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Download the live wallpapers from the Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus

The Sony Xperia 10 and the Sony Xperia 10 Plus have just recently been announced, and they're among the bigger surprises from MWC 2019. Both devices are very much unlike anything we've seen before from Sony, or any other company for that matter. 21:9 ultra-tall displays are present here as Sony managed to remove the...

Sony Xperia 10/Plus Hands-on: the tallest phones at MWC

Sony's devices generally arrive without much fanfare. They're typically just your average phone that works decently, without any crazy changes or features. The latest mid-range smartphones from Sony tell a different story, however, as there is one major change. These smartphones have a 21:9 aspect ratio, and if that seems tall, that's because it is. The...

Xiaomi launches the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro in India, starting at ₹9,999 and ₹13,999

Xiaomi's Redmi Note lineup is one of the most successful budget and early-mid range smartphone lineup that has gone on sale in India in recent years. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was widely praised for its insane performance-to-price ratio, and its successors like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and onwards received praise for providing a...

Samsung launches the Galaxy A10, Galaxy A30, and Galaxy A50 in India

After announcing the Galaxy A30 and the Galaxy A50 at Mobile World Congress, Samsung has now officially brought both phones to India. The company also launched the entry-level Galaxy A10, which hadn't been announced before. All three phones have Infinity notched displays (Infinity-V or Infinity-U). In terms of hierarchy, the Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50...

Nokia 9, Nokia 4.2, and Nokia 3.2 will support software-based face unlock

Software-based face unlock has become an increasingly popular feature in Android smartphones over the last year. OnePlus, Xiaomi, Huawei, OPPO, Vivo, LG, and others all have their own version of software-based face unlock. It's important to note that software-based face unlock is fundamentally different from 3D facial recognition. Software-based face unlock is 2D and relies...

MIUI 10 Global Beta 9.2.28 will add new features to the “Game Booster” feature on Xiaomi phones

The Xiaomi Mi 9 was announced just a week ago, right before Mobile World Congress. The device is one of the first to feature Qualcomm's first 7nm Snapdragon 855 mobile platform. The phone launched with Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10.2 which includes a few new MIUI features like a dark mode, dynamic wallpaper, Reading Mode...

Google Home app update lets you control the color of smart bulbs and lamps

20 years ago, the concept of "smart homes" would have been perceived as science fiction by many of us. Even today, it remains a strange concept among much of the population. But the truth is that it is very much a reality, and something many of you can probably enjoy having. Using your phone or...

Google Clock 6.1 lets you set music alarms from Pandora or YouTube Music

While some of you may not trust your smartphone to be your alarm clock, many others fully depend on their smartphones to wake them up every morning. For those of you who use an alarm app on your smartphone, you've probably tried customizing the alarm tone a few times once you've gotten used to, or...

[Update: Rolling out] Realme will allow bootloader unlocking for the Realme 1 later this month

Realme, OPPO's online-only spin-off, has been fairly popular in India thanks to its attractively-priced offerings. Due to the response earned by its devices, Realme recently secured the fourth place position among the top five smartphone brands in India, overtaking its parent OPPO. It was also the second most successful smartphone brand operating with an online-only...

Samsung Galaxy S10+’s first update adds Bixby button remapping and Instagram mode

Samsung released the Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and Galaxy S10e just a few days ago. They brought in a lot of unique features, like the hole-punch display, power-sharing, and Bixby. As you'd imagine, this last one is highly controversial. Samsung even includes a dedicated button for its digital assistant on Galaxy phones since the Samsung...

[Update: Foldable Confirmed] Motorola is reviving the Razr flip phone, this time with a foldable display

Much like the Nokia 3310, Motorola's RAZR flip phone is one that had a major impact in the mobile phone industry. While companies like Nokia went with a thicker and much more durable route, Motorola went for pure style with the RAZR phone and it paid off well for them. Reports indicate that over the...

Google’s Pixel Line Sells Clever Features to Normal Users

Few phones are as polarizing or well covered as Google’s Pixel line. The latest Pixel undoubtedly won’t sell anywhere near latest Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy, yet still manages to occupy the smartphone world's airwaves. Coverage of every little Pixel feature and (countless) leaks bring in significant eyeballs and the comments sections are filled with...