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OnePlus Co-Founders Talk About Plans for India, OnePlus 5T Camera, and More

OnePlus is one of a kind. In just a few short years, the Shenzhen, China-based startup managed to capture 12 percent of the high-end smartphone market and amass a worldwide following. It's experienced outsized growth in India, and in a wide-ranging interview with Gadgets 360, OnePlus co-founders Pete Lau and Carl Pei of OnePlus underlined...

[UPDATE: OTA Fix Coming] Blu’s Software Update is Locking People out of Their Phones

Update 12/04/2017: Blu has officially announced that an OTA fix for affected Blu Life One X2 devices will be pushed soon. This fix is only meant for affected users which haven't yet done a factory reset to fix said issue. If you have an affected device, send an email to escalations@bluproducts.com and be on the...

Microsoft Introduces “Sets”, Bringing Tabs to Every Windows 10 Application

Web browsers are much more versatile than most programs, generally speaking, and that's because they're skewed toward productivity. Case in point: Browsers such as Vivaldi, which allow you to group multiple tabs together and organize them any way you choose. So what if other programs were to adopt those same paradigms? That is to say, what...

Bootloader Unlock Codes for the LG V30 (H930/H930G Models) are Now Available

The last update to LG's bootloader unlock program added the unlocked US model of the LG G6 (US997). Since then, the LG V30 has been announced, and released in select markets. It still hasn't seen a wider roll-out yet, but it has been available for more than a month in markets such as the US. ...

Google Patents Dual-Screen Convertible Laptop

Patents don't always make it into consumer products, but there's always a chance they might. And that's what makes Google's patent for a dual-screen convertible laptop so exciting. The newly uncovered United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) filing follows another, related Google patent for an automated and motorized laptop lid. This one shows a device made up...

Samsung Looking to Upgrade Bixby By Acquiring Fluenty, An Artificial Intelligence Startup

Fluenty is a smart reply assistant application, which can be run in both Korean and in English. When given a text, it can suggest automatic replies which range from witty to actual informational answers. Founded by developers previously at Naver and Daum, two of the biggest Korean search engines, the developers already have experience in...

OnePlus 5T Lava Red is Exclusive to China

OnePlus announced the OnePlus 5T in early October, the newest in its wallet-friendly line of smartphones, and it's since gone on to break the company's sales records. But OnePlus isn't resting on its laurels. On Tuesday, it announced a red-colored limited edition OnePlus 5T "Lava Red" that'll be exclusive to China. OnePlus said the OnePlus 5T...

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Leaked by China Telecom, Has 5.7-inch HD+ Display and Snapdragon 625

Thanks to devices such as the Redmi 1s, which offered a great experience at a price point under $100, Xiaomi's Redmi series are some of the most popular devices out there. The Redmi 1s has since been followed up by the Redmi 2, the Redmi 3/3s, and most recently the Redmi 4/4X in 2017. Now, rumors about...

NVIDIA Shield Tablet Update Patches KRACK and BroadPwn Vulnerabilities

NVIDIA released the original Shield Tablet back 2014, and followed it up with a more powerful model, the Shield Tablet K1, in 2015. It's not terribly common to see original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) support older devices long past their launch date, but the company continues to buck the trend by regularly upgrading its entire Shield...

SwiftKey Beta Adds Location Sharing, Quick Paste, and More

Every developer debugs updates differently. Some choose to use Google Play's built-in beta-testing feature, while others like to separate their releases into several branches. SwiftKey takes the latter approach, and folks who've opted into the beta program will be glad to hear that a major update's rolling out this week. The SwiftKey Beta offers a way to...

Samsung Granted Patent for Under-Screen Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung's effort to develop an under-screen fingerprint sensor is an open secret. As early as Spring 2017, shortly before the release of the Galaxy S8, the Seoul, South Korea-based was developing a fingerprint sensor that could be embedded in a smartphone screen. It reportedly tried to build one for the Galaxy Note 8 but, but couldn't overcome...

Google Talks About Detecting and Blocking Tizi Android Spyware

We've reported in the past on the things Google does to keep Android smartphones and tablets safe from malware -- for example, the Play Store detects Potentially Harmful Applications (PHAs) using a combination of algorithms and human screening. But sometimes new malware slips through the cracks. Case in point? Tizi, a spyware program that targets a...