CyanogenMod

CyanogenMod Privacy Guard updated and merged with CM10.2

Google introduced a feature called 'AppOps' along with Android 4.3 and as such, it looks like CyanogenMod has something similar. In terms of Cyanogen, the feature is called Privacy Guard and while this is not yet available for all users, that appears as if that will soon be changing. In short, Cyanogen has updated Privacy Guard and also announced the new features have been merged into the early CM10.2 builds.

CyanogenMod 10.1.3 final builds started, CM Account included

CyanogenMod has just announced that they have kickstarted the build engines for the general release of version 10.1.3 of the popular Android custom ROM. The CyanogenMod 10.1.3 release marks the end of an era as the team moves away from the 10.1 branch towards CyanogenMod 10.2, which is based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, and eventually to Android 4.4 KitKat as well.

OPPO N1 official with rotating 13 megapixel camera

As we had been expecting, the OPPO N1 has been officially announced. There is some time before the handset will be available for purchase, however OPPO has offered a full set of specs -- including details on how the handset will be the first to ship with CyanogenMod preinstalled. First things first though, the specs and the breakdown of the different models and availability.

Cyanogen conversation leak tips OPPO N1 with dual-boot option

Steve Kondik of Cyanogen appeared earlier today in the latest OPPO teaser video. These teasers are all leading up to the September 23rd announcement for the OPPO N1 smartphone. Anyway, given the combination of news from earlier in the week about Cyanogen forming into a company and looking for hardware partner and the earlier video from Kondik -- it was seeming likely that the N1 and CyanogenMod were going to be connected in some way.

OPPO teased as first Cyanogen hardware partner

Earlier in the week we saw the news about how CyanogenMod was becoming Cyanogen Inc. And at that time there was talk of everything from a CyanogenMod installer that was heading to the Play Store to a hardware partner. Well, while speculation has thrown around a few names, it looks like OPPO will be the first.

Focal camera app removed from CyanogenMod

CyanogenMod detailed phase 1 of Nemesis back in late-July and as a result we saw a new camera app called Focal. The app isn't widely available in CyanogenMod ROMs at this point, however it was available for download for those who were willing to sideload the apk file. But with that in mind, it looks like the Focal camera app has been removed and it is looking like it will remain separate from CyanogenMod moving forward.

CyanogenMod installer heading to the Play Store in the “coming weeks”

There has been plenty of information coming from the CyanogenMod team over the past weeks and months. We have seen the stable release of CM10.1 (Android 4.2) and also seen the nightly builds of CM10.2 (Android 4.3) recently come available. Not to mention, many new features being teased. But that being said, while may are interested in CyanogenMod -- the installation process could be a turn off for some.

CyanogenMod 10.1.3 RC2 update now hitting devices

Many are already beginning to look towards Android 4.3, which would be CyanogenMod 10.2, however the work for CM10.1 is not yet done. In fact, the folks at CyanogenMod have recently been making their way through release candidate versions of CM10.1.3. We saw details of CM10.1.3 RC1 towards the end of August and more recently -- there is CM10.1.3 RC2.