Posts From Joe Fedewa

Joe Fedewa
Joe Fedewa

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

Ex-Google Pixel camera lead joins Adobe to develop universal Photoshop Camera app

Earlier this summer, there were reports of turmoil within the Pixel team and it was capped by the exit of Marc Levoy. For those who don't know, Levoy led the development of many of the best computational photography features in the Google Camera app. He now has reportedly landed a job as a VP at...

U.S. carrier lists Google G025E as a 5G compatible phone, possibly the Pixel 4a 5G

As the doldrums of summer slowly come to an end, there are several exciting Android devices on the horizon. Google has 3 devices in the works, some of which have been majorly delayed. Two of those are reportedly 5G-compatible, and a U.S. carrier may have prematurely listed the Pixel 4a 5G. Boom! Mobile is a lesser-known...

OnePlus Launcher 4.6.4 adds more options for customization of the home screen grid

Most Android devices come with their own custom launcher built by the manufacturer. On OnePlus phones, that launcher is the aptly named OnePlus Launcher. It's arguably one of the best OEM launchers out there and consistently gets new features. The latest update brings some additional options for customizing the home screen.The screenshots above show OnePlus...

Samsung confirms it will announce 5 devices at Galaxy Unpacked

If you've been following tech news for the last few weeks, then you're probably well aware that Samsung has an event coming up. Several new devices have been leaked ahead of the company's online Galaxy Unpacked event scheduled for August 5th. Today, Samsung's head of mobile confirmed we'll be seeing 5 new devices at the...

OnePlus Nord confirmed to have up to 12GB RAM, 90Hz display, and the Google Phone app

This week's news has been dominated by the OnePlus Nord, which is exactly how the company planned it. OnePlus has been trickling out information bit by bit to give us a clear picture of the device ahead of its launch. The launch event is next Tuesday but we already know so much about the Nord....

New Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Buds Live leaks reveal the designs ahead of Galaxy Unpacked launch

Unsurprisingly, with Samsung Unpacked just weeks away, the Galaxy Note 20 is increasingly appearing in leaks. We've already seen hands-on video of the Ultra model and renders of the Plus model. The standard Galaxy Note 20, however, has been a bit more elusive. Today we've got a clear 360-degree view of the phone along with...

Facebook Messenger can now do screen sharing on mobile

The ability to share your screen is an essential feature in video conferencing apps. However, we don't see it as often in personal video calling apps. Facebook has been updating its Messenger video calling services in recent months and now they are adding screen sharing to the mix. Facebook Messenger on the desktop has had the...

[Update: Camera setup] Carl Pei reveals the OnePlus Nord in all its glory

It's not a OnePlus phone without a slow, dragged out release of small details leading up to the official announcement. The company loves to drip out information to build hype, and that's certainly happening again with the OnePlus Nord. The latest information comes directly from OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei in his interview with Marques Brownlee...

Twitter is revamping its API with much-requested features for 3rd-party apps

Twitter is having an interesting week, to say the least. A day after numerous high-profile accounts were hijacked to promote cryptocurrency scams, leading to Twitter temporarily halting new tweets from many verified accounts, the social media company is announcing some big changes to its API. Twitter API v2, as they are calling it, is a...

T-Mobile customers can now get a free second “proxy” number, new scam protections

T-Mobile and Sprint officially began the merger process earlier this year, and we've seen a lot of progress to combine their networks and various services since then. T-Mobile has expanded its 5G network with Sprint's mid-band spectrum, Sprint users can roam on T-Mobile LTE, Dish Network has taken over Sprint's prepaid business, and T-Mobile Tuesdays...

Firefox Nightly for Android adds support for 3 new add-ons

Earlier this month, Firefox made some changes to its convoluted system of beta, nightly, and preview builds. There are now only three builds that will receive development: Stable, Beta, and Nightly. Firefox routinely brings new add-ons to the Nightly builds for Android and recently it added support for three more. The three new add-ons in Firefox...

[Update: Available in U.S.] LG’s new wireless earbuds have a self-cleaning charging case and Google Assistant

Like many companies that make smartphones, LG also has its own line of wireless earbuds. Last year, the company launched the LG TONE Free earbuds with Google Assistant support in the US. LG is back with another pair of wireless earbuds in this lineup and they retain one of the coolest features. The new earbuds seem...