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HTC to Launch the HTC U, its Squeezable Flagship, on May 16th

HTC took to Twitter to tease its new upcoming product — the HTC U, which is internally known as the HTC Ocean. The device is scheduled for launch on 16th...
April 20, 2017 2:47 PM

What are your first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were near the end of March, and Samsung’s marketing and advertising machinery has been hard at work to ensure word about the devices and all...
April 20, 2017 1:00 PM

The Best Android Development Courses

Here are some of the best courses that we’ve found related to Android development on XDA Depot. If you’re looking into getting started with building apps, check out these resources. Most of them are heavily discounted right now. Projects in Android As Android extends into wearables, cameras, and many other devices, now is the perfect …

Multi-User Support is now Rolling out for the Google Home in the U.S.

And just like that – Google Home is now far more useful for multi-member households. Google has today announced that multi-user support is rolling out for the Google Home. In...
April 20, 2017 12:27 PM

Paranoid Android Teases Another Return

The last time we talked about Paranoid Android was in September 2016, when the PA team had announced their ROM base update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Stable builds were made...
April 20, 2017 11:47 AM

Google Reportedly Working on a Built-in Ad Blocker For Chrome Browser

According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, Google is working on a built-in ad blocker solution for desktop and mobile versions of its Chrome web browser. The...
April 20, 2017 10:05 AM

Google Updates the Cloud Speech API, Now Available to Developers

In July of last year, Google announced two new APIs for their Google Cloud Platform customers that had to do with speech recognition. These were made available in beta form...
April 20, 2017 9:38 AM

ZTE Appoints the Head of Their NA Division to Lead the Entire Mobile Business

Not many think about ZTE when they think of a smartphone company that is doing well these days, but they have had a good year so far. ZTE is still...
April 20, 2017 9:32 AM

How to change your Nav Bar Icons or Re-arrange the Buttons without Root

Those of you who are running the first Android O Developer Preview may have toyed around with its hidden navigation bar customizer located in the SystemUI Tuner. This nav bar customizer...
April 19, 2017 7:06 PM

Samsung Completes Qualification of 10LPP, its 2nd Gen 10nm Process Technology

Samsung Electronics announced that it has completed the qualification procedure for its 10-nanometer FinFET process technology and is now ready to move ahead for production. The second generation of Samsung’s...
April 19, 2017 3:49 PM

Pre-Alpha Build of Arch Linux Running Natively on the Google Pixel C

XDA Member Samt434 was able to get Arch Linux natively running on their Google Pixel C. Then they released the required files and even wrote up a step by step guide so that you...
April 19, 2017 2:30 PM

How to Root the Google Pixel and Pixel XL Running Android O DP1

XDA Member Sachi315 was able to get the first Developer Preview of Android O rooted on their Pixel phone, and now we see XDA Senior Member eqbirvin has put together a step by...
April 19, 2017 2:00 PM

Three Actually-Hidden, Non-Clickbaity Tricks for Your New Galaxy S8 or S8+

If you had pre-ordered a Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, you likely woke up to your package tracker displaying a satisfying “DELIVERED TODAY BY 8:00PM.” We would know, as...
April 19, 2017 1:56 PM