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The Microsoft Office update for Android adds dual screen support on LG phones

Microsoft Office on mobile has had a long history. Office Mobile was first released for the deprecated Windows Mobile OS back in the late 2000s. Then, Microsoft brought it to Windows Phone, but the functionality was quite limited as it wasn't even on par with other productivity apps. The modern Office apps' inception was actually...

Get Better Sleep with the HONOR MagicWatch 2

The HONOR MagicWatch 2 is one of the best options for people looking to track their workout. But what is equally important to your fitness routine, is the quality of your sleep. That's why HONOR made the MagicWatch 2 with advanced sleep-tracking and data analysis. These tools are put to use to help you get...

Xiaomi publishes kernel source code for the Mi A2 Lite Android 10 and Redmi 8A Dual Android Pie releases

Xiaomi announced the Mi A2 Lite and the Mi A2 all the way back in May 2018 as part of the Android One program. Building upon the success of Xiaomi’s first Android One Phone, Mi A1, both device packed competitive specs with affordable prices with the main attraction, of course, being the stock Android experience...

KIOXIA starts sampling UFS 3.1 storage chips up to 1TB in capacity for mobile devices

Universal Flash Storage (or UFS) is the flash storage standard that is used in most flagship and upper mid-range smartphones these days. Most flagship devices launched in 2019 featured UFS 2.1 NAND storage, while some phones like the OnePlus 7 series, the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the Galaxy Note 10 series, and the Realme X2 Pro...

[Update: Additional details revealed] Vivo teases absurd 60W wireless charging for its APEX 2020 Concept Phone

Chinese OEM Vivo was expected to showcase its APEX 2020 concept smartphone at the Mobile World Congress trade show this year. However, the trade show was canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and therefore, the APEX 2020 announcement was delayed. Although Vivo had pulled out of the event before it was officially canceled, the...

Samsung Galaxy A10 was the best selling Android phone of 2019

Earlier this year in January, a report from market intelligence firm IDC revealed that Xiaomi and Samsung saw significant growth in market share in India, backed by devices in the Redmi Note and Galaxy A series. At the time, a Xiaomi spokesperson had revealed that the company had managed to sell over one million Redmi...

MediaTek announces the Helio P95 SoC with APU 2.0 AI accelerator, HyperEngine game technology, and more

MediaTek has announced a new addition to its Helio family with the launch of the Helio P95 processor. The MediaTek Helio P95 is a successor to the Helio P90 that was launched back in December 2018 and brings along several improvements across GPU, camera, connectivity, and AI. By and large, the Helio P95 isn’t a drastic...

[Update: Delayed due to COVID-19] Xiaomi Mi A3 will receive Android 10 in mid-February

The Xiaomi Mi A3 was launched in July 2019 with Android 9 Pie, and the good-looking smartphone made its way to India a month later. Being an Android One device, users expected that the Google-flavored Android UX would receive fairly quick updates to the latest version of Android. But that hasn't really been the case, as the...

How to change the fingerprint icon and animation on the Huawei P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro and the Huawei P30 Pro are two very awesome devices that, aside from being flagship devices powered by the Kirin 980 processor and running EMUI, also happen to be phones with lots of features in tow, such as awesome cameras, wireless charging, curved displays, and more. They serve as a...

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...