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OnePlus Launcher 4.3.3 lets you hide icon labels and adds an AMOLED black theme to Shelf

Earlier today, OnePlus released a new version of the OnePlus Launcher on the Google Play Store. The changelog for the update mentions that the launcher now supports hiding icon labels, and it also mentions that the UI has improved. Here's what you need to know: Hiding Icon Labels This feature is fairly straightforward. Open the OnePlus Launcher...

Amazon Prime Video 3.0.264 adds Chromecast data usage options

Amazon Prime Video is one of the best streaming services out there, but its Android app has been playing catch-up to Netflix. The Android app added support for Chromecast streaming in the middle of last year, but the Prime Video app didn't have any associated settings to manage the streaming quality. Now with version 3.0.264...

OPPO Watch with Snapdragon Wear 2500 SoC and Watch VOOC charging launched in China

OPPO has been teasing its smartwatch for a while now, literally sharing images of the device before an official announcement. Today, the company showed off the OPPO Watch in all its glory. This is OPPO's first entry in the smartwatch market and they are doing it with their own proprietary "ColorOS Watch" software. First, we have...

OPPO Find X2 series features PixelWorks Iris 5 display chip and Goodix’s new voice and audio technology

The OPPO Find X2 and the OPPO Find X2 Pro are the newest flagships from OPPO, bringing along top-notch display and camera capabilities for the premium flagship segment. Mishaal was pleased by all that the Find X2 Pro brings to the table, as he notes in his first impressions. While the announcement event from OPPO...

OPPO Find X2 Pro Hands-on: A Pleasing First Impression of OPPO’s Best Smartphone

Chinese smartphone brand OPPO is the largest under the BBK Electronics conglomerate, but despite its size in the market, OPPO isn't as well-known to consumers in the West when compared to the likes of Samsung, Apple, or Huawei. For most of its life as a smartphone brand, OPPO has been established in Asian countries where...

OPPO Find X2 and Find X2 Pro launch with WQHD+ 120Hz displays, Sony IMX689, Snapdragon 865, and 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 charging

OPPO was scheduled to launch the OPPO Find X2 and Find X2 Pro flagships at MWC 2020, but the subsequent cancellation of the event forced the company to postpone its launch to March 6. There's a lot to look forward to on these new flagships, such as a 120Hz 3168 x 1440 display, and more. And...

OnePlus will now come to your house to fix your phone in some cities in India

Earlier this year in February, a report from Counterpoint Research revealed that OnePlus overtook Samsung to become the top-selling premium smartphone brand in India last year. While its devices have undoubtedly played a major role in helping the company achieve this feat, its impeccable after-sales service has also been a deciding factor for many buyers....

Huawei is giving developers a bigger cut of revenue with AppGallery’s new Preferential Policy

Huawei's ongoing trade restrictions with the US has forced the company to put more emphasis on developing its own products. Even though several companies, including Google and Microsoft, have submitted applications to the US government for a license to do business with Huawei once again, the company has already managed to set up an ecosystem...

OnePlus launches the IDEAS program to get community feedback on OxygenOS

OnePlus' OxygenOS is one of the best Android skins out there and for good reason. It packs in a good selection of useful features and customization options, while still maintaining a near-stock Android look. In order to achieve this, the company pays close attention to what its users want and regularly hosts Open Ears forums...

[Update: Rolling Out] Google will add filters to the subscription feed in the YouTube app

The YouTube app on Android is packed full of features and Google keeps adding new features with each successive update. Late last month, the company rolled out a new remote and voice commands in the casting menu of the app, making it easier for users to control playback while casting videos to a smart TV....

AT&T expands its 5G network to 22 new cities and introduces mmWave 5G+ in some markets

2020 is the year when 5G will become more of a reality for most people. The major US carriers are all boasting about their 5G networks, but not all of these networks are the same in terms of coverage and performance. AT&T tried to hop on the bandwagon before everyone else with their fake "5Ge,"...