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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…

Vivo X20 Plus UD with Synaptics In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Passes Through TENAA

Vivo, a subsidiary of BBK Electronics, is one of the world’s top smartphone manufacturers, and is a force to be reckoned with in China and India. However, the company isn’t well-known in Western markets. It launched the Vivo X20 Plus last year as its flagship smartphone, with specifications that include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 system-on-chip,…

OxygenOS Open Beta 2 on the OnePlus 5T Brings Clipboard Actions and Performance Optimizations

Last month, OnePlus released the OxygenOS Open Beta 1 update for the OnePlus 5T, folding Android Oreo into the company’s beta program. (It’s worth noting that the OnePlus 3/3T and the OnePlus 5 have already received stable Android 8.0 Oreo-based OxygenOS 5.0 updates.) Now, the company has released OxygenOS Open Beta 2, which includes enhancements such…

HTC U11 Eyes Announced with Dual Selfie Cameras and Face Unlock

HTC announced the U11 Eyes on Monday, the newest addition to the U11 device family. It’s the successor to 2014’s Desire Eye, and the highlights include dual selfie cameras, an octa-core processor, and face unlock. Under the hood, the HTC U11 Eyes has a mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 652, a system-on-chip in big.LITTLE configuration with four high-performance ARM-A72…