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Answer this Survey for Honor, Win an Honor 6X

Honor is giving away an Honor 6X, and all you have to do to enter is fill out this short survey which will help Honor learn more about your phone usage and preferences. All countries can participate, and the winner will be chosen in two weeks, on 11 August. Loading...

HTC 10 and HTC One A9 Android 7.0 Nougat Kernel Source Code Released

HTC just announced that they have published the Android 7.0 kernel source code for the HTC 10 and the HTC One A9. These newly published sets of kernel source code will go a long way towards helping with the development of Android 7.0, AOSP-based custom ROMs for these devices. Although it is always nice to see kernel...

Latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build Lets you Link your Android Phone to your Windows PC

Microsoft has announced the newest iteration of Insider Previews for Windows 10. Insider Preview Build 16251 for PC is rolling out to Windows 10 Insiders in the Fast ring, and will also be available for Insiders who opted in to 'Skip Ahead'. The highlight of Preview Build 16251 is the ability to link your Android...

HTC U11 Custom Kernel Brings Energy Aware Scheduling (EAS)

There's been a lot of talk about Energy Aware Scheduling (EAS) lately and now a new custom kernel brings this to the latest HTC flagship smartphone as well. This HTC U11 custom kernel is available thanks to XDA Senior Member Freak07 and can be flashed via TWRP. The developer does make note about having to move so far away...

Google Photos No Longer Limits Shared Albums at 2,000 Pictures

Google made millions of people sigh in relief when they launched their Google Photos service back at Google I/O 2015. Until then, it was near impossible to find a image hosting service that would store all of your photos indefinitely, for free. Those who didn't have many photos saved could find plenty of solutions out there,...

WhatsApp Reaches 1 Billion Active Users Per Day Milestone

Social media and communication platforms are serious business, with every big company trying or having tried in the past to get a piece of this giant pie. But sadly and ironically, such platforms can only become very successful once they have become successful, as they feed on their existing popularity to draw in more and...

Skip Songs in Spotify using Custom Rules with Skipify

Spotify took the music streaming industry by storm with its paid and free service over the years. The features offered combined with the collection of music available make it very hard to compete with. Still, no service is perfect for everyone. Features like Spotify Radio and the shared playlists are great ways to discover new...

Seven Years Later, Google Instant is Shutting Down

Back in 2010 with Marissa Mayer at the helm of Google Search Products and User Experience, she decided to launch a feature called Google Instant for Android. This is a feature that would instantly give you search results as you typed in a Google search box, allowing you to preview queries in real time. It...

Release 812 of Substratum Adds System Crash Detection, Deprecates Masquerade and More

The latest Substratum update was only a couple of weeks ago and the team already has a new version to push to the public. The previous update added changes to the LogChar, changes to the Overlays, and a number of bug fixes to help make the software more stable. Now, the team has released version...

Xiaomi Launches Mi 5X with 5.5-inch Full HD Display, Snapdragon 625 SoC, and Dual-cameras

In its launch event in China yesterday, Xiaomi officially launched a new mid-range smartphone, their latest Xiaomi Mi 5X. The Mi 5X sports a metal unibody design with an anti-fingerprint coating and features rounded corners to make for a comfortable hand grip. On the front, it has a 5.5-inch Full HD screen with a resolution of 1920 x...

Huawei Mate 9 and Honor 6X Receive Big Price Cuts on Amazon

Huawei launched the Mate 9 back in November of last year and it's been quite the popular device. It comes equipped with a 5.9" 1080p display, the Kirin 960 SoC and 4GB of RAM. When launched, the company said that others may be taking risks with innovations, they're happier making iterative improvements year after year....

YouTube Red and Google Play Music to Merge in the Future

Google is such a huge company and each service/product is run by a different team of people, so it can become difficult to keep things synced together and inline with each other. We see this quite often when application updates including new features get pushed to iOS before they arrive in the Play Store for...