How to Flash CM12S YNG1TAS17L on your OnePlus One

How to Flash CM12S YNG1TAS17L on your OnePlus One

By Rich W Woods Earlier this week, you might have heard that OnePlus One was pausing roll out for CM12S due to wanting to add an additional voice search feature. Then today, the roll out went back online, and it turned out that it wasn’t voice search at all that caused them to pause the roll out, but really just a bug in the OTA. Every OnePlus One owner I’ve ever met (and I spend a…

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CM12S Back on Track for OnePlus One, with Different Reasoning

CM12S Back on Track for OnePlus One, with Different Reasoning

By Rich W Woods Earlier this week, we reported that OnePlus was temporarily pausing the rollout for CM12S because they wanted to add a voice search option. Well, the rollout is back, and voice search is now available in your settings; however, Steve Kondik sings a different tune as to why the rollout was halted to begin with. The issues were bug related. Some users in certain scenarios were unable to install the update via…

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OnePlus One: CM12 vs ColorOS Comparison

OnePlus One: CM12 vs ColorOS Comparison

By Rich W Woods I’m going to be completely honest. These last couple weeks have been exhausting for me, and the comparisons I’ve done with the OnePlus One haven’t helped. First, it was OnePlus One users asking me to compare the OnePlus One to other camera apps, such as CameraNextMod and ColorOS Camera. The results were nothing spectacular, so I looked forward to OxygenOS, which would bring all new firmware to the device. Once OxygenOS…

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CM12 for OnePlus One Paused to Add Voice Search

CM12 for OnePlus One Paused to Add Voice Search

By Rich W Woods Hey, remember when the OnePlus One used to be able to do that thing? You used to be able to choose from OK OnePlus, OK Google, or OK Snapdragon to wake up the phone? Well, I don’t remember that either. That feature was removed before I got my hands on mine. Well, it looks like that feature will be returning, in an interesting way. If you haven’t received CM12 yet, when…

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Hands on With CyanogenMod 12 for OnePlus One

Hands on With CyanogenMod 12 for OnePlus One

By Rich W Woods A couple days ago now, Cyanogen finally released CM12 to the OnePlus One, after what seemed like an endless run of delays. At first, we were told that it would be available within 90 days. After they failed to meet the deadline, we were told March 30. After they failed to meet the deadline, we all waited anxiously until the release. After living with OxygenOS for a week, I was very…

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OnePlus Confirms Date for Lollipop Updates

OnePlus Confirms Date for Lollipop Updates

By Rich W Woods If you’re a OnePlus One user, you’re very proud, but also very frustrated. If you’ve ever dealt with OnePlus support, you know it sucks. In fact, you’re probably prepared to deal a fair warning to anyone thinking of buying it. You’re frustrated that they broke their promise over StyleSwap covers. You’re also frustrated that like all Android OEMs, they broke their 90 day promise of delivering Android 5.0 Lollipop. Well good…

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