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I hate my Mac – Here’s why I’m moving to Windows

As introductions go, this is definitely one of the more divisive ways to introduce myself. But where’s the fun in being prudent? After a decade of worshiping the shiny Apple logo on my Mac, I’ve finally seen the light and will be switching to my first Windows OS since Windows XP. Considering I just used the words “worship” and “Apple” in the same sentence,...

Basic Call Recorder is a no-nonsense call recording solution for rooted devices

Recording a call is often associated with risky business, but the feature is sought out for many reasons. A call recorder comes in handy when you wish to ensure that you don’t miss any vital detail during an interview or a business call without having to jot down things manually. However, getting a third-party call recording app from the Play Store...

Vivo X80 Pro Review: The best camera on a smartphone, once again

When it comes to Chinese phone brands’ reputation on an international stage, Vivo probably isn’t as well known as Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO, or OnePlus. But those of us who follow the smartphone scene closely know Vivo has been making really good phones for a couple of years now, and last fall’s Vivo X70 Pro Plus was, in my opinion, the best smartphone camera...

Goodix introduces new Bluetooth LE and ToF solutions

Technology is quite complicated. As a consumer, we rarely get to see all the bits and pieces that make a product work. In one device, it’s not uncommon to have tens or maybe hundreds of parts, sourced from different companies. Goodix Technology is a supplier of such parts, manufacturing optical under-display fingerprint scanners and audio solutions,...

What is LSPosed, and what can you do with it on your Android device?

We’ve talked about Magisk and its modules in the past, and how they offer a world of modifications to be done in a “systemless” manner. Magisk’s overlay-based interface has ballooned in popularity much like Xposed had, and not without good reason too. In addition to all the benefits that going systemless brings to the table, Magisk can be utilized to...

Amazon Fire OS 8 adds updates from Android 10 and Android 11

Amazon recently announced its latest tablets, the Amazon Fire 7 and Amazon Fire 7 Kids. The Fire 7 tablet is the best bang for the buck in Amazon’s tablet line, with the latest editions offering an updated SoC, more RAM, better battery life, and Fire OS 8. According to Amazon, Fire OS 8 will incorporate updates from Android 10 and Android 11. What you...

Windows Subsystem for Android now runs Android 12L and gets lots of improvements

Microsoft is rolling out an update for the Windows Subsystem for Android for Insiders running the latest build of Windows 11 in either the Dev or Beta channels. This update, version 2204.40000.15.0, brings along a ton of improvements, starting with the fact that WSA now runs Android 12.1, which is more commonly known as Android 12L. There’s a lot...

OPPO Product Ambassadors Program – Highlights from these Savvy and Spirited Pacesetters

In February of 2022, OPPO began recruiting people to be a part of their Product Ambassador Program. This was timed with the release of the OPPO Find X5 Pro, which members of this program received as a benefit. As these members have documented their experience with this phone, we can see reviews and feedback from people of all different walks of life....

Wyze app update supports grouping lighting family products, account deletion, and more

Wyze products are a solid choice for smart home fans. The company sells a wide variety of devices, including security cameras, locks, doorbells, and much more. A wise decision before investing in smart home products, though, would be checking if they’re actively supported. After all, security vulnerabilities surface all the time, and you would want...

HP Spectre x360 13.5 (2022) vs HP Envy x360 13 (2022): Comparing HP’s new premium laptops

HP recently introduced refreshed versions of most of its premium laptops. Of course, that includes the top-of-the-line HP Spectre x360 family, but HP also introduced the new Envy family, which is a slightly more mainstream, but still premium series of laptops and convertibles. These laptops have a lot in common, but they do have different price points,...

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