• Meizu’s Flyme OS makes it to the Google Nexus 5

    Xioami is not the only Chinese manufacturer pushing a heavily re-designed custom Android OS (called MIUI) for its devices, Meizu isn’t far behind with the Flyme OS. This Android 4.4 variant was designed by Meizu mainly for

    September 22, 2014 • Views: 1098

  • CyanogenMod 11 Xperia Z unified builds, Moto X cleanup

    CyanogenMod is doing some housekeeping on the number of builds it has in its care. Following its trend of providing a single build for similar devices, it is rolling up all Xperia Z devices into one unified build. On the other

    September 12, 2014 • Views: 369

  • Droid X gets a new lease on life via CM11

    We’re not hating on the Droid X – we think nobody who knows his Android history would ever be able to do that to the phone which at its peak was the “for real” iPhone killer. But just four years after its release, it is

    August 19, 2014 • Views: 726

  • New CM11S 30O update for OnePlus One rolls out

    Owners of the highly-acclaimed OnePlus One smartphone can expect a new version of their CyanogenMod 11 Android OS to roll out starting today, as OnePlus has announced that the new update has rolled out via OTA. This latest update

    August 12, 2014 • Views: 366

  • CyanogenMod 11 M9 welcomes new devices

    Right on schedule, CyanogenMod is announcing the latest snapshot release of CM 11, now at version M9. While this new version definitely has improvements across the board, one of its bigger highlights is the first non-nightly

    August 4, 2014 • Views: 418

  • OnePlus rumored to ditch CM, OneWatch plans leaked

    It is only normal for OEMs to try to differentiate themselves in a very crowded mobile device market, but sometimes not all their "exclusive features" are well received (hello Samsung). OnePlus, a young Chinese startup when

    August 1, 2014 • Views: 403

  • OnePlus One gets its own Stock Android ROM

    OnePlus promised to be different and, to some extent, they are. That desire to be unique and to never settle shows up once again today as OnePlus revealed a gift for lovers of a 100 percent, pure, vanilla Android experience: A

    July 24, 2014 • Views: 402

  • CM Home now in CM nightlies, not a Google Now killer

    CyanogenMod has teased before that it was working on CM Home, which implements a sliding panel behavior ala Google Experience/Now Launcher. That CM Home is now starting to make its way to CyanogenMod 11 nightlies, but its early

    July 18, 2014 • Views: 693

  • Upcoming Xperia Z2 tablet now getting CyanogenMod 11 builds

    This must be a boon to all CyanogenMod fans out there, that even Sony’s upcoming Xperia Z2 tablet – launching on July 17 exclusive with Verizon – now have CM 11 experimental builds that will be available for all 5 variants

    July 13, 2014 • Views: 375

  • Customizable Quick Settings considered for Android L

    If you’re a true blue fan, this piece of news might just get you thanking whatever Android gods you subscribe to (Cyanogen?), as Google has indicated that it is actually considering a customizable “Quick Settings” feature

    July 12, 2014 • Views: 853