jOnePlus Tools lets you Customize OxygenOS and Unlock Hidden Features [XDA Spotlight]

With the recent release of the open beta of Android Oreo with Oxygen OS, users have had enough time now to play around with it and discover what they like...

How to Remap Active Edge/Squeeze on the Google Pixel 2

Since the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL smartphones were announced, we’ve been looking into ways to customize features on the phone beyond its Google-imposed limitations. One of the...

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Huawei Mobile Phone Shipments Exceed 100 Million in First Three Quarters

On Saturday, Huawei announced that its mobile phone shipments have exceeded 100 million units in the first three quarters of 2017. This is a 19% increase year-on-year in terms of...
October 22, 2017 11:20 AM

More Specifications for the HTC U11 Plus (Ocean Master) Leaked

The rumour mill for the HTC U11 Plus has been heating up over the past few days. The device’s existence was first reported back in September, when it was rumoured...
October 21, 2017 4:00 PM

Google Play Store Showcases Android Instant Apps with “Try Now” Button

Android Instant Apps were first showcased in Google I/0 2016. The premise was great: users could try out apps without the hassle of actually installing them. Instant Apps worked by...
October 21, 2017 1:25 PM

PSA: You can Pinch to Zoom to View Full Screen YouTube Videos on the Pixel 2 XL

Perhaps one of the most drastic and welcome improvements on the Pixel 2 XL over the previous generation Pixel XL was the switch from a 5.5-inch 16:9 AMOLED display to...
October 21, 2017 1:00 PM

Google Play Security Reward Program: Extra Incentives For Security Researchers

Over the past year we have seen an absolute slew of companies launching new bug bounty programs, and we’re pleased to see that Google is adding another one to the...
October 21, 2017 12:00 PM

Huawei Working on a Dual Screen, Foldable Phone

Just recently ZTE kicked off what appears to be a budding craze, by showcasing the Axon M at an event the other day. The ZTE device beat Samsung to the...
October 21, 2017 11:05 AM

‘Hey Google’ Command is Now Slowly Rolling Out to Users in the Google App

Waking up Google’s voice search by voice isn’t a new feature; it was first released in 2013. At that time, Google heavily promoted the ‘OK Google’ wake command, even to...
October 21, 2017 10:35 AM

MIUI 9 Global Beta Updated with Fixes for Critical WiFi Vulnerability (KRACK)

Just recently Xiaomi announced the rollout for the beta of MIUI 9 on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X for Chinese devices. MIUI 9 is Xiaomi’s custom Android skin, placing emphasis...
October 21, 2017 10:02 AM

Enable Always On Display on Any Samsung Nougat Device Without Root

Always on Display is a nifty feature available in flagship Samsung phones, and finally on the new Google Pixel 2/2 XL. Introduced on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge,...
October 20, 2017 5:03 PM

Enable Custom Volume Slider Step Counts on the LG V20 with this Mod

The number of volume steps a device has can impact how enjoyable the listening experience is. The OnePlus 5 has 30 media volume steps and the newly launched Google Pixel 2...
October 20, 2017 4:05 PM

How to Enable the App Twin Feature on Huawei & Honor Devices with EMUI 5.0

EMUI 5.0 launched with the Huawei Mate 9 and it came with a feature called App Twin. App Twin allows you to clone certain applications so you can set up...
October 20, 2017 3:25 PM

DxOMark Reviews Huawei Mate 10 Pro Cameras: ‘Outstanding Still Image Performance’

Recently, we have seen a lot of controversy erupt over DxOMark’s reviews of flagship smartphone cameras. At one time, it seemed the general public wasn’t well-aware of DxO’s role as...
October 20, 2017 2:30 PM