Cyanogen Finds a New Friend in UK Smartphone Startup Wileyfox

There's a new mobile phone seller in town, offering UK upgraders two models running the popular/hardcore/tinkerer Cyanogen OS system and some very respectable hardware for less than £200. Read More >>

Why Don’t All Phones Have This Clever PIN Code Scrambler?

An upcoming build of the CyanogenMod operating system includes a simple but brilliant security feature called "Scramble PIN Layout." It's exactly what it sounds like: a way to scramble the keypad when you unlock your phone so that people can't peek at your keystrokes and learn your PIN. Read More >>

Nextbit Wants to Enable Magic App-Sharing for Android

App continuity is all the rage at the moment, thanks to Apple's recently introduced feature to share apps and data between iOS and OS X devices. Nextbit, a software team of ex-Googlers, is trying to bring the same electronic wizardry to Android. Read More >>

OnePlus One Review: An Unbelievably Fantastic Smartphone

Maybe you've heard of the OnePlus One. It's the self-styled "flagship killer" aiming to swoop in from China and beat the Nexus 5 at its own affordability game. That's a tall order, but the OnePlus One fills it. It's so dirt cheap, and so incredible, that it's damn near unbelievable. Read More >>

Could This £229 Quad-Core Beast Bring CyanogenMod to the Masses?

Being "the best custom version of Android" is kind of like being a Winter Olympics medal-winner: an amazing achievement, for sure, but it doesn't change the fact that no-one's actually heard of you. That could all be about to change, however, as CyanogenMod has teamed up to put their custom version of Google's OS on a super-cheap but awesomely specced-out new phone. Read More >>

Google Just OKed a Phone That Runs Modded Android Out of the Box

You like to mess with your phone? Unlock that boot-loader and flash some ROMs? Soon there'll be another option for would be tinkers who want to run mods. Google just approved the first ever Android phone to run the ever popular Cyanogenmod right out of the box. Read More >>

CyanogenMod Launches “One Click” Android Custom ROM Installer

The popular CyanogenMod range of custom Android versions has taken a big step toward mass public use, thanks to the developer releasing a "one click" installer app on Google's own app shop to help everyone switch to the massively modded custom OS. Read More >>

Oppo Aims for the Hardcore Android Enthusiast Pound With CyanogenMod OS N1

That bonkers phone there is the Oppo N1, a new Android model that's exciting for two big reasons. First, there's that odd looking rotating camera it's put on the top of it, plus Android nerds will be beside themselves with joy thanks to the phone's official support for the hacker's OS version of choice, CyanogenMod. Read More >>

Stream Everything To Your Chromecast With This Clever Workaround

People are greedy. We just are. What we want is all the content. All the content streaming to our Chromecasts. And as the dog days of summer have slowly ticked by Vimeo, Redbox Instant and Hulu have been the main streaming services to promise apps for our precious little dongles. Which is great, but we want more. We want all the streaming services. All the video and audio the internet can offer. More, more, MORE. Read More >>

This is Quite Possibly the Best Android Feature I’ve Seen in a Long Time

Have you ever wished you could snap a picture direct from your notification-shade settings screen? With a mini viewfinder and all? Well, that's precisely what CyanogenMod is getting, right under brand a new camera tile in the Quick Settings panel. Simply genius. Read More >>

Time to Update: CyanogenMod 10.1 Is Now Golden

For those in the custom ROM scene, this is fairly big news. Having hit release candidate a couple of weeks back, Jelly Bean-packing CyanogenMod -- one of our favourite of all Android ROMS -- has finally hit a full, non-beta release. CyanogenMod 10.1 based on Android 4.2.2 is now stable, so time to get flashing. [CyanogenMod] Read More >>

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CyanogenMod 10.1 Is Very Nearly Almost Fully-Baked

If you haven't tried CyanogenMod yet, now might be the time. Arguably the best custom ROM for oodles of Android devices has finally hit "release candidate", based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. That means we're just one step away from a final, "stable" build. Jump on over to CyanogenMod to grab a free upgrade for your phone. And if you need a hand installing it, check out our Tweakmodo series. [CyanogenMod] Read More >>

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Looks Like the Samsung Galaxy S4 Will Get CyanogenMod After All

Despite a locked bootloader and rumours to the contrary, it seems Samsung's latest Galaxy S4 flagship will get a touch of the Mod after all, probably because Steve "Cyanogen" Kondik has one himself. Great news for people who want to eradicate TouchWiz from their immense new quad-core-only smartphone. [CyanogenMod via Android Community] Read More >>

The Simple Guide to Root the Kindle Fire HD and Flash a Custom ROM

The hardware on the Kindle Fire HD is pretty sweet. Nice screen, sexy speakers, and a durable-if-forgettable build. The gigantic BUT, however, comes in the form of Amazon's custom skin that they slather all over the Kindle Fire series. Thankfully, you don't have to settle for Amazon's software -- by rooting and flashing a custom ROM, there is Another Way. Read More >>