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Lenovo Launches the K8 Note in India, Comes with Stock Android and 4,000mAh Battery

India remains a hotspot for competition in the entry level as more and more OEMs attempt to attract customers in the budget segment. For the most part, a budget device in 2017 can serve the needs of the casual or mainstream consumer, leaving many customers wondering if they really should be spending exorbitant amounts on...

The Moto Z Receives App Shortcuts, Round Icons, and More with 7.1.1 Nougat Update

Next Tuesday on July 25, Lenovo-owned Motorola will be taking the stage in New York City to announce a brand new smartphone. The rumor mill suggests that the main focus of this event will be the upcoming Moto Z2 Force, but even with a new flagship on the way, that doesn't mean Motorola has forgotten...

How to Freeze Any App’s Background Processes without Root on Android 7.0+

Android has always been considered the more "powerful" mobile platform when compared to iOS because of how much freedom its 3rd-party applications have. This enables a lot of automation to take place simply because Android applications can do more tasks while they're running in the background. However, this comes with a downside as it opens the...

Xperia X and X Compact Receive Android 7.1.1

Sony is rolling out a new Nougat update for the Xperia X and Xperia X Compact. The update brings both Android 7.1.1 and the new security patches, and users of these handsets should soon get a notification about the update. This comes shortly after Sony's release of the Android 7.0 update for the Xperia XA. Back...

OnePlus Launches the OnePlus 5 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and 8GB RAM

After weeks of leaks, teasers, and official ad campaigns, OnePlus has officially unveiled the OnePlus 5 at an event held in New York City today. The OnePlus 5 is the latest flagship smartphone from OnePlus and bears a strong focus on photography this time around. Specifications at a glance:Device Name: OnePlus 5 Price U$D 479Android Version 7.1.1 (Oxygen OS ROM) Display 5.5...

HMD Global Starts Rolling Out Android 7.1.1 to the Nokia 6

As usual, most Android OEMs have been taking their time when it comes to pushing out the latest version of Android. We're even starting to see majo r2017  flagships released now and they're coming with a version of Android that was officially released in October of last year. Android 7.1.1 Nougat became official 2 months...

Anbox allows you to run Android apps on any GNU/Linux OS

Thanks to the widespread proliferation of Google's Android, developers have flocked to the platform, creating millions of applications for it. Although Android is based on the Linux kernel much like desktop GNU/Linux operating systems, the desktop OSes have not attracted similar amounts of development efforts. That's not to say that GNU/Linux operating systems are failures...

Chromebook Spotted with Android 7.1.1 Nougat Apps and Resizable Window Support

Android applications on Chrome OS have been evolving for a while now. What first started as an extension called ARC Welder has transformed into a better, more unified approach and has resulted in what we have today with full Google Play support. However, some issues remain, which was to be expected given that most, if...

Xperia X is the first non-Google Smartphone to Receive Android 7.1.1

Back in the beginning of December, a member of Sony's concept developer team stated that the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update was their "number one priority." The team had a goal to be the first smartphone manufacturer (excluding Google) to release the latest 7.1.1 update. And they succeeded. Granted, this release comes in the form of a Concept...

Carbon ROM Returns with Android 7.1.1 Weeklies for Pixel, Nexus 6P and more!

Readers who have been around in the custom ROM scene for a few years now would recall 'Carbon ROM'. The ROM was very popular around Android 4.4 Kitkat, often becoming a popular choice for devices that shipped with heavy skins as the ROM offered a good mix of AOSP's sleekness with thoughtful feature additions. After a...

Google is Investigating an Audio Issue with some Pixel and Pixel XLs

While most reviewers feel the Google Pixel and Pixel XL devices are among the best Android smartphones you can buy right now, some users have been experiencing a fair bit of issues with their new smartphone. We were first made aware of a lens flare/halo issue that people are having with the camera. Google acknowledged this issue...

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Begins Rolling Out for Supported Devices

As it stands, Android 7.1.1 Nougat has begun its official rollout to officially supported devices. The newest stable Android update with version number 7.1.1 brings new features of the 7.1 update to the Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X. Previously, features like the app shortcut menus, image keyboard support and round icon support were available...