Meizu Pro 7 Plus review

When we reviewed the Meizu Pro 6 Plus earlier this year, we were very impressed by its excellent hardware. We made sure to note just how much Meizu’s Flyme 6 software helped the phone stand out amongst a sea of mid-range smartphones. Four months later (our Pro 6 Plus review was admittedly a little late…) and we are ready to share our ...

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Creating an Android 8.0 Oreo app: Implementing Notification Channels

Starting with Android 8.0 you can separate your app’s notifications into notification channels. All notifications that are posted to the same channel have the same behaviour, for example you could create a channel for your app’s most urgent notifications, where each notification is announced with an alert sound, vibration and a notification ...

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Here are the features Google Assistant might be getting soon

The latest beta version of the Google app has been released and gives us a glimpse into a few new features the company is developing for Assistant. The guys over at 9to5Google did an APK teardown of the app and have shared their findings with the public. We have heard quite a few rumors so far claiming that the upcoming Pixel smartphones will ...

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Gionee launches another mid-range smartphone, the X1s, in India

Gionee has launched a new smartphone in its X series, the X1s – a successor to the Gionee X1 launched last month. Apart from the large 4,000 mAh battery, the highlight of the Gionee X1s is its 16-megapixel front camera with selfie flash, along with features like Beautified Video and Face Beauty 2.0. By launching Gionee X1s we aim to offer our ...

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Huawei G10 with 2:1 display and four cameras leaks ahead of official reveal

It looks like fall will be a busy time for Huawei. In addition to the Mate 10 series that’s scheduled to be announced on October 16, the company is apparently also gearing up to launch another smartphone with a 2:1 aspect ratio display called the Huawei G10. After teasers went out last week, live images of the upcoming device have now leaked on ...

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‘Upgrade’ your phone with an iPhone-style notch using this app

The Essential Phone has a different take on bezel-less design than the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30. The device features a notch on top that houses the camera, with the screen wrapping around it. Apple took things to a new level with the iPhone X, which features an even larger notch where in addition to the camera you’ll also find the ...

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T-Mobile unlimited throttling limit is now 50 GB per month

For those of you on T-Mobile’s unlimited plan, we bring you good news: the self-proclaimed Un-carrier is increasing its “fair usage threshold” or throttling limit from 32 GB to 50 GB starting later this week. See also:T-Mobile ONE family plans now include free Netflix (Update: now live!)T-Mobile ONE family plans now include free Netflix ...

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The Moto G4 Plus will get Android Oreo after all

Motorola has taken to its blog to share news about the Android Oreo update for the Moto G4 Plus. An issue popped when Motorola published the list of phones it planned to upgrade and there was no mention of the Moto G4 Plus. Owners were promised upgrades to both Android N and O in promotional material and were understandably pretty annoyed. ...

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