About the Author

Damien Wilde

@iamdamienwilde

Damien is 9to5Google’s resident Video Producer and proud Yorkshireman.

Be sure to follow him on Twitter for insights and upcoming video updates, a word of warning though, you can also expect lots of football (soccer) talk.

Damien Wilde's Favorite Gear

Today

9to5Google Daily 326: The Pixel 4 has a dirty display refresh rate secret

Listen to a recap of all the top 9to5Google stories of the day. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google PlayiTunes and Apple’s Podcasts appStitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players.

Pixel 4 pre-orders are on their way to those of you that couldn’t wait until the device hit stores but for UK fans, we have a really special edition unboxing of the ‘Cereal’ Pixel 4 to (literally) enjoy.

expand full story

Considering just how much hype was generated by leaks and reveals ahead of the Google Pixel 4 launch, it’s kind of surprising that one managed to slip the net — Google Cereal.

expand full story

WhatsApp adds group privacy options, blacklists in the latest beta build

The long-awaited group privacy and blacklist options for WhatsApp groups is now rolling out in the latest beta build.

Google researchers today officially announced a major breakthrough in quantum computing after creating a processor that is capable of performing calculations exponentially faster than even the most powerful supercomputers.

expand full story

According to reports, the folding Huawei Mate X is set to ship next month with a price tag of around $2,400 in China.

expand full story

ARM unveils four brand new mid-range chips aimed at affordable smartphones

ARM has unveiled four brand new midrange chips aimed at more affordable smartphones and everyday smart home tech that will enable AR, high-fidelity gaming, and more.

October 22

Google News is now set to offer enhanced coverage of the world’s premier intercontinental club soccer tournament, the UEFA Champions League.

expand full story

Reviewing the Huawei Mate 30 Pro is one of the hardest I’ve ever had to write or produce — with the reasons being quite glaringly obvious.

expand full story

9to5Google Daily 325: A firmware update could brick your Google Home

Listen to a recap of all the top 9to5Google stories of the day. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google PlayiTunes and Apple’s Podcasts appStitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players.

YouTube app adds HDR video support for the iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max

The brand new iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max have now gained the ability to view HDR video within the YouTube iOS app.

Some UK banks blacklist the Galaxy S10 over fingerprint scanner concerns

After reports that the Samsung Galaxy S10’s fingerprint scanner can be fooled by cheap third-party screens protectors, some UK banks are now blacklisting the phone in a bid to protect their customers.

October 21

Despite the flawed nature of ranking cameras using a point-based system, the Google Pixel 4 has achieved a 112-point score from the defacto industry camera experts DxOMark.

expand full story

9to5Google Daily 324: Pixel 4 reviews galore, Google Photos unlimited photos loophole set to slam shut

Listen to a recap of all the top 9to5Google stories of the day. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google PlayiTunes and Apple’s Podcasts appStitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players.

Samsung Galaxy S7 now receiving October 2019 security patch

Despite being over three years old at this point, the Samsung Galaxy S7 is now receiving the October 2019 security patch.

As recently reported by our sister site 9to5Mac, a recent photo format loophole currently gives iPhones free unlimited Google Photos storage, while the Pixel 4 was left without the same ability.

expand full story

YouTube Music now appears to be usable if you travel to unsupported nations

Restrictions placed upon YouTube Music mean that even if you live in an eligible nation, you might notice problems when you travel to regions where the streaming service is not officially supported.

It appears that several new camera features from the Pixel 4 won’t be heading to the Pixel 3 and 3a with Dual Exposure Controls and Live HDR not making the jump to the previous generation handsets.

expand full story

OxygenOS 10.0.4 rolling out for the OnePlus 7T, 7T Pro w/ more camera boosts

The latest iteration of ultra-slim OxygenOS version 10.0.4 is now rolling out to the OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro with mostly optimizations and device enhancements.

October 18

The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ are fantastic smartphones with a truly gorgeous design that you might want to protect with a case or multiple cases.

expand full story

Powered by WordPress.com VIP