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ZTE Attaches Two Displays, Throws in a Snapdragon 821, Calls It the Axon M and Prices It at $725

ZTE and AT&T announced a new phone this morning, one that isn’t like your typical smartphone. Usually, a smartphone has one display and we’ll sit here and argue about its resolution or bezels or some other nonsense. Well, the Axon M is qu.....»»

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Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL Battery Life: No Worries Here

After almost a full week’s worth of testing (unboxing, camera comparisons, first 10 things, etc.), I think Tim and I have no hesitation in saying that the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are solid in the battery life department. He’s hammered on t.....»»

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Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL Unboxing!

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are arriving on doorsteps in a couple of days and we’ve had them in house for long enough to bring you all the goodness. Well, our Pixel 2 review will be up shortly, but we’ve got the first 10 things you should.....»»

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Pixel 2 has Google’s First In-House Chipset Called Pixel Visual Core, Aims to Bring HDR+ to More Apps

All of the talk in recent years about Google possibly designing its own in-house chipsets for phones has come true in a way on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. This morning, Google announced that both phones contain Google’s first custom-designed S.....»»

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Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL: First 10 Things to Do!

Alright, so you watched our Pixel 2 unboxing and hopefully dove into our big Pixel 2 vs. V30 vs. Galaxy Note 8 camera comparison. Now, though, it’s time to talk about what the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL can do on their own with our First 10 Things.....»»

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Camera Shootout: Google Pixel 2 vs. LG V30 vs. Galaxy Note 8

It’s the battle of the 2017 heavyweights, smartphone camera style. If you haven’t yet noticed, it seems that all major 2017 launches from Android OEMs have great cameras included, and really, what you may think is best is very subjective.....»»

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Android Oreo 8.1 is Headed to Pixel Phones in the “Coming Weeks”

Not only did Google announced the Pixel Visual Core this morning, the company’s first in-house SoC for smartphones, they also announced that an Android 8.1 update is arriving in the “coming weeks.” Through their blog post with detai.....»»

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New Nova Launcher 5.5 Beta Adds Searchbar to Dock Option, Fun Icon Animations, More

A new Nova Launcher v5.5 beta update is available now to beta participants and it includes some of the goodness from the Pixel Launcher in the Pixel 2, as well as other Oreo-styled items. For one, you can now add the search bar directly to the dock i.....»»

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Your Pet Photos Will Now Show Up Alongside Your Friends and Family in Google Photos

Because we all take massive amounts of pictures of our pets thanks to all of our pets being awesome, Google is making it easier to locate them all in Google Photos. Starting today and rolling out globally, Google will start showing your cats and dogs.....»»

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Google WiFi Adds Site Blocking to Keep Away Inappropriate Websites From Your Kids

Google WiFi, a heck of deal in the mesh WiFi router game, received an update today that gives admins the ability to turn on site blocking. That’s a techie way of saying that Google is giving parents a way to block unwanted content from their ki.....»»

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DEAL: Get $150 Off Verizon and AT&T Galaxy Note 8 Models at Best Buy

For what’s sure to be a limited time, folks can save $150 on select Galaxy Note 8 models at Best Buy when you purchase the phone with a device payment plan. According to the listings on Best Buy’s website, only the Verizon and AT&T varian.....»»

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Download: Pixel 2’s Live Wallpapers on Your Device

Last week, the Pixel 2’s updated Pixel Launcher and Camera app both made their way onto online Android nerd rooms, so it’s no surprise that the new live wallpapers from Google’s new phones did as well. We’re talking about the.....»»

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Open Beta for Oreo Update Now Available to OnePlus 3, 3T Owners

Announced this weekend, an open beta for Android 8.0 “Oreo” is now available to owners of a OnePlus 3 or OnePlus 3T. Is that awesome? You better believe it. Somewhat on the sad side of this news, it was announced back in August that Oreo.....»»

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Huawei Announces the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, Once Again Without US Details

Huawei announced its new flagship phones this morning, the Huawei Mate 10 (pictured below) and Mate 10 Pro (pictured above). These phones have been reported about, thanks to leaks, for weeks and weeks now, but we’ve been handed the official d.....»»

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Weekly Recap: LG V30 In-House and White Essential Phone Available for Purchase

At long last, our retail unit of the LG V30 arrived in the DL offices, so we started the process or reviewing it. We can’t say when exactly we’ll have it up, but it won’t take forever, we promise. In the meantime, we posted up an un.....»»

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You Can Now Order Food Via the Facebook App

Announced today, users can now order food for takeout or delivery directly through the Facebook app. We’re talking pizza, burgers, or anything else you might be in the mood for. Simply open the app, search for what you want, place the order, an.....»»

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Good Guy Google Drops Price of Headphone Jack Adapter From $20 to $9

When the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were announced, I think it’s safe to say that everyone was a little shocked to learn Google’s own USB Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter was priced at a whopping $20. That ain’t cheap for a little.....»»

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DEAL: Grab Aukey’s USB to USB Type-C Adapters at a Discount Thanks to Coupon Codes

For a limited time, you can grab yourself a handy dandy 2-pack of USB-A to USB Type-C adapters from Aukey, perfect for usage with your new MacBook Pro or Android device that features USB Type-C. According to the product listings, these adapters are U.....»»

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DL Q&A Sessions: Volume 49 Answers

We have answers to your questions on this lovely Friday, wrapping up Volume 49 of the DL Q&A Sessions. This week, we got a nice variety of questions, ranging in topic from batteries, disappearing bezels, Android Wear, and our recommendations for devi.....»»

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Download and Try Out the Pixel 2’s Custom Launcher and Camera App

Courtesy of the good folks over at XDA, the Pixel 2’s custom Pixel Launcher and updated Google Camera app with Motion Photo and Face Retouching are available for download and installing on other Android-powered devices. For the Pixel Launcher,.....»»

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