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LG V60 ThinQ Hands-on: A Solid Dual Screen Experience

LG officially took the wraps off the LG V60 ThinQ earlier today. As with the previously launched LG G8X ThinQ and LG V50 ThinQ, this device also supports LG's Dual Screen attachment. XDA TV's TK Bay had a chance to take a look at this device before launch to give you his first impressions of...

[Update 7: Google applied for license] Huawei will be allowed to buy from US suppliers again

The latest development in the Huawei trade ban saga comes directly from the ongoing G20 summit wherein US President Donald Trump announced that "U.S. companies can sell their equipment to Huawei." This is a major reprieve to Huawei, which was suffering from the political tensions between the USA and China.Donald Trump, President of the USA,...

Samsung will sell the Galaxy S20’s new security chip to other OEMs

The Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra were announced earlier this month at Galaxy Unpacked 2020. As we expected, the trio of smartphones offers flagship specifications including the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, up to 16GB RAM of LPDDR5 RAM, and up to 512GB of UFS 3.0 storage, 120Hz OLED displays, massive batteries, and more. But...

Hands on with the Honor 9X Pro and the Honor View 30 Pro

Following an exhibitor exodus at this year's MWC 2020, the event was eventually canceled. Companies with launch events such as Xiaomi and OPPO were forced to reschedule, though not everyone canceled. Huawei and Honor both held events in Barcelona, though they were primarily virtual launch events with demo areas that those in attendance could try...

Microsoft Surface Duo will have a “peek” feature to quickly glance at information

Since 2007, new touchscreen smartphone launches have been following the slate form factor. Displays have got bigger, the front bezels have been reduced, and we have seen popup camera solutions, but the basic form factor has been the same. Since 2019, though, three new form factors have emerged. The first is a horizontally folding foldable...

Samsung SoundAssistant update adds a stock Android-like vertical volume slider to One UI 2.0

Samsung's UI experience has wildly transformed and changed throughout the years. It was formerly known as TouchWiz and regarded as one of the most bloated and slowest Android skins. Those days are mostly long gone, though, and Samsung's skin has undergone a heavy transformation in recent years. Now it's known as "One UI", and while...

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Plenty of people seem to be happy enough trading their personal data for “free” content and services. But for those of us who value privacy and security, using a VPN is pretty essential. KeepSolid VPN Unlimited is an award-winning provider that offers top-notch protection on all major platforms. Right now, you can get lifetime protection...

The LG V60 ThinQ is launched with the 5G Snapdragon 865, triple rear cameras, and Dual Screen attachment

We have been hearing about LG's next flagship smartphone, the LG V60 ThinQ, for a while now. LG was scheduled to launch the phone at MWC 2020, but after the cancellation of the event, the company has decided to announce the device via an online press release, skipping on holding an event at a later...

Pixel Stand 1.4 prepares to add a shortcut to the Google Home app

The original Pixel and the Pixel 2 were heavily criticized for their lack of wireless charging. Google finally got around to adding the feature in the Pixel 3, as well as releasing their own wireless charger, the aptly named Pixel Stand. For quite some time, it was the only charger capable of doing 10W fast...

OxygenOS Open Beta 5 rolls out for the OnePlus 6/6T with February 2020 patches and many optimizations

OnePlus' flagships from 2018, the OnePlus 6 and the OnePlus 6T, received the Android 10 update back in December last year. The update introduced all of the new features Google introduced in Android 10, along with a couple of OxygenOS-specific features for the two devices. Now, the company is rolling out OxygenOS Open Beta 5...

TWRP adds support for the Sony Xperia 10/10 Plus

The Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) is the most popular custom recovery out there, and for good reason. It offers the best blend of functionality, and it remains easy-to-use. It also has a fairly pleasing user interface. Official TWRP support has recently been added for the Xiaomi Mi A3, Redmi Note 8 Pro, ASUS ROG...

[Update: Processor Specification] Realme 6 series will have a 64MP main camera, 90Hz display, and 30W charging

Chinese OEM Realme kicked off 2020 with the launch of the Realme C3 — a MediaTek Helio G70 powered budget device that offers excellent gaming performance. The company followed that up with the Realme X50 Pro, its first 5G enabled flagship that packs in top-of-the-line specifications. Adam from our team described the Snapdragon 865-powered flagship...