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Samsung’s foldable smartphone gets shown off in a Galaxy Unpacked teaser video

Every year, there's one product that stuns the world with how innovative it is. This year, I feel that's going to be the first smartphone with a foldable display. We already have confirmation that Samsung is working on a foldable smartphone, which may be announced at Samsung Unpacked on February 20th alongside the Galaxy S10....

Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ press renders reveal gradient color option

Samsung's next smartphone launch event is coming up in a few weeks, so it's prime leak season for the devices that Samsung is planning to launch. The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ have leaked plenty of times already, but today, we have seemingly official, high-resolution press renders of the Galaxy S10...

OPPO launches a SuperVOOC car charger in China

Historically, OPPO has had the fastest chargers ever since the inception of fast charging technology in the smartphone industry. The Chinese manufacturer's VOOC technology (which stands for Voltage Open Loop Multi-step Constant-Current Charging, by the way) ran laps around Qualcomm and other brands' implementations. Some of you may not know, but OnePlus uses this same technology...

FWUL, the Linux distro designed for Android debugging and modding, hits version 3.0

Chances are, at least once in a lifetime, you needed to flash your Android device or simply use adb or fastboot for debugging purposes. Considering the fact that Windows has more than 80% market share on the operating system market, chances are even higher that you use it. That's why it's sometimes so hard to properly...

“Dynamic Android” may let developers test an AOSP GSI on any Android Q device

Thanks to Project Treble, smartphone device makers have delivered Android Pie software updates faster than they were able to do so for the Android Oreo update, at least for flagship smartphones. Google doesn’t want to see only OEMs reap the benefits of Project Treble, though. The company has previously expressed interest in releasing a Generic System...

[Update: Nokia 2 V available now] HMD Global will bring Nokia smartphones to US and Canadian carriers

HMD Global has been pumping out Nokia-branded Android phones for a while now. Many of these devices are compatible with U.S. and Canadian carriers, but they've never been sold directly through carriers in North America. The company has announced partnerships with Verizon and Cricket Wireless in the U.S. and Rogers in Canada. The partnership will start...

Google Voice for Android gets a Material Theme overhaul

Google Voice is getting a lot of attention as of late due to the transition that is happening with Google Hangouts. It was two years ago in January of 2017 when the Google Voice app received a well deserved Material Design UI update as it had been largely ignored for years. Since then, Material Design...

Details of upcoming ZTE Blade V10, Blade V10 Vita, and Blade L130 appear online

ZTE's notable releases for last year remained restricted to quirky devices from its Nubia sub-brand, like the dual-display Nubia X. This year, the company plans to release a host of new devices, as details of three of its upcoming budget and mid-range devices in the Blade series have appeared online. Let's take a look at...

[Hands-on] Google Duo’s low light mode will let you video chat in darkness

Google is always working on new features for their apps. Usually, we aren't able to enable these features until Google rolls them out to the general public Well, we were luckily able to enable a couple of few new features that are coming to Google Duo: Low Light mode and Valentines Day effects. The video above...

Ace Your Next Programming Interview with This In-Depth Instruction

It should come as no surprise that learning how to code is one of the most important things you can do for your career. Companies spanning virtually every industry are always looking for programmers who know how to build everything from websites to apps, and demand for these talented experts is only growing. But all the...

SALT is a third-party alternative to LG UP

LG may not be the most custom ROM-friendly device maker, but their products still attract a sizable development community on our forums. Flashing firmware onto LG devices isn't as easy as just rebooting to the bootloader and using fastboot commands, because you'll need to use a tool like LG UP. It's the official software for flashing...

Leaked images of Motorola Moto G7 Plus showcase 27W fast charging and OIS

The Motorola Moto G7 Plus is a part of Lenovo's upcoming Moto G7 series that comprises of a total of four phones: Moto G7 Play, Moto G7 Power, Moto G7 and Moto G7 Plus. The lineup is a poorly kept secret by now, as we know just about everything about these devices. Renders for the...