Weekend poll: Do you use a calibrated color profile on your phone?

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Color-Calibration-Poll-hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466250" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Color-Calibration-Poll-hero-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>One of more vocal complaints leveled against Google's Pixel 2 phones was the display's default color calibration. Although some might prefer the over-saturated vibrance of less accurate color profiles, Google opted for a more calibrated default that was closer to sRGB as a means of providing color-accurate backward compatibility with apps that didn't immediately declare their color space.</p> <p>Of course, Google later provided <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/26/google-will-update-pixel-2-2-xl-saturated-color-mode-says-xl-burn-not-issue/">an update</a> with a more saturated option for those that wanted it.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/24/weekend-poll-use-calibrated-color-profile-phone/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/24/weekend-poll-use-calibrated-color-profile-phone/'>Weekend poll: Do you use a calibrated...

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Android 8 Oreo may be causing Wi-Fi connection problems for some with mesh routers like Netgear’s Orbi

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Netflix-Orbi-Android-8-bug-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466242" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Netflix-Orbi-Android-8-bug-hero-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>If you've been having trouble with your Netgear Orbi mesh network, and you have a Pixel or Pixel 2, then your phone might be to blame. Or, at least, the software on it.  There are many reports of spontaneous access point reboots, crashes, and intermittent connection issues for those using mesh network access points with devices running Android Oreo. <span id="more-466241"></span></p> <p>The issue seems to be quite widespread, with reports on <a href="https://support.google.com/pixelphone/forum/AAAAb4-OgUsE7sQJOTnXNk/">Google's Pixel Phone Help forum</a>, <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/Android/comments/7lkf54/latest_android_security_updates_are_crashing/">reddit</a>, and <a href="https://community.netgear.com/t5/Orbi/Android-8-Crashes-Orbi/td-p/1452080">Netgear's forums</a>.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/24/android-8-oreo-may-causing-wi-fi-connection-problems-mesh-routers-like-netgears-orbi/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/24/android-8-oreo-may-causing-wi-fi-connection-problems-mesh-routers-like-netgears-orbi/'>Android...

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Signal strength may be hidden by carriers in a future version of Android

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Signal-Strength-Generic-Hro.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466234" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Signal-Strength-Generic-Hro-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Someday in the not-too-distant future, your Android phone might try to hide the quality of your current cellular connection from you. The eagle-eyed folks over at <a href="https://www.xda-developers.com/android-p-signal-strength-carriers/">XDA Developers</a> noticed a recent <a href="https://android-review.googlesource.com/c/platform/packages/apps/Settings/+/546861">commit</a> to the Android Open Source Project that indicates an option has been added for carriers to disable user-facing signal strength from appearing in the SIM Status screen in Settings. However, the motivation for this change is a mystery.<span id="more-466230"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171224-151457.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-466236" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20171224-151457-329x658.png" alt="" width="329" height="658" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center"><em>SIM...

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SiriusXM quietly arrives on Android TV

<p><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-466228" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_image-3-1.png" alt="" width="1280" height="720" /></p> <p>SiriusXM is a satellite/internet radio company, which has offered an Android smartphone app <a href="http://www.appbrain.com/app/siriusxm/com.sirius">since 2010</a>. The company has also embraced Android's other form factors - <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.siriusxm.gtvplayer">a Google TV app</a> is still live on the Play Store. An Android TV version is now widely available, with seemingly no announcement from the company.<span id="more-466226"></span></p> <p>The app is already up to version 1.1, and since the changelog says "Added support for more Android TV devices," it may have only been available on select smart TVs.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/24/siriusxm-quietly-arrives-android-tv/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/24/siriusxm-quietly-arrives-android-tv/'>SiriusXM quietly arrives on...

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Face unlock is coming 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>One of the new features on the OnePlus 5T is face unlock, which works in a similar manner to the iPhone X's face unlock (though OP's implementation is less secure). OnePlus 5 owners already received an early Christmas present in the form of <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/24/oneplus-5-ota-oxygen-os-5-0-android-8-0-oreo-started-rolling/">an Android Oreo update</a>, but there is another addition in the works - face unlock support.</p> <p>Carl Pei, Co-founder of OnePlus, tweeted the surprise announcement earlier today:<span id="more-466204"></span></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">Due to popular demand, Face Unlock is coming for the OnePlus 5.</p></blockquote><div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/24/face-unlock-coming-oneplus-5/" class="read-more">Read...

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OnePlus 5 OTA for Oxygen OS 5.0/Android 8.0 Oreo has started rolling out

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_OxygenOS-5.0-first-official-Android-O-OTA-for-the-OnePlus-5_780.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466210" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_OxygenOS-5.0-first-official-Android-O-OTA-for-the-OnePlus-5_780-728x373.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="342" /></a></p> <p>Merry (early) Christmas, OnePlus 5 owners. Oxygen OS 5.0 is now out of beta for the OnePlus 5. Not only do you get to enjoy a holiday taste of Android 8.0 Oreo, but this update also includes the latest security patches for December. The OTA is incrementally rolling out now so it could be a while before you see it, though. <span id="more-466209"></span></p> <p>OnePlus announced the news at around 10AM today (though <a href="https://forums.oneplus.net/threads/oxygenos-5-0-first-official-android-o-ota-for-the-oneplus-5.725349/">the thread</a> on OnePlus' forums has a publication date of Friday the 22nd, the announcement didn't...

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Best Android games of 2017 for your new phone, tablet, or Chromebook

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_dsc01349.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466199" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_dsc01349-728x484.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="444" /></a></p> <p>With Christmas only a day away, I thought it would be nice to compile the best games of the year in one of our gaming roundups so that everyone can find some quality releases to play through on their new phone, tablet, or Chromebook. I have personally hand picked every single one of these games, so there may be some included in the list that you may have never heard of, but rest assured every game is a high-quality release.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/24/best-android-games-2017-new-phone-tablet-chromebook/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/24/best-android-games-2017-new-phone-tablet-chromebook/'>Best Android games of...

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