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Intel Iris Xe MAX is the company’s first discrete GPU for laptops

In an attempt to enter the discrete graphics market, Intel today announced the new Iris Xe MAX graphics. Made for thin and light notebooks, the new Iris Xe MAX is based on the Xe-LP microarchitecture. If you remember, the chip-maker had announced the Iris Xe graphics alongside the latest 11th-Gen Core mobile processors during the...

Five reasons XDA loves LineageOS

LineageOS is one of the most popular custom ROMs available for Android devices, if not the most popular custom ROM out there. Evolving from the halcyon days of the CyanogenMod project, LineageOS is now known for being a lightweight ROM with the bare minimum in additional features resulting in a high-performance, high versatility Android variant....

The Moto G 5G could be Motorola’s next budget 5G phone with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 750G

The newly announced Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G could be the system-on-chip selected to power the upcoming Moto G 5G, XDA has learned, alongside other specifications. Furthermore, a live device photo has also surfaced on Slashleaks, showing off the display and the camera cutout on the front. The Moto G 5G Plus launched in July of this year.Moto...

Honor 10X Lite is a new mid-range smartphone coming to Saudi Arabia, Europe, and Russia

Honor, the millennial sub-brand of Huawei has announced the Honor 10X Lite, launching in Saudi Arabia with a wider European rollout expected. The lower mid-range handset comes at a knockdown price, but of course, won’t come with Google Mobile Services (GMS) out-of-the-box. It's a more affordable version of the Honor 10X and 10X Max phablet,...

Telegram’s latest update allows multiple pinned messages, distance alerts on live locations, and more

Messaging app Telegram has announced a new raft of features for Android users, including some that you’re unlikely to find in other messenger apps. It's the second tranch of updates to Telegram in the past few months, as the battle between competing platforms continues. The Pinned Messages feature now lets you pin a number of threads...

Samsung highlights new features coming to One UI 3.0 based on Android 11

Over the past several weeks, Samsung has been hard at work testing its One UI 3.0, which is based on Android 11. It rolled out a developer beta for the Galaxy S20 in September, complete with an extensive changelog of what’s new. Now, Samsung has updated its Malaysian website to highlight some of the biggest...

Samsung Daily feed is being replaced with a new service called Samsung Free

Samsung appears to be replacing its Daily feed with a revamped service called Samsung Free, according to a notice sent to users. The new service will supposedly offer a more streamlined content experience and can be accessed by swiping to the left screen of the launcher, where users will get information about news, games, and...

Here are the countries using Google and Apple’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing API

SARS-CoV-2, also known colloquially as just the coronavirus, has wreaked havoc across the world. Many countries shut down large parts of the economy in order to contain the spread of the virus. As countries reopen their economies, many health experts fear a "second wave", ie. resurgence, of COVID-19. To prevent a second wave, public health...

The recently launched TCL Android TVs are up to half off at Best Buy

Very recently, TCL launched its Android TVs in the US, exclusively via Best Buy. These quality sets launched and went on sale quickly, with the 50-inch and 55-inch models receiving some discounts to entice consumers to pick up these new models. Well, if you waited because the upcoming holiday shopping might lead to deeper discounts,...

Samsung Galaxy Store gets a big redesign with an emphasis on games

Samsung has introduced a redesign to its Galaxy Store, and now there are only two tabs: one for apps and one for games. Unsurprisingly, the title prominently featured in the section for games is Fortnite, which was previously pulled from the Play Store and Apple's App Store. “Right now, Galaxy Store is the only mobile app...

Apple One services bundle now available, starts at $14.95 a month

Following an announcement in September, Apple has launched Apple One, which bundles together its many services for a low monthly price. There are three different plans: Individual, Family and Premier, the latter of which offers everything in Apple’s portfolio, from Apple Music to the company’s upcoming Fitness Plus service. The Apple One individual plan is available...

Gmail for Android prepares to add Search Chips for filtering Chat messages

Google introduced a new feature in Gmail called "Search Chips" earlier this year in February. The feature added clickable search suggestions in Gmail for G Suite users, making search filters a whole lot easier to use. A couple of months after the initial release, Google rolled out Search Chips in Gmail for consumers. While the...