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HiSilicon Kirin 980 is built with a 7nm process, has 4 x Cortex-A76 and 4 x Cortex-A55 CPUs, the Mali-G76 GPU, and dual NPUs

Although they're present at this year's IFA in Berlin, Chinese technology giant Huawei doesn't have a new flagship smartphone to announce. Instead, they're announcing the HiSilicon Kirin 980 system-on-chip—their latest chipset that will power future Huawei and Honor flagship smartphones like the Honor Magic 2, Huawei Mate 20, and Huawei Mate 20 Pro. Huawei's Kirin...

Xiaomi Mi Pay UPI service may launch soon in India to compete with Google Pay and WhatsApp

Xiaomi is one of the top smartphone brands in India. They sell many different smartphones at low prices which is why the company has become so popular in India. Just recently, they launched yet another flagship device, Xiaomi Poco F1, but this time they're offering the product at a mid-range price. According to a report...

Motorola One and Motorola One Power are the latest Android One smartphones from Motorola

Before the Motorola brand was acquired by Lenovo, the company was widely praised for its first generation Motorola Moto X and Motorola Moto G smartphones, both released in 2013. The latest iterations of these smartphones, the Motorola Moto X4 and the Motorola Moto G6, were released in 2017 and this year respectively. While the Motorola G...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 gets Pixel Experience based on Android Pie

The Redmi Note 3 was one of the first Xiaomi smartphones that really caught my eye. It didn't have the fastest hardware, and the MIUI OEM ROM isn't really for me, but that device with a custom ROM was amazing for the price. Since then I have been impressed with the regular Redmi line as...

Snapchat’s latest update adds SnapMap in the hidden Alpha redesign

A couple weeks ago we found out how to enable the new Snapchat Alpha redesign within the beta APK. This redesign is part of the new Snapchat update that Snap has been working on to make the app faster on Android. The update was still missing a few features like SnapMap and SnapCodes, though the latest...

Samsung reportedly sent foldable displays to OPPO, Xiaomi to help grow the ecosystem

The current trend in smartphone design is small bezels and display notches. Foldable phones have threatened to be the next design trend for a while, but so far nothing has materialized. Samsung is one of the manufacturers that has been working on foldable phones for a while. According to a report from ETNews, Samsung is already...

Xiaomi Redmi Y2/S2, Mi 5, and Mi Mix, get MIUI 10 China Stable

Since May, Xiaomi has been diligently releasing MIUI 10 China Alpha/Beta and MIUI 10 Global Beta ROMs for many devices. The latest version of the company's user interface was announced for the Chinese market in May, while MIUI 10 Global was launched at the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 event in June. According to the roll-out schedule for...

Xiaomi Poco F1 doesn’t support Widevine L1, meaning no Netflix HD

The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 launched globally just a couple of days ago after launching in India as the Poco F1. At its price, it has some impressive specifications like the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip, 6GB or 8GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage, and a 4,000 mAh battery. It even has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a microSD...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 teased with near bezel-less design and pop-up camera

In a battle of the bezel-less displays, the President and Co-Founder of Xiaomi is teasing the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 on Chinese social media website Weibo. This teaser image follows directly after the President of Honor teased a similar bezel-less display device with a manually-retractable camera - the Honor Magic 2. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 features...

Google Pixel 3 (not Pixel 3 XL) finally shows up in leaked photos

The Pixel 3 XL has shown up in nearly constant leaks over the past few weeks. We were able to write over 3,000 words about everything we know about it and the event is still over a month away. While all of these leaks have been pouring in, one question has been on our mind: where...

Playable game demos are finally possible on the Google Play Store

Have you ever came across a cool-looking game on Play Store that you're not sure if it's worth installing? From now on, you'll be able to try games on Play Store before downloading or buying them. AppOnBoard Demos are now integrated into Google Instant Apps. Any developer can give users the ability to play a...

Firefox will protect your privacy by blocking cross-site tracking by default

Firefox is one of the best web browsers for the privacy-conscious. With a litany of privacy protecting features along with a great development team behind it, it's right up there as being one of the best browsers available. Not just on Android either, but on your laptop or desktop computer as well. Mozilla has now...