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MIUI Camera reveals a future Xiaomi phone will support [email protected] videos

This week, Xiaomi has once again shown us just how capable they are of making class-leading phones at different prices. At the budget segment, the company unveiled the Redmi 8A with a 6.2" HD+ display, 5000mAh battery, Snapdragon 439, 18W charging support, and 12MP Sony IMX 363 for Rs. 6499 (~$92.) At the budget flagship...

How to get Google Play Services on the Huawei Mate 30 Pro and Honor 9X [Video]

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro was officially unveiled last week and there are a number of unusual things about it. First off, it has a very dramatic curved display, which may be off-putting to some people. We already showed you how you can artificially "remove" the curved edges. The next big thing is the lack...

Google announces Android 10 (Go Edition) with Adiantum encryption support for budget smartphones

Earlier this month, Google publicly released the final version of Android 10 to the masses, which has now rolled out to several devices, including the Essential Phone, the Redmi K20 Pro, and the OnePlus 7/7 Pro. Additionally, many other devices have been confirmed to come with Google's newest software out of the box, including the...

Apple Music adds a dark mode, Live Lyrics, and Chromecast support in latest update

The music streaming competition space is very fierce. Google's own Google Play Music and YouTube Music apps face tough competition from apps like Spotify. Apple Music has also managed to stand up as a decent alternative as well. Apple is so committed to it, in fact, that they also launched an Android version of the...

Digital Wellbeing prepares to let you schedule Focus Mode for distracting apps

Google's Digital Wellbeing tool launched in the middle of last year as a Pixel-exclusive, but it's now available on smartphones from many different OEMs. Since its initial release, the digital wellness tool has added features like Google Chrome website usage tracking, Family Link integration, app pausing from the launcher, and most recently, Focus Mode to...

[Update: Now Available] Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 private DNS app is getting a free VPN

Web security company, Cloudflare turned its focus towards the public with the announcement of its DNS resolver service, 1.1.1.1, to users worldwide on April 1st (4.1), last year. Then on November 11th (11.11), it launched an app on Android and iOS so that users don't have to manually configure their DNS settings on their smartphones....

Samsung launches the AKG Y100, Y500, N200, and N700NC headphones in India

The 3.5mm headphone jack is surely on its way out, with customers left with very few competitive options in case they still care about the headphone jack and wired earphones. Bluetooth audio peripherals, namely earphones and headphones, are touted as the best replacement for the outgoing wires -- and we can certainly debate all day...

Apply to Get One of Ten Free Honor Band 5’s to Review

Honor is recruiting XDA members to receive the new Honor Band 5 in exchange for a full review. The Honor Band 5 was recently launched and features a 240 x 120 pixel o.95-inch display. The band can fit up to 45 characters at one time, with many different faces to choose from in the Watch...

Huami Amazfit GTR 42mm smartwatch launched in India for ₹9,999 ($140)

Huami is one of the largest wearable device company in the world, claiming a global market share of over 17% through its product lineups under the Amazfit brand. Huami is also the exclusive provider of wearable technology for Xiaomi, one of its investors, and is also the manufacturer of the Mi Band lineup. The company...

MediaTek MT5670 chipset announced for 4K smart TVs like the OnePlus TV

Readers of our website would recognize MediaTek as one of the few SoC manufacturers for early and mid-range smartphones, known for their popular Helio P-series and the recently launched MediaTek Helio G90T that is present inside the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro. But MediaTek's reach extends beyond smartphones, as the company owns 70% of the...

[Update 12: TV pictured] The OnePlus TV launches September 26th in India

OnePlus CEO Mr. Pete Lau had expressed his company's intention to diversify from smartphones into the TV segment. Information on the same was not available for a while, but last week, we finally heard more about the upcoming TV as it passed through Bluetooth SIG certification. The certification listing revealed that the TV will be...

Xiaomi Redmi 8A launched in India with 6.2-inch HD+ display, 5,000 mAh battery for ₹6,499 ($92)

If there's a field in which Xiaomi excels greatly, it is in making entry-level and mid-range devices. Particularly, the company has found great success in its Redmi line of devices. It has been so successful, in fact, that the company has broken apart the Redmi brand as a subbrand of its own, and has sprung...