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Today, Google announced an updated Titan Security Key, based on USB-C for use with newer devices that sport this particular port. Supported by Android, Chrome OS, macOS, and Windows devices, Google describes this 2FA key as ideal for individuals who are at a higher risk of targeted attacks, such as activists, executives, politicians, and IT … Continued

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Categories: news, google, titan security key, usb-c

Best answer: Disney+ will have a ton of existing shows from places like The Disney Channel, but it'll also be the only place to check out new series from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and even Star Wars. All the Disney you can watch: DIsney+ ($70/year at Disney+) What TV shows are on Disney+? Disney+ is supposedly going to launch with a grand 7,000 hours of television for folks to sit down and watch. This will include existing shows from Disney, as well as some awesome new additions that will be...

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Best answer: Disney+ will include Disney movies, Pixar movies, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and even Star Wars. It's also going to have the best of 20th Century Fox for you to feast your eyes on. All Disney all the time: Disney+ (From $7/month at Disney+) Disney+ will include all of the Disney and Pixar movies you want to watch With Disney+, you'll be able to watch classic Disney movies and new favorites. It's going to feature hundreds of Disney movies going back decades, along with new...

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Pixel 4 gets the same start price as last year's Pixel 3. What you need to know Pixel 4 will have a starting price of $799 and 4 XL will be $899. These are the same prices that the Pixel 3 and 3 XL kicked off at. Prices are for the assumed 64GB variants, with an unknown cost increase for additional storage. We are less than 24 hours away from officially knowing everything about Google's newest phones, but we still keep getting leaks. Pricing leaks are now indicating that the Pixel 4 will...

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The Google Nest Mini, one of the last remaining unseen devices expected to be shown off tomorrow by Google, has now been revealed. The image above shows off the only exterior hardware difference, though there are some internal changes worth talking about. The leak comes from WinFuture, who posted chalk and charcoal versions (there could … Continued

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Categories: news, google, google home mini, nest mini, pixelbook go

Apple has also given the iPhone 11 Pro a triple camera and replaced the hardware, while the design remains the same. Our review shows what it can do.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Protecting your watch's screen is necessary to keep it looking great — and scratch-free. In order to do that for your Galaxy Watch Active, your screen protector has to be 40mm, round, and not completely frustrating to install. Thankfully, there are some solid choices out there that check all of these boxes. Tough as nails IQ Shield Screen Protector (6-Pack) Staff pick The IQ Shield screen protectors offer an easy wet-install method for a bubble-free experience. They're made with...

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The 2FA tool is made in collaboration with Yubico. Google has been one of the key players in developing many of the technologies and standards relating to two-factor authentication (2FA) in recent years. Alongside allowing you to use your Bluetooth devices or even your phone as an authentication key, the company also sells dedicated security keys aimed at higher-risk users. Now the company is announcing its embrace of the increasingly omnipresent USB-C standard for its security keys, with...

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The short version I'll cut to the chase: we are hiring a full-time news writer, ideally someone with experience in the field, and if that's you, you should apply right now by submitting your resume and cover letter. The full listing Here's the longer version: Android Central has always been about breaking news, and there is more of it to cover than ever. We're looking for someone with experience in the field, ideally at another Android blog or online publication, with a passion for Android,...

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You'll get free TV shows and movies without having to sign up for a Sling account. What you need to know Sling is bringing some free content to Android and Amazon Fire TV devices. It's already doing this on Roku. That'll include the Oct. 15 presidential debate. Sling today announced that it's bringing a bunch of free content to Android and Amazon Fire TV devices. that means no credit cards required. No Sling account sign-ups, even. Just load the app and start watching. As you'd expect, the...

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There might be light beyond the event horizon of that black hole after all. What you need to know Fortnite Chapter 2 - Season 1 launches on Tuesday, October 15. Chapter 2 looks to bring about an entirely new island to play on, including tons of new activities and vehicles. There will be brand new ways to play and level up, including fishing and other surprising activities. Unless you're been hiding under a rock the past 24 hours, you've probably heard about the big black hole that sucked up...

