Posts From Kishan Vyas

Kishan Vyas
Kishan Vyas

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

The Xiaomi Mi 11’s Android 12 update is almost here, and Xiaomi wants your help testing it

Back in May, Xiaomi seeded an early developer preview of Android 12 to the Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11, and Mi 11i (Mi 11X Pro/Redmi K40 Pro). While the developer preview was a pure vanilla Android build, we saw the first glimpse of a proper MIUI build last month when an internal MIUI 12.5 beta...

Google Fiber to kill its traditional Fiber TV offering in favor of online streaming

In February, Google Fiber started testing an upgraded TV experience for Fiber TV subscribers in an attempt to ditch its traditional TV offering. At the time, the online TV experience was only available in Huntsville, Alabama. However, In June, the company rolled out service in every city where Google Fiber was available. Now, Google has...

New Galaxy S22 Ultra renders showcase a split camera module

Last week, we got our first look at the Galaxy S22 Ultra, the most premium phone in Samsung’s upcoming flagship lineup. The Galaxy S22 Ultra is widely rumored to be a spiritual successor to the beloved Galaxy Note series. And the leaked Galaxy S22 Ultra renders only fueled that notion further as they showcased a...

Amazon’s new robot runs Android but is apparently “terrible”, according to leaks

At Amazon's fall event on Tuesday, the company officially unveiled the long-rumored Alexa-powered home robot. Dubbed Amazon Astro, the robot looks like something straight out of a science fiction movie and is unlike anything we've seen before from Amazon. Astro can do a wide range of things. It can recognize faces, follow you around the...

[Update: Apple responds] iPad Mini 6 owners report experiencing the infamous jelly scrolling effect

Apple's new iPad Mini 6 has received rave reviews, with most reviewers praising its modern design, portability, and powerful performance. However, it looks like some owners aren't impressed with the scrolling experience on the tablet. Several iPad Mini 6 users (via 9to5Mac), including The Verge's Dieter Bohn, have reported a display glitch where one side of the...

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE lands in India with Snapdragon 778G and a 10-bit AMOLED display

Following the official debut earlier this month in Europe, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (New Edition) has now landed on the Indian shores. It joins the Mi 11 Lite 4G that launched in India just three months ago. The Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE is identical to the Mi 11 Lite 4G in many...

Android 12 Developer Preview 2 released for OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro

With the official release of Android 12 right around the corner, OnePlus has just released the Android Developer Preview 2 for the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. The new version comes four months after OnePlus released the first developer preview of Android 12 for its 2021 flagship lineup. Android 12 Developer Preview 2 for the...

Samsung rolls out October 2021 security patches to the Galaxy S21 series

We're still a couple of days away from moving into the next month, but that's not stopping Samsung from releasing October 2021 security patches for its flagship lineup. This isn't the first time the South Korean giant has started rolling out new monthly security patches even before publishing the security bulletin. For several months now,...

New Xiaomi TV Stick with updated SoC, Dolby Vision, and faster Wi-Fi spotted on FCC

Xiaomi may soon be bringing a Mi TV Stick successor to the market. A new Xiaomi streaming stick recently passed through the FCC website, and it has revealed some key details about the upcoming product, including its overall design and specifications. The FCC document (via @AndroidTV_Rumor) refers to the device as Xiaomi TV Stick instead of...

Leaked specifications reveal Galaxy Tab A8 may feature a 10.5-inch display and a 7040mAh battery

Samsung is one of the few OEMs that hasn’t given up on Android tablets yet. The South Korean giant offers a wide selection of tablets spanning multiple price bands, with the Galaxy Tab S lineup positioned as the premier offering and the Galaxy Tab A series delivering a more economical experience. While the flagship Galaxy...

Fossil Gen 6 smartwatches with Snapdragon Wear 4100+ go on sale in U.S., India, and other regions

Last month Fossil unveiled the Fossil Gen 6 series, the company’s newest Wear OS-powered smartwatch lineup. While the smartwatches have been available for pre-order in various markets for a few weeks now, they're finally going on sale globally starting today. The Fossil Gen 6 comes in two sizes: 42mm and 44m. The 42mm model starts at...

[Update: Back online] It’s not just you, Signal is down for many users around the world

Signal, the cross-platform encrypted instant messaging app that shot to popularity after WhatsApp’s controversial privacy policy change, is down for many users around the world. When you try to send a message on the app, it brings up an error stating that the service is experiencing technical difficulties. If you try to use the app right...