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Huawei Nova 3i is the first phone with the Kirin 710

Last week, we exclusively reported full specifications and press renders of the Huawei Nova 3. The Huawei Nova series is Huawei's mid-range smartphone series, and the Nova 3 series slots up below the Huawei Mate 10 series as well as the Huawei P20 and the Huawei P20 Pro. The Huawei Nova 3 went up for...

Samsung Galaxy Watch will run Tizen 4.0, launch alongside Galaxy Note 9

When Google dove head first into the smartwatch market there were many who became incredibly enthusiastic at the future possibilities. We had companies like LG, Motorola, Huawei, Samsung, and others, eager to release their first Android Wear smartwatch. Over time, progress in the market seemed to have plateaued and this resulted in many companies backing...

OnePlus 6 gets Android P Developer Preview 4 (Beta 3)

The OnePlus 6 is widely hailed as a developer-friendly device thanks to an active third-party developer community and the accompanying ease of modding. And thanks to Google's Project Treble and Google's close collaboration with Qualcomm, the OnePlus 6 is also among the few non-Pixel devices that will receive the latest Android P Developer Preview 4...

Google fined $5 billion by the EU for antitrust violations

In the ongoing feud between Google and the EU, the EU has fined Google $5 billion for antitrust violations. This marks the second time the company has come under fire from the EU in recent months. We knew it was coming because of an earlier report, but the fine has now been confirmed. The EU...

Nokia X5 launched in China with a notched display

HMD Global keeps releasing more and more new phones as the time goes. This year we saw their 5 new phones on MWC. Then, in May, we saw three more. Nokia phones are available at basically all price ranges and categories. They also update their phones very frequently. Now, we have a yet another device...

Spotify lets you delete only cache and not downloads to help save space

Spotify is one of the most popular music players on the planet, and day by day it's updated with new features and improvements. Only recently did it get controls for playlists on mobile, though, alongside a brand new Bluetooth streaming UI. Now there's even better news as you will be able to clear the downloaded...

Nokia 7 Plus gets Android P Developer Preview 4 (Beta 3) with App Actions & Slices support

With the death of the Nexus program, developers also lost out on a valuable resource for testing their apps on the latest version of Android as well as on Beta/Developer releases of the OS. While they could pick up a Pixel device instead, the high cost was a prohibiting factor for many indie developers. A...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro receives official LineageOS 15.1

It's no secret that Xiaomi devices are some of the most popular on our forums. For pretty much every (Qualcomm Snapdragon) Xiaomi device released, there's always an abundance of custom ROMs that come out for it. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is no different and has now received an official build of LineageOS 15.1....

Chromecast’s wallpaper rotating feature adds a low-bandwidth mode

A Chromecast has many uses and they are connected to thousands of TVs across the world as their sole source of video output. When not in use, they display a carousel of wallpapers in the background. The date and time are superimposed over the backdrop, and it goes away when you start casting. This feature is...

Samsung Good Lock addon brings swipe gestures to the Galaxy S9/Note 8/S8

Just a month ago, Samsung released Good Lock for Android Oreo. Since then they have updated the apps that comprise Good Lock 2018 for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ with new features. The "One Hand Operation +" addon was updated a few days ago with new edge gesture features to help make life easier...

Chromebooks to support continued reading from Chrome tabs opened on Android

Back in the early days of Google Chrome for Android, you used to need the Chrome to Mobile extension and the Chrome to Phone app to sync your PC and your Android device. The extension and app let you beam web pages, notes, and directions from your PC to your phone or tablet. Both of...

[Update: Maybe Not] WPS disappeared in Android P and may never come back

With Android P on the horizon, we're all excited to see what the final release brings us. We can expect to see performance improvements and new features like gesture navigation and a new UI. However, we can also expect a myriad of security enhancements, some of which may infuriate users at first. As first reported...