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Online Chat with Honor View 10 Product Manager, Ask Questions, Win an Honor View 10 & Many Other Prizes

As many of you may know, XDA and Honor have a partnership to promote the development community around their phones. With the new Honor View10, we have a really exciting opportunity for the community to get personal with Honor and ask some of your burning questions.The Honor View 10 is one of the most exciting...

Announcing the PC Hardware Forums on XDA-Developers

For those of you who have been following this PC Hardware journey from the beginning you've probably noticed that I post things in multiple locations, such as Medium. This was never intended to be a long term solution to the problem though. And so, after a lot of preparation work, we are happy to announce...

XDA PC Hardware Analysis : Intel Core X and AMD Threadripper Face Off in Our Linux and Android Test Suite

These new lineups looked like it would offer great processors for enthusiasts, team build machines and those who work on custom Android builds for daily work. You have been asking us to try and find out how well this will work for your own use cases -- and we've been working since then to make...

Andromeda Lets You Theme Oreo Without Root, and It’s on Sale

One of the reasons people root their Android phones is to get system-wide theming support. In the past, it was built into CyanogenMod's popular Theme Engine (CMTE), but CMTE was retired in LineageOS, and the baton of system-wide theming support has been passed to Substratum. Substratum required custom ROM support initially, but that changed with the release...

January 2018 Security Patch Reportedly Rolling out to Mi A1 Oreo Beta Testers

Xiaomi's been in the smartphone business for six years, and almost all of its smartphones run MIUI, the company's custom Android skin. MIUI adds features you won't find in stock Android, but be that as it may, many phone enthusiasts have been waiting a while for the Xiaomi to release a smartphone with stock Android. The...

Sony Rumored to Unveil Snapdragon 845 Smartphone at CES 2018

Sony's a huge consumer electronics company that puts out video games, televisions, audio equipment, smartphones, and more every year. The Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, then, fits the Japan-based company to a T, and it's no surprise that Sony's already started sending out invites to its annual CES 2018 press conference. It'll be a newsworthy...

Google Home Max Exhibits Audio Latency With Music Played Through the Aux-in Port

The Google Home Max, Google's premium smart home speaker, went on sale earlier this month in the US. And while it's received rave reviews from critics, it appears to have an audio-related issue that make it a little less than perfect. According to a report from Variety, the Google Home Max exhibits latency when music's played...

Xiaomi is bringing iPhone X-Style Gestures to the Redmi 5/5+ and Mi MIX 1/2

The iPhone X is a nearly bezel-less device that lacks a physical home button, which begs the question: How do you get to the home screen? The answer is pretty simple: By way of on-screen gestures. Xiaomi's introducing similar controls in its bezel-less offerings, including the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and 5+ and the Mi MIX...

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Reportedly Sports a 7-Inch 18:9 Display and 5,500mAh Battery

The Xiaomi Mi Max series of devices are characterized by large, edge-to-edge screens and mid-range hardware. And if rumours are to be believed, the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Max 3 will keep with tradition. According to a report in Chinese blog CNMO, the Mi Max 3 will have a 7-inch 18:9 display, 5,500mAh battery, and a Snapdragon 630...

First Look: Team T-Force Night Hawk DDR4 & Cardea m.2 SSD

Editor's Note: The items featured in this article were provided to us by Team Group for review purposes. As the season for new PC processors starts winding down, it's a great time to take stock of the hardware components that make a difference -- especially those that can alleviate potential bottlenecks. In late October, we received a...

Google Planning to Open Brick-and-Mortar Stores in India to Increase Google Pixel Sales

Google's planning to open brick -and-mortar stores in India to help boost sales of Google Pixel devices in the country, according to three sources who spoke to Telecom from the Economic Times. The search giant hired a key Apple executive to help with the expansion, and plans to open "experience stores" where users can try out the new...

Alleged 2018 Huawei Roadmap Details the Company’s Product Schedule

Smartphones, wearables, and tablets are generally designed a year or two in advance for logistical reasons. Case in point: Huawei's 2018 product roadmap, a leaked photo photo of which shows devices that aren't shipping late next year. The company's leaked 2018 roadmap spells out the company's quarter-by-quarter product plans, most of which are spread fairly far...