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Forums for all devices announced/teased during IFA are now open

IFA is one of the biggest events in the mobile world every year. We always get a bunch of new device announcements and this year was no different. If you've been following XDA, you've seen plenty of new devices on our homepage. We now have forums for all of these devices as well. Let's go...

LG G7 One is LG’s first smartphone in the Android One program

IFA 2018 starts this week, and we expect to learn about new products from the likes of Sony, Huawei, LG, and others. Ahead of the event, LG has decided to announce two new products that they'll be showcasing during the event: the LG G7 One and the LG G7 Fit. Both devices have "Boombox Speakers,"...

LG V40 leaked render shows off triple rear cameras and notch

The LG V40 has popped up a few times this Summer. First, in June, we heard the device would feature 3 cameras on the back and a Google Assistant button. In July, a rumor claimed the V40 would launch a month after the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Then earlier this month, the POLED display was confirmed...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Tab S4, LG G7/V35 now support Netflix HDR

One of the best features of the Netflix app for Android is High Dynamic Range (HDR). HDR expands the contrast and color range. You get a wider range of colors and more contrast, which makes videos look more like they were intended. Several Android devices include HDR support for Netflix. The newly announced Samsung Galaxy...

OnePlus 6, Xiaomi Mi 8, Galaxy Note 9, & more are YouTube Signature Devices

Earlier today, Samsung stated that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a YouTube Signature Device at the Unpacked event. YouTube has now launched a new Device Report website, where the company lists phones that have a best-in-class YouTube experience. The company states that its teams conducts "rigorous testing," and it also works with manufacturers to...

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...

LG G7+ ThinQ launched in India with Snapdragon 845 for ₹39,990 ($582)

LG's mobile division has been going through tough times lately. LG Electronics disclosed that its Mobile Communications division incurred an operating loss of $171.95 million in Q2 2018. With respect to the Indian smartphone market, LG has always found it tough to compete with Samsung at the high-end price segment and with Chinese smartphone vendors...

Mysterious new LG flagship with POLED notched display, Google Assistant button, and Snapdragon 845 appears online

While much of the attention is centered around the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch and the long-awaited Fortnite Mobile on Android unveiling, the other Korean technology giant, LG, is quietly working on their own flagship smartphone—the LG V40 ThinQ. The upcoming flagship smartphone will reportedly have a total of five cameras—three on the rear and...

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...

Verizon LG G7 gets AR Stickers and manual AI CAM filters

LG has been struggling for the last few years to even make a single dollar of profit from their mobile division. They have been trying to experiment with new features, styles, and even names that will bring them more attention. The "ThinQ" name with the LG G7 ThinQ was quite confusing and a recent rumor...

How A/B Partitions and Seamless Updates Affect Custom Development on XDA

When Android Nougat released, it had us talking about all kinds of new features. We got a newly updated user interface for starters along with long-awaited multiwindow capabilities and Vulkan Graphics API support. But one under-the-hood addition flew over the heads of most users. Android Nougat introduced "Seamless Updates" on devices that support A/B partitions....

LG G7 ThinQ supports A/B partitions for seamless updates

The newly launched LG G7 ThinQ is a return to greatness for the South Korean technology giant. The company has been hard at work making this the best LG phone to date. They've been trying to improve the experience of previously released devices by opening up their Software Update Center. Speaking of updates, the LG...