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OnePlus 5 only has 1.6x optical zoom, not the claimed 2x

According to a user on Reddit, the OnePlus 5’s 2x Optical Zoom is not quite what they said. Carl Pei clarified that the optical zoom is only 1.6x. The remaining 0.4x is from the SmartCapture software.

Android Desserts

Android 8.0 could be named Oatmeal Cookies

Android 8.0 Oreo has always been a longshot for the name of the next major version of Android. But what about Android 8.0: Oatmeal Cookie? It seems that could be Google’s plan.

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Moto Z Droid Review

Let’s face it, smartphones are getting a bit stale. Sure, we always see a new design, or a new way for users to interact with the fingerprint scanner, but we’ve reached a point where the market is a bit boring. LG attempted to shake things up with the modular design on the LG G5, but that …

caught again

OnePlus is cheating benchmarks again

OnePlus has a history of cheating on benchmarks, and despite saying specs aren’t important, they’re doing it again on the OnePlus 5. They were caught doing it with the OnePlus 3T, but apparently, they didn’t learn their lesson.

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How to block calls and texts on an Android phone

There’s a reason why “how to block calls and texts” is such a common question. Unwanted messages are annoying, and there’s really no single straightforward fix. We’ll show you the best ways to block those pesky spammers and ex-girlfriends.

IFA 2017

IFA 2017 could be where LG unveils the LG V30

A new report claims that the LG V30 will be unveiled at IFA 2017, which follows previous reports and rumors. The report also suggests a price tag of around $700 for the device.

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30+ Best Android Apps [August 2016]

A bunch of great new Android apps have been released in the last month. If you were busy spending time at the beach you may have missed a few of them. Don’t spill your lemonade! We’ve got you covered.

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10 Most Addictive Android Games for Killing Time [VIDEO]

The most simple games can be the best for killing time. You pick it up to play for a few minutes, but then it traps you inside for hours. These addictive games are the ones we’re talking about in this list. These are the most addictive games for Android.

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Nokia launches a slew of new smart health products

The first device is a WiFi scale called Nokia Body (formerly Withings Body). The scale tracks only your weight. The next device is the Nokia BPM+. This is a portable blood pressure monitor.