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[Upcoming Webinar] Endpoint Security: Mobile Devices Are Endpoints Too

Zimperium, the company perhaps best known for the discovery of the Android security vulnerabilities collectively known as Stagefright will be hosting a webinar next week on August 31st, 2016 at 11:00am Eastern Time. The talk and subsequent Q&A given in collaboration with Ovum will look at the importance of adding mobile devices to your endpoint security...

Upcoming Android Nougat MR1 Dev Preview Could Bring Google Assistant, Nexus Launcher, and Other Leaked Features

With the release of Android Nougat yesterday many users were left wondering what happened with many of the "leaked" features we would see in Android N. Things like the integrated Google Assistant, new nav bar icons, Nexus Launcher and others were absent in builds pushed to existing Nexus devices. Many might immediately assume that existing devices would...

OnePlus X Finally Receives Android 6.0 via OxygenOS 3.1.0 Community Build

At the time of its release, the OnePlus X was a decent entry into the early-mid ranges in the smartphone market. For an affordable price, you basically got the internals of the OnePlus One in a smaller package, and that wasn't a bad thing. But lately, thanks to increased competition from various sources, the OnePlus X has...

Sultanxda’s Unofficial CyanogenMod 13 Lands on the OnePlus 3

If you are a OnePlus user since the One days and frequented the XDA subforums, this name would need no introduction. Sultanxda is responsible for kicking things up a notch for the camera performance on the OnePlus One. First, he allowed 1080p video recording with the front camera. And then, he bumped it up to 2K!...

Xiaomi to Launch Another Product in US in October; Smartphone Launches in the “Near Future”

Xiaomi, the OEM that has caused major upheaval in the Indian smartphone scene in the budget segments, now has its eyes set on the USA. As reported by Bloomberg after an interview with Hugo Barra, Vice President of International Operations at Xiaomi, the company is all set to make an appearance in the U.S. smartphone market "in the...

Honor Promises Extensive Software Support from This Year Onwards

Honor is trying hard to win fans, and it certainly seems to be ticking the right boxes in our books. At first, there was the partnership with us to foster developer interest in Honor devices. And now, in a Google+ post by a spokesperson, Honor has promised extensive software support. The commitment from Honor is to...

Corning Responds to Note 7 and Gorilla Glass 5 Scratch Tests

If you have been on the Internet lately, you may have heard of JerryRigsEverything and his durability tests. Bordering on the lines of torture testing, Jerry's videos do give us a comparison scale of how various devices react to situations that they could face, commonly with regards to scratching and bending. One of Jerry's videos, that...

Moto Z Play Emerges in Photos, Follows Along the Moto Z Design

In what may not be a shocker to anyone, the Moto Z Play has been spotted bearing a design that closely resembles the Moto Z. Coming to us courtesy of Reddit user joesufjan and from the Instagram profile of Sheung Yu, the images give us a look at the unreleased Moto Z Play. Originally leaked with the...

What is the Worst Pricing Mistake in Android Phone History?

One of the reasons for Android's popularity is the abundance of choice at varied price points. No matter your needs, you can find some phone or another that suits you around your price range. Price is also a deciding factor for many, often a starting point for a purchase decision. Thus, pricing is very important, and correctly...

Developers: Apps Are Coming to Chromebooks, Here is What You Need to Know

The first thing you will want to do is to ensure you take another watch of the session at I/O below, it's only 26 minutes but filled with invaluable information explaining exactly how the process will work.   Put simply, as of Chrome OS Version M53 any Android app should function on any touchscreen-enabled Chromebook or if your...

Android-x86 Project Releases Android 6.0 RC2!

If you are someone who runs Android on your laptop or desktop, you may have heard of the Android-x86 project. For those who haven't, the Android-x86 program is an initiative by volunteer developers to port over and run Android onto desktops and laptops running on AMD or Intel processors. After pushing out Android 6.0 Marshmallow in...

CyanogenMod 13.0 Snapshot Build ZNH5Y Rolling Out for Supported Devices!

CyanogenMod has been a strong driving force in the world of 3rd party development. Back when it came out, CyanogenMod started off as a small project for the HTC Dream aka the T-Mobile G1. But now, the project spans over literal hundreds of devices, offering the enthusiast community a way out of heavy and bloated systems...