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OnePlus 3T on OxygenOS beta was sending clipboard data to Alibaba servers

Thankfully, this ‘feature’ will be removed soon.

There’s no such thing as a perfect company, and that’s something OnePlus learned firsthand throughout 2017. During just the last few months of the year, it was discovered that certain OnePlus phones had a root backdoor and that the company was collecting an exorbitant amount of user data without giving customers a clear way to opt out of it.

In the latest entry of this saga, a user on the  [Read More…]

BLU’s cheap phones found to be secretly sending sensitive user info to China

When looking to acquire a budget smartphone, most of us probably look towards Chinese manufacturers. But there are some US-based companies that also offer handsets at a bargain. Like BLU. The handset maker is relatively well known for its affordable products which rarely exceed $ 200. The phones seem like a good deal for those don’t

HTC is sending out invitations for a closed Sense Home 8 beta on non-HTC phones

HTC has been decoupling its apps for some time, and the vendor is now sending out invitations for beta testers to try out Sense 8 Home — the launcher on the HTC 10 — on non-HTC phones. The requirements for the closed beta include a non-HTC Android phone that’s running Android 4.4 KitKat and above.

Here’s one such email forwarded to us by a reader:

With Freestyle layouts and a Material Design look and feel, HTC’s  [Read More…]

Sending HTC your best selfie could help you win an HTC 10

HTC is looking for the best selfies around and if they pick yours, you might just win an HTC 10. The company is asking U.S. residents to send in their best selfies for use in an upcoming video, and will be sending an HTC 10 to a lucky participant.

From HTC on Twitter:

We’re making another “Selfie” video starring #TeamHTC. Send yours for a chance at a #HTC10: https://t.co/jmOCEUKBo7https://t.co/g7AeQxz8k5

— HTC USA (@HTCUSA)  [Read More…]

HTC is sending out a free USB-C cable to HTC 10 buyers

HTC has been sending people who bought the HTC 10 smartphone directly from the company a small but nice gift: an extra USB-C cable, along with its UH OH product protection plan at no extra cost.

Android Central forum members have been reporting they have been receiving the USB-C gift since May 28. The UH OH protection plan will give those HTC 10 owners a free replacement for their phone, if needed, for the next `12  [Read More…]

Samsung now sending approvals for free Gear VR with Galaxy S7 promo

Samsung has now started sending out approval emails to customers who took advantage of the manufacturer’s promotion offering a free Gear VR (or Gear S2 for Verizon customers) with the purchase of a Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge. And while it’s been a bit of a wait for some already, the email indicates shipping times may be pushed back as far as this summer due to demand. From the email:

Congratulations! Your submission has been approved.  [Read More…]

Google sending invites for September 29 event, new Nexus phones incoming

After months of rumors and speculation, we finally know the date on which we’ll get to see Google’s new Nexus smartphones. Google is sending invitations for an event that’s taking place at 9:00 am PT on September 29. Google says that it’ll show “some new treats” at the event and then let attendees spend some hands-on time with ‘em after the presentation.


It’s widely expected that Google will shown the LG  [Read More…]

Motorola sending out invites for Moto 360 reveal event

The Moto 360 is one of the best smartwatches on the market. It may not have an ultra premium version but it does almost everything any other smartwatch currently on the market can do. Well, hot on the heels of having the Moto 360 Sport leaked, Motorola are sending out invitations to officially release the second generation Moto 360.


The event will be held on September 8th, 2015 in Shanghai. Lenovo,  [Read More…]

Motorola’s sending us a magical mystery box on Feb. 25

Yep, Motorola has given us warning that we can expect some sort of “exciting announcement” next week, and that “everything you’ll need fits inside one box.” We have absolutely no idea what to expect come Feb. 25.

Yes, it could be a new watch, though there’s absolutely no evidence to support that just yet. Yes, the timing is just before Mobile World Congress. But that also might or might not mean anything. Sure, a new phone or tablet is  [Read More…]