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T-Mobile Rolls Out LTE-U Support in Select Locations in the US

T-Mobile yesterday announced that they're  rolling out support for LTE-U in the select parts of the US. LTE Unlicenced (LTE-U), utilizes the 5GHz spectrum - commonly used by WiFi devices - to deliver a faster network experience. The way LTE-U works is quite simple: it combines licensed spectrum with the underutilized unlicensed spectrum (5GHz) to...

Future Pixel Smartphones Could Feature a Touch Panel on the Back

When the Google Pixel was announced last October, one of the most controversial talking points was the design of the phone. The large glass panel on the back along with the rest of the metal body just looked odd and out of place, but a new patent that was recently granted to Google suggests that...

Nokia 6 Coming to the U.S. This July for $229

In the pre-smartphone era, Nokia was a driving force in the tech world. The company was later acquired by Microsoft and then HMD Global. Earlier this year, the Finnish company started production of Android phones with Nokia brand. The company has now announced that the Nokia 6 will go on sale in the United States this...

Amazon Brings Intercom Functionality to its Alexa Products

While Google is bringing Google Home to additional countries, Amazon has continued adding more and more features to its Alexa platform. Both Google and Amazon were reportedly working on bringing voice calls to their respective devices, Amazon ended up rolling out this feature just last month. Now we're seeing a new update for all Amazon...

Google Home Arrives in Canada

After months of preparation, Google Home is finally available for purchase in Canada. Google's virtual assistant speaker is the first device of its kind that lands in America's northern neighbor. The device was listed for pre-order for the last three weeks. Google's assistant comes localized for both Canadian English, and what is even more important, Canadian...

Honor 9 Flagship Launched

The Honor 8 was one of the most popular phones from Huawei last year and was even given a Pro model to follow up on its success. Today Honor announced the Honor 9 as the next installment of this phone line. The new phone comes with several improvements while keeping the signature glass body which...

ElementalX Kernel Available for the OnePlus 5

While the OnePlus 5 is yet to reach consumers' hand in most markets, development for the device has already kicked off. XDA Recognized Member flar2 has brought his popular ElementalX kernel to the OnePlus 5. It goes without saying that you'll require a custom recovery installed on your OnePlus 5 to flash this kernel. The full...

Watch the New Honor Phone Launch Here Live

Soon, Honor will begin their #LightCatcher event in Berlin, Germany. They are going to announce their newest flagship phone. Tune in at 6/27 2:30pm (CEST) below!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brnC6TAvjY8

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Mini-Review: A Hundred Dollars of Android Gets You Pretty Far

The Indian smartphone market is comprised of hundreds of players, spread across a large spectrum of budgets. But in a country where the per capita income (income per person in a year) was just ~$1,450 last fiscal year, aiming for the low end of the market with its vast untapped potential becomes crucial for brand...

Pure Nexus vs Resurrection Remix ROM (Nexus 6P)

https://youtu.be/42QYdC6nZ60There are many ROMS available out there for the Nexus devices, so it is not always easy choosing the best one. In this video Eric shows us his two favorite ROMs for his 6P, Pure Nexus and Resurrection Remix.If you'd like to download these ROMs for your Nexus 6P, follow the links below:XDA Pure...

Do Not Disturb Sync for Wear 2.0 — Regain Lost Functionality!

The Android Wear 2.0 upgrade added a lot of functionality to wear devices, however it also removed a few features as well. One of the features removed was the Do Not Disturb toggle between the phone and the wear device. XDA Junior member raimondas.rimkus liked the feature and decided to remedy the issue.The application can...

substratum Release 801 — Sungstratum, Encrypted Assets, and More

Quite recently, the lead developer of substratum released version 801 of the application. The update not only adds proper support for Samsung users (that too, rootless!) but it also manages to include a version bump for substratum's template to version 10.Rootless integration for Samsung SeX/TW users has been added to the application as a paid...