Paranoid Android 7.3.0 Brings New Camera App, Additional Launcher Customization Features, BlueBorne Patches, and More

It was just around 4 months ago that Paranoid Android came back once again to shake up the custom ROM world with polished and feature-packed Android 7.1.2 Nougat builds. Now, after...

AKiTiO Node: Testing NVIDIA eGPU Support in Ubuntu 17.10

Ever since the announcement of Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 technology there has been external graphics card (eGPU) support. Unfortunately for most of last year, including with Intel’s own Skull Canyon NUC,...

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Google Chrome Gets VR Web Browsing Capabilities for Daydream, Starting with Chrome 61

It’s pretty evident that Google is completely invested into making their Daydream VR platform a compelling alternative to other competing virtual reality platforms like Samsung’s Gear VR. They eventually want...
September 22, 2017 5:51 PM

The “Check for Update” Button Now Always Shows Available OTA Updates on Nexus/Pixel Devices

It always sucks when you have to wait for a new OTA update to finally reach your device before you can get the new features and bug fixes that come...
September 22, 2017 4:00 PM

Surf the Web Anonymously and Securely with This Trusted VPN

The internet makes our lives easier in every day. We’re able to retrieve data, order gadgets, and access remote servers thousands of miles away in an instant, thanks to powerful, personal computers and mobile devices. Yet the very same devices that place the world within an arm’s reach put us at risk of data infiltration …

DxOMark Published Their Camera Review of the Xperia XZ Premium (New Protocols), Scores it an 83

There are times in which DxOMark is able to get a camera review out for a smartphone before it’s even released, and then we have those cases where it can...
September 22, 2017 12:25 PM

Google Brings its Trade-in Program to the Google Store with Pixel and Pixel XL

Google seems to really be ramping up for the upcoming launch of the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Home Mini and more that’s happening in just a couple of...
September 22, 2017 10:35 AM

Motorola Releases Nougat’s Kernel Source Code for the Moto Z2 Play and G5S Plus

Thanks to the General Public License (GPL), the developer community here at XDA has been able to grow into what it is today. While most of the well-known OEMs continue to...
September 22, 2017 10:00 AM

HTC Ocean Master (HTC U11 Plus) Reportedly Coming Soon with 5.99″ 18:9 Display

Despite the recent acquisitions by Google of some HTC’s smartphone team, it seems HTC has no plans to stop rolling with their smartphone division, or at least for now. A...
September 21, 2017 9:01 PM

Chrome Beta v62 Adds Network Quality Estimator API, OpenType Variable Fonts, and More

Around the middle of each month we learn about the new changes going into the next beta version of Chrome and this month is no different. We last update the...
September 21, 2017 4:00 PM

FCC Documents Indicate the Nokia 8 with 6GB of RAM is Coming to the U.S.

HMD Global has been reviving the Nokia brand since they announced their licensing agreement and many have been patiently waiting for their flagship smartphone. The Nokia 8 was officially announced...
September 21, 2017 12:25 PM

Imagination Technologies Announces the PowerVR Series 2NX Neural Network Accelerator

The next big trend in mobile hardware, or at least mobile silicon, is to bring Artificial intelligence directly to your smartphone, thanks to neural networks. Google has been improving their...
September 21, 2017 11:35 AM

Google Announces Headphones Optimized for Google Assistant, Starting with the Bose QC 35 II

The name Bisto was originally thought to be a codename for a specific product, and at one point we speculated it was simply a pair of headphones that Google was...
September 21, 2017 11:05 AM

OnePlus Brings its Launcher, Community, Weather and Gallery Apps to the Play Store

For a long time, OEMs have relied on pushing out OTA updates to bring new features of some pre-installed applications to their users. This allowed for those applications to continue...
September 21, 2017 10:35 AM

Google to Make its Dialer App More Useful with Notification Actions

Google has slowly been adding more features to its dialer application over the last few years and many have appreciated the work they’ve done. This becomes even more important with...
September 21, 2017 10:00 AM