Weekend poll: What operating system does your phone use?

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_This-is-a-travesty.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-483687" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_This-is-a-travesty-728x554.png" alt="" width="668" height="508" /></a></p> <p>There's a wide selection of mobile hardware these days, but the differences between flagships are getting fewer with every year. IP-68+ ratings and high-dpi OLED displays are commonplace now. The only real way manufacturers can differentiate is via the software experience, and everyone has an option when it comes to that, including those of us here at Android Police.</p> <p>So, what operating system does your phone use?<span id="more-483672"></span></p> <p>We're pretty varied, but most of us at Android Police probably use a mix of Meego and Windows NT 3.51.<div class="clear"></div>...

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LG G7 CAD renders leak, revealing display notch and headphone jack

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_g7-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-483675" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_g7-1-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>The rumor mill for LG's upcoming G7 has had an interesting ride, with <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/03/lg-rebranding-g-series-phones-wont-calling-next-flagship-lg-g7/">reported name changes</a>, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/15/lg-reportedly-scrapped-development-g7-working-new-design/">scrapping of an existing design</a>, and so on. Most recently, we saw <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/02/28/lg-g7-neo-caught-video-mwc-sporting-snapdragon-845-19-59-oled-display-notch/">a video leak of the "G7 (Neo),"</a> which was later <a href="https://twitter.com/evleaks/status/976724402418212864">said by Evan Blass</a> to simply be the standard G7. These latest CAD renderings, courtesy of OnLeaks, confirm what we'd previously seen.</p> <p><span id="more-483669"></span></p> <p>[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDsQXjMq4P4?feature=oembed&w=668&h=376]</p> <p>OnLeaks collaborated with <em>Mr. Phone</em> to unveil this set of renderings, as well as a 360-degree video.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/01/lg-g7-cad-renders-leak-revealing-display-notch-headphone-jack/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/01/lg-g7-cad-renders-leak-revealing-display-notch-headphone-jack/'>LG G7 CAD...

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A comprehensive list of Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 and 3.0-compatible mobile devices [Update]

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/nexus2cee_QC-3.0.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-361178" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/nexus2cee_QC-3.0-728x408.png" alt="QC 3.0" width="668" height="374" /></a>Back in September, Qualcomm announced that devices armed with their new generation of processors – flag-shipped by the Snapdragon 820 – would be capable of even faster and more efficient charging speeds with Quick Charge 3.0. After the announcement, Rita wrote a <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2015/09/15/qualcomm-introduces-quick-charge-3-0-27-faster-and-38-more-power-efficient-than-quick-charge-2-0/">great summary</a> of the advantages of QC 3.0 over QC 2.0 that you can read if you want specific details about the upgraded charging standard.</p> <p>Fast forward seven months and the first QC 3.0 Android devices are finally starting to trickle out to consumers.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/01/a-comprehensive-list-of-qualcomm-quick-charge-3-0-compatible-devices/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/01/a-comprehensive-list-of-qualcomm-quick-charge-3-0-compatible-devices/'>A...

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AT&T Galaxy S8 Active now receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/nexus2cee_DSC07777.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-442610" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/nexus2cee_DSC07777-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>All four major US carriers have now rolled Android 8.0 Oreo out to the Galaxy S8 and S8+, but we hadn't heard much about the often-forgotten third sibling, the Galaxy S8 Active. That changes now, as AT&T has become the first carrier to roll Oreo out to the rugged S8.</p> <p><span id="more-483664"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20180401-014537_Settings.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-483665" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20180401-014537_Settings-329x676.jpg" alt="" width="329" height="676" /></a></p> <p>Software-wise, the S8 Active's 1.2GB update should be bringing the same changes as its glass-backed brethren. That means regular Oreo stuff like picture-in-picture, autofill, and notification...

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[Deal Alert] Ultimate Ears BLAST with POWER UP dock down to $179.99 ($90 off), MEGABLAST with dock down to $278.98 ($61 off) on Amazon

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_Screen-Shot-2018-04-01-at-3.37.06-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-483658" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_Screen-Shot-2018-04-01-at-3.37.06-PM-728x359.png" alt="" width="668" height="329" /></a></p> <p>We published <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/01/ultimate-ears-blast-megablast-review-great-sound-comes-price/">our review on Ultimate Ears' BLAST and MEGABLAST</a> exactly one month ago today. They're good speakers overall, but they're not without their caveats. One of the most major issues we found is the price; $229.99 for the BLAST and $299.99 for the MEGABLAST, plus another $39.99 for the definitely-needed POWER UP dock, is a lot of dough for an imperfect product in this category. Today, however, Amazon has brought the <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Ultimate-Ears-Portable-Bluetooth-hands-free/dp/B076J2BC68?tag=androidpolice-20">BLAST and POWER UP bundle's price down to a much more palatable $179.99</a>.<div class="clear"></div> <a...

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CloudFlare launches 1.1.1.1 public DNS service, claims it’s faster than Google DNS and OpenDNS

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_cloudflare-dns.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-483656" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_cloudflare-dns.png" alt="" width="728" height="400" /></a></p> <p>Domain Name Servers, or DNS for short, are directories of domain names and what IP addresses they are linked to. When you type in a website, like androidpolice.com or google.com, your DNS looks up the IP address tied to that domain so the page can be loaded. Most people just use the DNS service provided by their ISP, but alternatives like <a href="https://developers.google.com/speed/public-dns/">Google Public DNS</a> and <a href="https://www.opendns.com/home-internet-security/">OpenDNS</a> have become popular in recent years.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/01/cloudflare-launches-public-dns-service-claiming-faster-google-dns-opendns/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/01/cloudflare-launches-public-dns-service-claiming-faster-google-dns-opendns/'>CloudFlare launches 1.1.1.1 public DNS service, claims it's faster than...

