Today Cyanogen has announced that Cyanogen OS 13.1 is rolling out to OnePlus One users with updated Mods. The Microsoft – related Mods are available and includes Skype Cortana, OneNote and Hyperlase.
Those who don’t know, Cyanogen is one of the special Android platform used by OnePlus for its Android smartphones. Recently at MWC, Cyanogen announced that Mods will allow apps to integrate more deeply into the OS. And Microsoft has taken the advantage of this feature so that they can increase their awesome service and apps worldwide by using different OS as platform.
Below is the list of mods that are integrated in Cyanogen 13.1 OS.
Want to make a phone call or a Skype call to a friend? Do them both right from within your Phone app in Cyanogen OS 13.1 and above. All of your Skype contacts and
call history are right in the dialer. Additionally, if you start with a Skype voice call, you can upgrade to a video call anytime with the tap of a button.
The Cortana mod has new features added in this update.
You can tell Cortana to “take a selfie”, giving you voice controlled, hands free, automatic countdown for capturing your picture. Avoid the hassle of trying to frame the perfect selfie, perhaps while coordinating with a group of friends in it, while also trying to hit the shutter button. Once snapped, you can quickly review the photo and easily share it right from the film strip.
The Cortana mod has also been extended to the lock screen for easier access to all that you need from Cortana without having to unlock your device. Simply wake up your device, swipe left and use your voice to search, set reminders, get to your schedule and more with Cortana. You can search, set reminders, get to your schedule and more with just your voice. Currently the Cortana mod is only available in the U.S.
Mods extend into the Email and Phone apps with OneNote to help you get your notes down and stay organized. In the Email app, you can easily save an important email to OneNote for future reference. Take a note while you’re in a call, such as a phone number or address, right from your Phone app. With the OneNote mod you can easily get your ideas down on your device by selecting the OneNote tile in Quick Settings.
Once your notes are saved, you can go back and access them easily from wherever they were originally taken, or from your OneNote quick notes section. The OneNote mod for Email is not available on all Cyanogen OS devices.
The Microsoft Hyperlapse mod for Camera allows you to create smooth and stabilized time-lapse videos. Simply open the Camera app, switch modes to Hyperlapse, and shoot your video. Once your done shooting, you can set the speed and Hyperlapse handles the rest. You can share your new Hyperlapse moment right from the film strip.
You can also Hyperlapse existing videos on your phone. From within the Gallery app, trim your captured video, set the speed, and share the Hyperlapse moment.