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[Update: Available in the UK] The Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ are reportedly coming in a new Cardinal Red color

The Samsung Galaxy S10 series was launched earlier this year in more colors than we've seen before. Depending on region and model, you could get one of the Galaxy S10s in Black, White, Green, Blue, or Yellow, not to mention the two ceramic options. It looks like Samsung isn't done playing with color as a...

OnePlus accidentally sent notifications to OnePlus 7 Pro owners during Android Q testing

Did you get a pair of seemingly-nonsensical notifications on your OnePlus 7 Pro earlier? If you did, you're not alone. In what OnePlus has since described in a written statement on their forums as an error during Android Q testing, users were sent two test notifications - one with random text, the other in Chinese...

Honor 5X gets Android Pie-based official LineageOS 16 builds

The Honor 5X was launched in October of 2015 in China and then made its way to the US and Europe in early 2016. For a price tag of just $199 in early 2016, the Honor 5X was one of the best budget purchases you could make in the USA at the time. XDA's Creative...

“Everyday” is a beautiful new Material Theme calendar widget

One of my indispensable home screen widget needs is for calendar widgets, and every home screen setup without one is incomplete. Having my calendar and events available at a glance and always available on my home screen helps me keep track of my schedule and be aware of other important upcoming personal events in my...

Trump administration officials allegedly met to discuss banning end-to-end encryption

Online privacy is one of the essential rights that has arisen in the era of the internet. Things like end-to-end encryption play a big role in ensuring you stay safe during your time on the internet, yet we often take for granted as they're baked right into some of the apps we use daily. WhatsApp...

Google opens a website for Fuchsia OS development

Up until recently, we knew very little about Google's Fuchsia OS. First appearing on GitHub back in 2016 with no official announcement, theories quickly sprang up about what it could be. Some touted it as a replacement for Android, others as a replacement for Chrome OS. The reality was that no one knew exactly what...

Samsung Galaxy A50 gets Night mode and Super Slow Motion in latest update

Samsung has lately been delivering regular software updates to its smartphones with a fueled vigor. Besides investing time and resources in rolling out One UI based on Android Pie to older devices, the company has also been improving upon the performance of newly launched devices. The Galaxy A50, which was among the earliest devices in...

ASUS ZenFone 6 update brings ARCore support and June 2019 security patch

The ASUS ZenFone 6 was launched in May 2019, bringing in top specifications such as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and an innovative 48MP flip camera to Asus's device portfolio. The device was then launched in India as the ASUS 6z because of a trademark dispute in the country. With this device, Asus has managed...

Realme will add a dark theme and screen recorder with internal audio support in future ColorOS updates

Realme, the brand which spun out of OPPO last year, has grown really quickly in India. After launching as an online-only brand, the company has expanded its offline retail presence and that has helped it allure some of Xiaomi users in this market. The company has been pushing several updates to its devices, with the...

OxygenOS 9.0.4 for the OnePlus 3/3T brings June 2019 security patches

The original "flagship killer" brand, OnePlus, earned much of criticism when it pulled the plug on updates for the OnePlus 2 earlier than promised. The same mistake, however, wasn't repeated with the successors – OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T. The OnePlus 3 was launched three years ago with Android Marshmallow while the OnePlus 3T...

[Update: Launches in India on July 4th] Xiaomi’s Redmi 7A should launch in India and Europe soon

Xiaomi's Redmi recently upgraded its entry-level catalog with the launch of the Redmi 7A in China. Priced at almost nearly $80, the Redmi 7A is a decently-powered smartphone for first-time smartphone users or for those looking to minimize their usage. Compared to its predecessor, the Redmi 7A comes with a performance upgrade, a better display,...