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Sales of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt were up 554% year-over-year

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is almost five years old and it keeps on going.

What you need to know The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is experiencing a massive rush of new players since the TV show released. According to NPD, sales were up 554% last December when compared to the previous year. This comes on top of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt setting a record for concurrent players on Steam.

While The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt  [Read More…]

Not sure which Tello Mobile plan to get? We’re here to help

Best answer: Tello technically has just one plan, but it can be customized to your liking using the company’s Build Your Own Plan tool. You’re able to choose how much 4G LTE data and minutes you want (texting is included for free), and you can adjust your plan at any time should your needs change. No matter how you customize your plan, you’ll get free calling to Canada, Mexico, and China, in addition to mobile hotspot access.

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We’re RAVing about this 1TB SSD deal on Black Friday

This mini SSD is the perfect size to keep in your pocket

Modern phones and tablets often have an issue with storage, and SSD’s often have a problem with being physically too big. The RAVpower mini SSD solves both these issues with 1TB of storage for all your files, and physical size of just 1.5 x 3.5 inches. Seriously, this thing is tiny, light, and fits anywhere you need it to.

The mini SSD comes in two sizes, 512GB,  [Read More…]

The Sony WF-1000XM3 were our ANC buds to beat until the AirPods Pro

Both the Sony WF-1000XM3 and AirPods Pro are major updates to its previous counterparts and you can’t go wrong with either pair. It really just boils down to whether or not you care about ecosystem integration.

AirPods Pro

Excellent all-around buds

$ 250 at Amazon

Pros Seamless integration with Apple devices 24 hours of audio with wireless charging case Excellent sound quality Great ANC performance Class-leading microphone quality for phone calls Cons Proprietary ear tips Battery  [Read More…]

Can the US carriers solve Android messaging? We’re answering your questions

Here’s how the carriers plan to “fix” RCS for U.S. wireless customers.

There’s a lot to talk about when it comes to what RCS can bring to Android messaging and it can get confusing. Don’t worry, though, we have you covered.

In short, RCS provides the text messaging framework for the features that people have come to expect from mobile messaging apps like iMessage, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and so many others. Recently, The big four U.S. carriers  [Read More…]

We’re answering your questions on this week’s podcast!

It’s time to let us know your burning questions.

The Android Central podcast covers a wide range of topics each week, and even though we run 1-2 hours with each episode it’s impossible to get to every thing that every listener wants to hear. That’s why this week we’re hoping to fill in the gaps and address exactly what you want to hear with an all Q&A episode of the podcast!

We’re recording the podcast tomorrow, October  [Read More…]

7.5 million Adobe Creative Cloud accounts were exposed

Password and credit card information was not leaked.

What you need to know Security researchers discovered an exposed Adobe Creative Cloud database earlier this month. The personal information of nearly 7.5 million users was accessible. Passwords and credit card details were not vulnerable.

Adobe suffered a serious security snafu earlier this month when security researcher Bob Diachenko, in collaboration with cybersecurity and privacy advocacy firm Comparitech, discovered an exposed database belonging to the company’s popular Creative Cloud  [Read More…]

Can’t decide between the Pixel 4 XL and OnePlus 7 Pro? We’re here to help

Camera king Google Pixel 4 XL

From $ 799 at B&H

Pros First Pixel with a 90Hz display Outstanding cameras Powerful face unlock system Three years of guaranteed updates Cons Maxes out at 6GB RAM Smaller battery

The Pixel 4 XL takes Google’s proven Pixel formula and cranks things up to 11. This is the first Pixel phone with a 90Hz display, dual rear cameras, and more than 4GB of RAM. We’re also intrigued by the  [Read More…]

Sprint customer accounts were breached by hackers using Samsung’s website

Sprint claims the information accessed by hackers did not pose any risk of fraud or identity theft.

What you need to know Sprint has said that hackers managed to break into its customer accounts through Samsung’s ‘add a line’ website. The carrier claims to have taken ‘appropriate action’ to secure the accounts of affected customers. Sprint hasn’t revealed exactly how many customer accounts were compromised by the breach.

Just four months after a data breach that compromised  [Read More…]

These wireless earbuds were an Indiegogo hit and now they’re 60% off

The wireless earbuds space is an increasingly crowded one, and the options seem to get better with each release. For every high-end model that hits the market, a low-cost alternative shows up with its own awesome features.

If wireless Bluetooth earbuds are something you’re considering, you might be interested in the current promotion in the AndroidGuys Deals Store. A smash hit on Indiegogo last year, the xFyro ARIA are waterproof Bluetooth 5.0 earbuds with 32 hours battery life.

AndroidGuys readers  [Read More…]