New Multi-State Antitrust Lawsuit Targets Google Play’s Fees

According to Bloomberg, multiple states are preparing to launch an antitrust lawsuit against Google, targeting the Google Play fees that the company charges developers for purchases and subscriptions sold inside of apps. Apparently, the belief is that Google, “illegally abused its power over developers that distribute apps through the Google Play store on mobile devices.” […]

OnePlus is Purposefully Throttling App Performance (Update: OnePlus Responds)

A fascinating report has been published this week, and while it went completely over my head in terms of tech knowledge, it paints a picture that’s easy to understand if you’re concerned about the overall performance of your OnePlus device. The device at the center of the report is the OnePlus 9 Pro — the […]

July 2021 Android Security Update Now Available for Google Pixel Phones

After missing the Monday release, thanks to the 4th of July weekend, Google has now released the July Android update for its Pixel phones. The new Pixel update – available to the Pixel 3 through Pixel 5 – includes the July security patch and should fix a number of bugs that we’ll detail below. Currently, […]

Verizon Adaptive Sound Enters Your System Settings Whether You Like It or Not

Verizon began pushing a new update to the Motorola Edge+ earlier in the week and it included a new feature the company had not yet announced. Called “Verizon Adaptive Sound,” we were curious what this would introduce, but assumed it was an app Verizon was planning to install on your phone to improve the audio […]

OnePlus is Making Another “Flagship Killer” Phone

When OnePlus first kicked things off back in 2014, they captured our attention with clever (and often obnoxious) marketing and by suggesting they would “Never Settle.” That slogan has since come back to bite them some, but the “Flagship Killer” description they also used for the original OnePlus One was pretty brilliant. Because look, the […]

Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 Entered TENAA, Mi Pad 5 Pro May Come In December

This morning, a Weibo tipster revealed that the Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 series had officially entered the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology database. The version we are talking about comes with a Snapdragon 870 processor. But we also heard that there would be a version with a Snapdragon 860 in the future, and not […]

Huawei HiSilicon signs chip supply chain deal with a Chinese firm

The Huawei chip designing unit, HiSilicon, has just signed a deal with a Chinese firm to strengthen its domestic supply chain. The local partner shared this news in an announcement earlier this week. According to a NikkeiAsia report, Shenzhen JT Automation Equipment, a Chinese chip production equipment maker, stated that it has signed a five […]

Upcoming Nokia XR20, Nokia 6310 bags Bluetooth SIG approval

Recent reports have suggested that HMD Global could be planning to launch a new phone named the Nokia XR 20. Last month, it was spotted at the Geekbench benchmarking site and some of its specs were revealed through a Russian retailer. It seems that the launch date of the Nokia XR20 could be drawing near […]

Huawei nova 8i Launched In Malaysia, See Specs, Price & Other Details

Huawei launched the nova 8i in Malaysia on July 6. The nova 8i is the latest entrant in the company’s well-received nova 8 lineup. The series comprises four smartphones including nova 8 SE, nova 8 Pro 5G, nova 8 Pro 4G, and the nova 8 5G. The phone was listed on the company’s official site […]