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Digital Wellbeing now available for Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6 Plus

Digital Wellbeing is Google's anti-smartphone addiction feature set announced earlier this year at Google I/O. At first, it was exclusive to the Google Pixel smartphones but since the feature takes advantage of native Android Pie APIs, it was fairly easy to bring it to other devices like the Essential Phone or OnePlus 6. Recently, we learned...

Nokia 6.1 Plus gets an Android 9 Pie beta

One of the big announcements from the Nokia 7.1 event last week was Android Pie for the Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 6.1 Plus. HMD Global previously promised Android Pie for all Nokia devices, so this was more of a confirmation of that. Regardless, HMD Global said the devices would receive the update this month. Lo...

The Nokia 6.1 Plus losing its notch hiding feature was NOT because of the Android One program

After the August security update rolled out for the Nokia 6.1 Plus, users noticed that a useful feature was removed: the ability to hide the notch. HMD Global has promised to bring back the feature in an update, but the reason given for the removal of the feature spurred many users on Reddit and several...

Xiaomi Poco F1, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Samsung Galaxy Note 9/Tab S4, & Xperia XZ2 support ARCore

ARCore is a platform by Google that is used by developers to add augmented reality features to their applications. Google Camera has used ARCore for AR Stickers, for instance. The list of supported ARCore devices keeps growing. Earlier this month, a bunch of new devices got ARCore support including the Acer Chromebook Tab 10, Huawei Nova...

Nokia Camera update adds Google Lens, Motion Photos, & new UI

HMD Global has released a massive update for the Nokia Camera application (version 90.0.1123.20), which should run on nearly all of their devices to date. It brings many new features such as Google Lens, Motion Photos, and an all-new UI as well. It comes in at 247MB and according to Beebom, works on the Nokia...

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...

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....

Get the latest Nokia stock apps on any Nokia-branded phone

Do you have a Nokia phone that doesn't have all of the standard stock apps? In China, Nokia phones have an entirely different set of stock applications complete with a different UI as well. They almost aren't the same phones at all. However, XDA Junior Member Akilesh T of LoveNokia has put up all of the company's stock...

Nokia X6 may launch globally as the Nokia 6.1 Plus

HMD Global launched the Nokia X6 in China back in May. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor, dual rear cameras, and a 19:9 display with a notch. It's a nice mid-range device with decent specs, which has led to people outside of China wondering if they will ever get the device. The Nokia X6 will...

Nokia 6.1, Nokia 7, & Nokia 8 Sirocco get Android P beta in China

HMD Global has been hard at work supporting their Nokia line of devices by providing timely security patch updates. Not only that, they've made some rather bold promises. The company states that all of their Nokia devices will receive an upgrade to Android P. We've also heard that face unlock is coming for the Nokia 6.1,...

Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6.1, & Nokia 8 will get Face Unlock in an update

Nokia and HMD Global have been a controversial duo in the eyes of the enthusiast community. On the one hand, they've been releasing some great devices, but on the other, they've also been neglecting the developer community by not releasing kernel source code or providing bootloader unlocking. Now according to Nokia's Twitter account, the Nokia...