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[Update x3: Qualcomm responds] OnePlus left a backdoor in its devices capable of root access

[Update x3: Qualcomm responds] OnePlus left a backdoor in its devices capable of root access

Just a month ago, OnePlus was caught collecting personally identifiable data from phone owners through incredibly detailed analytics. While the company eventually reversed course on the data collection, another discovery has been made in the software of OnePlus phones. One developer found an application intended for factory testing, and through some investigation and reverse-engineering, was able to obtain root access using it.

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OnePlus 3 closed beta group receives 8.0 Oreo update with 3T and 5 builds coming soon, public beta slated for end of September

OnePlus 3 closed beta group receives 8.0 Oreo update with 3T and 5 builds coming soon, public beta slated for end of September

OnePlus has always been praised for having clean, near-stock software, and a big advantage of this is that updates are much easier to push out. Case in point: the OnePlus 3 has already received Android 8.0 Oreo via the closed beta group, with the newer 3T and 5 receiving it soon as well. Plus, OnePlus is hoping for an Oreo public beta by the end of September.

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[Update: Winner] Giveaway: Win a brand new 8GB/128GB OnePlus 5, Space Black Travel Backpack, and a OnePlus 5 Karbon Bumper Case [US only]

[Update: Winner] Giveaway: Win a brand new 8GB/128GB OnePlus 5, Space Black Travel Backpack, and a OnePlus 5 Karbon Bumper Case [US only]

In the market for one of 2017's best flagships? OnePlus and Android Police have teamed up to give one lucky reader a brand-new OnePlus 5. Even better, that reader will also get a OnePlus Travel Backpack in Space Black, and a Karbon Bumper Case for the OnePlus 5. It's a OnePlus-powered giveaway extravaganza.

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LineageOS adds support for OnePlus 5, more LG G6 variants, and other devices

LineageOS adds support for OnePlus 5, more LG G6 variants, and other devices

LineageOS has done an impressive job with adding official support for more and more devices. The last time we took a look at the ROM, it had improved its Jelly browser and merged the August security patch to all its devices. Now even more phones are receiving official builds, including the OnePlus 5.

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OnePlus offers students a 10% discount on the OnePlus 5

OnePlus offers students a 10% discount on the OnePlus 5

The OnePlus 5 is a pretty good phone, despite OnePlus itself having quite a few problems lately. If you've been wanting the company's latest flagship, and you're a student, you can now buy the OnePlus 5 with a 10% student discount.

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OxygenOS 4.5.10 for the OnePlus 5 brings additional camera stability, system improvements, and more

OxygenOS 4.5.10 for the OnePlus 5 brings additional camera stability, system improvements, and more

OnePlus' fourth (or fifth? I'm so confused) flagship phone is getting a new update. OxygenOS 4.5.10 is a bug fix release, but it covers some important areas like the system and camera stability. Not the most exciting, but you can find the changelog below.

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OnePlus' Lake Blood video is cheesy, gory, and amazing

OnePlus' Lake Blood video is cheesy, gory, and amazing

We don't usually go out of our way to cover marketing materials like this, but every once in a while a company does a really great job with promotional videos, and this is one of those times. Lovers of cheesy teen 80s-90's horror movies everywhere, feast your eyes on the OnePlus 5: Lake Blood. 

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OnePlus drops 3 icon packs into the Play Store, but only for the OnePlus 5

OnePlus drops 3 icon packs into the Play Store, but only for the OnePlus 5

There are roughly one zillion icon packs in the Play Store, so do you actually need more? OnePlus thinks that, yes, you do. It has released three icon packs in the Play Store for use with its own OnePlus launcher. While not technically new, they're new to the Play Store.

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OnePlus 5 now available in Soft Gold for a limited time

OnePlus 5 now available in Soft Gold for a limited time

If you're the sort that strives for that extra bit of tasteful ostentation, OnePlus' two original colors might not have made the cut. Gray and black are a bit bland, after all. As of today, those that match their metals (or those who intentionally don't) have another choice when it comes to the OnePlus 5. It can now be purchased in Soft Gold with a white face. 

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The OnePlus 5's new 4K EIS is incredible

The OnePlus 5's new 4K EIS is incredible

If you can remember as far back as yesterday, you might recall that OnePlus rolled out OxygenOS v4.5.8, an update that was mostly identical to but slightly less buggy than the preceding 4.5.7. The headlining feature in both versions was a new EIS (electronic image stabilization) feature for 4K recording, a detail that was considered a significant omission by some reviewers. Fortunately for OnePlus 5 users everywhere, the EIS looks to be pretty fantastic. 

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