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Kernel sources for the POCO M2 Pro/Redmi Note 9S/9 Pro/9 Pro Max, Moto G9/G9 Play, Realme C11/C12/C15, and Realme V3/V5/X7/X7 Pro are now available

There is a direct correlation between the developer-friendliness of a particular Android OEM and their stance on publishing the kernel source code for the smartphones they sell. The companies are obliged to provide the source code – upon request – for any Linux kernel binaries that ship on their devices to comply with the requirements...

Google Pay 2.118 confirms the old app will be replaced by the Flutter one

Last week, the Google Pay team announced that the Google Pay for India app (formerly called "Tez") is getting a major design rewrite with Flutter, Google's open-source UI development kit. Google currently maintains two versions of the Pay app: one for global users and one for Indians. In the blog post, Google said they were...

Google Photos gets improved editor and suggestions feature on Android

Google Photos is rolling out a new editor UI on Android that promises to make editing your photos a lot easier. And, yes, in addition to an improved editor UI, Google is also using machine learning to power a new smart suggestions feature. With the update, Google is adding a “Suggestions” tab in the photo editing...

Microsoft is bringing x64 app emulation to Windows on ARM PCs

Microsoft has finally revealed that support for x64 emulation is coming to Windows on ARM. Right now, Windows on ARM devices can run native 32-bit ARM and 64-bit ARM apps, but they can only emulate x86-32 apps. That has meant devices like the Microsoft Surface Pro X have been unable to run a lot of...

Best Google Pixel 5 Deals: Where to pre-order Google’s new flagship

Offering a 6-inch, OLED screen with a 90Hz refresh rate and 8GB RAM, you'll be able to watch anything you like and it'll be smooth and stutter-free. You'll even be able to play games without any issue. Couple that with impressive front and rear cameras and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, you have a device that...

Google Duo’s auto-framing feature is coming to Samsung Galaxy devices

Samsung Galaxy owners who use Google Duo will soon be able to use the video application’s auto-framing feature, which was previously exclusive to Google's Pixel 4. Auto-framing is a feature that automatically keeps you front and center during a video call. Google Duo’s auto-framing feature first arrived on the Pixel 4 at the end of last...

Google unveils the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G and wide-angle cameras

It's that time of the year again when Google announces its latest Pixel devices. This time, things are a little different. Instead of going with a small-sized flagship and an XL variant of the same, Google is mixing things up a little. For 2020, Google is launching its small-sized flagship, Google Pixel 5, but without...

The Nest Audio is a $99 Google Assistant smart speaker with powerful audio

The Google Nest Mini (the successor to the Google Home Mini) is an incredibly popular compact smart speaker. However, Google’s ambitions with Assistant-enabled speakers started with the original Google Home four years ago. That device is long overdue for a successor, and we seem to finally have one. Meet the new Google Nest Audio, the...

Google Chromecast with Google TV is a cheap streaming TV stick for $50

Chromecast is inarguably one of Google's most successful hardware ventures. The dongles have gained immense popularity over the years, thanks to their affordable price tags and ease of use. To keep up with the times, Google has revamped the Chromecast dongles quite a few times since they were initially unveiled. Today, the company has unveiled...

Mozilla brings back general extension support in Firefox for Android (Nightly)

Earlier this month, Mozilla rolled out Firefox 79 that included a major change to the browser engine, but with the update came a notable lack of extension support. In response, Mozilla said that more Recommended Extensions would be enabled in the coming weeks after they’ve been tested and optimized. The good news is it's been...

The European Union wants to force OEMs to let users uninstall bloatware

Bloatware and carrier phones: name a more iconic duo. The number of preinstalled apps on some smartphones has grown so much these days that people still come to our forums to flash stock Android builds to get rid of the bloat. Bloatware is often preloaded on smartphones by carriers or even smartphone manufacturers themselves. They...

Today’s Top Tech Deals: Alienware Gaming Laptop 33% Off, $100 Off the Fire TV Recast, and More!

Ah, the end of September. The month really went by fast! I, of course, am excited for October – it's when things finally start to cool down where I live in Florida, and Halloween is just around the corner. With both Amazon Prime Day and Target Deal Days announced (both October 13th and 14th), the...