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This is the team behind OnePlus's upcoming ROM. Photo: OnePlus

This is the team behind OnePlus’s upcoming ROM. Photo: OnePlus

Just as promised, OnePlus today revealed more about its upcoming OxygenOS ROM for the One, as well as the team of developers behind it. And if you’re already a One owner, it should make you incredibly excited about the future of your device.

The official OnePlus ROM. Photo: OnePlus

The official OnePlus ROM. Photo: OnePlus

Based on the seemingly cryptic teaser, we expected the OnePlus “back to basics” announcement to involve something made of metal, but we were wrong. Instead, the company today announced its own OxygenOS ROM for the One, which will almost certainly replace CyanogenMod later on.

The Galaxy S5. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

The Galaxy S5. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface for Android is universally mocked for being bloated and slow, but it would appear the South Korean company is finally set to do something about it. Sources say it won’t just be overhauling its hardware for the upcoming Galaxy S6, but also its software as well as it aims to deliver an experience as smooth as pure Android.

Tearing down the OnePlus One. Photo: vantt1

Tearing down the OnePlus One. Photo: vantt1

OnePlus promised to fix the One’s frustrating touchscreen issues for good with its latest CM11S software update, and yet lots of users are still taking to its forum to complain about the problem. According to one user, that’s because the issue has nothing to do with buggy software, but rather the way in which the handset has been put together.

Amazon won't give up on Fire Phone just yet.

Amazon won’t give up on Fire Phone just yet.

The Fire Phone hasn’t been anywhere near as successful as Amazon hoped it would be. Sales have been so bad, in fact, that the device has ended up costing the retail giant around $170 million. But Amazon knows where it has gone wrong, and it has every intention of making more smartphones.

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