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Will/Would You Exchange Your Samsung Galaxy Note 7?

The western world woke up to the news of Samsung issuing a wide recall for the Galaxy Note 7. With the recall, Samsung has worded a seemingly vague promise. For customers who already have Galaxy Note7 devices, we will voluntarily replace their current device with a new one over the coming weeks. While one can argue about the...

Nexus No More: Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, Coming to You on October 4th

Mark your calendar for the 4th of October, as this is when we are told to expect the new Google Pixel and the Google Pixel XL. What we once predicted, is actually becoming a reality in a form. This information comes to us from AndroidPolice, building up on previous reports which stated that the new Nexus...

Samsung is Recalling the Note 7 Over Battery Issues, Sales of the Device Paused

In what is possibly the worst setback to Samsung in recent years, the company has decided to recall all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices sold worldwide till now, along with halting the sales of the flagship device until the issue is resolved. Earlier reports mentioned that Note 7 shipments in certain regions were delayed due to...

How Tapjacking Made a Return with Android Marshmallow — and Nobody Noticed

While many of us salivate over the newly released Android Nougat for Nexus devices, the vast majority of users are still on Android Marshmallow. An exploit the existence of which has been documented since at least the middle of 2015 is still affecting many modern Android devices. Malicious applications are able to tapjack your actions into granting them a...

OnePlus: “We’re Looking for Ways to Improve Camera on non-Oxygen OS ROMs”

OnePlus has been doing a pretty good job with the OnePlus 3 and making it community friendly. Not only can you get the kernel sources for the device, you can also find the device tree along with the necessary files to get the proprietary Dash Charging solution working on custom ROMs and kernels. But if you do...

Sony Launches the Xperia XZ and the X Compact

It's raining releases at IFA 2016, and Sony just gave us two new ones at the event. Meet the Sony Xperia XZ and the Sony Xperia X Compact. Sony Xperia XZ The Sony Xperia XZ is the successor to the Xperia X, and it aims to change a few things around, especially with the design. With the...

How to Get the Most out of EMUI on the Honor 8

Home Screen Style EMUI has an easy-mode built into their launcher that strips everything down to the basics. This mode even extends into the settings so everything is simple across the board. Obviously this mode is targeted towards people who do better with simple things. Maybe it's not a feature that the XDA audience will use...