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IMDb TV, Amazon’s free streaming service, launches in the U.K.

Amazon has brought its ad-supported free streaming service, IMDb TV, to the U.K, packing both original and licensed content that wasn't available on Prime Video before. IMDb TV launched in the U.S. a few years ago, and the service only recently received iOS and Android apps. It's initially going to be available via a carousel...

Fairphone’s latest smartphone offers a 5-year warranty and Snapdragon 750G

After being featured in multiple leaks over the past few weeks, the Fairphone 4 is now officially out. Built by Amsterdam-based company Fairphone, the Fairphone 4 is a sustainable smartphone that is easy to repair and has a lower environmental impact. The new model succeeds the Fairphone 3+ and offers a modern design, more powerful...

[Update: More wallpapers] Download OPPO’s ColorOS 12 wallpapers ahead of the official rollout

OPPO has been working on ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 for quite a while now. The company first released an Android 12 beta build for the Find X3 Pro shortly after Google dropped the first Android 12 beta at I/O 2021. But the build did not come with ColorOS 12. Although the company didn't...

Apple finally allows users to rate its preinstalled apps

For years, the only Apple apps users could rate or review on the App Store were the ones they could optionally install, such as the iWork suite. So if you wanted to rate the iTunes Store, Measure, or Mail apps, you simply couldn't. This has raised many questions throughout the years, but Apple has provided...

The next phone in Infinix’s NOTE line could have a 120Hz display and telephoto camera

After unveiling the Zero X series earlier this month, Infinix is gearing up to launch a new phone in its NOTE line. The upcoming device will follow the Infinix NOTE 10 Pro from earlier this year and will likely offer some compelling hardware at an affordable price point. While Inifinix is yet to reveal any...

iOS 15 Messages bug secretly deletes backed up photos

iOS 15 was released to the public less than a month ago, and some complaints have already started surfacing online. It's common for new major software releases to have some bugs, even after months of beta testing. However, major bugs usually don't make it through to the public builds. Unfortunately, a critical bug has been...

Google’s new Address Maker app allows governments to easily create new addresses at scale

Billions of people around the world don't have an address. To tackle this issue, Google has announced a new app called Address Maker, a free service that helps governments and non-profit groups (NGOs) easily create unique addresses for developing communities. With Address Maker, organizations can create unique, functional addresses at scale right from an Android device....

Some Samsung phones can now be used as a car key, but support is limited

At its first Galaxy Unpacked event of the year, Samsung unveiled its flagship Galaxy S21 series. During the launch presentation, the company revealed that the devices would let users find and unlock Audi, BMW, Ford, and Genesis cars. The feature is now finally rolling out to users but, while it's available on a couple of...

[Update: Launched in India] Vivo’s flagship X70 series sports upgraded cameras, bigger batteries, and newer chips

Vivo's new flagship series is here, and it includes three feature-packed devices — the Vivo X70, the Vivo X70 Pro, and the Vivo X70 Pro Plus. While we've seen all three devices in leaked renders over the last few weeks, we now have concrete information about their hardware. As expected, the Vivo X70 Pro Plus is...

Vivo X70 Pro+ First Impressions: Flagship Cameras to watch out for

Smartphone cameras have come a long way in the past few years. We've seen multiple lenses, large sensors, hundreds of megapixels, and whatnot. Every brand aims to have a top-tier camera system on its smartphones. Apart from using newer, bigger sensors and better processing, several brands have tried to bring innovative technologies to improve the...

The Xiaomi Mi 11’s Android 12 update is almost here, and Xiaomi wants your help testing it

Back in May, Xiaomi seeded an early developer preview of Android 12 to the Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11, and Mi 11i (Mi 11X Pro/Redmi K40 Pro). While the developer preview was a pure vanilla Android build, we saw the first glimpse of a proper MIUI build last month when an internal MIUI 12.5 beta...

Personal Safety app now lets Pixel owners automatically record a video during an emergency

Personal Safety is a preinstalled app on Pixel phones that adds features like car crash detection, location sharing during an emergency, and nearby crisis alerts. The latest update to the app adds a new feature called "emergency SOS" that lets Pixel users tap the power button 5 times to quickly call emergency services, share info...