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Xiaomi unveils Redmi K40 series in China, featuring three exciting devices

After sharing several teasers about the Redmi K40 series over the last few weeks, Xiaomi has now finally launched the new lineup in China. The new Redmi K40 series includes three devices — the Redmi K40, the Redmi K40 Pro, and the Redmi K40 Pro+. Here's everything you need to know about Xiaomi's new affordable...

Micromax IN Note 1 and IN 1B bootloader unlock guide and kernel source code are now available

Indian smartphone OEM Micromax attempted a comeback last year with the launch of two budget-friendly devices — the Micromax IN Note 1 and IN 1B. What's more interesting is that the company seemingly wants to make the IN series at least a partial spiritual successor to the YU lineup. The phones come with a close to...

Apple iMac 2021 to feature similar colors as the iPad Air, new Mac Pro also in the works

This year, Apple is expected to launch a slew of new Mac devices powered by its in-house ARM-based chips. The company is speculated to bring new MacBook Pro models powered by the more powerful versions of the M1 silicon chip. A new leak now suggests that we could also see the arrival of new iMac...

PUBG: New State is a modern take on the original game, coming soon to Android and iOS

A brand new PUBG mobile game has been announced, expanding the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds universe. PUBG: New State is a modernized version of the famous battle royale shooter set in the year 2051. PUBG Studio, the original creator of PUBG available on PC and consoles, is developing the new mobile game, unlike PUBG Mobile, which Chinese...

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live receive hearing enhancement feature with latest update

Shortly after launching the Galaxy Buds Pro earlier this year, Samsung rolled out an update for its latest pair of TWS earbuds with a new hearing enhancement feature. The feature allowed users to adjust the L/R sound balance for the earbuds, making it quite useful for people with different levels of hearing loss in each...

Good Lock’s Task Changer now supports Google’s swipe gestures

Samsung rolled out Good Lock 2021 earlier this year for devices running One UI 3.0 based on Android 11. The updated customization suite initially came with a couple of updated modules, which featured a few new changes and improvements. Over the last few weeks, Samsung has updated several more modules to work with the latest...

DuckStation is the best emulator for your PlayStation 1 games

A testament to how open Android as an operating system can be is the incredible range of software that you can install from the Google Play Store. Emulators are a big part of what makes Android a powerful mobile operating system, as it's possible to play games from pretty much any older console or handheld....

The old Google Pay app is effectively being killed off in April in the U.S.

Google has reportedly sent out emails to Google Pay users informing them the old app will lose transactional capabilities on April 5. The move will effectively kill off the old app and force users to move to the new experience. When the new Google Pay app was announced in November, it introduced an all-in-one-style experience that...

Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 features enhanced motion detection and “head to toe” video

Ring recently revealed the affordable Video Doorbell Wired, and the company is back with another announcement. The Video Doorbell Pro 2 is the company’s latest high-end home security device that includes a couple of notable upgrades, including 3D motion detection and “head to toe” video. One of the Video Doorbell Pro 2’s most significant new features...

Spotify tests a new library UI and is starting to roll out lyric sharing

Spotify appears to be testing a new library UI on Android that should make navigating your content a lot easier. The new interface mixes Spotify’s vast catalog of music and podcasts and includes both list and grid layouts. The redesign was first spotted by Android Police, which provided screenshots of the new Spotify library. When you’re...

An XDA Recognized Developer is being funded by Google to improve Linux Kernel security

Google and the Linux Foundation announced plans to provide funds to two Linux kernel security developers, one of whom is Nathan Chancellor, a well-known kernel developer on our forums. The two developers will focus their time on improving kernel security and associated initiatives. The news comes on the heels of the Linux Foundation’s Open Source Security...

Samsung is allegedly making a Windows 10 PC with an Exynos chip and AMD graphics

Samsung is reportedly gearing up to launch a Windows 10 laptop equipped with an Exynos processor and AMD graphics. Exynos are ARM-based chips, so this PC will likely run Windows 10 on ARM and compete with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx. According to a ZDNet Korea report, the Samsung device is expected to launch in the second half...