CYANOGENMOD Posts on XDA

7 Days Later: Hands-On with the Nextbit Robin Update + Update on Development

Last month, we reviewed the Nextbit Robin, a beautifully designed smartphone that focuses on cloud storage as its forte. At the time, we noted that the device was suffering from below-average battery life as well as slow camera performance, but that overall the device was still a solid buy (in my opinion, a better buy than...

Biggest Bottlenecks When Building Android From Source

Update 4/19 12 pm CT: Clarified build times are ccache build times. Update 4/20 9:17 am CT: Build 3 was most certainly not RAID 1. Corrected that error. In 2012 I started to build kernels -- and relied on my trusty Core 2 Quad Q9550 to build it. If that wasn't worthy of a cringe then the fact...

Which Theme Do You Run on Your Phone, and Why?

Screenshots are welcome! Thanks to the plethora of customization tools on Android, it's fairly easy to find themes that suit your style. Alternative launchers, icon packs, and custom widget creation tools are just some of the ways you can customize your UI. But unless you're a user on a custom ROM with the Cyanogenmod Theme...

OnePlus One – A Redefinition of the Developer-Friendly Device

Back in 2013, when OnePlus announced the One model, many of us knew almost nothing about this company. We simply heard of a no-name from China with promises of making a “flagship killer”, which was alleged to be competitive against powerful devices made by Samsung, LG and Sony. This sounded ridiculous, but when the One model...

What Has Your Experience Been Like with CyanogenMod?

CyanogenMod ROMs are popular amongst enthusiasts for their sheer availability, their feature set and the (relatively) AOSP-feel it gives skinned OEM devices. Yet these are not always optimized or stable, sometimes earning the ROM a bad reputation among those with high custom ROM standards or devices that haven't seen stable ports. What has your personal...

GOLD Nexus 6P?? Windows 10 on Xiaomi Mi 4, Droid Turbo Bootloader Unlocked! – XDA TV

It's Friday, December 4, 2015, and let's talk about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. In a surprising turn of events... there's now "Special Edition" of the Nexus 6P that's exclusively available in Japan... and it's gold. I'm not huge on gold devices, but I know it's popular among iPhone users, so if that's your...

How to Flash CyanogenMod 13 on your LG G4 – XDA TV

The LG G4 is a pretty desirable device. However, at XDA stock is not always good enough. The forums are filled with many different ROMs, kernels and more. Perhaps the most well known custom ROM is CyanogenMod. With the latest Android out, the latest CyanogenMod version is out. CyanogenMod 13 is based on Android 6.0...

Tegra X1 Nvidia Shield Tablet Found? Official CM13 Nightlies Available! – XDA TV

There are reports that a benchmark for a Tegra X1 Nvidia Shield Tablet has been spotted. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week from his top secret cabin. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the Huawei Mate 8 and be...

Nexus 6P Unlock Blows Hardware Fuse?? Sony Xperia Z3 Marshmallow Concept Rolls Out! TWRP for Nexus 5X – XDA TV

It's Friday, October 23, 2015, and let's talk about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. First up, Blackberry let some more info about their upcoming PRIV device slip out on their site. It popped up as a preorder for $749 in the US, and it said it would be shipping on November 16th. It looks like...

Microsoft Unveils Surface Book! 2014 Moto X Not Getting Marshmallow?? CyanogenMod 13 Work Begins! – XDA TV

It's Friday, October 9, 2015, and let's talk about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. First up, just thought I'd mention that my channel, TWILdotTV, is a part of the Big Android Giveaway for this month, along with 5 other awesome Android-related channels. We're giving away 6 prizes, and it's an international giveaway, so I'll...

Remember Cyanogen? I See No Bullet in Google’s Brain

Cyanogen Inc was riding the headlines just a few months back over outspoken CEO Kirt McMaster’s comments regarding Google’s fate. Back then, Cyanogen was on a roll with investors and some curious enthusiasts were rooting for it. Despite the millions raised with their funding, and despite many-a-promises of a bloat-free Android, Cyanogen seemingly turned back...

Android 6.0 Coming October 5th? OxygenOS 2.1.0 for OnePlus 2 OTA, Unlocking Moto X Pure Voids Warranty! – XDA TV

It's Friday, September 25, 2015, and let's talk about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. Before I get started, I just wanted to mention that I've teamed up with TK from XDA and several other YouTubers, and we're doing a giveaway. You can find a link down in the description to the video on my...