Cyanogen aims to move beyond smartphones, launch to mass market in late 2014
0. phoneArena 19 Dec 2013, 14:53 posted on
Not too long ago, the announcement came that Cyanogen would be following in the footsteps of MIUI and expand outside of the custom ROM game and become a real company. When that announcement was first made, Cyanogen gathered about $7 million in funding, and now word has it that the company has gathered another $23 million in funding to expand its vision even further...
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1. PapaSmurf (Posts: 9846; Member since: 14 May 2012)
I really hope CM gets more funding to make 2014 a great year for tech.
2. quesoesgrande (Posts: 217; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)
I love Cyanogen, but I just don't see the point in this. Another thing, I'm curious as to whether or not phones that ship with Cyanogen will be rooted. Unroofed cyanogen defeats the point of getting Cyanogen.
3. sprockkets (Posts: 1581; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)
"We feel that the existing devices you can currently buy aren't really designed for the end user. They're essentially designed as cash registers for the companies that make them."
As opposed to CM who says that CM is
"capable of pushing your phone much harder. CyanogenMod and it’s team hold no responsibility to any damage caused to your phone, loss of earnings as a result of damaging your phone or anything else that is connected to the development of this rom."
The day CM went official is the start of their decline. Already they lost the focal camera app.
4. Lifengineer (Posts: 44; Member since: 15 Dec 2011)
CTO or CEO? Steve kondik?
If he's CTO who's CEO?