Posts From Gaurav Shukla

Gaurav Shukla
Gaurav Shukla

Gaurav has been covering technology for over a decade now. From blogging about Android to reporting the latest from the world of Internet giants, he has done it all. When he is not writing about the tech companies, he can be found binge-watching new TV series on the web.

XDA Basics: How to Check and Update the Android Version on your phone

If you’re trying to find out the Android version of your smartphone or wondering how to update it, we can help. It's actually quite easy to check the Android device’s software information. In this guide, we’ll talk about exactly how you can check the Android version or install a new update on your phone, presuming...

TCL 20S vs TCL 20 SE: Which one should you buy?

TCL’s new phones for 2021 have landed in the United States in the form of the TCL 20 Series. While the TCL 20 Pro 5G is clearly targeting the upper mid-range segment with the inclusion of 5G and has a very respectable set of specifications, the 20S, and 20 SE are targetting the budget crowd....

These are the Best Galaxy S21 Fast Chargers you can buy now in Summer 2021!

Samsung has gone the Apple way by ditching the charger from the Galaxy S21 box. The company justifies this by stating most consumers at this point have plenty of charging bricks at home. While this may or may not be true, it’s disappointing not getting a fast charger to go with your new, cutting-edge smartphone...

XDA Basics: How to make your old Android phone run faster and better

Not everyone upgrades their smartphone every year or even every couple of years. So as Android phones get older, they tend to become slower, and using them gets annoying when you’re seeing frequent slowdowns. If everything is showing signs of age on your phone, not just the performance, it may be time to actually upgrade...

These are the Best Phone Case brands: Spigen, OtterBox, UAG, and more!

Most of the top smartphones are delicate. An accidental drop can ruin anything from your smartphone’s screen to its back. You can run up quite a bill getting your phone’s broken screen fixed or replacing the shattered glass back. It isn’t just the repair bill -- the smartphones themselves can cost quite a bit these...

Best Wireless Earbuds for Galaxy S21 series: Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, Sony WF-1000XM4, & more!

Samsung's Galaxy S21 phones are some of the best Android devices to date, available in three models (regular, Plus, and Ultra), and starting at only $800. The recent Galaxy S21 deals have even brought the phones down by $200, and you can expect more discounts in the coming months. No matter how much you pay...

These are the Best Fast Chargers for TCL 20 series: Anker, Belkin, and more!

The TCL 20 series made its debut earlier this year, and the various phones in the lineup are slowly making their way around the world. Three of the phones in the series -- the TCL 20 Pro 5G, 20S, and 20 SE -- landed in the US in June. Others models like the 20L, 20L+,...

Best Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus Clear Cases to buy in Summer 2021: Spigen, Speck, UAG, and more!

Samsung launched the Galaxy S21 Plus as a part of its S21 lineup earlier this year. This amazing phone is offered in a number of color options. If you've picked up the gorgeous Phantom Violet Galaxy S21 Plus, you'll want to show off this stunning color scheme while also ensuring it's protected. After all, why...

Which carriers can I use the TCL 20 SE on, in the USA?

The TCL 20 SE has landed in the United States. Launched by the company in June, this budget smartphone is now on sale via Amazon. If you’re in the market for a budget Android phone, and considering the TCL 20 SE, you might be wondering about the carrier support. Which networks can you use the...

These are the Best AirPods Pro Cases in Summer 2021: Spigen, tech21, UAG, and more!

Apple’s AirPods lineup has managed to carve out a niche for itself in the market. The AirPods models, including the AirPods Pro, have become so popular that there’s now a whole accessory market for these wireless earbuds, complete with cases for the Apple-provided AirPods cases. These third-party cases help keep the whole AirPods package safe...

These are the Best cases for Samsung Galaxy S21: Spigen, UAG, and more!

The Galaxy S21 series comes with a lot of generational improvements while also refining the rough edges of the S20 line. The standard Galaxy S21, while being cheaper, is no exception, featuring a 6.2-inch 120Hz display, 4,000mAh battery, and a Snapdragon 888 SoC (or Exynos 2100 in the international markets). All of this is encased in...

Moto G100: Here’s everything you need to know about Motorola’s new phone

The Motorola Moto G100 is the company’s new top-of-the-line smartphone in the Moto G series. The phone was first unveiled in March this year for Europe and Latin America, and has since made its way to the United States. The G100 is the first phone in the Moto G-series to get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800-series...