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Download the best Google Camera port for your Android device

One of the best developments in the Android community in recent years has been Google Camera ports. The Google Pixel's picture-taking ability is spectacular, even though the camera hardware may be better on other devices. A lot of the Google Pixel's photo magic comes from the Google Camera app. Features like HDR+ and portrait mode...

Official TWRP recovery is available for the OnePlus 6, Huawei P20 Pro, and more

Before custom ROMs, kernels, and modifications for a device can be made available, users need a way to make backups in case things go wrong. Fortunately, that's where TWRP comes in. The popular custom recovery makes it easy to modify your device without fear of messing things up too badly (so long as you make regular backups.)...

LG is backtracking on their bootloop lawsuit settlement

It's hard to bring up LG without hearing something about bootloops. To a lot of people. that's all LG is known for. Earlier this year, LG settled a class-action lawsuit related to many devices having bootloop issues. The list of affected devices included the LG V20, LG G5, LG V10, Nexus 5X, and LG G4....

Exploit Targets Qualcomm’s EDL Mode, Affects Some Xiaomi, OnePlus, Nokia and other Devices

Devices with Qualcomm chipsets have a Primary Bootloader (PBL) which typically boots the Android system, but also houses an alternative boot mode known as EDL mode. EDL mode is Qualcomm's Emergency Download Mode and allows an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to force flash software on a device. This cannot be modified (read-only mode) and has...

Android 7.0 Update File Downloads for the LG G4 F500S/L/K

If you own either the F500S, F500L, or F500K variant of the LG G4, then you can download the Android 7.0 Nougat KDZ for your specific device right in our forum. These download links were shared by XDA Senior Member PjLyTam who not only provided direct download links of them, but also mirrored them up on Google Drive. Just realize...

LG is Being Sued Over LG G4 and LG V10 Bootloop Issues

It wasn't that long ago when a class-action lawsuit was filed against Motorola because they weren't honoring their warranties. Earlier this week, it was announced that a new class-action lawsuit was filed against LG over the infamous bootloop issues they've been having. We've talked about this issue here on XDA a few times in the...

Excessive Lag Time Between Device Announcement and Release is Killing Excitement

We've talked at length about how overhyping a product can create unreachable expectations, and it goes without saying that a complete lack of hype can be just as disastrous. However, neither is as damaging as hyping up a product and then letting that excitement die off before launch. People can't maintain excitement about a product that they were...

LG To Update G4 and V10 to Android 7.0 Nougat After All

Another year, another flagship iteration. With every such step, a product that was once the top of its game gives way to a newer generation. Consumers who purchased the previous flagship now have to live with their product not being first priority anymore. Such was also the case with the LG G4  and the LG V10....

Two High-Severity Vulnerabilities Discovered for the LG G3, G4 and G5

We generally get alerted to Android vulnerabilities for major phones like the Nexus/Pixel phones, LG and Samsung phones directly by these companies on a monthly basis. Sometimes though, there are some exploits discovered in the middle of the month and that's what has happened with LG right now. MWR Labs has just published two vulnerabilities for...

LG Says an LG V20 Bootloop was Caused by a Cheap USB Type-C Cable

Over the last few years, LG has had a serious issue with their smartphones going into a bootloop at seemingly random times. This didn't seem to be a huge issue with the Nexus 4, LG G2, or the Nexus 5, which are all manufactured by LG.However, since the LG G3, there seems to be some...

Will Lowering Your Device’s Resolution Affect Performance?

There is a lot of talk about the greatness of the latest devices with QuadHD. However, there is the constant complaint of battery life. In this episode XDA TV Host Rirozizo asks the question "Will Lowering Your Device's Resolution Affect Performance?" He shows you how to change your resolution and runs some basic tests to...

Review: CHOETECH T513 Wireless Charger & G4 Wireless Charging Case

My Sprint LG G4 supports wireless charging but for some reason LG didn't decide to offer it in the standard backs that they provided.  I'm a bit perplexed why LG didn't after looking at the back - the pad where NFC is provided doesn't seem to be that different from the CHOETECH pad with the...