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NVIDIA now lets you sync your Steam library to GeForce NOW, and adds 11 new games

NVIDIA’s GeForce NOW game-streaming service enjoys its share in the now-crowded game streaming market on the fact that it was one of the first to appear for end consumers. The service started beta testing for Android last year and opened up for everyone in February. NVIDIA had pledged to announce new games for GeForce NOW every week, and...

Samsung Galaxy S10 family receives new updates with August 2020 security patches

Besides Google's generic Android Security Bulletin (ASB), several major OEMs like Samsung maintain their own version of security bulletins. If you take a look at the Android section of Samsung's Mobile Security portal, you can get a clear idea about all the disclosed security vulnerabilities affecting closed-source vendor components, the underlying Linux kernel in Android,...

[Update: More details] Google reportedly in talks for deeper Search integration on Samsung Galaxy smartphones

As per Bloomberg, Samsung and Google are currently negotiating a deal that would promote Search, Google Assistant, and the Google Play Store over the former's Bixby and Galaxy Store. Samsung is the world's largest smartphone producer and the deal would mean Google has direct access to the millions of Samsung smartphone users.This also indicates Samsung...

WhatsApp is working on a “Mute Always” option for chats, continues work on expiring messages and multi-device access

WhatsApp for Android recently received a new mute feature on the beta channel, which allows users to mute any chat right from the notifications shade. However, the mute feature has been designed in a way that it only shows up when you receive at least 51 messages from a single chat. Before receiving the requisite...

Realme Buds Q Review: Good-sounding, Affordable TWS Earbuds with Issues

Remember when headphone jacks were a thing? Yeah, me neither. Thanks to a certain fruit sealing a 3.5mm hole in its glass slabs, and others following suit, Bluetooth earbuds and headphones have really taken off. As we have progressed since the move, cheaper and more accessible options were bound to appear. It's time to talk...

Samsung Galaxy M31s with Exynos 9611 and 6000mAh battery launched in India

Samsung seems to have found a formula that works in the early mid-range segment with the Samsung Galaxy M30 that was launched back in February 2019. The decent reception to the phone prompted Samsung to follow it up with the Galaxy M30s in September 2019, which really cemented the phone's place for itself in a...

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 pre-orders may get you free Galaxy Buds Live in some countries

With Samsung set to hold its next Galaxy Unpacked event on August 5th, it won’t be long until we see devices like the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra officially unveiled. And speaking of which, a freshly leaked pamphlet has seemingly confirmed some sweet pre-order bonuses in some countries. According to the pamphlet, which was...

This is our best look yet at Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 2 foldable smartphone

Next month, Samsung will host Galaxy Unpacked 2020, where the company is expected to unveil a host of new gadgets. One of those devices will most likely be the Galaxy Z Fold 2 which, according to a new leak courtesy of MySmartPrice, has been unveiled in a set of high resolution renders. One of the most...

Google One app for Android now offers free phone backups

Google One, Google's unified cloud backup service, offers subscribers the ability to automatically back up device data, multimedia messages, photos, and videos from their Android devices. Starting today, that same feature is being extended to all Android users free of charge. The backup feature is a convenient and worry-free way to preserve your texts, contacts, apps,...

Realme 2 Pro and Realme 5/5s/5i Android 10 kernel source code now available

BBK Electronics' Realme brand spun out of OPPO, but the brand's Realme UI is still closely tied to OPPO's ColorOS software. With the Android 10 update, Realme has introduced its self-branded Realme UI OS to many of its devices. The brand has been gradually publishing updated kernel sources corresponding to those releases. Now, the brand...

How to root the OnePlus Nord with Magisk

OnePlus Nord Review: Great Performance at a Great PriceWhy the OnePlus Nord is so familiar, yet so unique: In conversation with Shawn Liu, Head of ProductPreparing your OnePlus NordUpdate OxygenOS to the latest build (currently 10.5.2) using this thread, since there's no publicly available flashable zip of the build the Nord ships with (thus...