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[Update 2: Exodus 1s Specs] HTC wants us to know it’s not dead, plans to release its 5G Hub and a second-gen “blockchain phone”

HTC may have been the first company to craft the first commercial Android smartphone, but more than a decade later, it has been reduced to a shell of its former self. While the Taiwanese company did manage to release a few smartphones—the HTC U12 series and the "Exodus 1" blockchain-focused smartphone—in 2018, poor sales testify...

Possible Google Pixel 4 shows up on the FCC, wireless charging and LTE bands revealed

We're getting closer to the launch of the Pixel 4 this Fall and we may have just passed a major milestone on that journey. Six Google device models have shown up on the FCC and it's likely they are the Pixel 4 series. The FCC IDs are G020I, G020M, G020N, G020P, G020Q, and G020J, which...

OPPO reveals ColorOS 6 (Android Pie) beta testing dates in India

Smartphones made by OPPO run ColorOS, an Android skin that focuses on vibrant colors (thus, the name) and detailed icons. Over the years, OPPO has made progress and established a separate identity for ColorOS away from the initial perception about it being inspired by iOS. In March this year, OPPO announced ColorOS 6 for its...

Samsung rolls out One UI for the Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, and Gear Sport with improved workout tracking, new watch faces

Until recently, the software experience on Samsung devices came up short of the hardware, forcing many users to seek unofficial mods and custom ROMs to improve the experience. Last year, the company acknowledged this as feedback and completely overhauled the UI, which incepted Samsung's One UI. The One UI, based on Android 9.o Pie, reimagines...

[Update: Nokia 2 V available now] HMD Global will bring Nokia smartphones to US and Canadian carriers

HMD Global has been pumping out Nokia-branded Android phones for a while now. Many of these devices are compatible with U.S. and Canadian carriers, but they've never been sold directly through carriers in North America. The company has announced partnerships with Verizon and Cricket Wireless in the U.S. and Rogers in Canada. The partnership will start...

Samsung Announces a New 11nm LPP Process; Says 7nm LPP Process is on Schedule

Samsung might not have their Exynos SoC in the majority of smartphones today, but they build the ones that a lot of people are using. For example, since the last two years, Qualcomm has hired Samsung to fabricate their high-end Snapdragon chips after being partnered with TSMC for so long. Thanks to these partnerships, Samsung has...