Posts From Kishan Vyas

Kishan Vyas
Kishan Vyas

A loyal Android user since Android 2.1 Eclair. Direct inquiries to [email protected]

Google Home app adds a built-in speed test for your Nest WiFi network

You can now use the Google Home app to test the connection speed between your devices at home and your Nest Wi-Fi router, making it easier to pinpoint and troubleshoot connectivity-related issues. The feature was initially part of the Google Wifi app, but now Google has added the feature to the Google Home app —...

Your Fitbit Sense and Versa 3 can now detect when you snore at night

Fitbit is rolling out a new software update to its Fitbit Sense and Versa 3 smartwatches that adds a new “Snore & Noise Detect” feature. We first learned about this feature through an APK teardown of the Fitbit app back in May. At the time, it was still in development and wasn’t accessible to users....

Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+ tipped to feature 50MP GN5 camera and Exynos 2200

While we’re still months away from the Galaxy S22 series launch, leaks and rumors have already started making rounds around Samsung’s next-gen flagship lineup. Last month, a leak revealed that the Galaxy S22 Ultra might use the same zoom cameras as the Galaxy S20 Ultra. Now, a fresh leak has revealed new details about the...

Google Photos gets a partial Material You redesign on Android 12

Another day another Google app getting a Material You makeover. With the official release of Android 12 not too far away, Google has been hard at work updating its own apps with Material You design guidelines. Google Workspace apps such as Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive, and Meet received a visual refresh not too long ago,...

Xiaomi’s iPad Pro competitor lands in Europe alongside Mi Band 6 NFC

Alongside the Xiaomi 11T series, Xiaomi today unveiled the Mi Pad 5 and Mi Band 6 NFC for the European markets. Originally launched in China last month, the Mi Pad 5 marks the return of Xiaomi to the tablet segment. The latest tablet from the Chinese company takes on the likes of iPad Pro and...

Xiaomi’s latest flagship phones offer Dolby Vision, flagship SoCs, and 120W fast charging

Xiaomi today expanded its premium smartphone folio in Europe with the launch of three new smartphones: the Xiaomi 11T Pro, Xiaomi 11T, and Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE. The new Xiaomi 11T series succeeds the last year’s Mi 10T lineup, while the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE represents a minor refresh over the Mi 11...

LineageOS 18.1 adds the ASUS ZenFone 8, POCO X3 NFC, and more to the roster

In March, the team behind LineageOS released LineageOS 18.1, the latest version based on Android 11. Since then, the team has rolled out LineageOS 18.1 to many more devices — from notables like the OnePlus 9 Pro, Redmi Note 10 Pro, and Pixel 4 series to the lesser-known devices like Walmart’s Onn and Dynalink Android...

The Apple Watch Series 7 has a bigger display, faster charging and improved durability

As expected, Apple today unveiled the new Apple Watch lineup alongside the iPhone 13 series. The new models, dubbed the Apple Watch Series 7, succeed the Watch 6 series and offer a range of upgrades over their predecessor, including bigger displays, faster charging, and much more. Unlike what we saw in various leaks, the Apple Watch...

DotOS 5.2 adds new features inspired by Android 12, including wallpaper-based theming and more

Last month, developers behind the DotOS custom ROM project teased a new Android 12-based dynamic theming engine for their upcoming release. The much-awaited new release — DotOS 5.2 — is finally here and besides the marquee system-wide theming system, it brings along several new features and changes including the redesigned Settings dashboard, a new Gaming...

Here’s a look at the Assistant weather widget in the Google App

After years of negligence, widgets will finally be getting the much-needed overhaul in Android 12. Google showed off the redesigned widgets coming to Android 12 at Google I/O 2021. Over the past couple of months, we have seen many of these widgets going live in Android 12 beta releases. The last Android 12 Beta 5...

One UI 4 Beta changelog: Here’s what’s new in Samsung’s Android 12 update!

With the official Android 12 release reportedly coming in early October, smartphone OEMs are gearing up to release the latest version of Android to their high-end smartphones. For many OEMs, the new Android version also presents the perfect opportunity to release a new version of their custom skin. We know OPPO will be releasing ColorOS 12...

Kindle update revamps the home screen and navigation experience

Amazon has announced a big software update for its Kindle lineup of e-book readers. The update, which will start rolling out in the coming weeks, brings a brand-new design to the home screen and library UI, and also adds a new navigation bar. The most striking change detailed by Amazon is the revamped home screen. Gone...