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OnePlus Buds are now available in Gray in the U.S.

When the OnePlus Buds launched in the U.S., they were only available in a glossy white color. Now, OnePlus has opened up sales for a version in gray, giving consumers a sleek, stealthy option for the back to school season. The OnePlus Buds in gray come with a case to match and also feature a red...

The OnePlus 8T could have a flat display with a hole-punch cutout

It’s been a busy year for OnePlus. The company has already released 3 smartphones this year (the 8, 8 Pro, and Nord), its first-ever truly wireless earbuds (the OnePlus Buds), and plans on releasing possibly 2 more mid-range smartphones (code-named "clover" and "Billie"). As usual, though, OnePlus is gearing up to launch another flagship smartphone...

Lenovo announces the mid-range Tab P11 Pro and 2nd-gen Tab M10 HD Android tablets

Depending on who you ask, you might hear that Android tablets are dead. They're not exactly dead, but Windows-powered alternatives and iPads are objectively better products overall. Android, with all its good and bad bits, is not as good as it used to be on tablets. But that doesn't stop OEMs from trying to make them....

OnePlus explains how they optimized OxygenOS 11 for better one-handed use

It won’t be long after Google rolls out the stable Android 11 release for Pixel phones that OnePlus rolls out the final version of OxygenOS 11 for its devices. Earlier this month, the company unveiled the latest version of its Android-based software and rolled out a beta for the OnePlus 8 series. Alongside a new...

Lenovo Smart Clock Essential is a $49 multipurpose clock with Google Assistant

If you’re having trouble waking up for work or the new school year, then Lenovo’s new Smart Clock Essential can help. The company on Monday introduced the new Google Assistant-powered digital alarm clock, which is a cheaper version of the Lenovo Smart Clock from 2019. The Lenovo Smart Clock Essential introduces a handful of new...

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 2020 leaked renders show off Gold and Gray colors

The Android tablet market stands in no competition against Apple's iPad lineup. But still, there's ground to be covered at price points which Apple does not serve, and options to provide at the points where Apple continues to exist. Samsung's premier tablets for this year are of course the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and Galaxy...

Google Maps now shows traffic lights on Android in the U.S.

Google Maps is undoubtedly one of the most popular apps in Google's portfolio, and the company often releases updates to make the service even better. Since its 15th birthday earlier this year in February, the app has received a ton of new features like Live View AR navigation, integrated menu scanning, a new real-time location...

Download: OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro receive Android 11 Developer Preview 4-based OxygenOS 11 builds with September 2020 patches

OxygenOS 11, i.e. the upcoming iteration of OnePlus' custom skin has already raised some eyebrows due to its revamped design language. The new UI was first unveiled through the third "Developer Preview" build of Android 11 for the OnePlus 8 series. Although DP3 was supposed to be the final Developer Preview build, OnePlus has now...

Realme X2 Pro and X3/X3 SuperZoom get new Realme UI updates with August 2020 patches, Super Power Saving Mode, and more

Realme jumped into the league of affordable high-end phones by launching the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus-powered Realme X2 Pro (our review) back in 2019. The Chinese OEM reused the same SoC while designing this year's Realme X3 series, which turned out to be an effective decision to keep the price low without sacrificing the raw...

Samsung Galaxy M51 with massive 7,000 mAh battery quietly launched in Europe

Samsung has quietly launched the long-rumored Galaxy M51 in Germany. As a brand new entry in Samsung's popular Galaxy M series, the Galaxy M51 exists as a higher-placed alternative to the Galaxy M31s, which was launched earlier in July. The Galaxy M51 brings along several notable improvements, including a behemoth battery, a (possible) switch over...

Netflix is offering a few original shows and movies for free to everyone, without an account

The quest for dominance in the online video streaming industry is shared across different services, each of them battling for your free time and attention, and of course, your wallet. While platforms like YouTube primarily rely on user-submitted content that is broadcasted for free, other platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video aim to be...

Google Pay tests NFC-based contactless payments in India

Google will soon let Indian Google Pay users make contactless payments using their debit or credit card. Currently, Google Pay only offers Unified Payment Interface (UPI) payments that let users send or receive money directly to their bank accounts either by entering a mobile number or scanning a QR code. But that's set to change...