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Black Shark, Realme, Vivo, Nubia, and Lenovo tease new phones with the Snapdragon 855 Plus

Millions of people are relaxing on vacations around the world, but Qualcomm snuck in a surprise for us smartphone enthusiasts this week. The company announced a new flagship SoC, the Snapdragon 855+, which boasts both higher CPU and GPU clock speeds over the original Snapdragon 855 chipset. The community immediately began debating if certain OEMs...

LineageOS Changelog 23: Night Display controls Night Mode, Expandable Volume and Quick Settings, Call Recording, and more

LineageOS was born from the ashes of CyanogenMod back in late 2016/early 2017, and since its beginning, the custom Android distribution has grown to support dozens of devices with millions of users. Back in late February of 2019, the team announced LineageOS 16 based on Android 9 Pie for 24 devices. Over the last few...

The Motorola Moto Z4 will get Android Q, but not Android R

Nowadays, how well an OEM performs in the software experience front is a testament to the quality of their devices. After all, we've seen countless examples in the past of how software can make or break a smartphone. Of course, a key part of this software experience is consistent updates. One OEM that used to...

[Update: Not launching outside US/Canada] The Motorola Moto Z4 launches June 13th on Verizon for $499

The Moto Z4 may have already been purchased and received by one lucky customer, but it's not officially for sale yet. That changes soon. Verizon has announced that the Moto Z4 will go on sale starting June 13th for $499.99. Customers who purchase a 5G Moto Mod will even get free 5G Ultra Wideband service...

The Moto Z4 apparently supports styluses like the Microsoft Surface Pen

Stylus support in smartphones is not a common feature. The most notable devices with stylus support are obviously the Samsung Galaxy Note series, but we haven't seen it in many other handsets. Apparently, the Moto Z4 has support for stylus', but Motorola didn't make a big deal about it. Moto Z4 XDA Forums The Moto Z4 was...

Google Assistant gets new alarm clock features, Lenovo Smart Clock now available

Smart Display devices work really well in two rooms of your house: the kitchen and bedroom. Having a small display that can be controlled with your voice is perfect for cooking and laying in bed. Today, the bedside functionality is getting even better with the Lenovo Smart Clock. Google and Lenovo have worked together to...

TWRP is now available for the ASUS ZenFone Max M2, Lenovo Tab4 10 Plus, UMIDIGI F1 Play, and Vestel Venus V4

Installing a custom recovery on your Android smartphone is among the initial steps while you're trying to install any kind of custom software like a custom ROM, kernels, and more. TWRP is the most widely used custom recoveries around which offers features like ADB sideloading as well as partition-wise backup and restore functionality besides the...

Qualcomm partners with Lenovo for “Project Limitless” – A Snapdragon 8cx Windows 10 Laptop with 5G Connectivity

The stage is set for 5G to enter the mainstream. With the first 5G networks in the United States, Europe, and South Korea going live, we're slowly entering a new era of mobile connectivity. We've seen companies race to be the first to build 5G networks and 5G smartphones, but in the near future, we're...

[Update 2: Galaxy S10e] TWRP adds support for the Exynos Samsung Galaxy S10+, Motorola Moto E5, Nokia 6.1, and Lenovo K4/K8 Note

Update 1 (5/2/19 @ 00:10 AM ET): Official support for the Exynos Samsung Galaxy S10 [beyond1lte] has also been added. The download and forum links can be found below.[/alert] TWRP has been around for many years now, growing to become the go-to solution for the community for installing any kind of after-market software solution. TWRP's open...

Lenovo Z6 Pro with Snapdragon 855, up to 12GB RAM, quad rear cameras launched in China

At an event in China, Lenovo has launched the Lenovo Z6 Pro, the successor to the Z5 Pro that was launched merely six months ago. Unlike the Z5 Pro that clearly focused more on the design than the internals, the Z6 Pro packs in enough of a punch inside to ensure that it is at...

OPPO F1, R5/R5s, R7s, R7 Plus, Lenovo P2, Wileyfox Swift/Storm, and Yu Yuphoria get LineageOS 16 support

LineageOS went official with their Android Pie release in the form of LineageOS 16, starting with an initial batch of devices that included the Nexus 6, Xiaomi Poco F1, the OnePlus 5/5T and many others; followed by several more added over the weeks. Now, the LineageOS team has added a bunch of new devices to...

Lenovo/Motorola will make India an export hub and target the Rs. 10,000-20,000 segment

Lenovo-owned Motorola, which sparked the shift to smartphones in India with its first Moto G smartphone, is now reduced to the 12th spot on the leaderboard. This due to the cut-throat competition from Chinese peers including OPPO, Vivo, as well as the current leader of the Indian smartphone market - Xiaomi. The Chinese players, especially...