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Waze now warns you about traffic and detours before you start driving

In September last year, the Waze app received a significant update that introduced several new features like lane guidance, trip suggestions, and traffic notifications. The traffic notifications feature alerted users of traffic issues on their current route, allowing them to look for an alternate route to avoid congestion. With its latest update, Waze is improving...

Download: Stable Android 11 update rolls out to the OnePlus Nord N100

Hot on the heels of the Android 11 update for the OnePlus Nord N10, OnePlus is bumping one more device to the latest version of Android: the Nord N100. OnePlus has started rolling out the first stable OxygenOS 11 update based on Android 11 to its 2020 budget-friendly smartphone. Besides the jump to Android 11, the...

Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G makes its way to international markets as the POCO X3 GT

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G in China earlier this year. The device featured the MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC, a 6.6-inch 120Hz IPS display, a 64MP triple camera setup, and a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging support. As seen in previous reports, the device has now made its way to the global...

Huawei P50 Pro specifications leaked ahead of the official launch tomorrow

Huawei may no longer be one the biggest smartphone makers out there, but it hasn’t given up on smartphones just yet — despite all odds against it. Last month, the Chinese company unveiled two new tablets in the MatePad Pro and MatePad 11 running its new HarmonyOS. Now the company is gearing up to launch...

Samsung teases One UI 4 beta based on Android 12 for the Galaxy S21 series

Samsung today announced that it will kick off the One UI 4 beta program for the Galaxy S21 series soon. The company shared the info in a recent post on the Samsung community forums, which includes the following banner image. While the banner doesn't mention a specific date for the One UI 4 beta rollout, it...

Android 13 “Tiramisu” may let secondary profiles make NFC payments

While Google is yet to roll out a stable Android 12 build, we've already started seeing info about the next Android big release -- Android 13. Yesterday we learned that Google had already settled on the dessert name for Android 13. And we have now spotted evidence suggesting that the next version of Android might...

Download: OxygenOS 11.0.2.1 is now rolling out for the OnePlus 7 and 7T series

OnePlus has been known to provide good software support for its devices. But over the years, its reputation in this regard has taken a hit. With the recently announced codebase merger with ColorOS, OnePlus has extended software support for its devices, but only time will tell if it can stick to its new update schedule....

Samsung is already updating its Good Lock modules with Galaxy Z Fold 3 exclusive features

Samsung is set to unveil the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 in a mega Galaxy Unpacked event next month. Both phones will undoubtedly bring along many hardware improvements across the board. They will also be the first to run the newest version of Samsung's custom skin: One UI 3.1.1. Ahead of...

Galaxy Watch 4 leak teases Samsung’s One UI Watch features

Samsung will host its next big Galaxy Unpacked event early next month. The company will unveil several new products during the event, including the Galaxy Z Fold 3, the Galaxy Z Flip 3, the Galaxy S21 FE, the Galaxy Watch 2, and the Galaxy Watch 4 series. In the weeks leading up to the launch,...

Samsung may launch the Galaxy Tab S8 series alongside the Galaxy S22

Samsung's next Galaxy Unpacked event is just around the corner, and it's where we're going to be seeing the company's new foldables including the Galaxy Z Fold 3. Last August's Galaxy Unpacked event saw the launch of the Galaxy Note 20 series, the Galaxy Tab S7 series, and the Galaxy Watch 3 series. However, Samsung...

Microsoft is ditching its biannual Windows Server updates

Microsoft is abandoning its efforts to deliver feature updates to Windows Server twice a year. The practice began alongside Windows 10, so it should come as no surprise that alongside Windows 11, that practice is changing. After all, Windows 11 isn't getting biannual updates either. However, while Windows 11 is getting annual updates, Windows Server...

OnePlus may not launch the OnePlus 9T later this year

Generally, OnePlus releases two flagship phone series a year. There's the mainline smartphone towards the start of the year followed up by a "T" variant later in the year. Last year saw the release of the OnePlus 8 series and the OnePlus 8T but not a OnePlus 8T Pro, and this year, we may not...