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Motorola Moto G5 Android Oreo update now rolling out in India

The Motorola Moto G5, like the rest of the Moto G series devices, is a really popular budget smartphone. Unfortunately, after Lenovo's acquisition of Motorola, the company hasn't been as great at rolling out updates to their devices. You can now only expect them to push only one major system update. But, it is what...

Android Oreo rolls out for the Moto G5 in Mexico and Moto G5 Plus in India/Brazil

There was a time when Motorola was one of the best OEMs when it came to rolling out software updates. That was before their acquisition by Lenovo, and while we can't say whether the change in management played a role in the update situation for Motorola phones, there's little doubt that the glory days of Motorola's...

Motorola Moto G5 gets Android 8.1 Oreo soak test in Brazil

It's raining soak tests for Lenovo's Moto G5-lineup. It began with the Moto G5S Plus receiving its Android Oreo 8.1 soak test, followed by the Moto G5 Plus. Now, the Motorola Moto G5 (device codename: cedric) is receiving the love as soak tests for Android Oreo have begun in Brazil and other regions. As shared with...

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...

These smartphones will support Fortnite Mobile on Android

Fortnite Mobile on Android is a long-awaited upcoming release of an already massively popular game. Since launching on Apple iOS, users of Android smartphones and tablets have been wondering when Fortnite would launch on their devices too. The Android release has apparently been delayed as we recently reported that it will be launching as an...

Android P Beta ported for some Snapdragon Project Treble-enabled devices

Project Treble is still a relatively new development for Android. After all, it was first introduced with Android Oreo and only devices launching with Android 8.0 and newer are required to be Treble-compatible out of the box. Yet, it has boosted custom ROM development in our forums in new, previously unimaginable ways: We've seen an...

Moto G4 & Moto G5 ABOOT Vulnerability Grants a Root Shell, Patched in May’s Security Update

It seems that the Android Bootloader on select Motorola devices is vulnerable to a kernel command-line injection attack. This initroot attack was first discovered by Aleph Research just last month when they announced it for the Nexus 6 smartphone. They assumed this attack was possible on other Motorola devices but hadn't done any additional tests at the time....