CYANOGENMOD Posts on XDA

Wileyfox to Issue Update to Migrate Away from CyanogenOS

Wileyfox is not a well-known global brand, but for its humble beginnings, it has its own loyal customers in the European Union and U.K. The company is known for its affordable smartphones ship with decent specifications and, most notably, close to stock Android software in the form of Cyanogen OS. But, as we all know by now, Cyanogen...

XDA Forums Dedicated to LineageOS Now Live!

Ever since Cyanogen Inc. announced that they will be discontinuing all Cyanogen OS related services, many users wondered what would happen to CyanogenMod. Unfortunately, the worst scenario played out this past weekend, and CyanogenMod was declared officially dead. We've covered all of this in a separate article on how the death of CyanogenMod might affect development, so we...

The Official Gerrit for Lineage OS is Now Up

With the departure of Steve Kondik from Cyanogen Inc, we knew there would be a big shakeup with the way CyanogenMod was handled. An official blog post announced the servers and funds that were keeping CM up and running would be discontinued on December 31st. Then seemingly out of nowhere, CyanogenMod’s website, wiki, forums, Gerrit, and...

The Death of CyanogenMod and What it Means for Development

Cyanogen Inc. has finally delivered a bullet to the brain - of CyanogenMod. After years of tumultuous turnovers in the company, Cyanogen recently announced that the company would consolidate all of their efforts into a new Cyanogen Modular OS program. As a part of their consolidation, the company announced that many of their employees, including Cyanogen (Steve Kondik) himself,...

Not Forgotten: OnePlus X gets a taste of Nougat thanks to CyanogenMod 14.1 Nightlies

Though largely overshadowed by OnePlus's flagship model, the mid-range OnePlus X refuses to die thanks to the dedication of developers on our forums. Developers were first to publish Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the device, with OnePlus eventually following suit. While some users of the OnePlus X are wary of continued software support, developers have been working hard...

CM14.1 on the OnePlus 3T

OnePlus 3T owners will be excited to know that the first CM14.1 ROM has appeared for this device. In this video, Miles will be taking a look at how this ROM runs and if it's ready to be your new daily driver. It looks like this ROM has no major bugs at this point. Check the official thread...

Layoffs Continue at Cyanogen Inc., Seattle Office to Shut Down by Year-End

Cyanogen Inc. has been in the news lately for the major changes that the company was recently undergoing. Most notably, the former CEO of Cyanogen, Kirt McMaster had to hand over the managerial roles of the company to Lior Tal and assume the role of Executive Chairman. Further, Cyanogen Inc's co-founder Steve Kondik, more famously...

Sultanxda Bypasses New SafetyNet Unlocked Bootloader Check on Latest CM13 Builds for OP3

Google’s SafetyNet has been a huge thorn in the side of anyone who wants to use Android Pay while having full control over their phones. Until recently, it has mostly been about disabling Android Pay on devices with Root, but a couple days ago, Google took it one step further -- they are triggering SafetyNet even...

Interview with Carl Pei from OnePlus pt2: OxygenOS, Software Updates, User Feedback, UX Criticism & More!

OnePlus entered the Android market by providing good-value devices that enthusiasts end up enjoying and tinkering with — so much so that their latest smartphone’s sub-forum at XDA has become one of the most active ones in an impressively short time. XDA Editor-in-Chief Mario Serrafero had a lengthy talk with Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus, about...

Top 5 Paid CM Themes

GRVY This is a very bold design with aggressive fonts and colors that stand out. All the main apps from your dialer to your WhatsApp have been completely redesigned. New notification sounds and ringtones compliment this theme to give it a more completed feeling. If you're getting tired of all the same slim and elegant themes, this...

Cyanogen Inc. Lays Off 30 of its Staff; May Turn from OS Towards Apps

Remember Cyanogen Inc.? Yeah, the same company whose top executives were reported as expressing their intention to "put a bullet through Google's head". The Cyanogen Inc. (not to be confused with their open-source sister branch, Cyanogenmod) that partnered with Microsoft to replace the Google Apps on its OS with Microsoft alternatives. Well, it seems that their plans...

OnePlus 3 Gets Unofficial CyanogenMod 13 & Recovery, Before Getting to Your Doorstep

OnePlus has called users and developers to tinker with the OnePlus 3, and if you aren't convinced that the device is off to a good start, this latest bit of news will do the trick: The OnePlus 3 already has unofficial CyanogenMod as well as a recovery, courtesy of recognized developer Grarak. To get it on...