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Redmi Note 8 kernel source code is now available

Just a few weeks back, Xiaomi publicly introduced their latest pair of Redmi Note devices, the Redmi Note 8 series. The Redmi Note 8 Pro was the clear star of the show, featuring a quad 64MP camera setup, a decently performing MediaTek Helio G90T processor, and an extensive feature set. Redmi also announced a regular...

Huawei Mate 30 Pro and Mate 30 Lite forums are now open

Today has been a big day for Huawei as the company unveiled the Mate 30 series, Watch GT 2, and more. The stars of the show, of course, ware the Huawei Mate 30 series. In anticipation, we previously opened up forums for the Mate 30, and now we have forums for the Pro and Lite...

Algeo Graphing Calculator is a scientific calculator for more complex engineering and math problems

We've all been there. Staring down the barrel of a complex math problem and your once-powerful standard calculator now pales at the prospect of trying to figure this one out. Complex numbers, predefined constants, and variables are all way too much for it to handle. That's where Algeo Graphing Calculator comes in. Algeo was written by...

Redmi Note 8 Pro XDA forums are now open for discussion

Xiaomi recently took the wraps off their latest mid-range device from their Redmi brand, the Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro. Much in the same fashion as their predecessors, the Redmi Note 7 and the Redmi Note 7 Pro, both devices manage to pack a solid specification sheet and feature set while...

Asus ZenFone 6/5Z, OnePlus 6/6T, and LG G2 are the latest devices to get Android 10 custom ROMs

As you may be well aware by now, Android 10 has now been released to the masses after a thorough beta testing period, and with it came along the source code for Google's latest OS. With features like a system-wide dark mode, native theming functions, full support for screen gestures like iOS, and more, there...

Bowvie Weather app uses OpenWeatherMap and supports Android 10’s dark mode

Most smartphone OEM UX skins come with their own launcher, and often their own weather app and widget included. If for whatever reason you dislike the included weather app for your phone and haven't settled on any of the weather app choices we have presented in the past, like YoWindow, NavBar Weather, Overdrop, and TodayWeather,...

Private Clipboard helps mimic Android 10’s clipboard privacy on older Android devices

One of the underrated features on Android 10 is the restriction built-in for clipboard access. In Android versions prior to Android 10, every single app could read the contents of your clipboard. And this was accomplished without needing to grant any runtime permission to any app. The average user ends up copying sensitive information like...

Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro forums are now open

Realme launched the new Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro at an event in Delhi, India on August 20, 2019. These new devices succeed the Realme 3 and the Realme 3 Pro that were launched in April 2019 and March 2019, respectively. While one may not agree with the need to refresh smartphones within such...

Create Chat Heads for any messaging app with Tasker

Love it or hate it, Facebook Messenger introduced a concept that has caught on with messaging apps: floating "chat heads." These little bubbles float on top of whatever you're doing so you can quickly jump into a conversation. Now the developer of Tasker, João Dias, has a method for bringing chat heads to all messaging...

Paranoid Android now available for the Xiaomi Mi 9T/Redmi K20 and Xiaomi Mi 9

It was almost exactly a year ago when Paranoid Android returned with an Android Oreo ROM. Then, early this year, the team released its first Android Pie ROM. They've been slowly adding more devices since then and now they have Pie ROMs for the Xiaomi Mi 9T/Redmi K20 and Xiaomi Mi 9. Paranoid Android has announced...

Xperia Home X enhances the stock Sony launcher using Xposed on Android Pie

Sony devices come with the company's own custom launcher and software. Over the years, the UX has come closer to Google's Android, but there are still distinct elements that long-time users have grown fond of. One of these is the Sony launcher that is found on Sony devices. If you like Sony's launcher for the...

Mimic the Google Pixel 4’s new music control gestures with Tasker

One of the highlight features of the upcoming Google Pixel 4 are the Soli gestures. As detailed by Google themselves, the Pixel 4 will feature dedicated hardware that will allow the phone to recognize air gestures through motion sensing and use these as triggers for actions like controlling music playback, snoozing alarms, silencing phone calls...