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Huawei redesigns its AppGallery app store, adds a new “Featured” tab

Huawei has announced a redesign for its AppGallery app store, which the company says now emphasizes discovery and improved navigation. The company said the experience will be partly curated by a team of editors who will focus on local trends to surface the most relevant apps and games. “The enhancements to AppGallery reflect the success of...

Save $50 on the Razer BlackWidow TE Chroma keyboard and get compact, clicky quality

Recently, I learned about how great tenkeyless (or TKL keyboards, an acronym I just learned) are. I work on a notoriously small desk, but for some reason, I thought I needed a full keyboard. I thought I absolutely needed that numerical keypad, that I simply could not work without it. It must have been my...

Nest Hub smart displays are getting Sunrise Alarms and Family Sticky Notes

Google is rolling out a new Sunrise Alarms feature to Nest Hub smart displays, along with Family Sticky Notes. The features were originally detailed as part of a major UI refresh for Google Assistant-equipped smart displays that was announced last year. When creating a new alarm on the Nest Hub, there’s a special sunrise setting that,...

Trump admin revokes Intel’s license to supply chips to Huawei

The Trump administration is enacting stricter policies that will make it even harder for Huawei to do business with U.S.-based companies. According to Reuters, the Trump administration has notified suppliers, including chipmaker Intel, that it is revoking certain licenses to sell to Huawei. The Trump administration also revealed intentions to reject dozens of other applications to...

Download: MIUI 12 stable update rolling out to several Xiaomi, Redmi and POCO devices

MIUI 12 is the newest big release for Xiaomi smartphones, perhaps even bigger than an Android version jump. Features on Xiaomi devices are dictated more by their MIUI versions than the underlying Android version, so a MIUI version upgrade is an exciting event. The first batch of devices to receive the MIUI 12 stable update...

Best Galaxy S21 Ultra deals: Where to pre-order Samsung’s new flagship!

Samsung's next generation of smartphones is here with the flagship Galaxy S21 series! It may feel like it's been a long time coming, with all the information we already know about the Galaxy S21 line, but now you can finally pre-order these devices and get ready to step into 2021 with a brand-new, shiny new...

OnePlus Nord N10 5G receives OxygenOS 10.5.9 with January 2021 security patches

Another day, another software update from OnePlus! This time the company is back with a new build of OxygenOS for the OnePlus Nord N10 5G. Tagged as OxygenOS 10.5.9, the latest update carries a comparatively tiny changelog, but it does contain network stability improvements and optimizations related to power consumption. Last but not least, OnePlus...

Xiaomi starts rolling out the Android 11 update for Mi Note 10 Lite

Xiaomi has started the rollout of the Android 11 upgrade for its Mi Note 10 Lite handset. The low-mid-range device is already testing the update in China, but now it seems that international customers are being given the nod too. Though it's doubtless great news that a device like this is getting its Android 11...

Best Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus deals: Where to pre-order Samsung’s new affordable flagships

The day's finally here – it's time to pre-order the next line of Samsung flagship smartphones! The Samsung Galaxy S21 line may feel like it's been teased for a while now, but the three new smartphones are revealed and not available for pre-order. We've rounded up all the Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 deals...

Samsung Galaxy S21: Everything you need to know about Samsung’s 3 new phones

The Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus, and Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra are the latest 5G flagships from Samsung. They represent the pinnacle of consumer-ready technology in the conventional smartphone form factor. These phones come with class-leading technologies, and for the first time ever, a phone outside of the Galaxy Note lineup is offering...

TCL 10L mid-ranger starts receiving promised upgrade to Android 11

TCL has started to send an Android 11 update to users of its mid-range TCL 10L, making good on a promise it made last Spring to provide both the OS upgrade and two years of security patches. First spotted by Italian site HDblog, the rollout began last Friday, confounding the expectations of those who assume that...

These are the best Galaxy S21 Ultra thin cases: slim and protective!

Bulky smartphone cases aren't for everybody. If you've purchased one of the new Galaxy S21 series devices already, you're probably going to be on the hunt for a case for your shiny new smartphone. It's a beautiful smartphone, though expensive too, and you'll want to protect it in some way, even if you don't want...