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The Pocophone F1 will be updated to at least Android Q

The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is an interesting experiment for the company and I for one am curious to see how it pans out for them. Many have said they are taking the OnePlus approach by offering high-end specs at a respectable price. They are also being quite friendly to the developer community with a promise...

Download the first MIUI 10 Android Pie beta for the POCO F1

This year, we have seen many launches of good "affordable flagship" phones such as the OnePlus 6, Asus ZenFone 5Z, Honor Play, and now the OnePlus 6T. However, the one phone which is clearly superior than its competitors in terms of offering value for money is the Xiaomi POCO F1, also known as the Xiaomi...

Nokia 6.1 now receiving Android Pie update

While HMD Global has been the subject of controversy regarding their cooperation with the custom development scene, their commitment to software updates certainly can't go unnoticed. They're one of the first major smartphone manufacturers to release Android Pie officially for their devices. They were also one of the first manufacturers to bring Google's Digital Wellbeing...

NVIDIA SHIELD TV can now be controlled with Amazon Alexa

The NVIDIA Shield TV is one of the most popular smart devices in the Android ecosystem. The reason behind this is that the device has been out for about 3 years now and is still receiving updates from the manufacturer. Just a couple of months ago, NVIDIA rolled out the Android Oreo update to the popular...

RED Hydrogen One Review of Reviews: A Spectacular Failure

If you're a frequent reader of tech sites you probably saw a plethora of reviews today. We finally saw the OnePlus 6T get officially announced (along with Part 1 of our review), but the day started with a much more niche device: the RED Hydrogen One. RED is most well-known for making very high-end camera equipment....

[Update: Available in U.S.] Nokia 7.1 revealed as part of the Android One program with a Snapdragon 636

HMD Global's launch event has been hyped up to a great extent, which was helped by the fact that nobody knew what exactly it was that the company was going to release. Was it going to be the Nokia 9, complete with its penta-camera setup? Or was it going to be the Nokia 7.1, a...

Moto Z3, Moto G6 Plus, and Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra get TWRP support

Since Lenovo acquired the Motorola brand, the Android community has been rather divided when it comes to the devices they sell. The company's high-end flagship devices haven't received very many headlines past their launch date, but their mid-range Moto G series has continued to be a popular device for them. The Moto Z series usually has a...

Sony Xperia XZ3 does not have Xperia Theme support

While you're using your smartphones, most of the companies who manufactured them are monitoring the things you're doing with them. All of this data is anonymized so they can't use it to call you out by name, but they are collecting analytical data to help improve the product's future. In such example, it has just...

OnePlus 6T Unboxing & Hands-on

The OnePlus 6T was officially announced earlier today. We've had our hands on the device for a while now and we posted Part 1 of our review. However, if you'd like to see the device in a hands-on video, our friends over at Pocketnow have you covered. Check out the video below to see the...

OnePlus 6T kernel source code now available

After months of leaks and rumors, the OnePlus 6T was officially announced earlier today. We already posted Part 1 of our review and shared some downloads from the device. OnePlus devices are generally very popular in the Android community. One thing that goes towards that is OnePlus' openness with software. They have already posted the...

OnePlus 6T in America: What you need to know about using it on T-Mobile or Verizon

The OnePlus 6T was just announced today and it'll go on sale in 33 markets, including the United States. Just like the OnePlus 6, you can buy the OnePlus 6T straight from OnePlus.com if you're in the United States. However, OnePlus has partnered with T-Mobile to sell the OnePlus 6T in retail stores. In addition, the...

OnePlus 6T announced with an In-display Fingerprint Scanner, Waterdrop notch design, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

OnePlus' two-phones-a-year strategy has paid off immensely for the company, as seen by their growing success in Europe and India. There's never a wrong time to buy a OnePlus flagship—you'll always be getting the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset that's currently available with huge amounts of RAM at your disposal. Earlier this year, the OnePlus 6...