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Evan Blass Publishes Renders of Project Joan (LG V30), Features Slider Secondary Display

While we can't wait for the OnePlus 5, the other companies work hard to surprise its users. Newest renders show what's perhaps one of the most interesting-looking phones coming this year, courtesy of LG no less. @evleaks presented the LG V30 -- the third smartphone of the V line, which is expected to be released...

Chainfire Recommends Staying in SuperSU 2.79 for Xperia Users

It's really hard to imagine XDA without SuperSU. The most popular and essential root application has been providing root access and management on Android devices for years. Unfortunately, the latest versions weren't working entirely properly, so XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire made a statement to shed some light on the problem. Over the last couple of days,...

While Android Leaps Forward, Samsung’s Software Still has Trouble Catching Up to its Hardware

I don’t tend to keep it a secret that I am a fan of Samsung phones. I wrote about how I felt the Note7 was a "Remarkable Phone for Life", meaning that it was suited for everything life throws at it, and I could probably rewrite that article substituting every Note7 reference for the Galaxy...

OnePlus Starts A Referral Program, Offers Cheaper Accessories

Just yesterday we informed you about OnePlus selling the remaining stock of the OnePlus 3T, effectively discontinuing the device. The recent moves by OnePlus may suggest that the anticipated premiere of the OnePlus 5 is coming very soon. To complement that, the company is starting a referral program for its users, bringing some goodies to...

MOCR is an Ad-Free Video Editor Designed for Mobile

There are a wide variety of video editors available on the Google Play Store, each with their own set of pros and cons. XDA Senior Member vecio is adding his own app 'MOCR' to the pool of available options. MOCR is a video editor that is designed for mobile. The editor starts off with a canvas that allows...

Magisk Module to Systemlessly Enable Miracast and Tethering, and Disable ADB Notify

One of the advantages of Magisk is the ability to make modifications to your device systemlessly, which in turn allows to retain you to retain the ability to pass SafetyNet checks for Android Pay and other services. XDA Member VR25 has put together a Magisk module that allows you to enable Miracast and Tethering as well as...

Andy Rubin’s Company ‘Essential’ to Launch New Android Smartphone On May 30th

Andy Rubin, one of the co-founders of Android, is set to announce a new Android smartphone this month. Rubin worked at Google for nine years before finally leaving the company in 2014 to launch a start-up called Essential. Back in March, Rubin teased a bezel-less smartphone that their team has been working on. It was...

OnePlus 3T Production Discontinued, Purchasable Only Till Current Stock Lasts

The OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T have had a very good run. The OnePlus 3 picked up the reins for OnePlus after the OnePlus 2 which had its set of problems, and went on to impress a lot of people with its overall package as an affordable flagship. The OnePlus 3T took over from the...

Nova Launcher Beta Introduces Android O Style Notification Badges

Ever since its first release, Nova Launcher has been one of the finest third party launchers available for Android. It's modern, up-to-date, wicked-fast and works on practically every device with Google's mobile operating system. The most recent beta brings some of the improvements introduced in Android O. Cliff Wade from TeslaCoil posted a changelog of the newly...

Center Clock Mod and Guide for the ZTE Axon 7

Based on your personal preference, you may not be a fan of the default position of the clock on the status bar. If you'd like to center the clock on the status bar of the ZTE Axon 7, XDA Senior Member kenet has you covered. The forum thread starts off with an instructional guide which lists the changes...

VibeOnKey Adds Vibration and Sound Feedback to Hardware Keys

Developed by XDA Member MasterYus, VibeOnKey lets you add and manage additional feedback to your hardware key interactions. The app relies on the Accessibility service to catch key input events. With this app, you can add and manage vibrations on the hardware buttons of your device, control the vibration intensity and even add sound feedback! The app...

Thoughts on the OnePlus 3T as an International Traveler’s Companion

A little over a month ago, 36 hours after catching a flight from Los Angeles International Airport, I found myself walking off a plane into a small, rural airport in southern Chile. Beginning in Seattle, Washington, I flew to San Diego, drove to Los Angeles, flew to Houston, caught a flight from Houston to Santiago, Chile,...