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The Essential team is back (without Andy Rubin) to make your phones more secure as OSOM

The team behind the Essential Phone is back at work, sort of. Essential is still gone, so don’t get your hopes up for a PH-2, but they might still have a hand in your next smartphone anyway. This time they’re focused on hardware and software security as a startup called OSOM, and they’re doing it […]

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Porsche pushes back the launch of its second EV to 2021

You’ll have to wait a while longer if you want to drive Porsche’s second-ever electric car after the Taycan. Porsche chief Oliver Blume told Bloomberg and others that the Taycan Cross Turismo’s launch has been moved from late 2020 to sometime in earl…
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Rockstar rolls back the ‘Red Dead Online’ update that broke everything

Rockstar Games recently tried to fix some Red Dead Online bugs it unintentionally introduced in July’s major update, which added a naturalist role to the game. However, it accidentally made things much, much worse on PS4 and Xbox One. There were glit…
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You can now back up your smartphone to Google One for no charge

Google One is now offering the handy new feature of allowing Android (and iOS) users the ability to back up their handsets, absolutely free*. You don’t need to be a Google One subscriber, you just need to have the app installed on the device you want to back up to. Of course, being free means […]

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Newton Mail comes back from the grave one more time

Newton Mail has had a very, very weird life. It started as a good, albeit expensive, email application with a ton of supercharged features; it wasn’t sustainable, however, so it was going to be killed off. At least, that was the original plan. Unlike Google’s Inbox, Newton Mail had a savior. Essential swooped in and […]

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Samsung will buy back your Galaxy S20 for 50% of its price, if you give it back within two years

It’s no surprise that the Galaxy S20 has gotten off to a slow start. Reviews for the Galaxy S20 Ultra haven’t been great, and the expensive starting price with no budget option hasn’t helped. Couple that with a current global pandemic, and, well, you don’t have a recipe for success. Samsung’s solution? They’ll give you […]

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The Morning After: Vine is back, but now it’s Byte

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This week took some interesting turns between a possible peek at the Xbox Series X back panel and rumors of an iPhone SE2. Among the stories below that you might have missed, we've also launched a series of smar…
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Samsung’s new Galaxy XCover Pro rugged smartphone brings removable batteries back

Even though the buzz of CES 2020 is underway, Samsung managed to quietly bring a new phone to market: the Galaxy XCover Pro, a rugged smartphone that can take a beating. This is the successor to the XCover 4, which launched in 2017. Now, people that need a rugged smartphone have some higher-end tech available […]

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Google scales back town hall meetings following leaks

Google's weekly all-hands meetings have quickly become a source of leaks, and the company is apparently taking an aggressive approach to curbing those leaks: it's limiting the meetings themselves. The Verge has learned that CEO Sundar Pichai sent com…
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Here’s how to get your app drawer back on the LG G8 ThinQ and other LG phones

LG makes some killer flagship hardware, especially if you’re someone looking for a high-end phone that actually doesn’t have any compromises. The LG G8, for example, still has a headphone jack and microSD card, it has a regular fingerprint scanner, and there’s no weird design stuff going on, outside of a notch. It’s a killer […]

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Pixel 3a put some life back in Google’s smartphone business, doubling total Pixel sales year-over-year

Google’s Pixel sales since inception have been pretty lackluster. It’s not that the Pixels aren’t great phones, especially when it comes to camera quality and software updates, but they’ve just never really managed to take a bite out of the market, especially not without insane carrier promotions. But it looks like the Pixel 3a might […]

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Nokia is bringing the feature phone back, but this time they’re using Android, too

Feature phones still have a place in the market, however small. In countries like the US, there’s still some small demand for a phone that’s a little more basic without all the bells and whistles of something like a Galaxy S10, and in emerging markets there’s a need for devices that are less expensive and […]

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If you bought a Nexus 6P, you might now be eligible for up to $400 back

The Nexus 6P was a bit of a mixed bag. Not only was it among the last Nexus phones before Google shifted over to the Pixel line, it was really hit or miss on whether it worked well for users. It was a great phone, honestly, but was plagued with a ton of boot looping […]

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Best Buy has canceled your Galaxy Fold preorder, and we still don’t know when it’ll be back up

