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Razer is a company primarily known for producing gaming hardware. They are relatively new to the Android ecosystem. The first Razer smartphone was released in 2017. Visit the Razer forums.

Display Refresh Rates explained: What does 60Hz, 90Hz, 120Hz actually mean?

Higher refresh rate displays on smartphones are all the rage these days. We often come across smartphone companies and tech enthusiasts talking about faster and smoother displays and actively using terms like 90Hz, 120Hz, or even 144Hz. Most device makers are not only gravitating towards higher refresh rates but are also vehemently using them as...

The Razer Kishi mobile gaming controller is now available in a special “Designed for Xbox” edition

Back at CES, Razer announced the Kishi, an extending game controller for smartphones. The Kishi is what's called a "telescopic" gaming controller, meaning it extends to mount smartphones of various sizes. Unlike many other gaming controllers, the Razer Kishi is not wireless. Rather, it connects to your phone's charging port. Because of this, Razer made...

Possible Razer Phone 3 prototype shows up on a Chinese marketplace

Razer was one of the first companies to really embrace the idea of a "gaming phone." The original Razer Phone launched in 2017 and it was followed by the Razer Phone 2 in 2018. However, last year, there was not a Razer Phone 3. It was originally said to have been canceled, but no one...

Fix the Razer Phone 2’s camera viewfinder and EIS with this Magisk Module

The Razer Phone 2 (review) offers some solid specifications, even by today's standards. The phone sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset clocked at 2.8GHz, a decent 4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0+ as well as wireless Qi charging support, and a surreal 120Hz IGZO LCD 1440p display. However, the OEM is having a hard...

The Razer Kishi controller can be easily modded to fit larger Android phones or phones in cases

Mobile gaming is getting more and more popular as smartphones continue to push the boundaries of performance. Over the past couple of years, we've seen a few AAA game publishers attempt to make their mark on the industry. The rise of console emulators and cloud gaming services is also improving choice for mobile gamers. Even...

Samsung Galaxy S20 and Razer Phone 2 receive updates with July 2020 security patches

Samsung's flagship Galaxy S20 series has once again broken its own record of getting monthly security updates ahead of the Google Pixel lineup. Just like the previous month's incident, the company has now been able to deliver the July 2020 security patchset to the regular Galaxy S20 as well as the "Plus" and "Ultra" variants....

phh’s custom Android 10 GSI adds better support for the Razer Phone and new “My Device” settings

Google first announced Project Treble with Android 8.0 Oreo in an effort to bring faster updates to Android devices and minimize the long-standing issue of fragmentation. XDA's developer community quickly discovered another interesting benefit with this modularization approach: the ability to boot an AOSP Generic System Image (GSI) on any supported device with an unlockable...

Razer Kishi Review – An Android Gaming Controller that’s perfect for Cloud Gaming and Emulation

Gaming on a smartphone is usually not as satisfying as it is on a console, and a large part of that is because of touch controls. Tapping and dragging on-screen buttons is far slower and less convenient than pressing physical buttons and moving analog thumbsticks, which is why the gameplay experiences of many mobile games...

Razer Opus Review – Comfortable, Long-lasting Wireless Headphones with ANC

Razer just announced the Opus, the gaming brand's first lifestyle, Bluetooth wireless over-ear headphones, earlier today. There are already a lot of headphones from a lot of different, well-established audio accessory brands on the market, so the Razer Opus will need to offer a lot to stand out. Fortunately for Razer, the Opus isn't their...

The Razer Opus are the gaming brand’s new Over-Ear Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancelling

Razer is a brand that's best known for its gaming-focused computer hardware, but they've been steadily branching out into selling other kinds of consumer technology that appeal to gamers, including audio accessories. They're certainly no stranger to audio accessories, having already launched the Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds, wired Kraken Gaming Headset, and wireless Adaro headphones....

LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10 is now officially available

If you call yourself a custom ROM veteran, you definitely have heard about LineageOS. LineageOS traces its roots back to CyanogenMod, the custom ROM that became popular on the HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1, the first Android smartphone available for purchase. CyanogenMod, in turn, went on to become one of the most popular custom ROMs available across...

Google Stadia adds support for the Samsung Galaxy S20, Razer Phone, ASUS ROG Phone, and more

Google's cloud game streaming service, Stadia, launched late last year. The service received mixed reviews initially for lacking a lot of promised features, but it's still too early to see whether the service is really succeeding or not. Currently, Stadia access is pretty limited as it only supports Pixel devices if you want to play...