Posts From Kishan Vyas

Kishan Vyas
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A loyal Android user since Android 2.1 Eclair. An Android purist. I can be reached at kishanvyas5595@gmail.com

OxygenOS 4.7.2 Update for OnePlus 5T Improves Fingerprint Scanner, Face Unlock, EIS and More

The OnePlus 5T was officially announced on November 16th in a launch event in New York. The device itself went on sale globally on Tuesday and from what we can see so far, the reception has been great, with the company claiming it's the fastest selling OnePlus smartphone ever. While the device has yet to...

Xiaomi Reportedly Recruiting Testers for a Closed Beta of Android Oreo for the Mi 6

Xiaomi has been rolling out MIUI 9 ROM to its Redmi and Mi series smartphones for a while now. And while it might take some time before all device have been updated to the latest version of Xiaomi's custom skin, it appears that the company might be already gearing up for Android Oreo. According to Gizmochina,...

Nokia 2 Launches in the US for $99 at Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H

Last month at a launch event in India, HMD Global took the wraps off of its latest entry-level smartphone, the Nokia 2. The company said the new smartphone would go on sale globally in mid-November for EUR 99, and as promised, it launched Russia in early November and South Africa later in the month. On...

Essential Phone Receives Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Update

During a Reddit AMA last month, Essential revealed that the Android Oreo update for the Essential Phone was under internal testing and that it will be made available as a public beta "within next several weeks". It has been over a month since the company made that announcement with no Oreo beta in sight for...

Moto X4 with Snapdragon 630 SoC Launched in India for ₹20,999 ($321)

At its official launch event in Delhi today, Motorola announced its latest mid-range smartphone in India: the Moto X4. Originally launched in Europe (and later in the US) a couple months ago, the Moto X4 marks the revival of Motorola's popular midrange series in the Indian market. As far as specs are concerned, the Moto X4...

OTA Captured for Essential Phone’s New Update With November Security Patch and Fingerprint Gesture Fix

Essential has begun rolling out another update for the Essential Phone. This new update, which carries build number NMJ32F, addresses fingerprint gestures related instabilities which many users have been experiencing after the last update. The new update weighs in at 57.4MB in size and alongside the fingerprint fix, it also brings along the latest security...

Android Security Bulletin Released For November 2017; OTAs Rolling Out to Pixel and Nexus Devices

Right on schedule, Google has released the Android Security Bulletin for the month of November with updated security patches for newly discovered vulnerabilities. The security update for this month includes fixes for a wide range of vulnerabilities, the severity of which range from critical to low levels. This time around, Google has provided three security patch...

OPPO R11s and R11s Plus Launched with 18:9 Display, Snapdragon 660 SoC and Improved Cameras

Chinese smartphone OEM OPPO has launched two new smartphones in China with the release of the Oppo R11s and R11s Plus. These devices are refreshed versions of the OPPO R11 and R11 Plus, which were launched back in June of this year. The main highlights of the OPPO R11s and R11s Plus are their large, ...

Honor 8 Pro Chinese Model Receives Android Oreo Beta with EMUI 8

It's been over two months since Google officially released Android Oreo and only a small subset of Android devices have actually received the update so far. Last month's Android distribution numbers revealed that Android Oreo was running on 0.2% of Android devices. While this may sound like really slow progress, the numbers will likely ramp...

Get the New Pixel 2 Boot Animation on Any Device (Flashable Zip)

Just a few weeks after the Pixel 2 and 2 XL launch, we've managed to show you how you can easily get many of the Pixel 2's "exclusive" software features on your device. That includes the new Pixel Launcher with the bottom search bar, updated Google Camera app with Portrait Mode and Motion Photo, as...

Nokia 2 with 4,100 mAh battery and Snapdragon 212 SoC Launched For €99

In its global launch event today in India, HMD Global unveiled their new Nokia 2 smartphone. The Nokia 2 is the latest entry in the Nokia lineup and its the 5th Nokia device to be launched in India. The launch of the Nokia 2 comes just after the company launched its latest flagship device, the...

Paranoid Android 7.3.1 Released with KRACK Vulnerability Patches, Anti-Shake mode in Camera, and more

After a long hiatus, Paranoid Android made a solid return to the custom ROM scene back in May of this year, bringing Android 7.1.2 Nougat-based builds with carefully-crafted features like Pie Controls and Color Engine to a range of supported devices. Over the course of the past four months, we have seen multiple updates to...