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Apple wants to take on Zoom with new FaceTime features

Apple kicked off this year’s WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) with new features coming to the next big update for iPhones, iOS 15. Facetime is the first native app to get a bunch of new features, which will help Apple compete with the likes of Zoom, Google Duo, and more. Apple says that it wants to make...

June 2021 security update goes live for Google Pixel phones

Today's the first Monday of June 2021, which means it's time for a new Android Security Bulletin to go live. Right on schedule, Google has published the June 2021 Android Security Bulletin. They've also started rolling out new updates to currently supported Pixel phones, though as a bonus, the latest update to Pixel phones also...

Pixel Feature Drop adds new features to Google Camera, Google Photos, and more

Once every 3 months, Google releases a "Pixel Feature Drop" update that adds tons of new exclusive features on Pixel phones. The last update rolled out in March, meaning we're due a big update today. Right on schedule, Google has released a new Pixel Feature Drop update alongside the June 2021 Android Security Bulletin. In today's...

OnePlus is bringing another budget phone with 5G to the United States

OnePlus released its first 'Nord' phone last year as the company began to expand to cheaper smartphones. The original Nord has already been followed up by two additional models, the Nord N10 5G and Nord N100, and OnePlus confirmed last month that two more phones were on the way. OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has now...

Google will change Android 12’s ripple effect after users complain it’s glitchy

We got our first look at some of the user-facing changes coming in Android 12 when Google rolled out the first beta at I/O 2021. In our hands-on preview of the first Android 12 beta build, we highlighted most of these features, like the Material You design update, new animations, and more. The new animations...

Windows Virtual Desktop is becoming Azure Virtual Desktop

Microsoft is renaming Windows Virtual Desktop to Azure Virtual Desktop, the company announced today. The service is also getting new features to help workers in hybrid environments. As the name suggests, Azure Virtual Desktop is a VDI, short for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. It allows users to run virtualized Windows operating systems in the cloud so they...

YouTube Music for Android Auto gets a minor UI refresh

The YouTube Music app for Android Auto is getting a minor UI refresh that makes it more intuitive to use while driving. The updated design adds new tabs to the top of the app to let you easily access recently played songs, your library, and music on your device, along with a few other minor...

These are the Best external monitors for the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon: LG, HP, Dell, and more!

The new 9th-generation of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is here, and we recently had a chance to check out the new business laptop. It's hands-down one of the best notebooks out there and a pretty decent jump from the last generation. Apart from the obvious CPU upgrade to Intel's latest 11th-gen Tiger Lake series, the...

YouTube on Android may soon let you see comments in full-screen view

According to recent reports, the YouTube app on Android might soon let you see comments while in full-screen view. The new comments section layout has already started rolling out to some users, and it appears on the right half of the display when you're watching a video in full-screen view. As you can see in the...

The latest update for the OnePlus 9 series adds an HDR toggle for video recording

It wasn’t too long ago that OnePlus rolled out a software update to the OnePlus 9 series. The last OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 9 / Pro reduced power draw, improved the charging experience, and optimized the camera performance, among other things. But it seems some bugs might have been left unfixed, so the company...

LineageOS 18 builds are here for the OnePlus 9 Pro, Razer Phone 2, and Lenovo P2

The LineageOS team has been hard at work extending LineageOS 18.1 builds based on Android 11 to more devices. The team released the first official builds for nearly 60 devices earlier this year in March and added several more devices over the next few months. Now, the team has extended support to a few more...

Samsung’s upcoming affordable flagship stars in four colorful renders

Back in March, a leaked product roadmap confirmed Samsung’s plans for a Galaxy S20 FE successor. The last year’s Galaxy S20 FE was a big hit, and Samsung is hoping to repeat the same with the Galaxy S21 FE this year. Leaks so far have revealed plenty of details about the Galaxy S21 FE, including...