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Unofficial LineageOS 16 brings Android Pie to the Lenovo K6/K6 Power/K6 Note and Tab 4 8 Plus

LineageOS is open-source and one of the most popular custom ROMs available to the community of tech tinkerers. It is also one of the most preferred solutions for installing the latest version of Android on a device that no longer receives software support from the company. While the list of Android devices officially supported by...

EasyJoin Pro update lets you respond to MMS, WhatsApp, Messenger, and more from your PC

EasyJoin is a popular alternative to Pushbullet and Join. It's an app that allows you to "push" files, photos, and other things from device to device and much more. A recent update added the ability to respond to MMS and messages from WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and other chat apps. The new EasyJoin Pro update is a...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is now officially supported by LineageOS 16

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is one of the best purchases available in the early mid-range in India, offering itself as a great hardware package at an aggressive price point. The Redmi Note 7 Pro has also been hailed by us as the true successor to the legacy of the legendary Redmi Note 3,...

WallRey is a new Material Design wallpaper app with over 10,000 free wallpapers from Unsplash

Wallpapers form one of the primary elements of our daily homescreen setup, so it make sense that a lot of us keep hunting for newer wallpapers to change around. We have featured several wallpapers and wallpaper apps in the past, ranging from OLED-focused designs to creative wallpapers that serve functions like disguising the hole punch...

ASUS ROG Phone II, Honor 9X, and Honor 9X Pro forums are open

A new week means new Android devices being announced, and that means new XDA forums opening up. We've got three new devices being added to the forums this week (so far): ASUS ROG Phone II, Honor 9X, and Honor 9X Pro. Check out the links below to get started in the forums! The ASUS ROG Phone...

LineageOS 16 is now available for the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1

The ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 was one of the surprise releases from ASUS last year, one that managed to put pressure on Chinese OEMs in the budget and early mid-range. The phone not only featured decent specifications, it also was one of the few available options with a stock Android build. Asus backed the...

Xiaomi releases kernel sources for the CC9 and CC9 Meitu Edition

Earlier this month, Xiaomi unveiled a new line of smartphones centered around their cameras: the CC9e, CC9, and CC9 Meitu Edition. The former was rebranded internationally as the Xiaomi Mi A3 while the latter two have yet to leave China. People are hoping that the CC9 or CC9 Meitu Edition will be rebranded as a...

Realme X, Realme 3i, and Xiaomi Mi A3 forums are now open

The Summer months are typically a slower time for new smartphones, but that's not always the case. We've seen 3 new phones get announced just this week. The Realme X, Realme 3i, and Xiaomi Mi A3 were announced in India for the former two and Spain for the last one, and we have opened forums...

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2’s latest update brings Digital Wellbeing

The ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 comes with a clean stock Android interface instead of the traditional Zen UI. The smartphone also received Android Pie update back in April and this too came with a stock Android interface. Now, the smartphone is getting another update and it brings key Android Pie features including Digital Wellbeing. ASUS...

Franco Kernel Manager is currently free on the Play Store

XDA Recognized Developer franciscofranco is widely known in our forums for his Franco kernel, which is one of the most popular custom kernel available for a wide range of devices, including but not limited to the OnePlus 5/5T, OnePlus 6/6T and Xiaomi Poco F1. Franciscofranco has now made his FK Kernel Manager app available for...

Honor 5X gets Android Pie-based official LineageOS 16 builds

The Honor 5X was launched in October of 2015 in China and then made its way to the US and Europe in early 2016. For a price tag of just $199 in early 2016, the Honor 5X was one of the best budget purchases you could make in the USA at the time. XDA's Creative...

“Everyday” is a beautiful new Material Theme calendar widget

One of my indispensable home screen widget needs is for calendar widgets, and every home screen setup without one is incomplete. Having my calendar and events available at a glance and always available on my home screen helps me keep track of my schedule and be aware of other important upcoming personal events in my...