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Download: OnePlus 8T gets new OxygenOS 11 build with improvements to power consumption, camera, and more

Less than a week after rolling out OxygenOS 11.0.2.3 for the OnePlus 8T, OnePlus has started pushing another update for the device. The latest OxygenOS stable update for the OnePlus 8T adds to the previous update with a few more optimizations and bug fixes. It also includes the Android security patches for October 2020. The OxygenOS...

Samsung unveils larger version of Galaxy Z Fold 2 for China

It was just a few months ago when Samsung released the Galaxy Z Fold 2, and already there’s a sequel — sort of. The company is launching a new device called the Samsung W21 5G in China, and it’s essentially the Galaxy Z Fold 2, but slightly taller. The Samsung W21 is nearly identical to the...

Samsung Galaxy Buds Beyond trademark hints at new wireless earbuds

Samsung has released some of the best truly wireless headphones over the past few years, including the excellent Galaxy Buds Live. As it looks to maintain a strong lineup of headphones, the company could be gearing up to release another product that could go “beyond” its current offerings. According to a new trademark filing in the...

Celebrate OnePlus Day with big savings on phones and earbuds, today only

Happy OnePlus Day! You may be asking, what on earth is OnePlus Day? Well, it's a big sale at OnePlus's store that offers huge savings on OnePlus products. As the name suggests, though, these sales are only available until the end of the day... and some of the sales are only available for certain time...

Xiaomi’s new Mi Box 4S Pro supports 8K video playback

Over the past few years, Xiaomi has released a great lineup of set-top boxes, from the Mi Box 4S to the Mi TV Stick. Now, the company is releasing another streaming device, and it features support for 8K video playback. Named the Mi Box 4S Pro, Xiaomi’s newest set-top box is one of the only 8K-capable...

LineageOS adopts SeedVault as its open source backup solution

Android's built-in backup mechanism, which relies on the Google Play Services framework, can backup contacts, call history, text messages, and certain application data and device settings to users’ individual Google Drive accounts. However, backing up and restoring apps can be a pain, especially when you switch between phones from different OEMs or prefer to use...

ARM announces the Cortex-A78C CPU for laptops with up to 8 big cores

In May, ARM announced its latest IP for mobile in the form of the Cortex-A78 CPU, Mali-G78 GPU, and the Ethos-N78 NPU. The company also announced its Cortex-X Custom (CXC) program, with the Cortex-X1 being the first CPU core under the program. The program allows for customization and differentiation beyond the traditional roadmap of ARM's...

Google fixes two more zero-day Chrome flaws that were already being exploited

Google’s Project Zero white-hat hacker squad has patched two new zero-day bug fixes for vulnerabilities in the Chrome Browser, already being actively exploited in the wild — the third time in two weeks the team has had to patch a live vulnerability in the world’s most used web browser. Ben Hawkes, the head of Project Zero...

The high-quality LG CX 55-inch 4K TV is under $1,400 at Amazon, plus get a free XBOOM speaker!

There will be plenty of TV deals over the holiday shopping season, but that doesn't mean you should wait on this one. The LG CX 4K Smart TV is down to just $1,397, $100 lower than its low price just a couple weeks ago. While that might still seem like a lot, this TV is...

Pixel 5’s wireless charging kicks in whenever you plug in a USB cable

Google has revealed a new approach to reverse charging on the flagship Pixel 5, which could make it a little less fiddly to use. Reverse Charging has become an increasingly popular feature in recent years, after first coming to mainstream attention with the Huawei P30 Pro. As the name suggests, it reverses the Qi charging...

OnePlus Nord N100 gets OxygenOS 10.5.1 update with touch and camera improvements

OnePlus launched two sub-premium phones – the Nord N10 5G and Nord N100 – in October. Each of them serves different audiences: The Nord N10 is targeted at users who want 5G connectivity on a budget, whereas the Nord N100 is aimed at users who want to enjoy OnePlus’ excellent software support but some compromises...