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Grab ghoulish garments for a limited time in this new seasonal event. What you need to know Apex Legends Season 3 is currently ongoing. There's a new event called Fight or Fright to celebrate the spooky season. The event begins tomorrow, bringing a new mode, limited time cosmetics and more. Apex Legends is free-to-play and you can download it from the PlayStation Store. Apex Legends Season 3 is well underway, bringing a new map and character for players to enjoy. That's not all Respawn...

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OnePlus has recently announced the OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro, albeit with some pretty strange release schedules. The US didn’t get the OnePlus 7, and this time we’re not getting the Pro model. There’s not a significant difference between the two, so they can still pretty successfully exist in a lineup together. While we […] Come comment on this article: OnePlus 7T review: strange release, but still a really good phone Visit TalkAndroid

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According to a carrier source of ours, Pixel 4 pricing will start at $799. For the larger Pixel 4 XL, pricing starts at $899. Should you want more internal storage, the price will go up from those figures, though, we have no confirmation on how much exactly. As you may know, exact pricing and the availability … Continued

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Categories: news, google, pixel 4, pixel 4 xl

According to a new forum post from OnePlus, the OxygenOS 10.0 rollout for the OnePlus 7 Pro was paused due to bugs. Those bugs have been fixed now and OxygenOS 10.0.1 is now headed to owners of the OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7. OnePlus doesn’t specifically mention which bugs are fixed, but when listing … Continued

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Categories: news, oneplus, oneplus 7 pro, oxygenos

Motorola's all-in-one GoPro competitor is affordable and features robust ultra-wide video recording. What you need to know Pre-orders for the Motorola One Action are open now on Motorola.com. There are lots of promotions for pre-orders, including a free Moto G6 in some circumstances. Record proper horizontal ultra-wide-angle video while holding the phone vertically. The Motorola One Action is now available for pre-order in the U.S. with units shipping just in time for Halloween on October...

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If you’re a GeForce NOW beta user who has been awaiting the official release of the service’s Android app from NVIDIA, we’re sorry, but you’re going to have to keep waiting a bit. If you’re tired of waiting and are ready to sideload the app that went live for South Korean users this week, you … Continued

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Categories: apps, games, news, android, geforce now, nvidia

There have been several issues with playing 4K content on the Nvidia Shield TV, and NVIDIA wasn’t particularly clear about what was causing the problems or what would fix it. It looks like that’s pretty much been fixed by now, though, with a new software update and some server-side changes rolling out. The update brings […] Come comment on this article: NVIDIA seems to have fixed 4K playback problems on the Shield TV Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android applications, android news, netflix, nvidia, shield tv, vudu

Four years ago, OnePlus brought us the OnePlus 2 and included a USB-C port. I’m not sure that it was the first phone on the planet with USB-C, but the fact that they went for it before almost anyone else as an up-and-coming company in the spotlight – even if it was a faux-USB-C port … Continued

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Categories: news, polls, google, lg, oneplus, oneplus 2, samsung, usb-c

Tired of running a vacuum cleaner a couple times a month? Get a robotic vacuum and never have to deal with it ever again. Anker currently has one of their Eufy RoboVacs on sale on Amazon today, offering an autonomous way to keep up with cleaning your house at a pretty nice discount. It’s a […] Come comment on this article: [Deal] Save $80 on one of Anker’s Eufy robotic vacuums, and it works with Alexa, too Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android accessories, android news, anker, deal, eufy

Samsung announced availability for the One UI Beta based on Android 10 early this morning, detailing that owners of a Galaxy S10 device would have first, but limited access. Specifically, if you own a Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, or Galaxy S10e you are eligible for the beta. As for what’s new in Android 10/One UI, … Continued

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Categories: featured, news, android 10, galaxy s10, galaxy s10 plus, galaxy s10 plus 5g, galaxy s10e, one ui, samsung

On October 15, Google will present the new Pixel 4 smartphones and maybe even some other devices. Here's how to watch the event and what we expect to see!(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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The infamous, ongoing “security” war between Huawei and the US has effectively banned Google services from the company’s upcoming smartphones. The new Mate 30 devices are the first to launch without the Play Store and Google’s suit of apps, despite a temporary license from the US allowing existing phones to maintain Google services. Although Huawei […] Come comment on this article: Huawei is set to load HarmonyOS on existing devices with dual boot support Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android manufacturers, android news, android phones, android software, emui 10, harmonyos, huawei, mate 30

