How to add aptX to your OnePlus, Xiaomi, Pixel or Nexus smartphone

Out of the box, the OnePlus 3 and many other Android smartphones don’t support the aptX codecs for streaming high-quality audio over Bluetooth. That’s because phone makers need to pay a license fee to use the technology, and for most it’s not worth the investment.

However, most phones with a Qualcomm chipset already have the hardware support they need; they just require some proprietary drivers to activate their latent aptX support. Those drivers have now been produced, and made into an easy-to-install file. Here’s how to get started.

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OnePlus 3 reviews roundup

OnePlus has made their mark on the back of low-cost, high-performance phones and the OnePlus 3 seems to continue that trend. Even better, it’s the first OnePlus phone to be available for general sale, with the Chinese company ditching the irksome invite system they’ve used in the past. How does it compare to other phones on the market? Let’s ask the experts.

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OnePlus 3 revealed: photos, specs, release date

The OnePlus 3 is coming soon! We posted last week about the appearance of an official render of the device, which was theorised at the time to be a decoy (given that it was provided by an official OnePlus representative). Now, it seems that it was just a marketing measure, as the phone pictured in the render closely matches reports by Chinese government agency TENAA, shown above. Here’s what we know so far – including the phone’s specs, features and release date.

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