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Is the Pixel 2 still worth buying in 2019?

Taking a look back at 2017’s Pixel.

The Pixel hype train is in full force right now. Even though the still excellent Pixel 3 and 3 XL are still relatively fresh in our minds, Google’s early promotion of the new Pixel 4 has us eager to see what the company has in store for us this year.

However, let’s take a second to stop looking forward and instead go back to 2017’s Pixel 2. The Pixel 2  [Read More…]

YouTube Music is still missing so much 1 year after its relaunch

Buried under a mountain of bugs and absences, YouTube Music is straining even the most patient of users.

One year ago, I wrote that YouTube Music was a mixtape full of promise, with predictive algorithms that are scarily good and selection like no other, but today, it’s hard to defend the service when it is still missing so much. Granted, there have been advancements and meaningful features added in the last year, especially in the last six  [Read More…]

The Google Nest Hub is still the perfect digital photo frame, now cheaper

When the Google Home Hub was announced last fall alongside the Pixel 3 series, I wanted one immediately. A smaller, more typically Google design-inspired version of the Lenovo Smart Display with a screen that adapted to the lighting conditions of any room sounded like the perfect digital picture frame. And that’s how it was presented in review after review, since it’s the easiest and most directly emotional way to market such a product.

But a lot has changed  [Read More…]

Huawei reassures Canadian carriers it can still supply network equipment

10-month stockpile of components from U.S. companies will ease transition to new vendors.

What you need to know Huawei assures Canadian carriers it can still provide proper network infrastructure to other companies. The Chinese company claims to have 10-month stockpile of components, with plan to transition to other vendors. Canada’s second- and third-largest carriers rely extensively on Huawei components for their networks.

As Huawei fights through complications of the U.S. trade ban on doing business with American  [Read More…]

The DOJ still doesn’t want to approve T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

Boost Mobile will be sold if/when the merger is completed.

What you need to know FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is recommending approval for T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger. Boost Mobile will be sold off as part of the deal. T-Mobile and Sprint must commit to building out 5G over the next three years.

Updated 4:01 PM ET: Per a report from Bloomberg, today’s news still isn’t enough to sway the Department of Justice in favor of approving the  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6T review, six months later: Still a great phone in 2019

The OnePlus 6T continues to be one of the fastest phones money can buy.

OnePlus’ frenetic release cycle means there’s a new phone to look forward to every six months. The OnePlus 7 series is all set to make its debut shortly, and we’ll have plenty to talk about the device in the coming weeks and months. But before we turn our attention towards OnePlus’ upcoming flagships, it makes sense to look back at how the OnePlus  [Read More…]

You’ll still need PlayStation Plus to play multiplayer games on EA Access

Best answer: Probably not. EA Access does not require Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One, so it’s safe to guess that you won’t need PlayStation Plus to use it on PS4.

Amazon: PlayStation Plus 12 Month Membership ($ 60) Amazon: PlayStation Plus 3 Month Membership ($ 25) What is EA Access?

EA Access is a digital game subscription service that gives you access to a catalog of EA-published and developed games. Members also receive a 10% discount  [Read More…]

Is anyone still using an LG V20 in 2019?

Believe it or not, some people are.

When LG launched the V20 back in 2016, the phone was met with a lot of positive feedback. Power users loved it thanks to the removable battery, headphone jack, and expandable storage, whereas LG tried to appeal to mainstream consumers too with the dual rear cameras and secondary ticker display.

A lot has changed since the V20 was released, and all these years later, some AC forum members decided to  [Read More…]

Samsung sees smartwatch growth of 127% in Q1 2019, but Apple is still king

Fitness-focused smartwatches are among the most popular.

The latest numbers are out for smartwatches in the first quarter of 2019, and it shows very good news for Apple. In year-on-year growth, Apple saw a growth rate of a whopping 48% in the first quarter, giving it 35.8% of the overall smartwatch market.

Sales were driven by the Apple Watch Series 4 and its continued focus on health-related features. According to a survey, the ECG capability was the  [Read More…]

Redmi Note 7 Pro review, 1 month later: Still one of the best around

Xiaomi is facing increased pressure, but the Redmi Note 7 Pro manages to hold onto its crown.

Xiaomi made its debut in India nearly five years ago, launching the Mi 3 at a time when local players dominated the segment. Brands like Micromax, Lava, and Karbonn called the shots, and while Samsung was the number one manufacturer, it faced stiff competition in the budget segment.

Fast forward to 2019, and things are very different. There aren’t any  [Read More…]