Hands-on with the DOOGEE S70

DOOGEE sent us out one of their upcoming phones for us to check out. This is the DOOGEE S70. It’s a gaming/rugged phone that found its funding though an Indiegogo...

Underwater Mode, AI Cinema, AI Zoom, and Video Bokeh are possible Huawei Mate 20 camera features

Next month will see multiple high-profile smartphone announcements. We expect to see the LG V40 ThinQ, Google Pixel 3, Razer Phone 2, a new Samsung Galaxy A phone, the Huawei Mate 20,...

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro Renders Leak in High Quality with Cases, NM Card, and Wireless Charger

October will be a crazy month for smartphone launches. We’ve got phones like the Razer Phone 2, LG V40 ThinQ, Honor Magic 2, possibly OnePlus 6T, Google Pixel 3, Huawei...
September 21, 2018 9:14 PM

Google Chrome will get a native dark mode…but only for macOS

Everybody loves a good dark theme. Well, maybe not everyone, but a lot of Android enthusiasts are fans of native dark modes. Google’s latest Material Theme overhaul has been predominately bright...
September 21, 2018 4:45 PM

[Update: Verizon Too] T-Mobile LG G5 starts getting the Android 8.0 Oreo update

LG has a reputation for being slow with software updates. They hoped to improve upon that with their Software Update Center, but the results since then have been mixed at...
September 21, 2018 2:29 PM

Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus gets Android 8.0 Oreo while Xiaomi Mi 8 EE gets Android Pie

The Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus was launched in China way back in 2016. It shipped with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Last year, the Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus received an unofficial port...
September 21, 2018 2:01 PM

Daydream VR gets See-Through Mode and support for any 2D Android Apps

Google’s Daydream VR platform is not as popular as, say, Android, but it’s a great alternative to the expensive PC rigs. The Lenovo Mirage Solo was launched earlier this year...
September 21, 2018 1:03 PM

Google Chrome will add support for DNS over TLS providers like CloudFlare

The internet was created to be an open infrastructure but it has become such an integral part of so many companies (and governments) that they have been trying to take...
September 21, 2018 12:30 PM

Google Pay may add QR codes for peer-to-peer payments

There are a number of digital payment services out there and, of course, Google has their own as well. Originally called Android Pay, the recently rebranded Google Pay service has...
September 21, 2018 11:52 AM

OxygenOS 9.0 based on Android Pie rolls out for the OnePlus 6

OnePlus 6 owners didn’t have to wait long to get their taste of Android Pie, as the company took to its forums Friday to announce the stable-channel release of its...
September 21, 2018 11:21 AM

250+ Android devices have received security updates in last 90 days

While each of the two biggest mobile operating systems has their strengths and weaknesses, it’s also apparent that both are working to improve things. On the Android side of things,...
September 21, 2018 10:45 AM

Magisk v17.2 adds obfuscation for PS4 Remote Play, workaround for Fate/Grand Order, and more

Magisk is one of the best ways to root your phone, and not just because it’s one of the only ways to do so on most devices. Magisk makes modifications...
September 21, 2018 10:08 AM

[Update: Rolling out] Google Assistant for smartphones to get visual update, food delivery, Maps integration

Among the many updates to Google Assistant announced today at Google I/O is a visual update to the smartphone app, Google Maps integration, and new partnerships with DoorDash, Starbucks, Applebee’s,...
September 21, 2018 9:40 AM

Google study shows a majority of Android developers want to create a positive impact on society

Mobile apps have immense potential to do good in the world. Billions of people can be connected in an instant with an app. The positive effect of products and companies...
September 20, 2018 6:00 PM