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Forums for the Xiaomi Mi 10T series, Vivo V20 series, Realme 7i, Samsung Galaxy F41, and Galaxy A42 5G are open

If someone is using an Android phone somewhere in the world and they want to mod it, the XDA forums has a home for them. That's why we open up forums for new and upcoming smartphones so new users and potential buyers can find all relevant information specific to their device in one place. Today,...

Flutter 1.22 releases to stable with better Android 11 and iOS 14 support

For those not in-the-know, Flutter is a cross-platform application framework made by Google. Based on Google's Dart language, it allows developers to share a single codebase among apps for iOS, Android, web, Windows, macOS, and even Linux. Today marks the release of Flutter 1.22, with a whole bunch of new features. In this post, we're...

Win a Google Pixel 4a [Open to all Countries]

The Google Pixel 4a is one of the newest Pixel phones from Google in 2020. This 5.81" phone has an OLED display at a 1080x2340p resolution. The Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G chipset is paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. There's a 13MP back camera and an 8MP selfie camera for taking amazing...

Microsoft refreshes the Surface Pro X with the Microsoft SQ2 processor based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2

Early last month we learned that Microsoft was working on a refresh for last year's Surface Pro X. At the time, sources familiar with the matter had revealed that the Surface Pro X refresh would feature the same design, but it will be offered in a new 'Platinum' color variant with new Type Cover color...

The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go costs $549 and features Intel’s 10th-gen i5 processor

Almost exactly a year after hosting its big Surface event, where the company unveiled the Surface Duo, Surface Pro 7, and Surface Laptop 3, Microsoft today announced a couple of new products for its Surface lineup. One of the most noteworthy products announced today is the new Surface Laptop Go — the company's most affordable...

Hold For Me on the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G lets Google Assistant wait on the line for you

Have you ever called up a customer care number, dialled in the several access codes as prompted and navigated through cumbersome voice menus, only to hit a wall of prolonged wait times? I have, far too many times, much to my annoyance at the wasted time and the maddening repetitive music. And apparently, Google has...

Increasing Graphics Performance while Reducing Complexity with HUAWEI CG Kit

The area of computer graphics (CG) research is extensive. Not only is it about exploring new ways to generate and present images through computation and algorithms, but there is also the study of principles behind how these images can be viewed consecutively to portray a sense of motion. At Huawei, their vision is to bring...

The new Google TV interface will replace Android TV’s UI in the future

At the Made by Google 2020 event yesterday, Google unveiled the new Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G, the new Nest Audio, and the new Google Chromecast. The new Chromecast comes with Google TV as one of its highlighting feature. Google TV is not just a simple rebrand to Android TV though, but its not...

Telegram adds search filters, anonymous admins, and channel comments

Telegram v7.1.1 is now rolling out on the Google Play Store, and it brings a couple of exciting new features to the popular messenger. As per the official announcement post, the latest update for Telegram includes Search Filters, a Remain Anonymous toggle for group admins, Channel Comments support, and some cool new animation effects. Here's...

Here are all the new Google Camera features on the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G

After months of leaks and speculation, the new Google Pixel 5 and the new Google Pixel 4a 5G are here. Both of these represent the latest and greatest hardware that Google can present this year. While the hardware may not be the greatest, Google's strength has always been in software, and more specifically, camera software....

Google won’t bring the Pixel 5 or Pixel 4a 5G to India, but the Pixel 4a and Nest Audio launch this month

At the Made by Google event yesterday, Google finally lifted the covers off the new Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G. Along with the two new smartphones, the company unveiled the Nest Audio smart speaker and the Google Chromecast with Google TV streaming stick. Following the announcement, Google revealed that the new Chromecast dongle is...