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[Update: Toggle coming in Q Beta 5] Android Pie’s throttling of Wi-Fi scans is crippling some network tools

Android Pie is still fresh on everyone's mind and we're only starting to experience some of the changes that Google has made with its latest update. Android has always been criticized for having poor battery life compared to other mobile operating systems, but this was a double-edged sword. Sure, Android used more battery life than...

Prep to Earn the Hottest IT Certifications with This CompTIA Bundle

There’s never been a better time to work in IT. As the world becomes more interconnected by the day, companies ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 conglomerates are scrambling to hire talented and trained IT professionals who can install, maintain, and troubleshoot a wide variety of server infrastructures. But if you want to stand out...

[Update: Now available] Samsung is rolling out Android Pie update to Galaxy M10, M20, and M30 in India

Samsung has promptly been delivering the latest One UI based on Android 9 Pie to its devices across different ranges with a refreshed energy. Besides flagships, its smartphones in the mid-range and some others in the budget segment have been updated with Pie in the last few months. Not just smartphones, some of Samsung's latest...

Google will roll out an update to address Pixel performance issues, says Digital Wellbeing not to blame

The Google Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL are without a doubt among the best smartphones for photography. However, when it comes to performance, the smartphones have failed to really come across as impressive and have had a fair share of issues and bugs since their launch. Among the most pressing concerns by users,...

[Update: Joins Android Q beta program] Redmi K20 Pro with Snapdragon 855, pop-up 20MP selfie camera, triple rear cameras, 27W fast charging is the new game-changing “flagship killer”

Xiaomi's spin-off brand Redmi is usually associated with budget offerings with great value. But the company is now foraying into the flagship segment with its highly anticipated "flagship killer" – the Redmi K20 Pro. Although the Redmi K20 series was widely teased by the company on Weibo, it has formally been announced at an event...

OxygenOS Open Beta 19/11 for the OnePlus 6/6T brings Zen Mode and Screen Recorder from the OnePlus 7 Pro

OnePlus actively listens to the feedback from users to constantly upgrade the user experience that OxygenOS offers. Every two weeks or so, we witness new Open Betas being rolled out by the company with experimental features meant to be tested out by proficient users before they're released in the stable channel. We're now coming across...

MediaTek announces 7nm 5G SoC with Helio M70 modem, ARM Cortex-A77 CPU and Mali-G77 GPU

It's been a while since MediaTek has made an announcement of a high-end SoC. The company vacated the high-end SoC market in the face of strong competition from Qualcomm after the MediaTek Helio X30 in 2017, which made its way to only two phones. Since then, MediaTek's mid-range P series of SoCs (in particular, the...

Samsung Galaxy M40 will launch on June 11th in India with Infinity-O display

In a market where notches were once the hot thing, there's not as many of them out there now. With the sizes of the original notch being decreased almost every quarter, the notch has now either been reduced to teardrops or crazy pop-up sliding panels. In a market saturated with display specifications charting new ranks...

aodNotify toggles the AOD when you get a new notification on Samsung Galaxy phones

There are a few reasons why someone might not want to pick up a Galaxy S10 or other Galaxy phone off the shelf. There are some complaints that the general Android community has about the devices, but one considerable reason for not picking them up, at least for me personally, is the lack of a...

OPPO Reno, OPPO Reno 10X Zoom, and Honor 20 Lite forums are open

Phones are always launching in the Android world and we're always opening up new forums to accommodate the user base. Three phones that recently had forums opened for them are the OPPO Reno, OPPO Reno 10X Zoom, and Honor 20 Lite. The OPPO Reno and OPPO Reno 10X Zoom were launched back in April. The Reno...

The Good and The Bad about the OnePlus 7 Pro

The OnePlus 7 Pro was one of the more popular devices to launch this month. OnePlus phones tend to receive mixed reactions from the community. The same can be said about the OnePlus 7 Pro. There are some things to really love about this device, but it certainly has its share of issues. XDA TV's...

Google Maps gets speed camera alerts, route previews in commute notifications

We've all been in that situation where the road is just too messy and full of vehicles to take your eyes off it - for even a small moment, and Google understands. Google Maps does a great job at making important information easy to see without diverting your eyes for too long. The app recently...