Posts From Corbin Davenport

Corbin Davenport
Corbin Davenport

Corbin is a tech journalist and software developer based in Raleigh, North Carolina. He's also written for Android Police and PC Gamer. Get in touch with him at [email protected]

Samsung Internet can now sync page positions across Galaxy devices

Samsung Internet is a popular web browser originally developed for Galaxy smartphones, but is also available to download on the Play Store for other devices. The browser is often praised for its speedy Chromium-based rendering engine and extensive customizability, and now there are a few new features to try out in the beta release channel. Samsung...

AT&T’s data-only 5G plan for tablets and laptops just got cheaper

Mobile network plans that only offer cellular data, without the usual phone number and messaging services, started becoming more popular a few years ago. They're still not incredibly common, but they can be a cheaper method of adding LTE or 5G to a tablet or PC. AT&T is one carrier that has offered data-only plans...

OnePlus 9 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Battle of the Super-Phones!

The flagship Android smartphone market is as competitive as ever, and OnePlus 9 Pro vs Galaxy S21 Ultra comparisons are a hot topic of conversation. This year's Galaxy S21 Ultra starts at $200 cheaper than last year's S20 Ultra and has even more features than the previous model. Meanwhile, OnePlus has continued to raise prices...

Get the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 for $70 off right now

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 is Samsung's current-gen sports watch, with a sleeker design than the traditional-looking Galaxy Watch 3. The watch typically costs $250 for the 40mm version, or $270 for the larger 44mm model, but now you can get either size for $70 off the usual prices. The smaller watch is now $170,...

Google leaks the Pixel Buds A again, this time on the Android twitter account

Google hasn't done a great job at keeping its upcoming Pixel Buds A secret. FCC filings from March revealed that Google was working on new wireless earbuds, and Google accidentally showed off the earbuds in a promotional email in April. Now the earbuds have been leaked again by Google, this time through the official Android...

Linux Mint’s ‘Warpinator’ file transfer app arrives on Android

The process of copying files from one computer to another can be surprisingly difficult, especially without using flash drives or other external storage. That's why the developers behind the Linux Mint desktop operating system developed Warpinator, an application for copying files over a local network. However, the tool only worked on Linux-based systems, until now. Warpinator...

Mobvoi TicWatch 3 Pro LTE receives another system update, but it’s not Wear OS H-MR2

Mobvoi's TicWatch Pro 3 is one of the best Wear OS smartwatches available right now, largely due to its internal hardware. It's still the only Wear OS device with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon Wear 4100 chipset, making the TicWatch Pro 3 the best-performing smartwatch with Google's wearable software. Mobvoi is now rolling out an update to...

The best OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro accessories in May 2021: Chargers, cables, adapters, cases, and more!

Following months of rumors and speculation, the OnePlus 9 series is finally here. This time around, there are three models: the highest-end OnePlus 9 Pro, the mid-range OnePlus 9, and the India-exclusive OnePlus 9R. No matter which phone you get (or have already bought), you'll have one of the better Android phones around. Of course, most...

Exclusive: This is the upcoming Infinix Note 10 Pro in real life

Infinix has been selling phones in Europe and Asia since 2013, and the company's phones have been rising in popularity in India over the past few years. Earlier this month, we shared exclusive press renders of the upcoming budget-tier Infinix Note 10 Pro, a budget phone expected to have a 90Hz screen and MediaTek Helio...

Samsung is working on a web dashboard for SmartThings

Samsung SmartThings is one of the oldest smart home platforms still actively supported, as it was originally founded in 2012 before being acquired by Samsung in 2014. SmartThings isn't just the management/setup tool for Samsung's own connected products — it can connect to thousands of other platforms, just like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Managing...

Facebook Messenger and Instagram chats won’t be encrypted by default until at least 2022

Facebook has received plenty of criticism over the past few years, partially because the company has a near-monopoly on messaging and social networks in some countries, and also due to Facebook's abhorrent track record with user privacy and data. The company has been slow-moving to improve its public perception, and one element of that —...

Samsung Internet now has an optional bookmarks bar

Samsung Internet is one of the few pre-installed applications made by a phone manufacturer that people actually want to install on other devices, thanks to its speedy Chromium base and customizable interface. The app has received several improvements over the past few months, like a Chrome-style tab grid and new privacy functionality, and now a...