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ZTE Reveals the Specs of their Crowdsourced Hawkeye Smartphone — SD625, 1080p, 3GB RAM

We’ve talked about ZTE’s Project CSX smartphone extensively. The company first announced the idea back in August of last year, and started asking the community what they wanted to see...
January 18, 2017 11:55 AM

Google and LG’s Watch Sport and Watch Style Launching with Android Wear 2.0 on Feb 9

Android Wear 2.0 is the next iteration of upgrades planned for connected smartwatches. While Developer Previews have been around for a while, the last one was rolled out in mid...
January 18, 2017 11:48 AM

Google Shares Details on How They Spot Malicious Apps in the Play Store

Google works very hard at keeping malicious applications out of the Play Store and off of your device. They aren’t perfect at this and there are some instances when a...
January 18, 2017 10:39 AM

OnePlus: OxygenOS 4.0 Doesn’t Use a Debug Kernel

Some people have felt that OnePlus rushed out their official Nougat OTA update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T just to meet the deadline they set for their customers....
January 18, 2017 9:49 AM

Google Maps Starts Showing Parking Availability

According to Android Police, Google Maps seems to be rolling out a new feature that allows users to show parking information at a location. The extra feature seems to be part...
January 18, 2017 9:45 AM

Android One Phones to Come to U.S. Mid-2017

Google is rumored to finally be bringing the Android One line of smartphones to the US. An exclusive report from The Information states that the first phone bearing the brand could launch...
January 18, 2017 9:39 AM

Report: Lenovo Underestimated Motorola Revival Efforts at Time of Purchase

Back in 2014, Google shocked the Android enthusiast community briefly when it decided to sell off Motorola Mobility to Lenovo. Many had hoped that Motorola would be Google’s smartphone hardware...
January 17, 2017 4:10 PM

Diving into SDCardFS: How Google’s FUSE Replacement Will Reduce I/O Overhead

Several months ago, Google added something called “SDCardFS” to the official AOSP branches for the Linux kernel. At the time, the move was noticed only by some kernel developers, but...
January 17, 2017 3:58 PM

Two High-Severity Vulnerabilities Discovered for the LG G3, G4 and G5

We generally get alerted to Android vulnerabilities for major phones like the Nexus/Pixel phones, LG and Samsung phones directly by these companies on a monthly basis. Sometimes though, there are...
January 17, 2017 11:23 AM

Future S Health Update is Rumored to Schedule a Doctor Visit

S Health is Samsung’s own health and fitness companion application, and it is packed with a bunch of features. If you have a Samsung wearable then it can tap into...
January 17, 2017 10:22 AM

Android 7.0 Nougat is Rolling Out to the Unlocked HTC One A9

HTC launched the HTC One A9 back in October of 2015, and it was at a time when the Taiwanese handset maker was really trying to bounce back from financial...
January 17, 2017 10:17 AM

What’s New in Snapchat 10

If you’re enrolled in Snapchat beta, you’ve probably been running the 10.0.x updates that have been pushing out for the last few days. These updates have a few new UI...
January 17, 2017 9:12 AM