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Google Pixel Camera Shootout

We take the Pixel XL into the lab and square it off against the iPhone 7 Plus, LG V20, and Galaxy S7 Edge.

Google Pixel XL Top 5 features

The Pixel XL is the first Android phone to deliver an emphatic, cohesive, surprise-and-delight experience. Let's investigate exactly how.

Google Pixel XL Unboxing

An Android user, an iPhone user, and an all-around mobile curmudgeon unwrap and boot up Google's new superphone.

Google made an iPhone, so now what?

Google’s new Pixels phones look and cost the same as the iPhone. Now that Google is in Apple territory, what can the original iPhone-maker do to stand out?

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Which apps and services work with Google Home?

Clear your throat for a lot of "OK, Google" with these services that are ready on day one for Google's Echo competitor.

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YouTube Music update improves sharing and preps for more playlist features

Some under-the-hood capabilities will eventually bring the kind of customization that you would expect from a dedicated music streaming app.

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Prime Members Now Get Unlimited Reading On Any Device, Amazon Announces - Deal Alert

Prime Reading is the new benefit to Prime members, and it gives you unlimited access to over a thousand books, current issue magazines, comics, Kindle Singles, and more. With access from any device – including your phone, tablet, or Kindle. So you can read however you want, whenever you want.

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Hands on with Google Home: Your Google universe in a home-appliance wrapper

Beware, Amazon. You now have serious competition in the always-aware WiFi speaker game.

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27% off AUKEY SoundTank Bluetooth Water Resistant Speaker with 30-Hour Playtime - DealPost

Weighing in at just over a pound, the AUKEY SK-M12 is the ideal lightweight, water resistant companion speaker. Dual 5 watt speaker drivers powered by a 2600mAh rechargeable battery deliver up to 30 continuous hours of wireless sound.

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Xiaomi's 4K-capable Mi Box is the most affordable Android TV device yet

If you're looking for an affordable Android TV streaming box, Xiaomi's Mi Box is now available with 4K and HDR support.

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What to expect from Google's big Oct. 4 hardware event

Pixel phones, Google Home, a 4K Chromecast, and maybe even a new tablet may come to dine at the hardware feast.

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Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV appears in the wild with a $69 price tag

The latest Google-friendly set-top box supports 4K video, HDR content, and includes a Bluetooth voice remote.

Rapid review: Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod

Hands on with the Hasselblad True Zoom camera Mod for Motorola's Z Droid smartphones.


Jump the line for the newest Chromecast features with Google's new preview program

Google hasn't said what's coming yet, but if you sign up for the initiative you'll be part of the group that's in the know.


AT&T announces data-free streaming of DirectTV and U-Verse over its network

The plan will be a win if you have your services bundled together, though it's likely to generate more net neutrality questions.

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Report: Google to unveil Pixel phones, Google Home, Daydream VR, and a 4K Chromecast on Oct. 4

The report echoes earlier rumors that Google is dropping the Nexus branding and will further push its services into virtual reality, the smart home, and television.

Fossil's Q Marshal smartwatch

This big, chunky device is a second-generation smartwatch from Fossil.

Samsung recalls Note 7 on battery problems

Samsung has issued a global recall for its new Note 7 smartphone after 35 reported battery problems.

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29% off Huawei Stainless Steel Smartwatch with Black Suture Leather Strap - Deal Alert

Inspired by the classic designs of luxury watches, with cutting-edge technology, the Huawei Watch redefines what we’ve come to expect from a smartwatch.

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24% off Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones - Apple devices, Power Red - Deal Alert

Bose Sound Sport in-ear headphones deliver deep, clear sound for the music you love, with a durable design that stands up to the rigors of your day.

6 features to try first in Android N

Android 7.0—aka, Android Nougat or just Android N—is rolling out to Nexus devices in the coming weeks. There are more than 250 improvements, but try these ones first.

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Samsung Milk Music closes its virtual doors September 22

Samsung will discontinue the streaming service to instead focus on partnerships with other music streaming companies.


Hands-on with the Honor 8

The smartphone meant for Millennials packs quite a few features in a $399 package.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 iris scanner review's Al Sacco goes hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone and its new biometric iris scanner.

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LG announces the V20, a phone squarely targeted at audiophiles

The phone promises 'concert-like audio', though the challenge will be getting buyers to care in a crowded smartphone market.