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[Update 2: Out of Preview] Google announces the local home SDK, full-screen app support for smart displays, and third-party availability for App Actions

Google I/O is wrapping up, but there are still some announcements to cover that flew under the radar a bit. After all, there's so many talks and events during the conference that it's hard to keep up with it all. One such area that was overlooked is Actions on Google. At Google I/O 2019, the...

[Update 3: Supreme Court declines relief] India stares at a carrier monopoly with Reliance Jio as Airtel and Vodafone Idea face uncertain future

India has the world's lowest call and data tariffs in the world right now, riding on the back of mega telecom operators and hyper-competition among them. But that hasn't always been the case in the country, as a lot of it can be traced back to a few key defining moments in the telecom sector's...

Source: Here are the Moto G Stylus specifications and stylus features

Motorola just celebrated selling 100 million total Moto G smartphones since the first Moto G was announced back in 2013. The Moto G line has expanded significantly since its initial debut and with the 7th generation, the company released 4 different smartphones in the series: the regular, Play, Power, and Plus. In late 2019, Motorola...

Huawei overtook Apple to become the 2nd largest smartphone brand in 2019

Huawei is a company that has had a rocky history. Years ago, they were a relatively unknown player in the smartphone marketplace, with their popularity being mostly limited to their Chinese home market, but recently their popularity has risen to previously unthinkable levels. Each flagship the company put out was considerably better than the previous...

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip spec and render leak reveals Samsung’s clamshell foldable phone

The Galaxy S20 series has been the subject of numerous leaks and rumors, but Samsung has an arguably more exciting device on the horizon as well. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is set to be the company's second device with a foldable display. This time, however, the form factor mimics an old school flip phone,...

Everything we know about the Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra

Samsung’s Galaxy S line of Android smartphones is inarguably the company’s most popular smartphone lineup. This year, Samsung will be launching the 11th Galaxy smartphone but will be taking a break with its naming convention -- so instead of Galaxy S11, we will be getting the Galaxy S20. With Samsung Unpacked 2020 coming up next...

Motorola prepares to launch the Moto G8 and Moto G8 Power with the Snapdragon 665 and Android 10

The Motorola brand we all know and love has faced a tough time in the market in recent years thanks to the rapid rise of Chinese value brands. However, the Lenovo-owned company has managed to revitalize its mobile business thanks in large part to strong offerings in the G and E lines. Moto's G line...

Black Desert Mobile First Impressions: Great visuals and engaging gameplay

After a soft-launch in South Korea and a few other regions, Black Desert Mobile is now finally available to download globally. Black Desert Mobile is an MMORPG (massively-multiplayer online role-playing game) built by the Korean developer, Pearl Abyss. The PC counterpart continues to attract over 100,000 concurrent users since its launch in 2015. Black Desert Mobile...

OnePlus addresses feedback and announces its plans for videography

OnePlus has a tradition of holding "Open Ear Forums" where company representatives meet with members of the community for the purposes of taking feedback. Such events have been held in multiple countries, including India. It's one factor that differentiates OnePlus from vendors such as Samsung, as OnePlus' community-focused approach still shines through, at least in...

First Look at Nearby Sharing – Google’s AirDrop Clone for Android

Apple's AirDrop feature has become synonymous with ecosystem synergy, as it makes the task of transferring files across Apple devices a trivial affair, eliminating the need to rely on any third-party solutions. In this area, Android has lagged behind, because the open-source OS has had to rely on third-party solutions to accomplish the task of...

Exclusive: Quick Share is Samsung’s alternative to AirDrop for Galaxy phones

Competition is huge in the phone industry, as we all know. Previously, the competition used to be restricted to hardware and who could have the best hardware, but we've progressed from that era. The area of real competition now is with software, and the software experience can now make or break purchase decisions, as companies...

[Update: New renders and colors] Galaxy Buds+ renders confirm no design changes for Samsung’s new wireless earbuds

Samsung is hard at work preparing the next 3 smartphones in the Galaxy S line up: the Galaxy S11, S11e, and S11+. We know this because multiple leaks have revealed the designs, displays, and camera specifications. Alongside the new smartphones, though, Samsung is seemingly preparing to refresh the Galaxy Buds, the company's truly wireless earbuds....