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A lot of unlisted YouTube videos are about to be made private

If you used YouTube to upload videos as “unlisted” before January 1st, 2017, then a change taking effect July 23rd will make all of those unlisted videos private unless you opt-out. If you’re okay with your old unlisted videos going private, then you won’t need to do anything. The change comes as Google says that in 2017, they released an update including...

These are the Best 4K 120Hz TVs for Console Gaming: LG C1, Samsung QN90A, and more!

If you’re planning to play games using the PlayStation 5 or the Xbox Series X, it’s worth investing in a TV that can take full advantage of what these new consoles can offer. One of the key updates in both these consoles is support for 120fps gaming at 4K resolution. The last generation of Microsoft and Sony game consoles only supported up to 60fps....

Easily spoof your location on Android and iOS

During the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdowns spread across the world, resulting in people spending a lot of their time indoors. With less people traveling, many apps do not get to take advantage of geo-location features, which can offer different experiences. To solve this issue, users can use a fake location on Android, to be able to continue to access...

Google releases Android 12 Beta 2.1 with multiple bug fixes

Google released Android 12 Beta 2 a few weeks back, introducing the first bits of Material You (specifically the new theme engine), the new privacy dashboard, and a lot of other small changes and improvements. There are going to be more beta updates before the final release, but today, Google has released Android 12 Beta 2.1 to address some bugs that...

Sony’s Xperia 1 III is going up for pre-order in the US soon at a sky-high price

The Sony Xperia 1 III was announced earlier in the year, and Sony promised pre-orders will be available sometime in the “early summer”. Oddly, the phone is already available in China for purchase, and we even got our hands on one for some brief testing. Sony U.S. now lists the phone for purchase, with pre-orders starting on July 1st at a starting price...

XDA Basics: Here’s how to reset Windows 11 to its factory settings

Over time, computers can accumulate junk files that take up valuable storage space and slow down your PC. It’s just the way computers work, and the longer you use them, the more files you’ll have. Updates and apps you install can also create some problems if the installation process doesn’t go as smoothly as expected. Windows offers ways to clean up...

These phones support HD Voice, WiFi Calling, and 5G on AT&T

American carriers make things unnecessarily complicated when it comes to bringing your own unlocked device, and that’s usually on purpose. Even if your phone has all the necessary hardware, unless it passes some additional “certifications” to get put on the carrier’s whitelist, your perfectly capable phone won’t be able to access features like voice...

How to watch Microsoft’s Windows 11 launch event

We’re now less than 24 hours away from Microsoft’s launch event for Windows 11, its next-generation operating system. As we’ve already seen from a leaked build, it comes with a new UI. Don’t worry though, as Microsoft will definitely have more to say at its event. When: June 24, 2021 at 11am ET Microsoft rarely announces events set in Eastern Time....

XDA Basics: How to check Mobile Data Usage on Android

Some people are lucky enough to actually have an unlimited data plan on their smartphones. Others, however, are not that lucky. Keeping tabs on your mobile data usage is essential to keep you from either running out of data or overpaying on your cellphone plan. So what can you do as an Android user if you want to keep an eye on how much data you’re...

A 100W+ car charger is coming soon with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 5

Back in 2020, Qualcomm announced Quick Charge 5.0, the company’s latest fast charging protocol. The Quick Charge 5.0 standard promises up to 100W charging speed, fast enough to fully charge a 4,500mAh battery in just 15 minutes. Unlike fast-charging solutions from the likes of OPPO and Xiaomi, Qualcomm’s fast charging solution is open to everyone, meaning...

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