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  1. DroidModderX

    Amazon Alexa Now Rolling Out To The Mate 9

    When Huawei announced the Mate 9 one of the main selling points was that it would eventually receive an update that would add the Amazon Alexa virtual assistant. That day has come and Mate 9 units are beginning to receive the update OTA. The update is labeled MHA-L29C567B183 and is about 310MB...
  2. DroidModderX

    Receive a Free Gift Box With Your Mate 9 Purchase

    Huawei is making tons of headway in the US with their Honor brand. I have had plenty of friends ask about the Honor 8 which always surprises me. Of course when asked I have to recommend the device as it is one of my favorite midrangers out there. Huawei is now giving away a free "gift box" to...
  3. DroidModderX

    TWRP Available For The OnePlus 3T and Many Other Devices!

    Team Win Recovery Project is now available for a handful of new devices. TWRP is the most popular custom recovery around. It features a full touch interface and allows you to do things like fully backup your phone, and flash custom roms and other custom mods. It is now available for the OnePlus...
  4. DroidModderX

    Big Changes In EMUI 5

    EMUI is the lackluster Android skin featured in Huawei devices. It is often the one factor in Huawei phones that users and reviewers alike are not stoked about. EMUI tends to be very heavy and often causes some slowdowns and lag. EMUI has come a long way in the past few years. My time spent with...
  5. DroidModderX

    Huawei Mate 9 Features Wide Aperture Mode For True Bokeh

    The trend for the past few years on smartphones has been a dual lens setup which allows for the manipulation of depth of field. This can give the resemblance of bokeh which means that the forground is focused while the background is blurred. The software bokeh doesn't exactly get this right. It...
  6. DroidModderX

    Huawei's Mate 9 Has Been Leaked In These Images

    Huawei has been killing it in recent years with their Mate series. Last year the Mate 8 was one of the snappiest phones I was able to try out. Performance matched with flagship features and a high quality build made this device a top contender. The Mate 9 looks to be just as great. Yesterday we...