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OnePlus Launcher update brings AMOLED black shelf and app-label hiding, teardown reveals OnePlus 8 may be coming to Verizon

OnePlus Launcher update brings AMOLED black shelf and app-label hiding, teardown reveals OnePlus 8 may be coming to Verizon

A new version of the OnePlus Launcher has been spotted in the wild, and it includes a few interesting tweaks. In addition to a new AMOLED black Shelf card background, this latest update also allows for hiding icon labels if you're after that super clean look. Lastly, the updated app harbors some secrets that reveal a Verizon OnePlus 8 might be in the works.

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Google app tests a darker shade of gray, shows a few signs of AMOLED black

Google app tests a darker shade of gray, shows a few signs of AMOLED black

This post is dedicated to some of our Android Police readers and the most passionate commenters who have repeatedly argued that dark gray doesn't count as a proper dark mode and that absolute black is the only AMOLED-friendly color that matters. I won't dare discuss this further — I once tried, it was futile. Anyway, just for you, AMOLED lovers, the Google app is now testing a darker shade of gray across the app header, though sadly it still counts as gray and not black. However, if you look closely, you'll notice some full black elements have started popping up in the Google app.

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