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Win 1 of 20 Tronsmart QC 3.0, Type C Power Banks *Winners*

These sleek power banks would normally set you back $35 and feature a standard QC 3.0 and a USB Type-C port meaning you can charge two devices at the same...
July 22, 2016 11:00 AM

Smartwatches in the Developing World: Why Success is Hard to Come by

But even then, there’s an unproportionately large friction when it comes to the adoption of smart wearables, mainly watches, in the developing world when compared to the developed parts of...
July 22, 2016 9:58 AM

Theming 101 – Kickstart Your RRO Layers Development Streak

What is RRO Layers? Runtime Resource Overlay was a solution developed internally at Sony for the functioning of Xperia Themes and for quick prototyping, in the wake of Android Lollipop’s...
July 21, 2016 5:08 PM

Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s Iris Scanner Demo Leaked

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is due for a launch in a few weeks, and as expected, the leaks have been flowing. Previously, some images appeared which gave us a...
July 21, 2016 4:29 PM

Andromium’s $99 Superbook Converts Your Android Smartphone Into a Laptop

Every now and then, Kickstarter tends to give us products and ideas which are received brilliantly by the crowd. These products offer simple and practical solutions, and the audience very...
July 21, 2016 2:01 PM

$7 Magnetic Charger Review

The charger comes in two pieces. You’ll put the adapter in the charge port of your phone and the cord will connect magnetically to it. The connection is strong enough that...
July 21, 2016 12:17 PM

Why I Chose the OnePlus 3 as my Daily Driver: A Nexus 6P Lover’s Excuse

After writing the final word of my extensive OnePlus 3 review, I was met with the same choice I find myself debating after every XDA review. Do I want to keep...
July 21, 2016 11:00 AM

Here’s a Quick Fix for the Nexus 6’s Recent YouTube App Lag Issue

Android, as we all know, is a general purpose mobile operating system. Even if you hop from one Nexus phone to another one, your software experience can differ in really...
July 21, 2016 8:00 AM

Samsung Already Did it: For Better or Worse, Samsung-led Innovation and Trendsetting helped Shape Android

Samsung is one of the world’s biggest smartphone brands, and part of what made them the tech giant they are today is their ability to convert unorthodox features into seemingly...
July 20, 2016 12:53 PM

Strictly-Enforced Verified Boot with Error Correction to Come with Android 7.0 Nougat

As the inevitable release of Android 7.0 Nougat comes closer, more and more details are made privy to users and developers alike. The latest bit of info involves dm-verity and...
July 20, 2016 12:50 PM

FreedomOS Review on the OnePlus 3

FreedomOS is just a modified version of OxygenOS. Everything from OxygenOS can be found on this ROM, including a bunch of other goodies you’ll find bundled in. ViPER4Android FX This...
July 20, 2016 12:26 PM

Nexus 9 will not be getting support for the Vulkan Graphics API

Back in February, the Khronos Working Group released the first public version of the successor to OpenGL: Vulkan. This graphics API promised to provide developers with a set of tools...
July 20, 2016 9:42 AM