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Notepad++ v8 update brings dark mode support and an ARM64 build

Notepad++ is inarguably one of the most popular source code editors for Windows. It offers various useful features, like tabbed editing, syntax highlighting, code folding, and more, making it the top choice for users worldwide. Despite its dated UI, Notepad++ has remained a fan favorite for the last several years. And with its latest update,...

Imint’s Vidhance Selfie Mode brings a Google Duo-like auto-framing feature to smartphone cameras

Imint is a Swedish company that produces video software used by smartphone brands such as OnePlus and Xiaomi. Vidhance is the company's flagship product and today they are announcing a new feature for multi-camera devices called "Selfie Mode." A name like "Selfie Mode" does the feature a disservice as there's actually quite a bit going on...

XiaoMiTool v2 for Windows helps you mod your Xiaomi smartphone

Xiaomi smartphones are among the current crop of smartphones that are developer-friendly. While some of Xiaomi's modding policies are strict and often unreasonable (like the much-talked about long waits for unlocking the bootloader), the fact still remains that these are best value, popular, and currently relevant devices that you can own if you do care...

DevCheck is a hardware and system info app that tells you everything about your device [XDA Spotlight]

The XDA forums are full of developers who make lives easier for those who want to mod their phones. Whether it be an app for controlling superuser access, changing governors on your CPU, overclocking, flashing, or many other functions. DevCheck is yet another application that helps tech-savvy people find technical info about their device. It...

Google Publishes End-of-Life Dates for Guaranteed Nexus Support

One of the major reasons why Android enthusiasts opt to purchase a Nexus device are the guaranteed updates. At its Google I/O conference way back in 2011, Google initially tried to get its partners to provide software updates for their devices for at least 18 months. While many devices unfortunately received the cold shoulder when it...

Sunday Debate: Light-weight vs. Fully Featured Software

Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on software UX. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below! Android offers so...