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HMD Global reveals Android 10 update roadmap for its Nokia smartphones, teases cheap 5G phone for 2020

The latest version of Android, formerly known as Android Q, will be called Android 10 as part of Google's newest efforts to give Android a fresher look. That's it, no fluff, no dessert name---just Android 10. And while this may make sense from a business perspective, it is still not sitting well with Android enthusiasts....

Google Chrome’s annoying notification prompts will be less intrusive soon

Browsing the web in 2019 isn't always a pleasant experience. Websites are constantly asking you to accept cookies, get your location, and, maybe most annoyingly, send notifications. Google is working on making those prompts less annoying in Chrome. A lot of people may not know that you can disable all notification prompts in Chrome (Site Settings),...

[Update: Phoenix Launch + Boingo Partnership] Verizon enables 5G UWB in Washington D.C., Atlanta, Detroit, and Indianapolis

While many people are still skeptical about 5G, Verizon continues their rollout plans. Today, the company flipped the switch for four new cities: Atlanta, Detroit, Indianapolis, and Washington DC. Verizon is already selling a couple of 5G devices, but the list of available cities is still relatively small. So the continued expansion is good news. Verizon's...

[Update: Android too] Google Chrome adds Password Leak Detection to tell you when your password is compromised

The responsibility of keeping accounts secure is generally something a company puts on the shoulders of the user. However, the way passwords are used by the masses have shown that they aren't as secure as they could be. There are entire industries that have been built around this issue (password managers, U2F keys, etc) and...

[Update 7: In-Game Interface] Google Stadia launches in November with 31 games for $10 per month

Google Stadia has been one of the most exciting things to happen in the gaming industry this year. It brings high-quality gaming to the masses using Google's technology. Up until today, very little was known about the actual details of the service. Google has finally announced a game lineup, pricing, and launch date for Stadia. The...

This could be the OnePlus 7 “T” with a circular camera bump

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau had recently confirmed that his company is working towards a second 5G phone before the end of 2019. This 5G-enabled phone could possibly be the OnePlus 7T, as that is the next logical step for the company based on their own past trends. In the past, we have seen live images...

Android 10 will not get a dessert name, Google reveals new branding

Today is truly the end of an era. Google announced that Android Q will not get a dessert nickname. A tradition that has been going on for a decade has come to a close. Android Q will simply be called "Android 10" and Google has rolled out a new look for the Android brand to...

Samsung Galaxy A50s and Galaxy A30s announced with upgraded cameras and new design

Half a year has passed since the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy A30 and the Samsung Galaxy A50 at Mobile World Congress 2019, and the phones eventually making their way across the globe, including key markets like India. These devices from Samsung target the extremely competitive budget and early mid-range segments, which has been seeing...

Become a Google Genius with These Affordable Training Bundles

From web search to cloud computing, Google has a universal presence online. If you want to build a career in tech, it makes sense to get acquainted with the search giant. These three training bundles can help you master various Google services — now with over 90% off the standard prices via the XDA Developers...

Google ARCore adds support for the Realme 3 Pro, Moto Z4, Motorola One Vision, and more

ARCore (now called "Google Play Services for AR") is an SDK that helps developers add augmented reality features to their Android apps. We've seen cool, albeit gimmicky features like Google's AR Stickers (now called "Playground" — Google loves renaming things) get built on top of ARCore, but we've also seen the SDK get used to...

For months, Google listed the wrong phone number for its own product advice hotline

The average person would turn towards Google in the search of any form of information since the information we find on Google search is considered reliable and dependable. But you know it's not only ironic but also comical when any information on Google's own products website turns out to incorrect. That's what happened with a...

Download the ASUS ROG Phone II’s wallpapers and live wallpapers

The ASUS ROG Phone II is one of the most powerful smartphones available right now, if not the most powerful smartphone. Asus has managed to cram in everything under the sun into a phone that checks out just about every box that an extreme power user would want from a phone. Asus has also provided...