We Sent Out Free OnePlus 6 Units to our Development Community. Here is what they’re working on.

In June, we teamed up with OnePlus to offer a developer program to help encourage development within the XDA community. A handful of the top developers from the forums were...

Android Q+ may use the Vulkan Graphics API to render the UI

The next major version of Android, Android 9, is set to be released next month for multiple devices. Unlike Android Oreo where the main improvements were mostly under-the-hood, Android P...

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Vivo NEX launched in India with Snapdragon 845, pop-up camera and no notch

The Vivo NEX was launched in China last month as the evolution of the Vivo Apex concept phone. The phone uses a popup camera, and has a near bezel-less display...
July 19, 2018 6:45 AM

Corning Gorilla Glass 6 is here to protect your future smartphone

Gorilla Glass has been a mainstream feature of many smartphones since the launch of the first-generation Gorilla Glass back in 2008. In 2016, Corning launched Gorilla Glass 5. Two years...
July 19, 2018 2:00 AM

How to install TWRP and root with Magisk on the Moto G6

The Motorola Moto G6 is an entry level release from Lenovo under the Moto brand. With a 5.7-inch 18:9 IPS display (2160×1080), the G6 brings the newest trend of 2018...
July 19, 2018 1:35 AM

Android Messages 3.4 has a working Dark Theme and preps Chromebook pairing

Android Messages, Google’s default messaging app on Android, has a long way to go before it overtakes other chat apps, but recent feature updates have made the app a more...
July 19, 2018 1:06 AM

Google Chrome on Android will stop background tabs after 5 minutes to improve performance

What once was dominated by Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome has done a great job at dominating the overall web browser market. Various reports project Chrome’s usage numbers between 50%...
July 19, 2018 1:00 AM

Get Google Pixel’s Gestures for the OnePlus 6 on Android P

Android P Beta 3 for the OnePlus 6 just launched, and we’ve covered all of the new changes in-depth here. Those looking at some of the screenshots we took may...
July 19, 2018 12:35 AM

Hands-on with Android P Beta 3 on the OnePlus 6

OnePlus is one of the few OEMs working with Google to bring Android P developer previews to their smartphones. They have just released Android P Developer Preview 4 (Beta 3)...
July 19, 2018 12:30 AM

Samsung, LG to release more phones this year to compete with Huawei/Xiaomi

A new report by Digitimes states that Samsung and LG have apparently adopted a policy to “launch [as many smartphones] as possible […] in 2018.” This is a contrast to their previous...
July 18, 2018 11:50 PM

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is here – Specifications, Pricing, and Availability

The Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is the next device in the company’s lineup of phablets. Characterised by large displays and even larger batteries, the Mi Max smartphones remain part of...
July 18, 2018 11:19 PM

Tasker Beta adds the popular Paranoid Android per-app density feature

Display density is measured in dots per inch (DPI). It determines the size of UI elements on a display of a given device. A higher display density means that users...
July 18, 2018 10:10 PM

LG V40 may launch a month after the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Since the inception of the smartphone, we have watched dozens of companies try to get their foot in the door and stake their place in the industry. The process has...
July 18, 2018 1:30 PM

Become a Game Developer with This 120-Hour Training

Contrary to what you might think, game design isn’t reserved just for big-name game studios and programming prodigies. In fact, even a complete coding novice can create a functional game...
July 18, 2018 12:51 PM