TWRP now officially available for the Pocophone F1

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/poco-f1-front-1_wm.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-525351" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/poco-f1-front-1_wm-728x546.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="501" /></a></p> <p>The Pocophone's excellent value has made it a prime target for modders, and there are <a href="https://forum.xda-developers.com/poco-f1/development">plenty of custom ROMs already available</a>. <a href="https://forum.xda-developers.com/poco-f1/development/recovery-twrp-3-2-3-decryption-t3853004">Unofficial builds of TWRP</a> have been available for months, but now Team Win has officially started supporting the device.<span id="more-535097"></span></p> <p>TWRP recovery images for the Pocophone can now be downloaded from the project's official website. The recovery can be installed over USB, but if your device is already rooted, you can use the TWRP app from the Play Store (linked below).<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/27/twrp-now-officially-available-for-the-pocophone-f1/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/27/twrp-now-officially-available-for-the-pocophone-f1/'>TWRP...

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Year-in-Review: Everything Apple released across all of 2018

Even though it was an ’S’ year for the iPhone, 2018 was still a very busy year for Apple. Over the year, the company released a slew of new products and accessories, some of which you might have forgotten about by now. Read on as we recap everything – software and hardware included – that Apple released […]

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Sony boosting 3D camera sensor orders as Apple shows increased interest

Sony is organizing a production ramp of 3D camera sensors for next year after seeing increased interest for the technology from major customers including Apple, a report from Bloomberg Quint explains. The Japanese tech firm is allegedly ramping production of both rear and front 3D camera modules, while also working on separate software toolkits for developers to […]

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LG will showcase new high-end Google Assistant soundbars at CES

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/LG-SL9YG-Soundbar-001.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-535090" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/LG-SL9YG-Soundbar-001-728x546.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="501" /></a></p> <p>South Korean tech giant LG has plenty of <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/24/lg-bringing-google-assistant-tvs-markets-around-world/">Google Assitant-equipped</a> and <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/09/27/lg-expands-list-assistant-compatible-appliances-offers-free-google-home-every-new-purchase/">compatible</a> products in its portfolio already, as well as <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/01/04/lgs-new-sj-soundbar-series-brings-chromecast-high-resolution-audio-dolby-atmos/">Chromecast soundbars with Dolby Atmos</a>. At CES 2019 next month, the company will show off a new lineup of soundbars in collaboration with Meridian Audio.</p> <p><span id="more-535068"></span></p> <p>Three new models — catchily named SL10YG, SL9YG, and SL8YG — all feature high-res audio technologies such as Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. Meridian Audio enhancements such as Image Elevation and Upmix add to the immersive, realistic audio offered by these soundbars.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/27/lg-will-showcase-new-high-end-google-assistant-soundbars-at-ces/"...

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[Update: Distribution paused] Lenovo is rolling out Smart Display R5 update with improvements for lights, home tiles, and more

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/12/27 11:35am PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/27/lenovo-is-rolling-out-smart-display-r5-update-with-improvements-for-lights-home-tiles-and-more/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/12/27 11:35am PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">A Lenovo representative announced on the company's forums that the rollout has temporarily stopped: Apologies for not replying sooner but I have been away on Christmas Holiday. I have received information</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Lenovo-Smart-Display-Breakfast.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-506530" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Lenovo-Smart-Display-Breakfast-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>The Lenovo Smart Display was our first taste of Assistant's screen-first experience, but the Home Hub came out more recently with new features. The other smart displays aren't dead, though. Lenovo is rolling out the "R5"...

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The Best Games of 2018: The Messenger

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/12/27/best-games-2018-the-messenger/">The Best Games of 2018: The Messenger</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Instagram accidentally rolls out horizontal scrolling interface

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/instagram-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-511456" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/instagram-hero-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Instagram is on a mission — a mission to make its mobile app harder to use. Between <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/02/instagram-adds-youre-caught-indicator-algorithmic-timelines-suck/">forcing an algorithmic timeline</a> and bloating the app with <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/17/instagram-expands-shopping-features-stories-explore/">more</a> and <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/06/27/instagram-video-calling-redesigned-explore-tab-available-now/">more</a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/04/instagram-rolls-native-payments-app/">unrelated</a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/19/instagram-adds-online-status-indicator-chat/">features</a>, it has turned from a simple photo-sharing app to Facebook's way of capturing the post-Facebook generation. Users of the service caught a glimpse of an in-development UI, after Instagram accidentally rolled it out to everyone.<span id="more-535076"></span></p> <p>[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hm1ifo_QpJ4?feature=oembed&w=668&h=501]</p> <p>Instead of a timeline that scrolls vertically, the new interface has posts on a horizontal scroll.<div class="clear"></div>...

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