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Lenovo’s Moto X4 Tipped to Arrive on Google’s Project Fi in Q4 2017

Earlier in the day, Project Fi's official Twitter handle tweeted out that a new Fi-compatible device will be coming later this year from one of Google Fi's partners. This device will be made available at a mid-tier price, bringing it within reach for a larger spectrum of potential users. https://twitter.com/projectfi/status/880473299309830144After the revelation from Google, notable leaker...

Confirmed: OnePlus 5’s Display is Inverted – Likely Causes Jelly Scrolling

A widely circulating theory on the official OnePlus forums, Reddit’s /r/OnePlus, and our very own forums is now confirmed: OnePlus mounted the display panel upside-down on the OnePlus 5. While we have yet to directly link the display panel orientation as the cause of the odd jelly scrolling behavior some users have been encountering, the...

Google Home Can Now Be Used as a Regular Bluetooth Speaker

Google Home may not be perfect, but it has seen its fair share of updates and new features since its release back in the fall. One of the biggest additions has been multi-user support, and we're expecting hands-free calling and the ability to send money through Google's new payment API later this year. Features like this really...

Alternative Weather Providers for LineageOS and LineageOS Based ROMs

Some people are really keen on weather data from specific sources. We don't generally get additional options in custom ROMs and even OEM firmware from the likes of Samsung, LG, and others. However, LineageOS now provides some plugins to let you use weather data from one of three different sources. So if you're using LineageOS, or...

Most Interesting New Features of the Honor 9

The Honor 9 is the most exciting new phone that we have seen from Honor this year. While keeping true to the spirit of the Honor 8, by bringing back the 15 layered glass body, the Honor 9 also has many new features for us to explore. Ergonomics The look and feel of the Honor 9 is...

Devs Talk About the Past and Future of Maru OS

Many have been watching as multiple companies are trying to make Android work as a desktop platform. We've talked about Remix OS extensively in the past, but their project started as a standalone piece of software that you would install on PC hardware. Earlier this year though, they announced Remix Singularity and this is a...

A New Mid-Tier Smartphone Is Coming to Project Fi Later This Year

If you own a Pixel/Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, or Nexus 6P, there's a fairly good chance that you use that handset with Google's own Project Fi phone service. Ever since its launch back in 2015, Project Fi has been locked down to only officially support Nexus and Pixel-branded smartphones, and according to a tweet from...

OnePlus States the OnePlus 5’s Jelly Scrolling Effect is Not a Defect

Yesterday, we published an article about a peculiar issue some OnePlus 5 owners were reportedly having: a jelly-like scrolling effect. We informed you of the various theories that were circulating around the web as to what may have been causing this issue, and we notified OnePlus regarding the issue so they could take a look...

Source: LG Will Ditch Its Signature Secondary Display for the V30

LG’s V line of flagship smartphones is arguably one of the company’s most innovative creations, with phones that are unafraid to stick to removable batteries, durable construction, or play around with other hardware concepts. One such feature that is arguably the defining feature of the LG V line is the inclusion of a secondary display -...

Verizon’s Moto Z2 Play Offers Android 7.1.1 and Snapdragon 626 for $408

Back on June 2nd, Lenovo-owned Motorola officially announced the Moto Z2 Play as the direct successor to the 2016 sleeper hit that was the Moto Z Play. Now, the Z2 Play is available for purchase through Verizon Wireless, and it's packing a pretty decent punch at a relatively low cost. On the very front of the...

The Google Play Store’s First Store-Wide Sale Offers Discounts up to 80% off

Over the years, the Google Play Store has seen some big updates and improvements. between UI refreshes, functionality changes, and more. We've come a long, long way since the early days of the Android Marketplace. In honor of Summer 2017 officially being underway, Google is launching the first ever site-wide sale on the Google Play Store. We've...

Auto Recorder Automatically Starts Recording When it Detects Audio Hits a Certain Level

Smartphones can be used for a lot of different functions with many people using older phones as dash cams, dedicated music players, etc. Developer Aiuspaktyn recently published an application called Auto Recorder to XDA Labs that will start and stop recording audio when it reaches and drops below certain levels. This can even let you use your...