Chainfire Discusses SuperSU and Problems With The Note 7

Earlier today Chainfire took to Google+ to discuss progress with the Note 7 and SuperSU, explaining that as the Note 7’s release has been delayed in some countries he has...

Honor 8 XDA Review: Capable & Powerful Little Flagship on a Budget

The Honor 8 is Honor’s newest flagship phone, now hitting the U.S. market and Europe at a competitive price-point. Offering excellent silicon and a glass and metal design for $400,...

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Experimental Unofficial Android 7.0 Nougat Build Arrives on the OnePlus One

The OnePlus One is a legendary device. Moreso for people who care about third party development – the phone has officially received CyanogenOS, OxygenOS, HydrogenOS, MIUI 7, Sailfish OS and...
August 27, 2016 3:26 PM

Rawad Rants About the Size of Charging Cables

For one reason or another, OEMs insist on packaging the smallest cable possible with your new phone. Over the years it seems they have gradually become shorter. We are now...
August 27, 2016 3:13 PM

Honor 8 Camera Tip and Tricks

With the dual lens setup on the Honor 8 phone, you can get some pretty amazing shots that remind us a lot of the capabilities of the Huawei P9. There...
August 27, 2016 2:26 PM

Jiayu S3 Plus (MediaTek MT6753) Receives Unofficial AOSP 7.0 ROM

Courtesy of Team MAD, the Jiayu S3 Plus with its MediaTek MT6753 SoC) has beaten several Snapdragon devices to receive an unofficial build of AOSP 7.0! Head on over to...
August 27, 2016 2:24 PM

Sony Posts Guide on Building AOSP 7.0 Nougat for its Xperia Smartphones

If, for some reason, you were still of the opinion that an OEM could never be developer friendly, Sony has given yet another example of being just that. On its official...
August 27, 2016 12:55 PM

Comparing Battery Life with and Without Google Services: A Week of Minimal Idle Drain

It’s no secret that battery life on smartphones these days are not the best. Most will consider it mostly a hardware issue, seeing companies trading battery size for aesthetic design....
August 27, 2016 11:54 AM

Opera’s Security Breach Highlights a Problem with Proprietary Password Managers

Last night, Opera Software reported a security breach affecting all users of their web browser’s built in password manager. 1.7 million users had both their synchronized passwords and their authentication...
August 27, 2016 11:23 AM

[Winners Announced] Mega-charger Crate Giveaway!

We giving away a whole bunch of these Allmaybe 60W, 6 port charging towers. 10 lucky winners will receive a box full of these awesome chargers. Whether you gift them...
August 27, 2016 10:33 AM

(Update – Verizon Too) A Rooted Build for the Note7 on Sprint Has Been Released

Update – It did not take long for it to expand to other variants. The Verizon Note7 has also been rooted using the same below leaked build. There are some...
August 26, 2016 11:00 PM

Weekly Debrief

  With the Note 7, Samsung Still Delivers Embarrassing Real-World Performance: Every year we notice the same pattern: new Galaxy device comes out, it gets positive reviews (excluding, perhaps, the...
August 26, 2016 10:22 PM

Android Nougat: How to Enable Hidden Navigation Bar Tweaks

To see written instructions on how to download and flash this mod, check out this thread. To enable the system UI setting, press and hold the setting icon in your...
August 26, 2016 5:40 PM

XDA Sub Forums Available for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4!

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the latest device that can call the XDA forums its home! Head on over to interact with other forum users who will be purchasing...
August 26, 2016 3:36 PM