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Google Home Learns a New Language as It Heads over to France

Google has slowly but surely been expanding Google Home to more and more markets since the product's initial release last October. Earlier this year we saw Home get released in the United Kingdom and Canada, and following those two countries is now France. The French version of Google Home will come equipped with the majority of...

Samsung Set To Launch A High-End Folder Phone in Korea

Flip phones are still very popular in some parts of the world, apparently. According to ETNews, Samsung is set to launch a new Folder phone in South Korea. The Folder phone is known as model number SM-W2017 and it will have features taken from other flagship devices of the Korean OEM. The information of the premiere has been anonymously given...

[DAY1] Introducing the XDA Labphone — Smooth, Sleek, and Ready to Flash

We’ve been hard at work at the XDA HQ for close to two years, with only one goal -- to answer a fundamental question. That question is, “Just how powerful can Android get?” After years of development, and countless bricked devices, we are ready to take the wraps off XDA’s biggest project yet: the XDA Labphone,...

Through the Viewfinder: Honor 5X Launch, Munich

Last Thursday (4th February 2016) the Honor 5X was finally launched in Europe and presented in Munich, Germany. The afternoon comprised of the launch presentation, interviews with Thorsten Doehlert and Zhao Gang, experiencing the phone and a talent show. Before the launch, Honor approached me to ask my thoughts on the device. I found it...

Handcent 4.0 Public Beta Now Available

If you're one of those people who simply aren't satisfied with the stock SMS application on your device then theres a good chance you've tried Handcent as an alternative. Of all the third party SMS applications available Handcent certainly seems to be one of the most customisable and intuitive.  Version 4.0 of this incredibly popular application...

ICS ROM For HTC HD2 – Hardware Accelaration Fixed

It seems the unstoppable HTC HD2 aka Leo keep giving us surprises, and now it takes a giant leap ahead of other devices with hardware acceleration fix. XDA member Ankuch on Android SD and XDA member michie on NAND ROM variant presents this version based on Nexus One's AOSP Ice Cream Sandwich, and promises that...

Windows Phone 7 Recap

As today is the eve of the big announcement tomorrow, we thought we would wrap up some of the biggest stories we have had on the subject of Windows Phone 7. We have seen some interesting stories come out of the community that deserve another time around in this recap.To start us off, one of the very...