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Cyanogen's employee Adnan Begovic dropped quite the bomb over the Seattle Coderush dev event. He claims today Cyanogen has over 50 million users, which is more than Windows Mobile and BlackBerry combined.


And let me stop you before you start digging evidences and reports that this is not true. He is absolutely right, at least technically.


Cyanogen OS


Windows Mobile is the key here the OS is the predecessor of Windows Phone and very few people are still using it today. The golden era of the Windows Mobile has been long over and only few users are still using their WM phones. Most of them probably use the notorious HTC HD2 and may even not run WM, but that's for another topic.


There is a chance Adnan Begovic meant Windows Phone instead of Windows Mobile. This means someone at Cyanogen was too keen to brag before making any proper calculations. Windows Phone had 50 million active users by the end of 2013 as per AdDuplex report, which means 20 months later those should be a lot more. And we are sure BlackBerry users are enough to tip the scales even if the Microsoft platform has been standing still.



LG g3


Today, an announcement came from LG claiming that it's latest flagship, LG G3 will be the first to get the Android 5.0 Lollipop treatment. Poland has started rolling-out with other regions to follow. Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG, shared LG's plans: "LG is absolutely committed to giving our customers the best mobile experiences available and bringing Android Lollipop to G3 owners as soon as possible is a top priority."


"The new features and improvements in Android 5.0 will bring a whole new user experience to the G3 and make it even better than it already is." - The CEO added.




This means LG has beaten Samsung and HTC on the Lollipop update. Samsung should start the update this December and HTC later on February,2015.




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