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ZTE teases the Axon 30 Pro 5G with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888

Although much of the focus has been on Huawei, another Chinese tech company, ZTE, had a run-in with the former Trump administration. Fortunately for the company, the U.S. eventually lifted its ban, allowing the brand to sell smartphones in the country. Since the company overcame this debacle, its international product launches have been rather low-key...

The Clearly White model of the Pixel 4a 5G is now available, plus save at least $40 on all colors!

Earlier this month, we reported on the Clearly White color of the Google Pixel 4a 5G--specifically, that the new color of the popular 5G smartphone would go on sale at the end of the month. Well, it's the end of the month! So you know what that means... it's time to pick up your Clearly...

OnePlus 8 on T-Mobile, Verizon finally get the Android 11 update with OxygenOS 11

The unlocked OnePlus 8 received the stable Android 11 update with OxygenOS 11 back in November. Three months later, OnePlus is finally rolling out the latest software to the OnePlus 8 5G UW on Verizon. The update comes with a software version IN2019_15_210110, and on top of bringing the jump to Android 11, it also...

Netflix is testing a sleep timer feature on Android

Do you fall asleep to your favorite show on Netflix? Great British Baking Show is a soothing option. If this is part of your nightly routine, we have good news: Netflix is launching a global test today on Android that will allow subscribers to set a sleep timer. The feature will allow users to set a...

Xiaomi sets February 8th as the Mi 11 and MIUI 12.5 global launch date

After launching the Mi 11 in China, Xiaomi is gearing up to announce details about an international rollout of the device at an event on February 8. The company is also set to announce the global rollout of MIUI 12.5. Xiaomi previously launched the Mi 11 in China toward the end of last year. The release...

One UI 3.1 vs One UI 3.0: Here are the new features that Samsung added

Samsung has done a great job of updating its devices to One UI 3.0 based on Android 11 over the last few weeks. The software update has already rolled out to several Galaxy devices, and we expect Samsung to maintain its fast rollout schedule for its next software release — One UI 3.1. For the...

OPPO opens up Android 11 betas for the OPPO Reno 2 F, Reno 10x Zoom, and OPPO F15

Earlier this month, OPPO shared a timeframe detailing a list of smartphones it had planned to update to Android 11 with ColorOS 11. Staying true to its promise, OPPO has now opened up the Android 11 beta program based on ColorOS 11 for the Reno 2 F, Reno 10x Zoom, and F15. The closed beta program...

Add a battery bar to your Galaxy S21, Note 20, Pixel 5, or Pixel 4a 5G with Energy Ring

The Huawei Nova 4 was the first Android smartphone to bring the hole-punch camera concept to the masses. The Nova 4 is over two years old today, but the trend it started continues to rule the Android world even in 2021. The hole-punch design brings us closer to our collective goal of getting rid of...

How to access Google Home Device Controls on Samsung devices running One UI 3.1

With Android 11, Google introduced a new feature that helps you easily control all your connected Google Home devices. The feature, called Device Controls, adds home automation shortcuts in the power menu. This lets users control connected smart devices without opening the Google Home app. But while Google intended the Device Controls to show up...

Netflix certifies the Samsung Galaxy S21 and TCL 20 5G for HDR playback

After months of leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S21 series is official and finally here. All three devices come with a gorgeous Dynamic AMOLED HDR10+ display that’s a joy to consume content on. Although the Galaxy S21 series supported Netflix HD out of the box, support for streaming HDR content was missing up until now. Now, Netflix...

Android 11 Update Tracker: List of major phones getting the latest release!

It’s that time of year again when Google releases the new version of its mobile operating system, and after a long few months of beta testing, the American tech giant is finally rolling out the stable version of Android 11. But of course, it’s not just Pixel users who are getting this update. A range...