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Huawei P20, Huawei Nova 3, and Honor Play delisted from 3DMark for benchmark cheating

Benchmarks have always been a popular way to measure the performance of hardware, both in the PC and mobile space. Benchmark cheating occurs when a device maker unfairly tries to game a benchmark by making the results score better than they actually are. Cheating can happen in any benchmark tests including those that measure the...

[Video] EMUI 9’s Full-screen Gestures and how they compare to Xiaomi/OnePlus Gestures

A few days ago, Huawei unveiled the latest version of its EMUI software: EMUI 9. Based on Android 9 Pie, the latest version of EMUI brings a new design with a streamlined user interface, various unspecified software optimizations to improve performance, GPU Turbo 2.0, Huawei's take on Google's Digital Wellbeing service, and a new gesture...

EMUI 9 beta based on Android Pie is here for the Huawei Mate 10, Huawei P20, Honor 10, Honor View 10, and Honor Play

At IFA, Huawei unveiled EMUI 9 based on Android 9 Pie and announced that the beta program would go live today. EMUI 9 beta is available for the Huawei Mate 10/Pro, Huawei P20/Pro, Honor 10, Honor View 10, and Honor Play. The beta program opened up for limited numbers of users per country. Here's what...

Huawei P20 will be first to get EMUI 9-based Android Pie update

Huawei still continues to do a pretty good job with software support for their flagship devices. The Huawei P20 and P20 Pro already came with the latest version of Android. Now, they have released their plans for upgrading these devices, including the lite version to Android Pie. The world's second largest smartphone manufacturer told MyBroadband,...

Android Pie ported to the Honor View 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, and more

Android Pie is the hottest topic in the Android community right now. After releasing on the Google Pixel and Pixel 2, Essential PH-1, independent developers on our forums have been hard at work porting the latest Android release from AOSP to their devices. We've already seen the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Mi 3, Mi 4,...

How to check if your Android phone is powerful enough to run Fortnite Mobile

Fortnite, the massively popular free-to-play battle royale game, is coming soon to Android. Epic Games said the game would launch this summer but we now know that the game will likely launch as an exclusive on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. It won't be on the Google Play Store (but possibly on Samsung Galaxy Apps) as...

Huawei P20 camera app ported for the Honor 9 Lite and other Kirin 659 phones

Huawei and Honor devices are set to be locked down entirely next week starting July 22nd, but it's still not too late to unlock your bootloader. Once you unlock your bootloader, you open up the possibility to install custom ROMs such as LineageOS or Resurrection Remix on Project Treble-supported devices. We reviewed the Honor 9...

Huawei P20 Pro Review: A Low-Light Photography Master

The Huawei P20 Pro is Huawei’s most ambitious phone yet. The company has been steadily climbing the ranks of Android device makers, to the point where it is now the world’s third-largest smartphone vendor. In China, the company is in first place, while in Europe, it is a rising star. Despite experiencing trouble competing in...

Huawei P20, Huawei Mate 10, and more will start getting bi-monthly software updates

Earlier today, Huawei announced that they will be introducing software updates every two months for many of their smartphones. These updates will include not only new features and bug fixes, but the latest security patches as well. The company has previously been criticised for its lack of updates, with security patches often taking months to...

Huawei P20 Pro update adds 960fps slow motion like the Samsung Galaxy S9

Huawei released the P20 trio (Huawei P20, Huawei P20 Lite, and Huawei P20 Pro) back in April. While the Lite version is a mid-range device, the regular P20 and P20 Pro versions are both flagships. In the recent months, Huawei really stepped up their development. The P20 Pro already comes with Android 8.1 Oreo and...

ARCore 1.3 adds support for the OnePlus 5T, Xiaomi Mi 8, Honor 10, and more

Google ARCore is a platform for augmented reality applications on Android. Version 1.3 of the Android application started to roll out on the Play Store today, and within the APK are new device profiles hinting at support for a plethora of new devices including the OnePlus 5T, Xiaomi Mi 8, Honor 10, Nokia 6, Nokia...

New devices from Huawei, Sony, Motorola, Nokia, and more are now Android Enterprise Recommended

There are over 2 billion active Android devices in the world today. But, as we all know, our favorite mobile operating system is very fragmented. Especially when it comes to security. Google's been trying to fix that problem for a long time. They recently came up with the Android Enterprise Recommended program that certifies smartphones...