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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has 10GB of RAM and hides its selfie cam behind the display

Ever since the original Xaoimi Mi Mix was introduced about two years ago, Xiaomi has used the line smartphones to usher in new technology and design concepts. If you’re looking for a smartphone with futuristic characteristics, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 will definitely fit the bill. Unveiled today in China, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is …

Camera shootout!

Pixel 3 versus LG G7: camera comparison

A few days ago, we shared quite a few sample photos that we’d captured with the Pixel 3. The images showed off what the cameras on the phone are capable of, but it’s hard to know how good something is without a bit of context. Today, we’re sharing images and video from the Pixel 3 …

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50+ photo samples from the Pixel 3

One of the main reasons to pick up the Pixel 3 over its competitors is because of the rear and front-facing cameras. With last year’s Pixel 2 beating out all of its competitors when it comes to image quality, the bar is set pretty high for the Pixel 3. Since image quality is very subjective, …

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Google Pixel 3 unboxing and first impressions

By now, you’re probably well aware that the Pixel 3 is available for purchase from Google, Verizon and Best Buy here in the US and dozens of other retailers across the globe. We were not given a review unit by Google, so we had to go out and buy ours on launch day. We actually had a …

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How to use Android Pay

Android Pay is said to be coming September 16th, but did you know it’s possible to use it right now? If not, well, consider yourself aware. Here’s how to use it yourself.

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DEAL: Xiaomi’s MiJia Smartphone Gimbal is on sale for just $109

Smartphone gimbals are getting cheaper and cheaper with every new model that comes out, but it’s still hard to find a good one for around $100. Fortunately, the Xiaomi MiJia Smartphone Gimbal is now on sale for $108.99 (with free shipping to dozens of markets). The Xiaomi Gimbal usually carries a price of $130. Those …

Huawei versus Huawei spec showdown

Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X spec comparison

Huawei has released its Mate 20 flagship lineup which features three new smartphones — the Huawei Mate 20, Huawei Mate 20 Pro and the Huawei Mate 20 X. These three devices are powered by the same Kirin 980 SoC and have 6GB of RAM, but they also have their differences. The main thing that sets these …

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Google will charge OEMs for using Google apps on Android devices in Europe

Google has officially released its plan to comply with the European Commission’s ruling that Android was not competitive. For those who don’t know, Google has required that OEMs include Google Search, Chrome and a handful of other apps if they want Google Play installed on their devices. Starting on October 29 of this year — that will …

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7 tips & tricks to get the most out of Hangouts

Google Hangouts is one of the most in-depth and comprehensive messaging apps available today. Here are some tips & tricks to help you master this great service

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This is the Huawei NM Card included in its Mate 20 phones

Along with the new Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones, Huawei has unveiled a new memory card format – the Nano Memory Card or NM Card. The new NM Card is smaller than a microSD card and is the same size and shape as a nanoSIM card. The company has not released many …

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Huawei Mate 20, the cheaper alternative to Hauwei’s true flagship

If you’re looking for a smartphone with all the bells and whistles, you’ll want to check out the Huawei Mate 20 Pro. It offers pretty much every smartphone feature you’ve ever wished for, but it also sells for 1,049 Euros. The good news is that Huawei also has a new flagship smartphone that starts at 799 …

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The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is the most advanced smartphone of 2018

There have been quite a few amazing Android smartphones this year, but they all seem to pale in comparison with the new Huawei Mate 20 Pro. Unveiled today in London, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is poised to take on the competition and leave them all in the dust. In typical Huawei fashion, the company took …

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The new Palm is a surprisingly different Android smartphone

At long last, the new Palm has been officially unveiled. TCL purchased rights to the brand name a few years back, but it has taken the company quite a while to figure out what type of device its first Palm smartphone would be. Rather than jumping in with all the other smartphones makers on the …

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Review: RapidX X4 4-Port Charger

With all of the various devices that we have in our lives these days, there are rarely enough outlets or plugs available to keep everything topped up. A desk charger can help bring a number of USB cables to within easy reach and just helps remind you to plug in, but they tend to be …

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Google reinvents the Chromebook with the Pixel Slate

Google’s Chrome OS and Chromebooks have been around for years, but Google is hitting the reset button with the unveiling of the Google Pixel Slate. The new tablet offers a completely new experience, giving users productivity in a more mobile form factor. The Slate is thin and light with rounded edges and a balanced bezel …

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Google Home Hub is built to be the center of your smarthome

Google’s next iteration of its Google Home hardware was unveiled today, the new Google Home Hub. The device is Google’s take on the Smart Display device’s that just hit the market last month. The Google Home Hub features multiple speakers and microphones like other Google Home devices, but its main attraction is its large display …

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POLL: will you be pre-ordering the Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL?

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are up for pre-order already through Google’s online store an Verizon’s website. The Pixel 3 is going for $799 while the larger Pixel 3 XL has a pre-order price of $899. Naturally, you can split the phones price over 24 monthly payments to save yourself from the upfront sticker …

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How to hide apps, photos, and text messages on your Android Phone

We all get that uncomfortable feeling when someone else is using your phone. Something embarrassing or confidential is just a few errant swipes away. We’ve created three new guides to help you lock down personal photos, messages, and apps.

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Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL features, specs, price & release date

Today, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were officially unveiled at the Made by Google launch event in New York City. As expected, the to phones matched up with pretty much every leak and rumor (save for those crazy Pixel Ultra rumors) we’ve shared over the past few months. The hardware of the phone …

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Google officially unveils the Pixel 3, Pixel Slate & Google Home Hub

Ladies and gentlemen, Google has officially unveiled the Pixel 3 Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate and Google Home Hub. The three new devices match everything we’ve heard about them from their numerous leaks and rumors. The Google Pixel 3 features a 5.4-inch 1080p display with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with 4GB of RAM, 12MP main camera on …