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Google Assistant gets new alarm clock features, Lenovo Smart Clock now available

Smart Display devices work really well in two rooms of your house: the kitchen and bedroom. Having a small display that can be controlled with your voice is perfect for cooking and laying in bed. Today, the bedside functionality is getting even better with the Lenovo Smart Clock. Google and Lenovo have worked together to...

Download: Android Pie-based MIUI 10 beta for Xiaomi Mi Note 3 and Stable Pie for Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi 6 Pro

The Redmi Note 5 series, launched back in February 2018, was one of the most popular devices sold by Xiaomi in India. Within the first four months of their launch, the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro crossed the 5 million figure in the country alone. The more powerful of the two,...

OnePlus 7 Pro and ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 get official TWRP support

Custom recoveries such as TWRP are gateways to a myriad of modifications and customizations options for Android devices. These mods allow users to have a diverse and richer Android experience on their smartphones, tablets, or other devices compared to the pre-installed software. Being a community that cherishes these mods and the rapport they establish between...

OPPO and Xiaomi show off working under-display front cameras

Over the last year, we have come across many different attempts by smartphone manufacturers creatively trying out new ways to expand the display size without actually making smartphones bigger. From pop-up selfie cameras to sliders to flipping cameras, there have been multiple concepts aimed towards higher screen-to-body ratios. Last year, Honor introduced the hole punch...

Huawei’s BACKUP PLAN | PNWeekly #360

Huawei has had one hell of a last couple of weeks. After getting banned in the United States, high profile companies have been distancing themselves from the Chinese giant. We've already discussed what that could mean for the millions and millions of Huawei users around the world, but the news just keeps on coming -...

Mobile Shell brings a smartphone-friendly UI to Windows 10 on ARM

Microsoft's attempt at an Android competitor, Windows Mobile, struggled for a few years in the market before it was killed off. Microsoft has instead shifted its mobile focus toward pushing its services on Android devices. However, the work that Microsoft has done to optimize Windows for ARM has not been in vain. Windows 10 on...

Samsung Pay app hints at U.S. launch for the Samsung Galaxy A50

Samsung has a history leaking its own products through app updates. This time, the upcoming U.S. launch of the Samsung Galaxy A50 is being hinted at through an update for the Samsung Pay app. The update notes for the app's listing on the Google Play Store states that Samsung Pay now supports the "A50 US"...

US Justice Department reportedly plans to investigate Google for antitrust violations

Following a $5 billion fine imposed by the European Commission, Google changed how it packaged search applications and browser choices on Android devices sold in the EU. That came only a few years after Google was forced to pay $2.7 billion for manipulating search results to prioritize its own shopping services. The company is also...

It’s now possible for the T-Mobile OnePlus 7 Pro to install international firmware without waiting

Just like with the OnePlus 6T, the OnePlus 7 Pro is available for purchase in T-Mobile stores in the US. Once you pay off its contract and use the device on the network for 40 days, you're able to unlock the bootloader and do whatever you want with it. Until then, you're stuck with T-Mobile's...

How Brave Browser Lets You Support XDA For Free

When you visit your favorite websites, you support them by viewing the ads placed throughout the site. These ads generate revenue for the website and helps to pay the hosting fees and other costs associated with any particular website. It's a great way to make sure that websites can be available for free, while still...