xda-developers

Android and Windows Mobile Smartphone Developers Community

Latest articles

How to code in Android Studio from any device with JetBrains Projector

JetBrains is the company behind some of the most popular IDEs, including IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm, and PhpStorm. Even Android Studio, Google’s sort-of in-house IDE for Android development, is based on IntelliJ. While IntelliJ’s IDEs are popular for a reason (they’re good), they can be a little heavy at times. IntelliJ and Android Studio can take up a...

Samsung Galaxy S21 vs iPhone 12 Mini: Which small phone is for you?

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been testing Samsung’s brand new Galaxy S21 series against Apple’s iPhone 12 series, beginning with the middle one and then the biggest one. Now it’s time for the smallest ones to shine. If you dislike the trend of phones getting bigger and bigger, then the iPhone 12 Mini and the Galaxy S21 are both small phones (to varying...

Play PUBG Mobile and other Android games with a controller using Mantis Gamepad

Mobile gaming has taken a huge leap over the past few years. With improvements in hardware and graphics technologies as well as various software innovations, one can enjoy high-quality games capable of matching (if not better than) some of the gaming consoles in the market. We also have a variety of game streaming services, including NVIDIA GeForce...

Here are six things iOS 15 could learn from Android 12

Apple’s iOS 14.5 beta has just recently gone live, and while it brings some incremental improvements to the iOS software that ran out of the box in the iPhone 12 series, we here at XDA feel iOS still has some ways to go before matching Android in usability (okay, fine, we may be just a bit biased…). With the next new version of iOS (15) likely being...

Realme Narzo 20 starts receiving stable Android 11 update with Realme UI 2.0

After letting select Realme Narzo 20 owners test drive the Android 11 update through an Early Access program in November, Realme is finally rolling out a stable Realme UI 2.0 update to its last year’s budget smartphone. In a post over at Realme Community, the company has announced it has started rolling out stable Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11...

Google Camera 8.2 makes it even easier to quickly take videos

Over the years, Google has made changes to its Camera app that have refined the experience, and the company is making yet another tweak that will improve how you use it. In Google Camera 8.2.204, users will be able to record hands-free video with just a few swipes. The feature builds on a quick capture setting that was originally introduced in Google...

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy M51 are the latest to get the Android 11 update with One UI 3.1

Samsung continues to defy expectations by releasing new Android updates for its vast catalog of devices. Over the past several months, the company has really pushed back against its reputation of lagging behind with Android updates, bringing Android 11 with One UI 3.1 to more of its devices just this week. And the company is back today with yet another...

Google Chrome makes experimental features much easier to test

Google this week announced plans to release major Chrome updates more frequently — from six weeks to four weeks. To go along with that news, the search giant announced it’s making experimental features easier to test as they’re in development. According to Alex Ainslie (via 9to5Google), head of design at Google Chrome, Canary users (and soon Dev and...

Alleged Snapdragon 775 leak details Qualcomm’s next upper mid-range SoC

Qualcomm captures a good part of the Android smartphone market, and for good reason. The company offers a rather extensive portfolio of SoC options to phone OEMs, starting from the budget options that we see on Android Go devices, all the way up to the flagship 8xx series SoC that we see on top-tier Android smartphones. Of this wide portfolio, SoCs...

Fitbit Ace 3 specs and launch date reportedly leaked

Fitbit is reportedly preparing to release a new wearable aimed at kids, and it could launch as early as March 15. The device is expected to be Fitbit’s first wearables launched under Google. WinFuture reports the Fitbit Ace 3 will launch in two colors and feature a durable design to easily withstand whatever mischief your kids get into. The Ace 3 will...

Discover, share and read the best on the web

Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters! Get unfiltered news feeds or filter them to your liking.

Get Inoreader
Inoreader - Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters!