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OnePlus 9RT and Buds Z2 have finally made their way to India

After several delays over the past few months, the OnePlus 9RT and the OnePlus Buds Z2 have finally made their way to India. The OnePlus 9RT is an affordable flagship phone that succeeds the OnePlus 9R and was launched in China late last year. Along with the phone, OnePlus has launched the second iteration of...

Android 12 adds an option to disable 2G modem on phones that ship with it

We've hearing about Android 13 for a bit now, including our first look at it, but that doesn't mean we stop paying attention to Android 12 already. As the update rolls out to more devices, and more new phones ship with this latest version of Android, we discover new changes that have flown under the...

OnePlus 10 and OnePlus 10 Pro: Everything we know about the latest flagship smartphones

OnePlus as a brand has undergone quite a lot of changes lately. What started off as OPPO's spin-off went on to become an independent brand hugely popular among enthusiasts. And now, it's back to where it all began. OnePlus merged into OPPO recently and the two brands are now sharing the same R&D team. OxygenOS...

Exclusive: This is the Motorola Smart Stylus and Edge 30 Ultra Folio Case

Motorola's Edge 30 Ultra has been leaked so many times that to be honest, you probably would be forgiven for assuming that it has already been released. We're expecting it to launch sometime quite soon, and while pretty much all of its key specifications have been revealed, we also have received exclusive information from a...

AMD Ryzen 7000 Series: Release date, price, and everything you need to know

AMD's 2022 Product Premier included an assortment of new CPUs, desktop and mobile graphics cards, and some laptops APUs. In addition to the new Ryzen 6000 series APUs and its Ryzen 7 5800X3D V-Cache processor, AMD also announced the Ryzen 7000 series of CPUs. It wasn't a particularly surprising revelation given how the arrival of...

Locket is a simpler Snapchat that lives on your iPhone’s Home Screen

We live in an increasingly social world -- digitally, at least. Every now and then, a new application appears and gains popularity. And as the number of these social platforms increases, coming up with original ideas becomes harder. There are photo/video-focused apps, such as Instagram, and other ones that focus more on text, like Twitter....

OnePlus Android 12 Tracker: Here are all the official OxygenOS 12 builds to download and install

Android 12 is finally here, and many of us are looking forward to getting it on our phones. Eyes are on all popular phone makers — including OnePlus — to see when they will begin rolling out updates. Matter of fact, the Chinese OEM has already kicked off an Open Beta program for evaluating OxygenOS 12, the upcoming...

Android 12L Beta 2 goes live for Google Pixel phones

Android 12 arrived in October and was shortly followed by an Android 12L developer preview. Android 12L is a feature-drop update specifically designed to bring several optimizations and improvements for foldables and large screen devices. Back before the full release of Android 12, we talked about an Android 12.1 update in September this year. At the time, we learned that...

Download: MIUI Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: Jan 13 PRE builds]

The latest version of Xiaomi's custom Android skin - MIUI 12.5 - is finally here. The first incremental update over MIUI 12 has been unveiled at the Mi 11 launch event in China. Compared to MIUI 12, the stable version of which was released less than six months ago, MIUI 12.5 brings in a slew...

Download: MIUI 12 stable update rolling out to several Xiaomi, Redmi and POCO devices

MIUI 12 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 a MIUI version upgrade is an exciting event. This article will serve as the central repository of download links for...

MIUI 13: Here’s everything you need to know about Xiaomi’s latest Android skin

At a launch event in China on December 28, 2021, Xiaomi unveiled the latest version of its Android skin -- MIUI 13. As you'd expect, MIUI 13 comes with a bunch of new features and performance improvements, including new privacy features, a new system font, a bunch of cool wallpapers, and even a version optimized...

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...