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Huawei P20, Huawei Mate 10, and more will start getting bi-monthly software updates

Earlier today, Huawei announced that they will be introducing software updates every two months for many of their smartphones. These updates will include not only new features and bug fixes, but the latest security patches as well. The company has previously been criticised for its lack of updates, with security patches often taking months to...

Motorola Moto Z3 Play receives closed Android P beta in China

Android P was announced by Google back in March. Since then, we have seen the release of Android P DP2 (which was the first Android P beta), followed by the release of Android P DP3 (also known as Android P Beta 2). This year, Google is following a new system of development. In previous year,...

Xiaomi Mi Box 4’s remote may have dedicated buttons for Google Assistant & Netflix

According to new FCC filings discovered by Variety, Xiaomi could be releasing the Xiaomi Mi Box 4 in the coming months in the United States. The model number of the device is MDZ-22-AB and it is yet again based on Android TV. Xiaomi's history with Android TV devices has been spotty, with the company only...

Niantic is opening up the AR platform behind Pokémon GO & Ingress to third-party developers

Whether you love it or hate it, you have to agree that Alphabet's Niantic Inc. (formerly known as Niantic Labs under Google) managed to hit gold with its ideas of exploration and real-world social interaction using our mobile smartphones to deliver Augmented Reality experiences. These AR experiences gave the average Joe another reason to go...

Renders of the Motorola One, another Moto Android One device, leak online

Renders of the Motorola One have leaked online courtesy of AndroidHeadlines. This is not to be confused with the Motorola One Power, which we've covered already. This is another Android One device to be released by the company sometime in the future with some very small differences. As we already know, the Motorola One Power is...

OnePlus still working on bringing phones to the US and a 5G phone for 2019

OnePlus has carved its own space within the Android community by offering what most enthusiasts want in a smartphone. Many feel they have replaced the niche left behind by Google's Nexus program as they offer high-end hardware with premium design at a price that's less than the competition. Marketing for the enthusiast crowd is difficult...

Google and Tencent become $500,000/year Platinum Level members of the Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the world's largest non-profit organization that is dedicated to the promotion of open source projects to help accelerate technological development, as well as commercial and industry adoption. It serves as the home of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and lead maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman, and serves to provide a neutral home where the...

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium forums are now open

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium finally has an official price and release date. The company announced that it will be available for pre-order on July 9th from Amazon and Best Buy with devices shipping on the 30th. Sony devices always have a great history of development, with most of their flagships often getting added to...

SD Cards with 128TB storage, ~1GB/s transfer speeds are coming in the future

The SD Association is a non-profit organization made up of around 900 companies which set out the standards for SD memory cards. They've announced the latest iteration of SD cards, SD express, which aims to provide 985MB/s transfer speeds. Even better, the maximum storage size has grown from 2TB to a huge 128TB. This comes...

Honor 10 Mini-Review: Two Months Later

When Honor launched the Honor 10, they promised a phone that would provide a new AI experience. Bringing the AI technology from the Honor View 10, and the build quality and performance of the Honor 9, we got a polished and complete version of Honor's vision for their smartphones. Honor 10 Specs Chipset Kirin 970 Display 1080x2280 RAM 4/6GB Storage 64/128GB Camera 18+24MP/24MP AI Camera Battery 3400mAh Display The first thing...

OnePlus announces 2 years of software updates, 3 years of security patches for all phones

Most would say that OnePlus is one of the few smartphone OEMs that stay on top of updates for their current batch of devices. Granted, they did drop the ball on the OnePlus 2 and the OnePlus X, but since the introduction of the OnePlus 3, it's fair to say that the company has been...

Samsung Messages bug is causing devices to send photos without user consent

Most of us keep very personal things on our smartphones these days. This is a device that is usually always within arm's reach for most of the day and something that many go to great lengths to keep secure. Android itself is built in a way that prevents the sharing of data from one application...