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POCO X4 Pro 5G is official with a 108MP camera, 67W ‘turbo’ charging

The M4 Pro is POCO's first M-series phone to feature an AMOLED screen. What you need to know POCO has announced two new phones at MWC 2022. The POCO X4 Pro 5G is a rebranded version of the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G. POCO M4 Pro, on the other hand, is based on the Redmi Note 11S. Xiaomi's POCO sub-brand has expanded its smartphone portfolio with the launch of two new budget phones. Like most POCO devices, however, the new X4 Pro 5G and M4 Pro aren't actually all-new. Besides the slightly different design, the POCO X4 Pro 5G is identical to the global Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G — one of Xiaomi's best budget Android phones . It sports a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, and a 360Hz touch sampling rate. Powering the X4 Pro 5G is Qualcomm's 6nm Snapdragon 695 chipset, paired with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB of UFS 2.2 storage. The large camera bump on the back of the phone houses a triple-lens setup wit

Here's how to get all your music streaming on an Amazon Echo

Smart speakers are quickly becoming the norm for many households. People have a variety of reasons to add one to their homes, from controlling smart home devices to using them as an intercom. But perhaps the most common use is as a speaker to play audio. Whether music, podcasts, or audiobooks, smart speakers are great for listening to audio — especially Amazon Echo devices. With access to multiple music services on an Amazon Echo, you can get your favorite audio all in one place, and here's how. How to play multiple music services on your Amazon Echo As some of the best smart speakers on the market, Amazon Echo devices span from the high-fidelity Amazon Echo Studio to the small, but powerful Echo Dot — with many in between. Regardless of which speaker you use, connecting your favorite music services to your Alexa account will make your audio accessible to all your Echo devices. Open the Alexa app on your phone. Tap More in the bottom right of the screen Select ⚙️Sett

These are the best Stadia games available to play right now in 2022

Google has some of the biggest AAA games on its platform, and the catalog keeps getting bigger and better. With more than a year on the market, dozens of games on Stadia are available to play instantly with no downloads, patches, or updates required. So whether you love shooters, RPGs, online multiplayer, platformers, indies, or something in between, there are undoubtedly games for you on Stadia. Here's our list of the best Google Stadia games available to you right now. Featured favorite Cyberpunk 2077 for Stadia CD Projekt RED's open-world epic may not be the genre-defining revolution a lot had hoped for, but the Stadia version plays great. While the PS4 and Xbox One editions currently suffer from horrible performance issues and tons of bugs, the Stadia version is comparable to playing on a gaming PC and is arguably the best way to play the game. I enjoyed it quite a lot in my review and am excited to see it get better. $60 at Stadia Gather your party Baldur&

Sony WF-1000XM4: 10 things to know before you buy

Almost perfect-feature earbuds in a tiny package. The Sony WF-1000XM4 are the company's latest premium flagship earbuds. They have been in the market for a while now, which means there are already several reviews to help make your purchase decision easier. Ara Wagoner hailed them as close to perfect in her review . So why read yet another take on the same earbuds after months of launch? Well, after the newness wears off, initial impressions might change. I've been using the XM4 earbuds for a while, and I noticed nuances during my day-to-day usage. The Sony earphones are feature-rich on paper, but do these features translate into real-life advantages? Do these fancy features even come into use in everyday life? After several months, let's reevaluate what you know about the Sony WF-1000XM4 . Jump to: What's good What's bad Things I like about the Sony WF-1000XM4 earbuds There's no doubt about it; these are still some great earbuds. They are jam-pa

Play on — these are the best sports games for Android

Get your game on — even in the off-season — with the best sports games available for Android. After a few golden years of fantastic entries, it seems like most mobile sports games have succumbed to the freemium model. There are far too few quality titles available that just let you jump into the game without having to deal with player cards, pointless upgrades, or waiting for stamina meters to refill. Nearly all the top mobile sports game franchises have switched over to a team-building system that requires you to unlock (or buy) card packs to upgrade your team. However, there are still great games to be played. We've tried to cover the five major North American sports here with some extras thrown in for fun. Be sure to note which games are more sim-based for the hardcore sports fan and which ones offer a more arcade-like option for casual players. Want something a bit less sporty? We have a list of the best Android games overall , too! Best sports games for Android Austr