Posts From Aamir Siddiqui

Aamir Siddiqui
Aamir Siddiqui

Commerce and Law graduate with a passion for all things Android, Aamir frequently helps people get the best out of their budget smartphones through generous use of custom roms and kernels. He receives press releases at [email protected]

These are the best cases, covers and skins for the regular Galaxy Note 20

The Galaxy Note 20 series is here, and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is clearly the star of the show here. But the Note 20 Ultra also costs a pretty penny, so a lot of users would prefer spending lesser and getting the Galaxy Note 20 instead. If you've bought yourself a Galaxy Note 20 Ultra,...

NewPipe 0.20.0 brings a new unified video player and much more to the open source YouTube client

NewPipe is an open-source YouTube client for Android, serving itself as an alternative for users who either dislike the official app or do not have Google Play Services installed on their device. In a nutshell, NewPipe parses the YouTube website to extract data and play videos, without restrictions and ads. A few days ago, NewPipe...

Flipkart to launch six Nokia Smart TVs with integrated Onkyo soundbar in India tomorrow

Nokia is a nostalgic brand with enough brand value that allows it to license its name to others. While HMD Global handles smartphones under the Nokia brand, Flipkart handles smart TVs in India under the Nokia Smart TV branding. Nokia made its entry into the smart TV segment in India back in December 2019, and...

Hold For Me on the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G lets Google Assistant wait on the line for you

Have you ever called up a customer care number, dialled in the several access codes as prompted and navigated through cumbersome voice menus, only to hit a wall of prolonged wait times? I have, far too many times, much to my annoyance at the wasted time and the maddening repetitive music. And apparently, Google has...

The new Google TV interface will replace Android TV’s UI in the future

At the Made by Google 2020 event yesterday, Google unveiled the new Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G, the new Nest Audio, and the new Google Chromecast. The new Chromecast comes with Google TV as one of its highlighting feature. Google TV is not just a simple rebrand to Android TV though, but its not...

Here are all the new Google Camera features on the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G

After months of leaks and speculation, the new Google Pixel 5 and the new Google Pixel 4a 5G are here. Both of these represent the latest and greatest hardware that Google can present this year. While the hardware may not be the greatest, Google's strength has always been in software, and more specifically, camera software....

Google unveils the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G and wide-angle cameras

It's that time of the year again when Google announces its latest Pixel devices. This time, things are a little different. Instead of going with a small-sized flagship and an XL variant of the same, Google is mixing things up a little. For 2020, Google is launching its small-sized flagship, Google Pixel 5, but without...

The Nest Audio is a $99 Google Assistant smart speaker with powerful audio

The Google Nest Mini (the successor to the Google Home Mini) is an incredibly popular compact smart speaker. However, Google’s ambitions with Assistant-enabled speakers started with the original Google Home four years ago. That device is long overdue for a successor, and we seem to finally have one. Meet the new Google Nest Audio, the...

Xiaomi launches the Mi Watch smartwatch and the Mi 65W Fast Charger with GaN globally

Xiaomi has launched the new Mi 10T, Mi 10T Pro, and the new Mi 10T Lite at its launch event today. But that is not all -- Xiaomi is also using this opportunity to introduce to the world its new Mi 65W Fast Charger with GaN, and the new Mi Watch.Mi Watch Xiaomi is launching a...

The Xiaomi Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 and 144Hz displays

Xiaomi's Mi 10 series has been the company's best attempt at top-tier smartphones, with the Mi 10 Ultra being one of the most overkill smartphones from the Chinese OEM. The series is wide and varied though, with devices like the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro in the flagship territory and devices like the Mi...

[Update 3: Microsoft Bing Wins Big] Google adds search provider choices for Android users in the EU

Update 2 (1/9/2020 @ 11:50 AM ET): The alternative search providers that will be shown at setup alongside Google have been announced.Update 1 (10/1/2019 @ 9:50 AM ET): Google is testing showing search provider choices in Android ahead of the 2020 rollout. The article as published on August 2nd, 2019, is preserved below.[/alert] Android users in...

OnePlus teases a new Nord phone and confirms there won’t be a OnePlus 8T Pro

OnePlus is gearing up for another round of launches following their usual release schedule. Every year, we usually see a T variant upgrade to the phone(s) that were launched earlier in the year. Last year, OnePlus had launched the OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro as upgrades to the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro....