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Google Pixelbook convertible laptop announced

A continuation of the Chromebook Pixel program, with a twist.

One piece of Google’s October 4 hardware event that didn’t leak much is the Google Pixelbook, which was announced ahead of the Pixel 2 and 2 XL. The new Pixelbook marks a continuation of Google’s original two Chromebook Pixel laptops, now with a little change in the branding to better reflect where the product stands alongside the Pixel phones.

Unlike early rumors had suggested, the Pixelbook is  [Read More…]

Pixel 2 Announcement Site-Wide Sale

It’s a big day for Android fans around the world — Google is set to officially unveil its new Pixel flagship phones!

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Just apply coupon code PIXEL10 at checkout for your extra 10% off the base price. Not  [Read More…]

5 reasons it’s worth buying an Android Wear watch right now

Android Wear is more awesome than ever, and now is definitely the time to buy.

Android Wear is the software that powers an increasing number of awesome smartwatches that sync up to your phone. From notifications to fitness to apps, they’re better than ever, and now may be the right time to pick one up for yourself — be it a low-key LG Watch Style to a fancy (and expensive) Tag Heurer Connected.

It helps you work  [Read More…]

How to get the male Google Assistant voice on your phone and Google Home

The Google Assistant can now be changed to sound like a man, and this is how to do it.

It’s been exactly one year since the Google Assistant debuted on the Pixel and Pixel XL last October, and while we’re expecting big changes in both hardware and software from Google at its Pixel event, there’s a new feature with the Assistant that you can mess around with right now.

The Google Assistant has used the voice of  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: A second opinion

In a post-Galaxy S8 world, the Note 8 is safe, predictable and arguably overpriced. But it’s still one of the very best Android phones you can buy right now.

Until recently, the last Galaxy Note I could actually buy in the UK was a model released almost three years ago. 2015’s Note 5 never reached European shores, and the Note 7 was canned just before the official Euro release could begin. It’s been a rough couple of  [Read More…]

Google announces Android Excellence app collections for this fall

Back in June, Google introduced the Android Excellence program in the Play Store. Curated by Google’s editorial team, Android Experience includes a rotating collection of apps that deliver great design, an engaging user experience, and strong app performance. Well this week, Google has released the latest batch of apps which have been welcomed to the […]

Selling your Android phone: Everything you need to know

How do I sell my Android phone or tablet for the most amount of money? With these tips and tricks, you’ll get the best return!

So a new Android phone has caught your eye — maybe the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 — and you want to get on the boat as soon as possible. You’ll need to sell your old phone in order to make up some of the money you’re spending on that new device,  [Read More…]

Give Amazon your iPad mini and get a discount on a Fire Kids Edition tablet

Have an iPad mini that you are not using so much anymore? Then you might want to take advantage of Amazon’s new trade-in program. Amazon wants to turn your iPad mini into a Fire tablet for kids, so it will exchange your Apple tablet with an Amazon.com gift card for the appraised value of the […]

Xiaomi is launching the Mi Mix 2 in India on October 10

Xiaomi’s latest bezel-less phone is coming to India exactly a month after its global unveil.

Xiaomi said that it would bring the Mi Mix 2 to India as soon as possible, and the company is doing just that. The company has sent out invites to the media for an event on October 10, where it will launch the Mi Mix 2 in India.

Xiaomi’s latest bezel-less phone retains the overall design of the first-generation Mi Mix,  [Read More…]

Google retires NFC Smart Lock due to low adoption rate

You’ve probably heard of Smart Lock, but once upon a time there was a feature called NFC Smart Lock. Google integrated it within Android, allowing users to use RFID tags on stickers, from under the skin, and on bank cards to unlock their Android-powered smartphones. It seemed to be a future-proofed idea at the time, […]