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Peafowl Theme Maker helps you make custom themes for Huawei and Honor devices running EMUI

Theming is an integral element of Android customization. Many OEMs that ship a custom flavor of Android on their phones bundle a theming engine to let users decorate their phones as they like. Similar to MIUI and ColorOS, Huawei also offers theming functionality on its custom skin EMUI through the Themes app. The app offers...

Honor View20, Honor 20, and Honor 9X will get Magic UI 3.0 based on Android 10 globally next week

In October last year, Honor opened Magic UI‌ 3.0 beta for the Honor View 20 and Honor 20. A month later, the company began rolling out stable Android 10 updates to both devices in multiple regions before the rollout was paused for undisclosed reasons. Now it appears the company has resolved whatever issue it had...

Huawei P40 to launch in March 2020 with Huawei’s version of Google Mobile Services

Owing to the political situation between Huawei and the USA, the company was forced to release the Mate 30 Pro without the most crucial part of Android — Google Play Services. Huawei had no alternative to the proprietary Google Mobile Services (GMS) for the device and as such, the device took a huge hit in...

[Update: EMUI 10 Beta for Honor 8X] Honor 8X and Honor 10 will get EMUI 10 based on Android Q according to Honor India

The last two months since the executive order by the U.S. government have been full of suspense and dilemma for users who own or wish to buy Android devices made by Huawei and Honor. While Huawei has reportedly been working on a homegrown alternative to Android, the development of EMUI 10 based on Android Q...

Android 10-based Magic UI 3.0 update rolls out for the Honor View 20 and Honor 20

Huawei has definitely had better times, but even after being slammed by US sanctions and bans — which have heavily impacted their ability to do global business in general — the company is still doing its best to stay afloat. And this also extends to the Honor sub-brand, which keeps drifting more and more apart...

[Update: Beta Sign-ups] EMUI 10 beta based on Android Q will start rolling out for the Huawei P30 series on September 8th

China’s largest technology company, Huawei, is holding its annual Developer Conference this week in the city of Dongguan. At the event, Huawei officially announced the latest version of its Android-based software called EMUI. EMUI 10.0 is based on Android 10 Q, which itself is still in beta phase. Nonetheless, Huawei is prepared to show the...

Huawei P30 series update brings night mode to the front camera

Even though the Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro hit store shelves back in March of this year, the device has still been able to maintain its title of having one of the best cameras on a smartphone to-date. We published our camera review of the P30 Pro a couple of months after release, and...

EMUI 10 beta on the Huawei P30 Pro – Hands-on with Huawei’s Android Q update

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei is holding its annual Huawei Developer Conference this week in Dongguan, China. At the conference, the company finally unveiled its long-rumored, first-party operating system: Harmony OS. We also got to see the first product with this new OS on board: the Honor Vision smart TV. Contrary to previous reports, Harmony OS...

[Update: August 9th] Android Q isn’t even out of beta, but Huawei is ready to show off EMUI 10 next month

We're still a few months away from Android Q getting a dessert nickname and a final release. Android Q Beta 5 was released earlier this week as the first of 2 release candidate builds. OEMs are assuredly already working on Android Q and Huawei is ready to show off their work with EMUI 10 next...

[Update 2: Press Renders] Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro to have bezel-less displays with pop-up cameras

Honor's mid-range series with the suffix "X" offers a good value for the price. The focus of this series is to empower the average consumer in the sub-$250 price segment and the high demand proves its success. As per official figures, the Huawei sub-brand has already sold 15 million units of the Honor 8X, i.e....

Honor says the Honor 20 series will get Android Q

The ban on Huawei by the U.S. government has put millions of Huawei and Honor smartphone users in qualms about the future on Android updates on their devices. Upon coming into effect on August 19th, the ban is likely to result in the suspension of the Huawei's license to use the commercial version of Android....

Ark Compiler Explained: How Huawei’s App Compiler May Improve Android App Performance

Much of the recent conversation around Huawei has revolved around the company's unfortunate political situation because of a US executive order that restricted many companies from conducting business with Huawei. The repercussions of such a pivotal decision are far too enormous to not pay attention. But in an alternate reality where this executive order does...