Posts From Arol Wright

Arol Wright
Arol Wright

Diehard technology enthusiast, and an Android purist by nature. While I have a soft spot for smartphones, I'm deeply interested in everything techy, be it PCs, gaming consoles, gadgets, you name it. Please direct all inquiries/tips to [email protected]

Here’s when the Realme UI 2.0 beta based on Android 11 will roll out

Realme UI 2.0 was recently announced as the latest version of Realme's custom Android software. The new version of Realme UI is based on ColorOS 11, the latest version of OPPO's custom Android software built on top of Android 11. ColorOS 11 comes with several new features on top of Android 11, such as many...

Here’s our first look at the Google Pixel 5 in Green

We're nearing September 30th, which means that we're about to see what Google has in store with the Google Pixel 5, the company's latest and greatest smartphone. We already know that, despite Google's strategy in previous years, the Pixel 5 won't carry the flagship Snapdragon 800 series chip. Instead, it's going for the upper mid-range...

LG K62, K52, K42 bring MIL-STD-810G compliance to the mid-range

LG has been putting out devices with interesting value propositions lately. We just have to look at phones like the LG Wing, for example, with its unique, never-before-seen form factor. But LG's mid-range and budget devices, however, have generally been... well, fairly lackluster. It's not that they're bad devices, but there's nothing particularly exciting about them...

MWC 2021 delayed from March to June 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns

Big tech conferences were canceled left and right this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Though some events managed to successfully go virtual, others, like MWC 2020, weren't able to make the transition in time. If you were hoping that things would return to normal next year, we have some bad news to share. With...

Android 11 is coming to Android TV with better gaming controller support, auto-low latency mode

Android 11 has been released for smartphones after a thorough round of beta testing. The source code is now available, and the new software is now slowly rolling out to smartphones. Other Android-based platforms, such as Android TV, are set to get their taste of the latest release sooner or later. Following the smartphone release,...

The Fire TV Stick Lite could be Amazon’s next cheap streaming TV dongle

While cutting the cord has become more and more popular over the years, COVID-19 has dramatically boosted how much media people are streaming from the Internet at home. Cheap streaming TV devices like Amazon's Fire TV lineup are the most popular gateways to cutting the cord, as these devices allow you to watch all of...

OnePlus 8T specs leak on Amazon: 65W Warp Charge, 6.55″ 120Hz display, 48MP quad rear camera, and more

The OnePlus 8T is coming. After a brief round of leaks and rumors, the smartphone company has confirmed the existence of the device and has now begun to tease it on their social networks. It will be announced on October 14th, as confirmed yesterday by the company. The 8T will serve as the late-year revision...

The ROG Phone 3’s new Bypass Charging feature prolongs battery life while gaming

The ASUS ROG Phone 3 is probably the phone to get right now if you want the absolute best gaming experience in a smartphone. With games getting more intensive, you need something that can handle them and then more, and the ROG Phone 3 is the device for that. It has a ton of features...

The Google Pay India app is getting a new design built with Flutter

Not a lot of people know this, but Google Pay in India and Google Pay in the rest of the world are not the same thing. While both services have the same branding, Google Pay in India, formerly known as Google Tez, plugs to the country's local UPI payment system, while Google Pay in the...

Here’s when LG plans to update its phones in India

LG has been putting out some amazing smartphones lately. The LG Velvet represented a change in direction from their usual release plans, as the Velvet is essentially a mid-range phone at a comparatively cheaper price. The LG Wing, on the other hand, packs a lot of weirdness (in a good way) for a phone that...

OnePlus is finally making a dedicated OnePlus Buds app for third-party phones

OnePlus recently made its first fully wireless earbuds, called the OnePlus Buds. We've reviewed them, and they're amazing for the price. But of course, being a OnePlus product (even though U.S. customs think they're Apple knockoffs), the company expects you to use them with OnePlus smartphones. This doesn't mean that they don't work with other...

Huawei will incorporate Android 11 features into EMUI 11 and enable updating to Harmony OS

Huawei recently surprised people by launching EMUI 11, the company's latest version of its custom Android-based software, on top of last year's Android 10 instead of the new Android 11 release. The reason that announcement surprised people is that, after EMUI 5, Huawei shifted its EMUI numbering scheme to match the Android version number. Thus,...