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...

OnePlus 6 Speed, Smoothness & Gaming XDA Review: Living up to the Slogan

The OnePlus 6 (which you can soon pre-order) was announced last week, packing the latest hardware as expected. OnePlus devices have been known to be extremely speedy, to the point where...

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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

This Comprehensive Bundle Introduces You to the Latest in Machine Learning Tech

With 6 eBooks and over 12 hours of in-depth course content, the 2018 Machine Learning Bundle will get you up to speed on machine learning’s most relied upon languages and platforms, and you only have to pay what you want to get it. …

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

[Update: It’s back] After months of inconsistency, Trusted Places is disappearing from Smart Lock

Smart Lock is Google’s system for providing you with ways to disable and enable your lock screen dynamically under certain conditions. It was added in Android 5.0 Lollipop. You can...
May 24, 2018 12:55 PM

YouTube Music will let you upload your own songs like Google Play Music

Last week, Google announced a revamped YouTube Music service. It will have an ad-supported free tier and a paid “Premium” tier. Understandably, Google Play Music users have been wondering about how...
May 24, 2018 12:21 PM

Join 2.0 brings IFTTT support, predefined remote actions, and more

Join started as an application from João Dias that made it much easier to sync and share content between devices. At the time, the main player in the game was an...
May 24, 2018 10:35 AM

Android Oreo update now rolling out to the NVIDIA SHIELD TV

Google announced Android TV back in 2014 and since then we’ve seen a number of companies integrate this platform into their products. It’s become a popular feature for smart TVs...
May 24, 2018 9:57 AM

Huawei will stop providing bootloader unlocking for all new devices

Earlier this month, we wrote about Huawei and Honor users not being unable to access the page for generating bootloader unlock codes. The page was removed with no explanation, but...
May 24, 2018 9:30 AM

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro kernel source code for the Android 8.1 Oreo release is now available

Xiaomi has a very unique relationship with the developer community at large, especially here at XDA. While often their devices are cheap and unlockable, they have failed to abide by...
May 23, 2018 10:30 PM

Xiaomi Mi 8 and MIUI 10 will be announced on May 31st

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun took to Weibo the other day to confirm that the company’s forthcoming Shenzhen event on May 31st would be used to announce multiple product launches. What...
May 23, 2018 10:00 PM

Honor 9 April security update rolling out, brings Face Unlock feature

More and more budget devices are being pumped out by OEMs these days. Honor is one of these OEMs, a company which tends to support older or weaker devices (though...
May 23, 2018 9:30 PM

MediaTek Unveils the Helio P22: a Mid-Range SoC with Support for AI Frameworks

While the smartphone market is getting flooded with Qualcomm SoCs, MediaTek continues its dominion over low and mid-range SoCs, particularly in Asian countries. To keep up with the competition, MediaTek...
May 23, 2018 9:00 PM