December 25th, 2016 11:01 AM 8 COMMENTS

Cyanogen is Closing Down on December 31: What Will Be the Future of Cyanogen OS-Powered Devices?

In any industry, a startup has two kinds of endings - it either turns into a thriving company, or it succumbs to failure. In one of the most recent events in the world of tech, Cyanogen witnessed an unfortunate but not so surprising shut down. The OS made its way to many OEMs including Micromax-backed YU and Lenovo-backed ZUK. Even though the rumour mill had been hinting on the approaching... Read More

September 5th, 2016 1:32 PM 14 COMMENTS

Cyanogen rolls out ‘deeply integrated’ Cortana India update to OnePlus One users

Cyanogen has started sending out a new update for OnePlus One in India. This update brings new features such as Microsoft's Cortana - a voice-based virtual assistant. The update is for OnePlus One handsets running Cyanogen OS 13.1 in India. The company states that the 'Cortana India update' will initiate installation whenever the device is connected to a Wi-Fi. On its blog post, Cyanogen said,"We're happy to announce that we're... Read More

September 16th, 2015 5:13 PM 0 COMMENTS

Cyanogen’s next version will come “deeply integrated” with Cortana

Cyanogen and Microsoft are working closely towards integrating Cortana into the Cyanogen OS. Cyanogen’s CEO Kirt McMaster revealed in an interview that both the companies have come together to make Cyanogen OS rich in virtual voice assistance. McMaster also said that Microsoft is planning to integrate Cortana deeply into the future version Cyanogen OS, which will be based on Android. Although Cortana is available in the form of an app... Read More

August 22nd, 2015 1:36 AM 9 COMMENTS

Cyanogen teases users with another clue for the release date of CM OS 12.1

If you recall we had reported towards the end of July that Cyanogen had released a clue for the launch date of Cyanogen OS 12.1 for devices which have shipped with Cyanogen OS out of the box, like Oneplus One, Yureka, Yuphoria. Ever since that clue cyanogen did not disclose any further details on the release time frame of the minor OS upgrade. Now it has released another clue to... Read More

July 30th, 2015 1:25 PM 10 COMMENTS

Cyanogen confirms release of cyanogen OS 12.1 in August and poses a riddle

Cyanogenmod is perhaps the most famous custom ROM that tech savvy people and geeks have loved for its customisability over the years and is the most flashed custom ROM after unlocking the bootloader and flashing custom recovery. Cyanogen had last year taken a step in a new direction when it partnered with Oneplus to come up with its own operating system called cyanogen OS which came as the default operating... Read More

June 18th, 2015 6:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

OnePlus One CM12S Update Out Now, claims to resolve touchscreen issue

The OnePlus One has been facing touchscreen issues from quite a while and the company itself acknowledged on one occasion. Today, OnePlus in collaboration with Cyanogen released an update - Cyanogen OS 12 build version YNG1TAS2I3 — the update claims to resolve all the issues. Interestingly, OnePlus had promised an update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, but unfortunately, the Cyanogen OS 12 is based on the Android 5.0 Lollipop, not the... Read More

April 29th, 2015 1:34 PM 4 COMMENTS

OnePlus and Cyanogen Inc decide to part ways from each other

The love-hate relationship of Cyanogen Inc and OnePlus has been among the news from quite a while for all the wrong reasons. It all commenced when YU entered into an exclusive partnership with Cyanogen to use its ROMs for its upcoming devices. This resulted in the Indian version of the OnePlus One getting affected as Cyanogen stated that it won't provide OTA updates for it in future. As a consequence, OnePlus... Read More

April 16th, 2015 7:03 PM 8 COMMENTS

Cyanogen OS to bundle Microsoft apps from later this year

Cyanogen has just announced that it will be joining hands with Microsoft to bundle the tech giant's services into its operating system. As per the announcement, the first Cyanogen OS bundled with Microsoft's services will arrive later this year. The operating system (which is still based on open source Android) from Cyanogen will come with Bing services, Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, and Microsoft Office as a part of this partnership. Cyanogen... Read More

April 6th, 2015 5:41 PM 13 COMMENTS

Android 5.0 Lollipop-based CM12S for OnePlus One and Yu Yureka might roll out this week

Cyanogen, which partnered with OnePlus and YU, two new smartphone brands, have ensured quite a wide visibility for the brand. The company's upcoming Android 5.0 Lollipop-based CM12S operating system update has been awaited for quite a while, and from what we are learning now, is all set to get rolling this week itself. Steve Kondik, the founder of Cyanogen, has just stated that the update might roll out in the next four days. The... Read More

March 12th, 2015 8:48 PM 0 COMMENTS

Android 5.0 Lollipop based Cyanogen OS 12 will ship with Boxer as its default email app

The Android 5.0 Lollipop-based release of Cyanogen OS, the Cyanogen OS 12 will usher in a host of changes along with featuring a brand new default email app, Boxer. Cyanogen has always been vocal about its intention to “take away Android from Google” and one of the biggest challenges faced by the venture-funded start up is to provide persuasive alternatives to many of Google’s popular services such as Maps, Gmail... Read More

February 4th, 2015 4:38 PM 12 COMMENTS

Cyanogen working hard on 64-bit Lollipop build for Yureka

Yu Yureka debuted in the Indian market last month and it followed an impressive sales graph since then. Around a month ago, at the launch, Rahul Sharma, co-founder of Yu, also announced that the Yureka will be the first handset to get the Lollipop-version of the Cyanogen. He also promised at the event that the Yu will receive Over-The-Air (OTA) updates every month. Now, a latest tweet by the Cyanogen... Read More

January 28th, 2015 6:11 PM 6 COMMENTS

Cyanogen wants to break away from Google, plans to launch its own app store

Cyanogen is looking to make Android its own, and if you're wondering about their solution, they are planning to fork Android. They want to make Android truly open source, by breaking it away from Google, in order to allow developers to provide a deeper level of integration as much as possible. Kirt McMaster, CEO at Cyanogen, later explained it to Android Authority, "We're making a version of Android that is... Read More

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