In this week’s top stories: Android 7.1 Dev Preview 2 and a reported release date, our Huawei Mate 9 and LeEco Le Pro3 reviews , Chrome OS updates, Black Friday deals, and much more.
We kick things off this week with the Android 7.1 Developer Preview 2 for the Nexus 5X, 6P, 9, and Pixel C as a release date reportedly gets set for December 5th for Nexus users. We give you our Huawei Mate 9 Review and hands-on video. And we recommend our top 5 Android apps you should check out this month.
Android apps arrive on the Acer Chromebook 14, 15, and ASUS C300 through the developer channel. Acer’s aluminum Chromebook 14 gets a notable discount alongside other Black Friday deals on Android phones & accessories. And we finish off with our LeEco Le Pro3 Review along with our other top videos.
These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:
- Android 7.1 will be released to Nexus devices with December 5th security patch
- Android 7.1 Developer Preview 2 now available for Nexus 5X, 6P, 9, and Pixel C
- Huawei Mate 9 Review: The first non-Nexus Huawei phone that’s great across the board
- Canadian Pixel update adds ‘Double-tap to check’ & ‘Lift to check phone’
- Experience the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in VR with Google Cardboard/Daydream
- Black Friday: The best Android phone & accessory deals
- Report: Google Pixel claimed 7.5% of Verizon activations over last month
- Spotify for Android now has bottom bar navigation, and that’s a wonderful thing
- Samsung may take on the ‘Jet Black’ iPhone 7 with its own glossy Galaxy S7 next month
Chrome OS |
- Chrome OS could soon support always-listening keywords, may debut on the Samsung Chromebook Pro
- Chrome OS 56 in dev channel brings some new Material Design interface tweaks
- Acer’s aluminum Chromebook 14 is one of the year’s best laptop values, especially at $230
- Android apps arrive on Acer Chromebook 14, 15, ASUS C300 through the developer channel
- Google’s AI can translate languages it’s never learned, lip-read better than people
- Google Wifi router gets put to the test, comes out on top against competitors
This week’s top videos |
- Hands-on with 5 Android apps you should download in November 2016 [Video]
- LeEco Le Pro3 Review: Great hardware doesn’t fix a subpar software experience [Video]
- The revamped Google Sites is now available for everyone to use [Video]
- In-store ‘Google Shops’ are now appearing at some Canadian Best Buy locations [Video]
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