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The Last of Us Part II leakers were not from Naughty Dog, according to Sony

The leaks weren’t coming from the inside, apparently.

What you need to know The Last of Us Part II suffered major plot leaks the other day. Rumors pointed towards a disgruntled Naughty Dog employee leaking it. Sony has identified the leakers and confirmed they were not affiliated with Sony or Naughty Dog in any way.

Fans were taken by surprise last week when someone had apparently leaked the entire plot and ending to The Last of Us  [Read More…]

Google will soon fix one of Duo’s biggest problems, and we’re thrilled

Duo will finally allow users to share invite links to add friends to a group call.

What you need to know You may soon be able to share invite links for group video and audio calls in Google Duo. People who receive an invite link will be able to tap on it to join a group call instantly. There is currently no word on the feature’s release timeline.

Unlike Google’s previous communications apps, Duo has proved to  [Read More…]

The best movies, TV shows, books, and music we’re listening to in isolation

March felt more like a year than a month. This year has felt like a decade. We’re all stuck inside with a lot of extra time to think and fret, yes, but also consume. Here are the movies, music, TV shows, and books that we’re enjoying right now. And when you’re done with this list, let us know what entertainment you’re enjoying right now.

Movies The Martian

I first fell in love with the book (no, I’m  [Read More…]

If I were in charge, this is how the Fitbit Charge 4 would look

These updates would make the Charge 4 practically perfect for me.

I’ll admit it. I freaking love fitness trackers.

The notion that I can wear a device that can help me keep tabs on my activity, my fitness goals, and my sleep habits, and even function as a regular watch (how novel) is one that never ceases to amaze me. Smartwatches are great for some, and Fitbit makes one of our favorites in the Versa 2, but  [Read More…]

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…]