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Magisk v19.1 Stable is out with Android Q Beta 2 support

Magisk is one of the most popular rooting solutions right now. It has had some competition in the past, but if you want to root a phone in 2019, Magisk is the way to go. It is basically a full package, with both a flashable zip to get root access and root manager to control...

Holding the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e in landscape could kill your WiFi connection

The phrase "you're holding it wrong" is infamous within the smartphone community. It received so much attention that it even bled into the mainstream tech community as well. For those who are not familiar with this phrase, it was something that Steve Jobs said in response to the iPhone 4 reception issues. While that was...

Honor View20 Community Reviews

The Honor View20 was launched at the beginning of 2019 as one of the first major flagship phones of the year. People around the world have had the chance to experience the super fast Kirin 970 chipset, the worlds first 48MP AI Camera, the unique design and many of the other great features of this...

Developers will be able to build media apps for cars running Android Automotive OS

Since its first iteration, Android Auto has been a fairly barebones automobile infotainment operating system. A lot of this is by design due to the potential safety issues, but some of it is just the OS not being mature enough to be considered fully featured. Since launch, people have been asking Google to let media...

Skit is a new app manager to pull and inspect APKs on your phone

Sharing and sideloading APK files has never been a problem on Android, but sharing an already installed application to someone is another thing. That's when you start fiddling with the file manager to extract the APK file from the system. A new application from XDA Senior Member **Menos** lets you do just that and more....

[Update: Moto G6] Kernel sources for the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro, Moto G6 Play and Moto Z3 Play Android Pie updates are available

OEMs have been rolling out Android Pie updates for their devices, and the pace has naturally picked up over the last few months. With the release of a new Android version, OEMs also have to release kernel sources for the corresponding update, delivering updated files to users interested in taking a look. Now, kernel sources...

Samsung saw strong demand for the Galaxy S10 while LG needs its upcoming 5G V50 ThinQ to be successful

The global smartphone market has slowed down for over a year now, but Samsung went strong in the first quarter of 2019 on the back of the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S10 series, that witnessed "solid sales." The company recently announced its earnings for Q1 and reported to making a profit of 2.27 trillion won...

Tasker 5.7 stable rolls out with WaveNet voice commands, nav bar customization, Bixby button remapping, and more

Tasker is one of the most loved applications in the Android enthusiast community. It lets users automate practically everything, taking factors like location, device state, and many other variables into consideration. Last year, the development of the application was transferred to João Dias, who's been hard at work adding new features, redesigning the app and...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 update brings Night mode scheduling and FOV changing for selfies

Samsung has striven hard to repair its bad reputation when it comes to software update and fairly speaking, it has succeeded to an extent. Since the beginning of this year, Samsung has pushed out crucial updates - including One UI update based on Android Pie - to its devices in the flagship, mid-range, and entry-level...

How to watch the OnePlus 7 Pro launch live!

The OnePlus 7 Pro is scheduled to launch on May 14, 2019, with OnePlus hosting three launch events in the UK, US and India to announce the new device. Tickets for the events have all been sold out already, but you can still catch the event from the comfort of your phone through the official...

OxygenOS beta 31/29/17/9 for the OnePlus 5/5T/6/6T rolls out with new system update UI, overheating warning, quick reply improvements, and more

OnePlus' OxygenOS is often hailed as one of the best ways to experience Android. Besides the fluid and nimble animations, OxygenOS offers a great variety of customization options that are left out of stock Android - without making the interface feel bloated. OnePlus routinely introduces fresh and useful features via its Open Beta channels to...

The 5G Huawei Mate 20 X, OPPO Reno, and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 are coming to Switzerland this week

We're finally heading into the dawn of the next generation of telecommunications i.e. 5G. While Samsung seems to have won the race to be the first smartphone manufacturer to launch the first commercially available 5G handset - even though it is off to a rough start, other companies are rushing in to launch their 5G-capable...