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XDA-Developers was established in 2003, back in the days of the Personal Digital Assistant, or "PDA".

Best of CES 2021: The tech that caught our attention!

The dust has settled on another showcase in Vegas, except this year's Consumer Electronics Show took place virtually thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. There were a lot of announcements, both directly related to the show or — in the case of Samsung with the Galaxy S21 series announcement — timed for the few days...

XDA Awards – The Best Tech of 2020

Despite all the notable events this year, 2020 has been incredible for consumer tech, and more specifically, smartphones. A lot of companies went all out with their devices, flooding the market with great options catering to a wide variety of needs and wants. We at XDA have used a lot of these gadgets throughout the...

Holiday Gift Guide 2020: The Best Phones, Laptops, Earbuds, Wearables for the Holidays!

Christmas time is always a cause for celebration, but perhaps even more so in 2020 because it celebrates the end of what has been a tougher-than-usual year. While the pandemic shut down many industries, the consumer tech space didn't miss a beat, with one excellent product coming after the other. So no matter your budget...

OPPO Leads Charging Innovation with ColorOS

Between 2010 - 2017, smartphone manufacturers focused on providing larger batteries to give the user a longer battery life. This worked for so long because as screen sizes got bigger, so could batteries. So increasing the size of a battery was the primary way to improve battery life. Smartphones saw a decent increase in the...

Tell us how You Use Your Phone over Christmas Break and Win a Huawei P40 Pro [Open to All Countries]

The Huawei P40 Pro is one of the top photography phones of 2020. With a 50+12+40MP camera, you'll be able to capture the Holidays in amazing detail. The ultrawide 40MP camera makes for great group or family photos. It's the best way to capture your Holiday get together. Enter to win, by filling out the...

Huawei Announces Winners of Global App Contest

More than 3,000 teams from over 170 countries and regions took part, with the contest receiving nearly 1,000 app submissions, all integrated with HMS open capabilities. HMS Core, the collection of Huawei Developer kits and services, currently supports more than 2 million registered developers and more than 100,000 HMS Core integrated apps worldwide. These kits...

Huawei FreeBuds Pro vs Apple AirPods Pro: The Two Best Wireless Earbuds

While Huawei's smartphone software has been hit and miss over the years, it's undeniable that its smartphone hardware has been top-notch -- arguably the best in the industry. And over the past couple of years, the Chinese tech giant has focused on bringing that same hardware prowess to other consumer products as part of the...

HMS Core Gives Developers Superpowers! Pick Your Superpower and Win a Huawei Mate 30 Pro!

HMS Core has been empowering developers around the world, helping them find the tools they need to create powerful apps. With tools like ML Kit, developers gain the superpower of artificial intelligence. Map Kit gives you the power to navigate the globe. And Computer Graphics Kit gives you the power to create entire worlds for...

Finding Success in China with AppGallery – Share Your Story and Win a HUAWEI P40

Huawei has an exciting opportunity for developers to share their success stories and win great prizes. Recently Huawei has a big focus on helping developers grown in China, using the Huawei AppGallery. With an upcoming Developers Webinar exploring this topic, Huawei is looking to open a conversation that allows developers to post their own stories...

How OPPO‘s ColorOS 11 Pushes the Trend of Android Customization

OPPO has a strong selection of Android devices in 2020, and with them, OPPO has always had a big focus on software. Android 11 is the latest big release for Google's mobile operating system. To take full advantage of Android 11, OPPO released ColorOS 11 as one of the most significant updates for ColorOS to...

How OPPO’s ColorOS 11 Makes the Most out of the Mid-range F17 Pro

If you purchase a mid-range phone, you’ll usually be sacrificing the premium features like the higher refresh rates, latest camera sensors, better build materials, or features like fast charging. This doesn’t mean that you have to have a bad software experience. Well-designed OEM software can mean a world of difference when it comes to taking...

OPPO Improves Android Privacy with New Features in ColorOS 11

Smartphone privacy has been a huge topic in the media in 2020. There's a great deal of concern about how much of your data is private, and which apps have access to your information. Social media apps can have access to a massive amount of your information. More than ever, users value their privacy and...