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LG V40 ThinQ press renders confirm triple rear and dual front cameras

Since LG has moved to release two flagship smartphones a year, a lot of people have begun to ignore the LG G series. The LG V series had originally used its secondary display as a way to differentiate itself from the G series (and the rest of the smartphone market). However, that ended with the...

Google Pixel 3 wireless charging stand leaks, may support fast charging

Rumors of wireless charging for the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL go all the way back to June. We discovered references to a wireless charging dock in Android P Beta 2. Shortly after that, we found references to a "Pixel Stand" in an APK teardown of the Google app. The cat was let...

Vivo V9 Pro launched in India with 6.3-inch display and Snapdragon 660 SoC

Vivo, along with its sister company OPPO, has traditionally done well in the offline smartphone retail space. The company chooses to spend more on marketing, sponsorships, and dealer margins, and the net result of this spending is that its phones haven't generally been competitive with the likes of Xiaomi and Honor. The Vivo V9 is...

Nubia Z18S and ZTE Blade X2 Max get certified with specs and images

ZTE is an interesting position right now. After concluding a lengthy legal saga, the company can now operate and sell smartphones. It re-entered the Android flagship smartphone space by launching the ZTE Axon 9 Pro at IFA last month. While the Axon 9 Pro is a fairly standard 2018 Android flagship, it's not the only...

ZTE Axon 7, LG G2, Redmi 3S/3X and Redmi 4X get official LineageOS 15.1

The ZTE Axon 7 and the LG G2, in particular, are two old devices now, releasing in 2016 and 2013 respectively. Even still, old age has never been a deterrent to some of the most talented developers on our forums, and it's no different even now. You can now get an official build of LineageOS...

Support page suggests Android Messages’ Automatic Spam Detection goes live soon

Android Messages 3.6 has rolled out on the Google Play Store for one user on Reddit, and it brings a refreshed icon as well as the new search features that Google announced earlier this week. But that's not all it may be bringing to the table. We did a quick teardown of the latest APK and...

Samsung may sell Gradient Color Cases for the Galaxy A7, J4+, and J6+

Last week, Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) as the successor to the Galaxy A7 (2017). This week, the company also made the Samsung Galaxy J6+ and the Samsung Galaxy J4+ official in India. Yesterday, it then brought the Galaxy A7 (2018) to India at a starting price tag of ₹23,990. The new Galaxy...

ARCore 1.5 hints at support for OnePlus 6T, Huawei Mate 20, and more

Before the release of Google ARCore, there was the short-lived Google Tango project. Tango required the use of dedicated hardware for spatial recognition, and thus you needed a new phone like the Asus ZenFone AR if you wanted to experience augmented reality. Tango obviously never took off, but the ARCore augmented reality platform has quietly...

Download Google Pixel 3 Live Wallpapers Ported for Android 6.0+

Earlier today, the official Google Pixel 3 wallpapers leaked online along with the Pixel Wallpapers app containing the new Live Wallpapers. While the high-quality still images of the live wallpapers are nice, what people really want are the new Google Pixel 3 Live Wallpapers. The few users who could install the leaked Live Wallpapers APK...

LineageOS 15.1, Resurrection Remix, and more are here for the Poco F1

Xiaomi's new sub-brand, Poco, has made a rather big splash within the Android community with the Poco F1. Going by Google's own search volume, it hasn't quite reached the status of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 or the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, but it is a new brand and it may grow if the company continues...

OnePlus 5 & OnePlus 5T get OxygenOS Open Beta 19/17 with September patches

Anyone familiar with how OnePlus handles software updates for their Open Beta program will not be surprised that both the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T just received two new updates at the same time. This is possible thanks to their two phones from each year being so similar, but it does mean that each...

Android Oreo rolling out for Moto G5S Plus in India

Earlier this week, we reported that Motorola had begun rolling out Android Oreo update to the Moto G5 owners in India. Now it appears the Moto G5S Plus is also getting the same treatment. Users in Brazil have already received Android 8.1 earlier this month. And now the company is finally bringing this long overdue...