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Some feel LG needs to do a lot to make the V30 a success

Android Authority has an opinion piece up that talks about a few things they think LG needs to do in order for the V30 to be successful. This includes suggestions like not skimping on the specs, using a larger 18:9 ratio screen, offer the new 2-year warranty and more.

In Android O you can't change notification priority unless the app targets the new API level

Before Android O, we were able to change the notification priority on any application that we have installed. However, the latest Android O developer preview prevents us from doing this until the application itself targets the new Android O API level.

Google announces a new line of cameras for 180-degree VR video with the help of Lenovo, LG and Yi

Partnering with OEMs like Yi, LG and Lenovo, Google is coming out with a new line of 180-degree cameras with a new video format called VR180. Since the videos are just 180-degrees, they won't wrap around completely like a 360-degree one will, but they are said to be more immersive since you can turn your viewing angle from side to side.

Some are seeing WhatsApp group together images from the sender

Someone on Reddit has noticed that when they sent multiple photos to a person, the app grouped those images together in a 2x2 grid.

Sony releases a statement regarding the camera distortion issue of the Xperia XZ Premium and XZs

Some people with the Xperia XZ Premium and the Xperia XZs have been complaining about a camera distortion issue lately. A Sony Mobile Developer has reached out with a response saying. . . “We take this kind of feedback very seriously and this post actually resulted in an extensive camera test performed by our camera engineers. In summary a...

Comparison between the OnePlus 5 and LG G6

Android Authority has a comparison article up that puts the OnePlus 5 up against the LG G6 in a number of areas including the design, display, performance and more.

The DirtySanta exploit allows for a full bootloader unlock and root on the H990 LG V20

An exploit has been found to work on the H990 variant of the LG V20. This means users can fully unlock the bootloader and also gain root access to their device.

A new Android Pay promo in Australia includes up to 200,000 prizes

Google is trying to get more people in Australia to use Android Pay so the company has announced a new promotion. This promotion has you just using Android Pay, but is said to come with up to 200,000 prizes totaling $1.6 million.

This is how to turn your Android device into a standalone music player

We can do all sorts of things with Android phones and tablets, but many will just throw them away when they get old. As a way to repurpose these old devices, Phandroid has a guide that shows you how to use it as a music player.

Hands-on first look at Samsung's Bixby Voice assistant

Droid Life just uploaded their hands-on impression video of the new Bixby Voice feature on the Galaxy S8 and S8+.

A new update to Google Photos seems to have removed the ability to backup while charging

Google Photos used to have an option that told the app to only backup photos when the device was plugged in and charging. However, a recent update seems to have removed that option entirely.

You can now pre-order the Honor 9 in the UK

For those in the United Kingdom who have been waiting to place an order for the Honor 9, your time is now. Amazon has the device up for pre-order and it will cost you £380.

Android 8.0 may be called Oatmeal Cookie

Some people have found the terms OC-DEV and OC-MR1 in a few AOSP code commits. This could indicate that Android O will be called Oatmeal Cookie, or it could just be an internal name like Lollipop was referred to as Lemon Meringue Pie (LMP) before it was official.

These tips can help make your old Android device look and feel new again

Phandroid has came up with some tips that can make your old Android device feel new again. These tips include things such as changing the wallpaper, getting a case, making sure it's clean, using a custom launcher and more.

OnePlus releases a new official statement about the OnePlus 5 cheating benchmarks

OnePlus had previously confirmed that they adjust the performance of the OnePlus 5 when certain benchmarking applications are run and now there's a new statement from the company that says. . . “We have set the OnePlus 5 to run benchmarks at a high-performance level that is both natural and sustainable for all devices, media and consumer, so...

OnePlus 5 audio review says its external competes well with other single speaker flagships

Pocketnow just uploaded their audio review of the OnePlus 5 and they felt the single external speaker held up to other devices with a similar setup. When it comes to the 3.5mm port, they said the company has improved its performance over the 3T and the audio in headphones does sound better.

The Nokia 3 will be available in the UK on July 12th and the Nokia 5 on July 19th

Back in April, it was announced that the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 would be delayed in the UK by a month. It's been close to 2 months since that announcement, but we have just learned that the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 will be made available in the middle of next month.

Guide shows you how to record phone calls on a rooted OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

If you have a OnePlus 3 or OnePlus 3T purchased in a certain country, you won't be able to record a phone call directly through the phone application. However, an XDA community member has figured out a way to enable this if you have root access and don't mind changing the build.prop file.

Some think flagship phones are lagging behind in the battery life race

Ashley from Phandroid has published an opinion piece regarding the battery life of flagship devices compared to other options available on the market.

Moto E4 review says its one of the best prepaid deals right now

Android Central has published its review of the Moto E4 and says that the device is perfect for the prepaid market, while being priced at $70 through Verizon and $130 for the unlocked variant.

DEAL: Save $50 and get a year of Audible for $99

Amazon is offering a $50 discount on Audible's audiobook service, bringing the price down to $99.

The BlackBerry BBD 100-1 could be the successor to the DTEK50

A new BlackBerry device has been discovered with the model number of BBD 100-1. There is speculation that this device could be the successor to the BlackBerry DTEK50.

Hands-on with Carmageddon: Crashers says its a repetitive game of chicken

Android Police has published its hands-on review of Carmageddon: Crashers and states that the game is not worth the "numerous highly priced IAPs."

Some think that HTC still has a lot of work to do

Despite the HTC U11 getting off to a great start, Adam from PocketNow thinks that HTC has a lot of work to do before being considered a "major power" again.

Here's how Ring and Arlo will integrate with the Amazon Echo Show

Smart home manufacturers, Ring and Arlo, have released videos which show off how their products will integrate into the video features found in the Amazon Echo Show.