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Update: OnePlus has reached out to let us know that “the notification is not an advertisement but rather a user survey to OnePlus 5 users.” We will let you decide whether you think it was just a simple survey or an advertisement.

If you didn’t get it from the headline, OnePlus 5 owners (including our own Hayato Huseman) have been reporting that the company that makes their phone is advertising the chance to win another one. This isn’t the first case of OnePlus doing this though, with some receiving push notifications promoting the then just released 5 in June

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Pre-order the 6GB/128GB HTC U11 tonight at 12am ET for $729

The HTC U11 was released back in May with many praising it for its Pixel-level performance and its highly reflective glass backing. The only issue with it, for those who prefer copious amounts of storage, is that the handset only came with 64GB of built-in memory. Although there is a microSD card slot available to expand this, HTC will soon offer a 128GB U11 with 6GB of RAM for just $80 more than the base model…

According to a new report from CNBC, Alphabet’s Life Sciences arm Verily has invested in a cancer detection startup called Freenome. It’s unclear just how much Verily put into the company, but its latest round totaled around $65 million.

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Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!


After dropping the third O Developer Preview back in early June, Google today pushed out the final Developer Preview build before the official release of Android 8.0 later this summer. While Google has tweaked some of the designs within the OS, DP4 is mainly a close to finished build of Android O which means better performance and finalized APIs for developers.

Have you already installed it or do you plan to install Android O’s fourth Developer Preview?

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Chrome OS’s app launcher is a bit old hat compared to some of Google’s other UI designs. We’re still waiting on Chrome OS’s touchscreen-optimized overhaul to better support 2-in-1 laptop designs, but the new app launcher, dubbed “Peeking Launcher,” is already available with a little work.

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While Google Glass Enterprise Edition isn’t for consumers and likely won’t ever be (if for no other reason than it’s more than 2 years old at this point), there are still plenty of enthusiasts out there that might want all the nitty gritty details on the Glass successor. So now, for the first time, we’ve gotten our hands on a complete spec sheet for Glass Enterprise Edition…

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