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[Update 2: October 28th launch] New NVIDIA SHIELD TV Pro pops up on Amazon with Dolby Vision and redesigned remote

The NVIDIA SHIELD TV is one of the best Android devices that has ever come to market and it's not even a phone. The original device has received tremendous support from NVIDIA for over 4 years now. We've recently caught wind of new SHIELD TV devices in the pipeline and now an Amazon listing has...

Motorola launches Moto G8 Plus with 48MP primary camera, GoPro-esque Action Cam along with Moto G8 Play and Moto E6 Play

Motorola has been a roll when it comes to launching new devices one after another. In the last couple of months, the company has launched the Motorola One Action, Motorola One Zoom, Moto E6 series, and very recently the Motorola One Macro. The company appears to be focussing on aspects of the entertainment as well...

[Update 4: Fix rolling out now] Samsung will fix Galaxy S10 flaw that let anyone bypass fingerprint unlock

Back in March, when Samsung launched the Galaxy S10, they described its fingerprint scanner as "revolutionary." The in-screen scanner uses ultrasound to detect the ridges of users' fingers and match it to stored data. Previous versions of in-screen fingerprint scanners tended to use optical scanners, which projected light under the screen and read your fingerprint...

OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition is coming to the US in a 5G model for T-Mobile

OnePlus and T-Mobile have teamed up to release the second 5G phone for both companies. The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition will be available in the US exclusively through T-Mobile. Some people were surprised that OnePlus didn't share any 5G news when they announced the OnePlus 7T series. Now we know they were just waiting...

Samsung announces the 7nm Exynos 990 SoC and the 5G Exynos Modem 5123

At Samsung Tech Day 2019, Samsung has announced the system-on-chip that will almost certainly power next year's international variants of the Galaxy S11 phones: the Exynos 990. The company has also announced a new cutting-edge discrete 5G Exynos Modem 5123 that is meant to be paired with the Exynos 990. Exynos 990 The Exynos 990 is the...

ARM announces the mid-range Mali-G57 GPU with the Valhall architecture

In May, ARM announced the ARM Cortex-A77 CPU architecture and the ARM Mali-G77 GPU. The Mali-G77 GPU is the first GPU to feature the new "Valhall" architecture, which succeeds the Bifrost architecture that has been powering ARM's GPUs since 2016. The premium Mali-G77 will show up as part of Samsung's brand new Exynos 990 flagship...

Honor 9X smartphone launches in Russia, coming soon to the Netherlands

Huawei's subsidiary Honor launched the Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro in China earlier this year. The devices packed in some impressive specifications and featured a modern design with a notch-less display up on the front. To make room for the display, Honor also put the selfie camera in a pop-up module at the top....

Forums are now open for the Samsung Galaxy A30s, A50s, A70s, M10s, and M30s

Samsung prominently finds itself in the news for its high-quality flagship releases within the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note series. But for the rest of the world, Samsung is also synonymous for providing quality options over a wide range of price points. The South Korean company churns out multiple smartphones covering various use cases, hoping...

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G kernel source code is now available

Late last month at an event in China, Xiaomi launched the Mi 9 Pro 5G, an upgraded version of its flagship Mi 9. The device featured some impressive specifications, including a Snapdragon 855+ SoC, 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. It also featured a vapor chamber-style heat sink made of copper and support for 40-watt...

OnePlus Launcher 4.1.0 prepares to add a new Courier Tracking card to the Shelf

OxygenOS, OnePlus' skinned version of Android, is one of the main reasons behind the popularity of its devices. It offers users a stock Android-like experience, while still featuring plenty of customization options. Even the stock apps included on the devices follow this trend, including the OnePlus Launcher. The launcher looks minimal at first, but it...

TWRP lead explains why it’ll take time for the custom recovery to support Android 10

Dessert name or not, Android 10 is the flavor of the season. Several flagships from prominent OEMs have received their official updates, while several others have received a taste of the new OS version thanks to Android 10 custom ROMs. Google is also very happy with Android 10's adoption rate, made possible because of Project...

ASUS rolls out a public Android 10 beta with ZenUI 6 for the ZenFone 5Z

Following the first stable rollout of Android 10 on Pixel devices, several manufacturers have released both stable and beta updates to their devices. While some, like Essential and OnePlus, released stable versions of Android 10 to some of their devices, most others are still on the beta channel. Quite recently, LG and Oppo released their...