How to bring back the Google Photos Backup while Charging Option

Google Photos is Google’s ambitious free photo backup solution. It’s one of the best Google services out there, and since Google I/O it has been getting even better. But not every...

Google Launches Eclipse-themed Countdown for Android O Official Reveal on August 21

Android O is the next big thing for Android, and Google is hard at work making sure that things are polished enough for the first public release. After a series...

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Lenovo Ships 11 Million Smartphones in Q2 2017, 3 Million Moto Z Sales in 12 Months

We’re starting to see a number of estimates when it comes to smartphone shipments for Q2 2017. These are typically based on market research firms who have partnerships with retail...
August 18, 2017 2:30 PM

HTC U11 Camera Mod Disables Forced Max Brightness

There are a number of camera applications in the Play Store with a feature that cranks up the brightness of the display when you go to take a photo. This...
August 18, 2017 11:05 AM

Learn C++ for Cheap

If you’re interested in learning C++ and creating a serious career in application development, you don’t want to miss this killer deal on The Complete C++ Programming Bundle. Whether you’re completely new to programming or you’re looking to learn a new language, you’ll be right at home in this course. With over 12 hours of content, …

The OnePlus App Locker Feature Can Be Easily Bypassed

The software flavor found on OnePlus phones is known as OxygenOS. It adds a couple of nifty feature on top of stock Android without deviating too far from what you...
August 18, 2017 10:55 AM

Project Treble Coming to Some Existing Flagships as Google Works With OEMs on Android O

For those who are unaware, a number of Google employees who work on Android related projects actually hold a podcast called Android Developers Backstage. This podcast consists of Iliyan Malchev, Tor Norbye, Chet...
August 18, 2017 10:35 AM

ZTE Makes Progress in the U.S., Shipments Up 36% During Q2 2017

Breaking into the smartphone market in the United States is no easy task. Xiaomi has struggled with a way to approach this in the past, and Huawei is working with...
August 18, 2017 10:05 AM

Prizes Announced for July Community Incentive Program with Honor

We’re making strides with our partnership with Honor, including the release of a handful of custom ROMs for the Honor 8 Pro thanks to enterprising devs in the community that...
August 18, 2017 9:34 AM

Here’s How to Force Enable Google Home Bluetooth Streaming

During Google I/O 2017, Google promised many new features would come to its smart home assistant device – the Google Home. The phone call feature was officially announced just the...
August 17, 2017 7:00 PM

How to Force Daydream VR Compatibility on Unsupported Android Devices

Google Daydream VR is Google’s virtual reality solution for mobile devices. Devices need to be officially cleared by Google to be labeled as Daydream compatible, and some of the requirements...
August 17, 2017 6:15 PM

ASUS ZenFone 3 and ZenFone 4 Series Confirmed to be Updated to Android O

ASUS made headlines earlier today with the official announcement of the ZenFone 4 Selfie and the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro. These devices will be included in the rest of the...
August 17, 2017 4:25 PM

Hearing a Loud Beep at the End of Phone Calls? It might be related to Snapchat.

Snapchat has been known over the years to have problems on Android devices. Such issues have mostly included performance problems and high data usage. Recently the app crashed on Android...
August 17, 2017 3:40 PM

The OnePlus 5 Has Twice As Many Media Volume Steps As Other Phones

Any application that plays music, videos, podcasts, or game audio uses the media audio stream to control its volume level. By default, nearly every Android device uses 15 steps for...
August 17, 2017 1:42 PM

Strategy Analytics: Galaxy S8 is the World’s Best Selling Android Smartphone in Q2 2017

It looks as if Samsung’s Galaxy S8 continues to be a success as the reports indicate the device outsold every other individual Android smartphone during the second quarter of this...
August 17, 2017 1:05 PM