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LG G6 and LG V30 will be getting an update to Android 8.1 Oreo

The LG G6 and the LG V30 are two of LG’s latest flagship devices released in recent years and are both eligible for updates. Usually, OEMs mark the full support...
February 21, 2018 8:54 PM

LineageOS 15.1 now available for the Honor View 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, and other Project Treble-Compatible Devices

Project Treble. Some of you might be sick of hearing about it by this time, while others are ecstatic about any news related to the initiative. We at XDA couldn’t...
February 21, 2018 5:43 PM

Gboard v7.0 Beta Adds Email Address Autocompletion, Universal Media Search, & Support for Chinese and Korean Languages

Gboard, formerly Google Keyboard, is Google’s first-party keyboard app for Android. It’s a feature-rich app, and it is pre-installed on a wide range of Android smartphones. The last version of...
February 21, 2018 3:57 PM

Magisk v16.0 released with Bootloop Crash Fix, Huawei/Honor Treble Support, and more

Earlier this month, XDA Recognized Developer and Contributor topjohnwu released version 15.4 of Magisk to the public. That update included MagiskBoot improvements, socket obfuscation for hiding Magisk better, and some optimizations to Magisk...
February 21, 2018 3:30 PM

OpenAuto turns a Raspberry Pi into an Android Auto Head Unit [Video]

Android Auto adds an untold level of convenience to your driving experience. For years, people have been sticking suction cup smartphone holders to their dashboards so they can get quick...
February 21, 2018 3:10 PM

Google introduces the Android Enterprise Recommended program to certify smartphones for business use

Google and Android OEMs have shipped Android to 2 billion active devices around the world. That’s made it a big target when it comes to vulnerabilities, which is a headache...
February 21, 2018 2:45 PM

Future ARM Chips May Have SIM Cards Build Into Them

Anyone paying attention to the consumer electronics market knows that the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to be huge. In many ways, it already is, as we’ve been seeing...
February 21, 2018 12:20 PM

Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact Leak Reveals 18:9 Displays, Rear Fingerprint Sensors

There have been rumblings of new Sony phones for a while now, and a few of them are rumored to be announced at Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC) in Barcelona later...
February 21, 2018 10:55 AM

Honor 9 Lite Unboxing and First Impressions

The Honor 9 Lite is the latest phone to come from Honor, and is available in India starting at ₹10,999 ($170 USD). In this video we will unbox the new phone...
February 21, 2018 10:12 AM

Qualcomm Announces New AI Platform, Snapdragon 845 VR Headset Reference Design, and More

Mobile World Conference, the world’s largest gathering of smartphone OEMs, chipmakers, and telecom companies, is just weeks away. Ahead of the festivities, Qualcomm took the wraps off a slew of...
February 21, 2018 9:50 AM

The Xiaomi Mi 7 may launch with an OLED Panel and an Always on Display Feature

As we approach the beginning of Mobile World Congress, we are hearing a lot of information about devices that may be unveiled at the event. We discovered that Samsung would...
February 21, 2018 2:09 AM

[Update: Official Statement] Swype Keyboard for Android with Dragon Dictation has been Discontinued

For the longest time, one of the advantages of Android over iOS was the ability to use third-party keyboard apps available on the Play Store. These keyboards each provide their...
February 21, 2018 12:44 AM