In this week’s top stories: The best affordable Android phones for October, more on Pixel, hands-on with Xiaomi Mi Box, new apps and much more.

We kick things off with our October edition of the best affordable Android smartphones you can buy.

Ben reviews the new the Xiaomi Mi Box— a $69, 4K-capable Android TV. Android Pay looks likely to arrive soon for Canadians.

And more details on Google’s new Pixel smartphones alongside this week’s notable app updates and videos. These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:

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Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & Electrek.co. He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s weekly Logic Pros series and makes music as one half of Toronto-based Makamachine.