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Download: Xiaomi Redmi 7A receives stable beta Android 10 update with MIUI 11

The Redmi A series is intended for the entry-level Android smartphone market, and the lineup truly offers the best bang for the buck. They can easily outperform the Android Go-powered phones from the same budget segment, thanks to the better hardware configuration. In terms of software updates, Xiaomi usually delivers one major Android version update...

ASUS rolls out a third Android 10 beta update for the ZenFone Max Pro M1

ASUS is one of the few smartphone makers that offer more than one kind of Android software experience on their smartphones. The company maintains a dedicated product lineup for Android purists that was initiated back in 2018 with the release of the ZenFone Max Pro M1. The phone was shipped with a close-to-stock build of...

Firefox for Android ditches Preview builds to simplify releases

We talk a lot about Chrome when it comes to Android browsers, but there are several other great options available. Firefox is one such browser and Mozilla maintains a few different builds for people looking to try the latest features. There is stable Firefox, Firefox Beta, Firefox Nightly, Firefox Preview, and Firefox Preview Nightly. Sound...

OnePlus Nord, Samsung Galaxy Note 20, POCO M2 Pro, and ASUS ROG Phone 3 forums are open

The smartphone industry is gearing up for some exciting smartphone launches. Among these are OnePlus' return to the mid-range segment with the OnePlus Nord, Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 20 series, the ASUS ROG Phone 3, and POCO's next mid-ranger, the POCO M2 Pro. All of these devices other than the Galaxy Note 20 series are...

Chrome is switching to 64-bit on Android 10

The first version of Android to support 64-bit architecture was Android 5.0 Lollipop, launched in 2014. That was a pretty big deal at the time, and nowadays, nearly all Android devices can run 64-bit apps. Speaking of which, starting with Google Chrome 85, the browser is now being released in a 64-bit version for Android...

Motorola One Fusion, Realme X50 5G, and Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G forums are open

Motorola has been launching many budget and mid-range devices one after another over the last couple of year. This has helped the company gain on some of the years it lost by being sidetracked into experimental add-ons like Moto Mods. The latest model from the company is called One Fusion, and if the name sounds...

Realme C11, Redmi 9A, Redmi 9C, and Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite forums are open

A major part of the tech news is driven by good-looking, powerful, and resilient phones. But in reality, the entry-level smartphones meant to just accomplish basic tasks are what drive the sales for most smartphone brands. We recently saw the launch of three new entry-level smartphones from Xiaomi's Redmi and Realme as well as a...

July 2020 Android security update rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10/Note 10+ and the Galaxy A70

Samsung is taking the security update game to a whole new level. Google has yet to publish the Android Security Bulletin (ASB) for the month of July, but the Korean OEM has already delivered the July 2020 security patches to a bunch of Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Now, the Galaxy Note 10 lineup and the...

Xiaomi may be working on a Google Camera-like Top Shot feature for its smartphones

Xiaomi's MIUI user experience "skin" gives its phones a distinct experience despite having Android as its base. The company is currently in the process of rolling out MIUI 12 stable releases to its phone lineup, and it definitely has its user base excited as this marks a decent bump up in the MIUI experience. The...

[Update: 33W charging, side-mounted fingerprint scanner confirmed] POCO M2 Pro with quad cameras launches in India on July 7

Xiaomi's spin-off brand POCO that rose to stardom with the success of barebones flagship killer POCO F1 (review). The brand reemerged after an 18-month limbo with the POCO X2, which was exclusive to India. In our review, we it found to be "every bit better than the POCO F1". Although Fans in India have been...

Google is taking questions from developers for a Reddit AMA on Android 11

Google released the first Android 11 Developer Preview back in February this year. This is earlier than the usual release schedule for developer previews and this foresightedness was meant to ensure that developers get ample time to adapt new platform behaviors and APIs for their apps. Despite this, the release of the Android 11 beta...