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Huawei is an electronics company headquartered in China. They entered the Android ecosystem in 2009 with the Huawei U8220. The company is know for its P and Mate series. Huawei devices run the company’s EMUI software. Visit the Huawei forums.

Huawei Sound Review: The perfect smart speaker peripheral

Huawei has a wide range of products spanning its own ecosystem, and the Huawei Sound is yet another addition to the company's arsenal. Huawei has been pumping out some excellent earphones for quite a while now, and the Huawei Sound made in tandem with French audio technology company Devialet is the latest addition to their...

Googlefier lets you easily install Google apps on Huawei devices

The Google ban imposed on Huawei by the U.S. government has led to the Chinese tech giant's once burgeoning phone business falling off a cliff, because as great as Huawei's smartphone hardware may be, not having access to core Google Mobile Services apps such as YouTube and Google Drive makes the phone's software very hard to...

These are the Best Huawei Phones you can buy in 2021: Mate X2, P40 Pro, and more!

It's hard to talk about Huawei smartphones without addressing the elephant in the room, so we might as well get it out of the way immediately. Any Huawei smartphone released in the last two years or so cannot run basic Google apps like YouTube and Google Docs due to ongoing US sanctions. The accusations thrown...

XDA Basics: How to Boot into Recovery mode using button combos, ADB, and root apps

Every smartphone, regardless of what OS it's running on (yes, even an iPhone), has a built-in recovery mode. On Android, the recovery on your smartphone can be used to perform tasks like clearing cache, factory resetting the phone, or even installing update packages directly from the phone’s storage or sideloading from a computer via ADB....

HarmonyOS on the Huawei MatePad Pro brings the look of iPadOS to Android

Huawei finally released its new operating system for mobile devices last week. HarmonyOS was first announced nearly two years ago and was speculated to be Huawei's in-house replacement for Android and the Linux kernel. The way Huawei pitched HarmonyOS made it seem like an incredible feat of engineering as new operating systems and kernels can...

Huawei unveils its first premium smartwatch running HarmonyOS

At its HarmonyOS launch event yesterday, Huawei showcased a range of new hardware running its brand new OS, including two premium MatePad tablets. Alongside these tablets, the company also unveiled two new smartwatches, dubbed Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro. It’s been a while since we saw a smartwatch from Huawei — in fact,...

Huawei teases the P50 with its gargantuan camera bump

Huawei keeps looking for ways to overcome its (currently many) hardships, and today, we had a good look at one of them: HarmonyOS. EMUI is no more: HarmonyOS looks to completely revamp Huawei's software experience on everything from smartphones to smartwatches, and they held an event today to showcase it in all its glory. While...

Huawei launches a pair of premium MatePad tablets running HarmonyOS

At its HarmonyOS event today, Huawei unveiled two new tablets: the Huawei MatePad Pro and MatePad 11. Both tablets are flagship offerings, packing powerful internals, a premium design, and stylus support. Huawei MatePad Pro and MatePad 11: Specifications Specification MatePad Pro (2021) - 12.6" and 10.8" MatePad 11 Dimensions & Weight 12.6" model 286.5 x 184.7 x 6.7mm 609g 10.8"...

The Porsche Design Huawei Watch GT 2 is a luxury smartwatch with a luxurious price tag

Historically, watches have often been seen not just as timepieces, but as status symbols. Even now, there's a reason why luxury watches are still popular in a day and age where it's easier than ever to check the time at any given moment in your day. While the Porsche Design Huawei Watch GT 2 comes...

These renders give us our best look at the Huawei P50’s absurd cameras

Over the last few months, we've heard quite a few contradictory rumors about Huawei's upcoming flagship phones. While on the one hand, some rumors suggest that the Chinese OEM is looking to sell off its P and Mate series, on the other, we've seen several leaked renders of the upcoming Huawei P50 and P50 Pro....

This new SDK makes porting apps to Huawei devices easier

Huawei has been building its own app ecosystem for years, and the company's efforts intensified after it was cut off from Google's apps and services. An important component of Huawei's ecosystem is AppGallery, Huawei's app store, but bringing apps to phones that don't have Google Mobile Services isn't always easy. Thankfully, a new SDK aims...

The Huawei Mate X2 made me realize how much I was missing out on

The future of the smartphone is foldable. It's not a matter of if, but when foldables are priced low enough to overtake traditional flagships in popularity. Ask any person who's used a foldable phone, and they'll tell you the same thing: They're the future. Until this week, though, if you asked me about foldables, I...