Team behind CyanogenMod working on 'a new challenger'?

Team behind CyanogenMod working on 'a new challenger'?
This one will be quick, guys, and that's mainly because we'd like to leverage your collective knowledge and creativity in order to try and decipher this ASAP.

This probably didn't make too much sense, so here's what we mean – the other day, the team behind CyanogenMod released a teaser on their YouTube page hinting at 'a new challenger/nemesis'. “Nothing can be perfect. Things can be better”, this is how the 31 second clip starts off. About half way in, we get a quick glance of the lockscreen of an Android device with the word 'FREE' taking the spot where your carrier's name usually sits. The video ends with a short appearance of the CM robot announcing the news of a new challenger, a nemesis. Boom! That's it. The end.

So this gets us right back to the beginning of this piece – we have absolutely no clue what the CM team is hinting at, and we must know. Are we about to see CyanogenMods for other OSes? A CM-made phone (yeah, quite the stretch, we know)? Or are we reading too much into it? That's what we meant, power up them brains and share your thoughts in the comment section below.

source: CyanogenModTV



1. mambocream

Posts: 29; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

CM Ubuntu Touch?

2. TritonForceX

Posts: 60; Member since: Sep 27, 2012

The Cyanogenmod team has been working with Sony lately. Why not create a phone with Sony to help differentiate themselves from the other Android manufacturers? I've thought for a while manufacturers need to open up their phones to them rather than try to create their own skin.

3. digitalw

Posts: 79; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

And on the lock screen there is... EUROPEAN FLAG!

4. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

All these MNC's should team up with CM bring devices supported by CM team, just like Google Edition devices! :D All the updates by the CM team! Would be awesome! :D

5. amancarlos

Posts: 42; Member since: May 09, 2012

Koush already wrote on Google +, it's a free VoIP like calling service

6. CellularNinja

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 27, 2011

Well in Nintendo's Super Smash Brothers, when you unlock a new playable character it says "a new enemy has appeared", so the only possible conclusion that can be made is that the Cyanogenmod man is going to be a character in the new Super Smash Brothers!

7. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

Well then I look forward to seeing what they come up with.

8. housry23

Posts: 136; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

Free is a carrier in France, so I don't think that has anything to do with the video.

9. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2361; Member since: Apr 18, 2011


10. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

it's probably CM10.2 with new features. they've probably been able to actually start working on it since there's official 4.3 dumps everywhere now.

11. MyJobSux

Posts: 106; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Their teaming up with various food franchises and everytime you see the words FREE at the top where your carrier goes you walk into your favorite franchise and get free food.

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