Posts From Nirave Gondhia

Nirave Gondhia
Nirave Gondhia

Born and raised in the UK, Nirave has been in the mobile industry since the mid-2000s in a career that has spanned from working in retail to training staff and finally, tech publishing. Previously the Managing Editor of Android Authority, and the Editorial Director at Mobile Nations, he joined the XDA team as Chief Content Officer in early 2020. He loves mobile tech, smart home, and 5G, and alongside shaping the long-term strategy of XDA, he'll be helping the writing team with reviews and other content. You can follow him on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/nirave

The Pro1-X will help support FOSS by donating to the Linux Foundation

After years of rumors and plenty of April Fools' jokes, we actually made a phone! The new Pro1-X is an adaptation of the Pro1 launched by our friends at F(x)tec last year and features more RAM, more storage, and more importantly, it runs a different platform. The first smartphone to run LineageOS out of the...

Yeah, XDA made a phone and it’s only available for 6 weeks!

There have been many rumors and running jokes over the years that XDA would, and probably should, make a phone. Our history with alternative platforms such as LineageOS (and CyanogenMod that came before it) has meant that XDA has been at the forefront of helping develop viable alternatives to the primary platforms available on smartphones. Today,...

Something special is coming on October 27th…

Over the past few years, we have witnessed consumer privacy eroded in many ways, too many for us even to begin recounting them. Then, there are never-ending antitrust lawsuits between big corporations and regions like the EU and USA; Facebook's ongoing straddling of the line between judge and jury; and this year alone, an entire...

You can save $200 on the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra right now

They have only been on sale for a few short weeks, but we have our first price cuts for the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. Right now, you can save $200 on all variants of Samsung's new flagship device thanks to a surprise sale Amazon is having right now. Thanks to these discounts...

Best Pixel 4a Deals: How to order Google’s budget beast

After months of delays due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Google's new Pixel 4a smartphone is finally on sale. The mid-range Android phone packs a similar feature set to the Pixel 4 including its excellent camera and clean Android experience, but at a significantly lower price. While the Pixel 4 starts at $799,...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus 5G First Impressions: a visually breathtaking experience

Android tablets suck, well, a lot of them do. Ask any regular person to describe a tablet, and they’ll often call it an iPad. While Samsung and others do a great job of not allowing the iPhone to become synonymous with the mobile category, it’s in tablets where Android manufacturers haven’t figured it out. That’s not...

These are the best cases for the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

Updated 28 August 2020, 10:47 EDT The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is here, and with a starting price of $1299, it's definitely an investment. Unfortunately, it's also one of the heaviest Samsung smartphones to-date, and trust me from personal experience, the added weight and large proportions of my similarly-sized Galaxy S20 Ultra resulted in more than...

XDA Developers is looking for a News Editor, Deals Guru, Writers and more!

Love writing about technology and ready to take the next step in your career? Want to be part of an exciting project and get paid to write about tech? XDA Developers has been around for nearly 20 years, and we've reached the point where we need to bring in talented people to help with some...