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Samsung rolls out Android Pie with One UI for the Galaxy J7 Duo in India

After successfully rolling out Android Pie-based One UI update to its various budget and mid-range smartphones earlier this year, Samsung is now rolling out Android Pie to one more device. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo, which launched back in April of last year, is the latest device to receive the Android Pie update from Samsung....

Some In-Screen Fingerprint Sensors are Easily Fooled

Security is extremely important when it comes to smartphones. Today, the average smartphone contains a person's banking information, social media accounts, personal photos, and even health information. Once the lock screen is bypassed, you have access to so many aspects of a person's private life. This is why new security features related to the lock...

EasyJoin Pro update lets you respond to MMS, WhatsApp, Messenger, and more from your PC

EasyJoin is a popular alternative to Pushbullet and Join. It's an app that allows you to "push" files, photos, and other things from device to device and much more. A recent update added the ability to respond to MMS and messages from WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and other chat apps. The new EasyJoin Pro update is a...

Xiaomi Mi 9T Real-Life Camera Review

With so many great smartphone cameras out there today, the camera has become a very large part of the review process. We tend to put the photo and video samples under intense examination, even the smallest of "defects" causing people to panic. XDA TV's Max Weinbach decided to take a more casual approach and look...

[Update: Confirmed] Google reportedly asked people to sell them their face data – possibly to train the Pixel 4

Google has a lot of resources at its disposal. Not only can they pump a lot of cash into a new project, but they also have a lot of employees who can experiment and test these new projects as well. Even with the resources Google has, there are times when even the Mountain View tech...

Google confirms Face Unlock and Soli gestures for the Pixel 4

Back in June, Google shocked the tech world by bluntly sharing the design of the Pixel 4 on Twitter. Today, Google took it a step further by revealing some features that have been in the rumor mill for a while. The phone will indeed have Face Unlock and Soli gestures. Pixel 4 XDA Forums / Pixel...

Redmi K20 Pro vs OnePlus 7 vs ASUS ZenFone 6 vs Honor 20 vs Red Magic 3 vs Xiaomi Mi 9 – What’s the Best Value Flagship in 2019?

So far, 2019 has seen no shortage of excellent affordable flagships. The ASUS Zenfone 6, the OnePlus 7, the Honor 20, and the Xiaomi Mi 9 are all excellent smartphones in their own right, but which one is the best for you? In this article, we're going to talk about each of these devices on...

[Update 4: FCC Photos] Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 pictures show no rotating bezel

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active was released earlier this year along with the Galaxy S10 family. This device marked a pretty big design shift for Samsung's watches. Gone was the chunky, industrial aesthetic and the fan-favorite rotating bezel. Instead, Samsung went for a much sleeker and slimmed down design. New leaks reveal that the Samsung...

LG V30 is now getting the Android 9 Pie update

Despite LG pushed the fact that they had launched a software update center early last year, with many getting excited to finally receive quick updates for their LG devices. That didn't happen though, as devices have still consistently been slow to get updates to Android Pie. LG's mobile division has been losing hundreds of millions of...

Samsung Galaxy Buds are coming in a new Aura color to match the Galaxy Note 10

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is set to be revealed at Samsung Unpacked on August 7th, and there is supposedly going to be four devices launching. The rumored devices include the regular Galaxy Note 10, a Galaxy Note 10+, and 5G models of both. We’ve already seen pictures of the alleged Note 10+ model, which was previously...

Android port for the Nintendo Switch is finally here

The Nintendo Switch isn't a device that we would usually associate with Android development, however, thanks to the hard work by XDA Senior Member langer hans and XDA Junior Member bylaws, any hackable Nintendo Switch (typically devices sold before July 2018) can now boot LineageOS 15.1, directly from the SD card. I wrote a hands-on...