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OnePlus acknowledges the delay in updates for the OnePlus 5 and 5T since the Android 10 release

OnePlus on Friday finally acknowledged the lack of recent software updates for the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T, with the company saying it’s still performing tests on a new OxygenOS update to squash a bug related to a communication module. OxygenOS Product Lead Gary C. said the update is being processed “at the highest priority...

OnePlus confirms that RAM Boost and DC Dimming won’t be coming to its older phones

OnePlus usually does a decent job of bringing some of the new features it launches with its latest flagships to older devices. Over the last year, however, the company has failed to release a few such features, even though it publicly announced that the features will be made available on older devices. Our Editor-in-Chief, Mishaal...

[Update: 4 New Devices] Paranoid Android Quartz 4 brings new features, adds support for Mi A2, Redmi K20, and more

The team behind the popular Paranoid Android custom ROM released the first stable Android 10-based build earlier this year in April. Since then, the team has rolled out two more stable releases with new features and support for more popular devices. With the Quartz 3 release last month, the team added support for a couple...

OnePlus smartphone owners: Here’s how to check the health of your battery

OnePlus, like most other Android device makers, doesn't offer removable batteries on their smartphones. On a journey to make its smartphones slim as well as dust and water resistant, OnePlus made it really hard for a novice to swap out an older degraded battery for a new one without paying a visit to a service...

TWRP is now available for the Samsung Galaxy M20, Galaxy S4 Mini (Sprint), Fairphone 3, drops support for the Moto E4+/E5, Realme 2 Pro, and Redmi 6/6A

Developers working on the Team Win Recovery Project recently unveiled TWRP 3.4.0 - a major release with several notable improvements, such as partial support for Android 10. TWRP has become the de-facto custom recovery solution for the Android modding community, as it can be used to flash ZIP archives that contain custom ROMs or other...

[Update: Now available for more devices] Paranoid Android Quartz 3 adds Android 10 builds for 8 Xiaomi devices and will soon add 8 more

Earlier this year in April, the team behind the popular Paranoid Android custom ROM released Paranoid Android Quartz 1 — the first stable Android 10-based build of the ROM. At first, the ROM was released for a handful of devices and it included a ton of new features, like screen stabilization, a built-in screen recorder,...

Google Stadia adds mobile touch controls, per-device resolution settings, and now works on any Android device

Google Stadia is one of the hottest new cloud gaming services on the market. Google has already added popular games from series like Destiny and Assassin's Creed with more titles being added each month. The best part of cloud gaming is that, with a simple server-side and app update, the user experience can be drastically...

How to bring back OnePlus’ full screen gestures on the OnePlus 5/5T following OxygenOS 10 (Android 10) update

OnePlus recently rolled out the stable Android 10 update for 2017's OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T in the form of OxygenOS 10 after a brief beta testing phase. Apart from introducing features like Game Space, the company also brings in a revised gesture mechanism. Many OnePlus 5/5T users are not exactly happy to discover that...

[Update: Download Links] The OnePlus 5 and 5T are getting their stable Android 10 updates with OxygenOS 10

It looks like the OnePlus software team is having a productive lockdown, as they just released the stable version of Android 10-based OxygenOS 10 for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T. Both of these devices are the 'flagship killers' from 2017. It was back in October of last year when OnePlus promised to bring Android 10...

OnePlus 5 and 5T get another Android 10-based OxygenOS beta with improved camera stability and optimized system icons

OnePlus has just announced the release of OxygenOS Open Beta 3 for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T. The beta update follows the OxygenOS Open Beta 2 that OnePlus rolled out to both phones at the beginning of the month. The update is based on Android 10 and improves camera stability and squashes many bugs....

Strange bug swaps the L/R audio channels for some OnePlus users using wired headphones

An increasing number of OnePlus users are reporting a strange bug on their devices that swaps the left and right audio channels while using wired earphones. While bug seems to primarily affect OnePlus 7 series devices, there are reports that go back as far as the OnePlus One. As Android Police points out, the reports don't have...

OnePlus 5 and 5T get OxygenOS Open Beta 2 with April 2020 patches

Last week OnePlus finally delivered on a promise they made back in October of 2019: to update both the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T to Android 10. As such, the first OxygenOS Open Beta based on Android 10 was released for both phones, allowing users to test drive the early software release and provide...