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Honor is offering deals on smartphones, wearables, and laptops for the next 2 weeks

Following the launch of the Honor 30S, Huawei's sub-brand Honor has officially announced the Honor Global Fans Day 2020 sale during which it will be offering deals on a variety of devices in its portfolio. The sale, which will last till April 14th, is already live in 18 countries and regions, including Germany, France, the...

[Update 4: Group Size Increased to 12] Group video calling in Google Duo goes live globally

Google was at the disadvantage of being late when it launched Allo and Duo to compete against the much older existing heavyweights. As a result, Google Allo, the online messaging service collapsed under the pressure of giants like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Telegram, but Google Duo has sustained the pressure for delivering video calling as...

[Update 2: Sprint 5G Model] OnePlus says the 7 Pro 5G will get Android 10 in Q1 2020

We've been talking a lot about the OnePlus 7T series lately, which initially launched without a separate 5G model. That was surprising considering OnePlus was one of the first to launch a 5G phone. We now know the OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition will be launching with 5G on T-Mobile, but we've also got some...

[Update 4: Realme UI beta recruitment for Realme X2 Pro] Realme announces its Android 10 update roadmap for the Realme X series

Realme is treading with a fast pace, especially when it comes to launching new devices. Earlier this month, they launched their first true flagship, the Realme X2 Pro, with Snapdragon 855+, 50W SuperVOOC charging, 64MP quad cameras, and so many other exciting features. At the same event in Madrid, Spain, the company also launched the...

[Update 2: New Roadmap] HMD Global reveals Android 10 update roadmap for its Nokia smartphones, teases cheap 5G phone for 2020

The latest version of Android, formerly known as Android Q, will be called Android 10 as part of Google's newest efforts to give Android a fresher look. That's it, no fluff, no dessert name---just Android 10. And while this may make sense from a business perspective, it is still not sitting well with Android enthusiasts....

[Update 14: Temporary License Extended Again] Google has revoked Huawei’s Android license

Huawei is among the most valued Chinese companies and one which has an empire fanning out in all directions. Besides claiming the number two spot in terms of smartphone sales worldwide, Huawei is among the leading suppliers for telecommunication equipment and a driving force in the adoption of 5G. But for certain reasons, the company...

[Update: New Build] Download: POCO F1 gets official Android 10 with MIUI 11 update

Google officially rolled out Android 10 back in September last year. Since then, Xiaomi has rolled out MIUI 11 based on Android 10 for a couple of devices, including the Redmi K20 Pro, Mi 9, Redmi K20, Redmi Note 7, and more. While the company did release MIUI 11 for the popular POCO F1 back...

ASUS says that Android 10 is now rolling out to the ROG Phone II

ASUS is among the brands that witnessed their smartphone ventures rejuvenate in 2019. The credit goes to the much improved and bloat-free user interface on the flagship killer ASUS ZenFone 6 (aka ASUS 6Z) and persuasive pricing of the supercharged ASUS ROG Phone II. Besides, ASUS' software updates also picked up the pace with the...

[Update: Rolling Out] Google will add filters to the subscription feed in the YouTube app

The YouTube app on Android is packed full of features and Google keeps adding new features with each successive update. Late last month, the company rolled out a new remote and voice commands in the casting menu of the app, making it easier for users to control playback while casting videos to a smart TV....

Download: MIUI 11 stable update rolling out to several Xiaomi and Redmi devices!

MIUI 11 is the newest big release for Xiaomi smartphones, perhaps even bigger than an Android version jump. Features on Xiaomi devices are dictated more by their MIUI versions than the underlying Android version, so an MIUI version upgrade is an exciting event. MIUI 11 was announced in China in September 2019, bringing along new...

[Update 3: Launch Date] OPPO teases its smartwatch with a square design

At last year's OPPO Inno Day event in China, the company confirmed that it will be launching a variety of new products in Q1 2020. The company revealed that following the launch of the Reno3 and Reno3 Pro 5G, it will be bringing a new smartwatch, smart wireless headphones, a 5G hub, and AR glasses...

[Update: Fixed in March Update] How to fix charging and end call sounds on the Google Pixel after the Android 10 update

With the Android 10 update, some owners of the first and second-generation Google Pixel smartphones noticed that several UI sounds were different. For example, some users noticed that the end call and screen locking tones were missing while others noticed that the charging sound was different. If you have noticed this weird behavior on your...