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Affordable OLED Walmart has spilled the beans on the Samsung Galaxy A15 5G, showing off its specs, price, and design, but it's not available for purchase just yet.
fancy new colors Google Maps has gotten a fresh coat of paint, and now that new look is also available on Android Auto.
Acting up Google's At a Glance seems to be having a bit of a meltdown on a number of Android phones when you try to add the widget to your home screen.
Pixel pimples Some Pixel 8 and 8 Pro users are reporting tiny bumps and dents under their phone screens, and it seems like some internal components are causing these imperfections.
Sneak peek Early snaps of the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra have surfaced, revealing its design ahead of its official launch.
caught red-handed Dbrand is slapping Casetify with a lawsuit, claiming it swiped the teardown designs used for its smartphone and laptop skins.
Mark your calendars The RedMagic 9 Pro packs the latest and greatest, from the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 to shoulder keys, RGB fans, and more.
a fun distraction Now you can create your own symphony without the need for a music degree, thanks to OnePlus’ new AI tool.
Way too kind Spotify's sweet deal with Google has been exposed in the ongoing Epic v. Google trial, revealing an agreement that's way too generous.
a snail's pace YouTube is dragging its feet in loading videos for non-Chrome users who have ad-blockers enabled, giving them an agonizingly slow viewing experience.
AI music YouTube is playing mad scientist with the Dream Track feature, part of a lineup of music AI tools that can whip up tunes from mere text prompts and your questionable humming skills.
catching up Google’s first Pixel phones were ahead of their time with seamless updates, but they took forever to install them. Now, Google is finally speeding things up.
Feeling exclusive A few Samsung Galaxy S22 owners can finally ditch the beta blues and enjoy the official One UI 6 release, but there's a caveat.
Took 'em long enough Google's Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro now boast Adobe raw support, providing users with advanced editing options.
your branding moment Google Messages is testing a new feature that lets you create a profile with your name and photo so people can easily find you across Google's ecosystem.
chill voice chats WhatsApp's new voice chat option for large groups lets you join quietly and keep the conversation flowing, no more noisy group calls.
Battery boost Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Fit 3 fitness tracker just popped up on multiple certification platforms, giving us a sneak peek at its battery and charging details.
finger-twisting no more Gboard's new capability will figure out the best layout when you turn your phone sideways.
Disney plus Hulu Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that a beta test of the combined Disney Plus and Hulu app will kick off in December, with a full rollout planned for spring 2024.
Ousting Android Amazon is reportedly planning to ditch Android for its own Fire OS replacement, finally breaking free from Google's shackles.
Snazzy upgrades Google's rolling out its fancy AI search to over 120 countries and territories, and it's got your back with even more languages.
Galaxy AI Samsung just unveiled 'Galaxy AI,' hinting at what's to come in this new era of generative AI race.
tab memory snitch Chrome's new tab memory snitch lets you identify the memory hogs slowing you down when you hover over a tab.
Long overdue WhatsApp Channels might soon let you poll your followers without revealing who voted what.