Google Camera vs. OxygenOS Camera: Which is better on the OnePlus 6?

The OnePlus 6 is one of the standout devices of 2018. Like many of its predecessors, it offers a compelling flagship level performance package at a good value, at least...

Testing Fortnite Mobile on Android’s performance: Can your device handle Fortnite?

Just as Epic Games promised would happen, the free-to-play battle royale game ‘Fortnite’ finally became available last week. For the first 3 days of its release, the game was limited the...

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Motorola Moto Z Play & Moto G 2015 get unofficial Android Pie ports

It didn’t take long for the development community to start porting Android 9 Pie to older devices. Android Pie’s source code was uploaded on August 6 after the roll-out of...
August 16, 2018 11:55 PM

OnePlus X, OnePlus 2, & OnePlus 3/3T get AOSP Android Pie ports

There was a void left behind when Google shifted away from the Nexus program to focus on the Pixel brand. Many would agree that OnePlus has been able to fill...
August 16, 2018 11:45 PM

Gmail’s confidential mode to send emails that auto-expire is rolling out for mobile devices

In April, a brand new design of Gmail was leaked with new features such as snoozing, Smart Reply, and offline support. A report stated that Google was working on a...
August 16, 2018 11:20 PM

Future Android release will bring manual Google Drive backup support

According to a correspondent for the Android development team on the Google Issue Tracker, a future Android release will allow users to start a manual app data backup to Google...
August 16, 2018 10:27 PM

Google plans to add hearing aid streaming support in future versions of Android

Hearing aids and Bluetooth headsets have a lot in common, and other mobile operating systems such as iOS already support them. We discovered that hearing aid support was on the...
August 16, 2018 2:50 PM

[Update: Live] Twitter reveals new API that removes key features from 3rd-party apps

When Twitter was growing its user base, third-party clients like Flamingo, Falcon, and Talon were flourishing on Android. Then, the company implemented restrictions on its APIs; in particular, a developer could only...
August 16, 2018 2:20 PM

Sony confirms 9 Xperia devices will receive Android 9 Pie

When a brand new major version of Android gets released (like Android 9 Pie) it has people wondering when (and sometimes if) their current smartphone will receive the update. This...
August 16, 2018 12:10 PM

Firebase adds In-App Messaging, BigQuery exports, Jira Software integration, and more

Whether you’re independent or part of a small or large team, you probably rely on tools like Google’s Firebase to make your life easier. Rather than set up your own crash...
August 16, 2018 12:00 PM

Android Messages’ new Material Theme design with Dark Mode rolls out

Google has released the new Material Theme redesign for the Android Messages application in version 3.5.048 to all users. We discovered how to enable it way back in version 3.3...
August 16, 2018 11:40 AM

Love LineageOS? Take a survey to make it better!

There are some amazing projects out there created from the vision of one single person. The bigger the project is though, the harder it can be for just one person...
August 16, 2018 11:20 AM

Realme 2 leaked on official website with notched display and dual rear cameras

In Feburary, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro was the first lower mid-range smartphone to launch in India in 2018 with a superb value proposition. It was followed by the...
August 16, 2018 9:00 AM

‘Atlas’ Chromebook with 4K display, 8GB RAM, Assistant button, & backlit keyboard is coming

There are a lot of different Chromebooks in the works right now, and any one of them could be the upcoming Pixelbook 2018 edition. We’ve narrowed it down to three...
August 16, 2018 9:00 AM