Posts From Joe Fedewa

Joe Fedewa
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Managing Editor at XDA-Developers. Lover of all things with displays.

TCL is working on a phone that slides open into a tablet

Cramming a tablet-sized screen into something that can fit in your pocket is a dream people have had for years. Only recently with the introduction of truly foldable displays has the dream become more real. Companies are still working on alternatives, though, and TCL is approaching the situation with a slider. Leaked renders of a TCL...

The floating keyboard in Chrome OS will soon be resizable

Chrome OS is typically found on laptops that have physical keyboards. 2-in-1 Chromebooks with touchscreens haven't been around super long, and there are even fewer that lack a keyboard completely. Chrome OS 70 introduced a floating virtual keyboard for these situations. One thing the floating keyboard lacks is the ability to be resized. That will...

OnePlus rolls out new OxygenOS stable updates to the OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, and 7T Pro with January 2020 patches and other changes

OnePlus is known for being one of the best Android OEMs for consistent updates. Users can easily join the Open Beta program to receive frequent updates. The Stable channel also receives updates at a steady rate, and today OnePlus released stable OxygenOS updates for the OnePlus 7/7 Pro and OnePlus 7T Pro. OnePlus 7T Pro XDA...

AT&T and T-Mobile expand their 5G coverage to more cities

Yesterday, Samsung finally took the wraps off the Galaxy S20 series. We were officially introduced to the three new devices: Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra. As with a lot of the phone launches we'll see this year, 5G was mentioned a lot. To go along with that, AT&T and T-Mobile are expanding...

Breaking: Mobile World Congress 2020 has been canceled

Mobile World Congress 2020 has been officially canceled. GSMA, the organization that puts on MWC in Barcelona each year, broke the news in a statement to Bloomberg. A reporter from FT and La Vanguardia are also independently reporting the news, and the GSMA issued a statement on its official newsroom. The event is being called...

Essential shuts down: No more PH-1 updates, No GEM phone

Started by former Android co-founder Andy Rubin, Essential burst onto the scene back in 2017 with the Essential PH-1. The company has never released a follow-up to that phone, but it has continued to offer exceptional software support with monthly security patches and major Android OS upgrades right after Google. It turns out that's where...

Samsung Galaxy S10 series gets a $150+ price drop after Galaxy S20 launch

Today has been all about the new Galaxy S20 series and the Galaxy Z Flip. Rightly so, as these devices will kick off Samsung's flagship push in 2020. While the bump in name from Galaxy S10 to Galaxy S20 seems big, they're not monumentally different. In fact, any of the Galaxy S10 smartphones are still...

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S20 series [VIDEO]

Samsung officially took the wraps off the Galaxy S20 series today. We've been waiting a while for this announcement, and for the most part, it seems to have lived up to the hype. Of course, we knew a lot about the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra heading into the event. Pocketnow's Jaime...

Where to watch the Samsung Unpacked Galaxy S20 unveiling live stream

Today is the big day for Samsung's first wave of flagship devices for 2020. We've been hearing about the Galaxy S20 series and the Galaxy Z Flip for weeks, but today at Unpacked, everything will finally get the stamp of "official." If you've been following along with all the leaks and rumors up until this point,...

Huawei releases the FreeBuds 3 in new red colorway

The Huawei FreeBuds 3 were released back in September as the company's latest truly wireless earbuds. They feature active noise cancellation and an Apple AirPods-esque design. At launch, the FreeBuds 3 came in two simple colors: white and black. Today, Huawei is announcing a new red option. The FreeBuds 3 Red are the same great FreeBuds...

Moto G Power and Moto G Stylus officially announced with the Snapdragon 665 and Android 10

The Moto G Power (previously referred to as the "Moto G8 Power") and Moto G Stylus have been popping up in headlines for a while now. Just yesterday, the Amazon listing revealed everything about the Moto G Power. The Moto G Stylus has been a little more mysterious, but we knew what to expect. Today,...

Google’s Automatic Call Screen feature is now available on all Pixel phones

Call Screen is a feature that was introduced on the Pixel 3 back in 2018. It essentially allows Google Assistant to act as your literal real-world assistant, taking the call for you and asking questions on your behalf. Late last year, Google rolled out Automatic Call Screen to the Pixel 4, and now it's available...