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Fairphone 2 passes six years of software updates with new Android 10 beta

Fairphone was founded in 2013 as a more sustainable smartphone manufacturer, with the goal of producing long-lasting smartphones without conflict materials. The Fairphone 4 was just released, but the company hasn't forgotten about its earlier models, and now the Fairphone 2 from 2015 is receiving another major Android update. Fairphone announced today on its Twitter account...

This app brings back the more useful power menu from Android 11 on Android 12 devices

Android’s power menu has seen a fair few design changes over the years. Unless you follow a tech blog like XDA, the changes are a bit hard to keep track of — at least before the Android 11 update — mainly because this is one area that OEMs customize to suit their own design aesthetic. In...

OxygenOS 11.1.1.1 for the OnePlus 6/6T brings September 2021 security patches and bug fixes

OnePlus rolled out the first OxygenOS 11 stable update for the OnePlus 6 and 6T in August this year. The update bumped the devices to Android 11, included Android security patches for July 2021, and introduced a handful of feature enhancements. However, users who updated to this build reportedly faced severe battery drain issues and...

ASUS is opening up a closed beta program for the ROG Phone II’s Android 11 update

If you have an ASUS ROG Phone II, you can sign up for the ASUS beta program to experience Android 11 before everyone else. The ROG Phone II was released in 2019 with Android 9 Pie, received an update to Android 10 last year, and is expected to get Android 11 soon. With the ROG...

LineageOS 18.1 brings Android 11 to Chromecast with Google TV, Walmart Onn and Dynalink Android TV boxes

Walmart’s Onn and Dynalink Android TV boxes are two of the best Android TV streaming devices available in the US. They both cost less than $50 and offer a whole range of features, including 4K HDR support and great remotes. What they both lack, however, is the latest version of Android TV. We don't know...

Android 11’s auto-reset permissions feature is coming to older OS versions

With Android 11, Google introduced auto-revoking permissions that barred unused apps from accessing sensitive permissions granted by the user. While this privacy feature currently remains exclusive to Android 11 and above devices, it will soon be trickling down to older versions of Android — all the way back to Android 6.0. Today, Google announced it is...

LineageOS 18.1 adds the ASUS ZenFone 8, POCO X3 NFC, and more to the roster

In March, the team behind LineageOS released LineageOS 18.1, the latest version based on Android 11. Since then, the team has rolled out LineageOS 18.1 to many more devices — from notables like the OnePlus 9 Pro, Redmi Note 10 Pro, and Pixel 4 series to the lesser-known devices like Walmart’s Onn and Dynalink Android...

[Update: Fixed in Android 12] Many Android 11 users are having trouble getting games to recognize their controllers

Ever since Android 11 rolled out, users have been facing issues while trying to connect a gaming controller with their smartphones. According to the reports, phones running Android 11 are either not able to recognize controllers as input devices or they don't let users map their keys properly. As per a thread regarding the bug on...

LineageOS 18.1 adds support for the POCO X3 Pro, POCO F3/Mi 11X, Galaxy M20, and more

In March this year, the LineageOS team rolled out the first build of LineageOS 18.1 based on Android 11 to nearly 60 devices. Since then, the team has added support for several more devices, including the OnePlus 6/6T series, the Google Pixel 3 series, several Xiaomi phones, the Samsung Galaxy S10, and more. The team...

Download: OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T receive stable Android 11 with OxygenOS 11 update

It’s finally time for OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T users to get their hands on the stable Android 11 update. The first Open Beta build was available about a month ago. Within a few weeks of that release, we saw the arrival of a second and third Open Beta. Now, just two days later since...

CarbonROM releases Android 11 builds for 16 phones from OnePlus, Xiaomi, and others

The CarbonROM team has announced the first stable builds of CarbonROM 9.0 (CR-9.0) based on Android 11. CarbonROM is undoubtedly a little late to the Android 11 party, but if you are a fan of the ROM and were waiting for a stable release, you can finally try it out on your phone — assuming...

Download: OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 2 based on Android 11 for the OnePlus 6 and 6T

Earlier this month, OnePlus rolled out the first OxygenOS 11 Open Beta update for the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T. The update brought over all the new Android 11 features to the devices, along with a new UI, Game Space, camera improvements, new Ambient Display options, and more. OnePlus is now rolling out the second...