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Fully Customize Gmail Notification Buttons with the AutoNotification app

Android has plenty of great apps for managing your email, though the most popular by far is likely Google's own Gmail and Inbox app. If you gets tons of emails each day, then you may be annoyed by the amount of smartphone notifications that brings. Android has gained powerful notification management features in the past few...

Amazon Prime Video is Now Available on Android TV

It's no secret that Amazon and Google have declared the equivalent of digital thermonuclear war on each other. They've been competing in every imaginable field as of late: In personal AI (Google's Assistant vs. Amazon's Alexa), in smart speakers (Google's Home vs. Amazon's Echo) and in streaming devices (Google's Chromecast vs. Amazon's Fire TV). It's...

Xiaomi’s Market Share Nearly Doubled in Q3 2017, Thanks to Sales in India

The state of the worldwide smartphone market has Samsung as the world's top smartphone manufacturer, followed by Apple and Huawei in second and third position respectively. However, that's not the interesting part of Instant Flash News' latest report for the worldwide smartphone market in Q3 2017, which is based on data from IDC. The report shows...

Huawei Signs a Patent License Agreement with Nokia

While the actual Nokia may be out of the smartphone manufacturing business, it doesn't mean they aren't still profiting from smartphone sales. Besides the IP licensing deal they made with HMD Global last year, the company also owns a lot of patents when it comes to the technology we see in the average smartphone these...

Uncover One of the Most Exciting Aspects of AI with This Training

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is officially here, and it’s playing an increasingly important role in the way we live our lives. Reinforcement learning—a subcategory of machine learning inspired by behavioral psychiatry—is one of the most exciting and important elements of the AI revolution, and the Reinforcement Learning Bundle of courses will get you up to speed...

[Update: Deal Over] Celebrate Christmas with a Few Temporarily Free Substratum Themes

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to our readers at XDA! I hope you're enjoying the time spent with your family today. Christmas is a great time for gift-giving, and to that end, a few Substratum themers have come together to offer their themes for free, at least temporarily. You can grab the following Substratum themes for...

Samsung India Increases Mobile Phone Revenue by 27% YoY

India has become an important market for a number of major smartphone OEMs these last few years. It can be difficult to compete in India for a number of reasons, but the steps that Samsung has been taking lately seem to be paying off. A new report shows that Samsung India's mobile smartphone division was...

How to Potentially Fix Lag Issues on Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatches

Many users, since upgrading to Android Wear 2.0, have reported severe slowdowns where the device lags heavily and appears to freeze up at times. Often, waking the screen of the device and attempting to slide a notification card up will crawl the watch into a slow, unusable mess for a brief period of time. Lots of...

Huawei Announces the Honor 9 Lite with an 18:9 Screen and Quad Cameras

Huawei has been making a lot of headlines lately with their support for Android's Project Treble along with the confirmation that they will be entering the U.S. market in a big way very soon. The company launched the flagship Honor 9 back in June this year and now they have unveiled the mid-range Honor 9 Lite...

Xiaomi Recruiting Beta Testers for the Mi 6 Android Oreo Update while Redmi 5A/Note 5A Gets MIUI 9

Xiaomi kicked off development for the Android Oreo update coming to its flagship lineup earlier this month, and rolled out an early version of an Android Oreo-based MIUI 9 ROM to a closed group of Mi 6 users. At the time, the beta program was open to MIUI China Alpha ROM users only. But it looks...

Report: Shipments of Wearable Devices to Double by 2021

For a while, it's seemed that smartwatches were nothing more than a gimmick. With stagnating sales and many companies dropping out of the smartwatch market such as Motorola, it seemed that the market for smartwatches is going nowhere. However, a report by IDC says otherwise. The report states that not only are smartwatches increasing in uptake...

Honor 7X and Honor V10 Headed to Latin America in 2018

Huawei, and particularly their sub-brand Honor, has a global presence that's the envy of many of its competitors. Some Honor phones are even sold in the United States—a market Huawei is currently looking to fully expand into with carrier partnerships. While Huawei does have a presence in markets like Latin America, they haven't brought their...