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The Huawei FreeLace Pro are a fantastic alternative to the FreeBuds Pro

The Huawei FreeLace Pro launched at HDC 2020 alongside a slew of other Huawei products. I enjoyed the Huawei FreeBuds Pro which launched at that event and crowned them as the best TWS earphones I’ve ever used. Huwaei was kind enough to send us a pair of the FreeLace Pro for review just a couple of weeks back, and they sound just as good. Both the FreeLace...

Chrome OS 87 adds tab search, Bluetooth battery levels, and more

A few weeks ago, Google released Chrome 87, which included performance improvements and other new features. The company is now rolling out some of the same features to Chrome OS. There are three main components to the Chrome OS 87 update (via 9to5Google): tab search, Bluetooth battery level in settings and quick settings, and new wallpaper options....

Tell us how You Use Your Phone over Christmas Break and Win a Huawei P40 Pro [Open to All Countries]

With the Christmas Holiday quickly approaching, Huawei wanted to give XDA users to chance to share their smartphone Holiday habits. This is also an opportunity to win the Huawei P40 Pro, which is one of the best smartphones of 2020. To participate in this giveaway, leave a comment detailing your Holiday smartphone habits. Win a P40 Pro! As technology...

Samsung to end support for select smartwatches and fitness trackers in 2021

Upgrading to a new device is nice, isn’t it? Except when that new device stops supporting your aging wearable. That’s reportedly what’s going to happen when the Galaxy S21 series launches early next year. According to Galaxy Club, a handful of Samsung smartwatches and fitness trackers flat-out won’t work with the new Galaxy S21 series, which we’re...

YouTube Music rolls out ‘2020 in review’ playlists

YouTube Music is celebrating its first ‘proper’ Christmas with the release of personalised ‘2020 in review’ playlist, currently rolling out to users. The offering is much the same as Spotify offers with its “Wrapped” synopsis of your activity through the year. However, unlike Spotify, YouTube Music is simply collating your Top 25-100 songs into a playlist,...

Microsoft Edge Canary gets Chrome’s Tab Group Collapse and Auto Create features

Microsoft Edge has seen a whole bunch of new features since it first reinvented itself as a Chromium-based browser earlier in the year. Even if you’re not a regular user, it’s always worth seeing what’s new because Microsoft has committed to contributing to the Chromium codebase, meaning whatever is new in Edge, may end up in Chrome, or Opera, or one...

Create perfect green screen backgrounds for Zoom with XSplit VCam: now 59% off

Appearing professional on Zoom can be a challenge sometimes. The last thing you want is clients or your boss looking at your messy bedroom. XSplit VCam offers a neat solution — this Windows app uses AI to replace or blur the background with a realistic alternative. It’s normally $49, but you can get the software today for just $19.99 at the XDA Developers...

Motorola ‘Nio’ live image gives us a glimpse of the upcoming Moto G smartphone with Snapdragon 800-series SoC

Motorola is set to launch its first Snapdragon 800 series powered mid-range handset in early 2021, and according to a new leaked image, ‘Nio’ is the one. That’s a code-name, of course. We expect the handset to roll out as a Moto G-branded device, as hinted at by President Sergio Buniac himself. We may even have had a brief glimpse of the new device...

Huawei Announces Winners of Global App Contest

Huawei, the world’s leading technology company, today announced the winners of Apps UP, its annual HMS global application innovation contest. This contest invited leading developers from around the world to create apps using the HMS and HMS Core full suite of tools and resources, in order to help Huawei device users navigate everyday life more easily....

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Restocks: Where and when to purchase your new graphics card

The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X may be getting a lot of retail spotlight, but there’s another piece of gaming hardware that shouldn’t be missed this holiday shopping season–the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080. NVIDIA’s newest, super-powerful graphics card has been getting a lot of buzz around the web, but there’s just been one problem… trying to buy one!...

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