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Chat with the Honor CEO on XDA every Friday (starting today)

With the release of the Honor 10, Honor has been very active in the XDA forums interacting with users. Now they are giving you the chance to have a chat with the CEO of the company as well as win some prizes. Head over to the thread linked below and submit your question. The Honor CEO,...

Razer Phone XDA Display Analysis: A Great Start for 120Hz Displays on Android

When contemplating who’d be a major player in the Android smartphone business, the gaming hardware giant Razer probably wouldn’t come to mind. While they have yet to establish themselves as a reliable smartphone provider, Razer’s first attempt did not at all seem like it was their first time dabbling into Android, likely because much of...

OnePlus 6 Speed, Smoothness & Gaming XDA Review: Living up to the Slogan

The OnePlus 6 (which you can soon pre-order) was announced last week, packing the latest hardware as expected. OnePlus devices have been known to be extremely speedy, to the point where the new phone’s marketing slogan reflects that reputation. With the fastest chipset from Qualcomm as well as the same copious amounts of quick RAM and...

Navigation Gestures by XDA brings iPhone X-style gesture controls to Android devices

Navigation gestures are all the rage these days. Everyone has them: Apple, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Huawei, and now Google in Android P. Everyone does them differently, too. We thought we would offer our own take on gesture navigation with the Navigation Gestures app, built in-house at XDA. The app brings customizable gesture control to any Android...

OnePlus 6 Hands-On: Redefined Speed and a Premium Design that Reflects 2018’s Smartphone Trends

The OnePlus 6 has just been announced, sporting a new look and the beefy set of specifications we’ve come to expect from OnePlus. Last year’s OnePlus 5T is a tough act to follow, but the company seeks to entice customers by doubling down on its core user experience tenets while polishing their approach to design,...

The OnePlus 6 is official with a 6.28″ notched display, Snapdragon 845, and dual rear cameras

The latest OnePlus flagship device, the OnePlus 6, has been announced. The official product page for the device has already gone live, which you can check out here. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, features up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, and has a large 6.28-inch notched OLED display with...

How to Watch the OnePlus 6 Launch Live

The OnePlus 6 launch event is set to begin at 5PM BST (that's noon New York time) today (May 16th) in London. With this being one of the most anticipated smartphone events of the year, you're not going to want to miss it. The event is going to be streamed live on YouTube so you...

Everything New in Android P Developer Preview 2

Google is clearly planning a big shift of direction going forward with Android P. It is, quite obviously, the biggest update to the Android OS in over 4 years, since Android 5.0 Lollipop and Material Design were first introduced to the public. And while the same was said for Android 7.0/7.1 Nougat and Android 8.0/8.1...

Win an Honor 10 [Also: First Impressions Video]

XDA has an early look at the Honor 10 and an opportunity for you to win one for yourself! Don't miss our first impression video here. Win an Honor 10 (All Countries) Fill out the form below for your chance to win an Honor 10--we have two! Win an Honor 10 [We have 2] Honor 10+Community Incentive Program As many...

Linux app support is coming to Chrome OS starting with the Pixelbook

For much of Chrome OS' early history, the operating system was seen as a glorified web browser. As the OS has matured, that view has become unwarranted: Chrome OS has since added offline capability and Android app support to significantly expand its feature set. Google's next big step is to entice developers by introducing Linux...

Win a Trip to see the OnePlus 6 Launch Live in London [USA/CA Only]

Be among the first to try out the latest OnePlus flagship phone and get your hands on exclusive swag! If picked to go the OnePlus 6 launch in London on May 16, 2018, you will also have a chance to rub shoulders with some top-tier tech influencers and chat with some of our community’s fine...

The History of Printing on Android and how the Mopria Alliance made it better

Prior to the debut of Android 8.0 Oreo's Default Print Service, printing documents on Android was easier said than done. Google's mobile operating system didn't gain native printer support until Android 4.4 KitKat, and with the exception of third-party solutions from the likes of Samsung, setting up a printer required vendor-specific plugins and drivers. But...