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Xposed Installer v3.15 & Xposed Framework v90-beta2 are out with Android Oreo Fixes and Optimizations

It may have taken XDA Senior Recognized Developer rovo89 a while to get Xposed Framework working on Android Nougat, but that wasn’t the case with Android Oreo. Three months after Xposed was released for Nougat, the first beta version of the framework for Android 8.0 and Android 8.1 Oreo was released. Today, the Xposed Installer—the Xposed Framework’s frontend…

This is Google’s Fuchsia OS running on the Pixelbook [Video]

Google is working on a number of operating systems for different hardware platforms. Many of its employees use an in-house Linux distro called Goobuntu (recently replaced with Debian-based gLinux), and there’s Android and Chrome OS, of course. A relative newcomer is Fuchsia, a custom-made OS designed for modern PCs and mobile devices. It first appeared on Google’s…

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime Launched in India with Samsung Mall, Starts at Rs. 12,990 ($203)

Samsung is doing well in the Indian smartphone market, but it’s coming under increasing pressure from the likes of Xiaomi. In the third quarter of 2017, Xiaomi tied Samsung for first place in the Indian smartphone market with 23.5 percent market share, according to IDC. That’s one reason why Samsung announced last week it would launch…

Wi-Fi Direct Printing Might Come to Android in the Near Future

Until recently, printer support in Android was pretty spotty. Google Cloud Print, a half-solution that routes print jobs through Google’s servers, came to Android in 2013; Android KitKat added native printing; and the most recent version of Android, Oreo, folded Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) into Android’s default print service. Android still lacks a way to print…

The Google Home has an undocumented local API that you can now access

Google Home, Google’s growing lineup of AI-powered speakers, offers a wealth of possibilities for smart home hobbyists. Problem is, it’s locked down pretty tightly. When it comes accessing alarms data, settings, Bluetooth modes, and other on-device info, you’ve got two options: Checking the Google Home companion app on your smartphone and/or tablet, or shouting a…