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Here’s everything Google Assistant can do on the Pixel

OK Google, let’s see what you can do.

While currently in its infancy, Google Assistant is still capable of doing a lot of pretty cool things to make life that much easier.

From helping to book reservations and find transportation for your night out to setting your morning alarm without having to stare at a bright screen in a dark room, here’s just some of the ways to use Google Assistant throughout your day. And it  [Read More…]

This NFC-enabled car dock is just $21.95 today!

Need an easier way to charge your phone and keep it safe in the car? If so, check out iBOLT’s mPro car dock for a secure holster for the phone with a built-in charger. It also has NFC inside, so it can automate a task when you dock your phone, and right now you can grab one for just $ 21.95.

Unlocked HTC 10 receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update

In a recent article we pointed out that while some Chinese device makers are already paving the way for their high-end devices to get Android 7.0 Nougat, iconic Android OEM are taking their sweet time with the update. Well it seems that things have started taking off finally. In recent days we told you the

LG gives full refunds for Nexus 5X units affected by particular hardware failure

It seems like some owners of LG’s last year’s Nexus 5X are experiencing some problems with their handset. According to several reports on Reddit, some Nexus 5X devices are affected by a hardware malfunction that causes the device to enter a boot loop. Naturally, users faced with this issue took advantage of their warranty and

Xiaomi’s first processor, the Pinecone SoC is coming soon

Xiaomi took the world by storm with its remarkably solid, but affordable smartphones. On top of that, the company also known as Apple’s China also sells a lot of other products including wearables, speakers, Android TV box sets, earbuds, power banks action cams. But did you know that Xiaomi also makes processors? Well the chipset

Unlocked HTC 10 units begin receiving Nougat update

Good news for HTC 10 owners!

The HTC 10 is getting its Nougat update a week after its kin, the Bolt, shipped with Android 7.0 on board.

According to HTC VP of Product Management, Mo Versi, unlocked versions of the HTC 10 will begin receiving Android 7.0 Nougat on November 25. It’s unclear whether that includes both U.S. and European variants of the unlocked HTC 10, but this surely begins the phone’s inevitable succession to  [Read More…]

Android Central 316: How to bake a turkey

This week, Jerry returns to the AC Podcast rotation, along with Daniel, Andrew, and Alex, who jump right into Q&A — questions asked by you, the listener!

But that’s not all: they talk about the Google Pixel’s latest updates, and the excellent sales that have been reported. And the OnePlus 3T, Samsung Gear S3 and Google Tango are all now available, but do they live up to expectations?

Thanks to this week’s sponsor:

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Samsung Gear Fit 2 gets updated with new workout tracking features

The Gear Fit 2 gets even better at tracking your workouts.

Samsung is rolling out an update to the fitness-focused Gear Fit 2 that brings a slew of new features aimed at optimizing the tracking experience. There’s now an auto pause function that pauses activity tracking when it detects that you’ve stopped in the middle of a run or a workout. It automatically starts monitoring your activity once you resume, picking up from where it left  [Read More…]

First look: BLU Vivo 6 delivers metal body, fingerprint, 64GB storage for £185 on launch day

BLU’s UK debut is an attractive mid-ranger — available on Black Friday for £45 off.

Today Florida-based BLU announces its first entry into the UK market, with the mid-priced BLU Vivo 6. The phone sees the upstart manufacturer bring an attractive metal unibody and a handful of premium features like fingerprint security and USB-C connectivity to a phone with a standard price of £239.99. But pick up the phone on launch day — Black Friday —  [Read More…]

Chromecast now on sale for $25, includes three months of HBO Now

Go buy a Chromecast already.

If you haven’t picked up a Chromecast yet, now is the ideal time to do so. The device is now on sale for $ 25, and Google is throwing in three months of HBO Now — a $ 45 value. The offer is limited to new users, so if you’ve already subscribed to HBO’s streaming service, you won’t be eligible.

The promotion is valid on the $ 69 Chromecast Ultra  [Read More…]