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Are AR glasses really the technology of the future? We had a tantalizing glimpse of its potential when we had a chance to try the Magic Leap One, a much-hyped product that promised a revolutionary experience. We also speak with a developer about the work that needs to be done to make this magic real.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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We have to go back! Black Friday has come and gone, but Amazon wants to give you another shot at scoring its best pricing of the year on select Fire TV devices. These discounts are only around for a limited time, and there's no telling when the prices will be back again once they expire. The most-purchased item of 2018 was the Fire TV Stick, according to the Best of Prime list and right now you can get it for only $24.99. Or, add two to your cart and you'll get them for $40. This price is...

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CES 2019 is just around the corner and we have high hopes for this year's show. With the latest technological innovations coming to Vegas, here is all the news covering smartphone and mobile, AI, mobility, AR and VR, smart home and wearable tech!(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Google’s Call Screen feature is one of the coolest, and handiest, software features the company has launched. The feature was first introduced in the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL before making its way to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Now, [...]

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Categories: news, call screen, google pixel, google pixel xl, pixel, pixel xl

Whether you're looking for new tech gear or household items, we've got you covered. There's never a shortage of deals available, but sorting through all of them can be difficult at times. We've handpicked all the best tech, and everyday essentials discounts that you can take advantage of right now and brought them to one central location. From white noise to mechanical keyboards, these are today's best discounts! Tech Deals Everyday Essentials If you want to know about the deals...

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For each generation of Pixel phones, Google has offered a regular model and an XL variant. Now it looks like that may be true for the rumored Pixel 3 Lite as well. New renders claim to show both the Google Pixel 3 [...]

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Categories: news, google, google pixel 3, google pixel 3 lite, google pixel 3 lite xl, google pixel 3 xl, popular, sargo

Ever wanted to take a quick photo on your smartphone but don't necessarily want the shutter sound to go off? Find out how to disable the camera shutter sound on Android.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Want to know what's going on with Kingdom Hearts 3? Here's everything we know so far In the early years of gaming, there were quite a few swings taken at the creation of a game utilizing Disney properties. Most of those games ranged anywhere from unplayable to mediocre as far as quality goes. Then in 2002, Square Enix released Kingdom Hearts onto the PlayStation 2. Disney fans and gamers rejoiced as they finally had a significant video game with Disney characters. Thus far, there have been...

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If you're looking to get me a Christmas present... Grab the newest generation Kindle Paperwhite, some over-ear Bluetooth headphones, and a three-month free trial to Audible in a bundle for $139 on Amazon. This is a brand new bundle that has never been on sale before. It's priced at $210 normally and will probably return to that price soon. Considering the brand-new Paperwhite was $130 when it released in mid-October and is still $100 right now, you're getting a lot of extras for less than $40...

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Here's what we know about the mysterious mid-range Pixel phone. Google's Pixel 3 and 3 XL smartphones are two of the very best Android devices you can buy — if you have at least $800. We've heard talk of a mid-range Pixel phone for a while now, and in either late 2018 or early 2019, it looks it could become a reality in the form of the Pixel 3 Lite. Here's everything we know so far about Google's third entry in the Pixel 3 series! The latest Pixel 3 Lite news December 9, 2018 — Pixel 3...

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The high price of Pixel devices is hard to swallow. Some of us still haven’t forgotten the budget-priced Nexus devices and how Google has moved far away from them and their tantalizing pricing. However, you have yet another chance to pick up a Pixel 3 for a decent discount. The

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As usual, we present you our list of the best Android apps of the week. These are games and applications of all kinds selected by our editors and our community. Feel free to submit your own applications for comments or on our forum.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Chromium isn't just another Google product — it can be anything you want it to be thanks to its open-source license. Microsoft's announcement that it will rebuild its Edge browser using Chromium was a bit of a shocker. It almost sounds like Microsoft has decided to let Google build the web browser of choice for Windows computers, and that's a change that would affect a couple billion people, most of which wouldn't even know, as long as they see the familiar icon in the Start menu. It would...

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The Google Pixel 2 XL is a beautifully designed phone, and with the Pixel 3 now stealing the spotlight it means that many people might be upgrading to last year's Google flagship. Google always makes some really interesting cases including the customizable Live Cases or stylish Fabric cases, but if you're looking to save some money and pocket space, the Spigen Thin Fit is a great option. We've rounded all those and more great options for the Pixel 2 XL. Make your own Google Live...

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Top products for your teeth, skin, and more personal care discounted today only! Even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, the holiday shopping season is still very much in full swing. Amazon has just kicked off its '12 Days of Deals' promotion, which will bring along with it a variety of discounts each day in a particular product category. Whether you need to whiten your teeth or massage your back, today has deals covering all sorts of personal care. Schick, Mynt, Rugged &...

