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Huawei’s Petal Search is a search engine that helps you find and download apps and games

Ever since the U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order to restrict U.S. companies from supplying products and services to Huawei, the road has been difficult for the Chinese smartphone brand. The most damaging fallout from the executive order was the fact that Huawei could no longer ship new smartphones and tablets with Google...

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro Review: Xiaomi’s best phone yet!

Up until now, my favorite Xiaomi phone was the Mi Mix 3. It had the right combination between hardware, design, and a certain element of style. I really didn't think there would be another Xiaomi phone to fill the void the Mi Mix 3 left in my heart, but luckily, there is. That phone is...

Realme Android TV 43″ Review: Tough Competition for the Mi TV

For a two-year-old brand, Realme has acquired recognition and success much faster than any of its competitors. The India-born start-up – conceived by the Chinese smartphone giant OPPO – has made its way into the top smartphone brands of India and the entire world. This monumental growth is a result of Realme's swiftness and youthful...

Mi Box 4K Review: Reinvent your old TV with this efficient and budget-friendly Android TV box

Xiaomi has been selling smart TVs in India since 2018 and it should be credited for propelling the demand for affordable smart TVs as well as creating a mid-segment between sub-standard and good televisions. After launching its first batch of smart TVs running an AOSP-based interface, Xiaomi transitioned to the Android TV interface in response...

Xiaomi Mi 10 Review – Redefining Mi as a Premium Smartphone Brand

The most frequently used word to describe Xiaomi products is "affordable." In every category, Xiaomi's products are typically available at a lower price than competitors. Thus, a premium Xiaomi smartphone that seeks to compete with flagships from Samsung, Huawei, or Apple seems strange to users who see Xiaomi as the ultimate cost-effective "value" brand. Xiaomi...

Exclusive: This is Google’s Android TV dongle, remote, and new UI

Google is preparing to launch new hardware this summer, including at least a new smartphone and a streaming media device. The latter device is rumored to be the successor to the Chromecast Ultra but is expected to come with a dedicated remote and Android TV software onboard. This rumored Google Android TV dongle may launch...

Nintendo 3DS emulation: Official Citra for Android performance testing on the Snapdragon 865, 855, and 845

Citra, the most popular Nintendo 3DS emulator, was officially released for Android onto the Google Play Store last week, and its performance has been at the forefront of the conversation. I'm sure anybody who saw its release wondered whether they could play their favorite Nintendo 3DS games on their Android smartphone or tablet, so I've...

Red Magic 5G Gaming Review: Smartphone Gaming has Never Looked Smoother

Not too long ago, playing games on smartphones was just a casual affair. Games like Angry Birds or Candy Crush, which were simple games that required basic input, were dominating the market. If you wanted to play games with more complex mechanics and gameplay, you either get yourself a decent desktop or a console. Now, though,...

Realme Narzo 10 (Realme 6i) Review: The Good and the Bad

Realme as an independent brand has been in the market for only a little over two years now, but its growth has been steeper than any other popular smartphone brand we know. Realme started as a budget-oriented brand and stuck to this notion for its first year. Although it has ventured way out of this...

Realme X50 Pro 5G Review – A Much-Needed Value Flagship Smartphone for 2020

The smartphone market has taken many unexpected turns in 2020 - and that's without getting into any of the ramifications of the currently-ongoing worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. We've seen the advent of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 and the adoption of 5G drive flagship smartphone prices sky-high, with the most recent additions to the OnePlus lineup continuing...

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Long-term Review: Throwing reason out the window

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is a beast among smartphones. It has powerful internals, a big and beautiful display, a massive camera array, and much more. In pure numbers, including price, it’s almost impossible to find a phone that comes even close to matching it. It’s the best, biggest, and most expensive conventional glass slab...

TCL 10L and 10 Pro Review: Great Value Mid-Range Android Smartphones for the US

The TCL 10L and TCL 10 Pro are the first phones as part of TCL's major push into the US, Europe, and Australia. The TCL 10 Pro is a $450 mid-range phone with a good display and a good camera setup. The TCL 10L is a $250 phone with great cameras and a great display....