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Samsung may debut its new Exynos 992 processor on the Galaxy Note 20

At Samsung Tech Day 2019 in October last year, the company announced its new flagship Exynos 990 SoC. The SoC is manufactured on the company's new 7nm LPP EUV (extreme ultra-violet) process and it features a triple-cluster CPU core setup consisting of a combination of two custom M5 big cores, two ARM Cortex-76 middle cores,...

Download MIUI 12 Wallpapers and new Super Earth and Mars Live Wallpapers

At the Mi 10 Youth Edition launch event in China yesterday, Xiaomi officially announced MIUI 12 for its Mi and Redmi devices. The latest iteration of Xiaomi's Android skin comes with a new interface, a host of animation, privacy and health features, and much more. As with previous versions of MIUI, Xiaomi has also included...

Xposed Module enables call recording on Sony Xperia phones running Android 10

The Google Phone app recently gained the long-anticipated call recording feature, albeit the company might have made it specific to select countries and/or regions due to concerning laws. While it is possible to install the Google-made dialer app on non-Pixel (or non-Android One) phones and pray for the call recording feature to be activated, it...

Google is rolling out location tracking, battery notifications, and new settings for Fast Pair devices

Back in 2017, Google announced Fast Pair, a feature aimed at improving the first-time pairing experience for Bluetooth accessories. The first Bluetooth accessory to support Fast Pair was the first-generation Google Pixel Buds that debuted alongside the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Since then, dozens of other Bluetooth accessories from many different manufacturers...

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3+ announced for better fast wired charging on mid-range devices

Qualcomm Quick Charge is a proprietary fast wired charging solution found on hundreds of devices with Qualcomm's Snapdragon SoCs. There are multiple versions of the technology that Qualcomm licenses to OEMs, with the most advanced being Quick Charge 4+. Today, Qualcomm introduced a new version of its Quick Charge technology: Quick Charge 3+. With Quick Charge...

Motorola Edge, Motorola Edge+, and LG Velvet forums are now open

Motorola is back to the flagship smartphone market with the Motorola Edge and the Motorola Edge+. While the Motorola Edge is more of an upper midrange device sporting a Snapdragon 765G, the Motorola Edge+ brings the flagship might we haven't seen from the company in years. With a combo of bleeding-edge features with a Snapdragon...

Samsung Galaxy Buds get Microsoft Swift Pair and other features with new firmware update

Samsung launched its second-generation wireless earbuds, the Galaxy Buds+, earlier this year alongside the Galaxy S20 series. The dual-driver earbuds came with multi-device connectivity, Spotify quick access, and the "Ambient Aware" feature for noise isolation. Now, Samsung's older truly wireless earbuds – the Galaxy Buds – are getting these and some more features with the...

Facebook still wants to put ads into WhatsApp

WhatsApp is a service that is used by billions of people around the world. The app's popularity is fueled by the fact that it is free to use and it operates on an ad-free model. This has not always been the case though: many years ago, WhatsApp was available on a semi-premium monetization model, which...

Join 2.3 beta adds local network file transfers and favorite right-click commands

When it comes to transferring files between devices, there are a number of different apps on the Google Play Store that you can use. Among these is Join, a feature-rich app from the developers of the popular automation app Tasker, that allows you to easily connect two devices and share things like notifications, messages, clipboard...

Google Pixel Buds app goes live on Play Store ahead of second-gen Pixel Buds’ release

Google originally unveiled the second generation of Pixel Buds back in October 2019, but consumers have yet to get their hands on the gadget. While we still don't know anything concrete about the exact release date of the wireless earbuds, it now seems pretty close as the companion app has just gone live on the...

Samsung lost ground in India as Realme, OPPO, and Vivo grew during Q1 2020

Despite the fact that Samsung lost its spot as the second most shipped smartphone brand in India to Chinese OEM Vivo in Q4 2019, the company saw significant growth in market share towards the end of last year. This year, however, things seem to have taken a turn for the worse for Samsung, as a...