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Pokemon Go adds Trainer Battles for head-to-head fights

Niantic on Tuesday announced it will bring one of its biggest, and most anticipated features to it popular Pokemon Go. Slated to arrive in December, Trainer Battles lets players take one another on in head-to-head fights.

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Although it has been more than two years since the game first launched, the concept of fighting  [Read More…]

Android Auto update improves media browsing, adds MMS and RCS group chat

Simplify your listening and messaging experience while driving.

Android Auto is already powerful, but its latest update brings improvements to two its most-used features: media browsing and messaging.

On the media front, Android Auto is creating a new “browse” experience that immediately surfaces content as soon as you select an app. You’ll be immediately presented with large touch targets to jump right into playlists, artists or podcasts, and with one tap can sort alphabetically to get what you want  [Read More…]

Sling TV adds Discovery Networks channels

They’re still split up between Sling’s two major plans, though.

Discovery Networks — the umbrella company of such channels as the eponymous Discovery Channel and TLC — today announced that it’s brought its suite of content to Sling TV. (Sling, by the way, is the biggest streaming service in the United States.) The channels are split between the Sling Orange and Sling Blue plans, with a few more scattered among a few of the a la carte add-ons.

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T-Mobile adds low-cost REVVL 2, REVVL 2 Plus to phone lineup

T-Mobile has added successors to its REVVL and REVVL Plus smartphones, tapping the duo for release on November 16. Unsurprisingly, they’ll debut as the REVVL 2 and REVVL 2 PLUS.

As carrier-branded versions of the Alcatel 3 and Alcatel 7, the pair of phones give users entry-level hardware with Android 8 Oreo. The two handsets are what first-time smartphone owners might be interested in checking out.

Both phones feature displays with 18:9 aspect ratios, fingerprint sensors, facial recognition, and mirror  [Read More…]

Chamberlain’s $60 MyQ smart hub adds advanced control to your garage door

Control it from anywhere!

You can grab this Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door opener for just $ 59.99 at Amazon. This is a price-match from Home Depot that we shared a couple days ago. The MyQ normally sells for around $ 80, and it has never gone lower than $ 65 on Amazon before. This is one of the best deals ever, including previous Black Friday sales.

It’s compatible with most garage door openers made after 1993  [Read More…]

Chamberlain’s $60 MyQ smart hub adds advanced control to your garage door

Control it from anywhere!

You can grab this Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door opener for just $ 59.98 at Home Depot. The MyQ sells for $ 80 on Amazon, and we’ve never seen it go lower than $ 65 there. This is one of the best deals ever, including previous Black Friday sales.

It’s compatible with most garage door openers made after 1993 that have standard safety sensors, so you won’t need to replace the whole opener  [Read More…]

Gen 4 is live as Pokemon GO adds Sinnoh region

Heads up, trainers. It’s time to get out there and start collecting new Pokemon. Indeed, the Pokemon first discovered in the Sinnoh region have arrived in Pokemon GO. That’s right, the fourth wave of pocket monsters is rolling out as of now.

Open the game up today and you’ll find new shadows of Pokemon that you’ve yet to catch. Among them are Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup, plus a handful of others.

Not all of the Sinnoh guys are here yet  [Read More…]

Google Store adds mail-in repair service for Pixel phones

This is never a fun screen to wake up to, but it’s especially painful at 5 AM.

A broken phone is a sad phone, and Google doesn’t want to see any sad Pixels.

The customer support for Google Pixel phones is rivaled by few in the smartphone industry, especially in regards to when something with your phone goes wrong. The 24/7 chat and telephone support lines available for Google Pixel phones are a lifesaver — and  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Shield adds voice chat in Fortnite

NVIDIA Shield, which is receiving a new software update today, is even better than when it was released in 2015. ($ 179 at Amazon)

The venerable Android TV box gets its 20th update with Shield Software Experience 7.1.

There’s a reason why we say the NVIDIA Shield is one of the best streaming boxes you can buy (and definitely is the best if you’re all-in on Android) — and today NVIDIA reminds us why. The Android-based  [Read More…]

Android Enterprise adds rugged phones to its lineup

Google’s collection of the most secure, up-to-date Android phones around.

Android’s open source nature means that just about any OEM can use the operating system to power its hardware, and while this is great for a large amount of consumer choice, it also results in the market feeling a bit flooded and overwhelming at times.

If you’re buying a phone for work/business purposes, you want to make sure you get something that’s going to stay up-to-date with  [Read More…]