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[Update 2: October 1st Launch] Call of Duty: Mobile is coming soon to Android and iOS smartphones

The Battle Royale genre for shooting games has massively exploded in popularity over the past few years, riding mainly on the success of Fortnite and PUBG. Both these titles have naturally made their way onto smartphones (and Android) in the form of Fortnite Mobile and PUBG Mobile. After a successful Beta run, Activision's Call of...

[Update 11: Android TV & Premiere Edition] Google Stadia launches in November for $10 per month

Google Stadia has been one of the most exciting things to happen in the gaming industry this year. It brings high-quality gaming to the masses using Google's technology. Up until today, very little was known about the actual details of the service. Google has finally announced a game lineup, pricing, and launch date for Stadia. The...

[Update: 7.2 up for pre-order] HMD Global announces the mid-range Nokia 7.2 and Nokia 6.2 smartphones at IFA 2019

IFA 2019 is currently going on in Berlin and we've already seen a bunch of new phone announcements. HMD Global is, of course, no stranger to phone launches as they consistently release new Nokia phones throughout the year. At IFA 2019, the company is showing off the Nokia 7.2 and Nokia 6.2. Nokia 7.2 Both phones are...

Google scrapped the Pixel Watch in 2016 at the last minute, no watch this year

There has been a lot of talk recently about Google and Wear OS, undoubtedly due to the Apple Watch Series 5. It's no secret that Wear OS leaves a lot to be desired when compared to the likes of Apple's Watch OS and even Samsung's Tizen OS. Reviews of Wear OS devices tend to boil...

Algeo Graphing Calculator is a scientific calculator for more complex engineering and math problems

We've all been there. Staring down the barrel of a complex math problem and your once-powerful standard calculator now pales at the prospect of trying to figure this one out. Complex numbers, predefined constants, and variables are all way too much for it to handle. That's where Algeo Graphing Calculator comes in. Algeo was written by...

The challenges Huawei faces getting Google apps on the Huawei Mate 30

Tomorrow, journalists from around the world will gather at a venue in Munich, Germany to watch Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu announce his company's latest consumer products. The company is expected to unveil two wearable accessories, a television, and four smartphones. The focus will largely be on the new Huawei Mate 30 series...

Samsung Galaxy M30s with 6000mAh battery, 48MP triple cameras launches in India along with the Galaxy M10s

Samsung infused fresh energy in its lineup of affordable smartphones earlier this year with the introduction of the Galaxy M series. Intended to compete with brands like Xiaomi and Realme, which price their smartphones really competitively, the Galaxy M series devices launched earlier in the year come with similar specs as some of the devices...

[Update: 3-years free subscription for existing desktop users] Pocket Casts makes its Android podcasts app free to download

Pocket Casts is one of the oldest and the go-to podcast apps. Even though it is available on multiple platforms including web and has more than a million users on Android itself. Since its launch nine years ago, Pocket Casts had been available as a paid app but the company thinks that approach behind the...

Amazon Alexa gains support for Hindi/Hinglish conversations

Hindi is one of the two official languages for the Government of India, the other being English. Contrary to popular belief, Hindi is not the national language of India (the Constitution of India does not define a national language), but it is still the most spoken language in the country. As per the census data...

Samsung’s One UI 2.0 beta based on Android 10 could start this month

In the past, Samsung updates have lagged many months behind the official release of a new Android OS version. It took up to a year from the launch of a new Android version for your Galaxy phone to be updated. The issue stems from Samsung's heavy customization of Android and delays due to carriers. Luckily,...

Huawei Watch GT 2, Huawei Band 4, and Harmony OS TV leak ahead of the Mate 30 launch event

On Thursday, Huawei will unveil the Mate 30 series at an event in Munich, Germany. As the #2 smartphone maker, Huawei commands a lot of attention in the industry. On the surface, the launch event on Thursday will look like a typical hardware launch event, except for the fact that the main product on display...

Android TV adds a Data Saver mode for users in India, Files adds Chromecast support

There have been a few Android TV developments as of late and now Google is announcing some of their own. The company has announced new features that will roll out first in India and will be welcomed by anyone with limits on their Internet data. Google is bringing Data Saver to Android TV. Also, the...