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Xiaomi POCO Launcher’s latest update adds a dark theme with true-black background

The Xiaomi Poco F1 was launched in India in August 2018, bringing over the then-flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC and other flagship-grade specifications for a starting price of just ₹20,999 (~$300)! In order to win over more consumers who may find the lack of an app drawer on MIUI disconcerting, Xiaomi also released a new...

Here we go again: the Google Pixel 4 gets name-dropped in AOSP

We're barely into Q2 2019 and it's already Pixel season. The Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL were one of the most leaked smartphones in recent times, with practically all information regarding these flagship devices being leaked well before their release. Now, the Google Pixel 4 has begun its leak season with a...

OnePlus will add DC dimming as an optional feature in a future update

OLED panels have been gaining popularity over the years, especially in the flagship segment, as well as a slow trickle down to the mid range segment as well. For all of its pros, OLED panels also have a few cons. One such negative is how the panels handle low brightness. Some users may have noticed...

Holey Light turns the Samsung Galaxy S10/S10e/S10+’s hole punch into a notification LED

The Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and the Galaxy S10e collectively represent the best technology that Samsung has to offer to consumers. But for all the goodness that they pack in, the devices do miss out on a small but meaningful feature: a notification LED. Since the front of the device (and the sides too)...

Google Duplex starts rolling out in the US for non-Pixel phones like the Samsung Galaxy S10

Google Duplex was announced back at I/O 2018 with the goal of making your life easier. It's part of Google Assistant, and it can call restaurants or businesses to schedule an appointment or reservation for you without going through online booking systems. Duplex has a robot call the business, talk to an employee, and take...

Five Simple Mistakes That Make Your Phone Less Secure

This article is sponsored by Levente SEO.We’re all pretty attached to our smartphones. We spend hours of our day on them, communicating with friends, family, and work, do our shopping, pay our bills, read our emails, check social media accounts, and pretty much live on our smartphones, which is why the idea of an Android...

[Update: It’s Dead] Google will discontinue Inbox by Gmail in March

Inbox by Gmail has always been Google's more daring and experimental email app. While Gmail has stayed largely the same over the years, Inbox was full of fresh and exciting features. However, recently, Gmail has been getting some of those features, which has led many to believe Inbox was on the way out. Google is...

[Update 3: It’s Dead] Google+ is shutting down for consumers after potential major data breach

Google+ was introduced in 2011 as the tech giant's response to the rising social network phenomenon and as a rival to Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks. Unfortunately, though, it failed to gain traction despite Google's unmeasurable efforts and backing to bring it up and boost its adoption. Today, after over 7 years of existence,...

Popular iOS email app Spark now available for Android

Today marks the passing of Inbox by Gmail, an alternative email client by Google that packed a bunch of features like message grouping and reminders, and that, despite not receiving as much love as other Google apps, still holds a dear place in the heart of many users. This is because of the main Gmail...

Honor View20 vs Samsung Galaxy S10 – What’s the better gaming phone?

Samsung Galaxy S10's refined glass design, gorgeous colors, and the dazzling AMOLED display make it look very charming and desirable. And apart from looking good, the Galaxy S10 is crafted to serve you really well in terms of performance. After all, what are you paying the $900 price for? But if gaming is more important...

Get 85+ Hours of Windows Server and CompTIA Training for $49

For any aspiring IT professional, certifications are vital to advance in the field. These documents prove that you know your stuff, opening doors at the top end of the pay scale. With six video courses and over 85 hours of instruction, the Windows Server Admin & CompTIA IT Certification Bundle prepares you to acquire two...

WhatsApp launches fact-check service to fight fake news in India

WhatsApp has announced in a statement that it is working with Indian startup PROTO to build a database of rumors to study misinformation during the upcoming election period in India. This database will be complemented by a "tipline" wherein users can submit messages in order to have it classified as true, false, misleading or disputed. WhatsApp...