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Pixel 4 retail box leaks before announcement because of course it did

The Google Pixel 4 will not come with a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter in the box.

What you need to know Images showing the Pixel 4’s retail box have leaked a day before the smartphone’s official unveiling at the 2019 ‘Made by Google’ event. The retail box confirms a few key features such as the 5.7-inch display size and 64GB internal storage. They also confirm that the Pixel 4 will be shipped with an 18W USB-C power  [Read More…]

You can now preorder Disney+, because why not

The price is the same, and you won’t get any bonus material. But you will be among the first on your block with a sub.

What you need to know Disney+ is now available for general preorder in the United States. It’s still $ 6.99 a month, or $ 69.99 a year. And you still have to wait until Nov. 12 to actually watch it.

If you just can’t wait for Nov. 12 to roll around and  [Read More…]

Could Android really be split away from Google because of antitrust issues?

It’s not as crazy as it sounds thanks to Android’s market penetration and relationship with other Google properties.

A company the size of Alphabet is always going to face the scrutiny of lawmakers in the U.S. and abroad. We’ve seen it for years — a country or group of countries haul Google into a court and ends up reaching some sort of “agreement” that mostly satisfies the original complaint and always puts money into state coffers and  [Read More…]

You can’t buy ‘violent’ games at some Wal-Marts right now, because reasons

We absolutely live in the dumbest timeline, there can be no doubt now.

What you need to know Multiple acts of gun violence have broken out recently, including an El Paso Wal-mart. Several public officials in the U.S. have started blaming violent video games. A couple of Wal-Mart locations are now hiding the massive catalog of violent games it sells. Wal-Mart has issued conflicting statements on its position, including a denial any ban is taking place. [Read More…]

Verizon now has four ‘unlimited’ plans because of course it does

Plans start as low as $ 70 per month for one line.

What you need to know Verizon has four new unlimited plans to choose from. Plans start at $ 70 per month and go up to $ 90 for one line, but the price goes down the more lines you add. There’s also a special Just Kids plan for younger family members.

The idea of an unlimited plan should be quite simple, but that’s a memo  [Read More…]

You might be paying more for the PlayStation 5 because of tariffs

You could be required to pay more for the next PlayStation because of tariffs.

What you need to know The U.S. and China are currently in the middle of a trade war. Sony made a statement about the possibility of increased tariffs on Chinese goods. An increase in tariffs would very easily raise the price of the next-generation PlayStation console. Sony says that while things remain uncertain, they could be asking consumers to  [Read More…]

Android Q Beta 5 OTA rollout paused because of an installation issue

Android Q Beta 4 was also paused soon after it began rolling out.

What you need to know Google has temporarily paused the OTA rollout of Android Q Beta 5 after discovering an issue related to installing updates. It is currently investigating the issue and is expected to roll out another update within the next few days. If you still wish to try out the latest Android Q beta, you can flash it manually to your Pixel  [Read More…]

Samsung’s new 8-inch tablet is only interesting because it’ll be cheap

Pricing and availability have not yet been announced.

What you need to know The Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2019 is a new 8-inch tablet from Samsung. It features a 16:10 1280×800 display, quad-core 2.0GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. It comes in white or black but availability and pricing have not yet been announced.

Google may be done with tablets but Samsung’s latest 8-inch Android tab shows that it sure isn’t. However, the new  [Read More…]

Because even your dog loves tech

Keeping an eye on your pets is one of the chores (and joys) of being a pet owner. It can be tough to do when you’re away from home, though, which is one of the many reasons we chose the KAMTRON Pet Camera as one of our favorite pet gadgets. With two-way audio, night vision, and 1080p video, you can check in on your animals any time of day or night. There are other gadgets out there too to help  [Read More…]

Realme X gets special editions in Onion and Garlic, because why not

You have never seen special editions like these before.

Realme just unveiled the Realme X series in China, and there’s a lot to like. The Realme X and Realme X Lite have interesting designs and offer decent hardware for under $ 250, making them a solid alternative to the likes of what Xiaomi and Honor offer in this space.

Most manufacturers also launch special editions to make their products stand out, and Realme is no different in  [Read More…]