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Exclusive: Nokia is working on a remake of the Nokia 2010

Since its return two years ago, Nokia has introduced a revamp of an old device as part of its Classics line each year. First, we saw the iconic Nokia 3310. This year, we saw the Banana phone return. Today we can exclusively reveal Nokia’s its next Classics phone is likely to be the Nokia 2010. Announced […]

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Google Maps testing slightly-rounded navigation UI

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_google-maps-round-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-483610" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_google-maps-round-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="410" /></a></p> <p>The design language in Google's apps is constantly evolving, and lately the company has started to introduce more rounded elements in popular apps, like <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/17/chrome-beta-66-includes-experimental-modern-design-ui-updates-media-player-apk-download/">Chrome for Android</a> and <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/03/googles-rounded-mobile-search-redesign-now-rolling-everyone/">mobile web search</a>. The next app to be round-ified might be Maps, as some users are seeing a slightly-tweaked interface during navigation.<span id="more-483600"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20180401-120244.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-483616" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20180401-120244-329x585.png" alt="" width="329" height="585" /></a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_gplus2231669637739992341.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-483615" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_gplus2231669637739992341-329x585.png" alt="" width="329" height="585" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center"><em><strong>Left:</strong> Current UI; <strong>Right:</strong> New rounded UI</em></p> <p>The new look adds circles...

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Moto G6 and G6 Play pegged for mid-May US availability, FCC details reveal specs for Z3 Play

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_frys-moto-g6-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-483558" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_frys-moto-g6-hero-728x420.png" alt="" width="668" height="385" /></a></p> <p>If you're champing at the bit to know when the Moto G6 and G6 Play will be available, it's looking like mid-May is a good bet — at least in the US. Someone at American retailer Fry's Electronics appeared to pull the trigger a little early by posting the G6 and G6 Play (no G6 Plus) on its website for pre-orders. Those pages have since been pulled down, but we saved them for posterity.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/01/moto-g6-g6-play-pegged-mid-may-us-availability-fcc-details-reveal-specs-z3-play/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/01/moto-g6-g6-play-pegged-mid-may-us-availability-fcc-details-reveal-specs-z3-play/'>Moto G6 and G6 Play pegged for mid-May...

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YouTube notifications now include video thumbnails for some

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_youtube-notification-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-483586" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_youtube-notification-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="410" /></a></p> <p>If you have notifications enabled for a certain YouTube channel, you may have noticed the notifications don't provide much info. In fact, they only display the title of the video and what channel it came from. This appears to finally be changing, as some users are seeing notifications with the video thumbnail.<span id="more-483585"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20180329-215540.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-483595" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_Screenshot_20180329-215540-329x585.png" alt="" width="329" height="585" /></a></p> <p>The first notification in the above screenshot has the new style, with the video thumbnail prominently featured on the right.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/01/youtube-notifications-now-include-video-thumbnails/" class="read-more">Read...

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[Deal Alert] Huawei Mate 10 Pro down to $649.99 at various retailers ($150 off)

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_20180401-Deal-Mate-10-Pro.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-483590" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_20180401-Deal-Mate-10-Pro-728x238.png" alt="" width="668" height="218" /></a></p> <p>Shortly after coming to the U.S., the Huawei Mate 10 Pro is already seeing a nice discount. You can pick up this phone for $649.99, $150 off MSRP, from Amazon, B&H, Best Buy, and Newegg. Honestly, this is a great deal.<span id="more-483587"></span></p> <p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/14/huawei-mate-10-pro-review-beauty-brains-questionable-bargain/">Both Ryan</a> and <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/20/huawei-mate-10-pro-second-review/">I reviewed</a> the Mate 10 Pro, so be sure to check out our thoughts on it. Basically, we both came away with the consensus that this is a very good phone.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/01/deal-alert-huawei-mate-10-pro-649-99-various-retailers-150-off/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/01/deal-alert-huawei-mate-10-pro-649-99-various-retailers-150-off/'>[Deal Alert] Huawei Mate 10 Pro down...

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Telegram X March Update adds multi-account support, image preview in notifications, and much more [APK Download]

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_0bd53c2d2ff1ff1abf425.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-483551" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_0bd53c2d2ff1ff1abf425-728x355.png" alt="" width="668" height="326" /></a></p> <p>Telegram X, the sort-of beta/feature testing alternative to the main app, received its March Update, adding a slew of new features. Things like multi-account support, image preview in notifications, and so on make their appearance in this latest version. There's a lot to get through, so get ready for a long 'un.<span id="more-483550"></span></p> <p>As always, here's the changelog:</p> <div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-note"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-note"></i></div> <ul><li>Multiple Accounts: quickly switch or preview accounts in the side menu</li> <li>In-app Map View</li> <li>Live Locations</li> <li>Emoji Tones: hold emoji to change the skin tone, swipe up to apply this tone...

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Huawei P20 Pro international giveaway!

Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway, the place where we giveaway a new Android phone each and every Sunday. A big congratulations to last week’s winner of the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus international giveaway: Guilherme D. (Brazil) This week we are giving away a brand new Huawei P20 Pro, courtesy of the Android Authority App! If […]

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15 best Android fitness apps and workout apps

There isn’t much you can do for your body that is better than getting in shape, staying in shape, and working out. It lowers all of the bad things (cholesterol, blood pressure, etc) and heightens all of the good things (muscles, stamina, etc). Owning an Android device won’t do these things for you but there […]

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