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Google Play Games may soon let you add a home screen folder with your games

Google is working on adding a new feature to the Play Games app that will let you access all your installed games from the home screen. We've spotted new strings of code in the latest Google Play Games update that highlight how the feature will work once it rolls out with a future update. Google Play...

Honor confirms it isn’t affected by U.S. trade bans like Huawei

In November 2020, after months and months of holding strong, Huawei finally relented and sold off Honor as an independent brand to a consortium of agents and dealers. This split allowed Honor to enter into partnerships with MediaTek, Qualcomm, and many others, something it could not do as long as it stuck along with Huawei....

Google Play is lifting its ban on gambling and betting apps in some countries

The Google Play Store has strict policies against hosting gambling and betting apps in most countries. The platform currently only hosts such apps in Brazil, Ireland, France, and the UK. However, starting from March this year, Google is introducing a policy change that will allow gambling and betting apps in more countries. According to a recent...

Telegram 7.4 makes it easy to migrate your WhatsApp chat history

Telegram and Signal are reaping the benefits of the recent backlash against WhatsApp. The apps have gained several hundred thousand users over the last couple of weeks, and their growth doesn't seem to be stopping any time soon. In a bid to attract even more WhatsApp users, these apps have been working on bringing new...

Moto G 5G Review: A 5G Phone Goes Back to the Basics

For years, Motorola had fallen behind in the budget and mid-range segments of the smartphone market. The company’s smartphone releases didn’t compete well in terms of specifications and value-for-money against offerings from Xiaomi, Realme, and even Samsung. At one point, it seemed Motorola could not recover from its self-inflicted wounds, as the brand increasingly slid...

Motorola demos wireless charging tech that can power devices 100cm away

The future of wireless charging won't involve charging pads, and there's a race between hardware vendors to be the first to make it happen. Various companies have promised to deliver no-contact wireless charging for years now, with some even demonstrating prototypes at tech shows like CES. Today, Xiaomi showed off a tech demo of its...

Xiaomi’s Mi Air Charge can wirelessly charge devices over-the-air

Xiaomi on Twitter today unveiled its new "remote charging technology" called Mi Air Charge. According to the company, it can wirelessly charge multiple devices simultaneously without connecting any cables or placing your devices on a wireless charging stand. We're excited to bring you the remote charging technology - Mi Air Charge Technology! Charge multiple devices simultaneously...

Google Messages can now suggest adding a calendar event when you’re texting

Google appears to be adding more contextual suggestions when chatting through its stock Messages app. The app already offers Assistant recommendations and smart replies, and the newest feature is geared toward productivity. According to Android Police, Google Messages now suggests adding a calendar event when chatting with friends or family (or co-workers). The new suggestions are...

The Galaxy S21 can add custom backgrounds during video calls in Duo, Zoom, Teams, and Webex

By now you’ve probably participated in a video call or two in the last few months. And by now you’ve probably realized that having all of your co-workers see your room is a little odd. If you pick up the Galaxy S21, you can mitigate that weirdness by enabling new video call effects. More specifically, Samsung’s...

YouTube is testing Clips to take on one of Twitch’s best features

YouTube on Thursday announced the platform is testing out a clips feature. Clips will allow viewers and creators to save a video highlight that’s between 5 seconds and 60 seconds in length. The feature is reminiscent of Twitch’s clips feature. The new feature will only be available to a small group of creators while in testing,...

Sony’s next flagship phone may keep the headphone jack and microSD card slot

Sony is preparing to release a new flagship device that will compete with the likes of the Galaxy S21 Plus and iPhone 12 Pro. In other words, the Xperia 1 III will be one of Sony’s most advanced devices ever—but it could feature very un-flagship features. According to Steve Hemmerstoffer, the Xperia 1 III will keep...

Ingrain yourself further into the Apple ecosystem with a discount on the Mac Mini, a one day sale on iPads, and more!

Even if you're a diehard Android fan, you have to admit it--the iPhone 12 is pretty good. With four models to choose from, you're going to find an iPhone that works for you, too. If you've decided to make the jump to Apple, you may be wondering... what else out there Apple-wise is good? Well,...