Posts From Joe Fedewa

Joe Fedewa
Joe Fedewa

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

Google Assistant’s daily overview now shows recipe suggestions

Most people think of voice commands when they interact with Google Assistant, but the mobile app also features a daily overview. This overview page has never really been given a clear name. Google refers to it as a "visual overview of your day," but it's also been called "Today" and the "Feed." Regardless, this interface...

Verizon’s new Visa credit card offers nice rewards with a pretty big catch

We've been talking a lot about credit cards and debit cards in the last year or so. As it's been mentioned numerous times, this seems to be the latest frontier for tech companies to launch new products. Verizon announced plans to release a credit card of their own last year and now we finally have...

Google may be facing a lawsuit due to Pixel 3 hardware issues

Google's history with smartphone manufacturing isn't long, but it has had its share of issues. Earlier this year, Google and Huawei started paying out settlements for a lawsuit regarding Nexus 6P bootloops. The original Google Pixel also suffered from hardware issues, resulting in another settlement. The company could potentially face another lawsuit, this time concerning...

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 leaks with the screen powered on

With Samsung's "virtual" Unpacked 2020 getting ever closer, we're seeing more leaks about the upcoming devices. One of the devices that's expected to be announced at the event is the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3. Last week, we got our first look at the device in the flesh. Today, we're finally seeing it with the screen...

Download Meizu’s Flyme OS 8 colorful bubble live wallpapers!

There's no denying that people love customizing their smartphones with different wallpapers. No matter if your device is completely stock or rooted and modded up the wazoo, a simple wallpaper can change the feeling to fit your style or mood. We often share wallpapers from newly launched phones, but today we have live wallpapers from...

Download the HTC Desire 20 Pro’s wallpapers in Full HD resolution!

The HTC Desire 20 Pro was announced earlier this week (along with the U20 5G), and it's got people talking about HTC again. The last true mainstream device that was actually made by the company was the Desire 12s in late 2018. HTC was the original Android OEM, so it's great to still see new...

Android’s Nearby Share file-sharing feature may support Chrome OS, Windows, macOS, and Linux thanks to Google Chrome

Apple's ecosystem is very cohesive and one of the best examples of that is AirDrop. The feature makes it super simple to share files across Apple devices without needing anyone to install a third-party app. On the Android side, things are a lot messier. While OnePlus, Realme, Black Shark, Meizu, OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi have...

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G, Galaxy A71 5G, and ZTE Axon 11 5G/4G forums are open

Phone launches typically slow down in the summer months, but there have still been plenty of new phones as of late. Samsung, unsurprisingly, has announced a couple of new devices and ZTE has joined in as well. We've opened up forums for the Galaxy A51 5G, Galaxy A71 5G, and both variants of the ZTE...

Microsoft Launcher Preview adds app drawer folders, double-tap to lock screen

Microsoft Launcher is a sleeper pick for the best Android launcher. It was originally called "Arrow Launcher" all the way back in 2015, and Microsoft has made several major redesigns since then. Recently, we've seen the launcher prepare for the Surface Duo phone, and the latest preview adds even more goodies. The latest update to Microsoft...

Google Shopping tests a Google Lens shortcut and prepares for AR item previews and dark mode

Google Play Services for AR (formerly known as ARCore) is the company's platform for augmented reality experiences. There are a lot of fun things you can do with AR, but one of the most practical uses is seeing objects in your physical space. Google Shopping may be preparing such a feature along with a dark...

Crayta will be the first game with Stadia’s “State Share” multiplayer feature

Google announced Stadia with a long list of exciting features, but many of those features were not present at launch. "State Share" is one of them and it will finally be coming next month with a game called Crayta. State Share makes it easy to join your friend's multiplayer games. Like State Share, Crayta was also...

Google releases new Chrome extension for linking directly to specific text on a page

It's not often that Google releases its own new Chrome extensions, but today it did just that. The company's latest extension is called "Link to Text Fragment" and it allows you to link to a specific section of text on a webpage. Rather than linking to an entire article, you can share a link directly...