We all know that the stock camera app is a bit lackluster. So does the CyanogenMod team. In true developer spirit, they’ve decided to take matters into their own hands and create their own camera app, Focal. Focal follows the same stock Android design language that we all know and love but adds features and ... Read More »
In this fas- paced world, capturing photos as quickly as possible is essential. If you spend that extra second or two clicking home and trying to find the camera app, or whatever the situation is, you could miss the perfect photo opportunity. Manufacturers have been striving to make fast shortcuts to get to the camera, ... Read More »
Ladies and gentlemen, the time is finally upon us. Just a week before Google announces the next version of Android, presumed to be Jelly Bean 4.3, CyanogenMod 10.1 has finally reached the release candidate phase of its release cycle.
Announced today on the CyanogenMod blog, some 40 different devices are getting the RC treatment, including ... Read More »
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It’s a sad day for hackers and modders. In a post on his Google Plus page, Steve Kondik, AKA Cyanogen himself, has stated, “It’s confirmed. The AT&T S4 authenticates the recovery and boot images before executing them.” In other words, the AT&T variant of the Galaxy S 4 will feature a locked bootloader, preventing owners ... Read More »
When it comes to alternative software for your Android device, CyanogenMod is still the cream of the crop. Over the weekend, the first semi-stable builds of CyanogenMod 10.1 were made available for select devices, giving us an idea of just how far CyanogenMod 10.1 is into development.
With the release of CyanogenMod 10.1 Milestone 1, ... Read More »
Mobile phone-based payment solutions are the hot topic of the industry right now. Google is looking to enhance Wallet, Microsoft is introducing Wallet Hub, Apple is playing around with Passbook; PayPal, Square and ISIS are all throwing their hats into the ring. And then there’s CyanogenMod, who just added support for a custom ... Read More »
When it comes to the wide world of custom third-party Android firmwares, three names have been established as the crème de la crème: CyanogenMod, AOKP and MIUI. All three ROMs have managed to stay caught up with the Android Open Source Project–in most cases beating manufacturers to the punch with better, faster updates. CyanogenMod began ... Read More »
Announced today on the official CM blog, Android 4.0 based CyanogenMod 9 stable builds will be released for a handful of devices tonight.
For months now, developers from all over the world have been joining forces, working together towards a mass release of CyanogenMod 9. Some two and a half months after the ... Read More »
Source code for Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) has been released. We’re sure many of you will be downloading the new Android 4.1.1_r1 files simply to poke around, but CyanogenMod and countless other Android development groups around the globe will be spending countless hours pouring over every last line of code to see what ... Read More »
Google has yet to release the source code for Android 4.1, but that’s not stopping the CyanogenMod team from predicting a quick turnaround for CM10. According to a Google+ post which went up earlier this afternoon, the changes and new features introduced with Jelly Bean should be incorporated pretty quickly in the CM10 ... Read More »