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Android Pie-based LineageOS 16 now available for the OnePlus 6

Just a few days ago, the first Android Pie-based LineageOS 16 builds were released for the Essential Phone, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, and Xiaomi Mi 6. Now, the OnePlus 6 has been added to the roster, and its first build is already available for download. Even though it has a notch, the OnePlus 6 has a...

“Shot on OnePlus” API was unprotected and exposed users’ email addresses

OnePlus's "Shot on OnePlus" service, which comes with OnePlus devices by default, contained a security flaw that was just disclosed the other day. The flaw, discovered by 9to5Google, made it possible to grab the email addresses of users who uploaded pictures to the service. OnePlus has since partially rectified the issue by obscuring user emails...

Get into Game Development with this Beginner-Friendly Training

Thanks to platforms such as Steam and the App Store, it has never been easier to make a living from building games. Some of the most successful titles are simple platformers and puzzlers, which you can code with HTML5 and JavaScript. If you want to make your own games, the Zero to Hero HTML5 Game...

EMUI 10 based on Android Q: First Look on the Huawei P30 Pro

Since the Trump administration added Huawei to the Entity List, it's been uncertain whether the smartphone giant can continue providing major Android platform updates. If the U.S. and China fail to reach an agreement, Google will be forced to revoke Huawei's Android license, which will make Huawei unable to serve any updates to users with...

Motorola One Action renders reveal triple rear cameras and punch hole display

The Motorola One line looks to be expanding again. The first Motorola One devices launched nearly a year ago with the One and One Power. Last month, the Motorola One Vision launched and it featured the company's first punch hole display. The next device looks to be the Motorola One Action. The "One" moniker relates to...

Huawei Mate X foldable phone reportedly delayed until September

Foldable phones were the hot new thing just a couple of months ago, but the Samsung Galaxy Fold situation has put a damper on things. The other main contender in this space, the Huawei Mate X, has waited while Huawei deals with their own problems. The phone was originally slated for a June launch, but...

Xiaomi is ending MIUI Global Beta for all devices after this month

Xiaomi's MIUI undergoes constant improvements with beta testers playing a pivotal role in the retention and enhancement of features before they're conveyed over to the stable builds. MIUI has two layers of beta testing - one, closed beta which has a more unstable ROM and is restricted to a limited number of testers and second,...

Customize OxygenOS on the OnePlus 7/7 Pro with the latest version of GravityBox [Root]

Xposed Framework is an excellent customization tool if you're looking supercharge your Android experience. It uses apps called Xposed Modules to customize the original behavior of any system process or application to offer a better experience. While there's a host of Xposed Modules to choose from, GravityBox is among the essentials that we would recommend...

[Update: In the wild] Google officially teases the Pixel 4 with its square camera bump

Well, this doesn't happen every day. Google decided to "leak" their own phone, though in this context it's more a teaser. Regardless, Google has officially confirmed the Pixel 4 and gave us a peek at the design from the Made by Google Twitter account. https://twitter.com/madebygoogle/status/1138876305158500353 This image is very similar to the Pixel 4 renders that were...

[Update 10: Reportedly delayed after July] The Samsung Galaxy Fold’s launch has been delayed globally

If you've been following the Samsung Galaxy Fold news last week, you know how much of a roller coaster it was. The week started off with reviewers glowing about the innovative device, but just a couple of days later, major display issues occurred. Several reviewers experienced very bad display glitches, some of which may have...

[Update: Galaxy S10 5G available June 21] Sprint announces LG V50 pre-orders and 5G launch plans

Whether carriers admit it or not, 5G is still a very experimental technology and not many users care about it. With that being said, OEMs are still speeding to get out as many 5G devices as possible. Samsung's Galaxy S10 5G is the first commercial smartphone which supports 5G networks. The LG V50 ThinQ is...

[Update: Removed by Huawei] Booking.com ads are showing up on the lock screens of Huawei devices

Huawei is in the middle of a crisis following the ban imposed by the U.S. government. The ban also prohibits Huawei from installing Google's apps and services on its smartphones after August 19th, leaving the company hanging by a thread. Besides future devices, the ban also restricts Huawei and Honor from pushing updates to existing...