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Redmi K20 Pro gets 388,803 on AnTuTu, becomes the ‘world’s fastest phone’

AnTuTu scores are still relevant to a subset of the community, and Xiaomi gets a big win in that area.

What you need to know With an overall score of 388,803 on AnTuTu, the Redmi K20 Pro has outscored the OnePlus 7 Pro. Synthetic benchmarks don’t tell the whole story, but Xiaomi is trying to highlight just how fast the K20 pro is. The device is all set to make its debut in India, and could cost  [Read More…]

Final Fantasy 7 gets a new trailer and gameplay demo at E3 2019

Cloud has never looked better.

What you need to know Final Fantasy 7 Remake received an extended gameplay demo at E3 2019. It releases next March. You can preorder it on Amazon.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake will apparently have a ton of content for players to experience. So much so that Square Enix anticipates two it will need Blu-ray discs.The first part of Final Fantasy 7 Remake will comprise Midgard. The company revealed a new trailer and gameplay  [Read More…]

Google Maps gets real-time speedometer feature in multiple countries

The feature works on Maps but is not yet supported on Android Auto.

What you need to know The speedometer feature is rolling out to Maps in several countries. Even if your country is on the list it may not be available on your phone yet. Currently works in Maps but is not available on Android Auto.

If you liked when Google added the ability to view speed limits and the locations of speed cameras last week,  [Read More…]

Lenovo Smart Clock review: The bedside alarm that gets you

I’m not a morning person; never have, and despite recently having a baby, likely never will be. But I’ve always tended to rely on whatever’s convenient to wake me up in the morning — my phone usually, but also various types of wearables, from the Bose Sleepbuds (which are connected earplugs and totally amazing) to various Fitbits that buzz my wrist disconcertingly when it’s time to get up.

I’ve also had an Amazon Echo Spot next to my  [Read More…]

Death Stranding gets extended trailer with release date

We finally have a confirmed release date!

What you need to know Death Stranding received a new gameplay trailer. It will release on November 8, 2019. New story details were also revealed.

Well it looks like the previous leak was accurate. Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding will release this fall on November 8, 2019. Do I know what I just watched? No. But I can tell you I’m already excited for whatever it is.

The trailer gave us our  [Read More…]

The latest Galaxy S10 update gets pulled after causing devices to freeze

If your phone is affected, turning off Wi-Fi may help resolve some of the issues.

What you need to know After many users have reported issues, update XXU1ASE5 for the Galaxy S10 models has been pulled. Issues include the phone or apps freezing, an unresponsive power button, and the fingerprint sensor not responding. Some report that disabling Wi-Fi can help but a factory reset does not.

Recently, Samsung released the XXU1ASE5 firmware update including the May security  [Read More…]

Disney gets in on the hole-punch fun with official Galaxy S10 wallpapers

Everyone could use a little Disney in their lives.

Samsung has parternered with big-name brands in order to provide liscened content on its phones, and after last year’s Disney AR emoji, the partnership has now spawned some new content for the Galaxy S10 and S10e: hole-punch wallpapers!

Practically everyone has been getting in on the fun of trying to hide the front-facing cameras on the Galaxy S10 series — we’ve been gathering the best of these hole-punch  [Read More…]

Huawei gets banned from using microSD cards in future smartphones

The company was also “temporarily restricted” from the Wi-Fi Alliance.

What you need to know Huawei has been banned from being a member of the SD Association. This means future Huawei phones likely won’t be able to use microSD cards. The Wi-Fi Alliance also “temporarily restricted” Huawei.

This past week’s been a tough one for Huawei. The Trump Administration banned the company from working with U.S. suppliers, meaning that Huawei’s relationship with Google will effectively end after  [Read More…]

Microsoft Launcher beta gets adaptive icons, hidden dock option, more

Resize your icons, hide your dock, and more in the latest Microsoft Launcher beta update.

What you need to know Microsoft Launcher version 5.5 is now available for beta testers. The update brings new features like adaptive icons that can be matched in shape and size, along with the ability to hide your dock. Other tweaks include adjustments for accessing shortcuts when your home screen is locked, faster Tasks card syncing, and more.

Microsoft today pushed out  [Read More…]

Realme X gets special editions in Onion and Garlic, because why not

You have never seen special editions like these before.

Realme just unveiled the Realme X series in China, and there’s a lot to like. The Realme X and Realme X Lite have interesting designs and offer decent hardware for under $ 250, making them a solid alternative to the likes of what Xiaomi and Honor offer in this space.

Most manufacturers also launch special editions to make their products stand out, and Realme is no different in  [Read More…]