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T-Mobile turns on 5G in 6 cities and starts selling the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

Carriers in the US have been racing to launch their 5G networks and devices. So far, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon have flipped the switch on their networks. These three carriers are also already carrying the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. Today, T-Mobile finally joins the party. Galaxy S10 5G XDA Forums The T-Mobile Galaxy S10 5G goes on...

LaunchBoard is an app drawer replacement with a theme engine and modern UI

Most launchers are built around the basic premise of presenting some frequently used apps and widgets on the home screen and tucking away all other apps in the app drawer. But if you have a lot of apps installed on your device, your app drawer will end up becoming a scroll festival, where you can...

[Update: Keyboard shortcuts] Here’s what virtual desktops on Chromebooks may look like

Chrome OS has come a long way over the years, but it still lacks some features that hold it back from being a no-sacrifices desktop OS. One such feature that you'll find on Windows, Linux, and Mac PCs is the ability to have multiple "virtual" desktops. This allows the user to organize their open windows...

Google tests new Instagram style effects in Messages

Google is known for constantly testing new features in all of their apps. One of the apps that has seen a lot of changes recently is Android Messages. Just a few weeks ago we found Google testing message reminders and verified business features in Android Messages. Now, Google is testing Instagram style effects in the...

Best way to test your skills – take the new Developer Economics survey!

Survey dates: June 15th, 2019 - July 28th, 2019Relevance: professionals, hobbyists, student developersAreas / Sectors (8): Web, Mobile, Desktop, Backend, IoT, AR/VR, Machine Learning & Data Science, Game developmentLocalisation: English + 7 additional languages (Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Russian, Japanese, Korean) Prizes and perks What do you get in return for your time? You...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ leaked live images show off hole punch display

Samsung's next major launch, the Galaxy Note 10, is still more than a month away at least, but we already know several key details about the upcoming flagship from Samsung. For starters, there will be at least two devices in the Note 10 lineup this year: the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and the Samsung Galaxy...

Samsung’s Bixby Marketplace is live to let any developer make Bixby actions

Samsung's Bixby was announced over two years ago and it's been the main assistant in Galaxy flagship phones since then. It has become one of the most reviled digital assistants out there, mostly because of how Samsung tries to force it on people. Samsung's Bixby Marketplace tries to change that by making it more useful....

Sony Xperia 1 Hands-on: The Tall 4K OLED Smartphone

It's been a while since the Sony Xperia 1 was announced (it's still not for sale in the US), but we finally got our hands on this flagship device. XDA TV's Daniel Marchena recently shared his unboxing and first impressions of this device. It has a lot of the typical Sony features, but there are...

No, “AMOLED Black” Does NOT Save More Battery Than Dark Gray

Dark Mode design has attracted a lot of attention lately, and both Google and Apple are rushing out dark-themed designs in their apps as fast as they can in preparation for their next major OS releases, both of which boast Dark Mode as a key feature. In the computer world, people have been asking the...

The Honor 20 Pro has been added to the list of Google Play Certified Devices

It's been a little over a month since news first broke of Google revoking Huawei's Android license. The implications of the U.S. trade ban on Huawei are still playing out, but one of the first victims of the trade dispute was the Honor 20 Pro. The Honor 20 series was announced merely two days after...

[Update 2: Public Preview] Mozilla outlines its plan to transition users from Firefox for Android to Fenix Browser

Google Chrome is the most popular browser on the planet for both desktop and mobile. That is especially the case on Android where Chrome dominates by a large margin. Firefox has been around on the platform for a while and Mozilla has overhauled it several times to try to stay relevant. The next big change...

[Update: Official] Google Maps is asking some users how crowded their train rides are

There are numerous ways in which Google Maps makes commuting easier. Besides being one of the best sources of information about any traffic congestions or blockages, Google Maps also helps users find a suitable ride in local train or subway. But unlike roads, Google's algorithms or any GPS imaging cannot be used to judge the...