Tag Archive: Finally


Android 10 finally comes to the Moto G7 Plus

The first non-Android One Moto to receive the update.

What you need to know Motorola has now started rolling out Android 10 to the Moto G7 Plus. It’s Motorola’s first non-Android One handset to receive the update. The firm expects to complete the roll-out by February.

Motorola is finally updating the G7 Plus to Android 10 after bringing the update to its other handsets like the Motorola One Vision, One Power, and One Hyper. This is also  [Read More…]

You can finally send Instagram DMs on desktop

Instagram Direct is no longer a mobile exclusive.

What you need to know Facebook is adding Instagram Direct to the Instagram web app. Previously, users had to rely on either the mobile/mobile web apps. Today’s rollout is just a test, with only a few users gaining access to it.

Facebook will be adding Direct Messaging to Instagram’s desktop site as of today, as per a report from The Verge.. It’ll work much like how DMs work on  [Read More…]

New evidence suggests Xiaomi may finally launch the Pocophone F2 this year

The value flagship will likely be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G chipset.

What you need to know A leaked trademark application has revealed that Xiaomi is working on a new device called the POCO F2. The phone is expected to be a direct successor to the POCO F1 launched in 2018. In markets outside India, the phone could be called the Pocophone F2 instead.

Pocophone global head Alvin Tse had hinted in a tweet last month that  [Read More…]

Is Alexa finally ready to become our car copilot?

We’ve got Android Auto and CarPlay, but why not a real Alexa Auto?

For several years now I’ve longed for the heads up displays (HUDs) and infotainment systems that I’d see in my rental cars or from my friends’ rides that have built-in Android Auto or Apple CarPlay, and I’ve vowed that my next vehicle will have something like that. However, what I really want is the option to have either of those two great platforms and/or  [Read More…]

Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 7 finally has a release date

The long-awaited final season of The Clone Wars is about to land on Disney+

What you need to know The Clone Wars season 7 begins on Monday, February 17. 12 episodes in total will air weekly every Monday on Disney+. This will be the final season for The Clone Wars animated series.

Did you love the Mandalorian and are bummed by the fact that you’ll have to wait nine whole months until season 2 comes out? While  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 9T/Redmi K20 are finally getting Android 10 in global markets

The update should be about 2.2GB in size.

What you need to know Xiaomi is finally rolling out Android 10 to the Mi 9T/Redmi K20. Previous MIUI builds were based on Android 9. Android 10 improves privacy, adds a system-wide dark mode, and more.

The Redmi K20 — also sold as the Xiaomi Mi 9T in global markets — is finally getting some Android 10 love (via GSMArena). While Xiaomi had previously released MIUI 11 for the  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro finally get a one-handed mode with OxygenOS Open Beta 8

The feature will likely soon make its way to the newer OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro phones as well.

What you need to know The latest OxygenOS Open Beta 8 build for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro adds a single-handed mode. It also includes the December security patch and a few bug fixes. We expect the new one-handed mode to make its way to at least a few other OnePlus phones soon.

In October last year,  [Read More…]

T-Mobile is finally bringing Android 10 to the OnePlus 7 Pro

The update is about 2GB in total.

What you need to know Almost three months after the update was first made available, T-Mobile is finally rolling out Android 10 to its OnePlus 7 Pro variant. It’s around 2GB in size. As with most OTA updates, the rollout will be gradual, so you may not receive it right away.

OnePlus has generally done a terrific job with updating its smartphones, with its wares often being among the earliest  [Read More…]

Pixel 4 users can finally use T-Mobile’s eSIM solution

You can also mimic dual-SIM functionality by using a physical SIM card at the same time.

What you need to know The December update for the Pixel 4 has enabled eSIM capability for T-Mobile’s network. Thanks to the phone’s dual-SIM dual-standby support, you can also have another network’s SIM in the physical SIM slot. Calls, text, and data from both carriers can then work simultaneously.

Better facial recognition isn’t the only convenience the Pixel 4 series is  [Read More…]

Galaxy Home Mini might finally make an appearance at CES 2020

After showcasing the Galaxy Home at CES 2019, Samsung may be showing off the mini version at this year’s event.

What you need to know The Galaxy Home Mini is a smart speaker from Samsung running its Bixby assistant. Samsung showed off the Galaxy Home Mini at its Developers Conference in October 2019. The larger version, called the Galaxy Home, has yet to be released and was showcased at CES 2019.

CES 2020 is fast approaching, and  [Read More…]