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TCL brings the TCL 20 Pro 5G, TCL 20S and TCL 20 SE to the US

TCL today announced a trio of smartphones — TCL 20 Pro 5G, TCL 20S, and TCL 20 SE — for the US market. TCL first showed off these phones at CES 2021 and subsequently launched them in the UK and European markets a few months later. Now the company is finally bringing them to the...

Samsung Galaxy Buds/Buds+/Live/Pro randomly dead? Here’s how to fix them

Samsung's Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Buds+, Galaxy Buds Live, and Galaxy Buds Pro are the closest rivals to Apple's AirPods, at least in terms of popularity. While there are a few quirks to each of them, this range of earbuds from Samsung are one of the safest, general recommendations for the average consumer. But sometimes, accidents...

Leaked OnePlus Nord 2 renders showcase its design

After launching the OnePlus Nord CE earlier this month, OnePlus is now gearing up to launch the OnePlus Nord 2. Over the last few months, we've seen quite a few leaks about the device that have revealed some of its specifications. We've learned that the OnePlus Nord 2 might be the company's first phone with...

Google highlights a “new look for Discover” on Android 12 and tests news showcase integration

In April this year, we got our first look at the updated Google Discover UI in Android 12. At the time, the redesigned UI was only available for a handful of users. But it's now rolling out to more users running the Android 12 beta release. The company is currently running a promo that highlights all...

Honor confirms its next flagship phone will have Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 Plus

At the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus launch earlier today, Honor announced that it would soon launch a phone with the new flagship chipset. The company's Present of Product Line, Ms. Fang Fei, released a statement saying that the upcoming Magic3 series will feature the new flagship chipset. After splitting away from Huawei late last year, Honor...

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 Plus brings faster CPU and AI performance to flagship phones

Qualcomm unveiled its latest flagship chip, Snapdragon 888, in December of 2020. Since its launch, the new chip has made its way to many flagship smartphones such as the Galaxy S21 series, Mi 11, ROG Phone 5, Xperia 1 III, and iQOO 7 Legend, to name a few. While Qualcomm previously launched a single flagship...

Telegram update brings group video calls and animated backgrounds

Telegram rolled out a significant update on the beta channel earlier this month that enabled video and screen sharing support in group calls. The feature is now rolling out to users with the latest stable update, along with a host of other additions. Here's a brief rundown of everything new in Telegram v7.8: Group video calls With...

XDA Basics: Does your Android smartphone need an antivirus app?

Android is not just the biggest mobile operating system in the world, it's the biggest OS -- period. Such a large user base makes it a juicy target for cyber-criminals, which is why there are often reports about Android malware, adware, and other not-so-nice things. Such reports make people afraid and they rush to the...

Google is putting autoplaying video ads on the Google TV home screen

Google TV is the new interface that runs on top of Android TV. While it’s currently only available on the new Chromecast and a handful of TVs, it will eventually replace the current Android TV interface. The new interface emphasizes content discovery and recommendations. It has a "For you" tab that highlights trending shows and...

Lenovo unveils Smart Clock with wireless charging and Yoga tablet with HDMI input

Today, Lenovo is introducing the Smart Clock 2, along with a range of new Android tablets. Among them is a new Yoga Tab 13 with HDMI in, a Tab P11 Plus with an attachable keyboard, and more. Probably the most exciting is the Yoga Tab 13, something that we spotted back in May. With the HDMI...

Galaxy Buds 2 spotted in new images with updated case design and no ANC

Samsung just released the Galaxy Buds Pro earlier this year, but the company is also working on updates for its lower-end wireless earbuds. We've known for a while that a hardware refresh for the regular Galaxy Buds was in development, and now press images of the Galaxy Buds 2 have been leaked, showing off the...

Here are the best replacement chargers for the Dell XPS 15 and 17

Dell's XPS lineup includes some of its most premium laptops, and they're among the best laptops you can buy today. They pack high-end specs in a sleek and stylish chassis, so you can truly use them anywhere. The Dell XPS 15 and 17 are particularly impressive since they pack 45W CPUs and discrete graphics in...