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[Update: More Devices] Paranoid Android gets new features on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, Essential Phone, and several Sony phones

After a bit of development hiatus after the release of their Android Oreo builds, Paranoid Android announced their return with the release of Android Pie ROMs. Supported devices for the initial release included the Xiaomi POCOF1, Xiaomi Mi 8, Xiaomi Mi 6, Xiaomi Mi 5 and Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, with beta releases for the...

Paranoid Android’s Android Oreo ROM is here for some Sony Xperia phones

Paranoid Android has returned with an Android Oreo ROM! It's been nearly a year since the last official release, which saw the team update its Android Nougat based custom ROM with a new camera application. The team has been hard at work since then brushing up and improving upon the next iteration based on Android...

Sony posts guide on building AOSP Android Pie on Xperia devices

When it comes to developer friendly OEMs, Sony is generally somewhere towards the top of the list. While they have been known to do things such as wipe DRM keys when the bootloader is unlocked, they have had multiple developer programs over the years. From giving devices back to the community for their hard work...

ARCore 1.4 adds support for its first Chromebook, Google Pixel 3, Xiaomi Mi 8 SE, and more

ARCore is Google's platform for augmented reality applications. Unlike its predecessor, Google Tango, it doesn't need dedicated hardware to support AR. It uses the existing camera hardware and sensors on your device, making it compatible with a range of devices. Version 1.4 of the application is starting to roll out and it brings support for...

Sony Xperia X/X Compact, Moto E4, and Xiaomi Mi Note 3 receive TWRP support

As far as custom recoveries go, TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) currently enjoys the position of being the most popular custom recovery around, surpassing the popularity of ClockworkMod and others. TWRP, like other custom recoveries, makes it easy to tinker with your device, undertake system level modifications with ease, and even restore backups if you do...

Android Oreo for the Sony Xperia X and the Xperia X Compact Rolling Out Now

The Sony Xperia X and the Sony Xperia X Compact launched with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow back in 2016. In 2017, both phones received an upgrade to Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and the age of the devices hasn't stopped Sony from supporting them with new software. This week, the Xperia X and Xperia X Compact started receiving Android 8.0 Oreo-based...

Sony Announces Which Devices They’re Updating to Android Oreo

When Google releases a new version of Android, people start asking which devices will be updated to it. Since each individual OEM handles their software updates differently, it can be confusing to know which device will get the new update. Some OEMs are easy to predict though, since they generally stick to flagships released in...

Xperia X and X Compact Receive Android 7.1.1

Sony is rolling out a new Nougat update for the Xperia X and Xperia X Compact. The update brings both Android 7.1.1 and the new security patches, and users of these handsets should soon get a notification about the update. This comes shortly after Sony's release of the Android 7.0 update for the Xperia XA. Back...

OmniROM Status Update – Moto G4/G4 Plus and Redmi Note 3 Added, Improved Camera for Xperia X/X Compact

It's been a while since we last talked about OmniROM. The Omni team has been very busy with a number of administrative tasks but found a brief moment to post an update on that they've been working on lately. Omni, just like most Android custom ROM teams, uses Gerrit as its code review portal. The team did...

Sony Launches the Xperia XZ and the X Compact

It's raining releases at IFA 2016, and Sony just gave us two new ones at the event. Meet the Sony Xperia XZ and the Sony Xperia X Compact. Sony Xperia XZ The Sony Xperia XZ is the successor to the Xperia X, and it aims to change a few things around, especially with the design. With the...

Sony Xperia X Compact Makes Appearance in Leaked Image

Do you remember the Sony Xperia F8831, the Sony flagship device that looked like a design refresh? Not much has been made known about that device, and we're still waiting on receiving more information regards the same. But it seems Sony has more in store for us.Enter the Sony Xperia X Compact.https://twitter.com/evleaks/status/768782671707148288Leaked by Evan Blass,...