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Leaked Renders Show Moto G5S Sporting Metal Uni-body in Three Color Options

Lenovo is planning to launch quite a few Moto devices throughout the year. Previously, a leaked presentation slide showed that Lenovo is working on a total of five smartphone lineup, namely, Moto C, Moto E, Moto G, Moto X and Moto Z. Out of which, the company has already launched the Moto C lineup earlier this...

Founder of LeEco Steps Down as the CEO of Leshi Holding

LeEco continues to try and recover from their ongoing financial issues. The company had big plans as they launched their expansion into the United States, but that was slowed to almost a dead stop once the financial issues became too much to bear. Not only were they running out of cash, but the debts they...

Google I/O 2017 Showcased a Clearer, More-Focused Agenda for Google Products

Something was different about this year’s Google I/O; something special, perhaps even grounded. Its an event where we have come to expect moonshots and overly idealistic solutions to problems that do not exist or are grossly misrepresented, but that has changed. Last year’s Google I/O was a turning point, moving towards a more mature and grown-up...

Carl Pei Comments on OnePlus 5 Headphone Jack: Confirmed or Confused?

Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus, loves Twitter and uses it regularly. One of his recent cryptic tweets suggests that the headphone jack on the OnePlus 5 is safe, giving us a hint of its potential. Or maybe not. The riddle joke might be a cryptic answer to the reports suggesting that OnePlus 5 will not feature...

Guide Walks You Through Starting Android Development in Visual Studio

We often talk about Android Studio here at XDA because it's a powerful IDE made with Android application development in mind. Google is the company behind Android Studio and they're constantly adding new features that make developing Android applications easier with it. The company also just announced support for Kotlin in Android Studio, and you...

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A Summary of Google’s 101 Announcements at I/O 2017

The most anticipated event of the year for Android developers and Google fans is officially over. During the I/O 2017, Google announced many new features and improvements that should make their projects even better. Emily Wood, Google's Manager of Global Communication and Public Affairs, published a blog post with all 101 announcements that took place in...

Fujifilm instax SHARE SP-2 (Mobile Printer) Review: The Inescapable Allure of Physical Media

  As an avid photographer, I've long enjoyed the experience of having prints made of photos I've taken. I've experimented with a number of different services, usually looking to produce some thoughtful gifts or mementos for my own personal enjoyment. My current favorite is undoubtedly Artifact Uprising, a print company that began independently but almost immediately...

LG G6 Camera App Ported to the LG G5

The LG G6 comes with a much enhanced camera application over the previous iteration. Thanks to XDA Recognized Developer and Contributor xpirt, you can use it today on the LG G5. The developer managed to port the camera app and fix some major bugs. All features known from the LG G5 camera should work as well. As...

Moto Z2 Play Passes Through TENAA With Reduced Battery Capacity; Lenovo Confirms

The Moto Z Play stood out in 2016 as being one of those phones that had a healthy balance between battery life and performance. The 3,510 mAh coupled with the power-efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC and a 5.5" FHD display meant that the device stood out from the crowd when it came to sheer longevity...

Google Announces New Features for Subscription Models Through Google Play

Google offers many ways of monetization for Android developers to profit. Simple purchases and in-app purchases are just two that we can easily name. The typical monetization model can soon change, thought, as Google further encourages developers to use the subscriptions. The data collected by Google shows 10-time growth in consumption over the past three years...

Google Is Working On A Chromebook Emulator to Test Android Apps on Large Screens

Google is working on an emulator that will allow developers to test their applications on large screens without an actual Chrome OS device. This plan was announced during Google I/O 2017. Chromebooks are not as popular as Google would like them to be outside of education. Most developers focus on app development for phones and tablets...