Posts From Kishan Vyas

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

OxygenOS 4.5.12 Rolling Out for the OnePlus 5, Includes Smaller Fixes and Optimizations

OnePlus rolled out the OxygenOS 4.5.11 OTA to the OnePlus 5 just last week which brought a number of bug fixes including some performance optimizations. Now the company has announced on their forums that they have begun rolling out OxygenOS 4.5.12 OTA for the device as well. The new update doesn’t bring any massive changes...

Magisk Module Brings Blob Emoji Back on Pixel and Nexus Devices Running Android Oreo

Google completely redesigned the stock Android emojis with the introduction of new, more circular emoji in Android 8.0 Oreo. While some enjoyed the more consistent look of the new emoji, some users still preferred the unique look and character that the blob emoji had. If you fall into the second category, then you're in luck...

Get the Xperia XZ1’s Dialer and Contacts Apps for Other Xperia Devices on Android Nougat

XDA Recognized Themer shehabskull has put together a flashable zip that brings Sony’s new Dialer and Contacts applications pulled from Xperia XZ1’s system dump to other Sony devices. Both apps are based on Google's stock Dialer and Contacts apps but come with some additional Sony tweaks on top. These apps have been successfully tested on an Xperia...

Motorola Starts Rolling Out Android Nougat Update to Moto X Pure Edition in the US

For those still holding onto a Moto X Pure Edition in the US, you will be happy to know that your device won’t be stuck on Android Marshmallow forever. It appears that Motorola is finally rolling out the much-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Moto X Pure Edition in the US. The company hasn't...

Nokia 8 with Dual-cameras and Snapdragon 835 SoC Launched in India For ₹36,999 ($566)

After a solid re-entry in the Indian smartphone market with the launch of Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3, HMD Global is back again with a new, more powerful Nokia smartphone. Today the company officially announced the Nokia 8, its first Android flagship smartphone, in India. The Nokia 8 was originally announced last month,...

OnePlus Releases OxygenOS 4.5 OTA For OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

OnePlus has just announced the release of OxtgenOS 4.5 OTA for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. The new update brings in a number of new additions to the stable OxygenOS for these devices, as well as various system stability and battery improvements. Lift up Display, a feature previously limited to the OxygenOS beta channel has...

OxygenOS Open Beta 24/15 Released For the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

OnePlus has announced the release of OxygenOS Open Beta 24 and Open Beta 15 for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, respectively. Unlike the last update, which was loaded with a plethora of new features and UX improvements, this has a comparatively smaller changelog. Speaking of the changes, the new update brings in "Soft" screen calibration...

HTC Reportedly Planning to Launch an Android One Device, the HTC Ocean_Life

Google's Android One initiative has been generating a lot of buzz in the smartphone realm lately. It all started with the launch of Xiaoimi Mi A1 in India earlier this month. Then just last week we learned about Motorola's rumored Android One device. And it now looks like one more OEM will be joining them:...

Third Batch of MIUI 9 Global and China Beta ROMs Released for Remaining Xiaomi Devices

Back in July, Xiaomi officially announced the latest version of its custom skin, MIUI 9, along with the Mi 5X, the first smartphone to come running this new software out-of-the-box. The company has already released a full list of devices that will be getting the jump to MIUI 9. While the stable release of MIUI 9...

Sony Releases Instructions on How to Compile AOSP 8.0 Oreo for Supported Xperia Devices

Sony is probably one of the most developer-friendly Android OEMs out there. The company not only offers an official way to unlock the bootloader of its Xperia devices, it also provides a step-by-step guide and necessary firmware binaries so that anyone with access to a right set of tools can build their own version of...

Early Ports of Android Oreo Available for the Galaxy S6, Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 WiFi (2016)

Thanks to an early port released by XDA Member lukasb06, Samsung Galaxy S6 users can now get the sweet taste of Android Oreo on their devices, too. The port is based on LineageOS and should work on both flat screen Galaxy S6 and curved screen Galaxy S6 Edge models. Since it's an early build, there...

Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus with Improved Cameras, Metal Unibody Design Launched in India

Today Lenovo-owned Motorola officially launched the Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus in India. Originally announced last month, both devices are an upgraded version of the 5th generation Moto G smartphones which were launched back in February of this year. As far as specifications are concerned, the Moto G5S comes with a 5.2-inch FullHD IPS display,...