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Google accidentally confirms the existence of the Pixel 6a

With the Pixel 3, Google started a new trend that saw the company release an affordable follow-up to its top-tier smartphone under the Pixel A series. The Pixel 4 was joined by the Pixel 4a while the Pixel 5 received its smaller sibling in the Pixel 5a. Now that the Pixel 6 series has been...

Google Messages will soon let you disable the pinch-to-zoom gesture for resizing text

Google is reportedly working on adding a new toggle in its Messages app that will let users disable the pinch-to-zoom gesture to increase/decrease the text size. The upcoming toggle was spotted in an APK teardown of Google Messages version 20220121, which recently started rolling out on the beta channel. According to 9to5Google, Google Messages version 20220121...

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro: Which should you buy?

The dilemmas associated with choosing a smartphone to buy only get more complicated with every new release. With companies revealing new phones all year round, customers have plenty of brands, models, and qualities to choose from. Depending on your budget, you will find yourself facing several devices with varying features for the same price tag....

These are the Best Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 cases in 2022

When it comes to tablets, the Apple iPad is the undisputed king. However, if you're looking to purchase an Android tablet, chances are that you're considering one from Samsung. After all, they're one of the few brands that still make good Android tablets. The Galaxy Tab S8 is right around the corner which you can,...

WatchOS 8.4 fixes bug that prevented certain watch models from charging

Apple released iOS 15.3 and watchOS 8.4 to the public earlier this week. Both updates focus on security patches and critical bug fixes. For example, the iOS update fixes a bug that allowed websites to view the database names of other domains. WatchOS 8.4, on the other hand, resolves an issue that stopped certain Apple...

OxygenOS 11.1.8.8 for the OnePlus Nord brings January 2022 security patches

After rolling out the Android security patches for January 2022 to the flagship OnePlus 9 series earlier this month, OnePlus released similar updates with the latest security patches to the OnePlus Nord CE, Nord N10, and Nord N200. The company is now releasing an OxygenOS update for the original OnePlus Nord, which includes the Android...

Mi Fit app gets a redesigned home screen in the latest update

If you own a Xiaomi wearable such as Mi Band 6 or Mi Watch Revolve Active, you’re probably familiar with Mi Fit. It’s a companion app that shows a detailed overview of your fitness activity, workout logs, and other measurements taken by your wearable. While the Mi Fit app hasn't received a major UI overhaul...

Messenger now supports E2E encrypted group chats and calls

Meta (formerly Facebook) is rolling out a major update for Messenger, which brings support for end-to-end (E2E) encrypted group chats and calls. The feature expands upon Messenger's existing E2E encrypted messaging feature and it now lets you connect with multiple people in a group chat and make calls in a private and secure way. Along...

Legacy G Suite accounts will be able to migrate their data to a free account

Back in the day, Google used to offer a free G Suite plan that allowed users to have a Google account with a custom domain. Google stopped offering this tier in 2012 but those who had created a free account were able to continue to use the service, up until now. Last week, Google began...

The Redmi Note 11S will launch in some markets as the POCO M4 Pro (4G)

On Wednesday, Xiaomi officially introduced the Redmi Note 11 series to international markets. The lineup consists of four devices: the Redmi Note 11, Redmi Note 11s, Redmi Note 11 Pro, and Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G. If you remember, Xiaomi also has a sub-brand called POCO whose portfolio largely consists of rebranded Redmi and Xiaomi...

These are the Best Fast Chargers for TCL 20 series in 2022

The TCL 20 series made its debut earlier this year, and the various phones in the lineup are slowly making their way around the world. Three of the phones in the series -- the TCL 20 Pro 5G, the 20S, and 20 SE -- landed in the US in June. Others models like the 20L,...

Google Chrome starts testing one-click mute button on tabs

Chrome already allows you to mute any audio coming from a tab, by simply right-clicking on the tab and selecting the mute option. However, Google is now experimenting with a different design for this functionality that removes the requirement to open the right-click menu. As spotted on /r/Chrome (via Chrome Story), the latest builds of Chrome...