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Twitter for mobile is getting a true black night mode

Twitter is imperfect in a lot of ways and CEO Jack Dorsey accepts the platform's and his own inadequacies. The executive has been making several promises to fix many feature broken features on Twitter - other than the lack of an edit button. For starters, Twitter is fixing the Night Mode which has always felt...

Google Photos will soon help you crop documents for better file management

Google Photos is undoubtedly one of the better and more useful Google applications available right now. Other than being a great sharing and storage service for your photos, Photos is also used by Google as a platform to implement their machine learning and AI prowess. Over the years, the app has evolved continuously, providing features...

OPPO Reno leaked video and render reveal peculiar swivel pop-up camera

The idea of a wide notch atop a smartphone display does not seem to resonate with a lot of users. While the launch of iPhone X did mobilize the trend, we witnessed its peaking followed by a crash in the last year, with smaller water drop notches replacing bigger ones. No doubt, the notch is...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro Review: A Great Hardware Package on a Budget

I still remember the first time I used a Xiaomi phone. Xiaomi entered the Indian smartphone market in July 2014, and I purchased the Xiaomi Redmi 1s in September of that year. The Redmi 1s was Xiaomi's first budget phone to be launched in India, and even at that time, I was impressed by the...

Google will let you change the notification swipe to dismiss direction in a future Android release

Android Q is, without a doubt, a big release. While it's not really big in terms of UI changes, contrary to Android releases like Android Pie, Android Oreo, or Android Nougat, it sure does bring a series of under-the-hood changes--some of which are clear improvements over Android Pie and others, well, not as much. Some...

NVIDIA is working on a new SHIELD Controller and SHIELD Remote

In 2015, NVIDIA released its first SHIELD TV, an Android TV set-top box. Nearly 4 years later, the SHIELD TV is still one of the best media players on the market thanks to NVIDIA's software support and the SHIELD's hardware. The SHIELD TV's Tegra X1 SoC—the same chip found in the Nintendo Switch—can easily handle...

[Update: AT&T, Sprint & T-Mobile] The Verizon LG G8 ThinQ goes on sale April 11 for $840

The LG G8 ThinQ was one of the many devices (including others from LG) announced at MWC earlier this year. The company did not share pricing or availability details at the time and we've been patiently waiting ever since. Today, Verizon has announced when they will offer this phone and they have a few promotions...

Rumored Made by Google “Atlas” Chromebook gets shown off on video

Google's commitment to its Chrome OS desktop operating system has been evident in the past, and with good reason, as Chrome OS serves its purpose as a nice, lightweight operating system. But while Chrome OS has been mostly a thing for cheaper, budget Chromebooks, Google has also tried to make higher-end Chromebooks, bringing bleeding-edge specs...

First custom kernels for the Razer Phone 2 have been released

The Razer Phone is considered by many the phone that pioneered the concept of gaming phones as we know them today. The Razer Phone 2 is a clear improvement over it. But one of the phone's coolest highlights, aside from its 120Hz display and mammoth speakers, is how open Razer is in regards to custom...

The Samsung Galaxy A2 Core may be Samsung’s next Android Go budget smartphone

Samsung has been reassessing its strategy for the budget segment in emerging smartphone markets like India and in line with this vision, it recently launched the all-new Galaxy M-series in India to compete directly against the likes of Xiaomi. Now, information shared by SlashLeaks hints that Samsung could be working on a much more affordable...

CopperheadOS’ Android Pie update is now available for the Pixel & Pixel 2

One of the beauties about the Android operating system is the open-source nature, meaning that anyone can fork the code, change it, and redistribute it. Some people, like developers on the XDA forums, use it for providing users with the latest and greatest Android experience on officially unsupported devices. Some companies are also releasing different...

Samsung Galaxy S10+ reportedly has major LTE connectivity issues on some carriers

Samsung's new Galaxy S10 lineup is, by most accounts, exceptional. The Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and Galaxy S10e all push the envelope in terms of innovation: the Infinity-O hole-punch display is accompanied by several hardware (and software) improvements, such as in-display fingerprint scanners, reverse wireless charging, the Snapdragon 855 and Exynos 9820 SoCs, innovative camera...