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CyanogenMod details PushSMS – Secure messaging for Android

With all the privacy concerns in the news as of late, many users have been seeking out ways to protect themselves. One group in general is the extremely popular CyanogenMod who recently launched "Privacy Guard" which blocks your info from all apps, and now it appears they'll be putting their efforts into a secure and encrypted messaging service for Android smartphones and tablets.

CyanogenMod 10.1 Release Candidate phase draws to a close

Some good news has arrived for those who have been waiting for stable release of CyanogenMod 10.1.0. The Cyanogen team has announced the end of the Release Candidate phase which means things will be shifting towards the stable releases. The updated general release CyanogenMod 10.1.0 builds should be arriving very shortly, but that does bring the question as to which devices will be supported.

CyanogenMod update could bring a Quick Settings Camera app

The folks at CyanogenMod are currently reviewing a new feature. This one brings the camera to the Quick Settings menu shade. Basically, using this feature you will be able to pull down the shade and snap a picture. This feature has been developed by Nebojsa Cvetkovic and from the way it looks, users will be able to capture an image with just two quick taps.

CyanogenMod incognito mode currently in development

CyanogenMod may soon be getting a new privacy feature. Said feature is called "Run in Incognito Mode" and it is being described as a "simple privacy feature designed to help you keep your personal data under control." The feature is being worked on by Steve Kondik and as we always see with CyanogenMod updates -- there hasn't been any sort of release timeframe given.

CyanogenMod may offer a “heavily privacy-focused” version

Nothing has been officially announced just yet, however it looks like the CyanogenMod team is considering another fork of the ROM. The details are coming by way of Steve Kondik who recently hit up Google+ with talk of security. The talk began with mention of the CYAN-28 issue, which dealt with the "revoke app permissions" feature that was found in earlier builds of Cyanogen. This particular feature was included back in the CM7 days and judging from the "Won't Fix" closing this issue recently received, it looks like it will not be coming back anytime soon.