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WhatsApp Beta for Android Now Allows Users to Switch from Voice to Video Call

At one time, WhatsApp was strictly an instant messenger. But the app’s become a powerful communications platform, with over 1 billion people using it every day. It supports voice and video, and starting this week, WhatsApp’s enabling a new feature in the latest Android beta version that lets users switch between voice and video during an […]

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OxygenOS Open Oreo Beta Now Available for the OnePlus 5T

An open Oreo beta for OxygenOS was released Friday for the OnePlus 5T, bringing picture-in-picture (PiP) functionality, Smart Text Selection, system-wide autofill, and the December Android security patch to OnePlus’s flagship smartphone. Though the open beta has been available for a while now for the OnePlus 5, those who got its newer, 18:9 display-touting sibling […]

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OxygenOS Open Beta, Based on Android Oreo, Headed to the OnePlus 5T

OnePlus, which recently released the OnePlus 5T, has received a lot of flak for missing self-imposed deadlines on major updates to OxygenOS, its custom Android skin. While it managed to keep its promise to push out an Android 7.0 Nougat update for the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T before the end of 2016, it’s […]

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GeckoLinux Beta Does openSuse Better

The latest developmental beta release of GeckoLinux brings this custom spinoff distro of openSuse to new levels of performance and convenience. When I first looked at GeckoLinux in late 2015, I was impressed with the developer’s efforts to smooth over what I did not like about using the Suse infrastructure. GeckoLinux impressed me then. It […]

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