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Realme opens up Android 11 betas for Realme X2 Pro, Realme 7, Realme Narzo 20 Pro, and Realme 6 Pro

The Android 11 rollout is in full swing, with the likes of Samsung, Oppo, and Xiaomi rolling out the latest version of Android to their mid-range and budget smartphones. Now just as we say goodbye to 2020, Realme is joining the Android 11 party with Realme UI 2.0 betas for four smartphones. The company has...

Microsoft Launcher gets updated, includes new features for the Surface Duo

A new update for the Microsoft Launcher is rolling out for Android users that brings some well-needed bug fixes. This new update also focuses on introducing new capabilities as well as fixes for the company’s dual-screen device, the Surface Duo. Microsoft Launcher version 6.2.201102.92686 is currently available for download from the Google Play Store and introduces...

MIUI Gallery app confirms Xiaomi is working on a Mi 11 Pro

Every year Xiaomi usually announces its flagship smartphones in February. But this time, the company sped up the process to become the first to launch a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 device. The Xiaomi Mi 11 was announced earlier this week with all the rest of its specifications as stellar as the processor. But while we were...

Xiaomi Mi 11, OPPO Reno 5 4G, Vivo X60, and LG Stylo 7 forums are open

Last week we opened up XDA forums for the POCO M3, Redmi 9 Power, Moto E7, and Nokia 5.4. Now we are opening forums for four new smartphones, namely, the Xiaomi Mi 11, the OPPO Reno 5 4G, the Vivo X60, and the upcoming LG Stylo 5G, allowing device owners and potential buyers to share...

LG Wing update brings much-needed improvements to the Second Screen experience

The release of the LG Wing has been nothing short of a spectacle for LG. LG's smartphone business needed some changes, and we're seeing that in the complete revamp of their lineup throughout 2020 with phones like the LG Velvet. But it's not enough to just make decent phones — they need to innovate if...

The OnePlus 8 Pro is $200 off again, so don’t miss out on this hefty discount a second time

That's right, November's great sale on the OnePlus 8 Pro is available again! A part of OnePlus's year-end sales event, save $200 on the powerful flagship phone at OnePlus, getting the phone for just $800. While the phone's price dipped slightly lower on Black Friday weekend, the $799 price point is one of the best...

ASUS begins global rollout of Android 11 update for ZenFone 6

A few months ago, ASUS began testing a beta version of Android 11 for the ZenFone 6. Now, the company has begun the rollout for a stable version of Android 11 to ZenFone 6 owners around the world. Today’s rollout follows the recent release of Android 11 for the ZenFone 6 in Taiwan. The update is...

Chainfire’s LiveBoot app is now open source and works on Android 11

We've talked about LiveBoot in the past and how it tweaks the default boot animation of your Android device by adding logcat and dmesg logging (bringing the good old Matrix digital rain vibe). Made by none other than XDA legend Chainfire, the creator of SuperSU, this incredibly innovative app has now received a new update...

Here’s how OnePlus aims to improve OxygenOS in 2021

Despite the challenges of 2020, OnePlus had one of its busiest years ever, releasing a huge lineup of new products highlighted by the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus Nord. As the company looks toward the new year, it took a moment to shed some light on how it plans to improve OxygenOS in 2021. In a forum...

OnePlus Band rumored to be a $40 fitness wearable set to release in early 2021

It won’t be much longer before OnePlus finally releases a smartwatch, with the company recently confirming a device is planned for early next year. Turns out the company is also planning to launch an affordable fitness tracker slated for release in Q1 2021. According to Android Central, citing insider sources, the OnePlus Band will be available...

Reserve your Samsung Galaxy S21 pre-order at the Samsung Store and get $50 in accessory credit

The Samsung Galaxy S21 line of smartphones will be releasing next month, and there is a lot of information flying around for Samsung's latest flagship release. If you're set on picking up one of the Galaxy S21 phones, then you'll want to head over to the Samsung Store and reserve your pre-order! Many manufacturers will set...