OxygenOS 5.0.1 for OnePlus 3/3T now available, shows ‘harmful app’ alert for some users

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/nexus2cee_op3t1-728x473.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-442246" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/nexus2cee_op3t1-728x473.jpg" alt="" width="728" height="473" /></a></p> <p>OxygenOS 5.0 for the OnePlus 3 and 3T, based on Android 8.0 Oreo, <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/19/oneplus-rolls-oxygenos-5-0-ota-first-official-oreo-build-oneplus-3-3t/">was released last month</a>. As is usually the case for major software releases, there were a few bugs that cropped up. OxygenOS 5.0.1 is now available for the OP3/3T with a few new features and bug fixes, but it's causing a harmful app warning to appear for some users.<span id="more-466989"></span></p> <p>First, here's <a href="https://forums.oneplus.net/threads/oxygenos-5-0-1-ota-update-for-oneplus-3-and-3t.733145/">the official changelog from OnePlus</a>:</p> <div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-note"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-note"></i></div> <ul><li>Added support for aptX HD</li> <li>Added Wi-Fi hotspot device manager</li> <li>Added "adaptive mode" screen calibration</li> <li>Updated Android...

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Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL case & screen protector reviews: Protection for every scenario [Updated continuously]

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2017/11/30 7:39pm PST Update" href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/31/pixel-2-pixel-2-xl-case-reviews-protection-every-scenario-updated-continuously/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2017/11/30 7:39pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">ZAGG has informed me that the reason I had problems with screen sensitivity on my InvisibleShield Glass Curve example could be the variances in glass curvature of Pixel 2 XL</span> </div> </a> </li><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2017/11/30 7:39pm PST Update" href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/31/pixel-2-pixel-2-xl-case-reviews-protection-every-scenario-updated-continuously/#2"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_2"> 2</span>: 2017/11/30 7:39pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">The review was updated and the recommendation changed due to a misunderstanding about the case's capabilities. I initially inferred that the case was simply water-resistant, but...

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[Deal Alert] Misfit Vapor is €139.99/£129.50 (30% off) with promo code in the UK, Germany, Italy, and France

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_misfit-winter-sale-copy.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466922" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_misfit-winter-sale-copy-728x504.png" alt="" width="668" height="462" /></a></p> <p>We know how much of a tease many of our Deal Alert posts can be for our readers outside the US and Canada, so let's end the year on a more inclusive note, shall we? Misfit is giving folks in the UK, Germany, Italy, and France 30% off of its Vapor smartwatch and other products via a promo code. If you live elsewhere, there's a separate promo code to get the same discount on a more limited set of products.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/31/deal-alert-misfit-vapor-e139-99-129-50-30-off-promo-code-uk-germany-italy-france/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/31/deal-alert-misfit-vapor-e139-99-129-50-30-off-promo-code-uk-germany-italy-france/'>[Deal Alert]...

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HQ Trivia is now out on Android

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_HQ-quiz-game-show-app-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466279" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_HQ-quiz-game-show-app-hero-728x455.png" alt="" width="668" height="418" /></a></p> <p>A bit under a week ago, we reported that HQ Trivia was gearing up to hit Android as the company opened pre-registration. Now, with just a few hours to spare, players on both platforms can ring in the new year with a quick and potentially profitable round of games. HQ Trivia is now available for download on Android. <span id="more-466910"></span></p> <p>The app was previously available to download in Canada for a short period, but now even those of us in the US can get in on the action.<div class="clear"></div>...

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[Killer Deal Alert 2: Electric Boogaloo] New Acer Chromebook 15 is just $299.99 ($100 off) with free Google Home from Best Buy

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2017/12/31 12:44pm PST Update" href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/31/deal-alert-new-acer-chromebook-15-just-299-99-100-off-free-google-home-best-buy/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2017/12/31 12:44pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title"> This deal is back, and it's still an excellent price. We can think of worse ways to round off the year. </span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screen-Shot-2017-12-10-at-10.30.32-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-463498" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screen-Shot-2017-12-10-at-10.30.32-PM-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Chromebooks are getting pretty good these days, and a perfect example of this is <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/29/acer-chromebook-15-review/">Acer's new Chromebook 15</a>. We last <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/26/deal-alert-new-acer-chromebook-15-already-41-off-359-best-buy/">saw this discounted a couple of weeks ago</a> to as low as $319, but the latest deal that Best Buy is offering...

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HBO NOW passes 10 million installs on the Play Store

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_HBO-Now-Generic-Hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466900" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_HBO-Now-Generic-Hero-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>HBO NOW has been the top grossing entertainment app on Google Play for a little while now, but the app just reached another significant milestone. It's ringing in the new year by the numbers, having just hit 10,000,000 installs on the Play Store. That's a lot of downloads, with some big implications for the number of subscribers the service has, though it's impossible to know for sure. <span id="more-466899"></span></p> <p>HBO does actually report numbers for NOW subscribers occasionally, and in early 2017 the company announced that it had around...

