The CyanogenMod team explained last week that the KitKat-based CM11 will remain its focus until Google announces a release date for the stable version of Android L release. That means more Milestone releases, and the latest one, M8, has just hit the download servers.
L is for Lollipop. Or Lemon Meringue Pie. Or, in the case of the Cyanogen team, L is for later. The people behind the popular custom ROM outlined their plans for development based on the Android release preview. In short, prepare for some waiting.
Today Cyanogen Inc has announced the hire of three new VPs, all of which have previous experience with major corporations and have expertise in a variety of different areas.
Today in the hidden-in-play-sight department, the CyanogenMod team uncovered a dormant feature existing in AOSP code that activates a floating notifications mode. Dubbed Heads Up, the feature is now a part of CyanogenMod 11 nightlies.
This week in your world of Android: Paranoid Android and CyanogenMod released big updates, a string of Samsung rumors surfaced, the G Watch leaked extensively, the OnePlus One finally shipped (not without controversy), news emerged about Google’s plan to unify design across platforms, and Samsung introduced the AMOLED Galaxy Tab S tablets.
It looks that OnePlus is finally able to give fans what they want. The software issues that reportedly caused the last minute delay are now solved, and devices should begin shipping soon.
A little over a month since the previous milestone release, the CyanogenMod team is now pushing out version M7 of CM11, bringing a host of new features and improvements.
According to Cyanogen Inc’s community manager Brian Resnik, Theme Showcase will hit the Play Store on June 16.
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On Sunday, the CyanogenMod team began pushing out the M6 release of CyanogenMod 11, based on Android 4.4. Moving forward, the plan is to release milestone versions of CyanogenMod every two weeks, replacing the old Stable/Release Candidate system.