I Booted Stock Android Oreo on the Huawei Mate 9 thanks to Project Treble

Just a week before this year’s Google I/O, Google unveiled one of the most fundamental, low-level changes to the Android OS framework: Project Treble. Project Treble modularizes the Android OS...

These Popular MindKoo Unicat Kid’s Headphones are 35% Off

Chances are you’ve seen these headphones before. They’re popular with live streamers, YouTubers and anyone who wants to look like a cat while listening to music. Take feline role-play to...

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MIUI 9 Global Stable Update Released for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 and Redmi 4 Global Variant

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 was the first device to get the MIUI 9 Global Stable update. The MIUI 9 Global ROM was announced on November 2, alongside the launch...
November 23, 2017 12:30 PM

Android’s Battery Life Estimate is Getting Smarter and More Accurate on the Pixel 2

Android has featured battery life estimates for a long time now. This estimate can give you an insight on how quickly your battery is draining, and how much time you...
November 23, 2017 12:00 PM

Magisk v14.5 Beta Released: Pixel 2 (XL) Support, Fixed Xiaomi Mi A1 Support and Better MagiskHide!

Magisk, created by Recognised Developer topjohnwu has been updated to Magisk v14.5 beta, edging closer and closer to a stable version 15. This version was meant to be the official stable...
November 23, 2017 11:30 AM

OnePlus 5T’s Face Unlock Feature Reportedly coming to the OnePlus 5

Last week, OnePlus officially unveiled the OnePlus 5T. The device isn’t all that different from its predecessor, the OnePlus 5, but it does offer a few notable improvements and features....
November 23, 2017 11:25 AM

Xiaomi Reportedly Recruiting Testers for a Closed Beta of Android Oreo for the Mi 6

Xiaomi has been rolling out MIUI 9 ROM to its Redmi and Mi series smartphones for a while now. And while it might take some time before all device have...
November 23, 2017 11:00 AM

Developer Brings 64-Bit ROM Support to the Moto G5 Plus

Motorola’s software can be considered as a mixed bag. On one side, it’s a pretty close to stock Android experience which brings little to no bloatware and only adds useful,...
November 23, 2017 10:30 AM

Razer Phone’s Camera Shortcomings Will be Addressed with Future Software Updates

The Razer Phone, the result of Nextbit’s adquisition by Razer earlier this year, is now officially out. This “gamer phone” brings a solid specification package (Snapdragon 835, 8 GB of RAM,...
November 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Motorola Prepares to Begin Soak Testing Android Oreo in Brazil, Starting with the Moto Z and Moto Z2 Force

Since Lenovo took over Motorola in early 2015, official update support for their devices has not been exactly stellar, often skipping security patches and delivering updates slower than the competition....
November 23, 2017 9:30 AM

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Appears in the Wild, Confirms 18:9 Display and Reduced Bezels

Xiaomi has been recently making waves with their Redmi line, which brings solid midrange devices at surprisingly low price points. Last year’s Redmi Note 4 is living proof of that,...
November 23, 2017 9:00 AM

OnePlus Details Face Unlock on the OnePlus 5T: Intended for Convenience and Ease of Use

Facial recognition is experiencing something of a renaissance. Google’s implementation in Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich — Face Unlock — didn’t have too many takers because it tended to be...
November 22, 2017 4:00 PM

Xiaomi Launches Mi Exchange Phone Trade-In Program in India

The story of Xiaomi’s offline expansion in India is an interesting one. Only a few fiscal quarters ago, the company didn’t have much of a brick-and-mortar presence in India. However,...
November 22, 2017 2:30 PM

Blu_spark Custom Kernel is Now Available for the OnePlus 5T

Sales of the OnePlus 5T began this week, and a few buyers with are seeing estimated ship dates as early as Friday. Lucky for them, they won’t have to wait...
November 22, 2017 2:00 PM