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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...

Microsoft News is taking on Google News with new design and AI suggestions

The term "fake news" has become a common phrase over here in the United States over the last couple of years and it's started to make people question which news articles can be trusted. It's been reported that more than two-thirds of adults in the United States get their news from Facebook, and many don't...

Unofficial LineageOS 15.1 now available for the Sony Xperia XA2

The Sony Xperia XA2 was unveiled earlier this year alongside two other devices as well. A few days later, it was added to the Sony Open Devices program. This means that not only can developers start making custom ROMs and kernels for the device, but they can build AOSP for it, as provided by Sony themselves....

Alleged Nokia 5.1 Plus specifications and renders appear on TENAA

The Nokia 5.1 Plus is part of the Android One program, and we already have an idea of what it will look like. We have no clue when it will launch, but the alleged device has now shown up on TENAA complete with specifications and device renders, suggesting that a launch might not be too...

AT&T and Verizon will stop selling real-time location data from users

Big data is big business these days and companies can do a lot with even the smallest piece of information from a particular user base. In the Android community, we often talk about this when we're discussing 3rd-party applications that are selling location data to a different company. But a lot of times the data...

Google Flutter Release Preview 1: Next-Gen Native App Design

Cross-platform development is a difficult problem to solve, but Google feels that they have created a toolkit that will go a long way to helping simplify it with Flutter. Earlier this year at Google I/O, they announced Flutter Beta 3, which they felt was a production ready build of the cross-platform UI framework. Google is...

How to set up ADB & Fastboot on an x86_64 Chromebook running Chrome OS

ADB and Fastboot are tools that every Android developer and power user should be intimately familiar with. They're powerful command line programs that allow you to use your PC to interface with your smartphone, whether it be for app debugging or modifying the software. Setting up ADB/Fastboot is fairly simple if you have a PC running...

Facebook Messenger is testing autoplaying video ads

Facebook has always been infamous for serving loads of advertisements across all of its platforms and applications. In addition to all of the other places Facebook sells advertisements already, about 18 months ago, Facebook Messenger was added to the list. Having to look at static, text-based and/or image-based advertisements right where one would generally converse with...

Google Home and Google Home Mini launch in Austria, Ireland, and Spain

The original Google Assistant-powered Google Home was launched back in 2016. It offers high-quality sound in a portable form factor. About a year later, the Google Home Mini and Google Home Max were introduced. They're also equipped with Assistant onboard, but offer an alternative for those looking for a smart home speaker in a different...

MIUI 10 China Developer ROM now available for 10 Xiaomi phones

The MIUI 10 Global ROM was announced nearly 2 weeks ago along the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 unveiling in India. This came about a week after the MIUI 10 China ROM was announced. The latest version of MIUI is a completely redesigned and reimagined version of Xiaomi's skin. We've covered every new feature it offered and the...

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 specifications and renders appear on TENAA

Months ago, we had exclusively revealed the possible specifications of Xiaomi's upcoming large screen behemoth, the Xiaomi Mi Max 3. The reveal was based upon information from the firmware files of the alleged Mi Max 3. Today, we have confirmation on several of the previously reported specifications, thanks to TENAA listings of the upcoming Xiaomi...