Posts From Joe Fedewa

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

Samsung Galaxy A91/S10 Lite renders reveal triple cameras and center punch hole

The Galaxy S11 series consists of the big flagship devices that Samsung will be showing off early next year. However, the company has some other interesting devices on the horizon as well. We've been tracking a mysterious "Galaxy S10 Lite" device for a few months along with an even more elusive "Galaxy A91." It turns...

Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019 Summary – The Latest SoC and 5G News From Qualcomm

Qualcomm is hosting its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit this week in Hawaii. Last year, 5G was a big focus of the event, and that will continue this year as well. We're also expecting to see the announcement of the Snapdragon 865. We will be in attendance and reporting on all the big happenings right here...

December 2019 security patches roll out with Pixel Themes, gesture navigation in 3rd-party launchers, & more

Today is the first Monday of December, which means Google is rolling out its monthly Android security patches. These monthly updates are pretty random in what features are included. Some months there's nothing of note, while other months include some important things. December has brought a treasure trove of features to the Pixel family. Typically, Google...

T-Mobile’s 5G network goes live, OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition available on December 6th

Last month, T-Mobile announced its plans for rolling out its 5G network (among other post-Sprint merger plans). Today, the company went ahead and flipped the switch for its 5G network, though no one can actually use it until later this week. The network currently covers "200 million people" in the US, and for starters, customers...

Airplane Mode may finally stop shutting down Bluetooth audio, starting with Android 11 R

Airplane mode is a feature that has been around in phones for a very long time. The name comes from the idea that the radios in phones can interfere with airplanes, so this allows you to turn them off without powering down the phone completely. Airplane mode has other uses, of course, but it's not...

EasyMonitoring lets you remotely monitor the battery, storage space, and temperature of all your Android devices

If you own a lot of Android devices, you may find it difficult to keep track of them all. EasyMonitoring is an app that makes this pretty simple, hence the name. Created by XDA Senior Member easyjoin, this app allows you to remotely monitor things like the battery level, storage space, and battery temperature of...

Samsung Galaxy S11, S11e, and S11+ Forums are now open

The Galaxy S11 series is set to be the next big flagship release from Samsung. These phones will be officially announced in the next few months, but in the meantime, we're already seeing leaks. So far, we've seen the Galaxy S11+, Galaxy S11, and Galaxy S11e in renders. We've also heard about some rumored features....

Black Friday Deals – The Very Best Sales on Phones & Other Tech

Black Friday 2019 is very quickly approaching, maybe faster than some people would like. Nowadays, "Black Friday" is basically just a meaningless phrase we use for sales that take place all month. Some of the best sales are from tech companies and electronics stores. We'll be compiling all of the best deals on smartphones and...

Digital Wellbeing’s Flip to Shhh gesture is now available on the Pixel 2

With the launch of Android Pie, Google kicked off its push into promoting "Digital Wellbeing." One of the features that was originally exclusive to the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL was "Flip to Shhh." This is a handy feature that allows you to immediately enable Do Not Disturb mode when flipping your phone over....

[Update: New “Manage your library” Page] Google Photos renames the Assistant tab to “For You”

For a while now, the Google Photos app has included an "Assistant" tab. This is the place where all of Google's automatically created creations are shown. Things like photo collages, animations, movies, albums, and more. The name of the tab has always felt like an implication that Google Assistant is creating these things, but it...

Vivo X30 teaser videos reveal periscope telephoto camera and 60x zoom

Vivo is launching a new smartphone next month, the Vivo X30, and they are already sharing details about it. The company released a couple of 30-second teaser videos about the phone and they give us some details about the upcoming features that will be found in the camera setup. The Vivo X30 is expected to be...

Samsung Galaxy S11+ renders show off huge camera bump and quad curved display

We're getting close to the time of year when Samsung announces its latest devices in the Galaxy S line. The Galaxy S10 series was considered one of the best releases from Samsung, so they have a lot to top this go around. We've already seen renders of the Galaxy S11 and Galaxy S11e, but now...