Samsung announced the Galaxy Fold to a ton of fanfare and media hype, but not long afterwards the hype train came to a screeching halt. Broken and malfunctioning displays, indefinite delays, and unanswered questions all made it hard to really count on when you could buy a real Galaxy Fold. Things still aren’t really any […]

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Essential brings Newton mail app back from the dead, still costs $50 per year

2019 is gearing up to be a pretty weird year, and Essential is here to help. After purchasing CloudMagic a few months ago for some reason, the phone maker has revived CloudMagic’s failing email app, Newton, after the company shut down the app in September. They’ve changed basically nothing, they’re still charging a ton of money […]

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The Galaxy S10 Edge might bring back Samsung’s old Edge branding

Remember the Galaxy S7 Edge and that entire family of Edge phones from Samsung? After the Galaxy S8 all of their flagship phones adopted a curved edge display, so the Edge name was dropped for just the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. But that name might be coming back with the Galaxy S10, since not […]

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Chrome may stop websites from hijacking your browser’s back button

Surf the web for long enough and you'll invariably run into a site that refuses to acknowledge your browser's back button, usually because it wants to force ads down your throat. Google might soon put a stop to those shady redirects, though. Recently…
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Vivo’s latest phone drops the front-facing camera, but adds a full screen on the back

Display notches are good for cutting the screen around the front-facing cameras on smartphones, so what should you do to get an all-body display without a notch? Drop the front-facing camera of course! But what about when you want to take a selfie? Simply use the rear cameras, because Vivo is putting a screen back […]

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Twitter finally brings the chronological timeline back

If you are a Twitter user, you are probably familiar with the frustration of seeing your timeline showing tweets that were posted hours ago instead of ones from a few seconds ago. Twitter’s policy of showing the ‘Best Tweets First’ meant that the timeline was a confusing mess, but there is hope on the horizon […]

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The latest Pixel 3 leak came from the back of a Lyft

In a truly global smartphone market, unreleased devices leak all the time. It's become almost impossible for Apple, Samsung and other major handset manufacturers to keep designs, specifications and features of their latest flagship secret before thei…
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Google Fit gets a makeover to tempt you back into your exercise routine

Fitbit isn’t the only company making waves in the digital fitness community this week. Google has also redesigned its Google Fit app, the backbone of fitness tracking on Wear OS and on Android devices that aren’t Samsung. The new redesign was made with input from the American Heart Association and World Health Organization, so Google […]

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[TA Deals] Back up all of your stuff with this heavily discounted iDrive lifetime subscription!

The search for a way to back up the most important things on phones and tablets ends today. On Talk Android Deals, IDrive’s unlimited mobile backup solution is $ 20 for a limited time. That’s because we’re hosting the service as our featured deal of the day. Let’s get everything on your mobile devices backed up for […]

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Nokia 7 Plus running Android P bumped back to Android Oreo

Running beta versions of software, even entire operating systems, always comes with some risks that something will get severely messed up. It is rare that problems rise above the level of annoyance, but when it does happen it can be quite maddening. Owner’s of HMD Global‘s Nokia 7 Plus smartphones who decided to take on […]

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Facebook goes back to basics: People

Over the past couple of years, Facebook has frequently tweaked its News Feed algorithms to deliver stories that are relevant and of interest to you. It was a strategy that, up until now, seemed to be the way forward for the site. But that's all about…
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YouTube Rewind live with a look back at 2017

If you ever wondered what videos you wasted spent time watching on YouTube in 2017, the video platform has a report out that will help you figure out which branches of the rabbit hole you my have gone down. Google provides this YouTube Rewind report each as a way to portray some openness around the platform […]

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Nest might get folded back into Google’s hardware division

Nest has been riding the struggle bus for the past few years, turning pretty much no profit and putting Alphabet in a difficult decision about what to do with the hardware company. Well, it looks like Alphabet’s plan might be to just squish Nest back into Google’s hardware division, ending the smart home manufacturer’s autonomous […]

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Lean back and watch YouTube TV with a new app for your big screen

Since the launch of YouTube TV in April, you’ve streamed live sports, local and national news, and can’t-miss shows on your phone, tablet and computer. Now, we’re psyched to announce our new YouTube TV app, made for the big screen.

