ANDROID

Xiaomi Mi4i Explodes While in Use at an Office

Last week, Xiaomi user ‎Ajay Raj Negi‎ posted to the Mi Mobile Facebook page about his phone exploding while in use. The incident happened on July 16, 2016 while he was in his office around his other co workers. Attached to his Facebook post is a video of the phone exploding. During the video, you can...

OxygenOS v3.2.2 Update Brings Host of Improvements to the OnePlus 3

The OnePlus 3 is amongst the very best that one can purchase right now -- an affordable flagship that does kill several other flagships at twice its price point, what more could you want? Well, there's always scope for improvements, and software is an area where the improvements can come in. The latest update to...

Team M.A.D. Brings Android 6.0.1 and Full GPL Kernel for Jiayu-Mediatek Devices

Well, this is one of those rare occasions then, as a couple of MediaTek devices have received their GPL-mandated kernel code release. These devices are from the Jiayu S3 family: the Jiayu S3 (MT6752) and the Jiayu S3 Plus (MT6753). If this is the first time you've heard of the company, you wouldn't be alone...

iPhone Concepts Are Ridiculous

For the past 6 years or so, without fail, I have had at least one of my friends get overly excited by the new holographic keyboard that will be featured in the new iPhone. It seems every year, the same concept videos start making their rounds. We might get a 3D endless display, a 5K...

Remix OS For PC Receives Android 6.0

Some of the brilliant changes in this latest update include A New button that resizes an app window to fit specifically to the app’s content - ensuring an optimal layout is maintained. Video-based apps now open up in full-screen when you maximize the video rather than staying in a small framed window Resizing windows manually can...

Gmail v6.7 Prepares to Add Security Warnings for Unencrypted Messages and Suggestions to Unsubscribe from Email Lists

Email security is a big topic lately, and it's important that we all take care of our own sensitive data. In order to protect its users from accidentally leaking private data, Google already automatically encrypts all messages sent internally through Gmail servers with TLS. Not all email services support encryption, however, and if you send or receive a...

[Giveaway] Win a OnePlus 3 With Dash Charge!

One of the most flaunted features of OEMs in recent years has been charging speed, with seemingly everyone looking to demonstrate the fastest and most efficient method of giving your device juice. The OnePlus 3 launched with a charging solution known as Dash Charge, unencumbered by power heavy tasks such as gaming. Dash Charging will charge...

Google Phone App Now Features Spam Protection

Ever since telemarketing became a thing, groups of people have tried to make the most by resorting to what is know as spam calls. These often take the form of automated voice recordings (or robocalls as they are often called) being played back to the receiver, often selling goods or services that the receiver may...

What’s New in Google Camera 4.1?

With Android developer preview 5, Google pushed the Camera 4.1 update. There are a few new things in this version but one important feature has been removed! New Settings Menu Google Camera 4.1 The new settings menu in 4.1 is a big improvement. All of your settings can now be found on one page. Google Camera 3.2 Previously, the settings...

What Do You Look For in a Hardware Upgrade?

Early on in the days of Android, an upgrade mostly meant going from a lower specced device to a higher specced device, and by extension, moving on to a better Android experience with more power and features. With the recent trend of affordable flagships bringing the better Android experience down into budget price ranges, an upgrade no...

Nexus Sailfish build.prop Leaked, Confirms 1080p Display and More

Last night, reputable leaker @EvLeaks asked its followers if releasing/giving the ROM dump for an upcoming Nexus phone would be of any use. Everyone, of course, asked him to do it for teardowns and the new information contained in its lines. Now, the build.prop has been published, and it reveals a few interesting things about the upcoming Sailfish Nexus...

The UMi Super is Super Customizable Out of the Box [Sponsored]

Something a lot of us Android enthusiasts love about our phones is just how much we can tweak it and mold it to fit into our personal needs. Often times this means downloading and installing a large variety of apps to do so. With the UMi Super, you’ll get to do a lot of that...