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The OnePlus 3/3T Will Receive Android O by the End of 2017

The OnePlus 5 may be the the talk of the town right now, but OnePlus still has a lot to prove to consumers when it comes to updating their older devices. OnePlus previously confirmed that the company would be updating their previous flagship smartphones to Android O, but thanks to a recent AMA that the company...

Honor 9 Versus the Competition

The Honor 9 has been announced as the followup to the popular Honor 8 from last year. This new phone comes at the same time as other powerful phones within the same price hit the market. Let's check out these different phones and see how they compare to the new Honor 9.Like the OnePlus 5,...

European Commission Orders Google to Pay $2.7 Billion for Manipulating Shopping Results

European Union regulators have issued a whopping $2.7 billion (€2.42 billion) fine on Google for violating European antitrust regulations. The search giant was accused of manipulating search results to favor its own shopping service. Google has been given 90 days to fix the problem, and if it doesn't, the EU will hit it with penalty...

Android Nougat Finally Rolling out for the Moto X Force

Motorola has finally pushed the Android Nougat update for the Moto X Force. Users of this handset may soon receive an OTA update notification when the update has been downloaded and is waiting to be installed. The build number of the update is NPK25.200-12, and the version of Android is official 7.0. There's no telling if or...

Google Home is Far More Likely than the Amazon Echo to Answer Your Searches

Voice activated home assistant devices are all the rage right now. At the forefront of this new device war is Amazon's Echo powered by Alexa and the Google Home powered by Google Assistant. A new study decided to test the accuracy of Google Home and Amazon Echo to see which one performs better at searching. To capture the...

Collection of Framework Mods for the OnePlus 3/3T on Open Beta 18\9

Although some have moved on to the OnePlus 5, there still a lot of people rocking the OnePlus 3 or OnePlus 3T. These devices has always had a healthy developer scene on our forums, and now there are some new framework mods from XDA Senior Member SyCreed for you to try. These mods are packaged into a...

Multi-User Features on Google Home are Now Heading to the UK

If you live in the UK and share a Google Home with multiple people in your house or flat, things are about to get a whole lot easier. Thanks to a software update that's rolling out to all Google Home users in the United Kingdom, your Google-made smart speaker will now have multi-user support. You can...

5 Days with the OnePlus 5

https://youtu.be/Qrs_S3ORhm8As the dust settles, more and more people are starting to learn what is good, and what is not so good, about the new OnePlus 5. In this video Miles gives his own impressions after a few days use with the flagship phone. If you would like to know more about the phone, we have covered...

Magisk Module Fixes SafetyNet Checks on the HTC 10

Some Xiaomi devices were having trouble passing SafetyNet checks so XDA Senior Member Deic created a Magisk Module to help bypass it. XDA Senior Member hiimpig1 adapted that module for the HTC 10 so that it could work on the HTC 10's stock ROM or any custom ROM that you have installed. For this module to work, you can't have...

Apply to Get Honor’s New Phone for Free [Update: Winners Announced!]

Update! Along with Honor, we have selected the five lucky winners who will all be sent a free Honor 9 phone to do a video review. Here are the winners, along with a sample of their video capability. They will be contacted via email to arrange shipping for their Honor 9!Issac Mosna Shai Krish Roy Roberts Adnan Ahmed Steve...

Ozone is a Substratum Module for the OnePlus 5 to Add Accent Colors, Action Bar Colors and more

Some feel the customization options (such as the accent colors) on the recent OnePlus phones are quiet limited. So XDA Senior Member ungeeked has been working to expand these options for a while now. Many enjoyed their work on the OnePlus 3/3T and how their Ozone Substratum module is available for the OnePlus 5. This adds 50+...

Sony Will Demo 3D Biometric Facial Recognition at MWC Shanghai

MWC Shanghai will be taking place this week from June 28th to July 1st and Sony will be there to show off some new technology they've been working on. The trend of biometric authentication has been on the rise within the smartphone industry ever since more OEMs started using fingerprint scanners. We've seen Samsung add...