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Sharp Aquos R6 Hands-On: This huge 1-inch camera sensor can’t compensate for lackluster software processing

Japanese smartphones haven't been relevant on a global stage in many years -- partly because most non-Sony devices are not sold in chunks of the world, but also because the phones just didn't offer competitive hardware compared to Apple, Samsung, or Chinese brands like Huawei and Xiaomi. This year seems to be the year Japanese smartphone...

Work Safer from Home with WOT Browsing Security

If you've found yourself working from home or using your personal computer as a work machine, you're not alone. Many people have changed their work environment since the beginning of the pandemic, which shifts the responsibility of cybersecurity from your company to you. If you're looking to beef up the internet security on your computer,...

Google Chrome prepares to add an HTTPS-only mode for more secure web browsing

Google is working on a new HTTPS-only mode for Google Chrome that will automatically upgrade all your connections to the secure HTTPS protocol. The mode is currently available in the latest Chrome Canary release. It should roll out on the stable channel in the coming weeks. Google introduced a new change in Chrome 90 for desktop...

T-Mobile lets iPhone users try out its network for free without swapping SIMs

T-Mobile is offering a new way for iPhone users to test-drive its network for free for a month. The best part: you don’t need a second device or additional gear. You can try out T-Mobile's network from your existing phone while still keeping your current line. This is made possible by T-Mobile (via CNET) tapping into...

These are the Best File Manager apps for Android: Files by Google, FX Explorer, MiXplorer Silver, and more!

The relatively open nature of Android allows users to browse through their device’s file structure and perform file and folder operations without needing a computer. Thus, a file manager or file explorer, whatever you want to call it, is a very useful tool for anyone who uses an Android phone or tablet for productivity. Most manufacturers...

WhatsApp’s Expiring Media feature starts rolling out on the beta channel

In September last year, we first heard about an upcoming feature in WhatsApp that would let you share images, videos, and GIFs that would expire after a predefined duration. We learned more details earlier this year when WABetaInfo shared screenshots showcasing the feature in action. Now, the Expiring Media feature is finally rolling out to...

TCL brings its premium C Series range of 4K TVs to India

TCL today launched three new premium 4K TVs in the Indian market. The new range features 120Hz MEMC support, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, IMAX Enhanced, Game Master, Hands-free voice control 2.0, and a host of other features. The new range will also be upgraded to the new Google TV interface, starting Q3 2021. Here's a...

Leaked renders of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 showcase two new colorways

Samsung will launch two new foldable phones later this year -- the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Galaxy Z Flip 3. Over the last few months, we've seen a boatload of leaks about these devices that have revealed everything from their design to their specifications. We've also learned that the devices could be 20%...

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Review: The best hardware in a Xiaomi phone yet

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is Xiaomi's answer to every "Ultra" phone released in the past year. A culmination of the best hardware that Xiaomi can muster into a smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is a premium device aimed at taking the flagship Android throne. Xiaomi has pulled off an impressive feat but it's...

XDA Basics: How to Set up Face Unlock or Face ID on your iPhone and iPad

Back in 2013, when Apple announced the iPhone 5S, one of the major highlights of the device was a fingerprint scanner embedded into the home button. Apple referred to this as Touch ID. In 2017, when Apple took the bezel-less route with the iPhone X, there was no home button to integrate Touch ID and...

Zoom’s new web app for Chromebooks lands on the Play Store

Popular video conferencing platform Zoom has started rolling out a Progressive Web App (PWA) for Chrome OS. It is essentially a web-based app that delivers a native desktop experience. Users can download the new Zoom app on their Chromebooks from the Google Play Store. According to Zoom's announcement post, updates to the web client will be...

Google Messages now lets you star messages so you can find important texts

In an APK teardown of the Google Messages app last month, we learned that Google was working on adding a new feature that would allow users to star specific messages in chats. Google formally announced this feature this month. And now it’s finally rolling out to users on the latest open beta version. WhatsApp and Telegram...