Android 8.0 Oreo in beta testing for Xiaomi Mi A1, enables fast charging support

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_mia1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-461937" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_mia1.png" alt="" width="728" height="484" /></a></p> <p>The Xiaomi Mi A1 is undoubtedly <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/13/xiaomi-mi-a1-android-one-review-almost-perfect-budget-phone/">one of the best budget phones you can buy right now</a>, as long as you live somewhere where it is sold. It's Xiaomi's first Android One device, meaning it runs completely stock Android with no modifications. Xiaomi promised that it would receive Oreo by the end of 2017, and while the final update still isn't ready, some owners have been invited to a private beta test.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/25/android-8-0-oreo-beta-testing-xiaomi-mi-a1-enables-fast-charging-support/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/25/android-8-0-oreo-beta-testing-xiaomi-mi-a1-enables-fast-charging-support/'>Android 8.0 Oreo in beta testing for Xiaomi Mi A1, enables...

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‘Smiles of 2017’ video collage rolling out in Google Photos

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Google-Photos-Smile-Hero-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-466294" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_Google-Photos-Smile-Hero-1-728x472.png" alt="" width="668" height="433" /></a></p> <p>The holidays give us a lot of reasons to smile. With Google Photos, you can even make sure that every one of those happy moments is saved and backed up online. And now you can enjoy looking back at all those happy moments over the last year in a new "Smiles of 2017" movie. <span id="more-466290"></span></p> <p>These short video collages have been rolling out in Google Photos over the last week or so.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/25/smiles-2017-video-collage-rolling-google-photos/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/25/smiles-2017-video-collage-rolling-google-photos/'>'Smiles of 2017' video collage rolling out in Google Photos</a> was...

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HQ Trivia is coming to Android, pre-register for it now

<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>Fans of game shows have yet another thing to be happy about this Christmas. Yesterday HQ Trivia announced that it was bringing its live trivia app to Android. Although a date doesn't seem to have been set just yet, you can pre-register to be notified when the app goes live in the <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.intermedia.hq">Play Store</a>. <span id="more-466278"></span></p> <p>In case you aren't in the loop, HQ Trivia is part game show and part trivia app, with sizable cash prizes and rapidly growing popularity.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/25/hq-trivia-coming-android-pre-register-now/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/25/hq-trivia-coming-android-pre-register-now/'>HQ Trivia...

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LineageOS turns one year old

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/nexus2cee_lineage.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-413388" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/nexus2cee_lineage.png" alt="" width="728" height="485" /></a></p> <p>CyanogenMod was the most popular custom ROM for years, with many other major ROMs being based on CM. However, the project came to an abrupt end last year, <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/11/28/cyanogen-inc-will-shutter-seattle-office-by-end-of-year-more-layoffs-happening-kondik-could-be-out/">when Cyanogen Inc shut down</a> (it reorganized into an autonomous tech company <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/13/cyanogen-inc-rebrands-cyngn-autonomous-tech-company/">earlier this year</a>). Most of the CyanogenMod community, which never received much support from Cyanogen Inc in the first place, <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/12/24/how-to-follow-the-new-lineage-os-online/">reorganized under the 'Lineage' name</a>.<span id="more-466277"></span></p> <p>Yesterday (December 24) marks exactly one year since the formation of Lineage.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/25/lineageos-turns-one-year-old/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/25/lineageos-turns-one-year-old/'>LineageOS turns one year...

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