Posts From Joe Fedewa

Joe Fedewa
Joe Fedewa

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

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...

[Update 2: Warp Charge] Truly wireless OnePlus Buds will be unveiled on July 21st

It's been a while since we last talked about OnePlus's upcoming truly wireless earbuds. The last rumor was back in May and it pegged the unnamed earbuds for a July launch. Today, the company has confirmed the announcement date and the "OnePlus Buds" name. OnePlus sent out a tweet this morning to confirm the "OnePlus Buds"...

Stadia kicks off “Summer of Games” sale, announces new exclusives

If you're someone who enjoys a good deal on a video game, summer is an exciting time. The Steam Summer Sale, for example, consistently has some of the best deals you'll find all year. Google is trying to join the fun with the Stadia "Summer of Games" deals. They also announced a slew of new...

[Update: Official] Google is preparing to integrate Docs, Chat, and Meet more deeply with Gmail

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of things in the technology world. Video calling, for example, became a much more popular feature in a blink of an eye. Companies have been scrambling to adjust to the new demands and we've seen Google do a lot of shuffling with its messaging platforms. Last month, Google...

Mobvoi launches over-ear “TicKasa ANC Headphones” with active noise cancellation for $130

Mobvoi may not be a household name in the technology space, but we've written about a lot of its products. The company has been making some of the best affordable Wear OS smartwatches for a while, and more recently, the company broke into the wireless earbuds space. Now, Mobvoi has released the TicKasa ANC, the...

Xiaomi Mi TV Stick, Mi Smart Band 5, and Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 Basic officially announced in Europe

Xiaomi held an event today to announce a bunch of "lifestyle" products. Some of the announcements are wider releases for previously launched products, but others are entirely new. The lineup includes the Xiaomi Mi TV Stick, a global release for the Mi Band 5 (as the Mi Smart Band 5), and a new pair of...

Today’s OnePlus Day deals include the OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 7T McLaren, and more

OnePlus has been sharing deals every Wednesday for the last few weeks, and this week is no different. This week's "OnePlus Day" includes deals on the OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 7T series, and the Bullets Wireless Z earbuds. The deals below are available only today, July 15th, on OnePlus.com, so act fast if you see...

Google Play Pass expands to 9 new countries and adds a $30/year subscription option

Google launched Play Pass in September of 2019 as a subscription service for apps and games without ads or in-app purchases. While the service has slowly gained more apps, it's been exclusive to the U.S. this whole time. Finally, Google Play Pass is expanding to new countries and it's also getting a yearly subscription option. First,...

Microsoft Outlook is inserting Bing Search into Android’s long-press menu

Microsoft makes some truly great Android apps, but the company keeps finding itself in hot water over how they're promoting their apps. Last year, Microsoft was inserting ads for OneDrive into Android's share sheet. The latest tactic involves promoting Bing Search through Outlook on Android. Some Android users on the Pixel community forum (via AndroidPolice) who have...

Possible Razer Phone 3 prototype shows up on a Chinese marketplace

Razer was one of the first companies to really embrace the idea of a "gaming phone." The original Razer Phone launched in 2017 and it was followed by the Razer Phone 2 in 2018. However, last year, there was not a Razer Phone 3. It was originally said to have been canceled, but no one...