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Adam Conway
Adam Conway

A 21-year-old Irish technology fanatic in his final year of a Computer Science degree. Lover of smartphones, cybersecurity, and Counter Strike. You can contact me at [email protected] My Twitter is @AdamConwayIE and my Instagram is adamc.99.

Whispering Mode on LG’s new TONE Free earbuds lets you take calls in private

LG may have stopped making smartphones, but they're certainly not done with making smartphone accessories. The company has just launched the new 2021 LG TONE Free FP series, a series of true wireless earbuds that comes in three models — the FP9, the FP8, and the FP5. The FP9 are the highest-end TWS earbuds that...

Galaxy Z Flip 3 leak offers our best look yet at Samsung’s clamshell foldable

Samsung's next Galaxy Unpacked event is coming soon, but pretty much everything about the event has already leaked. We know all about the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, and we know a lot about the upcoming Galaxy Watch 4 series with Wear OS 3. The one product we know the least about is the Galaxy...

Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 could be Samsung’s first foldables with water resistance

With the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 launch date right around the corner, there are still some questions left to answer about both of these foldables. Thanks to leaks, however, we are learning more and more about the two foldables. One thing we weren't sure of is whether or not...

Stadia+ is the Chrome extension every Stadia player needs

I've been playing games streamed from the cloud through Google Stadia recently, and I've really enjoyed being able to play a wide variety of games whenever and wherever I want. While the service has gained a lot of quality-of-life improvements in the last few months, it isn't perfect. There are no debugging options, and a...

OnePlus Nord 2 is getting its first post-launch OxygenOS update

The OnePlus Nord 2 has just launched in Europe and India, and it features a MediaTek chipset for the first time in a OnePlus smartphone alongside other killer specifications. It's also the first phone from OnePlus to sport the new version of OxygenOS based on ColorOS, and following its launch, the phone is getting its...

Corning’s Gorilla Glass with DX protects the camera lens on your smartphone

Most smartphone makers put a layer of protective glass on top of their smartphone displays, and they usually source that layer from Corning. Corning's Gorilla Glass Victus product offers the best protection yet for smartphones, and many of this year's flagships like the OPPO Find X3 Pro and the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra use it....

You can now block spammers that share files with you on Google Drive

Have you been getting spammed with Google Drive notifications time and time again, telling you that someone shared a file with you? I know I certainly have, and several others on the XDA Portal Team have, too. It can get really annoying, but we know that Google is aware of the issue because in May,...

Realme is making a magnetic wireless charger like Apple’s MagSafe

Apple's MagSafe wireless charger attaches to the back of the iPhone 12 series magnetically, making it ridiculously easy to align your phone's and the charger's wireless charging coils. Apple even recently released a portable battery pack using MagSafe tech, so you can plop the pack on the back of your phone for a quick top...

You don’t need an invite to join Clubhouse anymore

After basically every single social media company has already copied the idea, Clubhouse, the company that kicked off the social audio chat trend, has finally opened up its service to everyone. You no longer need to get invited by someone who has access to it, which is good news as the service has long lost...

South Korea is reportedly drafting a law targeting Google and Apple’s app store duopoly

Following Google's woes in the U.S., South Korea is reportedly drafting a law targeting Google and Apple's app store duopoly. The law drafted and set to be processed as early as the 23rd of July prevents app market operators such as Google or Apple from doing the following: Forcing a specific payment method on the...

Google Play is getting a redesign on Wear OS and a new remote install method

Google is making it easier than ever to install new apps onto your Wear OS smartwatch, as announced earlier this year at the company's I/O developer conference. The company recently started to roll out a new Play Store design on Wear OS watches that adds a much cleaner design to match the upcoming Wear OS...

Galaxy Watch 3 update adds voice guidance, improves SpO2 measurements

While the Wear OS-based Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series will very soon be the star of Samsung's wearable lineup, the Galaxy Watch 3 hasn't been abandoned just yet. The latest firmware update for the Galaxy Watch 3 is now beginning to roll out, and with the update comes voice guidance, SpO2 measurement improvements, and general...