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Report: Cyanogen Inc could shift from operating system to apps

It’s been nearly three years since a group of CyanogenMod developers announced they were forming a company to take what they’d learned about developing custom ROMs for Android and create a commercial Android-based operating system that phone makers could license. Now it looks like Cyanogen Inc may be making some major changes. Android Police reports […]

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Gello web browser is coming to CyanogenMod 13

It’s been almost a year since the developers of CyanogenMod announced that they were working on a new web browser for their custom version of Google Android. Now it’s finally ready to go. Developer Joey Rizzoli says the Gello web browser will be available on a select range of devices running CyanogenMod soon. The browser […]

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CyanogenMod 13 released, brings Android 6.0 to dozens of phones, tablets

The next version of Google Android may be coming soon, but the vast majority of Android phones and tablets on the market are still running Android 5.x or earlier versions of the operating system, even though Android 6.0 has been available for almost a year. Tired of waiting for your phone maker to release Android 6.0 […]

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CyanogenMod 13 nightlies bring Android 6.0 to some phones, tablets

Android 6.0 Marshmallow gives users more control over permissions used by apps, the ability to treat microSD cards like internal storage, support for Google Now on Tap, and much more. But only a handful of smartphones and tablets currently ship with Android 6.0 and if you don’t have a Nexus device you might have to wait […]

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How to install Android 5.1 on a NOOK HD or NOOK HD+

The Barnes & Noble NOOK HD and HD+ were released in 2012, and the tablets offered high-resolution displays, dual-core processors, and microSD card slots, among other features. But they weren’t hugely successful for B&N, and the NOOK HD and HD+ were the last tablets the book store chain ever produced on its own. These days […]

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CopperheadOS wants to bring better security to Android

Recent versions of Google Android may have built-in support for encryption, lock screen passwords, and fingerprint authentication. But it’s always possible for an operating system to be more secure… and since Android is open source, we’ve seen several attempts to tighten security. Samsung’s KNOX software is one effort, while Silent Circle has created an entire fork […]