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Some Pixel 3/3 XL owners will get a cumulative January and December security update

Google has had a rocky few months in terms of updating its Pixel devices. Rollouts of the monthly security updates have felt slower than usual, and the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL had to wait an extra two weeks to get the December security patch. Those weren't the only devices that had to wait,...

[Update: Launching next month] Xiaomi, OPPO, and Vivo team up to make cross-device file transfers easier

The AirDrop feature on Apple devices is a fast and convenient way of sharing files without any requirement to rely on third-party applications. It has been around since 2011 is one of the reasons why many prefer staying in the Apple ecosystem. Android, too, had had NFC-based Android Beam for several years but it will...

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If you want to succeed in today’s job market, you can’t afford to stand still. Recruiters are looking for people who keep up to date with new technology and trends. If you want to get ahead of the curve in 2020, you might want to check out StackSkills Unlimited. This platform gives you access to...

[Update: Delayed indefinitely] The Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha has a surround-display design, 180% screen-to-body ratio, and costs $2800

Xiaomi's Mi MIX lineup was first introduced as a revolutionary product with a nearly bezel-less display. The concept has matured over the generations with the Mi MIX 2 and the Mi MIX 2S. and with the fourth MIX smartphone, Xiaomi is doing something unique and futuristic. The Mi MIX Alpha is another major leap forward...

[Update 3: 6GB/64GB now available in India] Realme X2 Pro with insane 50W fast charging and flagship specs gets a jaw-dropping price in India

Realme has grown at an astonishing rate over the last year and this controverts the globally declining demand for smartphones. Starting its journey with entry-level smartphones, Realme has rapidly evolved to grab a major chunk of the mid-range segment and is now vying for a share in the segment of flagships – or rather, flagship...

Realme 5 and 5s receive updates with December 2019 security patches

Over the last couple of months, Realme has done a fantastic job of releasing timely security updates for its devices. Following the rollout of the Android security patches for December 2019 early last month, the company rolled out updates for the Realme 1, U1, 3 Pro, XT, C2, 5 Pro, and Realme X with the...

Telegram 5.13 update brings Theme Editor 2.0, “Send when online”, verifiable builds, and more

The Telegram messenger is steadily becoming the go-to choice for users looking for a reliable cross-platform messaging app that's big on privacy. The app offers tons of useful features that make it a better alternative to WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger, and it keeps getting even more new features with each successive update. Earlier this year,...

OPPO plans to assemble 100 million smartphones in India in 2020

With the new year finally upon us, smartphone OEMs have begun sharing their vision and targets for the year. OPPO's plan for 2020 was to evolve and grow better as a brand beyond just smartphones, leveraging 5G as the driving force for these experiences. India also occupies a key position in this vision, as OPPO...

Goodix says mass production of LCD optical under-display fingerprint scanners will happen in 2020

Fingerprint scanners have really taken off in the past few years. What was once limited to only a few select smartphones, is now available on practically every smartphone. The technology behind the sensor has also improved and changed, with the newest trend being the inclusion of under-display fingerprint sensors. These under-display/in-display fingerprint sensors were found...