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Magisk developer John Wu leaves Apple to join Google on the Android security team

Few developers on the XDA forums are as well-known as John Wu, the creator of Magisk. Under his alias topjohnwu, the developer spent years developing the open-source root injection tool, superuser management app, and systemless modding framework. In the middle of 2019, he joined Apple as an intern to work on the company’s Siri Core...

Microsoft Teams adds new features to try getting your friends and family to ditch Zoom

Well over a year ago, right when the COVID-19 pandemic was starting, Microsoft announced that it was rebranding Office 365 to Microsoft 365. That also came with new features, such as a new Microsoft Family Safety app and consumer features for Microsoft Teams. Now, those consumer features in Teams are finally here, the Redmond firm announced...

Apple will offer Lossless Audio in Apple Music without a price hike

Today, Apple announced Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos coming to Apple Music. The idea is that the audio experience is multidimensional, therefore being more immersive. Thousands of songs will be available with Spatial Audio at launch, but the Cupertino firm is going to be offering the entire catalog of 75 million songs with Lossless Audio. Interestingly,...

Photoshop now available for Windows on ARM in mediocre support push from Adobe

When Microsoft announced the Surface Pro X back in October 2019, Adobe was there to show off its new Fresco drawing application. It explicitly promised to bring Fresco to Windows on ARM, but later on, it confirmed that the entire Adobe CC suite would be coming to the platform. It's been a slow move from there. Photoshop...

Gboard’s latest test syncs the theme with your wallpaper on Android 12

Google has been on a roll revamping their keyboard experience as of lately. Recently, the company took the bold step of launching Gboard on their Wear OS ecosystem, which brought features such as speech recognition, swipe to write, and much, much more to devices we can fit in our wrist instead of just our smartphones....

Google Phone app finally adds a basic Caller ID feature

The Google Phone app is finally getting a basic Caller ID feature that will announce the caller's name and number for all incoming calls. The feature has been in development for the last few months, and we first spotted it in an APK teardown back in September last year. It's finally rolling out to users...

Amazon launches another free video streaming service called MiniTV

Worldwide, Amazon has bet big on its Prime Video streaming service despite competition getting tighter because of the launch of new video streaming services such as Disney+. As we stand right now, though, Amazon still holds a significant amount of users and bets big on exclusive content as well. An Amazon Prime membership gives you...

ASUS rolls out its first post-launch update to the ZenFone 8 series

ASUS has now released the ZenFone 8 series. Users that are looking into proper follow-ups to the ZenFone 6 and ZenFone 7 might find themselves at home with the ZenFone 8 Flip as it retains the same backflip camera mechanism that flips the back camera over to the front instead of having a front camera....

Last-minute Android 12 leak shows off new design changes before Google I/O

Google I/O is on the horizon, and with the schedule published already, there's a lot that we expect to see at the event. It kicks off on May 18th through to May 20th in the form of a virtual event that anyone can attend, and the big one that many of us will be looking...

Xiaomi may be bringing back its popular Redmi Note 8

It’s been nearly two years since the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 series hit the scene, and even with a new Note 10 series out on the market, the company is reportedly looking to re-release the Note 8 this year. A Xiaomi phone with model number M1908C3JGG has appeared at the FCC. Leaker Kacper Skrzypek on Twitter...

Here’s our best look yet at Samsung’s rumored Galaxy A22 5G

Samsung has rolled out a variety of devices that come equipped with 5G, including the affordable Galaxy A32. The company is reportedly gearing up to launch yet another 5G device, and it could be Samsung’s cheapest yet. After end of April at the end of April, 91Mobiles has released more renders of the Galaxy A22 5G,...