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Past articles by Phillip:

Most Huawei phones will support Google and Apple's exposure notification API

Most of Huawei's phones released before the US trade ban went into effect will be able to run Google and Apple's coronavirus exposure notification API. → Read More

Google and Apple announce new contact tracing name and security measures

Google and Apple's contact tracing API is now called exposure notification to more accurately describe it. There are more privacy improvements, too. → Read More

Xiaomi may have a new selfie camera design, and it could be the craziest one yet

A newly leaked patent reveals Xiaomi could have yet another solution for the selfie camera, and it could be the craziest one yet. → Read More

This phone delivers 5G and a 120Hz display for less than $300

It's nearly impossible to get 5G and 120Hz display for less than ~$300, but Realme managed to do it with the new Realme X50m 5G. → Read More

Annoyed by persistent notifications? Android 11 DP3 lets you dismiss them.

No matter what type of notification it is, Android 11 DP3 lets you dismiss it. This includes notifications you currently can't dismiss in Android 10. → Read More

New Android 11 DP3 multitasking gesture lets you undo cleared apps

Android 11 Developer Preview 3 introduces a subtle, yet intuitive way to undo cleared apps in the multitasking overview menu. Here's how to do it. → Read More

T-Mobile's 5G network expansion leaves Sprint customers behind

T-Mobile 5G expansion causes existing Sprint 5G customers to lose out on the next-gen network speeds they paid big bucks for. → Read More

IFA 2020 is still on despite COVID-19, but how?

IFA 2020 will still take place in Berlin this year thanks to an "innovative new concept," but event organizers neglected to divulge any further details. → Read More

Samsung Good Lock gets a new home screen customization module: Download it now

Home Up lets you tweak Samsung's One UI launcher to your heart's content. → Read More

Vivaldi finally sees a stable Android app release after months of beta testing

After months of testing, the Vivaldi browser finally sees a stable Android release. Get it now on your smartphone, tablet, and even your Chromebook. → Read More

Digital Wellbeing sees a few tweaks, swaps ‘Wind Down’ for ‘Bedtime Mode’

The latest Digital Wellbeing update tweaks a few things about the app, including a rebranded Bedtime Mode and an updated Focus Mode icon. → Read More

Sonos launches a new free radio streaming service

Sonos Radio is an ad-supported streaming service that touts original content as well as local and curated radio playlists. → Read More

Survey says: You like OnePlus Oxygen OS over Samsung One UI

We asked you if you prefer Oxygen OS or One UI, and the answer is clear: you like OnePlus' Android skin better than Samsung's. → Read More

A new Android stability bug causes frozen apps and unusable UI

A new Android stability bug plaguing Google, OnePlus, and Xiaomi handsets that leaves users' devices temporarily unusable has surfaced online. → Read More

Samsung Galaxy Note 20: Everything we know so far

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series is expected to see an August 2020 release. Here's everything we know about its design, specs, pricing, and more. → Read More

Huami confirms the Xiaomi Mi Band 5 and a new Amazfit wearable are coming soon

Xiaomi's Huami subsidiary confirmed the Mi Band 5 and the new Amazfit Ares wearbles will both see releases in the coming months. → Read More

OnePlus 8, 8 Pro get their first update after launch with March security patch

Looking for the latest OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro updates? We list out the current versions of the devices here as well as the most recent update. → Read More

Apple is reportedly working on two pairs of modular high-end wireless headphones

Apple is reportedly working on two new wireless headphones. One of which will be more premium, the other will be fitness-focused, but both will be modular. → Read More

Samsung announces the Galaxy S10 Lite’s US release, but the timing is terrible

The release follows a series of events that will likely negatively impact the handset's US sales. → Read More

Several Samsung Galaxy owners swear by this dodgy fingerprint speed hack

Several Samsung Galaxy owners swear this hack improves in-display fingerprint scanner speed, but do so at your own risk. → Read More