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George Burduli
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Love everything about Android. I'm an enthusiast, blogger, and a future developer. Direct enquiries to: [email protected]

Verizon plans to offer 20 5G devices in 2020

5G is one of the biggest buzzwords in technology these days. Every tech company wants a piece of the pie, whether that means building 5G capable smartphones, hotspots, PCs, etc.. We saw some early 5G smartphones last year, like the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G or LG V50 ThinQ 5G. What those phones have in common...

Google Play Movies & TV is getting support for HDR10+ content

Google offers services in almost all branches of the tech industry. One of them is streaming, in which Google offers its service via Google Play Movies & TV. This app is used for renting and/or buying digital streaming content like movies and TV shows. Traditionally, this content has been available in SD and HD qualities....

myASUS update will enable extending your PC screen to your Android smartphone

It is no secret that most Windows laptops come with manufacturer-installed 'bloatware', as we so like to call it. Though, some of them sometimes turn out to be quite useful as they often add proprietary functionality to the device. myASUS is one such app. As the name implies, it comes pre-installed on ASUS laptops. The...

TiVo is making a cheap Android TV dongle with an emphasis on live TV

Android TV dongles conveniently turn any standard television into a smart TV. It gives you the ability to connect to the Internet to stream your favorite content from platforms like YouTube and Netflix, browse social media, and install thousands of apps from the Google Play Store. There are some unique dongles that do more than...

TCL announces the 10 5G, 10L, and 10 Pro: Affordable Mid-Range Smartphones for North America

The Consumer Electronics Show 2020 is full of surprises for the technology industry. At the event, Chinese electronics brand TCL had a few surprises in terms of smartphones. Rather than announcing yet another Alcatel-branded device, the company announced its first self-branded smartphones, one of which also happens to be the first 5G-capable phone from the...

January 2020 security patches rolling out with numerous fixes for Pixel devices

Google is kicking off the first week of 2020 with another Android security bulletin, right on schedule. After delaying the previous update for some Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL owners, the new January update should go out to all Pixel owners (except for the Pixel and Pixel XL) on time. The January 2020 security...

The ASUS Chromebook Flip C436 is a high-end Chrome OS laptop with a 10th gen i7 processor

ASUS is one of the few companies that still constantly pumps out Chromebooks. Their Flip C434 was one of the most popular Chrome OS devices of 2019 due to its form-factor and more than capable internals. Now ASUS is taking it a step further by improving some very important specifications, as well as adding some...

Possible Sony Xperia 5 Plus leaks with headphone jack, triple cameras, side-mounted fingerprint scanner

Sony has been trying out taller than usual smartphones for the last year or so. Their previous two models, the Xperia 1 and Xperia 5, both have a tall aspect ratio of 21:9. It seems like the company is going to continue with this design trend in 2020, as leaked CAD renders of what's allegedly...

[Update: The End] Microsoft will end all Windows 10 Mobile support in December

It's practically ancient history at this point, but the XDA-Developers was originally a Windows Mobile-focused website. Even the name "XDA" comes from the O2 Xda, a Windows Mobile PDA. That's why from time to time we like to cover news from the other realm. The tile-based operating system never really made it to the mainstream....

ARM now says it’ll continue supplying chip technology to Huawei

The trade war between the United States and China has brought chaos to the technology industry. Even some non-US-based companies decided to stop doing business with Huawei - ARM being one of the first. The Japanese-owned but UK-based chip manufacturer halted the licensing of its technology to Huawei right after Trump prohibited US companies from...

[Update 3: Now in Stable] Android Q will add Google Chrome integration into Digital Wellbeing

Every now and then, tech companies come up with new ideas and trends that everyone can get behind. 2018 was the year of not just notches, but also the "digital wellbeing." Major players like Google and Apple decided that it is crucial for users to be able to control and monitor their smartphone usage. The...

How to enable Google Pay in unsupported countries on Wear OS

Contactless payment is one of the best features of smartwatches, but users from many regions don't have the luxury to use it. That's because there are still a lot of countries around the world that don't officially have Google Pay support. If you have a Wear OS smartwatch and live in an unsupported country, though,...