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Here’s why OnePlus is temporarily disabling the color filter lens in India

The OnePlus 8 Pro’s color filter camera is disabled out of the box in India, but it will be usable via a future OTA update.

What you need to know The OnePlus 8 Pro is launching with the color filter camera disabled out of the box in India. The move comes after it was found that the 5MP lens can see through thin layers of plastic and clothing. OnePlus is working on an OTA to fix the  [Read More…]

Chase recently made changes to its credit card lineup – here’s the scoop

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Editor’s note: This post has been updated to include more details provided by Chase.

If you’ve been looking into applying for a Chase credit card recently, you may have  [Read More…]

Here’s how to make your very own Facebook avatar

A digital version of yourself, just for Facebook.

If you’ve spent any time on Facebook recently, you’ve probably seen a lot of your friends and family sharing digital avatars of themselves on the social network. If you’ve been wondering what the heck these are, you aren’t alone.

Facebook recently rolled out a new feature aptly-named “Facebook Avatars,” which allows you to create a Bitmoji-like version of yourself that you can use as your Facebook profile picture and  [Read More…]

Here’s everything the Roborock app can do

Once reliant on Xiaomi’s Mi Home app, Roborock’s recently launched is full of everything you need to use that amazing new robot vacuum from the company. Right now, Roborock’s new app works with all of Roborock‘s latest robot vacuums, and the company is working to deliver updates to its older vacuums to expand compatibility for this new app.

If you’re using an older Roborock vacuum, the Mi Home app experience remains unchanged but, if you’ve picked up one  [Read More…]

Here’s how you can do your own nails at home

I typically visit a salon to do my nails every two weeks but that can add up, especially when there’s a lot you can actually do yourself from home. A friend recommended the Rosalind Gel Polish Starter Kit, which comes with pretty much everything you’d need. However, there are many other options worth considering, whether you want to do a full manicure and polish or just keep your nails clean and nicely cut and shaped.

Best Overall: ROSALIND  [Read More…]

Here’s how to use Google Maps without any sort of internet connection

I’ve been on many a trip where I didn’t have a good cell signal or Wi-Fi, and really needed to know where I was going. Thank goodness that Google Maps allows you to download maps of broad areas for offline use. You can also have them update with the latest information when you are back online. This little tip is also handy if you’re in an area with congested cell signals, risk of low or no signals, or  [Read More…]

Here’s what the revamped Android 11 power menu will look like

Android 11’s Power Menu will work better with smart home devices

What you need to know Android’s power button menu will get built-in smart home controls with Android 11. Hints of the upcoming feature were spotted in developer documentation earlier in the year. New screenshots show us what the finished product might look like.

Google is continuing the revamp of Android’s power button menu it started this year. With the second Pixel Feature Drop, it added Cards  [Read More…]

Here’s how WhatsApp tailored its app for KaiOS

With tens of millions of users, WhatsApp is the marquee app on KaiOS — and it is steadily getting new features.

We haven’t really talked about KaiOS a lot here, but the operating system is now installed on over 100 million phones, making it the third-largest mobile operating system in the world. KaiOS is a fork of Firefox OS that’s designed for feature phones, and over the last three years it has seen a meteoric rise because  [Read More…]

Here’s how to get your OnePlus phone ready for reuse or resell

Even if you aren’t planning on handing down or reselling your old OnePlus phone, it’s still a good idea to back it up in case you need to restore your data and settings. Thankfully, Google and OnePlus have made this process extremely easy. I’ll show you what you need to do to get your OnePlus phone backed up and ready to restore.

How to backup and restore your OnePlus phone Open the Settings app or swipe down from  [Read More…]

Here’s what the canceled Google Pixel 4a XL would have looked like

Unlike the Pixel 4a, the canceled 4a XL would have featured two rear cameras.

What you need to know New renders showing what the Google Pixel 4a XL would have looked like have surfaced. The renders reveal a hole-punch display and a dual-camera setup on the back. Google is expected to unveil the Pixel 4a on July 13.

Unlike the Pixel 3a series, Google’s upcoming Pixel 4a series is expected to be available in just a single  [Read More…]