The OnePlus 5T was shipped without the ability to stream videos in HD from popular sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime. The company has promised a fix by way of a future software update, but users are stuck with SD for the time being.
Andry Rubin, the former VP of Android at Google and the mind behind smartphone startup Essential, has returned to the company after taking a leave of absence following claims of inappropriate behavior from his time at Google. Read more here.
Android devs always seem to have the ability to circumvent roadblocks created by manufacturers as demonstrated by two XDA developers who have achieved a semi-functional LineageOS 14.1 for the Xiaomi Mi A1 despite the lack of proper kernel sources.
Mere weeks after the official launch of the OnePlus 5T and the unofficial OnePlus 5T TWRP build that launched days before the device itself, an official version of the TWRP custom recovery is now available for the latest in the flagship killer lineup
During the Google I/O 2017 developer conference, Google introduced Android Go as a part of the Android 8.1 rollout. Android Go's purpose is to serve as an operating system for smartphones that have lower specs allowing them to be cheaper.
The Moto X4 and Moto Z2 Force, Motorola's latest mid range and flagship smartphones, are the first in the world to leverage Qualcomm's new Neural Development API; allowing for machine learning implementations in smartphones to go further than ever.