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Pixel 3 XL hands-on video leak confirm specs, design

Pixel 3 XL hands-on video leak confirm specs, design

Now that Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 9, we’re really just waiting for the two biggest names in the smartphone market to butt heads: Google and Apple. The Pixel 3 and 3 XL will be facing off with the 2nd gen iPhone X, iPhone X Plus, and 6.1-inch LCD iPhone. But while the previous two Pixel generations have been met with anticipation and excitement, there’s a great deal of hesitation with the Pixel 3, mostly because of its design but also because of some of its specs.

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite pops up with a notch

Huawei Mate 20 Lite pops up with a notch

Huawei has gained no small amount of confidence after it has racked up some serious street cred in recent smartphone shipment numbers. It has managed to surpass Apple, perhaps temporarily only, and wants to unseat even Samsung. It just might have its chance with its upcoming Huawei Mate 20 launch. But not everyone will be able to afford those high-end phones, of course. Which is why this Mate 20 Lite will be swooping in to give them that premium feeling at a third of the price.

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Android Pie update: HTC, Sony, Huawei commit

Android Pie update: HTC, Sony, Huawei commit

Every new Android version kicks off two guessing games. The first is at the start of the development cycle when users try to guess which sweet dessert the release will be named after. The second is when the final version is finally formally launched. That’s when users start guessing when and if their precious smartphone is actually eligible for the update. To help make their customers guess less, some manufacturers have chimed in, publicly committing to bringing Android 9 Pie to at least some of their latest devices “soon”.

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Galaxy Note 9 wallpapers are all right here

Galaxy Note 9 wallpapers are all right here

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was put on pre-order this morning, right around 24 hours after the device was initially revealed. This smartphone is now in the process of being torn apart in more ways than one. Right this minute we've got a gallery here with the various wallpapers included in the smartphone, now freely available to all users who wish to load said images on their phone in celebration, anticipation, or just for the fun of it.

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Fortnite app download warning: How and Why to wait

Fortnite app download warning: How and Why to wait

To download the official Fortnite beta app this week, you won't need a Samsung device. But you will need to be prepared to cry forever. This is because all those devices found playing without a Samsung device identifier will be banned by Epic Games - forever. That's not something your device comes back from, ever.

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Galaxy Note 9 buy or skip: what you need to know

Galaxy Note 9 buy or skip: what you need to know

Samsung has finally unveiled the Galaxy Note 9, making official everything that we’ve (accurately) heard for unofficial sources. Now that everything, including the price tag, is known, the big question is whether it will be able to salvage 2018 for the manufacturer. Actually, the bigger question is whether you should buy one or not. Of course, there’s no straight and easy answer and depends on what kind of user you are, your needs, and your budget. If you’re a bit unsure at this very early stage, here are some points you may want to consider in making your decision.

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Meizu 16th touts FOD sensor, thin bezels, no notch

Meizu 16th touts FOD sensor, thin bezels, no notch

With the likes of Xiaomi, Huawei, OPPO, and even Vivo hitting the news, it’s too easy to forget there’s another key Chinese player in the smartphone market. Meizu, which started out an MP3 player manufacturer, has been filling that market, at least in China, with notable phones like the MX series, the M Note, and what was the last high-end Ubuntu Touch phone, the Meizu PRO 5. Following its 15th anniversary flagship last April, Meizu has launched the Meizu 16th to bring some of the latest trends in mobile down to a more affordable price tag.

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Galaxy Note 9 teardown reveals what has changed inside

Galaxy Note 9 teardown reveals what has changed inside

If you simply look at the Galaxy Note 9, you might not see much of a difference from its predecessor or from the Galaxy S9+ for that matter. Aside from the rear, the changes are all invisible to the user, in more ways than one. In addition to new features and new specs, the Galaxy Note 9’s innards have changed as well. But like the smartphone itself, the changes revealed by the first ever teardown of the device are both subtle yet significant.

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Galaxy Note 9 tops YouTube’s recommended devices list

Galaxy Note 9 tops YouTube’s recommended devices list

YouTube has released a list of smartphones its recommends for the best streaming experience. These "Signature Devices," the term used by the company, are said to offer best-in-class YouTube experiences across multiple aspects, including reliability and performance, and when viewing 360-degree content in addition to regular videos. The new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes in at the top of the list, and there's one surprising absence.

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Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked 2018: How to watch the live stream here!

Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked 2018: How to watch the live stream here!

Today we're having a peek at the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 up close and personal - it's event day. This is the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked Event, and right this minute we're running down the live event details, times, and other oddities you might want to know before and during said event. To begin, note that this event begins at 11AM Eastern Time, 10AM Central Time, 9AM Mountain Time, and 8AM Pacific Time.

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Android Pie gestures are changing more than just navigation

Android Pie gestures are changing more than just navigation

Google has just christened Android 9 as Android Pie and its rather plain-sounding name mirrors this release’ identity. The good things are all packed inside with AI filling while the crust almost feels like just for show. It’s biggest visual change and probably its most controversial is the new navigation system that favors a pill and a non-permanent back button over the navigation panel that has become Android’s identity for over a decade now. And yet that seemingly superficial change could actually be the beginning of an even bigger identity shift that’s happening in Android.

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Fortnite Mobile on Android: here is how it will play out

Fortnite Mobile on Android: here is how it will play out

Just as battle royale games have left a deep mark in the PC gaming market, it is now also poised to change the face of mobile gaming, especially after the mobile launch of the two biggest titles in that genre. Well, one and a half. Fortnite is still due to launch on Android alongside the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. But considering Android’s software ecosystem, it isn’t surprising that some very arduous developers have managed to get it running on the closest thing to a Galaxy Note 9: Samsung’s own Galaxy S9+.

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