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Change the Android Auto background with Substratum themes

Android Auto might have lost its place in Google's priority list to Google Assistant's Driving Mode, but there are still plenty of users who remain committed to the Android Auto app. But even that commitment can get boring and drab sometimes—irrespective of the redesigned interface with the dark theme and simplified controls. If you are...

Prep to Get Google Analytics Certified in 48 Hours with this $14 Course

In the world of digital marketing, views and clicks are the difference between viral success and abject failure. Google Analytics allows you to analyze the numbers and figure out what works. For obvious reasons, recruiters often look for people who know the platform. Google Analytics Certification: Get Certified in 2 Days can help you acquire...

Samsung Galaxy S10 gets the Galaxy Note 10’s new camera and DeX features with an update

Some companies can be stingy with what new features they bring to older devices. Samsung is generally good about this, launching devices with features that eventually trickle down to the rest of the lineup. The company is now bringing some of the camera features and DeX for PC support from the Galaxy Note 10 to...

Google Play Pass is a monthly subscription for apps and games that costs $4.99/mo

It's hard to imagine using our phones nowadays without Google Play. It is, in a way, the core of our Android experience: it's where you download new apps and new games to your device, where you process most in-app payments, and where you discover new additions to your app collection. We use it more than...

Samsung Galaxy Fold goes on sale in the U.S. this week via Best Buy and AT&T

Samsung's most interesting device this year is, quite likely, not the Galaxy S10 or the Galaxy Note 10 line of flagship devices, which are outstanding phones by themselves. It's not the Galaxy A series either, which bring all sorts of bleeding-edge features such as 64MP cameras and flipping sensors. Rather, we're talking about the Galaxy...

You will soon be able to make it harder to trigger Google Assistant

As handy as voice-enabled virtual assistants can be, they come with a lot of baggage. Many people are nervous about the information these devices can collect without their knowledge. Having an "always listening" speaker in your vicinity at all times is, frankly, scary to a lot of people. This is a constant battle for companies...

Bliss OS, an Android ROM for your desktop PC, now supports the Vulkan Graphics API

Android is the world's most popular operating system for smartphones, but it does not have any significant presence on desktop. If you have ever wondered how you could run Android on your desktop, Bliss OS presents itself as one of the possible solutions for Android x86. Back in April 2019, Bliss OS based on Android...

How to unlock the bootloader of the ZTE Axon 10 Pro

The ZTE Axon 10 Pro was announced with 5G support back at MWC in February 2019. ZTE then went on to launch non-5G, or simply 4G, variants of the Axon 10 Pro in Europe and the USA. The regular Axon 10 Pro launched in the US is compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile, so it makes...

[Update 3: USB Type-C port] Xiaomi Redmi 8A has been pictured through its TENAA listing

Xiaomi makes a whole host of products, extending beyond smartphones into several other smart home areas. Even within their smartphone lineup, you can find a phone for a lot of different budget segments. However, for the Chinese company, its low-cost high-value series like the Redmi series, Redmi A-series, and the Redmi Note-series are some of...

The Dual-Screen Nubia Z20 launches in North America and Europe next month

ZTE's Nubia sub-brand showed off the dual-screen Nubia Z20 earlier this year, and consumers in the US, Canada, EU, and the UK will soon be able to purchase their own. While other manufacturers have resorted to waterdrop notches, pop-up cameras, "pizza-slice"/"shark-fin" cameras and hole-punch displays to eliminate bezels in the pursuit of touting an all-screen...

ASUS ROG Phone II with crazy specs and a crazier pricing launches in India

ASUS has been making smartphones for quite many years now but if there's something that has really turned heads is its gaming smartphones. Branded under ASUS' Republic of Gamers (ROG) trademark, the gaming phones are powered in line with the laptops under the ROG brand name. Back in July, ASUS launched its second gaming smartphone...

Huawei Mate 30 Pro wallpapers now available for download

Just a few days ago, Huawei took the stage to unveil their newest series of flagship devices, which include the Huawei Mate 30 and the Huawei Mate 30 Pro. Keeping sanctions-related issues aside, they are still very compelling hardware packages, with the Huawei Mate 30 Pro being the most advanced and bleeding-edge device of the...