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Xiaomi releases stable Android 10 for the Redmi K20 Pro on the same day as Google

Google just released stable Android 10 for the Pixel family earlier today. As per usual, Essential was hot on their tail with the update for the Essential Phone. The next OEM to release Android 10 may surprise you: Xiaomi is rolling it out to the Redmi K20 Pro in China and India. The latest MIUI 10...

Stable Android 10 is now available for the Google Pixel and the Essential Phone

After six beta updates, Google is finally ready to release stable Android 10 (Queen Cake? Quince Tart? Who knows!). This has been one of the most interesting Android beta periods since Google started the program. The gesture navigation system has been the main focus and Google apparently thinks it's ready for primetime. Android 10 is...

September 2019 security patches are out for Google Pixel phones and Essential Phone

Hot on the heels of stable Android 10 being released, Google is also sending out the September 2019 security patches. For those who are updating their Pixel device (or Essential Phone) to Android 10, you will already be getting the latest Android security patches. Google usually lists a few noteworthy "functional patches" with each monthly Android...

ASUS ZenFone 6, Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e, Moto G7, and more are now supported by TWRP

The ASUS ZenFone 6, Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e, Motorola Moto G7, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Snapdragon), and BQ Aquarius M10 4G all have one thing in common - and that's official TWRP support! If you have one of those devices listed above with an unlocked bootloader, you can finally flash an official build of TWRP,...

Google is finally addressing Calendar invite spam

If you're a user of Google products you've probably heard about the recent spam outbreak in Google Calendar. The design flaw has been around for a while, but just recently it started getting exploited and showing up for a majority of users. Google is finally addressing this issue and they are working on a fix. If...

ASUS ZenFone 6 gets 75Hz display refresh rate support via custom kernel

The ASUS ZenFone 6, or the ASUS 6z as it is called in India, is one of the surprise releases of this year, coming out as a very good smartphone alternative for those who dislike the more often recommended mainstream options. Asus had blessed the phone with several key updates, like bringing over August 2019 security...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 kernel source code is now available

Samsung announced both the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ just a couple of weeks ago, with a 5G edition of the Note 10+ available on some networks as well. The trio of devices has begun to reach consumers, with all of them packing some impressive specs. Just like any other...

[Update: More Details] Samsung’s next foldable phone may have a clamshell design

The Samsung Galaxy Fold launch hasn't exactly gone well. After all the initial hype, once users actually started to get their hands on the phone, it became clear that this was not the perfect folding phone we had all hoped for. The whole fiasco led to Samsung recalling all models of the device, and things...

Realme X bootloader unlocking and kernel source code are now available

The Realme X was launched in China in the middle of May 2019, and came to India two months later. This device, complete with its no-notch 6.53″ FHD+ AMOLED, Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, plentiful RAM and storage options, a pop-up selfie camera, a 48MP rear camera and a premium build and design, gave tough competition...

Facebook may soon test hiding the like count from posts, like Instagram

Social media has become a very important part of our everyday lives. Some of us have become over-reliant on these sharing platforms, so much so that our day begins and ends with social media, and our lives at times revolves around creating a positive image of ourselves with our followers. This constant addiction to social...

Get Dark Mode on WhatsApp for Desktop with this theme

WhatsApp is one of the most popular Instant Messaging services out there, with clients available for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Windows PC and Mac OS. The desktop versions of WhatsApp do need an active synced connection with a WhatsApp client on either Android or iOS, so users are limited with what they can do. Still,...

Miss Spotify for Android’s widget? Here are two ways to recreate it

Widgets have not been a top priority for Google for the past few Android releases, but that does not mean that they are no longer used. A lot of people, including myself, use them on a daily basis, and a homescreen widget for a music player is one of the better uses for an Android...