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SMS Backup & Restore changes hands again, sold by Carbonite to SyncTech

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_SMS-backup-and-restore-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466895" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_SMS-backup-and-restore-hero-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>SMS Backup & Restore is a well-known app in these parts, especially among those of us that have to (or choose to) swap devices frequently. Just last year, the app was picked up by Carbonite, and with the purchase came a nice visual overhaul. But now it appears that Carbonite had decided to hand the app off of <a href="http://synctech.com.au/">SyncTech</a>, an Australian company. <span id="more-466894"></span></p> <p>For the unfamiliar, SMS Backup & Restore is true to its name, giving you the ability to both backup and restore SMS, MMS, and...

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OxygenOS Open Beta 3 brings face unlock to the OnePlus 5

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/nexus2cee_op511.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-431536" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/nexus2cee_op511-728x455.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="418" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/24/face-unlock-coming-oneplus-5/">A few days ago</a>, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei announced that the OnePlus 5T's face unlock feature would arrive on the 5, "due to popular demand." The feature was not included in <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/24/oneplus-5-ota-oxygen-os-5-0-android-8-0-oreo-started-rolling/">the phone's Oreo update</a>, but it has now arrived in an OxygenOS Open Beta for the OnePlus 5.<span id="more-466887"></span></p> <p>Open Beta 3 was released earlier today, and clocks in at 1.58GB. The most notable feature is face unlock, but there are some other nice improvements as well.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/31/oxygenos-open-beta-3-brings-face-unlock-oneplus-5/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/31/oxygenos-open-beta-3-brings-face-unlock-oneplus-5/'>OxygenOS Open Beta 3 brings...

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Telegram 4.7 adds support for multiple accounts and quick replies [APK Download]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_telegram-multiple-accounts.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-466866 size-hero-size" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_telegram-multiple-accounts-728x452.png" width="668" height="415" /></a></p> <p>Telegram is ending the year by giving its users yet another update. Version 4.7 for Android brings support for multiple accounts using different phone numbers and a quick-reply action within chats. This is the <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/09/telegram-4-6-adds-extra-settings-for-auto-downloads-albums-secret-chats/">second Telegram update this month</a>.</p> <p><span id="more-466863"></span></p> <p>Here's the changelog:</p> <div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-note"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-note"></i></div> <p>WHAT'S NEW<br /> Multiple accounts and 'Swipe to reply' added in version 4.7:<br /> - Quickly switch between different Telegram accounts if you use multiple phone numbers.<br /> - Swipe left on any message to reply to it.</p></div><div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/31/telegram-4-7-adds-support-multiple-accounts-quick-replies-apk-download/" class="read-more">Read More</a></div><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/31/telegram-4-7-adds-support-multiple-accounts-quick-replies-apk-download/'>Telegram...

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Google adds Pixelbook as latest ‘target device’ for testing Fuchsia OS

With Fuchsia, Google is creating an operating system designed to run on everything from Internet-of-Things devices to desktops. In the works since 2016, the latest development sees Google adding support for the Pixelbook as a “target device.” Nintendo Switch One aspect that makes Fuchsia unique is how it’s not based on Linux. Rather, its “Zircon” […]

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The Pixelbook is being used to test Google’s Fuchsia OS

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/nexus2cee_DSC08600-728x485.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-461445" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/nexus2cee_DSC08600-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="728" height="485" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/08/12/google-developing-new-fuchsia-os-also-likes-making-new-words/">For over a year</a>, Google has been developing an operating system named 'Fuchsia,' designed to run across a wide array of devices. <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/05/19/googles-dave-burke-first-rule-fuchsia-dont-talk-fuchsia/">The company hasn't said anything publicly about it</a>, but it is entirely open-source, so development on the project has been transparent. Simply put, we can see what Google is working on, but we don't know what it will actually be used for.<span id="more-466837"></span></p> <p>According to <a href="https://github.com/fuchsia-mirror/docs/blob/master/fuchsia_paver.md">Fuchsia's documentation</a>, the <a href="https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/series/switchalpha12">Acer Switch Alpha 2</a> and <a href="https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/boards-kits/nuc.html">Intel NUC</a> are officially supported 'target' devices.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/30/pixelbook-used-test-googles-fuchsia-os/"...

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Android 8.0 Oreo rolling out to Xiaomi Mi A1

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_DSC01151.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-450839" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nexus2cee_DSC01151-728x484.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="444" /></a></p> <p>The Mi A1 was the first Android One device from Xiaomi, meaning it ran completely stock Android. <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/13/xiaomi-mi-a1-android-one-review-almost-perfect-budget-phone">It turned out to be an excellent phone</a>, and Xiaomi promised it would receive Oreo before the end of 2017. It looks like the company just barely delivered on that promise, because Android 8.0 is now rolling out to the device.<span id="more-466833"></span></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">We're ending the year with an O! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MiA1?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#MiA1</a> users, stay tuned as we're rolling out your long-awaited update in batches but make sure you're already on...

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