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BlackBerry Key2 LE Review: The Budget Throwback We Could Have Skipped

BlackBerry has found new life over the last 2 years under the close partnership with hardware maker TCL. During that time, we’ve seen two fan-favorite devices that return BlackBerry smartphones to its roots with full QWERTY keyboards: The KeyOne and the latest Key2. While they’ve both been well received, they were not exactly budget-friendly, but BlackBerry and TCL have set out to fix this with the BlackBerry Key2 LE.

Unfortunately, they may have missed the mark with the LE model.  [Read More…]

Give a gift that could save the day with Anker’s $75 Roav Jump Starter Pro

Emergency power when you need it.

The Anker Roav 800A 8000mAh Jump Starter Pro is down to $ 74.99 with code ROAVR320 on Amazon. This normally sells for $ 100, and today’s deal matches some Black Friday pricing.

You can also get the Anker Roav 400A 9000mAh jump starter on sale for $ 10 off with code ROAVR310. It has a much smaller jump starter but the portable battery is a tad bigger. This is also a  [Read More…]

Here’s every Google Pixel 3 case we could find

Keeping your Google Pixel 3 in mint condition has never been easier, with so many cases available for Google’s latest flagship. Whether you’re looking for a thin case, a heavy-duty case, a wallet case, or anything else, this list has all the options for you in one place!

Thin cases Spigen Thin Fit Spigen Thin Fit

$ 12 at Amazon

Incipio NGP Incipio NGP

$ 20 at Incipio

Totallee Case Totallee Case

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In-display fingerprint sensors and cold weather could mean problems

It’s all about that false positive acceptance rate.

It’s the time of year in the northern hemisphere where things can go from warm and delightful to chilly and brisk and that means it’s time to hear more about how fingerprint sensors on smartphones are having troubles. It might feel inconvenient, but there is a reason your fingerprint sensor might seem to work a little poorly in cold weather, and this is especially true of in-display fingerprint sensors.  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 could come with 10GB of RAM, new Spotify app, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Wednesday, October 17th, 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, Spotify launches a new Wear OS app, the Mi Mix 3 could  [Read More…]

Google’s changes to EU licensing could mean more expensive Androids

Appeal or not, Google’s making changes.

Google just announced it has filed an appeal with the European Commission (EC) following a $ 5 billion fine from July related to its licensing terms for Android and Google apps. The crux of the EC’s decision earlier this year was its opinion that Google was taking advantage of its position as a dominant operating system to be unfriendly to companies making Android devices. The EC took particular umbrage with Google’s  [Read More…]

Essential Phone 2 could be real, Xiaomi releases Mi Box S, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Wednesday, October 10th, 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, we learn more about a possible successor to the Essential Phone along  [Read More…]

This could be the Google Pixel Stand — a new accessory for the Pixel 3

It’ll charge the Pixel 3 and turn it into a mini Smart Display.

Google’s October 9 event is quickly approaching, and to literally no surprise at this point, the Pixel 3 and 3 XL will be the stars of the show. To go along with the new phones, Google appears to also be working on a new charging stand accessory called the Google Pixel Stand.

The folks over at 9to5Google got their hands on a  [Read More…]

The Pixel Stand could turn your Pixel 3 into a smart display

At this point, you might think we know everything we could know about the upcoming Pixel 3 launch. We’ve seen the Pixel 3 XL from every angle, we know the specs, we even know when and where it will be launched.

It turns out there is still more to learn. A clever developer over at XDA that goes by the username Quinny899 has found a hidden gem hidden in the Google App. By tricking the Google App into thinking a  [Read More…]

Pixel 3 could be released on October 9 this year

A Bloomberg article about the upcoming Apple iPhone launch dropped a little Pixel knowledge on us today. According to the article the Pixel 3 launch event will take place on October 9 at a media event in New York City.

There are several reasons this is news. The first being that no official statement has been given about when or where the Pixel 3 phones will launch. The second reason would be this bucks the trend of the previous Pixel  [Read More…]