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November 22

Qualcomm updating chip naming with standalone ‘Snapdragon’ brand & single-digit + generation

Qualcomm is set to announce its next chip that will power the flagship devices of 2022 in two weeks. Ahead of that, Qualcomm announced a rebrand of “Snapdragon” that includes a new naming scheme and visual system.

December 1

Shang-Chi’s Simu Liu partnering with Google to shoot Pixel 6 ads

In addition to doing Google TV’s “Watch with Me” series, Simu Liu of Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will be shooting Pixel 6 ads.

November 16

Google nets Giannis Antetokounmpo as ‘new face’ of the Pixel 6

The Pixel 6 has seen more advertising than any past Google device, and the marketing campaign is continuing with Giannis Antetokounmpo becoming the “new face” of the NBA’s “Official Fan Phone.”

November 2

There’s no face unlock on the Pixel 6 despite early hints suggesting otherwise [Updated]

Marketing leaks leading up to the unveiling of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro suggested the surprising presence of “Face Unlock.” However, at launch, there is no such capability, though signs continue to point towards it.

November 9

Deals: Google Nest Mini 2-pack $39, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 hit $100, more

All of today’s best deals are headlined by a pair of Google Nest Mini speakers for $39. That’s alongside a new low on the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 at $100 and an HP 11-inch Chromebook for $180. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

December 2

Google postpones early 2022 return to office, no new date provided

At the end of August, Google delayed its wide-scale office return to early 2022. That is now being pushed back again and a new date will be determined at the start of next year.

November 16

Google details Chrome OS long-term support (LTS) enterprise channel that updates every six months

Ahead of Chrome OS getting major updates every four weeks at the end of this month, Google today detailed the new six-month “long-term support” (LTS) channel for education and enterprise customers.

November 24

Shoppable small business murals in LA, NY highlight Google Lens ‘Shopping’ capabilities

Google, in partnership with American Express, is marking Small Business Saturday this weekend with “shoppable murals” in four US cities that promote both local shops and Google Lens.

December 1

YouTube Music, Google Photos, and Play Books getting new Android widgets

Following Gmail last week, Play Books, Google Photos, and YouTube Music are set to get new widgets on Android.

November 3

Google Drive testing search chips, like in Gmail, to better filter results

Like email, the experience of searching through files can always benefit from improvements. For its part, Google Drive is in the process of beta testing search chips to “help users refine their search and locate files faster.”

November 29

[Update: UK] Google offers developer discount on Lenovo Tab P12 Pro to test Android 12L

At the moment, the Android 12L Developer Preview is only available via the Android Emulator, while the beta is coming to Pixel phones in December. A preview is also set to arrive on the Lenovo Tab P12 Pro for large-screen Android 12L development, and Google is offering a discount on the upcoming tablet. 

November 5

Pixel 6 doesn’t actually charge at 30W as Google implies, analysis finds 22W max

One of the seemingly major upgrades that was supposed to come with Google’s Pixel 6 series was an improvement to charging speeds, bringing the max rate from 18 watts all the way up to 30 watts, beating out Samsung and Apple at the same time. As it turns out, though, the 30W rate that Google […]

November 30

Deals: HP Chromebook 11 x2 hits $349, TicWatch Pro S Smartwatch $150, more

All of today’s deals are headlined by the HP Chromebook 11 x2 at $250 off. That’s alongside the TicWatch Pro S Smartwatch at $150 and Jaybird Vista 2 sport earbuds for $130. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.


Deals: Google Nest Thermostat hits $90, Galaxy Watch 4 Classic down to $323, more

Headlining all of today’s best deals, the Google Nest Thermostat is down to $90. That’s alongside a new low on Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 Classic and iOttie’s Made for Google iON charger. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

November 29

Best Cyber Monday Android smartphone deals: Motorola One 5G $288, Google Pixel 6, Galaxy Z Fold, more

We are now tracking some seriously impressive Cyber Monday Android smartphone deals as the biggest one-day shopping event of the year rolls on. With massive price drops landing on the latest models from Google, Samsung, Motorola, and Sony, just to name a few, shoppers and gift-givers can now take advantage of massive price drops on […]

November 1

Galaxy Z Flip 3 inspires custom jeans w/ dedicated phone pocket, just like Google’s Pixel jeans

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 3 is a form factor that excels in letting you keep a big phone in the smallest possible pocket. To celebrate that fact, Samsung is collaborating on a custom pair of jeans specifically for the Flip. Sounds familiar.

November 8

Deals: LG Wing 5G refurb smartphone hits $330, Fitbit Luxe $100, more

All of today’s best deals are now up for the taking and headlined by the LG Wing 5G dropping to $330 in a rare refurbished sale. That’s alongside a new Amazon low on the Fitbit Luxe and TP-Link Kasa smart home gear from $10. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

November 1

Google One users in 4 countries can get a free 2nd-gen Nest Hub by upgrading to 2TB annual plan

In the past, Google has offered free Assistant speakers to existing subscribers and prospective members of its subscription storage service. The latest Google One promo involves upgrading to a 2TB annual plan for a free Nest Hub (2nd-gen).

November 29

Best Cyber Monday Chromebook deals: Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Go $245 all-time low, more

This is the place to find all of this year’s best Cyber Monday Chromebook deals. Black Friday week has officially come and gone, but we are now tracking notable price drops on a range of Chromebooks for Cyber Monday including models from Samsung, Lenovo, ASUS, HP, Acer, and more. We are expecting to see even […]

November 9

Check out the Ford F-150 Lightning up close with a 3D, AR experience through Google

Who said you have to wait until 2022 to see a new Ford F-150 Lightning in your driveway? Together with the help of Google, Ford just launched “F-150 Lightning: Strike Anywhere,” a 3D, augmented reality experience available anywhere using your smartphone. (The link is here.) The 3D animations allow you to browse through variations of the upcoming electric pickup, while the AR function lets you place a Lightning truck in front of you to visualize it in real life.

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