OPPO on board as a hardware partner, but expanding into those other segments would require quite a few more partnerships.Having a total of $30 million in funding gives the company quite a number of options, and those options could mean moving beyond smartphones and tablets. Cyanogen wants to adapt its fork of Android for wearables, TVs, and even cars. It already has
CTO Steve Kondik has an interesting vision for the company, saying:
That's a very accurate statement, but of course at some point Cyanogen will have to start making money, so it will be interesting to see if that statement comes back to haunt it. Kirk McMaster, the CEO of Cyanogen also gave some insight on the plans of the company. We already knew that it is planning to rebrand before launching in the mass market, but now we also know that it is planning a "new design language" as well. And, the push to the mass market will be coming in "late 2014 or early 2015".