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Files by Google gets a dark theme and new media player controls

Google's slow march toward every app having a dark theme continues. The company published a blog post today to celebrate 100 million users of the Files by Google app. It was built for areas like India, but Google says people are using it everywhere. 8GB of storage is freed up every second. Google also used...

[Update 2: Headphone dongle leaked] Another report points to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 not having a headphone jack or physical buttons

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is still several months away, but as with most Samsung phones, we're already hearing plenty about it. We already know Verizon will carry the device and it will support 5G. There may even be multiple Note 10 models this year, just like the Galaxy S10. But two rumors stand out:...

Samsung Galaxy A70 gets the Galaxy S10’s camera night mode in the July update

Software is one area where Samsung has faced criticism for its lackluster support and unwillingness to update older devices. In recent times, though, the company has shown more enthusiasm at rolling out both platform and security updates to its budget and mid-range smartphones (thanks in large part to Project Treble). The company updated the Galaxy...

YouTube 14.31.50 for Android adds phone screen live streaming support

Google branched off YouTube Gaming from regular YouTube back in August 2015, aiming to create a gaming-oriented app for videos and live streaming that could compete against the likes of Twitch. One of these competing features was the ability to screen cast your phone's screen to the service, allowing video game content creators to directly...

OnePlus rolls out the August 2019 patches early for the OnePlus 7 Pro via OxygenOS 9.5.11

In a bit of a pleasant surprise, OnePlus has rolled out the August 2019 security patches for its latest flagship, the OnePlus 7 Pro with the newest OxygenOS 9.5.11 update. The surprising bit is that not only is the OnePlus 7 Pro on the latest security patch with this new update, but the security bulletin...

Huawei Y9 Prime with 16MP pop-up camera, triple rear cameras, Kirin 710F launched in India

Huawei is among the frontrunners in terms of smartphone innovation, be it photography, NPU-related applications, or a comprehensive set of feature in its Android skin - EMUI. Even though its sub-brand Honor has experimented with various remedies to the notch, including hole-punch displays and sliders, Huawei took a long time before it could embrace something...

Google Pay adds notifications and SMS alerts to reduce scams in India

Google launched Google Pay as Google Tez in India back in September 2017, building up heavily on the government's Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform for mobile-based banking transactions. Despite being late to the market, Google Tez gained 7.5 Million users in the country within five weeks of its launch. The service was eventually renamed to...