Tag Archive: 10’s


Xiaomi shows off the Mi 10’s zooming prowess with new camera samples

That’s a lot of zoom.

What you need to know Xiaomi’s Lu Weibing took to Weibo today to tease one of the company’s upcoming phones. In particular, he showcased the incredible zooming capabilities of the phone. He didn’t name the phone, but it’s likely to be one of the Mi 10 models, set to launch later this month.

Having been the harbinger of crushed hopes for the last few weeks, Xiaomi VP Lu Weibing finally shared some  [Read More…]

Are you getting used to Android 10’s gestures?

Let’s have a chat with the AC forums.

When Android 10 was released to the public on September 3, 2019, it brought a ton of new features with it. Google added a long-awaited dark mode, revamped settings for app permissions, and brand-new fully gestural navigation.

That last point has caused a lot of annoyance, with many users not at all pleased with Google’s take on gesture-based navigation for the OS. It was certainly a learning curve at  [Read More…]

This is our best look yet at Android 10’s upcoming Live Caption feature

The feature works offline and all audio as well as captions are processed locally.

What you need to know We have our first look at Android 10’s upcoming Live Caption feature. The feature can detect speech in media being played on a device and automatically generate captions. Live Caption will be coming to select high-end Android smartphones, including Google’s Pixel line this fall.

At I/O 2019, Google showcased a new feature called Live Caption, capable of adding  [Read More…]

How to get Android 10’s Focus Mode for your phone now

Android Q, or Android 10 as it will be officially known, is right around the corner. Google’s next-gen platform is about ready to make its debut in the coming months as part of the Pixel 4 experience.

With Android 10 there figures to be quite a few handy features and options available to users. Key among them is a new option known as ‘Focus Mode’, a setting that essentially turns off all distractions.

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Explaining the Galaxy Note 10’s Fast Charging issues

I’m fascinated by batteries. The very idea of a battery is interesting: this silent, static object that holds within it power, electricity — light, movement, energy. Batteries, especially rechargeable ones, are fascinating because they are both simple — stored energy released as components need them, and then filled back up through another source — and incredibly complex. The very makeup of today’s modern lithium-ion battery is something to behold, and requires a considerable amount of engineering prowess to  [Read More…]

The Note 10’s frame is actually made out of aluminum, not stainless steel

Samsung hasn’t confirmed the reason for the change in material.

What you need to know Samsung’s early marketing material for the Note 10 mentioned a stainless steel frame for the phone. Today, the company updated its marketing to say it’s actually “polished metal.” In other words, the Note 10’s frame is aluminum.

During its Unpacked event in New York this past Wednesday, Samsung introduced us to the Galaxy Note 10 and did everything in its power to  [Read More…]

Hands-on with Windows 10’s new ‘Your Phone’ Android SMS features

SMS sync is now available in the Your Phone app, and we’ve gone hands-on with its new features.

Last week, Microsoft rolled out a second new feature to the Your Phone app on Windows 10 that further integrates your smartphone and PC. Now, Windows Insiders can test out SMS capabilities in addition to Photos sync, allowing you to send, receive, and read SMS conversations that you’re having on your Android phone in the Your Phone app.

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How to set up and use Windows 10’s Your Phone app with Android

Your Phone for Windows 10 is currently in testing, so here’s how to set it up.

Want to try out the new Your Phone app on Windows 10? We’ve got you covered with a quick how-to showcasing all the steps you need to take to get things set up and ready to go.

How to use the Windows 10 Your Phone app

Right now, the Your Phone app only works on Android, and it allows you  [Read More…]

Windows 10’s Timeline feature is coming to Android

Windows Timeline will be coming to Android devices later this year via the Microsoft Launcher app.

At Build 2018, Microsoft has today announced that it is bringing support for Windows Timeline to Android and iOS later this year. Edge activities are already logged on Windows 10 PCs from the Edge app on your phone, but coming soon is the ability to see that same timeline directly on your phone for resuming web browsing activities and more.

On  [Read More…]

SquareHome 2 launcher brings Windows 10’s Live Tiles to Android

There’s a range of interesting Windows phone-like launchers for Android available. Today, we’re taking a look at SquareHome 2.

Previously, we took at a look at Launcher 10, which does its best to emulate Windows 10 Mobile’s Live tiles and app drawer, mimicking animations and styles while bringing in some of Android’s rich customization features. Thanks to recommendations from you guys, I picked up SquareHome 2, which seems to be popular with other Windows phone refugees.

Here’s  [Read More…]