Posts From Joe Fedewa

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

The Galaxy Note 10’s “Link to Windows” feature works on older Samsung phones

If you were watching Samsung's Unpacked event last week, you may have been surprised to see Microsoft being a big focus. CEO Satya Nadella spoke at the event and Samsung highlighted a few Microsoft integrations for the Galaxy Note 10. One of those features is a "Link to Windows" Quick Settings shortcut. It's already working...

[Update: Motorola One Pro variant] Motorola One Zoom quad camera phone may have mid-range specs and might not run Android One

The last time we talked about the leaked Motorola phone with a quad-camera setup it was being called the "Motorola One Pro." New information suggests this device will actually be known as the Motorola One Zoom. Despite its name, though, this phone might not be in the Android One program. The name is not the only...

Reddit’s official Android app now supports Android Q’s dark mode toggle

Dark Mode (or Dark Theme) is a bonafide movement in the Android ecosystem. Google is adding a system-wide dark mode to Android Q and they've been busy getting apps ready for it. 3rd-party app developers have also been adding dark modes to their designs. The latest version of the official Reddit app supports Android Q's...

Create Chat Heads for any messaging app with Tasker

Love it or hate it, Facebook Messenger introduced a concept that has caught on with messaging apps: floating "chat heads." These little bubbles float on top of whatever you're doing so you can quickly jump into a conversation. Now the developer of Tasker, João Dias, has a method for bringing chat heads to all messaging...

Razer Phone 2 prototype with 512GB storage, dual SIM, and a THX logo appears online

The Razer Phone 2 was announced nearly a year ago in October of 2018. Back in April, Razer released a Satin Black version of the phone. It looks like another special model is in the works as a member of our forums posted photos of a Razer Phone 2 with a THX logo on the...

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides for Android get Material Theme revamp

The Google Drive Material Theme redesign complete with Dark Theme rolled out several months ago. However, Google's other office apps were left behind. The Material Theme revamp is finally rolling out to the Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides Android apps. The Docs, Sheets, and Slides redesign matches up with the other Material Themed apps...

Revisiting the Honor 20: Still Stuck in Limbo [Video]

Everyone knows about Huawei/Honor's recent troubles in the US. For the most part, the situation actually hasn't changed much for consumers. One particular phone, however, that hasn't made it to the US is the Honor 20. We've talked a lot about its "Pro" sibling, but not as much about this slightly more affordable option. Honor 20...

Paranoid Android now available for the Xiaomi Mi 9T/Redmi K20 and Xiaomi Mi 9

It was almost exactly a year ago when Paranoid Android returned with an Android Oreo ROM. Then, early this year, the team released its first Android Pie ROM. They've been slowly adding more devices since then and now they have Pie ROMs for the Xiaomi Mi 9T/Redmi K20 and Xiaomi Mi 9. Paranoid Android has announced...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+ Hands-on: Is two better than one? [Video]

The Samsung Galaxy Note 1o and Note 10+ were finally officially unveiled yesterday. Consumer reaction has been quite a bit different than previous Note launches. A lot of people are not terribly impressed with what Samsung had to show off, even though they added a new addition to the Note family. Pocketnow's Jaime Rivera and...

Nubia Z20 launches with dual AMOLED displays, Snapdragon 855 Plus, and triple cameras

Last year, among the many attempts to increase screen-to-body ratio, the Nubia X launched with dual displays. Earlier this year, it was rumored that a successor would launch with the Snapdragon 855. Now, the Nubia Z20 is here with dual displays again and the upgraded processor. The Nubia Z20 features a 6.41-inch AMOLED display up front...

[Update: Essential Phone] Final Android Q beta rolls out today for the Google Pixel smartphones

The final Android Q beta is here. As expected, Google has kicked off August by releasing Android Q Beta 6. Like last month's Android Q Beta 5 update, this is a "release candidate" build. That means it should be pretty close to the final build we'll see this Fall. However, that doesn't mean Google is...

OnePlus TV certification reveals Android TV software and India/US availability

It's been a while since we last talked about the rumored OnePlus TV. Last September was when OnePlus founder, Pete Lau, talked about the company's plans to build a TV. Now, things are getting a little more serious as the company's TV has appeared on the Bluetooth SIG website. The listing gives us more details...