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]

What colors does the OnePlus 9 series come in?

The OnePlus 9 series has finally arrived, with more models and color options than ever to choose from. There are three distinct models: the OnePlus 9 Pro, the OnePlus 9, and the India-exclusive OnePlus 9R. Both the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro have three color choices each, though not every color is available in...

Samsung PENUP drawing application gets a major upgrade

Samsung's PENUP application has been pre-installed on many of the company's Galaxy phones and tablets equipped with S Pen styluses, but the app has never had the expansive features of more mainstream drawing/art apps like SketchBook by AutoDesk or Krita. That's finally changing, as Samsung PENUP has received a significant update. Samsung PENUP version 3.6.00.15 includes...

The best Ethernet adapters for your Dell XPS laptop: Anker, Belkin, and more!

Dell's lineup of XPS laptops are some of the best portable PCs you can buy, with sleek designs, great keyboards, and excellent performance. However, the transition to USB Type-C means you'll need adapters to use most types of connections, including wired internet. Dell certainly isn't alone here — most of the best laptops around need...

Qualcomm hires former HMD Global executive Juho Sarvikas for key position

HMD Global's Chief Product Officer, Juho Sarvikas, left the company last month after helping create HMD in 2016. Sarvikas didn't reveal at the time where he would head next, but now it has been revealed that he's joining chip maker Qualcomm. Jim Cathey, SVP and President of Qualcomm's global operations, announced on Twitter that Juho Sarvikas...

WhatsApp might allow chat history migration between iOS and Android

WhatsApp stores more data locally on your phone (as opposed to the cloud) than most other messaging services, which has some disadvantages. Chat histories are kept on your phone, and while the data can be easily backed up, there's no official method for moving chats between Android and iOS devices. Thankfully, that might be changing...

Sony may soon release the WH-1000XM4 headphones in a new white color

Sony has produced some of the best noise-canceling headphones in the industry. The company released the WH-1000XM4 headphones last year as a new premium ANC option, and now there could be a new color and more audio features on the way. The Sony WH-1000XM4 is currently available in three colors: Black, Blue, and Silver. The Silver...

Google quietly acquired Dysonics, a startup focused on 3D audio tech

Much like its rival companies Amazon and Microsoft, Google is constantly buying up smaller companies to acquire new talent or intellectual property. One of Google's latest acquires has been revealed to be Dysonics, a startup that focused on 3D audio technology. The acquisition happened in December, according to a filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark...

Xiaomi’s wallpapers for the Mi 11 Ultra and Mi MIX Fold are here for download

Xiaomi revealed a slew of new products last month, including the long-awaited Mi 11 Ultra and Mi MIX Fold. Of course, the best part of any new phone launch is waiting for someone to extract the included wallpapers. Thankfully, all the wallpapers for both phones are now available to download, courtesy of XDA Member kacskrz. Xiaomi...

GitHub rolls out long-awaited features to its desktop and mobile apps

GitHub is one of the most popular code-hosting platforms in the world, home to millions of software projects and websites. Even though many developers prefer to use the Git command-line application for uploading code and managing projects on GitHub, the company has its own desktop application that can make some tasks easier, and it's now...

Verizon will shut down its 3G network next year, following multiple delays

Many of us are excited for 5G to take off, but it's a bit difficult for carriers to effectively roll out 5G while still dedicating valuable spectrum to 4G and 3G. That's why most carriers have been trying to phase out 3G, and now Verizon has set a firm date for the shutdown of its...

Spotify and LinkedIn also working on Clubhouse-style audio room features

The sudden popularity of Clubhouse, a social media app where people can create voice rooms or listen to existing ones, has caused several other apps to duplicate its functionality. Now it seems the next apps to get Clubhouse-style audio rooms might be Spotify and LinkedIn. Spotify announced today that it has acquired Betty Labs, developers of...

ROG Phone II AirTriggers and Armoury Crate now work on AOSP ROMs

The ASUS ROG Phone II is one of the best Android phones for gaming, even with the company's slow software update track record. However, many of the phone's custom features aren't available if you install a custom ROM, including the Armory Crate dashboard and touch trigger buttons. Thankfully, that's starting to change. OmniROM for the ROG...