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OmniROM Status Update – Moto G4/G4 Plus and Redmi Note 3 Added, Improved Camera for Xperia X/X Compact

It's been a while since we last talked about OmniROM. The Omni team has been very busy with a number of administrative tasks but found a brief moment to post an update on that they've been working on lately. Omni, just like most Android custom ROM teams, uses Gerrit as its code review portal. The team did...

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 as early as mid 2017. It is believed that the phone will be priced somewhere between $200 and $300. The report doesn't disclose which OEM the phone...

General Mobile GM 5 is the 1st Android One Phone to Ship with Nougat

It's been a while since we've seen a new Android One smartphone announced. Google had actually removed the Android One section from the official Android website (now the old URL simply redirects to the homepage of Android.com), so many were wondering what the future held for Google's experimental Android project. Some thought that it would be...

Sharp Joins the Android One Family in Japan with the Sharp Aquos 507SH

Sharp is the latest OEM to join in on the Android One party, as it introduces the Sharp Aquos 507SH in Japan. Since it is part of the Android One program, there isn't too much to talk about in specs here. This is no flagship, but is another one of those forgettable mid rangers in specs. The...

One Not Dead: A Broader View Will Expand & Rekindle Android One

When the Android One project started off in 2014, it gave many the hope of a Nexus experience, but for the masses. It stood for the fact that buying a phone in a developing country isn't always about buying hardware: you do pay in part for the software -- past, present and future. With Android One,...

Infinix Hot 2 (Android One) Update Includes a “RAM Booster”

What do you do when you want to purchase a budget handset but also want quick and speedy updates to the base Android OS, in par with the official releases from Google? For quite a while, there was no true answer to this. But then came along Android One. Google's attempt at giving a Nexus like...

Has Google Failed with Android One?

It was the summer of 2014, when Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, thought of ways to bring the internet (and most importantly, Google services) to developing countries using his home country India as a springboard before spreading to other parts of the world. That need to "enlighten" the majorly untapped parts of the world -- this...

Android One Aims for High End with the GM 5 Plus

The Android One program was setup in 2014 as a set of guidelines, a standard if you will, through which Google aimed to reach much more of the developing world through cheap devices that ran on the latest Android software. Google has expanded the program to more developing countries, providing a lot of people a...

Marshmallow Update & Unofficial Port Round-Up — Get Up to Date!

Come one, come all! While Nexus owners have already gotten a taste of some sweet, sweet Marshmallow, most users are left waiting for an official update. For many devices, it's hard to say when they'll receive their 6.0 updates given how many layers of testing each device needs to go through. Nevertheless, we're compiling a list...

The Low-End Gap: Quick Updates After Motorola’s Betrayal

The mobile industry, as it currently stands, is flooded with Android smartphones. Whether you wish to get the best of the current specs, or just want a useable phone that can do basic smartphone activities without sweating itself, there’s a plethora of devices out there to satisfy most needs. But those on a tight budget usually...

A Great Nexus Phone is Now More Important Than Ever Before

It is clear that Google has dramatically changed its focus in the past few years, primarily as a result of the evolution of mobile technology in a global context. It is hard to pinpoint exactly where and why, but it should be noted that KitKat was a turning point for Android: that update drastically improved...

Android One Extends Its Reach To Africa with $87 Infinix Hot 2

The Hot 2 will be available within physical stores in Nigeria, and in online stores in Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, and Morocco, which should go at least some way to mollifying those that complained about Android One's initial limitation to internet marketplaces when it was launched in India in September last year. The new smartphone comes in two...
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