Chat with the Honor CEO on XDA every Friday (starting today)

With the release of the Honor 10, Honor has been very active in the XDA forums interacting with users. Now they are giving you the chance to have a chat...

Razer Phone XDA Display Analysis: A Great Start for 120Hz Displays on Android

When contemplating who’d be a major player in the Android smartphone business, the gaming hardware giant Razer probably wouldn’t come to mind. While they have yet to establish themselves as...

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Essential is a Model Citizen and Losing Them Would Be Tragic

Not even a full year after the Essential PH-1’s August 2017 release date, things aren’t looking good for the plucky “startup.” Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that Essential has canceled its next phone,...
May 25, 2018 6:00 PM

Chrome OS may soon allow you to uninstall apps from the launcher page

Chrome OS development has really picked up in the last few months.  With the Play Store on a lot of Chromebooks now, Google has been putting a lot of focus...
May 25, 2018 5:13 PM

Learn How to Protect Against Cyber Threats with This Training

The Complete Microsoft 365 Security Training Bundle offers in-depth security training in Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS)—so you’ll be able to land a high-paying career as a cybersecurity expert in an increasingly competitive field. …

Dirac Panorama Sound is coming to smartphones to bring immersive sound on small speakers

Dirac is a Sweden-based audio company that provides some of the tech found in Xiaomi, OPPO, Huawei, and OnePlus devices. They work with OEMs to optimize the sound quality in...
May 25, 2018 4:00 PM

LineageOS 15.1 Changelog 18: Reader Mode, “Chrome Home” in Jelly, Per-app network restrictions, and more

On all supported devices, LineageOS 15.1 is released on a weekly basis. It can be hard to keep up with what’s new in the popular AOSP-based custom ROM unless you...
May 25, 2018 12:40 PM

ZTE Axon 7’s Android Oreo beta update has been leaked

The ZTE Axon 7‘s Android Oreo update is finally here, although you’ll have to jump through some hoops to get it. A developer on our forums has managed to get...
May 25, 2018 12:10 PM

OxygenOS 5.0.3 for the OnePlus 3/3T brings May security patch and Face Unlock

Last time we checked in on the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, they were receiving an OxygenOS Open Beta update with a few new features. Today, OnePlus has begun rolling...
May 25, 2018 11:43 AM

The LG V35 ThinQ shows up on the Wireless Power Consortium

LG is one of a handful of smartphone OEMs that have been having a hard time bringing in a profit. This has caused the company to take a new stance when...
May 25, 2018 10:11 AM

Samsung ordered to pay Apple $539 million for copying their design

As a result of a seven-year-long legal battle, Samsung has been ordered to pay $539 million dollars as a result of patent infringement. They were found liable all the way...
May 25, 2018 9:28 AM

[Update: Moto Z Play also] Unlocked Moto Z receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update in the U.S.

The now Lenovo owned Motorola released the Moto Z smartphone back in the second half of 2016. That launched the start of a completely new lineup for the company’s flagship...
May 25, 2018 9:10 AM

Essential Phone 2 canceled as Andy Rubin considers selling the company

Andy Rubin’s ambitious startup, Essential, is reportedly up for sale. According to Bloomberg, the company has worked on a successor to its debut smartphone, the Essential PH-1 (Essential Phone), but has...
May 24, 2018 6:02 PM

Substratum’s rootless theme plugin for Android Oreo is half-off for 5 days

Substratum is one of the most popular Android modding tools available today. There’s a huge community of talented people who have created awesome themes and mods. Now that a majority...
May 24, 2018 5:17 PM

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 710 with a multi-core AI Engine

Qualcomm has officially announced the Snapdragon 710, the first system-on-chip in their new 700-tier chipset series. The 710 is the company’s latest chipset in the upper mid-range market of smart...
May 24, 2018 1:40 PM