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Tronsmart Spunky Beat Review – A huge improvement in a small package

It's been nearly four years since Apple ditched the headphone jack (yes, Moto did it first, no one cares). Many companies (including those who conveniently dropped the headphone jack from their own devices) have come out with wireless earbud and headphone options. We're here to talk about one such option from one such company: the...

Motorola Moto G8 is finally official with Snapdragon 665 and triple rear cameras

The Moto G8 series has been a bit of an odd collection of devices. Motorola kicked off the series with the Moto G8 Plus and Moto G8 Play. The company then announced the Moto G Power and Moto G Stylus, which seem like they should be in the G8 family, but don't share the branding....

TCL shows off two concept phones with rollable and tri-foldable displays

Smartphones started off as small-screen devices that could easily fit into our palm, and gradually gained bigger displays till the point they could not fit into our pockets. To shrink them back down again, the war on bezels eliminated all the holding areas on the front of the device, giving us our current generation of...

Remap the power button on the Samsung Galaxy S20 with sideActions

Customization is a key feature that gives Android smartphones a leg up over their iOS counterparts. Android users love to customize the functionality of each aspect of their phones and the Play Store is chock full of apps that allow you to do just that. Earlier this week, we talked about the aodNotify app, which...

Twitter now lets you pin lists as tabs, tests “Fleets”, and starts rolling out threaded replies for Android

If you're an avid Twitter user, you'd already know that the platform's Lists feature can really help you streamline your feed and make it easier for you to follow specific topics or people. In a bid to make accessing these lists even easier, Twitter is now rolling out a new feature that will allow users...

Realme Band launched in India alongside the Realme 6 series

At the recently concluded Realme 6 series launch event in Delhi, the company finally lifted the covers off the Realme 6 and the Realme 6 Pro. The new devices are a major step up from the Realme 5 series from last year and offer some features that were previously limited to flagship devices, including 90Hz...

Realme 6 and 6 Pro launched in India with 90Hz hole-punch displays and 30W fast charging

Realme has had a great start this year with the launch of the budget-friendly Realme C3 and its first 5G flagship, the Realme X50 Pro. In my review of the Realme C3, I found the MediaTek Helio G70 powered device to be a great option for mobile gamers on a budget, while Adam from our...

Project Sandcastle brings Android to the iPhone 7 using checkra1n

Apple makes some interesting consumer hardware in the form of the iPhone. Apple exercises complete control over the hardware and software of the iPhone and its other devices, enabling it to deliver an arguably unparalleled experience. This experience lets them charge heavy markups on their products, and several consumers are fine with this cost for...

iFixit’s Galaxy S20 Ultra teardown shows off Samsung’s 100X Space Zoom camera

The Galaxy S20 Ultra is Samsung's most expensive smartphone in the new Galaxy S line, and it features a variety of top-tier hardware features that Samsung hopes will justify that price. The biggest selling point of the phone is its camera setup. The S20 Ultra has a huge 108MP primary sensor that supports 3x3 pixel...

Google releases Android 11 Developer Preview 1.1 to fix some bugs

Google released the first developer preview for Android 11 exactly 2 weeks ago. The company plans to release two more developer previews and three public betas before the stable release in Q3. However, today Google is releasing Developer Preview 1.1 to address a few bugs that were present in the initial release. Check out the...

Google Assistant can now read web pages out loud in 42 languages

Earlier this year, Google announced some upcoming features for Assistant. One of those features was the ability to ask Google Assistant to read a web page out loud. The company is now ready to roll out this feature and it works with 42 languages at launch. Using Google Assistant to read a long web page couldn't...

Moment’s new mount lets you use Moment lenses on any Android phone

One of the ways you can squeeze out even more functionality from your smartphone camera is a 3rd-party lens. Moment is perhaps the most popular maker of high-quality lenses for smartphones. These lenses have required cases for specific phones in order to perfectly line up the lens with the camera. The company now has a...