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The PlayStation 5 just set a sales record even though you still can’t buy one

Credit: C. Scott Brown / Android Authority Sony PlayStation 5 sales have set a new record in the United States for units sold in the first five months. This news comes from respected third-party retail analyst NPD. It did not divulge specific sales numbers. Despite millions of consoles sold, there are still a lot of people out there who want...

We asked, you told us: You’re mostly split over sanitizing your smartphone

Smartphones can be a haven for germs if they’re not cleaned regularly, as they accrue plenty of dirt and grime throughout the day. This is especially true if you take your phone to the bathroom while you do your business. With this in mind, we thought it would be a great idea to ask Android Authority readers whether they actually sanitized their phones....

Google created a zoomable timelapse video of Earth spanning 37 years

Google is bringing a new update to Google Earth. A new timelapse refresh is available to visualize the changes to the planet across 37 years. New 4K videos of specific places across the planet are now also available on YouTube. Google is giving Google Earth a new lease on life with its biggest update in some four years. The digital globe surveying...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold Tab is reportedly a triple-folding tablet coming next year

Samsung could be readying a triple-folding tablet called the Galaxy Z Fold Tab. The device is rumored to launch next year. It could pack an upgraded S Pen and improved ultra-thin glass. Samsung could be working a triple-folding tablet called the Galaxy Z Fold Tab, as per an exclusive report from Gizmochina. The publication sourced this information...

For some strange reason, not many people seem to use Facebook Dating

According to independent analysis from The Verge, Facebook Dating isn’t very popular, especially when compared to other services. Facebook hasn’t mentioned much about its dating app since it launched globally in 2019. It is highly likely Facebook’s bad reputation for data security plays a part in this service’s apparent lack of popularity. In...

Samsung might change the name of the upcoming Galaxy Z Flip 2

A new rumor suggests the next phone in the Galaxy Z Flip line could be the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. This would mean there would be no Galaxy Z Flip 2. Technically, this would be the third phone with a Z Flip name, so it makes sense. It also would bring naming parity to the Galaxy Z line. Samsung’s played around quite a bit with phone names recently....

Sony Russian Instagram shares price, launch date, and freebies for Xperia phones

Credit: Sony Sony’s Russian Instagram just spilled the beans on the 2021 Sony phones — possibly unintentionally? Two posts share the launch dates and freebies associated with the Xperia 1 III and 5 III. The Sony.ru site shares the pricing. Sony previously said this information wouldn’t come out until weeks from now. Earlier this week,...

DJI Air 2S drone announced: Now, that’s a camera!

Are you a fan of putting a camera into the sky? The new DJI Air 2S might just be the best drone on the market for you. Equipped with a 1-inch camera sensor, this 20MP shooter also packs new capabilities in a familiar DJI Mavic drone package. OcuSync 3.0, APAS 4.0, Master Shots, and more make the Air 2S one of the best Mavic drones on the market. DJI...

Poll: How long is your screen timeout set for?

Credit: Hadlee Simons / Android Authority Every smartphone on the market has a screen timeout setting, allowing users to adjust how long it takes for a screen to automatically turn off. And there are arguments for both short and long timeout settings. Some people might favor a super-short timeout (e.g. 30 seconds), as it contributes to better...

ZTE Axon 30 Ultra announced: A sub-$1,000 flagship with three 64MP cameras

Credit: Hadlee Simons / Android Authority ZTE has announced the Axon 30 series. The series is headlined by the Axon 30 Ultra, featuring three 64MP rear cameras. We’ve seen a major trend in 2020 and 2021 for smartphones to offer ultra high resolution cameras on both the main and ultra-wide rear cameras. But it looks like ZTE is hoping...

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