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Realme X2 Pro and Realme C2 get updates with January 2020 security patches, and more

India's smartphone market booming and that's because of the high demand for new features at affordable prices. Brands of Chinese origin, such as Xiaomi, Realme, Vivo, OPPO, etc. occupy four out of the top five positions. Among these brands, Realme has launched the highest number of noteworthy devices in 2019 and a large number of...

[Update: Launched in India] Samsung Galaxy A51 is now official with a hole punch display and quad rear cameras

Just a couple of months after Samsung announced the Galaxy A50s, the company has launched the Galaxy A51 in Vietnam. We've already seen plenty of leaked renders of the device showcasing the punch-hole display and 48MP quad rear camera setup. And now we have more information about the device's internal specifications. The all-new Galaxy A51...

Google is making a messaging app for G Suite that combines Gmail, Hangouts Meet/Chat, and Drive

You are probably already privy to the news that Google will be doing away with Hangouts sooner or later, and in doing so, they've broken it apart into two different services for G Suite enterprise users: Hangouts Meet, which serves as a platform for video chatting for online meetings, and Hangouts Chat, which helps users...

Unofficial LineageOS 17.1 brings Android 10 to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8

Samsung has been busy rolling out Android 10 updates to its flagship devices for the past few months now. The Galaxy 10 series was the first to receive the One UI 2.0 beta based on Android 10 in November last year while the Galaxy S9/ S9+ received their stable Android 10 update just yesterday. As...

HMD Global’s Nokia 400 could be the first feature phone with Android

Android was originally designed to be used with keys but the introduction of the iPhone tipped the balance of the smartphone industry towards touchscreens. So, since its launch in 2008, Android devices has relied on touchscreens. With the growing demand to be online, smartphone companies have previously launched super-affordable Android Go edition smartphones and even...

Google Play Store v18.6.28 hints at automatically installing apps and games you pre-register for

The Google Play Store is a very important app for the Android ecosystem, serving as the primary and central point of distributing Android apps to millions of users around the world. The success of apps and games can thus depend heavily on marketing strategies that hinge on the Play Store -- how many users are...

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro confirmed in MIUI 11 code, will support 66W fast wired charging

Xiaomi will be launching the Mi 10 flagship series in China very soon. The phone succeeds Xiaomi's existing Mi 9 (review) flagship series and should be built upon similar virtues of bringing a premium experience at a price that makes it more desirable than a real flagship. At the Snapdragon Tech Summit back in December,...

OPPO Find X2 Pro appears in certification filing as new rumor points to WQHD 120Hz screen and 65W charging

Way back in June 2018, OPPO unveiled the Find X — the first device to feature a slider mechanism and a bezel-less design. Much like every other flagship device from the time, the OPPO Find X packed in a Snapdragon 845 SoC, 8GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of storage. Late last year we...

First look at the Google Phone App’s Call Recording feature on the Pixel 4

Two weeks ago, we spotted the first hints at a call recording feature in the Google Phone app. Version 43 of the dialer application added a few strings and layout files hinting at the functionality, but with version 44 of the Google Phone application, we managed to fully activate the feature.The Google Phone app is...

[Update: Shown Publicly] Google Translate tests a Continuous Translation mode for voice input

Earlier this month, Google rolled out a new Interpreter Mode for the Google Assistant. As the name suggests, the new mode allows you to make the Google Assistant act as your translator for a number of different languages. With a simple command, the feature allows you to translate whatever you're speaking into a different language...

[Update 2: US Models] Samsung Galaxy Note 9 receives stable Android 10 with One UI 2.0

As 2019 nears its grand finale, Samsung has something special in store for the Galaxy Note 9 owners: the sweet treat of Android 10. Samsung has begun rolling out stable Android 10 update to Galaxy Note 9 users in India, as per multiple user reports on our forums. At the time being, the update is...

The new Google Assistant can finally work with 3-button navigation on Pixel 4

With Android 10 and the Pixel 4 lineup, we were treated to, yet again, new revamps and takes on different Google services. One of the most noteworthy changes is clearly the new Google Assistant. It is still the same Assistant we know and love, but it has received a couple of revamps to both the...