Facebook’s Crisis Response gets new features, WhatsApp integration

Ever since Facebook launched its Crisis Response tool, people have been able to use it in around 300 crises in more than 80 countries. It has been helpful in letting loved ones know about their safety as well as in asking for help from the ground directly. Now it gets …

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dbrand launches Teardown see-through skins for Android devices

If your preference in design is more industrial and barebones (literally), you probably enjoy those teardown videos and even downloadable wallpapers that go around the web especially when a new device is released. dbrand has taken it one step further and has teamed up with noted teardown expert YouTuber JerryRigEverything …

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 and 765 continue the 5G battle cry into 2020

5G continues to be the centerpiece of many companies in the mobile industry, as proven by the steady flow of news about coverage and devices. Expecting widespread 5G this year was really more of a wish than realistic forecast but 2020 is widely seen as the year that the next-gen …

Redmi K30 images teased on Weibo ahead of next week’s launch

The Redmi K20 Pro Premium Edition will soon get a follow-up. It’s not that too quick or too early but the Redmi K30 is set to be revealed next month. Two image teasers have appeared on Weibo, telling us of a December 10 official launch. Not much information has been …

EVE Echoes brings the popular spaceship MMO to mobile, now in open beta

Most people probably see MMOs are sword and sorcery or gunfighting games with thousands of players all doing the same three things: grinding, questing, or some form of PvP. In that sense, EVE Online is an outlier and an unexpected success, creating an active and dedicated, almost zealous, community around …

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android 10 beta update ready

Yesterday’s schedule of release for the India and UK did not include the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. We’re not expecting the said update because the Note 8 will be older in a few months. Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now ready for the Android 10 beta update. Actually, …

Essential Phone receives December software update

We remember Android Q Beta Program for the Essential Phone becoming ready. That was back in July. Android Q eventually turned out to be Android 10 and we soon learned all the new features and improvements of the new Android version. No related information has been shared since then but …

Android Security, Pixel Update Bulletin for December 2019 now out

The latest Android Security Bulletin is now available. The December 2019 release is obviously the last for this year. It comes with details of various security vulnerabilities that are currently affecting Android devices. Expect to receive the 2019-12-05 security patch level on your phone. Feel free to check your Android …

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite in the works, may be out soon

Even before the Samsung Galaxy S10 series was launched back in February, we also heard about a Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite. The said device was spotted on Geekbench with 6GB RAM and a Snapdragon 855 processor. We were anticipating an S10 Lite but only an S10e was introduced. We were …

Galaxy S10 Android 10 stable version available in these countries

The next Samsung Galaxy phone getting the official and stable version of Android 10 is the Galaxy S10 series. Yesterday, we shared with you the release schedule of One UI 2.0 Android 10 for premium and mid-range Galaxy phones and tablets. Today, here is good news the official Android 10 …

Galaxy S11 display panel surfaces with middle punch hole camera

Here is the latest on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S11 phone series. Well, nothing much to say here but if you’ve been wondering about the display of the S11 models, here are images of the screen that appears to be almost bezel-less. There is that camera hole in the center …

Facebook will let you transfer photos to Google Photos soon

If you don’t automatically back up your photos on Google Photos just yet, you will now have an extra tool in your arsenal. Facebook has just announced that soon you will be able to backup your photos uploaded on the social network to your Google Photos account. This is part …

New Olloclip clip system now available for Galaxy S10

While the built-in cameras of the Galaxy S10 devices are already pretty good on their own, there are of course those that would still prefer to use lenses to enhance the quality of their photos. Olloclip is one of the most popular companies that make these high-quality lenses and now …

Live Caption can be enabled on older Pixel, rooted Android 10 devices

One of the more interesting and useful features that Google brought to the Pixel 4 and Android 10 is the Live Caption tool. This is particularly useful for those who are deaf or hard of hearing as it will help them communicate better using a mobile device or also enjoy …

Samsung Galaxy S11 to feature Bright Night Sensor, trademark filed

In a few months, Samsung will finally reveal the new Galaxy S11 series. It will come in three variants: the Galaxy S11e, Galaxy S11, and the Galaxy S11+. Much has been said about the upcoming premium flagship phones like the possibility of an expandable screen as shown off in patent …

Stadia Wireless Controller will support phones, other deivces by 2020

When the Stadia gaming streaming service first came out a couple of weeks ago, one of the noticeable limitations of it is that the wireless controllers cannot be used with other devices like smartphones, tablets, desktops, laptops. Well, you could actually use it but not technically wirelessly as you needed …

New Sony Xperia Compact may roll out soon

A new Sony Xperia Compact is expected to be introduced in the coming weeks. Sony usually releases a Compact variant of every Xperia model and it’s about time the 2019 phones get another sibling. Past Xperia Compact phones include the Xperia X Compact, Xperia XZ2 Compact, and the Xperia XZ1 …

DxOMark presents the Best Smartphone Cameras of 2019

It’s the last month of the year which means it’s time for Top Lists, Summaries, and Listicles. We’ll start by sharing with you ‘The Best Smartphone Cameras of 2019’ according to DxOMark. We know DxOMark’s reviews are always being questioned but here is a round-up. It’s up to you if …

T-Mobile launches first nationwide 5G network, now official

John Legere may be retiring from being CEO but he is still very much part of T-Mobile. And yes, the Un-Carrier will continue to flourish especially that its 5G connectivity is in full gear. The company’s nationwide 5G network has fully launched in over 5,000 cities for over 200 million …