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Huawei P Smart 2019 receives Android 10-based EMUI 10 update

It's no secret to anyone that Huawei is going through some adversity, mainly caused by US sanctions, that has not allowed them to operate their business internationally at the capacity they should be able to. But that has not stopped the company from supporting its products unconditionally throughout all this process. And despite what you...

Xiaomi Redmi K30 and OPPO Reno 3 Pro will have the 5G Snapdragon 765G

Qualcomm is busy teasing the Snapdragon 865 and Snapdragon 765 today at the Snapdragon Tech Summit. While the company hasn't disclosed many details of these chips yet, we're already hearing about the devices that will run them. The Xiaomi Mi 10 has been confirmed to feature the Snapdragon 865, and now we know the Redmi...

Xiaomi confirms the Mi 10 will have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

Today is the first day of Qualcomm's big Snapdragon Tech Summit and the news is already rolling in. The company already teased the Snapdragon 865 and 765 along with a new 3D Sonic Max fingerprint sensor. But what devices will feature the latest and greatest Snapdragon chip? Xiaomi has confirmed the Mi 10 will be...

Qualcomm teases the Snapdragon 865 and Snapdragon 765 and announces the larger 3D Sonic Max fingerprint sensor

During the first day of their annual Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm unveiled the names and logos of its 3 new SoCs. The Snapdragon 765 and 765G join the Snapdragon 730 and 710 in the upper mid-range tier of Qualcomm's chipsets, while the new Snapdragon 865 succeeds the Snapdragon 855 as Qualcomm's premium mobile SoC. In...

Google says 80% of all Android apps encrypt network traffic by default

Security is a big concern on mobile devices and Google is committed to keeping Android users safe. One of the methods Google uses to keep data safe is protecting network traffic that enters or leaves an Android device with something called "Transport Layer Security" (TLS). Android 10 added support for TLS 1.3 and Google is...

Samsung Galaxy A91/S10 Lite renders reveal triple cameras and center punch hole

The Galaxy S11 series consists of the big flagship devices that Samsung will be showing off early next year. However, the company has some other interesting devices on the horizon as well. We've been tracking a mysterious "Galaxy S10 Lite" device for a few months along with an even more elusive "Galaxy A91." It turns...

Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019 Summary – The Latest SoC and 5G News From Qualcomm

Qualcomm is hosting its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit this week in Hawaii. Last year, 5G was a big focus of the event, and that will continue this year as well. We're also expecting to see the announcement of the Snapdragon 865. We will be in attendance and reporting on all the big happenings right here...

[Update 2: Leaked Renders] The Motorola One Hyper may have a pop-up camera and mid-range specs

Full-screen smartphones with pop-up displays are all the rage these days. The concept was first introduced with the Vivo Apex last year, and back then, it looked truly futuristic and out of this world. Nowadays, though, it seems normal to us, with devices from different manufacturers such as Xiaomi, Oppo, Huawei, and even Samsung employing...

OxygenOS 10.0.6 tweaks Android 10’s built-in dark mode to use AMOLED black

OxygenOS by OnePlus is known to serve one of the finest Android experience among the several overlay skins available. Not only is OxygenOS one of the best skin when it comes to fast and fluid usability and good animations, but also offers a wide scope of customizability. One customization option that has been available in...

HP Chromebook x360 convertible launched in India in 12″ and 14″ variants

Chromebooks were formerly seen as cheaper alternatives to bigger or bigger and laptops. Apart from premium offerings like the last year's $999 Pixelbook, the availability of native support for the Google Play Store and Android apps on Chromebooks has helped change the perception to an extent. HP is among the manufacturers that spare some SKUs...

Huawei Mate 30 and Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 do not use any US-made components

Huawei's recent trade ban saga was an unfortunate incident, as it restricted US companies from conducting business with the Chinese company. The most prominent collateral damage in this trade war, to a smartphone enthusiast, was the fact that Huawei's newer smartphones like the Mate 30 series will be left without the comforting shade of Google...

Kernel sources available for Android 10 updates of Samsung Galaxy S10 series and Xiaomi Mi 9/Redmi K20 Pro

Timely kernel source releases from OEMs give developers and power users a chance to dive deeper into the code that runs their phones. It allows them to figure out ways to improve the phone's overall performance and capabilities. Kernel source releases also help developers release custom ROMs for the device which, in turn, benefit users...