We know you love watching TV content on, well, your TV. In fact, over half the time spent watching YouTube TV is consumed through Chromecast on the big screen. And members who stream with a Chromecast are highly engaged, watching over four hours a day on the weekends with football season back in full swing.

So today we’re excited to unveil the new YouTube TV app built for TV devices. In the next few days, you’ll be able to stream live TV through the new YouTube TV app on Android TV devices including NVIDIA SHIELD and TVs with Android TV built-in, such as Sony, as well as on the Xbox One family of devices (Xbox One, Xbox One S, and soon Xbox One X).

In the coming weeks we’ll be launching the new app on Smart TVs, such as LG, Samsung, Sony, along with Apple TV. We also recently expanded our TV device support by launching voice commands with Google Home paired with Chromecast.

If you love the simplicity of finding your favorite content on the mobile app, you’ll be happy to know you’ll still find our signature tabs on the TV app as well–home, live and library. Finding, playing, and recording your favorite live TV is as simple as before.

Here’s what’s new on this TV app:

  • Control your live TV experience with your TV’s remote control or game controller.
  • For a more cinematic look, we made the background dark on your TVs.
  • A new Live guide made for your big screen so you can get a sneak-peek at what’s airing soon.
  • Never miss the action with our background playback experience built for your big screen.
  • Easily pick up where you left off on another device when you get home.

If you aren’t a YouTube TV member, try it out free today and start watching on the big screen right away. With game 6 of the World Series® tomorrow and a possibly historic game 7 on Wednesday, now’s the time to start your free trial.

YouTube TV is now available in all top 50 metro areas, covering over two-thirds of the U.S. We’re expanding quickly, so visit tv.youtube.com and sign up to be notified when we launch in your market.

Okalo Ikhena, YouTube TV Product Manager, recently watched all five World Series® games live on the big screen with the new YouTube TV app.


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Uber is ready to cut a deal to get its London license back

Uber may have lost its London taxi license with no small amount of drama, but it's already willing to make concessions. The ridesharing outfit's city manager Tom Elvidge tells the Sunday Times that he would "like to know what [Uber] can do" to "get t…
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On-again, off-again Samsung Bixby home assistant device back on

It has been an on and off effort by Samsung on working toward release of their own version of a smart home assistant device to compete with Google Home, Amazon Echo and the Apple HomePod. In July word first came out that Samsung was working on a device to compete in that market, but progress […]

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Nokia 6 review: The brand is back, but this phone is full of compromises

The Nokia 6 is the first Nokia phone we’ve seen in several years. It also marks the first smartphone that’s technically from HMD Global, who has taken the reigns for producing Nokia devices. Most importantly, the Nokia 6 is the first in a new line of Android-powered devices from the historic company, who finally ditched Windows as […]

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Evan Blass shares the front, back, and sides of the LG V30

There it is. An image showing the LG V30 from nearly every angle has leaked. Evan Blass, the mobile industry insider at VentureBeat, just gave us the best look yet at LG’s upcoming phone by showing the front, back, and sides. Although it’ll still belong to the V series, the V30 marks a clear pivot away […]

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FCC back at full strength after Senate appoints two new members

The FCC is no longer shorthanded after seven months of operating below max capacity now that the Senate has finally appointed two new commissioners. In a statement released today, the agency has named Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr to fill the…
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Taylor Swift is getting back together with Spotify

Taylor Swift must have shaken off any bad blood left between her and Spotify, because you'll soon be able to listen to her music on the service again. In fact, you'll be able to access her entire back catalog not just on Spotify, but also on every ex…
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The DROIDs you are looking for will be back on Verizon

Earlier this week Motorola launched the new Moto Z2 Play and for the U.S. market, the exclusive carrier will be Verizon, although an unlocked version is described as being available “later this summer.” Normally one would expect a Verizon exclusive phone from Motorola to be adorned with DROID branding, but that is not the case […]

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Intel and Samsung back FTC lawsuit against Qualcomm

