CYANOGENMOD 12 Posts on XDA

CyanogenMod 12 Overview – XDA TV

Several months ago, we did a bit of an overview of CyanogenMod 11. However, we've since moved on to bigger and better things with the introduction of Google's latest Lollipop update. With Lollipop comes CyanogenMod 12, and another overview from XDA TV!In today's video, XDA TV Producer droidmodd3rx shows off CyanogenMod 12 on his Nexus 6. The...

CyanogenMod Has Integrated Superuser With Privacy Guard

Custom ROMs can't exist without root access. It's needed to flash a ROM, edit a system file, or even gain some app functionality. Since the very beginning of CyanogenMod, the project has been using an external Superuser application by XDA Retired Recognized Developer ChainsDD, which was recently replaced by Koush's app. CyanogenMod 11 seems to be the last version...

OnePlus One Lollipop Alpha, Google Fixes Lollipop Memory Leak – XDA TV

OnePlus has realeased an Alpha build of CyanogenMod-Free Lollipop for the One! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 refresh with super fast LTE and be sure to check...

Unofficial CyanogenMod 12 for the Xiaomi Mi3

Xiaomi is rapidly becoming one of the most important Android OEMs. Currently, this Chinese company shares the podium with Samsung and Apple. Despite such popularity and numerous devices sold across the globe, Xiaomi refuses to publish the source code for their kernels, standing in clear violation to the GPL licensing.A lack of ability to create...

Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo Receives Functional Lollipop Port

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo is without a doubt a pretty nice device. Released in April 2014, this phone is essentially a re-designed version of the Samsung Galaxy S III with 1.5 GB of RAM and KitKat right out of the box. It's not that popular as its older brother, but this phone is still...

Early Lollipop Ports for Micromax A116 and A117

It feels like it was only yesterday when Google announced the mysterious Android L. After an arduously long wait, source code was release and we've now seen numerous Lollipop builds landing on many older and newer devices. Most of these devices use some type of Qualcomm SoC, which is well documented and has fully available source code...

Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos Receives Early CM12 Port

Samsung Galaxy Grand is a dual-SIM phone with a 5” screen that was announced two years ago. The smartphone is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual core processor, backed by 1 GB of RAM. It also features an 8 MP camera with LED flash at the back and a 2 MP shooter in the front....

Highly Functional Android 5.0 Build Lands on Samsung Galaxy S Plus

Released in 2011, the Samsung Galaxy S Plus is one heck of an old device. Despite this, it remains privy to a very healthy dose of aftermarket development. Although having shipped with Android 2.3, support for this device has been going strong ever since--not from Samsung, but from its users. This can be witnessed with...

Unofficial CM12 for the HTC Sensation

The HTC Sensation was the first device to ship with the "brand new" Sense 3.0 back in 2011. This former flagship smartphone stayed on Ice Cream Sandwich when HTC decided to abandon it and focus on the One line. Now, the Sensation is almost four years old. Despite this, many still use it as their...

Sony Xperia TX Also Gets Unofficial CyanogenMod 12 Build

The Sony Xperia TX is the slightly taller and thinner sibling of the late 2012 flagship device from Sony, the Xperia T, albeit lesser known. And like the Xperia T and the rest of the 2012 lineup, the Xperia TX was unfortunately given the no-go on any future updates after Jelly Bean 4.3. But as...

Locked Sony Xperia SP Gets Lollipop Port

Locked bootloader are generally a development killer on many devices. Without being able to install custom kernels, development for the device becomes very tedious, and there is often no possible workaround for the remaining ROM defects.Sony is one of the few OEMs that allows users to unlock their bootloaders. This unfortunately doesn't mean that all users...

Got a Kindle Fire? Try a Lollipop Build!

Android Lollipop was released just a month ago and almost instantly, a large number of third party developers jumped to action in porting this version of Google's OS onto various devices. Some of them will be officially supported in time, but a larger number will never get an official Lollipop update since their respective OEMs have...