May 9

Google is getting a lot of credit regarding its new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones, and deservedly so. In all the madness that is Google I/O, it’s likely you’ve missed a few bit of news regarding the Pixel 3a, so let’s round up some of the smaller details you might have missed.

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September 14

Yesterday, we all got our hands on a “dogfood” version of the Google Camera app from a pre-release Google Pixel 4. Within this update, we found another reference to “needlefish,” a third Google device codename that we’ve heard about once before…

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September 10

It’s that time of year again. Google’s fall event — expected to bring new products spanning Google’s entire lineup — is right around the corner. That means new Google Pixel, Google Home, Pixelbook, and other devices. So what are you to do with all your old gear? You should trade it in, and we’ve put together all the best trade deals for Pixel, Samsung, and more below…

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August 27

Verizon’s anti-robocall ‘Call Filter’ will automatically opt-in some Android devices

Carriers have been in a push lately for anti-spam services. Today, Verizon is launching a big expansion of its free Call Filter service which will automatically enroll “eligible” Android users.

August 22

[Update: Rolling out in US] HTC U11, U11+ and U12+ will get Android Pie by Q2 2019

HTC feels very much like a forgotten smartphone manufacturer. That said, the Taiwanese brand has confirmed that it hasn’t forgotten about three of its handsets with regard to software updates. The company confirmed on Twitter that the HTC U11, U11+ and U12+ will get Android Pie by Q2 2019.

July 21, 2014

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Two weeks ago, HTC posted a video on their YouTube channel titled “HTC Design – ‘Behind the Scenes'” The video shows one of HTC’s offices with a voice over explaining their design philosophy. And while the video may be the usual mumbo-jumbo you’d expect from any companies YouTube channel, something interesting appears at about the 0:35 mark. expand full story

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