Apr 14th - Nine days after OnePlus released OxygenOS to give its phones their first official taste of Lollipop, Cyanogen Inc. has released its more feature-heavy Lollipop flavor for the device. Cyanogen OS 12 is now officially available.
Apr 4th - After all the hype, after the frustrating delays, even a couple of days after Verizon’s Galaxy Note 4 started to receive its official Lollipop OTA, OnePlus has finally released its first official Lollipop update for its 2014 flagship One. The widely-anticipated OxygenOS, built with the efforts of several Paranoid Android developers, was announced mere hours ago by …
Jan 5th - The most popular custom ROM has officially taken the wraps off of its Lollipop phase, according to the team’s blog. Official CyanogenMod 12 nightlies have now been “activated”, though you’ll likely notice a few of their iconic features have not been fully developed yet.
Nov 26th - Motorola announced a blockbuster Cyber Monday deal early Wednesday morning (about 14 minutes into Wednesday on the East Coast in fact): $140 off an unlocked 2014 Moto X. If plunking down a starting price of $359 for an unlocked “Pure Edition” Moto X is too rich for your blood and you don’t mind jumping on the Verizon bandwagon for two years you can get your X for a mere penny.
Nov 24th - Cyanogen Inc. wants themers to take notice of a new way to design themes for Cyanogen OS (formerly known as CM 11S on the OnePlus One), and they’re willing to give away a few phones to do so.
Nov 24th - We’re tracking the progress of some of the most popular non-OEM-skin ROMs as they make the transition to Google’s latest and greatest codebase. OmniROM is one of the first to officially announce its Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout plans in detail.
Nov 20th - If you’re an app developer who’s switched (or is considering switching) to Android Studio, you’ll no doubt be glad to learn that the popular IDE is nearing its first whole-integer release.
Nov 20th - For those that already have a Nexus 6, you may have noticed the device falling short of expectations given the beastly spec sheet. It turns out Google’s implementation of device encryption carries a significant performance penalty.
Nov 20th - It’s been a busy Wednesday for the Nexus 6 between T-Mobile finally having it available a week later than planned, Dees Troy releasing TWRP Recovery for it, and now legendary root guru Chainfire releasing SuperSU auto-root for it. Oh, and our own Derek Ross got to spend some quality time with it. If you’re not …
Nov 19th - Coincidentally (not really), on the day T-Mobile finally made the Nexus 6 available, Dees Troy of Team Win has released an initial Nexus 6 build of TWRP Recovery for your flashing pleasure.
Nov 19th - If you’re itching to get your lick of the Lollipop but have the LG G2 rather than one of LG’s Nexus phones, you can now get your Android 5.0 fix via an unofficial “experimental” build of CyanogenMod 12 for most variants.
Nov 12th - You may have heard of Google’s Project Ara, which has the potential to change the way you purchase your next phone by letting you swap out modules to mix and match specs to your liking. Recently, another company called Vsenn threw its hat into the modular smartphone ring, and Wednesday they announced that you will be able to flash Paranoid Android on your new Vsenn device without losing your warranty.