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Telegram X April Update brings revamped notifications and account manager

Telegram may not be as popular as WhatsApp or iMessage, but it has its fair share of users. The application has a clean and intuitive interface, as well as always backed-up media and messages. Telegram X is a variation of the service which aims to replace Telegram at some point. Telegram X doesn't have any...

Rear Camera Configurations — What’s the Future for Android?

We recently asked you about your preferences with rear camera layouts on smartphones. Seeing how Android has evolved from sporting a single rear camera to now as many as five cameras, their placement on the back lends itself to the aesthetic appeal of the device, as well as to practical decisions in holding the device...

OxygenOS 9.0.5 rolls out for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T with April 2019 patches

OnePlus is one of the most developer-friendly smartphone brands today. Not only that, but they also provide faster software updates than other brands like LG, Motorola, HTC, etc. If you aren't running a custom ROM, then you're running their OxygenOS software which is a skinned Android release with more features. The company rolls out new...

Become an In-Demand Project Manager with This Agile Training

The increasingly popular field of project management is one of the fastest growing and most lucrative professions in the world, and with good reason. Companies spanning virtually every industry are always on the lookout for talented and trained leaders who can inspire teams and exceed project goals, and these management pros are earning competitive salaries...

The HP TouchPad is back from the dead thanks to an Android 9 Pie custom ROM

The HP TouchPad is one of the most iconic tablets. It was initially released in 2011 with webOS, a mobile operating system that, in retrospect, was ahead of its time with features like gesture navigation. Just over a month after the TouchPad's release, HP announced that they would be ending support for all webOS devices,...

Bliss OS based on Android Pie for x86 PCs now comes with the Google Play Store

Although Android dominates the mobile OS industry, Google has never officially dipped its toes into the PC space. Thankfully, Android's open-source nature and versatility let developers get creative and port the OS to many officially unsupported devices. For example, the developers of Bliss ROMs maintain a version of Android Pie for x86 PCs and laptops....

Windows 10 Insider Build supports syncing notifications with your Android phone

The Windows 10 Insider Builds - which are just betas for Windows - are quickly starting to pick up traction, thanks in part to their new feature which allows you to connect your phone to your PC in new ways. The "Your Phone" app, which we saw for the first time back in May of...

Round-up: Here are the top OnePlus 6T Custom ROMs and Kernels

OnePlus is a company that has always treated the custom ROM community well. Providing development devices, early kernel source code releases, and more makes OnePlus devices some of the most popular for custom development, and our OnePlus 6T forums are a testament to that. With the launch of the OnePlus 7 on the horizon, current...

OnePlus teaser reveals OnePlus 7 Pro will have triple rear cameras

OnePlus is set to announce the OnePlus 7 series next month. In typical OnePlus fashion, the company has begun trickling out details about the device. CEO Pete Lau has already confirmed the OnePlus 7 Pro will feature 5G support and a significantly upgraded display.  The next bit of info comes from a teaser video and...

Samsung Galaxy View2, Galaxy S10 5G, and Meizu 16s forums are now open

The steady march of new Android devices means we're constantly opening up device forums. We've already opened up a couple of new forums this week, but we've got three new devices to add: the Samsung Galaxy View2, Galaxy S10 5G, and Meizu 16s. The Galaxy View2 is Samsung's successor to its original giant tablet. This device...

OnePlus 6 Revisited: With the OnePlus 7 on the horizon, is it still worth it?

We're currently knee-deep in 2019 flagship smartphone launches, but let's take a step back in time to May 2018. That's when OnePlus' first flagship of the year, the OnePlus 6, was officially launched. XDA TV's Daniel Marchena revisited the phone that launched almost a year ago and evaluated whether it's still good today with the...

Google gives developers more time to upgrade their apps to abide by Android Q’s Scoped Storage requirements

It's inevitable that every new Android version comes with a few changes that some developers aren't too crazy about. One of the big ones with Android Q is "Scoped Storage," which essentially changes how apps can access the phone's external storage. Google was planning to limit all apps that don't abide by the changes introduced...