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Google Pixel 6 Review

Google Pixel 6 Review

Our Google Pixel 6 Review is separate from that of the 6 Pro because they are two very different devices. Different not in their presentation of Android - there they're quite similar. Different in some of the most essential game-changing points of the smartphone experience. The Google Pixel 6 represents the strong bones of ideal Android 12 smartphone as envisioned by Google - it's more than just essential, and less than extravagant.

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Samsung teams with Best Buy for authorized Galaxy S and Note phone repairs

Samsung teams with Best Buy for authorized Galaxy S and Note phone repairs

Samsung has teamed up with Best Buy to offer its customers additional in-person device repair options for Note and Galaxy S smartphones. More than 100 Best Buy stores will become Samsung Authorized Service Centers starting tomorrow, October 26, giving Galaxy S and Note device owners access to software troubleshooting and common hardware repairs, including screen and battery replacements.

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Pokemon GO November 2021: Dia de Muertos and events galore

Pokemon GO November 2021: Dia de Muertos and events galore

Today we're taking a peek at the calendar for the month of November, 2021. It begins on November 1, 2021 with two events and one launch. There's GO Battle Day starting at 12AM local time (that's right as the day switches from October 31 to November 1). There'll also be a Dia de Muertos on November 1 that'll start at 10AM local time- no matter where you live in the world.

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Google Pixel 6 Pro Review

Google Pixel 6 Pro Review

The Google Pixel 6 Pro is the best Android phone in the world today - but is it right for you? This is really the first time Google has created a smartphone that's meant to battle the top-tier handsets in the industry, and it shows. But do you need the features that make this device cost more than its non-Pro companion?

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T-Mobile will pay off your expensive smartphone contract if you switch

T-Mobile will pay off your expensive smartphone contract if you switch

In its latest drastic bid to rake in new subscribers, T-Mobile has announced that it will pay off your existing smartphone, assuming you owe no more than $1,000 under your current contract. The promotion, of course, is contingent on switching from your existing carrier to T-Mobile, which launched the new offer on Friday. How does the promo work? T-Mobile says it'll dish out the payoff funds on a prepaid MasterCard.

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Google Pixel 6 vs Pixel 5: Reasons you should upgrade

Google Pixel 6 vs Pixel 5: Reasons you should upgrade

The freshly announced Pixel 6 series is a considerable leap when we talk of performance, features and design. If you have recently bought the Google Pixel 5, you could have second thoughts; but how far ahead are the new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro? Is it worth the upgrade if you own an older Pixel device or any other smartphone for that matter?

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Shiny Darkrai counters in Pokemon GO Halloween 2021

Shiny Darkrai counters in Pokemon GO Halloween 2021

Darkrai counters in Pokemon GO for Raid Boss Battles are here! It's time to get going on the second part of Halloween in Pokemon GO, and the big boss - non-Mega - is Darkrai! To take this monster on, winning style, you'll need plenty of Fighting-type, Fairy-type, or Bug-type Pokemon. You'll also be happy to know that Shiny Darkrai IS in the game, and your potential for finding a Shiny Darkrai is not altogether terrible!

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Google’s Pixel 6 Qualcomm snub is worse than in Apple’s iPhone

Google’s Pixel 6 Qualcomm snub is worse than in Apple’s iPhone

Google's ousting of Qualcomm from its Pixel 6 smartphones doesn't just cover the main chipset, with news that the new Google Tensor SoC is paired with an unexpected modem supplier, too. Having relied on Qualcomm's Snapdragon series of mobile chipsets for previous generations of Pixel phone - and the Nexus range before that - Google opted to develop its own chip for 2021's handsets instead.

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Android Work Profiles will expand in 2022, but questions remain

Android Work Profiles will expand in 2022, but questions remain

As part of a larger update on Android for enterprise users, Google revealed plans to expand Work Profile availability. The feature enables users to separate their work and personal lives on a single handset, but it is only available for managed devices at this time. That'll start to change next year when Google brings the feature to Workspace users with more to follow.

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Pixel 6 vs 6 Pro vs 5: What I can tell you before our review

Pixel 6 vs 6 Pro vs 5: What I can tell you before our review

We're in the process of a pair of reviews of the Google Pixel 6 and the Google Pixel 6 Pro here, and it's rough! It's difficult not being able to go in-depth on every tiny detail and difference between the two devices before the Google review embargo - but here we are. At the moment, I'm able to tell you a lot about the hardware.

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Samsung will make you a custom harlequin Galaxy Z Flip 3 now

Samsung will make you a custom harlequin Galaxy Z Flip 3 now

Samsung is adding a new, customized option to one of its most recent foldable phones, with the Galaxy Z Flip 3 Bespoke Edition allowing buyers to mix and match different colors. In total, the company says, there are now 49 possible combinations, ranging from fairly sober to decidedly unusual.

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Oppo chip plan could give Qualcomm a new nightmare

Oppo chip plan could give Qualcomm a new nightmare

Oppo is set to join the growing list of smartphone makers designing their own chipsets, according to a new report, with the Chinese company said to be looking to trim its dependence on processors from Qualcomm and others. The move would follow Apple, Huawei, Samsung, Xiaomi, and Google's path to system-on-chip (SoC) independence, allowing Oppo to customize its hardware according to its specific needs for each device.

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