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Best Galaxy S21 Ultra Cases from Samsung

As expected, Samsung released an array of cases for all devices in the Galaxy S21 lineup. There are some differences in the offerings, as you won’t find the unique Kvadrat Case here. Instead, that was reserved for the Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus. But hey, we have S Pen support while the other ones don’t. …

Use Smart Lock

How to use Android Smart Lock

Smartphone security is something a lot of people don’t take seriously enough. Your phone contains a lot of private information that could be used against you in the wrong hands. Enabling any type of lock screen security is often enough to protect you, but many people don’t do it because they think it’s a “hassle.” …

Huawei Over-ears

Huawei FreeBuds Studio Review: Surprisingly great first attempt

Huawei is no stranger to the headphone market, as the company has released options such as the FreeBuds Pro over the past few years. However, one category we haven’t seen Huawei enter is the over-ear headphone market. That is until the Huawei FreeBuds Studio was introduced. These headphones arrived with a promise of 20-hours of …

Privacy improvements incoming

Google cracks down on which apps can see what you’ve installed on your Android phone

New changes to Google’s Developer Program Policy will go into effect on May 5th, which state that it is restricting apps that can make use of the “QUERY_ALL_PACKAGES” permission in Android. This permission allows an application installed on your Android smartphone to see what other apps are installed. The change provides a bit of clarity …

ANDROID 101

What to do if I forgot my lock pattern?

What happens if you forgot your Android phone’s lockscreen pattern, PIN, or password? Here are the steps you’ll need to take to regain access of your Android device again.

day one updates

OnePlus pushes a big day-one update for the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro

If you’ve been waiting impatiently for the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro to hit the virtual store shelves, the wait is over. Both of these devices are officially available for purchase starting today, and to celebrate, OnePlus has pushed a rather large “launch day” software update to both devices. This brings the two new …

Google SoC

Google ditches Qualcomm for the Pixel 6

For the past few years now, there have been rumors about whether Google would move away from Qualcomm and take an Apple/Samsung approach for its own hardware. The rumors have been swirling about a potential Google SoC ever since the company acquired HTC’s Pixel hardware division. However, new phones have come and gone, all while …

New Xperia OTW

Sony’s gearing up to announce its next Xperia device on April 14

While Sony doesn’t have the same clout as Samsung and OnePlus here in the U.S., things are a bit different for the company in the rest of the world. It seems that the company is gearing up to announce its next smartphone, presumably the Sony Xperia 1 III on April 14th, after the official Sony …

The best smartwatch

TicWatch Pro 3 Review: The best Wear OS smartwatch you can buy

Smartwatches are a dime-a-dozen, but good smartwatches are few and far between. Actually, let’s take a step back. Smartwatches making use of the best and latest processors and features are few and far between. Mobvoi is seemingly the only brand that wants to compete with Samsung and Fitbit, making use of the latest Snapdragon Wear SoC …