, there’s no reason to fret. Cyanogen has announced the Cyanogen Apps Package (C-Apps), a way for CyanogenMod users to load official Cyanogen OS apps onto their smartphones.

CyanogenMod adds support for slew of phones from Xiaomi, Huawei, and more

The CyanogenMod team (that’s the open source, community-driven ROM project) has announced some new additions to its supported smartphones, meaning a number of new phones from the likes of Huawei, Xiaomi, and more are seeing active development of compatible CyanogenMod ROMs.

CyanogenMod team hints Gello, a customizable Chromium-based browser

The CynaogenMod team appears to be working on a Chromium-based browser named Gello, built with customization in mind. This information comes to us from team member Joey Rizzoli’s Google+ post via Android Police.

Within Rizzoli’s post is a 14-second trailer demonstrating the current build of Gello. While these features necessarily won’t make it to the final release, the video shows us those such as:

a “save for offline” reading mode a customized interface, which includes tab animations and management Night mode  [Read More…]