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The Chuwi Hi9 is an 8.4″ Android 7.0 Tablet With a MediaTek MT8176

Chuwi is a little known Chinese brand that has been trying to stand out in the crowded market of low price Android tablets. The company, which was founded around 2004, first started making MP3 and MP4 player devices as well as other multimedia devices. It was only after striking a partnership with Chinese silicon manufacturer...

Android 7.0 Nougat Now Rolling Out to the Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo

As the saying goes: it's better late than never. Roughly 2 years after Samsung launched their Galaxy S5 Neo, a year after Google released the Android 7.0 source code, and a week after Google released the Android 8.0 source, Samsung is now rolling out the Android 7.0 update to the Galaxy S5 Neo. The update...

ASUS ZenFone 3 Max Receives Official Update to Android 7.0 Nougat

We haven't specifically talked about the ZenFone 3 Max very much here on the XDA portal, but ASUS has been able to garner a passionate following for a number of their devices. The Max variant of the ZenFone 3 from ASUS was released one year ago and launched with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It's a mid-range device...

How Substratum Brought Fluid & Simple Customization to a Complex TouchWiz

Android theming has come a long way, from hacky edits to Substratum and now, Sungstratum. Years back, the word "theme" in Android discussions was frequently superseded by the word "chooser', a nod to the T-Mobile Theme Chooser found in CyanogenMod that laid the foundations that made Android a themer's paradise. The ability to modify the...

HTC 10 and HTC One A9 Android 7.0 Nougat Kernel Source Code Released

HTC just announced that they have published the Android 7.0 kernel source code for the HTC 10 and the HTC One A9. These newly published sets of kernel source code will go a long way towards helping with the development of Android 7.0, AOSP-based custom ROMs for these devices. Although it is always nice to see kernel...

Meizu Announces the Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus With Secondary AMOLED Display and Dual Rear Cameras

The Western world sees little of the technological 'experiments' that Asian markets witness. OEMs from China, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan attempt to carve out niches for themselves by trying out unconventional combinations of existing technology. The results can be considered by gimmicks most of the time, but often, we get smartphones that possess real...

Android Nougat Finally Rolling out for the Moto X Force

Motorola has finally pushed the Android Nougat update for the Moto X Force. Users of this handset may soon receive an OTA update notification when the update has been downloaded and is waiting to be installed. The build number of the update is NPK25.200-12, and the version of Android is official 7.0. There's no telling if or...

Seamless (A/B) System Updates Coming Soon to LineageOS for Select Devices (Pixel/Pixel XL)

One of the headlining features of the Android 7.0 Nougat update as well as the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL is the ability to seamlessly install system updates. This feature from Android Nougat takes some of the pain away from updating your device and also reduces the likelihood of an inactive device. Seamless System Updates...

Samsung Releases SoundAssistant App for Galaxy Devices on Android 7.0

Samsung has launched a new app called SoundAssistant on the Play Store that allows for users to customize several audio settings on their device. This app is restricted to Samsung Galaxy devices, and specifically, to Galaxy devices that are on Android 7.0 and beyond. SoundAssistant allows for 150 steps of volume adjustment, a floating equalizer function...

How to enable Quick Reply from the Lockscreen on Samsung Galaxy Devices running Nougat

Android Nougat was a huge update for fans of the stock Android experience. Besides official multi-window support and a whole host of other changes, the update also brought a new quick reply feature to allow you to reply to messages from the notification shade without opening the app in question. Before the 5th Android N Developer Preview,...

Google is Rolling Back Nexus 6 Devices to Android 7.0 Nougat

The Nexus 6 just hasn't had the best of luck over the last 6 to 12 months. Not only is it coming close to the end of its life cycle, but it hasn't been receiving the latest OTA updates in a timely manner either. Granted, Google has been sending them out much faster than most...

LG To Update G4 and V10 to Android 7.0 Nougat After All

Another year, another flagship iteration. With every such step, a product that was once the top of its game gives way to a newer generation. Consumers who purchased the previous flagship now have to live with their product not being first priority anymore. Such was also the case with the LG G4  and the LG V10....