Category: android

Snapdragon 865 vs Exynos 990: Benchmark and Performance Test

The month of February has been quite an eventful one for India’s flagship smartphone market. Samsung may have kicked things off with the launch of its Galaxy S20 lineup, but brands such as iQOO (Vivo’s gaming-centric brand) and Realme have also cashed on the opportunity to be the first to bring 5G phones to India. […]

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip is an experiment worth buying if you really want a foldable smartphone

My main takeaway from the roughly 72 hours I spent with Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip is that it’s by far the best foldable smartphone available, but in some ways, it still feels like an experiment. If you’re sold on the concept of a foldable screen and the device’s steep cost isn’t a concern, the Galaxy […]

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip get torn down by iFixit

Last week Samsung introduced the Galaxy Z Flip along with Galaxy S20 series. The Galaxy Z Flip is Samsung’s first clamshell folding and will cost you almost $1,400. The phone has been in the news ever since it was launched and the reason for all that media coverage is the design. Earlier this week, we […]

Nokia TA-1212 gets certified, will be a feature phone

Nokia had planned to launch a number of Android devices at MWC 2020 in Barcelona. With the largest mobile exhibition standing canceled, HMD Global is looking for new ways to announce the devices. We were expecting to see Nokia 8.2, Nokia 5.2 and Nokia 1.3. It was also tipped to introduce a touchless feature Android […]

Facebook Lite gets updated with Dark Mode support

Facebook has rolled out a new update for its Lite app that brings Dark Mode support. It comes as a surprise to everyone as Facebook still hasn’t rolled out dark mode for its app but has decided to roll it out to the lite version of the app. For those who don’t know, Facebook Lite […]

Unreleased Essential Phone dock was available on eBay

The Essential company is dead and gone, and now it looks like an employee is trying to make a bit of personal profit. While the listing has been pulled, it seems like a former Essential employee was trying to sell an unreleased Essential charging dock, an Essential Phone and a few other accessories, on eBay. […]

Dark Mode comes to OneNote for Android

Microsoft has been developing Dark Mode for  OneNote for Android since September last year, and the improved look has already come to the desktop and iOS. Now WinUnited reports that the feature is also rolling out to regular OneNote for Android users. The feature lets you switch to dark or light mode in settings or […]

Spotify on Android update causes Google Clock alarms to replay after dismissal

The latest update to Spotify on Android introduces an issue that causes Google Clock alarms to play again even after being dismissed. According to reddit user Deedlebagger, version 8.5.43.724 of Spotify resumes music playback roughly three minutes after dismissing the alarm. Stranger still, the music stutters as it’s played out, all while the Spotify app […]

Netflix starts streaming AV1 data-saving videos on Android devices

Netflix yesterday announced that it has started streaming videos in high-performance AV1 codec on Android devices. AV1 is a royalty-free video codec that offers 20% improved compression efficiency over VP9. Netflix mentioned that AV1’s high compression efficiency will be very useful in countries where data usage charges are high and network reliability is poor. Netflix […]

Nintendo to add monthly subscription to Fire Emblem Heroes

Nintendo has revealed that it will soon debut a monthly subscription in Fire Emblem Heroes. Launching on February 5th at a cost of $9.49 USD/month (about $12.60 CAD), the ‘Feh Pass’ will offer a variety of exclusive content. Most notably, the Feh Pass will include unique quests, gameplay features (such as a time rewind mechanic […]