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The makers of ProtonMail have released a Google Calendar alternative

ProtonMail is an email service known for being privacy-conscious and encrypting emails. It's popular among people who seek more secure alternatives to Gmail. Proton has expanded its line up services to include encrypted contacts, and now the company is branching out into the calendar game with ProtonCalendar. The premise of ProtonCalendar is the same as ProtonMail:...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite live images show off S Pen and camera bump

As Samsung is preparing to launch their Galaxy S20 lineup, they are also planning on launching several other devices in different price ranges for 2020, including "lite" versions of their current flagships. For most intents and purposes, these "lite" versions would carry similar processing power to their full flagship counterparts while cutting on other corners,...

Dive Into Databases With This Online SQL Bootcamp — Now $21

In many industries, data is the foundation for every big decision. Companies that operate this way need people who can build and maintain solid databases. The Ultimate SQL Bootcamp Certification Bundle helps you acquire this lucrative skill set, with six beginner-friendly courses. The training covers a wide range of skills and many of the most...

Chrome for Android tests Duet-friendly UI for tab groups

Back in September this year, Google introduced a new grid tab layout, tab hover previews, in-search answers, and tab grouping on Chrome for Android. Earlier this month, the company started testing a new UI for Chrome's new tab page on Chrome Canary. It seems like the duet tab strip flag has finally made it to...

ZTE Axon 10s Pro 5G passes through TENAA with Snapdragon 865

OEMs are preparing to ring in the new year with releases centered around the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 and its dual-mode 5G support capabilities. ZTE had already announced that it will contribute to the 5G bandwagon in 2020 with the ZTE Axon 10s Pro 5G, coming in with the Snapdragon 865 of course, along with the...

OPPO recruits beta testers for ColorOS 7 and Android 10 update for the OPPO F11 and OPPO F11 Pro

Late last month, OPPO announced the latest version of its Android skin — ColorOS 7 — based on Android 10 in China. Soon thereafter, the company announced ColorOS 7 for global markets at an event in New Delhi. We got a chance to experience the new software with all the new features and UI changes,...

Realme 5 Pro and Realme X receive updates with December 2019 security patches and more

Early this month, Realme started rolling out ColorOS 6 updates for its devices with the Android security patches for December 2019. Realme 1 and U1 were the first to receive the latest security updates from Google and the devices were soon followed by the Realme 3 Pro. The company then rolled out updates for the...

XDA’s Top Smartphones of 2019

It's truly crazy to think about all of the new technology that is launched in one year. 2019 was no different, of course. Hundreds of phones, hardware advancements, new software features, and even new form factors made headlines this year. So what was the best of the best? Some of the XDA Staff have put...

[Update: Rolling out to T-Mobile] OxygenOS 10 based on Android 10 released for the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro

Right after Google released Android 10 for the Google Pixel lineup and the Essential Phone, OnePlus joined the party with OxygenOS Open Beta 1 based on Android 10 for the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. This was followed up with the release of Open Beta 2 for the phones, fixing some of the...

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 may launch before the Galaxy S11/S20

The Samsung Galaxy Fold was a highly anticipated device. It suffered from flaws at first, but it finally made it to the market a few months ago, becoming Samsung's most premium device currently in the market. It works as a normal device (albeit with a weird form factor) when closed shut, and it unfolds into...

ColorOS on Realme devices will soon let you disable content recommendations

Over the last couple of years, a couple of Chinese OEMs have completely disrupted the market by offering devices with amazing hardware at an unbelievable price. While these manufacturers do take some obvious cost-cutting measures to reach the desired price point, they also make use of other methods to generate more revenue. These include system-wide...

[Update: Sony IMX686] OPPO Reno3 and Reno3 Pro launched in China with 5G connectivity, quad rear cameras, and more

OPPO wants to be more than a smartphone brand in 2020, but smartphones still form the central point in its vision, alongside 5G. The future is 5G, most definitely, and OPPO is stocking its arsenal with new 5G-ready smartphones in the form of the OPPO Reno3 and OPPO Reno3 Pro. The OPPO Reno3 Pro was...