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<p>If you call yourself a custom ROM veteran, you definitely have heard about LineageOS. LineageOS traces its roots back to CyanogenMod, the custom ROM that became popular on the HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1, the first Android smartphone available for purchase. CyanogenMod, in turn, went on to become one of the most popular custom ROMs available across</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/lineageos-17-1-android-10-officially-available/">LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10 is now officially available</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10 is now officially available

If you call yourself a custom ROM veteran, you definitely have heard about LineageOS. LineageOS traces its roots back to CyanogenMod, the custom ROM that became popular on the HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1, the first Android smartphone available for purchase. CyanogenMod, in turn, went on to become one of the most popular custom ROMs available across […]

<p>Huawei recently published its Annual Report for 2019, which details how the company’s various businesses performed last year. The report sheds light on Huawei’s mobile business and how it performed despite the harsh sanctions imposed on the company by the Trump administration. Separate reports from earlier this year have already revealed that the brand managed</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/huawei-reveals-smartphone-tablet-business-fared-2019/">Huawei reveals how its smartphone and tablet business fared in 2019</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Huawei reveals how its smartphone and tablet business fared in 2019

Huawei recently published its Annual Report for 2019, which details how the company’s various businesses performed last year. The report sheds light on Huawei’s mobile business and how it performed despite the harsh sanctions imposed on the company by the Trump administration. Separate reports from earlier this year have already revealed that the brand managed […]

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OEMs are raising prices of smartphones in India following a tax increase

India is one of the most competitive markets for smartphone brands. Before the COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on commercial activities, India was the only positively growing smartphone market in the world. The sheer number of smartphone users (about 400 million) and the huge potential to onboard a larger number of new users has drawn […]

<p>Earlier this year in January, Xiaomi India set up POCO as an independent brand and, shortly thereafter, the newly-formed brand launched the POCO X2 into the market. Since the POCO F1 was quite a big hit among custom ROM enthusiasts and developers alike, POCO sent out a couple of units of the new POCO X2</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/poco-x2-custom-development-update/">POCO X2 Custom Development Update: Paranoid Android, arter97 kernel, Google Camera port, more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

POCO X2 Custom Development Update: Paranoid Android, arter97 kernel, Google Camera port, more

Earlier this year in January, Xiaomi India set up POCO as an independent brand and, shortly thereafter, the newly-formed brand launched the POCO X2 into the market. Since the POCO F1 was quite a big hit among custom ROM enthusiasts and developers alike, POCO sent out a couple of units of the new POCO X2 […]

<p>Pokémon GO began its journey in July 2016, building upon Niantic’s Ingress and the infrastructure the game put in place. Much like Ingress, Pokémon GO focused on exploring real-world locations to play the game. The initial response to the game was historic, as it fundamentally changed how geolocation-based games, as well as AR-based genres, are</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/niantic-considers-adding-options-explore-raid-home-indoors-pokemon-go/">Niantic considers adding options to explore and raid from home in Pokémon GO</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Niantic considers adding options to explore and raid from home in Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO began its journey in July 2016, building upon Niantic’s Ingress and the infrastructure the game put in place. Much like Ingress, Pokémon GO focused on exploring real-world locations to play the game. The initial response to the game was historic, as it fundamentally changed how geolocation-based games, as well as AR-based genres, are […]

<p>There’s a long-running joke on the Internet that you can tell if someone’s using an Android phone by the bad quality of their selfies. While the memes are definitely exaggerating quite a bit, there’s, unfortunately, a bit of truth behind them. Android phones have usually been ahead of iPhones in terms of camera performance, at</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-camerax-android-api-third-party-apps-best-features-stock-camera/">Google’s CameraX Android API will let third-party apps use the best features of the stock camera</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google’s CameraX Android API will let third-party apps use the best features of the stock camera

There’s a long-running joke on the Internet that you can tell if someone’s using an Android phone by the bad quality of their selfies. While the memes are definitely exaggerating quite a bit, there’s, unfortunately, a bit of truth behind them. Android phones have usually been ahead of iPhones in terms of camera performance, at […]

<p>A good app ecosystem is one of the most important pillars of the success of an operating system. Both Google and Apple recognize the value of having good applications on their platforms, and so both companies try to balance the needs of their users and their app developers. Users keep pushing for changes in the</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/android-11-dsu-loader-gsi-locked-bootloader-developers-test-apps-stock-android/">Android 11’s DSU Loader makes it easier than ever for developers to test apps on stock Android</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Android 11’s DSU Loader makes it easier than ever for developers to test apps on stock Android

A good app ecosystem is one of the most important pillars of the success of an operating system. Both Google and Apple recognize the value of having good applications on their platforms, and so both companies try to balance the needs of their users and their app developers. Users keep pushing for changes in the […]

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Call of Duty: Mobile update brings 2v2 Showdown mode, Meltdown map, new weapons, and more

Following the year-long beta run, Activision finally released Call of Duty: Mobile on Android late last year in October. At the time of launch, the game featured a couple of game modes, including Free-for-All, Team Deathmatch, Hardpoint, Domination, and Battle Royale. With update v1.0.10, which was released earlier this year in January, the developers added […]

Huawei P40

Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro+ announced with the 5G Kirin 990, 50MP RYYB camera sensor, and Huawei Mobile Services

Back in December, Huawei made plans to announce the P40 series in March. Suffice to say a lot has changed in the world since then, but Huawei is still moving forward with their announcement. The company has now officially revealed the Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Pro, and Huawei P40+ during an online launch event. The […]