Tag: OnePlus

Open Beta update for OnePlus 6T, OnePlus 6 brings first security patch of 2019, more tweaks

OnePlus has delivered several updates for its 2018 flagships, but the company isn’t slowing down in 2019. The Chinese brand has just announced the availability of new Open Beta updates for the two devices. The Open Beta 3 for the OnePlus 6T and the Open Beta 11 for the OnePlus 6 share several additions. The […]

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DontKillMyApp.com shames OEMs that needlessly kill useful background processes to save battery life

The days when third-party battery-saving apps were necessary to hit a satisfactory number of hours off a single charge are long behind the vast majority of Android users, thanks to improvements like Doze and Adaptive Battery. But in some cases, this measure of progress has become something of a Pyrrhic victory, with useful background processes […]

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Plausible OnePlus 7 leak shows all-screen, notch-free, sliding design

What we’ve determined is a plausible OnePlus 7 leak has just popped up over on Slashleaks. The image compares an unknown device, presumed to be the Oneplus 7, to the current OnePlus 6T. Both appear to be in cases to disguise their identities (not an uncommon practice during testing), but a few key details are visible. […]

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Oppo joins Wireless Power Consortium, future OnePlus and Oppo phones may support Qi charging

The Wireless Power Consortium is a group of companies with the goal of developing and promoting the Qi wireless charging standard. Some of the members include Apple, Samsung, Huawei, ZTE, Panasonic, and Sony. Oppo has now joined the organization, possibly indicating that future Oppo and OnePlus phones will have Qi wireless charging. Oppo is now […]

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You can now rebrand your T-Mobile OnePlus 6T without unlocking the bootloader

One the best phones of last year, the OnePlus 6T marked a new chapter for the Chinese company. Part of the progress involved a deal with T-Mobile, which came with its pros and cons. Since it’s a different SKU from the international dual-SIM variant (such as you’d buy straight from OnePlus), the Tmo version is […]

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[Update x2: T-Mobile statement] Latest T-Mobile OnePlus 6T update breaks Google Play certification for some

The newest OnePlus 6T update pushed out by T-Mobile appeared to be pretty bland, with only support for an “additional domestic roaming partner” in the changelog. However, according to a number of disgruntled users on Reddit, the update is breaking Google Play certification on the device. Understandably, owners are not pleased, since this stops services such […]

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The T-Mobile OnePlus 6T’s latest update removes Play Protect certification

Those that own the T-Mobile variant of the OnePlus 6T might want to avoid the latest update. According to a tip we received from Mark Buckman, the update is breaking Google Play Protect certification. Mark isn’t the only person that encountered this issue — folks turned to Reddit, XDA Developers, and OnePlus’ forums to complain […]

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[Update: Here’s the fix] Latest T-Mobile OnePlus 6T update breaks Google Play certification for some

The newest OnePlus 6T update pushed out by T-Mobile appeared to be pretty bland, with only support for an “additional domestic roaming partner” in the changelog. However, according to a number of disgruntled users on Reddit, the update is breaking Google Play certification on the device. Understandably, owners are not pleased, since this stops services such […]

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Latest T-Mobile OnePlus 6T update is breaking Google Play certification for some

The newest OnePlus 6T update (A6013_34_181029) pushed out by T-Mobile appeared to be pretty bland, with only support for an “additional domestic roaming partner” in the changelog. However, according to a number of disgruntled users on Reddit, the update is breaking Google Play Protect certification on the device. Understandably, owners are not pleased, since this stops […]

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Report: For phones over $800, Apple owns 79% of the global market

A new Counterpoint Research report details the premium smartphone segment for the third quarter of 2018. The report shows that Apple dominates nearly 80 percent of the ultra-premium segment and owns 47 percent of the total global segment. Samsung and Huawei are the secondary players, with OnePlus making major gains. The newest report from Counterpoint […]

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OnePlus 6 update improves Wi-Fi and Nightscape mode, OnePlus 5/5T gets update too

OnePlus has started rolling out the OxygenOS 9.0.3 update for the OnePlus 6, and 9.0.1 for the OnePlus 5 and 5T. The company announced the updates in its forums yesterday (via GSMArena). The OnePlus 6’s update introduces the most interesting upgrades: it offers better Wi-Fi and Bluetooth stability, improved Nightscape performance, and better image processing […]

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What phone are you most looking forward to in 2019? (Poll of the Week)

Last week’s poll summary: Last week, we asked you to vote for the biggest blunder that took place in 2018. Out of almost 2,000 total votes, about 30 percent of voters said Facebook’s tone-deaf response to everyone’s privacy concerns was the biggest blunder of the year. Red’s underwhelming Hydrogen One came in at a close […]

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