In 2019, let's innovate in the world of smartphones! This Nubia Z20 offers two displays: one at the front and one at the back. But does it make sense?(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Headphones can be expensive. High-quality headphones can be really expensive. If you really wanted a nice set, would you be willing to pay a monthly fee for a rental service on a pair? That’s exactly what Nura is offering. They’re an Australian company that’s developed a pretty snazzy pair of headphones, and they apparently offer […] Come comment on this article: Would you pay a $10 subscription every month for a pair of high-end headphones? Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android accessories, android news, headphones, nura, nuranow, nuraphone

We know a lot about the Pixel 4 from the deluge of leaks and rumors over the last few months, but pricing has managed to stay mostly hidden. The Pixel 3 was honestly probably a little too expensive, but the Pixel 3a delivering a killer value at just $399, so no one was really sure […] Come comment on this article: Google will likely stick to insane pricing, Pixel 4 XL to cost $999 Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android leaks & rumours, android news, android phones, best buy, google, nest mini, pixel 4

The display notch has been a contentious design choice for smartphones over the past few years. Manufacturers have been trying to fit more screen on the face of a device, and it seems like everyone has settled on the notch being the easiest way to do that. Whether or not we agree with that is […] Come comment on this article: Xiaomi phone patent ditches the notch for selfie cameras crammed into corner bezels Visit TalkAndroid

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If you’ve dabbled with an NVIDIA Shield TV, you might be familiar with NVIDIA’s GeForce Now streaming service. Put simply, the service works kind of like Google Stadia or PlayStation Now and allows users to stream games to their smart devices without needing loud, powerful equipment. You can get tons of AAA titles on your […] Come comment on this article: [Update: App is rolling out] NVIDIA announces GeForce Now is heading to mobile, and they’re ramping up RTX support Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android gaming, android news, geforce now, nvidia, nvidia shield tv, stadia


The Galaxy Note is synonymous with “flagship” these days, but there’s a growing trend to release models with stripped down specs that offer the same general experience at a cheaper price (the Pixel 3a is a good example). Samsung is apparently close to launching a somewhat affordable Note model in Europe, which will provide the […] Come comment on this article: A Galaxy Note is heading to Europe with an affordable price tag Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android leaks & rumours, android manufacturers, android news, android phones, galaxy fold, galaxy note 10, galaxy note 10 plus, galaxy note 3 neo, pixel 3a

New apps and games appear every day on the Play Store. We help you to see more clearly by offering you our selection(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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I keep wondering if the leaks will stop, but each day, we see something else show up that’s related to Google’s new, still-not-announced phones, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. Here we are three days before Google officially shows them off and Best Buy Canada is out here letting you pre-order each device, while … Continued

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Categories: news, google, pixel 4, pixel 4 xl

Tile announced a refresh to their line of products, bringing some slight design changes and better functionality to the Tile Mate, Tile Pro, and Tile Slim. Each of these is made for different use cases, with differeing shapes and ways to stick them to your stuff. We got a chance to play with the entire […] Come comment on this article: [Review] Tile Slim, Tile Mate, and Tile Pro make Tile’s lineup just a little bit better Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: tile, tile mate, tile pro, tile slim

Gmail’s Dark Mode was thought to be a unicorn. Everyone we asked, no one had it. It seemed to be a very hard thing to find. However, as of 5 minutes ago, both Kellen and I have it for our Gmail apps. Considering Google said this was rolling out back in September, it’s about d*mn … Continued

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Categories: news, dark mode, gmail

During today’s DL Show, as we recapped our recent thoughts on the Galaxy Fold after spending a week with the device, labeling it the ultimate couch phone, we wondered about other form factors and whether or not they might be preferable. Specifically, we wondered which would be the better experience, having a phone like the … Continued

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Categories: news, foldables, galaxy fold, motorola, razr, samsung




The new OnePlus 7T is one of the most interesting smartphones on the market today. Here's why you might be tempted.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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We don't see many new Android tablets announced anymore, but today Huawei revealed exactly that. The Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite is a new tablet aimed at families. It's got features like Kid's Corner, which is a customized environment for children where parents can set time limits, control access to content, and use the fingerprint reader to create user profiles. Huawei has also included a Distance sensor to keep kids from putting their eyes too close to the tablet and a Posture Detect sensor...