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Google opened up another round of holiday deals today in the lead-up to Xmas. Have last minute shopping still to do? Some of these, particularly those on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, might be worth looking at. The Pixel 3 (review) and Pixel 3 XL (review) are $100 and $150 off, respectively, now … Continued

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Categories: deals, news, chromecast ultra, google home, google home hub, google home max, google store, pixel 3, pixel 3 xl

If there's one area where Honor phones stood out in 2018, it's the design. The company introduced an Aurora Glass design with 15 layers of nano coating on the Honor 10, and it was an instant hit in the mid-range segment. The more recent Honor 8X has a two-tone finish that looks just as good, and the rest of the phone isn't all that bad either. Exquisite design Honor 8X The Honor 8X combines a large 6.5-inch FHD+ display with HiSilicon's mid-range Kirin 710 chipset and GPU Turbo enabled...

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These long-running deals will get you into Google's latest gear for less for the holidays. We've barely recovered from the swell of deals on Cyber Monday, and Google is rolling out sweeping deals in the Google Store on phones, smart home gear and more. These deals kick off immediately and run all the way to December 22, and in some cases December 24, so you have plenty of time to think about your purchases and line up the perfect gift for yourself or someone else. Here's the...

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Xiaomi’s no stranger to creating crazy phones. The company has made a wide range of devices with outlandish specs, and its next phone looks to be no different. Xiaomi president Lin Bin has teased an upcoming smartphone with a 48-megapixel camera, saying that it will be “released in January.” While we don’t know [...]

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Categories: news, camera, leak, teaser, xiaomi

Many phone carriers offer attractive offers, but which one do you think is the best? Take part in our survey and let us know who the real winners and losers are in network providers in 2018!(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Should you empty the RAM memory on your Android device? The short answer is no, but there's more to it than that. Check out our article to see how best to manage RAM on your smartphone, and how much RAM you really need.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Google’s Call Screen feature, the new robo-call troll software that was introduced with the Pixel 3, is now rolling out to the original Pixel and Pixel XL. To recap, Call Screen allows you to use the Google Assistant to screen incoming calls. With a call on the way, you simply tap the “Screen Call” button, … Continued

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Categories: apps, news, call screen, google, pixel, pixel xl

UPDATE: Lightning deal has expired. The NVIDIA SHIELD TV, an Android TV box that keeps on slaying, is at what might be its lowest price ever today, thanks to a lightning deal at Amazon. If you hurry (before it sells out), you can grab the NVIDIA SHIELD TV with remote for about $130. The deal … Continued

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Categories: deals, news, amazon, nvidia, shield tv

Some versions of Android don't let you save photos to the SD card. But where there's a will, there's a way. In this article we'll show you how to save pictures to external memory with or without Android's permission. Find the instructions for your version of Android right here.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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The tablet market has been in a slump for years. This is why we asked our readers if they still use their Android tablets and how often. The results are now in! Our audience still loves their tablets and uses them daily. Read on to see what manufacturers they have chosen and what they use their devices for.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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There are lot of free games to download on the Google Play Store, but your time is still precious. Which of these games are worth your time, and which are just traps to get your to shell out? In this article, we recommend the best free games for Android, including action, puzzle, RPG, adventure and more.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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In a surprise move, Essential has acquired CloudMagic, the email startup that created Newton Mail. If you’re unfamiliar, Newton was a subscription-based premium email app that earned rave reviews from bloggers and email power users. But though the service attracted over 40,000 subscribers, CloudMagic shut down Newton in September of this year due [...]

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Categories: news, cloudmagic, essential, essential phone, newton mail

After rolling Smart Reply to apps like Gmail and Messages, Google is now bringing the time-saving feature to another one of its app. Hangouts Chat is now getting Smart Reply. The feature is rolling out [...]

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Categories: news, google, hangouts chat, smart reply

Essential, which has had a very confusing year or so, acquired CloudMagic today. The company that formerly made Newton Mail will join Essential to “help accelerate our product roadmap,” an Essential spokesperson said. What’s the deal here? We don’t really know, to be honest. Essential has gone from making phones to a home hub to … Continued

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Categories: news, acquisition, essential, essential phone

According to DxOMark's findings, the iPhone XR is the "best smartphone camera with a single sensor". The Huawei P20 Pro remains the leader in the ranking.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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LG’s Watch W7 has finally made its way to us, so what better way to kick off our review process than with a good ol’ fashioned “first look and tour” video. This is after all, our first time ever seeing this Wear OS hybrid smartwatch in person. The big thing to note with the W7 … Continued

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Categories: featured, news, videos, lg, watch w7

Hangouts Chat, the enterprise-focused version of Google’s chat service, is getting a Smart Reply feature powered by a similar machine learning system to the one that is currently available inside of Gmail and other services from Google. For example, someone asks you to lunch, then Hangouts could recommend, “Sure!” or “Not today.” That’s just a … Continued

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Categories: apps, news, hangouts chat, smart reply

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It’s Friday, so we’ve got a round-up of the updates that Verizon pushed out to various devices this week. It was a pretty big week, mostly because of the Google Pixel phones all picking up the December Android patch, but they weren’t the only updates. The LG G7, Moto G6, Moto E4 Plus, Moto Z2 … Continued

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We’re now at Android 9.0 Pie, and Google is ready to finally end API service releases for one of the platform’s aging versions. Google has announced that it will be ending Play Services support for

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Cloud storage can be pricey, especially if you’re trying to back up a ton of things all at once. But instead of spending a fixed amount every month for your backups, why not look into Zoolz offer for 2TB of lifetime backup for one heavily discounted price? This deal nets you a total of 2TB […] Come comment on this article: [TA Deals] Get a lifetime of Zoolz 2TB Cloud Storage for cheap! Visit TalkAndroid

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On December 11, OnePlus is going to announce its newest special edition handset, spicing up the OnePlus 6T with a focus on speed. To help with that, McLaren will be lending its brand and favorite color to the powerful smartphone. Courtesy of Ishan Agarwal, we have [...]

