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XDA Awards – The Best Tech of 2020

Despite all the notable events this year, 2020 has been incredible for consumer tech, and more specifically, smartphones. A lot of companies went all out with their devices, flooding the market with great options catering to a wide variety of needs and wants. We at XDA have used a lot of these gadgets throughout the...

Microsoft Launcher gets updated, includes new features for the Surface Duo

A new update for the Microsoft Launcher is rolling out for Android users that brings some well-needed bug fixes. This new update also focuses on introducing new capabilities as well as fixes for the company’s dual-screen device, the Surface Duo. Microsoft Launcher version 6.2.201102.92686 is currently available for download from the Google Play Store and introduces...

Microsoft is bringing Surface Duo to more countries in 2021

Microsoft has announced that it is to roll out its Android-based Surface Duo device outside the US for the first time. The company confirmed today that the dual-screen Android device is coming to Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, with full details of pricing and availability available at the beginning of 2021. In a lengthy...

Save $300 on a Microsoft Surface Duo at Best Buy on this Thanksgiving

The Microsoft Surface Duo is one of the more polarizing consumer tech releases of the year. Launched in September after a year-long teasing period, the highly anticipated device gained immediate praise for its premium, ingenious dual-screen hardware, but also caught a lot of negative press for its bug-heavy software and relatively high price. The good...

Save $300 on the Surface Duo in this early Black Friday deal!

Are you intrigued by the foldable phone market, but not really wanting to drop two thousand dollars on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2? You're definitely not alone there. As well-received as the Fold 2 is, it's hard to spend that much money on one phone, even with monthly payments and trade-in discounts. Besides, it's...

Google Chrome tests moving tabs to secondary displays on Android

In an effort to make multitasking easier on smartphones with a secondary display, the Google Chrome team is working on a new feature that will allow users to open different tabs in each display. While Google Chrome does include support for phones with a secondary display, it currently only allows users to expand a single...

Microsoft Surface Duo Review: A multi-tasker’s dream

The Microsoft Surface Duo is probably one of the most interesting devices to launch this year. In a world of Galaxy Z Fold and Flip, the dual-screen approach might seem uninteresting. And at first, I thought it was too. It seems like two phones just stuck together. The device may not seem all that interesting...

Microsoft Surface Duo kernel source code is now available

After months of leaks and rumors, the Microsoft Surface Duo was officially launched last month. This innovative dual-screen device comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 platform (which is further optimized for dual-screen experience), 6GB of RAM, and 128GB/256GB of UFS 3.0 storage. On the software side, the smartphone runs Android 10 with Microsoft Surface Duo...

Microsoft releases a factory image for the Surface Duo

Microsoft as an Android OEM is a thought that would've seemed ridiculous just a few years back, but yet, here we are. Microsoft has launched the Surface Duo: a device with a very unique dual-screen form factor, and it's running Android. And Microsoft actually seems to be part of the developer-friendly OEM crowd: the device...

Surface Duo Unboxing – Hands-on with Microsoft’s Dual Screen Android Device

Two weeks ago, Microsoft unveiled its first-ever Android device, the Surface Duo. It's a radical evolution of the dual screen design we've seen in the past from the likes of ZTE, LG, and others. Unlike those other dual screen mobile devices, Microsoft is pouring a ton of resources into making sure the software experience holds...

Watch Microsoft’s Panos Panay make a case for the Surface Duo

At the Surface event in October last year, Microsoft first unveiled the Surface Duo — a dual-screen Android smartphone. The company had originally planned on launching the device during the Holiday season later this year, but the launch timeline was sped up and the device was officially announced earlier this week. The device features flagship...

Microsoft Surface Duo will get 3 years of OS and security updates, will have an unlockable bootloader

Yesterday, Microsoft officially announced the Surface Duo, their latest attempt at a mobile smartphone. It is a super cool looking dual-screen device running Android, which will also be known as the first Android device from Microsoft. With Android devices, one of the most important questions has been how many years of Android updates the device...