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[Discussion] How’s your older smartphone or tablet holding up?

Before the time of triple cameras and screens with notches, there was the time of Android tablets, "phablets," and smartphones that sported the "bleeding edge-to-edge technology" like the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. In today's world, there's a myriad of new features and hardware accessories being launched every single day. From features like facial recognition, the...

Samsung’s Good Lock Offers the Coolest Smartphone Features & Customization Nobody Talks About

Samsung’s Galaxy S and Galaxy Note continue to be the de facto Android experience for millions of people around the globe, remaining the best selling phones among casual crowds and a preferred option among enthusiasts as well. While the devices have been a bit predictable for a while, there’s no arguing that they’re incredibly competent products...

Samsung Keyboard gets updated on the leaked Android Pie beta with a floating keyboard mode

Samsung is preparing for their upcoming Android Pie beta program for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. We've seen a lot of leaked builds in the past few weeks which you can install on the Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, and Galaxy Note 9. In the latest build for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9...

How to enable the Google Phone app’s new Dark Theme [Root]

Since the release of the new Material Theming Tools, Google has been updating each of their first-party apps with their own Google Material Theme design. A few of the apps have even received an official dark theme! Android Messages and YouTube already have one, and soon it'll be time for the Google Phone app to get one....

First Google Camera port with Night Sight working for the Xiaomi Mi 5, Essential Phone

When Google unveiled the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, they also announced a new camera feature that wasn't available at launch: Night Sight. Google showcased the feature by comparing a photo taken in low light conditions by an Apple iPhone Xs and a Google Pixel 3 with Night Sight enabled. The photo taken by...

OnePlus 6 prototypes with gradient color finishes get shown off

The OnePlus 6T is the OnePlus device on everyone's mind these days (we'll finally see it next week), but let's take a step back to the OnePlus 6. YouTuber Mrwhosetheboss got a chance to tour the OnePlus headquarters in China. One of the most interesting things he saw was some OnePlus 6 prototypes in some...

macOS’ Android File Transfer bug which made files lose creation dates will finally be fixed

Google's solution to transferring files from Android to macOS devices is a tool called Android File Transfer. Doing a simple Google Search, you can find dozens of complaints that macOS owners have had with this tool. Unless you're choosing to use some 3rd-party solution (which may also be as buggy), the Android File Transfer tool was the...

Xiaomi to launch officially in Ireland on November 1st

As part of Xiaomi's continued global expansion, they are now set to launch officially in Ireland come November 1st. The reveal comes hot off the heels of an announcement that they are expanding officially into the UK with a store set to open in merely two weeks. Xiaomi's launch in Ireland is through an exclusive...

How to enable Google Assistant on a Chromebook

Getting Google Assistant on as many devices as possible has been a goal for Google since its inception. The more devices the service is available on the more commands it can process, and with the company's machine learning technology that means the better it can get. It may have started as a Pixel exclusive, but...

Xiaomi to start selling smartphones and smart home products in the UK

Xiaomi is one of the largest phone manufacturers in the world. Their phones are popular mostly in China and other Asian countries, like India. But, the company has been trying to bring their devices to Europe for quite some time now. Back in November of 2017, they expanded to Spain and announced the plans to...

Realme to launch a phone powered by the new MediaTek Helio P70 in India

Realme has announced that it will be the first brand to use MediaTek's new mid-range SoC, the Helio P70. The MediaTek Helio P70 was launched this week as the successor to the Helio P60. The SoC is manufactured on the same TSMC 12nm FinFET process like its predecessor. The differences from the Helio P60 deal...

The Samsung Galaxy S10 may have an under-screen front camera

With nearly all of this year's flagships out-of-the-way, it's time to start looking towards 2019. We've already got the in-display fingerprint sensor making its way to flagship smartphones from the likes of Vivo and OnePlus, and soon it may be possible to ditch the notch completely. There are already smartphones with pop-up cameras such as...