Posts From Kishan Vyas

Kishan Vyas
Kishan Vyas 261 posts

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

Huawei Y9s with 16MP pop-up camera, Kirin 710F launched in India

Huawei has just launched a new mid-range smartphone in India. Dubbed the Huawei Y9s, this smartphone keeps the basic design language and internal hardware of last year's Huawei Y9 Prime, but brings along a camera refresh in the form of the 48MP primary camera to better stand against the competition. The Huawei Y9s features a 6.59-inch...

Samsung Galaxy A20 and Galaxy A20s Android 10 updates roll out with One UI 2.0

Samsung kicked off its Android 10 update rollout with the Galaxy S10 series in October last year. The company then went on to update its other premium phones including the Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy S9 series, Galaxy Note 9 series. Samsung even released a roadmap detailing various mid-range and budget smartphones it had planned to update...

Sony’s latest wireless earbuds offer noise-cancelation and an IP55 rating

Sony is expanding its line of True Wireless (TWS) earbuds with the launch of the Sony WF-SP800N. These are the fifth addition to Sony's true Wireless earbuds lineup. It's a direct successor to the Sony WF-SP700N that came in 2018 and brings some notable upgrades to the table including water and dust protection, improved battery...

OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro kernel source code is now available

After months of leaks and rumors, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro were officially announced last month. The devices are now on sale in several countries and they even received their first set of software updates last week which addressed some early bugs and improved the front camera performance. Now in a bid to...

Samsung Galaxy A51 receives One UI 2.1 with April 2020 security patches

The Galaxy S20 series and Galaxy Z Flip were the first phones to run the latest revision of One UI. Since then Samsung has brought the new update to several of its high-end phones such as the Galaxy S10, Galaxy Note 10, and Galaxy Fold. After updating the Galaxy Note 10 Lite and Galaxy S10...

Facebook is making a new Oculus Quest standalone VR headset that’s smaller and refreshes at 90Hz

In 2014, Facebook acquired Oculus VR Inc. for $2 billion, twice of what it paid for Instagram. In its early days, Oculus's VR efforts were largely focused on PC gaming. But that finally changed under Facebook and the company went on to launch Oculus Go, its first standalone VR headset that didn't need to be...

MediaTek details the Helio G85, a mid-range SoC for high-performance mobile gaming

Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek has expanded its gaming-focused Helio G series of chipsets with a new addition in the form of Helio G85. We first learned about the Helio G85 with the launch of the Redmi Note 9 last month which was the first phone to be powered by this new SoC. However, our knowledge about...

Image and Video Date Fixer restores the proper dates to your media files

If you're someone who regularly transfers images between multiple devices, you probably would have ended up with a disordered gallery at some point or another due to incorrect timestamps. We all have been there and we know how frustrating it is. One of the reasons why this happens is because the file modification dates of images...

[Update: Hands-on images] LG Velvet specifications confirmed ahead of next month’s launch

Last month, we learned that LG might bid farewell to the flagship LG G series and could introduce a mid-range smartphone under a new branding. LG later confirmed its plan to replace the G series with a new brand and gave us our first look at the LG Velvet, the first phone in the Velvet...

OnePlus 5 and 5T get OxygenOS Open Beta 2 with April 2020 patches

Last week OnePlus finally delivered on a promise they made back in October of 2019: to update both the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T to Android 10. As such, the first OxygenOS Open Beta based on Android 10 was released for both phones, allowing users to test drive the early software release and provide...

Realme UI based on Android 10 rolls out for the Realme 3 and 3i

In its early days, Realme shipped a slightly modified version of ColorOS on its smartphones. Many people had strong opinions about this choice as they felt they deserved something better from a company that claimed to be an entity independent from Oppo. To address this, the company introduced a new skin called Realme UI. At...

The Motorola Edge+ is the first phone with Imint’s new Vidhance stabilization tech

Motorola finally unveiled the much-awaited Motorola Edge+ and Motorola Edge last week. In the past few years, the Lenovo-owned company had focused largely on selling budget and mid-range phones. The last true flagship from Motorola was the first-gen Moto Z, which was launched all the way back in 2016. Since then, there wasn't any contender...