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It's been awhile since Apple announced a new iPad mini, but that may finally be changing soon. Images that may show an updated iPad mini have made their way online. Posted to Twitter, the photos show the back of an iPad mini with a different cellular antenna than the iPad mini 4 that Apple currently sells (shown below), which is white or black plastic depending on which color the iPad mini is. This updated iPad mini uses a new antenna design with a more minimal antenna line, helping to keep...

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The Android gaming phone trend is officially in full swing, and the Nubia brand is getting in on it with a new device that's coming to North America and Europe. The Nubia Red Magic Mars is a new gaming phone with all of the high-end specs that you'd want out of a performance-focused device. That includes a Snapdragon 845 processor, up to 10GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of built-in storage. There's a 6-inch 2160x1080 display on the Red Magic Mars and 3D surround sound to help immerse you in the...

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Samsung took the CES 2019 stage today for its big press conference, and it had some significant news to share about its Bixby digital assistant. Samsung is working with Google to integrate Bixby with several popular Google apps. This includes Google Maps, Gmail, Google Play, and YouTube. However, Samsung didn't share much more on the effort, so it's not known when this Bixby integration will roll out. This is pretty big news for Bixby. To date, Samsung's assistant has been a bit lacking...

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We've known for a while now that 2019 was going to be a big year for 5G, but today Qualcomm has proved that with a new announcement. Qualcomm has announced that there are more than 30 5G mobile devices set to launch in 2019, the majority of which are smartphones. These devices will be powered by Qualcomm's new flagship Snapdragon 855 processor and the Snapdragon X50 5G modem family. Devices are expected to begin arriving in early 2019. Qualcomm went on to explain that devices powered by the...

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After AT&T confirmed last month that it would begin rolling out a "5G E" indicator to select Android devices with support for its 5G Evolution network, updates to enable that indicator have begun rolling out. AT&T is now updating the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, LG V30, and LG V40 ThinQ to add the 5G Evolution network indicator. The Galaxy S8 Active is receiving an update to version R16NW.G892AUCU3BRL1 that also includes the December 1, 2018 Android security patches, while the LG V30 is getting...

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The start of a new month means new Android security patches from Google. Google today released the January 2018 Android security updates for Pixel devices. The full factory images and the OTA images are now available for download for the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel, Pixel XL, and Pixel C. Unfortunately for Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X owners, there are no images available for those devices, which means that the December 2018 update may be the last that the Nexus phones receive....

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After taking some time off for the holidays, Apple has resumed its iOS 12.1.3 beta testing. Apple today released iOS 12.1.3 beta 3 to registered developers. The update can be downloaded over the air by going to Settings > General > Software Update on your iPhone or iPad, or you can point your computer's web browser to the Apple Developer Center on the web. As noted by MacRumors, this is actually only the second iOS 12.1.3 beta update released by Apple. It contains the same changes that were...

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Looks like Samsung isn't the only smart TV maker that's adding Apple AirPlay 2 support to its televisions. LG and Vizio have confirmed that they'll be adding Apple's AirPlay 2 functionality to their smart TVs in 2019. During its CES 2019 event, LG revealed that Apple AirPlay, AirPlay Audio, and HomeKit support will be added to its 2019 TVs. There aren't many other details on LG's plans quite yet, but we should hear more soon. As one of Apple’s first TV partners, LG is adding Apple AirPlay,...

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At the tail end of last year, AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile all confirmed that they were planning to launch a 5G Samsung smartphone in 2019. Now Sprint has done the same. Sprint today revealed that it will launch a 5G smartphone from Samsung in summer 2019. The device will include support for both 5G and 4G LTE coverage. For 5G and LTE, it'll offer support for Sprint's 2.5GHz spectrum. Also included will be support for 1.9GHz (Band 25), 800MHz (Band 26), and other LTE spectrum bands for...

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