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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 will come with 10GB of RAM and slide-out front cameras

The Mi Mix 3 is Xiaomi’s most ambitious device yet.

The Mi Mix 3 is turning out to be one of the most interesting devices of the year. Xiaomi has teased earlier in the year that it was adopting a sliding design to hide the cameras when not in use, and the phone will be the first in the world to sport 10GB of RAM.

Here’s everything we know so far about the Mi Mix.

October 19,  [Read More…]

The best USB hubs for your PlayStation 4

We’re a virtual company made up of tech enthusiasts from around the globe. Android Central’s team of gamers draws on its extensive personal gaming experiences to deliver the best recommendations and information you’re looking for.

The Anker 4-Port USB 3.0 HUB is affordable, sleek, and has all the necessary USB ports to support your various PS4 needs.

Our pick Anker 4-Port USB 3.0 HUB

$ 18 at Amazon

It provides extra USB ports and  [Read More…]

Google’s pop-up stores are now open in New York and Chicago

The Google Hardware Store is open for business.

Now that Google’s new hardware for the year is here, it’s time for the company to start promoting it and getting the tech into people’s hands. One way Google’s going about doing this is with two pop-up stores that are open now in New York and Chicago.

While we’ve seen New York pop-up stores for the past two years, Chicago’s replacing Los Angeles this time around.

Google’s promoting these  [Read More…]

OnePlus and Verizon, Digital Wellbeing updates, NVIDIA updates, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Thursday, October 18th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, Google brings Digital Wellbeing to Android One, Keep Notes is refreshed, the  [Read More…]

Where to buy the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Here’s where you can get Google’s latest phones, in either size.

The Google Pixel 3 is now available for purchase across the United States, and if you want the best Android phone money can buy in 2018, it needs to be at the very top of your shopping list.

Both the Pixel 3 and 3 XL are outfitted with vastly improved displays compared to last year’s models, refined designs, and damn impressive cameras. If you want to  [Read More…]

How to update the firmware on the Sony WH1000XM3 headphones

The Sony WH1000XM3 headphones come with a range of excellent features, and Sony is updating them with new features all the time. Version 2.0 brings support for Google Assistant, with more feature set to be added later. This guide will show you how to update the firmware on your new headphones.

What you’ll need Amazon: Sony WH1000XM3 headphones ($ 348) Google Play Store: Sony | Headphones Connect app (Free) The Guide First, make sure your headphones are paired  [Read More…]

Vertu Aster P seemingly announced out of nowhere for $5,000

You can step all the way up to $ 14,146 for a gold-plated model.

There’s a lot of discussion right now about more and more smartphones creeping towards the $ 1000 price point, but one company that’s been soaring well beyond that is Vertu. Vertu’s released a number of multi-thousand dollar Android phones in the past, and now the company’s returning with the $ 5,000 Aster P.

While luxury phones from Vertu aren’t anything new, this is  [Read More…]

Echo Dot owners can get three months of SiriusXM streaming radio for free

Alexa’s always ready to play your favorite stations.

SiriusXM is teaming up with Amazon to offer three months of streaming radio for free to Echo Dot owners. New customers who sign up for a SiriusXM All Access or SiriusXM Premier subscription will receive one of the smart speakers featuring Amazon Alexa for free, which is a $ 50 savings. Plus it’s the latest (third-gen) version of the device. Furthermore, SiriusXM is offering 60% off six-month All Access  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 3s bought from Best Buy are apparently SIM locked to Verizon

This is not a great sign.

Verizon being the “exclusive” carrier for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL is a bit of an annoyance because it reduces the options for getting the phones in a store and with incentives from other carriers. But now it looks like that exclusivity is more restrictive than in the past — Pixel 3s sold by Best Buy are seemingly SIM locked to Verizon. Early units being sold today (the first  [Read More…]

Not all endless games are shallow: Alto’s Odyssey proves it (Review)

I am not really a fan of the endless genre. For me, they are all designed in a way that spending on microtransactions is the main goal of it, rather than having entertaining gameplay with great design. That’s why when I approached Alto’s Odyssey, I was a bit skeptical. Fortunately, all of my fears weren’t realized, and I ended up enjoying this game much more than I imagined, and I couldn’t put it down for a while.

Developer: Noodlecake Studios  [Read More…]