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Android 13 Developer Preview builds are now available for these devices

It’s raining Android 13 Beta builds! Now that the keynote event of Google I/O 2022 is over, we are all very excited about the launch of the second beta for Android 13. As usual, Google’s Pixel line of smartphones will be the first to gain access to the new beta software. However, other OEMs have...

The ASUS 8Z has finally made its way to Indian shores almost a year after its international debut

A few months after unveiling the ZenFone 8, ASUS confirmed that it planned on bringing its compact flagship to the Indian market. However, after making the announcement in July last year, ASUS went AWOL, leading many fans to believe that the company had skipped the Indian market altogether. But that's not the case. Today, the...

These are the Best Samsung Galaxy S21 FE alternatives in 2022

While we prepare for the flagship Samsung Galaxy S22 series to launch in a couple of weeks, Samsung has announced the more affordable Galaxy S21 FE. It’s a good phone for people who are looking for a flagship experience at a not-so-flagship price. Samsung’s brand value and their feature-rich OS might compel some people to pick the Galaxy...

Android 12 stable update for the ASUS ZenFone 8 is now rolling out

With Android 12 now being officially out for a while, brands are working on updating their devices to the latest OS. Yesterday, Samsung started rolling out One UI 4.0 for its devices after the initial release was paused due to bugs. Today, ASUS has started to roll out the Android 12 stable update for the...

[Update: Still in beta] ASUS ZenFone 8’s Android 12 stable update begins rolling out

Following the first stable rollout of Android 12 on Pixel devices, several OEMs have released both stable and beta updates to their devices. While some, like Samsung and OnePlus, have already released stable versions of Android 12 to their latest flagship devices, most others are still on the beta channel. Now, ASUS has also boarded...

TWRP 3.6.0 released with support for devices that launched with Android 11

Team Win Recovery Project, or TWRP for short, has been around for several years now and it has grown to become the go-to option for the Android community to replace the stock recovery on their devices with a more advanced and feature-rich substitute. For most users, installing any kind of aftermarket software modification, whether it...

ASUS announces Android 12 Release Schedule for Zenfone 8, Zenfone 7 and ROG Phone Series

ASUS today detailed its plans to roll out the stable Android 12 update for its ROG and ZenFone flagships. The Taiwanese company will kick off the stable Android 12 rollout by the end of this year, starting with the ZenFone 8 series, with devices like the ROG Phone 5 and others joining the Android 12...

ASUS recruits testers for the ZenFone 8’s Android 12 update with ZenUI

Next Monday will see the release of the Android 12 update on Google's Pixel phones, and that marks the official start of the waiting period for the update to roll out to other smartphones. Google's major OEM partners already have access to the new OS's source code, though, which is why you can install an...

Unofficial TWRP ports now available for the OnePlus Nord 2, ASUS ZenFone 8, and ROG Phone 5S

For those of you rocking a OnePlus Nord 2, ASUS ZenFone 8, or ASUS ROG Phone 5S, you will be happy to know that unofficial TWRP builds are now out for your devices, making it possible for the owners of these smartphones to try out new custom ROMs, kernels, and other mods — as and...

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...

Download: ASUS ZenFone 8 gets its second Android 12 Beta update

Back in May, ASUS released the first Android 12 beta build for the ZenFone 8, allowing developers and enthusiasts to try out the new software and help weed out critical bugs. The Taiwanese OEM is now following up with the second installment that fixes many of the bugs and issues reported by the early adopters. ASUS...

ZenFone 8 update adds “tap to show” AOD and improves thermal performance

The ASUS ZenFone 8 is a phone with a lot of hype around it, and with good reason. We absolutely loved it in our review and dubbed it the small phone to beat in 2021, as it offers a flagship experience in a rather compact form factor. Since its launch, the phone has received quite...