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Galaxy Z Flip 3 leak reveals Samsung’s clamshell foldable will come in many colors

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is launching in just a few weeks, but we don't know a lot of specific details about the new clamshell foldable. While we've seen some leaks that have mentioned a potential launch date (that we're still not sure of) and a teaser image of it in its folded state,...

Windows 11 Insider Preview first look: Hands on with the new features

Microsoft released the first Windows 11 Insider Preview build the other day. Other than an early leak, it's our first real look at Windows 11, and there's a lot more here than there was on that original leaked build. A couple of weeks ago, we already looked at some key things. The most notable addition in...

Android Automotive is made for cars but this developer ported it to a Samsung tablet

Android Automotive is a special fork of Android designed to run as the primary operating system of an In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system. In contrast, Android Auto is an app that runs off of your phone that projects a driving-optimized UI onto the car's built-in dashboard. Both Android Automotive and Android Auto let you run driving-optimized...

This third-party library brings Android 12’s Material You theming to any app

Material You is the latest revision of Google's design language. With Material You, Google is emphasizing personalization, which is why in Android 12, there's a new dynamic theming system that recolors your UX using colors extracted from your wallpaper. This dynamic theming system, code-named "monet", went live in Android 12 Beta 2, but Google has...

Amazon Music subscribers can get a free Disney+ subscription

Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers, both new and old, will get several months of free Disney+. Old subscribers will get 3 months free, whereas new subscribers will get 6 months free when they sign up. This is one of the best ways to try out Disney+ currently, as there are no official trial programs for testing...

Microsoft has a new PowerToys tool to keep your PC awake

Have you ever left your PC running a task only to find that it went to sleep while you were gone? It can happen sometimes. For example, if you've used DaVinci Resolve, you may have found that your PC can go to sleep while exporting a video. Thankfully, someone at Microsoft has acknowledged that problem,...

iPhone 13 Pro’s upgraded ultra wide-angle camera may support autofocus

The iPhone 13 series will likely launch in September later this year, so long as the global chip shortage doesn't get in the way. While there hasn't been a single major leak extensively detailing every aspect of the new iPhone, we've gotten bits and pieces thanks to reputable leakers. One of the most reputable sources...

ASUS finally brings its compact ZenFone 8 phone to the US

Last month, ASUS unveiled two new affordable flagships in the ZenFone 8 and ZenFone 8 Flip. At the time, both phones were limited to Europe, but ASUS did promise it would bring the smaller ZenFone 8 to the stateside later on. Keeping its word, the company has now finally brought the phone to the US. The...

Google Play adds stricter ID requirements and 2 Step Verification for developers

Last August, Google Play announced that it planned to make two-factor authentication (2FA) mandatory for new developers. In a new blog post, Google has outlined the steps it's taking to improve security on the platform and for developers. These measures include stricter ID requirements for new developers and mandatory 2-Step Verification for all developers when...

HP’s Pavilion Aero is an AMD Ryzen laptop that weighs under a kilogram

Today, HP is announcing the Pavilion Aero 13, and the company says that this is its lightest consumer laptop yet. It weighs in at under a kilogram, something that we've only seen on the business end of things from the firm with the Elite Dragonfly. Perhaps even more interesting is that the HP Pavilion Aero 13...

Google Messages adds sorting and auto OTP deletion features in India

Many apps in India use One Time Passwords to authenticate requests and provide users with an extra layer of protection. As useful as OTPs are, they can clutter your inbox in no time. Throw into the mix those endless promotional messages and transaction updates your bank and payment services send you, and you’ve something that...

Will Microsoft force me to upgrade to Windows 11?

Microsoft is preparing to release Windows 11 later this year, and it's a major upgrade from Windows 10. It brings a lot of visual changes as well as some new features, while also removing some old ones. All of these changes may be making you worried that Microsoft will force you to upgrade to Windows...