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Android 11 may finally bring a proper, native Wireless ADB implementation

For Android app developers, ADB is an indispensable tool for debugging applications. With the ability to generate logs, push and pull files, sideload APKs, and enter the shell, ADB gives developers a lot of control over a test device while using a PC. While it's possible to use ADB wirelessly by connecting to your device...

Razer unveils the Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds and the Junglecat Gaming Controller

Razer has announced two products today. The first of these is the Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds and the second is the Junglecat gaming controller. Besides the oddly aggressive names, these devices have some interesting features to offer. Let's take a look at both of these announcements, starting with the true wireless earbuds. Razer Hammerhead True Wireless...

Breaking: Samsung teases a new vertically folding Galaxy Fold

Foldable phones are extremely new and we haven't seen many different form factors yet. The Samsung Galaxy Fold is the only foldable on the market and it has a form factor similar to a book. The display is on the inside and it opens to the size of a small tablet. We've known Samsung is...

Android 10 brings controller mapping support for the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Gaming on Android has usually meant gaming on the touchscreen of your smartphone. While Android does boast of a very large collection of touch-optimized games, some titles just work out better when the player uses a gamepad and real hardware buttons and keys. For the same purpose, you can find a whole host of generic...

Google is preparing to add a Games Hub to Chrome for Android

More often than I would like to admit, I have spent several frustrating minutes in front of my browser with the Chrome Dino game. The simple game has helped keep my mind distracted from the frustrating reality of not having an active internet connection, thanks to a spongy and undependable connection from my ISP. Perhaps...

Microsoft expands its Designed for Xbox accessories program to cover mobile gaming

Game streaming services will be the talk of the town next month, as Google enters the ring with Google Stadia. Google's entry heats up the market which already sees majors like NVIDIA GeForce and Microsoft Project xCloud vying for space in your life. In order to ensure that the customer has all the reasons needed...

Developers can now upload Progressive Web Apps to the Samsung Galaxy Store

Earlier this year in February, Google Chrome for Android received an update that introduced a whole new category of apps on the Google Play Store. The update essentially allowed developers to publish Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) on the Play Store, thanks to Trusted Web Activities which Google announced back in 2017. Now, Samsung is building...

Realme X Development Updates: First Custom Kernel and 5 new ROMs are available

Chinese OEM Realme launched the Realme X in India back in July this year and the device quite well received. In a bid to make the device more attractive to buyers, the company then shipped units to custom ROM and kernel developers late last month. Thanks to the company's proactive support, we saw the release...

We’ve opened forums for the Moto G8 Plus, Moto G8 Play, Moto E6 Play, and OPPO Reno Z

Despite receiving poor response in high-competition markets like India, Motorola has launched a couple of compelling devices in the recent past. Over the last couple of months, the company has launched the Motorola One Action, Motorola One Zoom, Moto E6 series, and the Motorola One Macro. Most recently, it launched the Moto G8 Plus, along...

Xiaomi reveals more info on the Mi Watch and Mi CC9 Pro as TENAA listing goes live

Xiaomi is gearing up to announce its next flagship smartphone, as teasers have begun flowing in for the Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro. And since most devices get leaked anyway, the company has gone ahead and revealed information of the device on its own rather than wait for leaks to steal its thunder. Taking to its...

Android 10 custom GSI brings the latest Android OS to any Project Treble-supported device

Thanks to Project Treble, a major rearchitecting of the Android OS, it's possible to boot a generic, AOSP-based system image without modifying the boot or vendor image. OEMs seeking Google certification are required to test their devices for Treble compliance by booting this "Generic System Image," or GSI, and verifying basic hardware functionality, but they...