Author Archives: Rajesh Pandey

About Rajesh Pandey

Rajesh is a 21-year old freelance writer from Kolkata, India. He loves to tinker around with his Android devices and flash custom ROMs on them.

How To Use Mi Remote on Xiaomi Mi A1 To Control TV, AC, & Other Devices

How To Use Mi Remote on Xiaomi Mi A1 To Control TV, AC, & Other Devices

The Mi A1 might be advertised as an Android One handset but deep down, it is still a Xiaomi handset. After all the device is essentially a rebranded version of the Mi 5X running a stock build of Android Nougat. This means that just like every other Xiaomi device, the Mi A1 also comes with a useful IR blaster.

How to Lock Apps Using Fingerprint Scanner on Xiaomi Mi A1

How to Lock Apps Using Fingerprint Scanner on Xiaomi Mi A1

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is more of a Google phone than a Xiaomi device due to its Android One handset which means it runs on a near-stock build of Android Nougat. This means that all the extra features that one is generally accustomed to in a Xiaomi device are missing from the Mi A1. This includes the ability to lock apps using the fingerprint scanner.

App Allows Google Pixel 2’s Active Edge Functionality to Be Remapped to Any App

App Allows Google Pixel 2’s Active Edge Functionality to Be Remapped to Any App

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL come with a squeezable frame similar to HTC U11 dubbed ActiveEdge. While HTC allows one to customise the squeeze actions, Google has limited the feature to certain actions which include opening Google Assistant and silencing incoming calls.

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Daydream VR Headset, and Google Home Mini Go on Sale Today

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Daydream VR Headset, and Google Home Mini Go on Sale Today

After initially being unveiled earlier this month, the Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, and the Google Home mini are now on sale in the United States and Canada.

‘Linux on DeX’ Will Allow Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 Owners to Code on the Go

‘Linux on DeX’ Will Allow Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 Owners to Code on the Go

When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S8 earlier this year, it also announced Dex Station. The accessory essentially turned the Galaxy S8 into a mini computer. Simply plug the handset into the dock, connect a mouse and keyboard and a display, and you would then get a desktop-like experience with the ability to multitasking with multiple apps and run them in full-screen mode.

Everything You Need to Know About the Google Pixel 2 XL’s POLED Display Issue

Everything You Need to Know About the Google Pixel 2 XL’s POLED Display Issue

Ever since the first Pixel 2 XL reviews hit the web, there has been a lot of chatter about the 6-inch POLED display of the device. The LG-sourced panel has been heavily criticised for its subpar performance compared to OLED panels sourced from Samsung.

Google Partners with Samsung to Extend ARCore To Galaxy S8 and Note 8

Google Partners with Samsung to Extend ARCore To Galaxy S8 and Note 8

Samsung and Google have entered into a new partnership to bring ARCore — Google’s platform for building Augmented Reality apps — to its flagship lineup of Galaxy devices. This includes the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and the Galaxy Note 8.

Nokia 7 Launched in China with ‘Bothie’ Camera, Snapdragon 630, 5.2-Inch Display

Nokia 7 Launched in China with ‘Bothie’ Camera, Snapdragon 630, 5.2-Inch Display

Nokia today unveiled the Nokia 7, a new mid-range handset from the company packing some features found in its current flagship — the Nokia 8. The handset comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD display, 3000mAh battery, and a 16MP rear shooter with an f/1.8 aperture.

Google Pixel 2 Automatically Switches to a Dark Theme When A Dark Wallpaper is Applied

Google Pixel 2 Automatically Switches to a Dark Theme When A Dark Wallpaper is Applied

Android users have long yearned for a dark theme for the OS but their requests have only felt on deaf ears so far. With the Pixel 2 and the new Google Launcher on it, Google does seem to have paid some attention to what its users have been asking for all these years.

Samsung Galaxy S8 to Gain Portrait Mode with Future Software Update

Samsung Galaxy S8 to Gain Portrait Mode with Future Software Update

Samsung is seemingly looking to bring Portrait mode to the Galaxy S8 with a future software update. Thanks to the dual-camera setup on the Galaxy Note 8, Samsung is able to offer a Portrait mode feature called Live Focus on the device. However, the Galaxy S8 only comes with a single 12MP shooter at its rear.