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Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.1 Oreo beta update leaks with May security patch

Earlier today we broke news about the Xiaomi Mi A1's successor. The Mi A1 was Xiaomi's first Android One device and their CEO said there would be more this year. However, that doesn't mean the original is getting left by the wayside. Android 8.1 Oreo beta ROM has leaked for the Mi A1 and you...

Automatically timestamp and organize your photos with Picture Manager

Organizing all of the photos we take on our smartphones isn't something that most people want to do manually. Cloud storage services like Google Photos can organize the photos you upload, but there are some people who want to keep their pictures private. This is where Picture Manager from XDA Recognized Developer j to the 4n becomes...

Solid Explorer Is Now Optimized For Android TV And Chrome OS

In the years since it was released, Solid Explorer has built its reputation as one of the top file managers available for Android. It was installed over a million times and has a rating of 4.6 in Google Play Store. The popular file manager has finally made its way to Android TV and Chrome OS. Usually,...

Honor 7X Android Oreo update now rolling out in the U.S.

The Honor 7X, a mid-range smartphone from Huawei's sub-brand Honor, was launched with Android Nougat-based EMUI 5.1 out-of-the-box. However, the company had promised at the time of launch that the device would eventually receive the Android Oreo-based EMUI 8.0 update. Making good on its promise the company is rolling out the EMUI 8.0 update for...

LG Watch Timepiece is arriving with Wear OS and no NFC

With smartwatches seemingly on the rise, LG will be launching a new smartwatch known as the LG Watch Timepiece, according to AndroidHeadlines. Not only is this the first LG smartwatch that will be released since the LG Watch Sport, but it will also be the first smartwatch to launch with Wear OS. Wear OS is...

How Dashlane Keeps You From Forgetting Passwords

In many ways, the Internet has made life much easier and more manageable. In other ways, it’s done the complete opposite. For instance, remembering all of the different passwords required by different websites (many of which require obnoxiously odd combinations of letters and numbers) can be a nightmare. Dashlane Password Manager puts an end to the...

Exclusive: Xiaomi Mi A1’s successor is coming along with another Android One phone

The XDA-Developers forums are a popular destination for users interested in modifying the software on their Android smartphone or tablet. Custom ROMs, especially the ones based on the AOSP such as LineageOS, Resurrection Remix, or Paranoid Android, are especially popular on our forums for providing an alternative to OEM software. There's a lot of people who...

Xiaomi Redmi S2 leaks in live photos and hands-on video

Xiaomi is perhaps best known for their range of high-performance mid-range devices at low price points. Recently, their Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has become a best-seller in India (though the success is partly driven by the fact that the company has thus far only offered limited quantities sold during flash sales). The company also...

Massive 18.4″ Samsung Galaxy View receives unofficial LineageOS 15.1

Although smartphones have gotten larger and larger, tablets have mostly been pretty consistent with display sizes ranging from 7-inches to 10-inches measured diagonally. The bezel-less trend hasn't caught on with tablets (as it doesn't really make much sense for them), though more devices have shifted to 4:3 displays to match the iPad. In late 2015,...

Magisk v16.4 Released with Improved MagiskHide & Android P Support, and More

When it comes to rooting solutions on Android, there's not a lot that can beat Magisk. Capable of bypassing SafetyNet detection while being lightweight and open source, it's the root solution of choice for most users on our forums. It even has frequent updates which bring better support and more features—despite the fact that XDA...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Android P OTA leaks early

With the first Android P Developer Preview announced in March, it brought a number of changes which you can test out now on the Google Pixel/XL and Google Pixel 2/2 XL. Surprisingly, Xiaomi has just announced that the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s will also be receiving the Android P Developer Preview in the coming days,...

[Update: Fixed] Google Inbox emails can be spoofed to fake the recipient

Be careful what you click on. Eli Grey is a security researcher who has found a design flaw in Google Inbox allowing for an attacker to create a mailto link that spoofs the recipient of an email. He found this issue on May 4th, 2017, almost a year ago, and reported it to Google privately....