UK regulator Ofcom bans sale of network-locked handsets from December 2021

Carriers in the UK will be banned from selling handsets locked to their network from next year. Media regulator Ofcom announced the rule change, citing the need to encourage network...
10-27 8:11

Google is getting rid of all plastic from packaging by 2025

In August last year, Google shared a new set of hardware and sustainability commitments to reduce its impact on the environment. As part of its sustainability goals, the company planned...
10-27 7:19

Google prepares to bring Gmail’s Search Chips feature to mobile

Google introduced a new feature in Gmail called “Search Chips” earlier this year in February. The feature added clickable search suggestions in Gmail for G Suite users, making search filters...
10-27 5:46

Netflix prepares to add an audio-only mode for background listening

Netflix’s Android app has been steadily adding and testing new features over the past few months, including the addition of a screen lock button, playback speed controls, letting users watch...
10-27 5:19

Xiaomi’s MIUI Launcher is getting a horizontal recent apps screen

Xiaomi’s MIUI is one of the most popular custom UX present on Android devices, riding atop the sheer volume of sales of the company’s smartphones across varied price points. MIUI...
10-27 3:48

Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant gets a big redesign

Although Samsung is dropping support for some of Bixby’s augmented reality features this month, the company doesn’t plan on giving up on its virtual assistant just yet. On the contrary,...
10-27 3:16

The OPPO Find X2’s new ColorOS 11 beta update adds FlexDrop for multitasking

After releasing the first Android 11 beta build with ColorOS 7.2 for the Find X2 series in June this year, OPPO unveiled ColorOS 11 based on Android 11 last month....
10-27 1:37

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20’s One UI 3.0 beta update is starting to roll out

After rolling out One UI 3.0 public beta builds for the Galaxy S20 series, Samsung started recruiting beta testers for the Galaxy Note 20’s One UI 3.0 beta update earlier...
10-27 12:52

TWRP is now available for the Exynos Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, Redmi 8A, Moto Z2 Play, and POCO F1

TWRP is an excellent tool to have for enthusiasts. Even if you’re not a root user or you’re not normally the kind of person to constantly switch between ROMs, this...
10-26 11:30

Here’s what dark mode in Chrome OS will look like

Chrome OS users have requested a dark theme for some time now, and it looks like they’re finally going to get it. Flags for a dark theme are currently live...
10-26 7:29

Google adds WireGuard VPN to Android 12’s Linux Kernel

With remote work becoming the norm at many businesses thanks to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to secure network connections with a virtual private network, or VPN. There are...
10-26 6:10

What you need to know about the RIAA’s DMCA takedown of YouTube-DL

The Recording Industry Association of America, Inc. (RIAA), the trade organization representing the recording industry in the U.S., filed a DMCA takedown notice last Friday for multiple GitHub repositories containing...
10-26 5:55