Posts From Joe Fedewa

Joe Fedewa
Joe Fedewa

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

Google Stadia adds 3 RPGs: The Elder Scrolls: Online, Windbound, and Cris Tales, drops Premiere Edition price to $99

Google is adding new games to Stadia nearly every week. This week, the company is starting with three new RPGs, including The Elder Scrolls: Online. In addition, the cost of the Stadia Premiere Edition starter kit has been dropped to $99 following the end of the 3-month Pro trial. The Elder Scrolls: Online is the first...

Google partners with Parallels to bring full Windows app support to enterprise Chromebooks

While Chromebooks serve the needs of most average users, they aren't for absolutely everyone just yet. There are plenty of great web apps, progressive web apps, Android apps, and even Linux apps to choose from, but there are still some applications missing on Chrome OS that a consumer or enterprise user will miss. Microsoft Windows...

Gmail for Android and iOS will soon get a dedicated Google Meet tab

It's no mystery that Google has been pushing Meet more and more in recent months. Due to the rise in demand for video calling apps, Google has rebranded the service and made it available to non-G Suite users. The company is now bringing Google Meet to its own tab in the Gmail app for Android...

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 specs leak reveals battery size, dimensions, and more

We've been tracking the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 for a little while now and the announcement should be coming later this summer. Samsung has been focusing on the Active series as of late, but the Watch 3 will be a follow-up to the original Galaxy Watch from 2018 (yes, they are apparently skipping the "Galaxy...

Motorola Edge+ users are seeing some severe display issues

Motorola made a big splash in April with the Motorola Edge series, marking its return to the flagship market. The company had primarily been focusing on mid-range and low-end devices (and they continue to pump those out), which is what made the Edge a big deal. Flagships can bring new things to worry about, though,...

Lenovo Flex 5G launches in the U.S. with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G and Windows 10 on ARM

Earlier this year at CES 2020, Lenovo announced the Yoga 5G 2-in-1 convertible laptop. This laptop featured the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx, Qualcomm's highest-end ARM-based SoC designed for "Always On, Always Connected" PCs (ACPCs). As such, the Lenovo Yoga 5G runs Microsoft's Windows 10 on ARM, much like the Microsoft Surface Pro X and Samsung Galaxy...

[Update: Verizon in July] Samsung Galaxy A71 5G launches in the US this week for $599

In April, Samsung announced a slew of Galaxy A devices that would be headed to the US market. A few of them have already gone on sale, but we've been waiting for arguably the best of the bunch. Finally, the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G will be available to purchase this week on June 19th. As you...

Android TV may soon support Voice Match for Google Assistant

There are plenty of smart TV platforms to choose from these days. Even Google offers two options if you're invested in their ecosystem. You can go the simple route and get a Chromecast or go with Android TV for something more full-fledged. One of the benefits of Android TV is the integration with Google Assistant,...

The LG Velvet is coming to Europe, North America, and other regions soon

After LG teased the device for several weeks, the LG Velvet was finally announced last month. The device grabbed a lot of attention initially for marking a pretty drastic design shift for LG. It also signified the company's possible shift away on flagship phones as it features the upper mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC. Today,...

Samsung is rolling out the One UI 2.1 update to the Galaxy S9 and S9+

Samsung has gotten considerably better at delivering updates to its phones in the last few years. The Galaxy S9 series was one of the first to see this improvement with the Android Pie update. The Galaxy S9/S9+ received Android 10 earlier this year in the form of One UI 2.0, and now One UI 2.1...

Android 11’s power menu device controls finally bring the phone into the smart home

Android 11 Beta 1 was released this week and it includes a bevy of great features. One that has stuck out to me ever since we first spotted it in earlier Developer Previews is the Device Controls in the Power Menu. As someone who has invested in smart home devices, this is a very exciting...

Wavelet’s latest update adds even more features to make your headphones sound better

Last month, we wrote about an app called "Wavelet" that really took off among the community. The app is developed by XDA Senior Member pittvandewitt and it's designed to let you apply an equalizer profile to tune your headphones to the Harman standard. For many users, this improves the sound quality of their headphones, though...