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Google Files Go is now just “Files” with a new Material Theme redesign

For some reason, stock Android lacked a proper file manager until Google released the Files Go app last year. Third-party file managers have been popular since the early days of Android, but the OS still doesn't ship with a full-featured first-party file manager. (The DocumentsProvider Files app has basic file management capabilities since Android 4.4...

POCO Launcher now lets you customize the desktop grid and icon size

Until the Xiaomi POCO F1, MIUI-powered Xiaomi phones did not come with an app drawer. The MIUI launcher has always been polarizing because of its iOS-like functioning of just having a home screen and skipping the app drawer. This meant that all app icons were shown on the home screen, and many users missed the...

Download first Android Pie beta for the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE

Xiaomi still continues to treat users with the latest version of Android for a lot of devices. The newest addition to the Android Pie family is the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE. This version of the Mi 8 has the mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, 4/6GB of RAM, and a 5.88-inch FHD+ screen. Given that the device...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, Redmi 6 and Redmi Note 5 launched in Ireland at Three event

This post originally appeared on IrishTech, an Irish technology news website. Check out the article here!Xiaomi is the fourth largest smartphone maker in the world, with a huge user base in China and India. The company has slowly grown globally as people imported them through the likes of AliExpress, and they've begun to officially launch...

PSA: All app updates on the Play Store must now target Android 8.0+

The fragmentation issue in Android doesn't extend to just phones and usage numbers. The issue extends to apps, too. A lot of app developers normally skip optimizing their app to the newest Android version immediately, either supporting it several months later or not supporting it altogether. This is done because of two reasons: either the...

Project Fi will be rebranded to “Google Fi” according to unreleased pamphlet

Project Fi is one of Google's lesser known projects. It's an MVNO similar to Boost Mobile and Cricket, but unlike the others, it utilizes several carriers. Here in the U.S., that's mostly Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular. According to a pamphlet that was apparently mistakenly included with a Pixel order, Project Fi is about to...

Lenovo finally delivers an “all screen” phone with the Z5 Pro

The smartphone market is always evolving with different trends. One of the current trends is the reduction of bezels. OnePlus just launched the OnePlus 6T as their attempt at reducing the bezels as much as possible. However, it still has a notch for its front-facing camera and sensors (albeit a small one). The VP of Lenovo...

OnePlus gives details on the T-Mobile OnePlus 6T model

The OnePlus 6T is an exciting device in a lot of ways. It has a big, beautiful display with a minimal waterdrop notch, bleeding edge tech with the in-display fingerprint scanner, dual cameras on the rear, a big battery, and it comes with Android Pie. However, one of the most exciting things about the device,...

WhatsApp will begin putting ads in Status stories

Apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger are the primary means of communication between users in most of the world. They're simple to use, and with the advent of smartphones, they're accessible and available to pretty much everyone. WhatsApp, in particular, is what I use for most of my daily communications with family, friends, and acquaintances....

The OnePlus 6T is Available Now

The OnePlus 6T was announced on the 29th of October where we were given all the specifications and price of the new phone. Today (November 1st) the OnePlus 6T is available for everyone to order. There are four different models to choose from when you're picking out your OnePlus 6T. The Mirror Black color comes...

Download MIUI 10 Global Stable for Xiaomi POCO F1

The Xiaomi POCO F1, also known as the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 in international markets, is one of 2018's best smartphones in terms of its value proposition. This is because in some specifications, it competes with more expensive smartphones such as the OnePlus 6, Asus ZenFone 5Z, now the OnePlus 6T, while managing to significantly undercut...