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Xiaomi may launch the 4G Redmi K30 in India as the POCO X2

Back in August 2018, Xiaomi kicked off POCO as an independent sub-brand and it had a tremendous start with the launch of the POCO F1 — a budget-friendly device with flagship specifications. However, since then, the company hasn't launched another device. Over the last year, fans of the POCO F1 wondered when the brand would...

Magisk Manager gets a dramatically redesigned UI in the latest Canary update

As of 2020, Magisk is the most popular and recommended rooting solution for hundreds of devices. A big part of its success comes from the developer's activity and consistency of quality updates. Canary, Beta, and eventually Stable channels of Magisk often get updated with exciting new features and better support. The rooting solution's front-end client,...

Google Search Collections get a refined UI and new collaboration features

Google has offered a feature called "Collections" for a while now, but it has always been kinda buried. Essentially, Collections are groups of bookmarks, allowing you to organize things much more easily. Today, Google has announced a refined UI for Collections, along with more prominent placement in the Google app, and a new collaboration feature. First...

POCO explains its new market strategy ahead of its next phone launch

Following POCO's split away from parent-company Xiaomi, the company's General Manager in India, C Manmohan, has explained POCO India's new market strategy ahead of its next phone launch. The company will be forced to compete with both the Mi and Redmi series of smartphones, whilst retaining the same philosophy of "everything you need, nothing you...

Gboard prepares to let you paste images you copy into multiple social and messaging apps

A basic feature of many operating systems is the ability to copy and paste images. This is something we take for granted when using a PC, but it's not as simple on mobile devices. A couple of days ago, we discovered a Chromium commit that mentioned adding support for copying images to the Android clipboard....

Realme will launch its 5G phone globally at MWC 2020

In 2019, 5G was said to have become a reality. The reality, however, was that only a few 5G phones were launched in the market. The 5G ecosystem was in its nascent stages, which meant that the first 5G launches were all $1,000+ flagship phones with limited market availability. The modem and carrier support was...

[Update 2: On Sale February 6th] Motorola reboots the Razr with a vertically folding display

After months of anticipation, Motorola has officially rebooted its iconic Razr brand. The new Motorola Razr is a flip phone just like its predecessors were back before Android and iOS smartphones started to dominate the landscape. However, the new 2019 Razr uses cutting-edge display technology to achieve this iconic design. When you flip the phone...

NFCScreenOff mod enables scanning NFC tags when your Android phone is locked

Have you ever wanted to be able to scan NFC tags when your phone screen is off? That's not a possibility as there are security risks in doing so - imagine if someone could trigger a mobile payment from your smartphone while the screen is off? There are other security risks as well, but the...

Find My Device 2.4 prepares to add support for finding your Bluetooth Fast Pair accessories

Back at Google I/O in May 2019, Google announced lots of new software, devices, and features. One such announcement that they made pertained to the Google Fast Pair Service (GFPS) integrating with Find My Device. GFPS is a part of Google Play Services. Fast Pair does, more or less, exactly what it says on the...

1Controller Magisk Module adds PlayStation Dualshock and Xbox game controller support to rooted Android devices

Over the last couple of years, mobile gaming has evolved from casual games to a burgeoning industry chock full of a variety of eSports titles. We also saw the release of some amazing gaming smartphones and along with that came a slew of gaming accessories, including controllers, secondary displays, cooling fans, and more. However, Android...

The Best Features of the HONOR MagicWatch 2

The HONOR MagicWatch 2 is one of the most advanced smartwatches on the market and comes with a lot of exciting features. HONOR sent us the watch to try it out and after using it for a while we came up with some of our favorite features of the HONOR MagicWatch 2. 14-Day Battery LifeThe Kirin...