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Customize the Always on Display on the OnePlus 6/5T/5

OnePlus smartphones are subject to some of the most creative modifications on our forums. With a huge amount of custom ROMs available, OnePlus-specific Magisk modules, and more, it's clear that these devices are a favorite for development. Now, thanks to XDA Senior Member Udzi, you can customize the Always on Display on the OnePlus 6, OnePlus...

Android version distribution updated for August with no sign of Android Pie

It's that time of the month when Google updates the Android version distribution chart. It was last updated at the end of July when we found out that 12.1% of Android phones ran on Android 8.0 Oreo. Unfortunately, the updated statistics aren't that exciting. Since the last update, we now have a new version of Android to...

Forums for all devices announced/teased during IFA are now open

IFA is one of the biggest events in the mobile world every year. We always get a bunch of new device announcements and this year was no different. If you've been following XDA, you've seen plenty of new devices on our homepage. We now have forums for all of these devices as well. Let's go...

An alleged Huawei Mate 20 or Mate 20 Pro was spotted at IFA 2018

What do you do when an employee needs to bring a pre-production device out in public? You cover it up in a thick protective case and hope that nobody notices it. With how many technology journalists are at IFA 2018, it would be really hard to hide such an unannounced device from view. Indeed, someone...

Google Pixel 3/Pixel 3 XL appear on FCC with Band 71 support on T-Mobile

It's that time of the year again: Google is preparing to launch their next generation of Pixel devices this October. This time around, the Google Pixel 3 and the Google Pixel 3 XL will appear, though sadly the Pixel Watch has been delayed. We already know pretty much everything about the larger Pixel 3 XL...

Google Pixel Watch delayed as Google focuses on Wear OS

If you were waiting for the upcoming Google hardware event before deciding which smartwatch you should buy, we have some disappointing news to share. Google has confirmed to TomsGuide that the company won't release their own smartwatch this year. A trio of Google Pixel Watch devices was said to launch in October along with the Google Pixel...

This is the Google Assistant UI that likely shows when you dock the Google Pixel 3 into the Pixel Stand

Google is set to unveil the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL at their annual hardware event (albeit at a different time and place from earlier years.) There's little we don't know about the upcoming Google Pixel 3 XL thanks to pre-production units making their way to the Ukraine and Russia. Even the Pixel 3...

OnePlus to open a physical store in Paris near the OnePlus 6T launch

OnePlus appears to be moving up in the world. With a potential launch in the US right around the corner and ever-increasing sales, the company is on an upward trajectory. Things are about to get even better for them too. In an interview with Carl Pei, the company's Director, he revealed to French news site LesEchos that...

AT Player Updated with Direct Download

AT Player is a media player that combines music from free sources such as YouTube and radio into a beautiful UI ideal for music lovers who want both online and offline listening. The app is designed for people who don't want to pay for a streaming music subscription but still want convenient access to their...

Huawei Mate 20 Lite is official: Here are all the details

Earlier this summer, we published the first specifications list and renders for the Huawei Mate 20. That device is powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 980 system-on-chip, a beast of a SoC that was just unveiled by Huawei at IFA. It's certainly not going to be a cheap phone, so what does Huawei have in store for those...

AptX Adaptive is Qualcomm’s new Bluetooth audio codec which compresses audio at a variable bitrate

Almost all of the manufacturers have been rushing to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack from their devices since 2016. While some of us may agree that wireless is really the future of technology, it still has a big flaw: quality isn't as good and as consistent a wired connection. Users of wireless headphones often encounter...

Go from Excel Novice to Master with This 3-Course Bundle

Practically everyone who’s ever worked in an office has at least dabbled with Microsoft Excel at some point. But, chances are you’ve only scratched the surface of what this incredibly popular and powerful program can do. The Essential Microsoft Excel Lifetime Bundle offers three courses that will help you master this ubiquitous number-crunching tool, and the...