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Samsung’s budget Galaxy Grand Prime Plus (2018) may have an Iris Scanner

Biometric authentication has taken on new forms in modern smartphones thanks to advancements in imaging and display technology. We now have smartphones capable of precise facial recognition like the Xiaomi Mi 8 and Apple iPhone X. We are also getting smartphones with in-display fingerprint sensors like the Vivo NEX and Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS. Meanwhile,...

Android P Beta ported for some Snapdragon Project Treble-enabled devices

Project Treble is still a relatively new development for Android. After all, it was first introduced with Android Oreo and only devices launching with Android 8.0 and newer are required to be Treble-compatible out of the box. Yet, it has boosted custom ROM development in our forums in new, previously unimaginable ways: We've seen an...

How to increase the headphone jack volume on the OnePlus 6 [Root]

One of the most common complaints about the OnePlus 6 is its low volume headphone jack. While many different aspects of the device are stellar, the phone's volume output is not so great. The quality itself is fine, but you won't exactly be pumping out high decibel audio. Often a trick done by users to...

Samsung Galaxy Tab A2 XL may have a Bixby button like the Galaxy S9/Note 8/S8

Samsung is preparing to launch three tablets this year: the Samsung Galaxy Tab Advanced 2, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, and the Samsung Galaxy Tab A2. The most anticipated tablet in this trio is the Galaxy Tab S4 but for those of you on a budget looking to grab a newer Android tablet, then you...

First Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chromebook is currently being prototyped

When Google's Chrome OS was first announced, Google stated that they designed the operating system with three aspects in mind: speed, simplicity, and security. It's thanks to abiding by these three principles that Chromebooks tend to also have excellent battery life. With minimal bloatware, highly optimized software, and an OS that can run well on...

Oppo Find X has no proximity sensor due to Qeexo’s EarSense, has Dirac audio, and launches in India today

Oppo has been absent in the flagship smartphone space for a very long time. The company's last flagship smartphone was the Oppo Find 7, which was released back in 2014. After three years of releasing phones with mid-range chipsets, Oppo announced the flagship Oppo Find X last month. Now, the company has launched the Find...

Code for a newer Samsung foldable phone with Note 4 panel/Note 8 SoC shows up

Samsung's record profit run was reportedly ended thanks to relatively poor sales of the Samsung Galaxy S9. That's not to say it didn't sell in huge numbers—the shipment of 31 million Galaxy S9 devices isn't a figure you can scoff at—but it's certainly disappointing when compared to the sales figures for previous Samsung Galaxy flagship...

A Samsung Galaxy J6+ (Galaxy On6+) with a Snapdragon 450 is in the works

In May, Samsung launched the mid-range Samsung Galaxy J6 along with the Samsung Galaxy A6, Samsung Galaxy A6+, and Samsung Galaxy J8 in India. All four of these smartphones feature Samsung's signature "Infinity Display" which gives users a higher screen-to-body ratio without increasing the overall size of the device. The Samsung Galaxy J6 was later...

Pluvius themes system UI and accent color based on the wallpaper [Giveaway]

With Android 8.0 Oreo, Google introduced Sony's native theme framework called the Overlay Manager Service (OMS.) Overlays can be built to target the resources of any application, including the SystemUI and Android framework, and override them with their own values. This allows us to theme almost any part of Android to our liking on Android...

Navigation Gestures update brings OnePlus 6-style gestures to any Android device

Gesture navigation has become a staple feature on most flagship smartphones these days, with much debate centered around who does it the best. Android P brings native gesture control to all supported devices like the Google Pixel and Google Pixel 2, Xiaomi offers full-screen gestures on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and devices running...

Exclusive: Huawei Nova 3 specifications and press renders leaked in full

The Huawei Nova smartphones are a series of mid-range devices, but that's looking to change with the upcoming Huawei Nova 3 set to be announced on July 18th. Compared to the Huawei Nova/Nova Plus with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, the Huawei Nova 2/Nova 2 Plus with the HiSilicon Kirin 659, the Huawei Nova 3 will...

Motorola launches the 5000mAh-powered Moto E5 Plus and the Moto E5 in India

Motorola has launched the Motorola Moto E5 Plus and the Moto E5 in India. The Moto E5 Plus will go on sale for ₹11,999 ($174), while the Moto E5 will be available for ₹9,999 ($145). The smartphones slot in below the Motorola Moto G6 in Motorola's budget 2018 smartphone lineup. The Moto E5 Plus and the...