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The Android One Motorola One Power leaks in new photos showing a notch and dual cameras

Last month, we began seeing rumors of an unreleased Motorola smartphone that is headed to Google's Android One program. The device is a said to be called the Motorola One Power (or Moto One Power) and images indicate it will have a slim top bezel but a very wide notch at the top. At the...

Moto Z3 Play and Moto G6 Play arrive as Amazon Prime exclusives with discounted prices

Amazon is constantly looking for additional perks to entice customers to sign up for their Prime membership service. One of the more recent benefits came in the form of the Amazon Prime Exclusive program where you could purchase Android smartphones for less than retail price. This originally meant that you would be shown ads on...

Official TWRP now available for the Samsung Galaxy A3 2017

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is one of Samsung's more budget-oriented smartphones. Because of that, developer interest is not as abundant in comparison to other devices and there isn't much by the way of official custom AOSP-based ROMs or custom kernels. That could be set to change though, as an official TWRP build has been...

Google Account page gets cleaner design and new security and privacy options

We've all heard that companies like Google collect a bunch of data on the things we do online, but it can be eye-opening to find out exactly what type of data is actually being collected. It's rare for a company to be so open about the information they collect. Google is one of the few...

Sony says display issues on the Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ2 aren’t defects

Sony has finally made a statement regarding the number of display issues relating to the Sony Xperia XZ1 and the Sony Xperia XZ2 to XperiaBlog - and fans won't be happy. Sony has said that they are not in fact defects and that the lines and dots are a known behavior caused by static. Source: Tweakers The...

Play DOOGEE’s FIFA 2018 World Cup Game and Win a Lifetime of New DOOGEE Phones

DOOGEE is hyped about the 2018 World Cup taking place in Russia. To share their excitement, they've created a few games to give you the opportunity to win a prize. Play the Football Game Head over to the link above to play the Football game and try your luck. The top three ranking players will win either...

Team OpenKirin opens website to support all EMUI 8 Huawei/Honor devices

Huawei and their subsidiary Honor ship their smartphones and tablets with their EMUI software. It's a heavily modified version of the stock Android framework that offers a lot of features not found in AOSP. Some people prefer all of the added features while the stock Android purists would much rather have stock Android running on...

Xiaomi Mi 8 SE kernel source code now available

Xiaomi has been releasing a lot of devices recently and with even more on the horizon, the company may find it hard to keep its commitment to release kernel source code on a timely basis. The newly released Xiaomi Mi 8 SE's kernel source code has just been released so developers can now get to work on porting...

Instagram launches a vertical video platform to compete with YouTube

Instagram is launching its own video platform to compete with YouTube following an announcement where the company revealed it had surpassed 1 billion users. Named IGTV, the service aims to work exactly like a television service on your smartphone—each episode is entirely free and up to an hour long. Oh, and Instagram is pushing vertical...

Xiaomi EU releases unofficial MIUI 10 for Xiaomi devices

As surprising as it may be, Xiaomi devices are known for having an active development scene here on the XDA forums. Most of the custom development on Xiaomi phones that users come to our forums for is related to AOSP-based custom ROMs like LineageOS, CarbonROM, Pixel Experience, Resurrection Remix, and more. Fans of Xiaomi's MIUI may know...

The Lamborghini Oppo Find X is fully charged in 35 minutes with Super VOOC

Another car manufacturer is partnering up with an Android OEM to make a luxurious device. The Lamborghini Oppo Find X was announced at the same time as the regular Oppo Find X with some clever tricks up its sleeve. The biggest is the inclusion of Super VOOC which is supposedly the fastest charging technology for smartphones....

Google Play Store has a new Subscription Center for easy management

Google sees a lot of potential for subscription-based services in the Google Play Store, and rightfully so. We're told that people who are subscribing to services via the Google Play Store have grown to more than 80% compared to where things were at last year. With a lot more developers taking advantage of this new...