Posts From Sumukh Rao

Sumukh Rao
Sumukh Rao

A tech fanatic with a hunger for knowledge in the ever-growing field of science and technology. An avid quizzer and a gadget critic who loves simplifying tech for the masses has a keen interest in modding Android devices.

How to change your Nest Doorbell ringtone to jolly festive sounds or one of the new year-round tones

If you have a Nest doorbell from Google, it's quite simple to change the ringtone of your device. Apart from the classic "ding dong" sound, the Nest doorbell can be customized to play various other ringtones that you can set from within the Nest app. Google also rolls out a few seasonal ringtones from time...

Samsung Galaxy S22: Everything we know so far about the flagship series, along with XDA’s Wishlist!

Samsung's flagship 'S' series is one of the most popular premium phones across the globe. The smartphone giant packs all the latest advancements in technology into the 'S' series including the latest chip, the best cameras, the brightest display, etc. The Galaxy S21 Ultra from earlier this year tops our list of the best smartphones...

Google Pixel 6 vs Apple iPhone 12: Which affordable flagship should you buy?

Google's Pixel line of phones has been quite underwhelming in the past few years. The Pixel 5 had a mid-range chip, the Pixel 4 had poor battery life, and the Pixel 3XL had a bathtub notch. While they had their own positives, they weren't really THE phone to recommend for most people. Google is trying...

Google is testing a new location for the Google App’s search bar

The Google app comes pre-installed on every Android device out there. So, if you're using an Android phone, there's a good chance you use the Google app for quick searches or to get news and weather updates. If you often use the Google app for search, you might have to get used to tapping in...

These are the Best Microsoft Surface Duo 2 Cases in 2021

Microsoft launched the second iteration of its (sorta) foldable phone -- the Surface Duo 2 with a bunch of improvements from its predecessor. It now has a dedicated camera array on the rear and runs on the latest smartphone SoC. While it's slightly on the expensive side, you're paying for that sublime hardware and the...

XDA forums are open for the Realme GT Neo 2 and Honor 60

Early last month, Realme launched its affordable flagship phone -- the Realme GT Neo 2 in India. The GT Neo 2 is a well-rounded smartphone with a major emphasis on performance thanks to the very capable Snapdragon 870 SoC. It also comes with a unique design and a colorway that makes it stand out from...

You can now scan documents and shoot videos via the camera on your Chromebook

Google has been pushing out constant updates to improve the user experience on Chromebooks. Recently, there were reports of upcoming Chromebooks getting an anti-snooping feature and an update for existing Chromebooks that would let you run your phone's apps briefly. Now, Google is letting Chromebook users take full advantage of the camera on board to...

Google Pixel 6 vs Apple iPhone 13: Which affordable flagship should you buy?

The two biggest names that come to mind when speaking of tech are Apple and Google. Tuns out, both companies also make some pretty great phones! Apple launched the iPhone 13 a couple of months back and it offers great value for the asking price of $799. On the other hand, Google also launched its...

Xiaomi debuts the Redmi Note 11 series in India with the Redmi Note 11T 5G

The Redmi Note series of devices are extremely popular in India. Every year, Xiaomi provides a package that has solid specifications at a competitive price -- a mantra that has worked wonders in a price-sensitive market like India. Earlier this year, the Redmi Note 10 series made headlines by launching with up to a 120Hz...

These are the Best Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Cases in 2021

Samsung launched the Galaxy Z Fold 3, their best foldable phone yet, right alongside the Galaxy Z Flip 3 which is a compact, clamshell smartphone with high-end internals. If you've decided to get the more affordable Galaxy Z Flip 3, which by the way still isn't cheap at almost a thousand bucks, the last thing...

Grab an LG OLED TV for under $900 this Cyber Monday

If you’ve been waiting to buy a new TV, there’s no better time to do so than during the Cyber Monday sales. You get a variety of products to choose from with big discounts which means you can pick up a premium product at a lower than usual price. The LG A1 Series 48-inch TV...

Get a huge 70-inch 4K LED TV from Samsung for just $599 with this Cyber Monday Deal

Samsung makes some of the best TVs in the business. Their display tech is superior which results in great quality panels, something that's also prevalent in the smartphone world. If you're looking to purchase a new TV, you should consider getting one from Samsung if you're looking for one that's reliable. While we have a...