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Report: LG to Unveil its Next Flagship, V30, at IFA 2017

According to the South Korean tech publication ETNews, LG is planning to launch its next flagship in its V line-up at IFA 2017 in Berlin. If true, this will mark the first time ever LG launching its V series device at IFA (last year's V20 was even announced through a Facebook stream in a small...

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XDA News of the Week: OnePlus 5 Launches, Yota Phone Announced & Substratum Beta Released

https://youtu.be/lru1VjRoAiQ While the week still is not over, we thought the news about the new OnePlus 5 could not wait any longer. In this video, Joe gives us a roundup of all the latest news from the XDA site. Below are all the links to the news covered in the video: OnePlus Launches the OnePlus 5 with...

Japanese HTC Blog Finds Possible Pixel 2 References in U11 Files

The blog HTC Soku released an entry today which discovered data that HTC may be, or may have been handling two of the Pixel 2 variants. Inside the blog entry were the details, which we have translated: "The following descriptions were found in the system file of HTC U11 Taiwan version (OCEAN # DUGL). OCEAN_WHL OCEAN_UL OCEAN_DUGL OCEAN_DTWL OCEAN_UHL OCEAN_UHL_JAPAN OCEAN_A S2 M2" The blog's author believes, given that...

OnePlus 5 XDA First Impressions: A Thorough Upgrade Addresses Previous Shortcomings and Leaves Few Stones Unturned

The OnePlus 5 has big shoes to fill; being the successor to the remarkably popular OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, it needs to be better than its predecessors to gather the attention of OnePlus’ niche fan base, while also patching up compromises and broadening the phone’s appeal to capture new customers. It’s near impossible to not...

AppContext Will Improve the Application Context For Tasker With Xposed

Tasker is one of a few apps that we use to make our Android devices better. With AppContext, you can make Tasker even better. AppContext allows Tasker react on running applications, without the downsides of the default implementation. By utilizing the power of Xposed, the app allows Tasker to react immediately when an app starts. No periodic checks are required...

ViPER4Android Materialized Brings the New UI to The Popular App

Many users are enhancing their audio experience with ViPER4Android and this popular application has been pleasing our ears for years. Unfortunately, its user interface is a bit outdated. Thanks to the efforts of XDA Senior Member pittvandewitt, the app is now using the Material Design guidelines. It looks much better and offers the same, great functionality. Check...

Android Wear 2.0 Ported to the LG G Watch

The LG G Watch was released in June 2014 as a first device with Android Wear ever produced by the South Korean company. The watch is no longer supported, but the community managed to port the newest version of Android Wear. XDA Senior Member ab123321 used the LG G Watch R's stock Nougat ROM to prepare an image for the...

OnePlus Releases the Device Trees and Kernel Sources for the OnePlus 5

After weeks of rumors surrounding the launch of the OnePlus 5, the wait is finally over. We know the hardware specification, the pricing, and the overall user experience. Alongside the release, OnePlus decided to publish the kernel source and device trees required to build custom ROMs for its latest flagship. Adam Krisko, Beta PM and Dev Relations...

Android 7.1.1 is Now Rolling Out to the ZTE Axon 7 Mini

If you're rocking a ZTE Axon 7 Mini in the US, then we have some good news to share with you: the Android Nougat update is now rolling out for your device. The flagship Axon 7 received an update to Android Nougat back in March and now it's time for its little brother to get...

Mozilla Releases Its Private Browser, “Firefox Focus” to Android

Last year, Mozilla introduced a new, private browser for the Apple devices called Firefox Focus. After a successful period on the App Store and averaging 4.6 rating, the company decided to bring the browser to Android as well. Firefox Focus is a browser to all of you who value the privacy over anything else. Like the iOS...

Apple Says Qualcomm’s Chip Licenses are Invalid, Qualcomm Responds

Many people know of Qualcomm because of how popular their Snapdragon SoCs are among Android smartphones these days. While their chips are a solid source of income for the company, they actually make a lot of their profits from patent royalties and modem licenses. However, the way that Qualcomm licenses their patents has gotten them in...