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Samsung Galaxy Note FE’s One UI ROM gets ported to the Exynos Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

Samsung has been more generous with One UI update based on Android 9 Pie compared to previous updates. Aside from last year's flagships such as Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ and the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, older devices such as the Galaxy S8/S8+, Galaxy Note 8, and even the Note FE have received the latest update. 23...

Prep to Become a Certified Blockchain Developer with this $29 Training Bundle

Although the Bitcoin bubble seems to have burst, the underlying technology still has a bright future. Blockchain allows data to be transferred securely and anonymously — perfect for verifying contracts and updating health records. The Blockchain Certification Advanced Training Bundle introduces you to this exciting field, with 35 hours of hands-on training. You can pick...

Samsung launches the budget 2019 Galaxy Tab A with S Pen support

Tablets sales have been consistently declining over the past few years and the market is expected to get even more challenging due to foldable smartphones. For Android tablets, the situation is much worse as compared to iPads but that is not stopping Samsung from announcing newer tablets. After launching the entertainment-focussed Galaxy Tab S5e last...

Spotify is testing a new Premium Duo plan aimed at couples

Spotify is one of the most popular streaming services currently available, competing against the likes of Apple Music and Google Play Music and YouTube Music as well as against regional competitors. Spotify recently entered the Indian market with new prepaid plans, offering pricing and duration variations beginning from ₹13 ($0.2) for a day and going...

GPU Turbo 3.0 in EMUI 9 adds support for Fortnite, Minecraft, and 17 other games

Huawei's GPU Turbo is a software feature which energizes gaming performance on a score of Huawei and Honor smartphones without exorbitantly snacking on the battery. Its benefits include a smoother gaming experience and improved battery performance while gaming. Since its launch in June last year with the Honor Play, GPU Turbo has been updated a...

Pixel Launcher in Android Q tests Digital Wellbeing integration to let you pause apps from the home screen

Google's Digital Wellbeing functionality was announced as part of Android Pie's beta in order to fight smartphone addiction. With Digital Wellbeing, you can see an overview of your app usage, number of times you have unlocked your device, number of notifications received, a detailed dashboard with data on a per-app basis, and more. You can...

Xiaomi Mi 9’s MIUI 9.3.27 beta adds a DC Dimming feature like the Black Shark 2

The Xiaomi Mi 9 was launched at Mobile World Congress last month. It's Xiaomi's latest flagship phone, with a top-tier specifications list to match. Its list of specifications includes the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC with Adreno 640 GPU, 6GB/8GB of RAM with 128GB storage, 6.39-inch Full HD+ (2340x1080) OLED display, 48MP primary rear camera, 16MP...

Samsung Galaxy S10 (Exynos) Display Review: Samsung Finally Embraces Color Accuracy, Becomes the Ambassador that Android Needs

Everyone says it: “Samsung makes the best displays for smartphones.” It’s widely regarded as truth and not many try to dispute it. Even fewer try to (or even know how to) individually assess the display. The problem with this is the lack of verification from what is seen on publications (including our own) versus reality...

Xiaomi’s double folding smartphone makes another video appearance

So far, 2019 feels like an exciting year for the implementation of newer form factors. While the different choices for the style of notches have seized most of the attention, certain smartphone manufacturers are also experimenting with foldable smartphones -a trend which might dominate the future of mobile devices. Samsung and Huawei have already demonstrated...

OnePlus announces Open Ears Forum in India for the Developer Community

OnePlus' Open Ears forums is a platform for OnePlus to directly engage with its users and the community and seek their feedback. Previous editions of the Open Ears forums were held in different parts of the world and focused on various topics like Camera, Customer Service and OxygenOS. OnePlus has now announced the next edition...

Google I/O 2019 schedule goes live with sessions on Stadia, Dark Mode, Linux on Chrome OS, and more

Google I/O is one of the biggest developer conferences held by Google every year, wherein they announce upcoming changes to Google services and how developers should react in order to prepare themselves for these changes. Google I/O 2019 is scheduled to begin on May 7, 2019 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California (USA),...

Notch vs. Hole Punch vs. Slider – What’s the Future for Android?

This latest generation of Android smartphones has progressed the evolution of the smartphone notch. Many phones have moved to a water drop notch, others have implemented the hole punch notch, and a few phones have come out featuring a mechanical slider or pop-up camera of some sort. Let’s take a look at all the different...