“A company pulling their support out of an open source project does not mean it has to die.”
So begins a new thread of history for the Lineage OS Android Distribution, the all-new forking of CyanogenMod we’ve all expected. The change —announced on the community’s blog — was warranted after Cyanogen Inc., the commercial effort attempting to spread the software, decided to shift focus and co-founder Steve Kondik pulled out of the venture to work on Lineage.
At the same time, Cyanogen Inc. has decided to shut down services [...]
Cyanogen has been gettin’ busy lately after a somewhat eventful 2015. While it was on and then off with OnePlus, it has picked up some carriage agreements with a few manufacturers. Just this week, the software platform made it onto a major carrier in Spain with the introduction of the BQ Aquaris X5.
And the company backing a derivative of one of the most popular Android forks is just about ready to kick off 2016 with a bang. The Cyanogenmod community currently has a strong presence at the Big Android BBQ in Amsterdam right now and it has outlined a path towards its spread [...]
A portion of the Cyanogenmod community thought of the formation of Cyanogen, Inc. as a departure of what they stood for. Others saw commercialization of a great Android ROM as progress. After some time technically apart, they’re apparently coming back together (well, one is coming to the other) in a very, very small way.
The C-Apps suite has been made available to Cyanogenmod users. It contains six apps:AudioFX enables 24-bit Lossless Audio listening and is an effects module Theme Chooser & Themes Store Dialer with Truecaller with “robust caller ID [...]