Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL: Everything you need to know about Google’s new flagships

Update 11/28/17: Google Lens is now available as part of Google Assistant.  Google is back with a follow-up to its acclaimed Pixel phone, and it’s not quite what we expected. Yes there is a Pixel 2 and a Pixel 2 XL, but unlike last year, they aren’t larger and smaller …

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Google gives its Home app a makeover and advanced audio controls, just in time for Max

Just in time for the impending release of its higerh-fidelity  Google Home Max smart speaker, Google has given its Home app a makeover, bringing advanced audio settings, smarter search, and better navigation. Mentioned in this article Google Chromecast Ultra  Read TechHive’s reviewMSRP $69.00Learn moreon Google Store Anyone who owns an Assistant or …

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KRACK Wi-Fi attack threatens all networks: How to stay safe and what you need to know

A devastating flaw in Wi-Fi’s WPA security protocol makes it possible for attackers to eavesdrop on your data when you connect to Wi-Fi. Dubbed KRACK, the issue affects the Wi-Fi protocol itself—not specific products or implementations—and “works against all modern protected Wi-Fi networks,” according to Mathy Vanhoef, the researcher that discovered …

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Google’s crackdown on accessibility services could impact your favorite Android apps

One of the best reasons to buy an Android phone is the sheer number of ways you can manipulate it to your liking. Even without rooting, there are hundreds of apps in the Play Store that add, enhance, and tweak functionality to make the Android experience that much better. But …

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Want to see the OnePlus 5T before everyone else? It’ll cost you $40

Update 11/9/17: OnePlus will be giving all ticket purchasers a “swag bag” and a $40 coupon off the retail price of the 5T. OnePlus is best known for offering premium phones at mid-range prices, and the upcoming OnePlus 5T will likely continue in that vein. But while we don’t know …

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The U11+ is the HTC flagship you want but can’t have

For many Android die-hards, the U11+ is the phone they’ve been waiting for from HTC. The company’s newest flagship improves on the U11 in every way, with a sleek, modern package that fixes many of its flaws. The only problem is, U.S. buyers won’t be able to buy one. As …

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The Razer Phone is a bad-ass Nextbit Robin with tremendous specs

Razer might be new to the Android world, but it’s no stranger to killer hardware. And just like its gaming laptops, the first Razer Phone is packed to the brim with the latest in mobile tech. (For an even deeper dive, check out Adam Patrick Murray’s hands-on with Razer Phone.) …

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Razer Phone hands-on: A phone for gamers but not a gaming phone?

The Razer Phone is a bit of a puzzle. It’s not surprising that it exists, given that Razer, best known for PC hardware and peripherals, acquired smartphone maker Nextbit in January of 2017 in order to produce this device. Nor is it surprising that, based on our hands-on time with …

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Google Assistant gets fun with 50 new family games, activities, and stories

Google Assistant is quickly becoming the most indispensable tool in our lives. With calls, reminders, routines, voice recognition, and a variety of devices, Google Assistant is like a member of the family, always ready to help when called upon. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t know how to have fun. …

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