Tag Archive for Developments

Make the Huawei P20/OnePlus 6’s notch useful with Notch Battery Bar

One of the biggest trends of 2018 is, unfortunately, the display notch. Sometimes you’ll see a second stereo speaker in there, or enhanced camera capabilities that were “impossible” otherwise. But, sadly, sometimes the notch seems completely useless. That hasn’t stopped developers from finding a use for it, like XDA Member kumarsid7. His application called Notch…

PSA: Most Xiaomi devices (except Poco F1) still facing long bootloader unlock waiting times

2018 is, unfortunately, turning out to be the year when once developer friendly smartphone manufacturers decided to lock users out of their own devices. It was not that long ago that Huawei moved to block users from unlocking the bootloader on any of the company’s devices. While Xiaomi hasn’t fully stopped users from unlocking the bootloader on…