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OnePlus 8, LG V60, and Motorola Edge are listed as YouTube Signature Devices

YouTube Signature Devices is a list of smartphones that meet a set of standards that Google thinks allows the phones to deliver the best YouTube experience. We first learned about this program back in 2018 alongside the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. At the time there were only 18 devices on the list....

T-Mobile OnePlus 8 gets Google Live Caption and 5G support on bands 2, 66 with latest OxygenOS update

The T-Mobile OnePlus 8 is receiving its first OxygenOS update in the US.  The update bumps the security patch level, adds support for additional 5G bands, and fixes general bugs. This is a relatively minor update compared to the one rolled out to the unlocked Indian/EU/North American OnePlus 8 units which brought along many enhancements...

Unofficial TWRP is now available for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro

OnePlus recently released the kernel source codes for the OnePlus 8 (code-name “instantnoodle”) and the OnePlus 8 Pro (code-name “instantnoodlep”) in a bid to promote third-party development. The community also managed to get their hands on the device-specific unbrick packages, which are quite handy to revive the phones in case things went south while tinkering....

OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro get OxygenOS 10.5.6/10.5.7/10.5.8 with April 2020 patches and many display, camera, and system optimizations

OnePlus recently published the kernel source code for the OnePlus 8 family to help the aftermarket development community. The company has also released a couple of bug fix updates till date to address the controversial green screen and black crush issues. Now OnePlus has started rolling out yet another set of updates for these phones...

[Update: Availability] OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro launched in India, starting at ₹41,999 ($549)

After months of leaks and teasers, OnePlus finally launched the OnePlus 8 series earlier this month. However, unlike previous years, the company didn't launch the OnePlus 8 series in India and China at the same time as the global launch. While OnePlus launched the devices in China just a day after the global launch, the...

OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro kernel source code is now available

After months of leaks and rumors, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro were officially announced last month. The devices are now on sale in several countries and they even received their first set of software updates last week which addressed some early bugs and improved the front camera performance. Now in a bid to...

Verizon’s OnePlus 8 can’t use cases made for T-Mobile and Unlocked models

After being announced in early April, the OnePlus 8 (review) went up for sale last week in the US. Verizon and T-Mobile are two of the places where you can purchase the phone, and we knew the models sold by these carriers were not the same. However, it turns out the two devices are even...

OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro get new OxygenOS stable updates with improved camera dirt detection, front camera, and more

OnePlus launched the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro in Europe, India, and the U.S. last month. While reviewers, including us, have praised the devices for their hardware (the pricing is a different story), we've noted that there have been some reports of display issues and other bugs. OnePlus has issued two updates so far to...

[Updated] OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro go on sale in the U.S. through OnePlus.com, Amazon, T-Mobile, and Verizon

The OnePlus 8 Series was announced earlier this month as the company's most ambitious smartphones yet. Notably, they include many high-end display features, the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, 5G support, and overall fewer compromises than previous generation OnePlus phones. While you can technically use international OnePlus 8 (review) and OnePlus 8 Pro (review) units...

Google Stadia adds support for the OnePlus 8, mobile captures on the Stadia controller, and will get Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

Google Stadia is quickly growing to be one of the best cloud gaming platforms, and there's no sign that Google is slowing down anytime soon. Every month, Google makes improvements to the service and announces new games. April has been one of the biggest months for new Stadia features and launches. Just a few days...

[Update: Possible July Launch] OnePlus 8 Lite could launch under the OnePlus Z branding later this year

OnePlus is now a premium smartphone brand, leaning into the category of luxury products such as the OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition or the Concept One. But almost everyone who has enamored the brand knows that it started very humbly. It focussed its energy on flagship-grade devices sans the flagship pricing. However, every new series...

OnePlus 8 series get OxygenOS 10.5.3/10.5.5 with improved touch sensitivity, video smoothness, and more

OnePlus announced the OnePlus 8 (our review) and 8 Pro (our review) earlier this month, and the two phones have already started shipping to consumers worldwide. The day 1 update brought Live Captions, Bullets Wireless Z integration with Dolby Atmos, and more changes. Now, a second update is rolling out for both devices, bringing a...