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  • [Update x2: Statement] The Pixel 3 is the first Verizon LTE Android phone to be SIM locked in a decade, and that'll be a problem for some

    Update 1: 2018/10/19 7:58am PDT Update 2: 2018/10/19 1:22pm PDT Back in 2008, Verizon agreed to the FCC that it wouldn't lock its LTE phones in exchange for winning the 700MHz Upper Block C spectrum. Earlier this year, however, Verizon decided that it didn't have to follow the rules anymore, announcing that its phones would no longer […]

  • The Pixel 3 XL is capable of 1440p60 HDR video playback

    We recently learned that the Pixel 3 is pretty good at shooting video, and it turns out that it's not bad at playing video back either. The Pixel 3 XL supports 1440p60 HDR playback, a step up from the Pixel 2 XL's 1080p60 HDR maximum. left: Pixel 3. right: Pixel 3 XL. 1440p60 HDR is something that […]

  • The Pixel 3 XL is capable of 1440p60 HDR video playback

    We recently learned that the Pixel 3 is pretty good at shooting video, and it turns out that it's not bad at playing video back either. The Pixel 3 XL supports 1440p60 HDR playback, a step up from the Pixel 2 XL's 1080p60 HDR maximum. left: Pixel 3. right: Pixel 3 XL. 1440p60 HDR is something that […]

  • Google's 2018 product boxes have reflective anti-counterfeiting labels

    Odds are that you won't encounter any fake Pixel 3s or Home Hubs, and if you're reading this site, you'd probably be able to identify a counterfeit Google product pretty easily. But if you're buying a piece of Google hardware off, say, Craigslist, and you want to verify its authenticity, the company's 2018 products each […]

  • Google's 2018 product boxes have reflective anti-counterfeiting labels

    Odds are that you won't encounter any fake Pixel 3s or Home Hubs, and if you're reading this site, you'd probably be able to identify a counterfeit Google product pretty easily. But if you're buying a piece of Google hardware off, say, Craigslist, and you want to verify its authenticity, the company's 2018 products each […]

  • ASUS Chromebook 12 C223NA review: A step backwards

    In my opinion, Asus makes the best Chromebooks on the market, second only to Google. Last year's Chromebook Flip C302 is still one of the best Chrome OS laptops you can buy, especially considering its competitive price point. The company's lower-end C101PA is also a fantastic 10-inch convertible. I think you can easily make the […]

  • ASUS Chromebook 12 C223NA review: A step backwards

    In my opinion, Asus makes the best Chromebooks on the market, second only to Google. Last year's Chromebook Flip C302 is still one of the best Chrome OS laptops you can buy, especially considering its competitive price point. The company's lower-end C101PA is also a fantastic 10-inch convertible. I think you can easily make the […]

  • Apple iPad Pro 2018 specs, news and release date: A new iPad is coming

    A new 2018 iPad Pro will debut on 30 October.  Late-March yielded a new 9.7-inch iPad (non-Pro), but there wasn't action on the iPad Pro during the first part of 2018 as we'd expected.  Here we break down the rumours so you know what to expect from the new Apple iPad Pro. New Apple iPad Pro […]

  • Android 8.1 Oreo is now accessible for a LG K20 on AT&T

    Android Oreo continues to make a approach to lower-end devices. This time, it's a $120 LG K20 on ATT. The conduit posted a support refurbish that remarkable Android 8.1 is accessible for a phone final week. While it's not a latest and greatest, Oreo carries with it some poignant upgrades, like picture-in-picture support for certain […]