Posts From Joe Fedewa

Joe Fedewa
851 posts

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

Google Recorder app from the Google Pixel 4 is now available for download

Among the bountiful harvest of Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL leaks, there have been sightings of a new "Recorder" app. In one of the several hands-on videos that popped up earlier this month, we spotted the Recorder app in the app drawer. It also showed up in an earlier leak as well. The app...

Motorola’s foldable Razr phone may be announced before year’s end

While Samsung's saga with the Galaxy Fold appears to finally be coming to an end, there are other foldables destined to be released soon. The Huawei Mate X is the other big name, but it has been delayed a couple of times as well. The other foldable device that we've heard about a few times...

[Update 2: Full list] Google Pixel 4’s Soli gestures will work in the US, Canada, Singapore, Australia, Taiwan, and Europe

Earlier today, we wrote about the Pixel 4 (possibly) passing through the FCC. One of the things that makes that listing likely for the Pixel 4 is the mention of the 60GHz (58-63.5GHz) transmitter, which ties nicely with the frequencies used by Project Soli. These new gestures use the Soli radar chip located in the...

Huawei Mate 30 Pro – A Deep Dive into the Hardware and Software [Video]

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro was announced last week and its launch is certainly one of the most interesting stories we've seen in a while. If you look at the device purely in terms of hardware, the Mate 30 Pro is easily one of the best phones on the market. It has a stunning display,...

[Update 2: NYC, Boise, Panama City] Verizon enables 5G UWB in Washington D.C., Atlanta, Detroit, and Indianapolis

While many people are still skeptical about 5G, Verizon continues their rollout plans. Today, the company flipped the switch for four new cities: Atlanta, Detroit, Indianapolis, and Washington DC. Verizon is already selling a couple of 5G devices, but the list of available cities is still relatively small. So the continued expansion is good news. Verizon's...

How to get Google Play Services on the Huawei Mate 30 Pro and Honor 9X [Video]

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro was officially unveiled last week and there are a number of unusual things about it. First off, it has a very dramatic curved display, which may be off-putting to some people. We already showed you how you can artificially "remove" the curved edges. The next big thing is the lack...

[Update 2: Sign-ups Live] Project xCloud lets you stream Xbox One games to phones and tablets

With so many devices in our lives having displays, people demand more and more interconnectivity. They want to be able to use apps, games, and services on all their devices. Buy something on one screen and use it on all the others. Gaming is a big part of this, and Microsoft is enabling this interconnectivity...

Realme XT Video Review – A Budget Smartphone with a 64MP Quad Camera

The Realme XT launched late last month with its most noteworthy feature being its 64MP primary rear camera. The brand boasts the phone has the distinction of being the "first 64MP smartphone to launch in India." The other parts of the phone, however, are firmly in the mid-range category, which isn't necessarily a bad thing...

The OnePlus 7T will ship with Android 10

In the company's typical fashion, OnePlus has been slowly revealing details about the OnePlus 7T ahead of its launch this Thursday. We've already seen official renders of the device, we know it will have a 90Hz display, we know it will be cheaper than the OnePlus 7 Pro, and we know it will also charge...

How to hide content on the extreme screen curves on the Huawei Mate 30 Pro [Video]

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro was announced last week as the company's next big flagship device. Despite its struggles with the US Government, Huawei is moving forward with a device that likely won't launch with Google apps. All of that aside, this is a beast of a phone with one of the most notable features...

Samsung Galaxy S10 gets the Galaxy Note 10’s new camera and DeX features with an update

Some companies can be stingy with what new features they bring to older devices. Samsung is generally good about this, launching devices with features that eventually trickle down to the rest of the lineup. The company is now bringing some of the camera features and DeX for PC support from the Galaxy Note 10 to...

You will soon be able to make it harder to trigger Google Assistant

As handy as voice-enabled virtual assistants can be, they come with a lot of baggage. Many people are nervous about the information these devices can collect without their knowledge. Having an "always listening" speaker in your vicinity at all times is, frankly, scary to a lot of people. This is a constant battle for companies...