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No wood for OnePlus One as bamboo SwapStyle cover now canceled

OnePlus announced that the company has cancelled production of the bamboo StyleSwap cover for the OnePlus One phone. Originally created to give more flexibility and allow for customization of the affordable handset, similar to what Motorola Mobility offers for the Moto X, the cover proved too challenging to manufacture for OnePlus and the company has canceled its plans to mass produce the bamboo back shell.

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How to speed up the OnePlus One charging time


The battery on the OnePlus One is undeniably good, no, fantastic, but a little tweak to the device could decrease the amount of time it takes for the device to charge, keeping the device in your pocket for that bit longer.

The method involves flashing a kernel so the standard we do not accept any responsibility for bricked or exploded devices applies here. The problem  [Read More…]

Battle of the Phablets: iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 4 vs OnePlus One


Perhaps bigger is better? Apple have finally jumped on the band wagon and released a 5.5-inch iPhone 6 called the ‘Plus’, but how does it stack up against the Phablets already on the Android market?

We’ve taken the latest and greatest 5.5-inch+ Phablet devices on the market to see how they stack up against each other. Check out the chart below where we compare the  [Read More…]

AndroidGuys are giving away a OnePlus One 64GB Invite


Our readers are everything, and you guys and girls are what keep us running so to say thanks to our dedicated readers, we’re giving away an invite for a 64GB OnePlus One.

The OnePlus One is the latest flagship killer, offering top end specs at a low price point. You are currently only able to get hold of a device if you have an invite,  [Read More…]

This is how it is done OnePlus: Motorola Yo Giveaway take 2!


After a blundered giveaway, Motorola owned up to the responsibility and decided to take a second swing at the giveaway.

We’re sorry for the confusion. The language some of you saw in our Yo giveaway wasn’t clear. So to make it right, we’re giving away another 20 Moto 360s to the first 20 who submit the form. If you’ve already Yo’d us, you’re on our  [Read More…]

OnePlus launch another invite giveaway


Because their last contest worked so well, OnePlus have launched another competition to get your hands on an invite for the OnePlus One. This one still involves uploading pictures, but is a little less personal and only involves uploading your summer pics for a chance of winning one of 10,000 invites. To enter, just upload… Read more »

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OnePlus One gets a battery drain bugfix

If you’ve got a OnePlus One, be on the lookout for a quick new software update. Officially it “provides critical security updates.” Only slightly less officially is that a nagging battery drain should now be nipped in the bud. Version XNPH3RR is rolling out right about … now.

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Contest winners: a OnePlus One and Lloyd hats!

Whether you were looking for a non-spammy and non-sexist contest to enter to win a brand new OnePlus One, or you needed a new Lloyd hat to cover your head, Android Central was the place to be last week. We had contests, and now we have winners! Let’s find out who they are.

OnePlus apparently thinks ladies are dying to get naked for a phone

“Ladies, no nudity please.”

That’s the admonition in its “Ladies First” OnePlus One invite contest, this time targeted for “ladies (and only ladies, sorry guys, ladies first).”

All the ladies have to do is take a picture of themselves with the OnePlus logo visible, post it to the OnePlus forum, and give OnePlus the rights to use that picture however it wants. (That’s pretty standard legal stuff, but still.)

Oh, and try not to get naked.  [Read More…]

OnePlus One Android 4.4.4 KitKat update begins its rollout

Owners of the OnePlus One smartphone should check their devices this week as the company has begun to roll out an over-the-air update that will bring the OS up to Android 4.4.4. KitKat, along with some other new features.