In this week’s top stories: Our Google Daydream View review, the best affordable Android smartphones for November, renders of a bezel-less Meizu smartphone leak, we show you how to take full advantage of Google Assistant with IFTTT, and much more.

We kick things off this week with our rundown on the best options for affordable Android smartphones. We go hands-on with new Pixel Live Cases. Pixel gets hacked at PWNFEST as a November security patch arrives. And we get a look at Google’s cancelled Project Ara smartphone.

We move onto Stephen’s Google Daydream View review as the VR device officially arrives for sale alongside supported apps. We also show you how to make Google Assistant more useful on your Pixel or Google Home using IFTTT. And Google announces 2 billion active Chrome installs at its Chrome Dev Summit in this week’s top video.

These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:

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Jordan Kahn

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.