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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we’re diving into a week filled with 5G and Snapdragon 855 talk, which means we’re looking at the future. Our 2019 is taking shape, friends. We’ll also look at the December Android security patch, since it should have fixed a whole bunch of issues with the Pixel … Continued

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Google typically removes malicious apps from the Play Store, and that’s not anything new or notable. It’s their digital storefront so they should stay on top of keeping it clean from potentially dangerous apps. However, after their last round of nixing 22 apps from the Play Store, it turns out that maybe Google let some […] Come comment on this article: 22 apps on the Google Play Store had a massive security problem and millions of downloads Visit TalkAndroid

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Epic Games circumvented the Google Play Store with the launch of Fortnite by exclusively releasing the massively popular game through Samsung’s own store for Galaxy devices and Epic’s website for everyone else. This avoided Google’s 30% revenue cut and allowed Epic to release updates more directly to players, if you believe them. They’re taking that […] Come comment on this article: Epic Games is bringing their own gaming storefront to Android Visit TalkAndroid

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Facer, the app that brings thousands of watch face possibilities to your smartwatch, announced a big platform update this week. The big news is that there is now Facer Premium, which is a monthly subscription service netting you access to thousands and thousands of premium watch faces all for the introductory price of $5/month (7-day … Continued

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Google wants to make sure that Assistant is your go-to source for just about everything it possibly can be, and news delivery certainly falls in that purview. Google has just announced that it will be relying on artificial intelligence to sift through news topics you’re interested in and [...]

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Looking to score a sweet new phone? Act fast and you can get one of Razer’s powerhouse devices at a discounted price. For today only, Razer is knocking $100 off the pricetag for the Razer Phone 2 and $300 off the price of the older Razer Phone. That brings [...]

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Mobvoi, who just launched their latest Wear OS watch with a nice discount, has also discounted their TicPods Free, which are sort of like the AirPods of Android. If you cruise over to Amazon and click on a $30 coupon box, any of the three colors (blue, red, or white) will drop from $129.99 to … Continued

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Verizon is finally deploying RCS Chat for the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL today, December 6th, marking the first devices on Verizon’s network to get the feature. The carrier says they want to keep bringing the new feature to other Android devices soon, but don’t hold your breath on that being a quick […] Come comment on this article: Verizon launches RCS Chat for the Google Pixel 3 today Visit TalkAndroid

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If you’re itching to play some old school games, or you just want to go ahead and get some early holiday gift ideas, you might be interested in the RetroMini. This handheld, portable game console is already loaded with 900 classic games out of the box, so you can get started without fiddling around with […] Come comment on this article: [TA Deals] Grab a nostalgic RetroMini handheld console 20% off! Visit TalkAndroid

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Qualcomm has taken the wraps off of their next generation processor, the Snapdragon 855. It’s Qualcomm’s first 7nm chip which will bring many performance and efficiency enhancements, but there are still other new things to talk about besides it being faster. The biggest thing here is Qualcomm’s inclusion of multi-gigabit 5G support, which is the […] Come comment on this article: Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 with blazing speeds, AI, and 5G support Visit TalkAndroid

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Niantic is finally starting to detail one of the most hotly anticipated features for Pokemon Go, and it’s bringing a ton of new features and polish with it. Yep, trainer battles are finally coming to the mobile Pokemon game, years after the initial release. Battles are one of the core components of the Pokemon franchise, […] Come comment on this article: Pokemon Go hints at trainer battles coming very soon Visit TalkAndroid

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Itching for some nostalgia, or just looking for an in-depth simulation game to waste 100 hours? SimCity 4 is the answer, and it’s arguably still better than even the newer SimCity 2014. There’s a ton of content here that has you building up your city from scratch, managing your town’s traffic and transportation, economy, laws, […] Come comment on this article: [TA Deals] Pick up the famous SimCity 4 for less than $5! Visit TalkAndroid

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Barnes & Noble hopped back into the tablet game almost exactly one month ago with their brand new 10-inch Nook tab, and now they’re followed it up almost immediately with a smaller, 7-inch version of the Nook. It still fundamentally works the same, allowing you to access your B&N digital book library while still keeping […] Come comment on this article: Barnes & Noble releases their second tablet of the year with the Nook 7″ Visit TalkAndroid

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Having begun rolling out the December security patch to Nexus and Pixel devices, it seems that Google may have slipped up by uploading a new app for the Pixels called Sounds to the Play Store. For the moment, at least, the app listing has been removed from the Play Store although it was included with […] Come comment on this article: New Google ‘Sounds’ app adds visualizations and managed ringtones to your Pixel Visit TalkAndroid

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