Cyanogen OS 13.1 has begun rolling out to eligible devices, starting with the OnePlus One. maximum significantly, the replace brings guide for the Mod platform that Cyanogen had brought lower back in February. The update is rolling out slowly throughout the globe, but we’ve got already acquired it on our OnePlus One in India.
To don’t forget, Cyanogen’s Mod platform is meant to enable deep integration of apps and services into Android, making them nearly ‘native experiences’. this system is open to builders, as well as hardware partners who need to make their devices ‘Mod geared up’.
At launch with Cyanogen OS 13.1, Microsoft’s apps and services dominate the Mods to be had, further extending the partnership the 2 organizations entered into ultimate year. The update weighs in at 396.3MB, and bears construct wide variety 13.1-ZNH2KAS1KN. it’s based totally on Android 6.zero.1 Marshmallow.
Cortana changed into added to Cyanogen OS 12.1.1 earlier this yr, and it has received an improve to Mod status with Cyanogen OS 13.1. users can now inform Cortana to take a selfie, and it has additionally been extended to the lock screen (as a Lock display screen Mod, which desires to be enabled separately) – users can now awaken their device, swipe left, and engage with the voice-primarily based virtual assistant. As before, Cortana capability for Cyanogen OS (and different Android platforms) is presently only available within the US.
As we noted, for the sake of privateness and safety, Lock screen Mods want to be enabled separately from Settings > Lock display > Lock screen Mods. The Static Wallpaper choice is chosen as default, basically your lock screen wallpaper, and customers can pick out from other Mods already installed, including going on on Twitter – which indicates famous tweets from money owed you follow.
different new mods, which do now not need to be enabled, include the Skype Mod for the dialler. users can now locate all their Skype contacts and call history inside the present day dialler, and location a Skype voice or video name from there, apart from buying Skype credit. users can also improve to a video call right from a voice name by way of pressing a button.
The OneNote Mod is to be had within the telephone and email apps (now not available in all areas), and enables easily take notes whilst in a call or writing an email. it could additionally be pulled down at any time from quick Settings.
The Microsoft Hyperlapse Mod has been added to the digicam app, letting customers shoot stabilised time-lapse movies, or convert any video in their Gallery app into a time-lapse one.