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Cyanogen

Nintendo Switch Android OS

The Nintendo Switch nearly ran a custom version of Android

March 21st, 2017

The Switch console is already a huge success for Nintendo, even though it lacks a bunch of features. A new report reveals one interesting detail about the Switch’s development that could have made the gaming device a lot better: Android. Apparently, Nintendo was interested in having the Switch run Android, just not Google’s version.

Cyanogen and Microsoft Android Apps

Microsoft makes its boldest move yet to steal Android from Google

April 16th, 2015

After many rumors claimed that Microsoft would either buy or invest in Cyanogen, the two companies on Thursday confirmed that they’ve formed a strategic partnership. Cyanogen happens to be the company that’s responsible for one of the most popular custom Android builds around and it hasn’t been shy about criticizing Google more than once for the way it’s …