Android Pie GSI now available for Project Treble-enabled devices

When Google first announced Project Treble with Android 8.0 Oreo, there was some skepticism among the community about how effective Treble would be at bringing faster updates to Android devices....

Exclusive: This is the Huawei Mate 20 with a waterdrop notch and triple rear cameras

Huawei is, according to some metrics, the second largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, surpassing even Apple but falling behind Samsung. Although the Chinese company’s ambitions were killed in the...

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OnePlus One, OnePlus 5, and OnePlus 5T get Android Pie ports

Android 9 Pie has only been out for 2 weeks now, yet we’ve seen an amazing amount of development on our forums already. We’ve seen stable, working ports for several...
August 20, 2018 11:19 PM

How to enable the new, faster Snapchat Alpha [Root]

Snapchat, one of the most widely used social platforms in the world, is preparing to launch a new, faster version of its Android application. In February of last year, the...
August 20, 2018 8:18 PM

Huawei P20 will be first to get EMUI 9-based Android Pie update

Huawei still continues to do a pretty good job with software support for their flagship devices. The Huawei P20 and P20 Pro already came with the latest version of Android....
August 20, 2018 4:28 PM

Samsung Brazil and Huawei Egypt accused of using misleading photos in ads

Device OEMs are no stranger to shady practices sometimes, as we’ve seen some of the best companies show in the past. Huawei is by no means one of the best,...
August 20, 2018 3:46 PM

Windows 10’s Sticky Notes to launch on Android, will sync with PC

Sticky Notes is a feature that has been built into Windows for a long time, but it’s not very popular. Basically, you can jot down quick notes and save them as...
August 20, 2018 2:54 PM

A successor to the 18-inch Samsung Galaxy View may come to AT&T

Android tablets might not be a big deal anymore, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t big. Three years ago, Samsung demonstrated this with the gigantic 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet. It weighed...
August 20, 2018 2:17 PM

Source code for DexGuard, commercial anti-piracy software, leaks online

DexGuard is a popular commercial anti-piracy software written by Guardsquare which can help obfuscate an APK file. It’s pretty easy to decompile an Android app and take a look at...
August 20, 2018 11:36 AM

PUB Gfx+ is a free tool for XDA members which improves PUBG’s performance

PUB Gfx+ is a free tool made by XDA Senior Member Abhinandan Trilokia. It has one simple goal – to improve the performance of PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds (PUBG) on your mobile phone. How...
August 20, 2018 9:51 AM

US Government reportedly wants Facebook’s help in wiretapping Messenger

Facebook, one of the largest tech companies in the world, is currently fighting off the US Government according to a report from Reuters. In a request for information shared between Mara...
August 20, 2018 9:20 AM

Android Pie opens up recent apps customization for third-party launchers

Until Android 9 Pie, Android’s stacked card recent apps interface remained largely unchanged since it was first introduced in Android 5.0 Lollipop. With the introduction of gesture navigation in Android...
August 19, 2018 11:30 PM

Google tests a newer Pixel Launcher version with the Google Assistant icon on the search bar

The Pixel Launcher, the pre-installed launcher app on the Google Pixel and Android One devices, doesn’t receive very many updates because it would be annoying for users to have to...
August 19, 2018 11:53 AM

iPhone X + Huawei P20 = Motorola P30 | #PNWeekly 318

The Motorola P30 is pretty much the iPhone X. Design-wise, it just is. Okay, perhaps we should really talk more about this because it’s more than just a look-alike. But...
August 19, 2018 11:04 AM