Tag Archive: Look


This is our first look at Google’s new Android TV dongle

I’m not sure how I feel about this new UI, but the remote looks good so long as the battery lasts.

What you need to know The Android TV dongle we’d hoped would debut at Google I/O is shaping up to be quite the compelling device. XDA Developers obtained what appear to be official renders of the new Android TV dongle, its remote, and an updated Android TV UI. The dongle doesn’t appear to be much bigger  [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…]

Use these tips to make your food photos look delicious

You’ve either done it yourself, or seen someone else do it countless times. A server brings a dish to the table, and before digging in, the patron takes a photo to capture or share it on social media. The ubiquity of smartphones has made food one of the most common subjects, yet it’s also among the most challenging to shoot.

Making food look good isn’t just about the substance of the dish itself, but also the style that  [Read More…]

Here’s your first look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 20+

No major surprises.

What you need to know The first CAD-based renders showing the Galaxy Note 20 Plus have surfaced. Samsung’s upcoming flagship phone will apparently have a 6.9-inch Infinity-O display and a massive camera module on the back. Just like its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 20 Plus will not include a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Last week, tech accessories store Pigtou posted alleged CAD-based renders of the Galaxy Note 20, in collaboration with tech leaker xleaks7. Pigtou  [Read More…]

This might be our first look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 20

It may arrive with a significantly larger display than its predecessor.

What you need to know Alleged CAD-based renders of the Galaxy Note 20 have surfaced online. The renders reveal a flat Infinity-O display and a similar rear camera module as the Galaxy S20 Ultra. Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 series is expected to debut at an online-only Unpacked event in August.

The very first CAD-based renders of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 20 have appeared online. The  [Read More…]

A new video for The Last of Us Part II takes a look at the combat

Ellie is trying to survive and she’s deadlier than ever.

What you need to know Naughty Dog is releasing a series of videos examining different aspects of The Last of Us Part II. The first video went over the characters, story and themes. A newly released video shows off how combat and gameplay has changed. The Last of Us Part II is scheduled to release on June 19, 2020.

The Last of Us Part II is just  [Read More…]

Apple and Google show what a contact tracing app could look like

Apple and Google’s new contact tracing APIs will let public health agencies build efficient contact tracing apps.

What you need to know Apple and Google have teamed up to create a contact tracing API for their respective smartphone operating systems. The API will enable efficient and light contact tracing experiences on smartphones running iOS and Android. Both companies shared screenshots and code snippets this week to help developers get a headstart.

Amid the unprecedented actions taking to  [Read More…]

Pixel 4a camera samples have surfaced, and they look really good

The 12MP sensor appears to be rather capable.

What you need to know Camera samples from the Pixel 4a were shared on Twitter by a tech YouTuber in Cuba. The samples from the phone are compared to a Redmi Note 7. As we’ve been expecting, the images look quite nice.

We’re expecting Google to unveil the Pixel 4a any day now, likely through a simple press release seeing as how Google I/O 2020 is no longer happening.  [Read More…]

Here’s an early look at Walmart’s new dirt cheap Android 10 tablets

The yet to be announced tablets will be a nice upgrade to last year’s budget Android 9 tablets.

What you need to know There will be an 8 and 10-inch offering, each running Android 10 out of the box. A MediaTek MT8768WA processor will power the tablets. Pricing is expected to be $ 99 for the 8-inch and $ 129 for the 10-inch variation.

Yes, Android tablets are still a thing — and there are great options  [Read More…]

New leak gives us our first look at Xiaomi’s overhauled MIUI 12 UI

Xiaomi halted MIUI 11 beta development last month to focus on MIUI 12.

What you need to know Xiaomi has accidentally leaked its new MIUI 12 UI on its Community forums. Some of the key differences revealed by the new leak include a revamped refresh rate menu and a new graph style for the screen time week view. MIUI 12 is expected to begin rolling out in Q3 2020.

Xiaomi is slated to release the next iteration  [Read More…]