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Download the Official Star Wars: The Last Jedi Wallpapers from the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition

The iconic Star Wars franchise now has another film in its canon. Star Wars: The Last Jedi can now be seen in many parts of the world, and millions of people are undoubtedly excited to see the continuation of one of the most beloved movie franchises in history. It's rare to see the movie industry and...

Hands on with the OnePlus 5T Star Wars: The Last Jedi Edition

In November, OnePlus launched the OnePlus 5T—a mid-cycle refresh to the OnePlus 5. Unlike 2016's OnePlus 3T, the OnePlus 5T doesn't feature a bump in the specifications as it has the same system-on-chip, RAM, and storage configurations. Instead, the OnePlus 5T is a redesign of the OnePlus 5 with a bigger and more modern 6-inch...

Opinion: Android is a Mess, But the Solution is Simpler Than You Think

Android is a mess. Don’t get me wrong -- there are definitely wonderful and beautiful things about Google’s mobile operating system. However, the amount of fragmentation between stock Android and OEM skins has gotten out of hand. Depending on whether you use a phone from Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi, Lenovo, ZTE, or OnePlus, you’re guaranteed to get...

The Pixel 2 XL Has a Google Problem

Mark from XDA TV is doing a video about the Pixel XL 2, and while the phone is amazing, there are some things that need to be said about Google. Check out this video to see why the Pixel 2 XL has a Google Problem.

The Elephone S9 Features a Flexible Infinity Display

Details have come out about the upcoming Elephone S9 and this phone is looking pretty good. In the previous S8, they had a Helio X25 chipset. This time around they're going with a Snapdragon 660 chipset for the top model. That's great news for performance and great new for development. Performance should also be better...

Enable Google Pixel AR Stickers on the Nexus 6P, OnePlus 3/3T, and Xiaomi Mi 5

The Google Pixel smartphones (both the 1st and 2nd generation) received an awesome new feature yesterday: Augmented Reality stickers. These AR stickers allow users to place 3D digital objects inside of their smartphone's camera viewfinder. The first AR stickers centered around characters from the Star Wars and Stranger Things franchises, and they're pretty fun to...

OnePlus 5T XDA Review Part 1: Refining a Few Great Ideas and Paving the Way for the Future

OnePlus, the Shenzhen, China-based startup with a rabid internet following, has never faced fiercer competition. Its newest flagship, the OnePlus 5T, competes not only against heavyweights like Samsung’s Galaxy series and the Google Pixel 2, but newcomers like the Essential Phone. It’d make anyone sweat. But OnePlus is nothing if not audacious, and the OnePlus 5T...

Honor 7X Review

The Honor 7X is the latest in Honor's long, evolving budget phone series. The Honor 5X and Honor 6X -- its predecessors -- were good phones for their respective prices, but the Honor 7x really hits the nail on the head in terms of design, performance, and camera capability. That's why we think the Honor 7X...

Set a Custom Saturation Level on your Google Pixel or Pixel 2 [Root]

Google's latest flagship smartphones, the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, had a somewhat controversial launch week. Some early reviewers were complaining of display issues such as alleged burn-in and muted colors. After an investigation, Google concluded that the burn-in was just temporary image retention and that the muted colors are because display is...

Best Budget Phone of 2017

If you've shopped for an affordable smartphone recently, you know just how challenging an undertaking it can be. While most phones around the $200 mark aren't exactly best-in-class, some manage to surpass expectations -- but they can be tough to find. To make things easier, we rounded up the best budget phones of 2017. Here's...

Conversations is an Open Source & Secure Jabber/XMPP Client for Android

Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and WeChat are the top three instant messaging apps currently dominating the market. Their continued dominance is easily explained by their inclusion of a simple to use interface along with a user base of millions of people. However, each of these IM apps share one flaw: they are owned by Social Media...

GLOBE: Best Weather and Time Tracker from the XDA Community

While plenty of clock apps on the Play store offer the ability to track multiple time zones, we love promoting apps from within the XDA community. Glode: World clock and time zone converter is developed by lmchanh from the forums. A lot of time was spent making this app look as good as it does and you'll...