Initial versions Android 5.0 firmware CyanogenMod come late this month




The first Android 5.0 firmwares of the most popular custom ROM for Android, CyanogenMod, come the end of this month. That the company has announced behind the alternative firmware. Those first versions are test versions, the final editions follow.

The new version is version number CyanogenMod 12, as is on GitHub. The first “nightlies” of CM12 come late this month or early next month, said the company in a post on the site. That time is needed to CyanogenMod-specific features to convert to Android 5.0 , while the company will simultaneously adjust the design to Google’s design philosophy Material Design.

Which phones get official CM12 edition is unknown, but that “there are more than we first envisioned,” write the developers. They do that because there is strong demand from users. Cyanogen supports devices often after manufacturers have announced that they will not get official updates.

CyanogenMod is the most popular custom ROM for Android and has over ten million users according to the latest figures. The firmware has the appearance of the Android edition like Google putting on his Nexus devices, but developers add their own functionality to it.

Google released Android 5.0 in early November from the release of the Nexus 9 . The update for Nexus 5 and Nexus 7’s of recent years came Wednesday night, while other manufacturers like LG and Motorola already have been shown to be very busy with the updates, although Dutch and Belgian users who still have not gotten.


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