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Enable Always On Display on Any Samsung Nougat Device Without Root

Always on Display is a nifty feature available in flagship Samsung phones, and finally on the new Google Pixel 2/2 XL. Introduced on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, Always on Display takes advantage of the AMOLED screen to light up parts of the screen with a clock or other widget without having a...

Enable Custom Volume Slider Step Counts on the LG V20 with this Mod

The number of volume steps a device has can impact how enjoyable the listening experience is. The OnePlus 5 has 30 media volume stepsĀ and the newly launched Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have 25 media volume steps. The LG V30 has a crazy 75 volume steps for its HiFi volume, which is a...

How to Enable the App Twin Feature on Huawei & Honor Devices with EMUI 5.0

EMUI 5.0 launched with the Huawei Mate 9 and it came with a feature called App Twin. App Twin allows you to clone certain applications so you can set up multiple accounts. The original list of applications that App Twin lets you clone is fairly limited, but we figured out how to make it work...

DxOMark Reviews Huawei Mate 10 Pro Cameras: ‘Outstanding Still Image Performance’

Recently, we have seen a lot of controversy erupt over DxOMark's reviews of flagship smartphone cameras. At one time, it seemed the general public wasn't well-aware of DxO's role as a consulting company which helps OEMs deliver better image quality from their cameras, which, depending on who you ask, leads to an inherent bias on...

Theme OxygenOS/Android Oreo on OnePlus 3/3T Without Root Using Substratum

OnePlus just recently started publicly beta testing Android Oreo on the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T. While the Android 8.0 update to last year's flagship OnePlus phones doesn't bring Project Treble support, it does include support for Substratum themes. This is possible because the theme framework behind Substratum, Overlay Manager Service, is built into...

[Possibly Redmi Note 5] Xiaomi Device Featuring 18:9 Display with Rounded Corners Surfaces on China’s TENAA Website

It seems that China's TENAA certification website is just leaking devices left and right today. Earlier we saw what was said to be the HTC U11 Plus appear on the website and now an unannounced Xiaomi device is up there as well -- possibly the Redmi Note 5. It was inevitable that Xiaomi would release...

HTC U11 Plus Passes Through TENAA, Photos Show 18:9 Display

HTC's mobile division may be losing money but the company has been working to resolve the issue over the last couple of years. Along with some assistance from Google, the company is continuing to work on and release new smartphones with a new launch event happening on November 2nd. Rumor says the company will unveil...

HTC U11 Life Rumored to Launch on November 2, Alleged Specs Leaked

This year we've watched as HTC has launched their new U series with a couple of new devices on the market already. We've been hearing rumors of two more HTC U devices that have yet to be revealed with one being called the HTC U11 Plus and the other being the HTC U11 Life. There's...

The Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL Will Receive 3 Years of Updates

The support page for the Google Pixel 2 has some interesting information regarding device upgrades. It seems that the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL will actually be receiving 3 years of OS upgrades, meaning that they may potentially reach up to Android R, including security patches. Initially the specs sheet mentioned it,...

Users Report High Pitched Frequency Sound and Clicking Coming from the Google Pixel 2’s Earpiece

The Google Pixel 2 looks to be a pretty good device, even if the XL version has some pretty big issues, primarily with the display. With a powerful SoC, 4GB RAM and an amazing camera it would be easy to look past, except for the fact that the are a few more quirks most wouldn't...

HTC to Announce a New U Device on November 2

The considerable windfall in HTC's fortunes that came with Google's acquisition of part of HTC's smartphone business for $1.1 billion has changed the situation for the company. HTC had been struggling to keep itself afloat, but the U11 did help things considerably by selling better than the HTC 10. However, HTC's revenue drastically decreased in August,...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Powered Windows 10 Laptops Launching Soon

At the Qualcomm 5G summit in Hong Kong last week, we learned about the new upcoming Windows 10 devices powered by Snapdragon 835 SoCs. The Qualcomm 5G summit is hosted every year by Qualcomm, a 3 day event where various manufacturers and technology companies come to showcase their new products. A year ago, Microsoft showed off...