Category: Android News


T-Mobile offering a free year of Quibi streaming service on April 6

Once that year is up, things get a little tricky.

What you need to know Starting April 6, T-Mobile customers will be able to get a free year of Quibi. After the first year, you’ll need to choose whether you want to keep getting Quibi or Netflix for free. The offer is available to customers with two or more lines on an account.

Like it or not, a new streaming service is about to hit the market  [Read More…]

Google’s India-focused Neighbourly app is being shut down in May

The experimental app failed to gain traction among users in India.

What you need to know Google has decided to kill Neighbourly – an experimental app that it first launched in May 2018. The search giant says the app hasn’t grown as it had hoped, which is why it has decided to close Neighbourly beta. The app will shut down on May 12, although users will be allowed to download their Neighbourly content until October 12.

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How to watch Making the Cut online from anywhere

Having hosted Project Runway for 16 seasons, Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn are back with a new fashion reality show – this time for Amazon – read on to find out how to stream Making The Cut. The show takes 12 established designers from around the world as they compete for a $ 1million cash prize and the chance to become the next global fashion brand.

While there’s likely to be a familiar feel to proceedings for fans of Klum  [Read More…]

OPPO Reno Ace 2 5G with 65W fast charging will be unveiled on April 13

It will come with 40W wireless fast charging as well.

What you need to know OPPO’s next flagship smartphone will debut on April 13 in China. The phone will be called the Reno Ace 2 5G and is expected to come with 65W wired charging and 40W wireless charging. It is also tipped to have a 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED display and 48MP quad rear cameras.

OPPO Vice President Brian Shen today announced on Weibo that the company’s  [Read More…]

Amazon Music Unlimited is free for three months with this one-day deal

You probably already have some kind of Amazon Echo device in your home, be it the Echo Dot, Echo Input, or even the full-sized Echo, and while chatting with Alexa is fun and all, if you don’t have an Amazon Music Unlimited subscription, you’re seriously missing out on one of the best features the devices have to offer: music streaming. Amazon usually offers just one free month for those looking to try out Music Unlimited, but today only new members  [Read More…]

Zoom apologizes over security and privacy issues and freezes new features

“However, we recognize that we have fallen short of the community’s – and our own – privacy and security expectations. For that, I am deeply sorry…”

What you need to know Zoom has apologized to users after a swathe of privacy and security concerns were uncovered in its service. It is going to freeze new features for 90 days whilst it focuses on fixing these issues. Zoom says that its user figures have rocketed to more than  [Read More…]

Google reportedly plans to counter TikTok with upcoming YouTube ‘Shorts’

Unlike TikTok, Shorts will not be a standalone app.

What you need to know YouTube is said to be working on a TikTok rival called “Shorts.” “Shorts” will apparently be available as a feature within the YouTube mobile app. It is expected to become available by the end of this year.

Chinese video-sharing app TikTok, which was released worldwide three years back, is among the most popular social networking apps currently, with more than 3 million downloads  [Read More…]

OnePlus is working on new Bullets earbuds, but they’re not truly wireless

The new generation of earbuds will, however, feature four color choices.

What you need to know The OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z will not be truly wireless, after all. Leaked images of the earbuds show they’re connected by a cable. OnePlus is expanding color choices, though, with green, blue, black, and white variants.

While the internet has recently been abuzz with rumors that OnePlus will finally be jumping onto the truly wireless bandwagon with the latest generation of  [Read More…]

Want better photo and video? Learn how to stabilize your phone

No one likes a photo that comes out blurry, terribly crooked, or, worst of all, with part of a finger blocking it. Stability is essential in photography, and with a smartphone, it’s arguably all the more important. Stabilizing photos comes in many different forms — some within the phone itself through optical or digital stabilization and others that are up to you. Here are keys to remember as you go about lining up your best photos and video.

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WhatsApp should disable message forwarding to curb misinformation

WhatsApp forwards are uncontrollable, and the only way to curb misinformation is to remove the feature entirely.

WhatsApp has over 2 billion users globally, and over a quarter of those — just over 500 million — are from India alone. Affordable cellular data services combined with an influx of decent budget phones allowed WhatsApp to thrive, and usage of the Facebook-owned platform is ubiquitous across the country.

All of my friends are on the platform, and I  [Read More…]