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Xiaomi Mi A3/CC9e kernel source code is now available

Xiaomi recently unveiled their new camera-focused lineup with the launch of the new Xiaomi CC9e, the Xiaomi CC9 and the Xiaomi CC9 Meitu Edition. While it is still unknown if the CC-lineup will see a release outside of China, Xiaomi did use the phones as the base for the next iteration of devices in their...

UK’s O2 will launch its 5G network in 6 cities in October

5G trials and rollouts are underway in several countries around the world. In the UK, EE won the race to become the first to roll out its 5G network, with a May 30 launch targeting six major cities in the UK. Now O2 has announced its plans to roll out its 5G network in six...

OnePlus sells the OnePlus 7 in a 12GB RAM model, but only in China

The premium OnePlus 7 Pro elevated the image of OnePlus in our eyes during our review with all its richness and refreshing beauty. While the OnePlus 7 Pro attracted most of the attention from media and tech enthusiast, we cannot deny that the OnePlus 7 (non-Pro) is also a great device, even if it doesn't...

Huawei CEO shows off the updated design of the foldable Mate X

At the beginning of this year, tech enthusiasts were really psyched about some big names finally entering the space for foldable smartphones. In as early as February, two smartphone majors such as Samsung and Huawei showcased their prospective foldable phone prototypes with aspirations to launch their respective devices over the following months. However, both the...

The Orange Neva Jet is a rebranded 5G ZTE Axon 10 Pro likely headed to France

There was a time when Chinese brand ZTE was popular among smartphone enthusiasts. The ZTE Axon 7 went toe-to-toe with the OnePlus 3 as the best value flagship of 2016, but its successor, the 2018 ZTE Axon 9 Pro was seen as a disappointment by many Axon 7 users as the phone didn't have a...

PUBG Mobile Lite launched in India, designed for phones with less than 2GB RAM

PlayerUnknown's Battleground, or PUBG as it is more commonly referred to as, is one of the most popular games available on the Google Play Store. The Mobile version of the game sees massive popularity in India, and it is rather common to hear about it in clickbait news stories every week where the game is...

Snap credits the Snapchat for Android revamp for its recent success

Historically, Snapchat has always had a less-than-stellar relationship with Android. While the iOS version of the app has always worked flawlessly on Apple's platform, the Android version of the app has normally been considered the complete opposite, with the app normally regarded as being slow and laggy as well as a constant battery hog that...

The Pixel 3a helped Google double its year-on-year Pixel sales

Google's hardware business is definitely unique. Initially conceived in 2016, Pixel devices have come with Google's own software magic, which helps them make up for their lack of bleeding-edge specifications or their middling feature sets. Recently, the company opted to dip their toes in the mid-range smartphone scene with the Pixel 3a and the Pixel...

Xposed Module adds a Pixel-like Always on Display for OnePlus devices

Always On Displays have become a cool feature that we see on several flagships that predominantly sport OLED displays. The basic idea behind an Always On Display (AOD) is to have a certain set of information always displayed on your device while drawing minimal power. Even though the idea remains the same, the implementation of...

Google Play Services prepares to let the Autofill Service automatically pull SMS verification codes

Setting up two-factor authentication for your online accounts is a necessity if you care at all about the security of your data. Most users who have 2FA enabled use on-device prompts, authenticator apps, or verification codes sent via SMS. Although the former two are considered more secure than SMS code verification, Google's research shows that...

Mophie Powerstation Hub Review: Swiss Army Charger

Battery packs and charging accessories are available in abundance. Do a simple search for "battery pack" on Amazon and you'll find a mind-numbing amount of products to choose from. Most of these charging accessories do the same thing, but every once in awhile we find one that is more exciting. Right now, that's the Mophie...

Nokia 8.2 may feature a 32MP pop-up camera and Android Q

HMD Global hasn't followed the traditional naming scheme for its Nokia-branded Android smartphones. Instead, they've used the numbers as a sliding scale, in a sense. With devices like the Nokia 1 and Nokia 2 being on the very low-end and the Nokia 8 being on the higher end. Recent rumors of the upcoming Nokia 8.2...