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[Update: Normal] Some Pixel 5 owners are reporting a gap between the display and the body

Google’s latest flagship handset, the Pixel 5 has been due a potentially showstopping problem, and it looks like we may have found it in the form of a possible design flaw. Some users of the XDA Forums are amongst those who have complained that the glass display panel on their device doesn’t sit flush with...

[Update: Preview] 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...

Google Messages starts rolling out message scheduling for some users

Google recently started rolling out a new feature in the Google Messages app that lets you categorize your conversations to reduce clutter. While the feature is yet to make its way to all users, the company is now rolling out another new feature in Google Messages via a server-side update. The feature was first spotted by...

Among Us update adds Anonymous Voting option, Task Bar modes, and more

Among Us developer Innersloth is rolling out an update with a few new features that may have a major impact on gameplay. The most noteworthy addition in the latest update is an Anonymous Voting mode which will let you vote against other players without revealing your identity. All votes cast with the mode turned on...

Download: OnePlus 7 series and OnePlus 7T series receive new OxygenOS builds with bug fixes

OnePlus rolled out OxygenOS updates for the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7T series earlier this month, featuring September 2020 security patches and a few other changes. Now, the company is rolling yet another update for the devices that addresses some of the bugs found in the previous update. Here's the complete changelog for the latest...

Samsung Galaxy M21 gets the One UI 2.5 update with new keyboard and messaging features

Soon after the Galaxy Note 20 series launch in August this year, Samsung started rolling out One UI 2.5 to older Galaxy devices. Over the last few months, the update has reached quite a few of Samsung's older flagships, tablets, and mid-range devices. However, the budget-centric Galaxy M series has been deprived of the One...

Grab yourself an Xbox One controller for your PC gaming, only $50 at Amazon

You can pick up all sorts of controllers and adapters to use just about any controller on your PC, but my favorite will always be the Xbox One controller. It simply works! Most PC games that support controllers are mapped with the Xbox One controller in mind, so there's no weirdness or fuss. You either...

OPPO rolls out ColorOS 11 based on Android 11 for the Find X2 Series

OPPO has started a stable roll-out of ColorOS 11, the skinned Android 11 based update for its Find X2 series. After being announced in September before a lengthy customer beta, the first variants and territories have started reporting availability today. Our XDA forum users in Switzerland, Germany, and the UK are among those who have...

GitHub warns of bans for users still distributing YouTube-DL

GitHub, the open-source repository has issued a warning to users who are still redistributing the recently outlawed YouTube-DL app. After being taken down under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA) last month, the court ordered all instances of it to be taken down, which led to a so-called “Streisand Effect” — a term given to...

Apple iPhone 12 vs OnePlus 8T: A closer battle than you think

Ever since Apple announced the iPhone 12, tech writers — including yours truly — have been busy comparing it against the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE and Google Pixel 5. They're the obvious comparisons — since Samsung and Google are respectively Apple's biggest rivals in hardware and software. But what if I told you the OnePlus...

Get the absolute best headphones, the Bose QuietComfort 35 IIs, for $100 off at Amazon

When you're looking at headphones, it's well worth it to pay for quality. Cheaper headphones might work... for a year, if you're lucky. Then you're back to square one, spending another $50 on another pair that won't last. Instead, put a bit of extra money down for some quality, well-regarded headphones, and they'll last for...

The Google Chromecast with Google TV is your Gateway to Live TV Streaming

Before September 30, a 4K-enabled Chromecast would set you back a minimum of $69, and you were limited by having to use your phone as your remote, jumping around in your launcher to the app you needed to watch the show you wanted. On the day the Google Chromecast with Google TV was announced, I...