Posts From Kishan Vyas

Kishan Vyas
101 posts

A loyal Android user since Android 2.1 Eclair. An Android purist.

Vivo’s Prototype Device Showcases New Under-display Fingerprint Scanner

Last month at MWC Shanghai 2017, Qualcomm announced a new range of ultrasonic fingerprint solutions with the introduction of "Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors". The new solution allows OEMs to implement a fingerprint sensor under display, glass, or metal. At the time, Qualcomm said that it would be collaborating with Vivo to demonstrate its Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensor...

Sailfish OS Community Port Available for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

XDA Senior Member piggZ has released a community port of Sailfish OS for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. The build is currently in alpha state so there are quite a few things either missing or broken at the moment. The port is based on Lineage OS 13.1 and requires you already have an unlocked bootloader and...

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platform, Snapdragon Wear 1200, and Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors

At Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017, Qualcomm took the wraps off the Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platform, its latest lower-mid-range SoC. The new chipset brings number of improvements over its predecessor including an updated GPU, improved camera performance as well as faster modem. Snapdragon 450 Unlike the Snapdragon 435, which was an incremental update over the Snapdragon 430,...

T-Mobile Rolls Out LTE-U Support in Select Locations in the US

T-Mobile yesterday announced that they're  rolling out support for LTE-U in the select parts of the US. LTE Unlicenced (LTE-U), utilizes the 5GHz spectrum - commonly used by WiFi devices - to deliver a faster network experience. The way LTE-U works is quite simple: it combines licensed spectrum with the underutilized unlicensed spectrum (5GHz) to...

ElementalX Kernel Available for the OnePlus 5

While the OnePlus 5 is yet to reach consumers' hand in most markets, development for the device has already kicked off. XDA Recognized Member flar2 has brought his popular ElementalX kernel to the OnePlus 5. It goes without saying that you'll require a custom recovery installed on your OnePlus 5 to flash this kernel. The full...

Honor 9 Now Available for Pre-order in the UK for £379.99

Huawei's sub-brand Honor officially announced its newest flagship, the Honor 9, just earlier this month. Up until now, the smartphone was only available in its home country China but now the company is bringing its flagship to other markets as well. If you're residing in the UK, you can now pre-order the Honor 9. The device...

YouTube Announces a New VR Format, Wider Release of YouTube TV and New Updates to Mobile App

At VidCon 2017, Google announced a whole bunch of new stuff and features for YouTube, including a new VR format, updates to the YouTube application, and availability of YouTube TV in more markets. Google realized that filming 360-degree videos isn't an easy task for most content creators. Not only is shooting content in 360 a tough...

Report: LG to Unveil its Next Flagship, V30, at IFA 2017

According to the South Korean tech publication ETNews, LG is planning to launch its next flagship in its V line-up at IFA 2017 in Berlin. If true, this will mark the first time ever LG launching its V series device at IFA (last year's V20 was even announced through a Facebook stream in a small...

Android 7.1.1 is Now Rolling Out to the ZTE Axon 7 Mini

If you're rocking a ZTE Axon 7 Mini in the US, then we have some good news to share with you: the Android Nougat update is now rolling out for your device. The flagship Axon 7 received an update to Android Nougat back in March and now it's time for its little brother to get...

Report: Samsung Plans to Launch the Galaxy Note 8 in August

Last year was pretty rough for Samsung as the company had to suspend the production of the Galaxy Note 7 due to some serious battery related issues which not only hurt the South Korean giant financially but also did damage to the Galaxy Note brand globally. After the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 phablet, it looks...

Moto C Plus With 4,000 mAh Battery and Android 7.0 Launched in India for ₹6999 ($108)

Officially announced last month, today, Motorola launched the second smartphone in its Moto C lineup in India called the Moto C Plus. While the entry-level Moto C is already available in the country for a while now, it's only today that the company is bringing the higher-specced Moto C Plus t0 India. Unlike the Moto C,...

Samsung is Inviting Galaxy S8/S8+ Owners in the US to Test Preview Version of Bixby Voice

Ater months of delay, Samsung's Bixby Voice is finally here... at least in a preview version. Samsung yesterday announced that they are launching an early access program for the Bixby Voice assistant in the US. The program will allow select Galaxy S8/S8+ owners to try out a preview version of Bixby Voice ahead of the...