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Xiaomi Mi A2 6GB RAM variant now available in India via Amazon

The Xiaomi Mi A2 is the successor of the Xiaomi Mi A1, Xiaomi's first Android One phone. Instead of being powered by the company's MIUI custom user interface, Xiaomi's Android One phones are powered by nearly stock Android with only a few additions such as the MIUI Camera app. This fact itself makes the Mi...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S and Mi 8 to get the camera improvements from the Mi Mix 3

In the past, camera performance was a weak point of Xiaomi phones. The issue affected the company's flagship phones as well as its budget phones. The improvement in camera specifications didn't necessarily result in significant improvements in image quality, and we examined how a Google Camera port improved the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3's image quality....

Xiaomi lists their progress on Android Oreo and Android Pie updates

When it comes to Android software updates, Xiaomi is pretty unique in their approach. The company is fully committed to their MIUI software experience and has been known to release new versions of MIUI to phones several years old even if it meant rolling out an older version of Android. Xiaomi's MIUI is pretty heavily...

OnePlus 6 gets a port of the Google Pixel 3 XL’s ROM

It can be difficult for someone to find the "perfect phone" and this is due to the fact that there are so many pieces that make up a smartphone. From the design to the hardware, performance, software, and battery life. The list goes on and on, but when it comes to the software the community...

Samsung Experience 10 theme for Galaxy phones gets new icons and better night theme

At the tail end of last month, we highlighted a Samsung Experience 10 theme that could be installed on the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S8 devices. We already know the update is going to be based on Android Pie as we got our hands on the update for the Galaxy S9. Not only did that...

Xiaomi wants MIUI 10 beta testers for Mi Max 3, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus & Mi Note 3

The global version of MIUI 10---the latest version of Xiaomi's custom user interface---was announced in June at the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 event. After releasing weekly MIUI 10 Global Beta builds for many devices, Xiaomi then started releasing MIUI 10 Global Stable for a few devices starting in September. As of now, popular devices like the...

Google’s looking for Wear OS users to give feedback on new products and services

Wear OS started with a lot of hype (then known as Android Wear), but several major updates later it's still trying to find its place. Google has not had the same success with Wear OS as they've had with Android. Still, the company is not giving up on the platform, and now they're looking for...

Razer Phone 2 now certified for Verizon, available tomorrow at Best Buy

The Razer Phone 2 was officially announced a couple of weeks ago. This is Razer's successor to one of the first "gaming phones" on the market.  The device is compatible with a variety of GSM, HSPA+, and LTE carriers. However, Verizon support was not enabled at launch. That should be fixed now. Razer addressed the situation...

Tasker 5.6 brings extensive Google Drive integration

One of the most valued qualities of the Android platform is having the ability to install apps that allow you to greatly improve your workflow and your life, and simply put, make your phone work the way you want it to work. This is something that sets it apart from competitors like iOS. One of...

Google is discontinuing support for Android Nearby Notifications

Google is finally discontinuing a feature that many users have complained about for years. "Nearby Notifications" launched in 2015 as a way to interact with physical locations. You might get a notification about a service you can use when you pass by a store. There are potentially useful scenarios for the feature, but it ended up...

Qualcomm’s next Quick Charge will bring 32W fast charging in 2019

Along with wireless charging, fast charging is one of the most life-changing features available on devices. There is simply nothing as satisfying as plugging in your phone and finding it charged up after a 30-minute walk, a shower, or a short nap. Nowadays, pretty much all phones, even budget ones, support some form of fast...

The Blackview BV9600 Pro/Plus Kicks Off Presale

Blackview is calling one of their newest phones "The World's Top Indestructible Phone" as they launch the BV9600. With several key upgrades since the previous model, Blackview set out to make one of the best rugged phones on the market.Blackview has just made the BV9600 available for purchase in the Pro and Plus variants. The BV9600...