Posts From Joe Fedewa

Joe Fedewa
Joe Fedewa

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

What are your thoughts on a display notch like on the iPhone X or Essential Phone?

Sometimes smartphone trends come out of nowhere. Headphone jacks were considered an integral component of every phone until Apple's "courageous" decision. Now, we're seeing more smartphones launch without the headphone jack every year. The latest trend sparked by Apple might be even more annoying for some. Many people attribute the display "notch" to Apple, but we know...

What are your thoughts on the new devices announced at Mobile World Congress 2018?

Mobile World Congress 2018 has come and gone once again. There weren't as many device announcements this year, but we did see some big brand names. Most notable is the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, which will be the most popular Android phone this year. LG, Alcatel, Huawei, ZTE, Nokia, Sony, and ASUS also announced...

Xiaomi Mi 5 Android Oreo MIUI Global Beta ROM now available

Xiaomi has been busy with Android Oreo updates in the last couple of weeks. We first learned last week that they have been testing Android Oreo for the Xiaomi Mi 5 and Xiaomi Mi Mix. Then earlier this week they rolled out the stable Android Oreo MIUI ROM for the Xiaomi Mi 6. Now, the...

How to change the emoji on Android

Communication on the internet has evolved a lot over the years. We're always looking for ways to use more than just text in our text conversations. Back in the day, "emoticons" were all the rage, but now we have emoji. Android manufacturers all have their own emoji design. The emojis on the Samsung Galaxy S9...