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First OnePlus 5 update brings bug fixes, camera tweaks

OxygenOS 4.5.2 is now rolling out with bug fixes and stability improvements. The OnePlus 5 will be going up for sale starting tomorrow, June 27, but if you were able to get your hands on one during the company’s “early drop” sales event, there’s an update waiting for your handset. The OxygenOS 4.5.2 update comes in at just 36MB, and has fixes for app installation issues, camera tweaks, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and network stability fixes, along with better third-party app compatibility. For a majority of users, the update will be available…

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Android 

Android O brings huge improvements for VR

For Google Daydream, software is as important as the hardware. Mobile VR has come a long way since Google Cardboard. And it’s one area where a lot of different companies have ideas for how it can get even better. We’re nowhere near a “peak VR” situation and expect advances with every generation. Daydream-ready phones need to perform without overheating or killing the battery in 10 minutes. A big part of why things can get better is the hardware. Getting a phone Daydream certified isn’t a mystery. You need to have…

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US 

Tropical Storm Brings Rough Weather, 1 Death to Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather Thursday with Tropical Storm Cindy, blamed for one death in Alabama, expected to keep churning seas and spin off bands of severe weather from east Texas to northwestern Florida.   The storm was headed for landfall early Thursday.   A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by the storm. Baldwin County Sheriff’s Capt. Stephen Arthur said witnesses reported the 10-year-old boy from Missouri was standing outside a condominium in…

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