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Navigation Gestures updated with Activity Launching, a Tasker plugin, Performance Improvements, and more

Our Navigation Gestures app has been available for a little over 6 months now. We've updated the app several times since launch with new and handy features. It's been a while since our last big update, but it's finally here with version 1.4. This update includes several new toggles, Launch Activities, Tasker plugins, improved immersive/fullscreen...

Huawei opens a Vulnerability Reward Program with a max payout of ~$143,000

Mobile security is important for a number of reasons, no less because most of our personal lives now reside on our smartphones. From photographs to social media, anybody with malicious access to your device could, in theory, cause a number of problems in your life. That's why it's important to make sure you have the...

Razer Phone 2 kernel source code and factory images now available

The Razer Phone 2 launched back in October along with a few cool Razer-branded accessories. It's a gaming phone primarily and it features a 120Hz display and the latest and greatest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip. Thanks to its sheer power, it can be fun for developers who may want to toy with it, and Razer as...

Here’s everything we know about the Motorola Moto G7 Plus

Motorola's highest-end G7 device, the Motorola Moto G7 Plus, should launch sometime in the first half of 2019. Like its weaker siblings, the Moto G7 Plus has already appeared on the FCC, revealing some of its specifications. A possible press render for the device has also shown up online. Now, we are able to share...

Motorola Moto G7 Play: What we know about its Design and Specifications

When looking at the latest Motorola Moto G line of smartphones, it's hard to see why an American, European, or Indian consumer would buy a Moto G when there are superior mid-range options. Motorola has lost a lot of their market share because of increasing competition in these regions, but the company still does exceptionally...

Are You Looking For Chance To Be On XDA TV?

Are you looking for a place to make cool videos about mobile technology?  The XDA TV YouTube channel is looking for one or two talented fans who are interested in making videos for the channel. Watch the video below to learn more from TK Bay about joining the XDA TV crew. To be eligible, you need...

Honor Magic 2 update adds calorie and weight detection for foods in HiVision

The Honor Magic 2 is a recently released smartphone with support for many of Huawei's AI-powered features. From the bog standard camera features like scene detection to the more sophisticated live call translation, it's a phone that aims to impress across the board. It even features a sliding camera, so that the front of the...

[Update: No Decisions Made About Timeline] Google Hangouts for consumers may be shutting down in 2020

Google Hangouts is not the darling child it once was. Released back in 2013, it was a favorite among Android users. The SMS integration was very popular as it allowed users to have all their messaging in one app. Unfortunately, Hangouts has slowly been left by the wayside. A new report claims Hangouts for consumers will...

Franco Kernel now available for the Xiaomi POCO F1

The Xiaomi POCO F1 is quickly moving in to occupy the void left by the flagship killers moving to higher price brackets. The POCO F1 is reminiscent of the OnePlus One, bringing in flagship grade performance at affordable prices. While there are obviously a few shortcomings when compared to more expensive flagships, the aggressive pricing of...

Substratum theme changes the color of the OnePlus 6T’s fingerprint animation

The standout feature on the OnePlus 6T is its in-display fingerprint scanner. While not exactly superior over its predecessor in the current first-generation, in-display fingerprint scanners are the next step forward in smartphone innovation. If you have the OnePlus 6T and are looking at customizing the animations and graphics of the fingerprint scanner, check out XDA...

Nokia 6.1 Plus forums are now open

HMD Global launched a phone called the Nokia X6 back in May of this year. Like other OEMs tend to do, they ended up rebranding the phone as the Nokia 6.1 Plus and launched it as an Android One phone a couple of months later. Just like the original, the Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with the Snapdragon...