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    [MTK][Root] TCL 20 XE 5087Z Root and Unlock Bootloader Guide

    WARNING: If you fail/misunderstand a step, you may accidentally brick your device. This method involves messing with the actual partitions of the device in order to root. All user data (files, music, apps, games, users, call logs, messages, etc.) will be wiped, so make sure your device is backed...
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    TCL is reviving the Palm brand with an Android phone

    Back in 2015, Chinese manufacturer TCL acquired the rights to Palm from HP, vowing the revive the brand with a slate of new phones. According to a new report from Android Police, the first such Palm-branded device will be released in the latter half of 2018. The phone will be powered by Android...
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    TCL previews ‘re-imagined’ budget-friendly Alcatel smartphone portfolio at CES 2018

    TCL has delivered a short video preview of Alcatel 5, 3v and 1x models on display at CES 2018 in Las Vegas this week.These are entry-level and mid-range phones with Fullview displays.
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    BlackBerry commits to "at least" two new phones in 2018

    BlackBerry has mentioned that they want to offer at least 2 new smartphones in 2018. Of course, no details can be had at this time.
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    The BlackBerry KEYone is getting a bronze color option

    BlackBerry Mobile is prepping one more new color variant — the KEYone Bronze Edition — before it gets back to work developing all-new devices to launch later this year. Aside from a new color, this variant also features dual SIM.
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    TCL posts big declines in shipments year-to-date

    TCL is reporting its sixth consecutive quarter of losses in smartphone shipment numbers. Year-to-date, shipments are down 35 percent year-over-year to 32.9 million moves. It has also posted $129 million in losses for the first half of the year.
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    BlackBerry KeyOne Black Edition not slated for the US

    The new KEYone Black Edition comes in all-black chassis and has more DRAM and storage space than the original KEYone model introduced at MWC earlier this year. The product will be available in multiple countries, but the U.S. is currently not listed among them.
  8. Android News

    Palm getting resurrected by TCL in 2018

    TCL acquired the rights to the Palm brand in 2011 from HP and now the manufacturer will be bringing Palm-branded smartphones back in 2018.
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    Water-resistant BlackBerry will not feature physical keyboard

    TCL has revealed it will produce a water resistant BlackBerry branded device that won't feature a physical keyboard.
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    T-Mobile REVVL officially confirmed to launch August 10

    The TCL-made T-Mobile REVVL shows its real-world face and back today before going on sale tomorrow, August 10th. It will be even more affordable than predicted at $125.
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    Alcatel Idol 5 shows up at FCC

    The Alcatel Idol 5 has shown up at the FCC, as filed by TCL. The device will sport a metal body, a fingerprint sensor, a 2,710mAh battery and a mid-range MediaTek chipset. The post TCL files visual tour of Alcatel Idol 5 with FCC appeared first on Pocketnow.
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    New BlackBerry KEYone shipments feature more screen adhesive

    After being shown to separate easily and pop out of position, TCL has confirmed that new BlackBerry KEYone units have been shipped which feature more adhesive for the displays.
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    The BlackBerry BBD 100-1 could be the successor to the DTEK50

    A new BlackBerry device has been discovered with the model number of BBD 100-1. There is speculation that this device could be the successor to the BlackBerry DTEK50.
  14. Android News

    The next Vertu smartphone will be powered by TCL's technology

    Vertu has announced a new partnership with TCL Communication which will bring TCL's technology to the next 30,000 smartphones.
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    T-Mobile to introduce own-branded affordable phone

    T-Mobile is said to be working on the REVVL T1, their own-branded carrier smartphone with a 5.5-inch 1080p display and 3,000mAh battery. It's said to be originally developed by TCL, the same company behind BlackBerry.
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    Turing is partnering with a company that actually sells phones

    Turing has announced a partnership with TCL to manufacture the next Turing Phone, the Android-powered Appassionato. Turing's first phone never got off the ground despite thousands of early reservations.
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    This could be our first look at an unreleased BlackBerry device

    We recently learned that TCL was looking to release two more BlackBerry smartphones this year and this might be our first look at one. Codenamed the Merah Putih, it looks to have a metallic finish on the back and a 2.5D display.
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    TCL is planning to release at least 2 more BlackBerry smartphones

    TCL's CEO confirmed that the company may release up to 3 BlackBerry smartphones in 2017,
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    China makers ship over 181 million smartphones in 4Q 2016

    Chinese smartphone manufacturers shipped a total of 181.8 million devices in the fourth quarter of 2016. That's an increase of 12.8% year-over-year. Top manufacturers include Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, ZTE, and TCL.
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    Hands-on with the TCL Moveband BT says the wearable offers an entry level experience

    PocketNow went hands-on with the TCL Moveband BT fitness tracker and states the wearable offers an elegant package while being able to include up to 30-day battery life.
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    TCL's BlackBerry efforts are all about planting seeds for the future

    TCL recently spoke about the BlackBerry Mercury and how they plan to nurture the BlackBerry brand back to relevance going forward. The BlackBerry Mercury, DTEK50, and DTEK60 are all great starts, but they say that 2017 will be focused on restoring carrier relationships and convincing the world...
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    Blackberry DTEK70 Android smartphone shown off in another 4-second teaser

    We're still not sure what Blackberry's new Android smartphone will offer, but a second 4-second teaser video has been shared by a TCL executive which gives us another look at the phone's design.
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    The Flash Plus 2 is the latest phone discovered to have Adups spyware on their phone

    Someone with the Flash Plus 2 has learned their phone is connecting to a Chinese server. Upon further inspection, it seems like this phone is the latest to have the Adups spyware software installed on it.
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    TCL promises that the BlackBerry "brand legacy will live on"

    TCL has announced that the company will be unveiling a new lineup of BlackBerry-branded smartphones at CES 2017.
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    BlackBerry officially signs long-term licensing agreement with TCL

    BlackBerry's arrangements with TCL, where the hardware manufacturer would license the BlackBerry name and designs, were largely unknown, but the companies today officially signed the binding agreement that will start this long-term partnership. Previously, BlackBerry implied that other companies...