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MIUI beta hints Xiaomi is working on reverse wireless charging for a future smartphone

Wireless charging is a feature that has had its ups and downs in popularity over the years, but it looks like its definitely here to stay. Charging wirelessly is no longer as slow as it used to be, with some phones like the Xiaomi Mi 9 supporting 20W fast wireless charging. A few smartphones even...

Sony Xperia 1 Review – A True Contender [Video]

Sony's mobile division isn't going great, and it's sadly been that way for a while. Still, the company continues to pump out interesting smartphones. These devices aren't on the radar for most people, but they do still have their fans. XDA TV's Daniel Marchena is one of them as he came away extremely impressed with...

JStock is a free Android app to track your stock market investments with desktop app integration, widgets, and more

The Play Store is chock full of apps for tracking the stock market. JStock is yet another stock market app, but this one has a few nifty features. It integrates with the free and open-source desktop application with the same name. The app makes it easy to track your investments and keep all your information...

Samsung Pay Touch turns your Galaxy phone into a payment terminal

With the advent of Google Pay and similar services, mobile payments are fast overtaking cash and card payments. The convenience of using your phone instead of having to carry cards cannot be overstated. Of course, now that we can send payments via mobile, it only makes sense that the next step should be the ability...

Samsung Galaxy Active rugged phone leaks with the Galaxy S9’s cameras and 4,500mAh battery

For years, Samsung has released a more rugged variant of its Galaxy S series smartphones. We don't see them launched at the same time as the Galaxy S flagship, but we've come to expect an Active variant to be released (and exclusive to AT&T) in the following months. The Galaxy S7 Active had a launch...

Google Photos 4.21 Adds Wide-Color Image Support, Buggy Photo Viewer on Some Devices

When it comes to taking pictures, Android smartphone cameras are usually known to reign supreme in image quality. One major aspect that they all lack, however, is the range of colors that images capture. All images that current Android smartphone cameras capture are saved in the sRGB color space, when many of the smartphone displays...

SHIELD Experience 8.0 brings Android Pie to the NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV

Whenever we see a new update for the SHIELD Android TV, we have to praise NVIDIA for its steadfast support. The original NVIDIA SHIELD TV is going on 4 years old now and it still remains one of (if not the) best set-top boxes out there. NVIDIA updated the device to SHIELD Experience 7.2.3 in...

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 is the most powerful Android tablet today

Android tablets have long trudged upon a path of slow decline. They usually aren't great at competing against current smartphones, are often really expensive, and even launch with outdated hardware -- making it very hard to recommend an Android tablet to most users. Samsung is trying to change this with the new Samsung Galaxy Tab...

[Update: Aura White & Pink] Samsung Galaxy Note 10/Note 10+ leaked renders show off gradient Silver and Black colors

 The hype around the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is starting to get bigger and bigger. As per usual, leaks are widespread. For example, we learned that the Galaxy Note 10 is likely to feature at least one of Samsung's new ToF sensors. Leaked images have shown that the device will feature a hole punch in...

Vivo Z5 with full HD Super AMOLED display, 48MP triple cameras, up to 8GB RAM launched in China

Vivo announced the Z5x a few months ago in China and later rehashed it as the Vivo Z1Pro in India. The smartphone is primarily aimed at young users with high expectations about performance. Today, the company has announced the Vivo Z5 with major improvements in terms of the specifications but without compromising on the competitive...

Truecaller fixes bug that accidentally signed up many Indians to its payment service

If you are living in urban India, there is a very good chance that you have already heard about Truecaller. Truecaller markets itself as an app service that provides caller identification, further empowering users to block out spam calls and filter out spam SMS. The original working goal of Truecaller is supposed to be call...

Samsung says Galaxy S10 sales declined since Q1, but Galaxy A series sales were strong

The first quarter of 2019 was an exciting period for Samsung's mobile phone business as the company raked in profits worth almost $2 billion with the strong demand of the Galaxy S10 series devices. In its earnings call for the second quarter, Samsung revealed that there was a growth in the overall shipment of smartphone...