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"Hey Google" will soon activate Google Assistant on Android handsets

"Hey Google" will soon activate Google Assistant on Android handsets

7 minutes ago   |   Phone Arena

Owners of the Google Home smart speaker use a simple phrase to call on Google Assistant to handle tasks. The virtual personal assistant can control smart appliances inside the...
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Pixel 2 XL teardown reveals modular components, not easily repairable

2 hours ago   |   Android Community   |   2 articles

We know you're getting more curious each day about the Pixel 2. It has already made on impression on the Android community as one of the best cameras so far, topping DxoMark...
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Google Play Security Reward Program launches for security researchers

4 hours ago   |   Android Community

Reward programs make any business attractive. There are consumers out there who take pleasure in spending more if they know there are rewards or points that can be accumulated...
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Sauce Drama - The TouchArcade Show 327

5 hours ago   |   Touch Arcade

We kick off this week's show with a rant about Apple, then switch gears into talking about where we've been the last couple weeks between EVE Vegas and the Hearthstone...
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Google reportedly prepping version of Google Home with a screen

Google reportedly prepping version of Google Home with a screen

5 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   2 articles

Google apparently plans on producing a new Google Home smart speaker with a screen so that users will be able to watch YouTube videos, get directions from Google Maps, browse...
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TouchArcade Game of the Week: 'Time Recoil'

TouchArcade Game of the Week: 'Time Recoil'

5 hours ago   |   Touch Arcade

The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to...
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LG's V30 Phablet Is Now Available For Canadian Buyers

5 hours ago   |   Android Headlines

LG's 6-inch premium phablet, the LG V30 , has finally arrived in Canada and is available through nearly every carrier, though one network provider is only selling it online. In...
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ZTE Blade X Arrives As $119.99 Cricket Wireless Exclusive

ZTE Blade X Arrives As $119.99 Cricket Wireless Exclusive

5 hours ago   |   Android Headlines

ZTE has today announced the latest addition to its Blade family in the form of the ZTE Blade X. Following on from the ZTE Blade X Max which was announced as available via...
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Watch the Pixel 2 Durability Test to see if it survives

5 hours ago   |   Android Community

Google's new flagship, the Pixel 2, has just undergone JerryRigEverything's Durability Test. This tester definitely knows what he is doing that we trust his words. We're...
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Today's Apps Gone Free: Wants and Thanks, Dice World, Pixagram and More

Today's Apps Gone Free: Wants and Thanks, Dice World, Pixagram and More

5 hours ago   |   App Advice

Organize personal goals and ambitions, roll the dice, and make your photos stand out with todays collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change at any time...
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Apple enabling emergency AT&T LTE in Puerto Rico using Google's Project Loon...

Apple enabling emergency AT&T LTE in Puerto Rico using Google's Project Loon balloons

Apple is working with AT&T and Google parent-company Alphabet to enable emergency LTE in Puerto Rico after the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria last month. TechCrunch... Read more ...

Friday 5: Reasons you should buy the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL

Friday 5: Reasons you should buy the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL

When our initial reviews of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL went live earlier this week, it'd be generous to say that some people were unhappy with our findings. Both Ben and I... Read more ...

Review: The Mobvoi TicHome Mini is a portable, flexible Google Home Mini for...

Review: The Mobvoi TicHome Mini is a portable, flexible Google Home Mini for twice the price

Google Assistant is a powerful tool , but its usefulness depends on the hardware you use it on. You can take Assistant everywhere with your phone or watch, but nothing beats... Read more ...

Google reportedly prepping version of Google Home with a screen

Google reportedly prepping version of Google Home with a screen

Google apparently plans on producing a new Google Home smart speaker with a screen so that users will be able to watch YouTube videos, get directions from Google Maps, browse... Read more ...

Apple developers receive iOS 11.1 beta 4 and watchOS 4.1 beta 4

Apple developers receive iOS 11.1 beta 4 and watchOS 4.1 beta 4

Apple today has pushed out the fourth beta versions of iOS 11.1 and watchOS 4.1, both made for developers' eyes only. The public beta versions should be made available soon... Read more ...

TouchArcade Needs Your Help to Survive: Here's All the Ways You Can Support Us

TouchArcade Needs Your Help to Survive: Here's All the Ways You Can Support Us

Two years ago now we launched our Patreon and since then while support from our community has been encouraging, we're still only half way to our goal to get back to firing on... Read more ...

Feature request: Google Photos needs to let you select & save multiple...

Feature request: Google Photos needs to let you select & save multiple images to your phone

When it comes to storing and organizing the thousands of images and selfies taken on smartphones, Google Photos is by far the best option on the market. Not only does it back... Read more ...

Google won't void the warranty on your rooted Pixel 2

Google won't void the warranty on your rooted Pixel 2

While many folks have moved away from the world of rooting due to the improvements of Android as a whole, there is still a rather large community of users who love to root and... Read more ...

Apple's retail chief says Apple Stores won't upsell the iPhone X to customers

Apple's retail chief says Apple Stores won't upsell the iPhone X to customers

Imagine this scenario. You walk into the Apple Store near you sometime in 2018 and the location has a number of Apple iPhone X units running on one of the tables. But you walk... Read more ...

Apple Allowing iPhone Upgrade Program Customers to Get a 'Head Start' on...

Apple Allowing iPhone Upgrade Program Customers to Get a 'Head Start' on iPhone X Upgrade

Starting on Monday, October 23, iPhone Upgrade Program customers will be able to get a "head start" on the iPhone X pre-order process by getting pre-approved for an iPhone... Read more ...