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Pixel 3 Voice Match opens a second door: Personal Assistant

Previous Google Pixel devices could be unlocked with a user-matched, recognized voice saying OK Google. The Google Pixel 3 does not have said functionality.

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SiriusXM gives Amazon Echo owners three free months of service

Satellite radio company SiriusXM is hoping to lure in new subscribers by offering Amazon Echo owners three free months of service. The new promotion is open to all Echo devices, such as the Echo Dot and Echo Show. There is a big catch, though, that’ll leave some device owners out of luck.

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OnePlus 6T event date changed to steer clear of Apple

Yesterday, Apple announced that it will host a new product reveal event on October 30, likely for the iPad we saw no sign of during its iPhone reveal in September. While Apple hosting a follow up event where it talks about the iPad isn’t really anything new, this year there’s a bit of a problem, at least as far as … Continue reading

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Google app fees for Europe could add $40 to each Android

Google’s shift to charging Android device-makers in Europe fees to include the Google Play store could add as much as $40 to the cost of each smartphone, leaked documents confirm, a move which is leading some to predict more expensive products for buyers.

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Honor 8X Review: mid-range as good as premium

You can probably already guess from the title: Honor has done it again. While it’s easy to knock the company as “just a Huawei sub-brand”, it has been rocking the smartphone global market, including the US, with affordable smartphones that sometimes rival even Huawei’s high-end models

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YouTube and Eventbrite team up to sell live performance tickets

YouTube and Eventbrite have teamed to make it easier for viewers to buy live performance tickets. The new experience is launching on YouTube Official Artist Channels, where viewers will be presented with Eventbrite concert listings in the US

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Sony Xperia Android 9 Pie updates: which gets it when

Sony is arguably not one of the top Android smartphone makers in recent history but it does have some qualities that endear it to Android fans. One is the near vanilla Android experience Sony’s Xperia phones offer. The other is its support of custom ROM development.

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Google Maps real-time ETA sharing feature arrives on iOS

Google has added a new feature to Google Maps for iOS: the ability to send an ETA to someone else. The feature was recently updated for Android users back in August and now it can be used from an iPhone, as well

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LEGO Ideas pop-up book opens door to 10 more years of fan-made sets

The LEGO brick set you’re about to behold looks like and acts like a pop-up book. This set drops in on two classic fairy tales in a way dissimilar to every single LEGO set in the history of LEGO.

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Apple October 30 event confirmed: iPad Pro likely the focus

Apple’s next big event is on October 30, with the company confirming today that it will show us its latest wares in Brooklyn, New York. The event is expected to feature new iPad Pro models, though all Apple is saying for now is the tagline for the day is “There’s more in the making.” Still, iPad Pro is top of … Continue reading

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