Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus: Top 5 things you need to know

The 18:9 screen is new, but the rest of the phone should be familiar to anyone that has used a Redmi Note 4. Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi 5 Plus last month, bringing the 18:9 form factor to the budget segment. The Chinese manufacturer isn’t the first to roll out a budget phone with minimal bezels, but the company is once again showing that it can … Continue reading Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus: Top 5 things you need to know

HTC U11 EYEs specs and photos leak in full ahead of unveil, courtesy of HTC’s own site

It’s always funny when manufacturers leak their own products ahead of their official launches. The U11 EYEs was thoroughly leaked a couple of days ago by Evan Blass, but while that leak was more comprehensive than most, it still didn’t show everything. Now thanks to some mistakes at HTC, we can see all of the U11 EYEs’s specs in full, right down to the launch … Continue reading HTC U11 EYEs specs and photos leak in full ahead of unveil, courtesy of HTC’s own site

All of the mildly interesting miscellaneous stuff

CES 2018 was a busy show, as usual, and so it’s understandable that we let a few announcements slip through the cracks. The items in this wrap-up did not fall into the Android TV, Assistant, or Alexa “categories,” so they all got lumped into their own miscellaneous one. Some of these are actually pretty neat, even if they are only mildly interesting. August August is … Continue reading All of the mildly interesting miscellaneous stuff

Android’s notification dots are coming to Chrome OS

A new commit suggests that Chrome OS will soon get Android Oreo’s notification dots. Oreo wasn’t the biggest Android update ever released, but one of the features it did add was notification dots. Notification dots are those colorful circles that appear next to your app icons, and long-pressing on an app with one of these reveals the notification(s) for that app above your app shortcuts. … Continue reading Android’s notification dots are coming to Chrome OS