The Federal Trade Commission kicked off 2017 by targeting Qualcomm over allegedly anti-competitive behavior, and unsurprisingly, companies the chipmaker competes with agree. Intel and Samsung filed briefs supporting the FTC lawsuit, claiming that Qua…
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Moto G5 Plus review: Back to being the best mid-range phone

Over the last couple of years, a massive number of consumers around the world have shifted their buying preferences for phones. It’s no longer guaranteed that the biggest and most expensive phones should be the only ones considered. That change in philosophy can be credited in large part to the Moto G line, which was […]

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Toyota unveils robotic leg brace to help give paralyzed patients their mobility back

Toyota unveiled a new robotic leg brace at its head office in Tokyo today. It’s called the Welwalk WW-1000 and it may help bring mobility back to partially paralyzed people, by assisting in their rehabilitation therapy.

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Red Bull Air Race brings low-flying action back to San Diego

The Red Bull Air Race brings the low-flying, high-stakes excitement of air racing back to San Diego after an eight-year hiatus. Fans can buy tickets now to experience the event first hand, where planes fly over 200mph less than 100 feet high.

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It’s finally back — Verizon re-offers its unlimited plan to eager customers

Guess peer pressure really works. Or at least, healthy competition among the leading phone service providers does. After enduring what seems like years of ridicule from T-Mobile and Sprint, Verizon is finally back in the unlimited game.

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The OnePlus 3T in Gunmetal with 128GB of internal storage is back

Now you can choose more internal storage when buying the OnePlus 3T in Gunmetal. A spokesperson form OnePlus reached out today to let us know that the OnePlus 3T in Gunmetal is being offered online in both 64GB and 128GB varieties. The 128GB model wasn’t available for a short amount of time following supply issues. […]

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NBC: Russia ‘considers’ sending Snowden back to US

A report by NBC News cites unnamed US intelligence sources claiming that Russian officials are deliberating a handover of Edward Snowden as a "gift" to the Trump administration. Since leaking information on the NSA's "PRISM" surveillance, the former…
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How to back up your Apple Watch

This is our guide on how to back up your Apple Watch. If you need to back up or restore your Apple Watch, then this guide will take you through the pairing process, show you how to back up, and list the information that will and won’t get backed up.

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How to back up your Apple Watch

This is our guide on how to back up your Apple Watch. If you need to back up or restore your Apple Watch, then this guide will take you through the pairing process, show you how to back up, and list the information that will and won’t get backed up.

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BetterBack promises to alleviate your back pain, straighten out your posture

Meet the BetterBack, a posture strap that promises to help you “effortlessly sit in perfect posture, easing back pain (and preventing it),” and just maybe, help you straighten out to gain those extra vertical inches you’ve been looking for.

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Zynga back in court over alleged insider trading

Social game developer Zynga is being dragged back into a lawsuit that claims select board members acted unfairly on inside information by selling shares before a stock price tumble in 2012. As Reuters reports, the Delaware Supreme Court is reviving a…
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To find its future, Hasselblad had to look back to its past

Hasselblad has left a difficult few years behind it, and launched a camera that takes its founder’s original vision and brings it right up to date. We visited the company and discovered the passion driving it forward.

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I ate a pizza made by a robot in the back of a truck, and it was delicious

Zume Pizza is the latest Silicon Valley startup to be making headlines, largely because of the way that it automates the pizza-making process. We took a tour of the company’s facility to find out just how automated the process really is.

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Here’s how you can bag yourself a pair of Nike’s ‘Back to the Future’ shoes

If you fancy swanning about in a pair of those flashy ‘Back to the Future’ sneakers that can lace themselves up, get over to Nike’s website now, pay $ 10, and enter its all-proceeds-to-charity raffle. There are 89 pairs up for grabs.

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Teddy Ruxpin is back — with even creepier peepers

Teddy Ruxpin is back, and those eyes…they’re just as big, bright, and potentially terrifying as ever. Only this time, they’re not made out of plastic — they’re LED lights that allow these eyes to flash hearts, stars, and even snowflakes.

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A NASA probe is headed to a nearby asteroid, and will bring part of it back to Earth

The OSIRIS-REx mission is heading to the asteroid Bennu, and in July 2020 would scoop up some asteroid dust to be returned to earth three years later. The hope is to understand more about the formation of the solar system.

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