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7 tweaks and changes in Android Q that will make your phone better than it is now

Google has released the first developer beta of Android Q, and while there aren't too many major user-facing features, there are a few that will make your phone faster and more secure than ever.

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Android Confidential: The Android phones and features that flew and flopped in 2018

2018 was filled with some great and some not-so-great Android phones and features.

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How Google can clean up its messaging mess after Allo's shutdown

Google has announced that it will be shutting down Allo and Hangouts for good, as it again refocuses its messaging strategy on the remaining apps. Here's a simple way for Google to fix it once and for all.

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Android Confidential: The Pixel Slate doesn't cut it as a high-end Android tablet

In the latest episode of Android Confidential I teaming whether the Pixel Slate can do double duty as a premium Android tablet. Spoiler: It can't.

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Pixel 3 tips and tricks: Getting the most from your new Google phone

It's time to explore the cool Pixel-exlusive features you don't get on other Android phones.

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Google offers Pixel 3XL users free Play Store credit, promises bug fixes 'in the coming weeks'

Google has some good news for Pixel 3 owners: fixes are coming and free Play Store credit can be claimed.

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Google Pixel Stand review: Too many locks and not enough ease

The Pixel Stand is a fine wireless charger, but only if you have a Pixel 3 and are willing to pay a premium for a Made by Google product.

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Google Home Hub: The least-expensive smart display is one of the best

Google definitely got the price right, even if the Google Home Hub can't make video calls.

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Google Pixel 3 XL review: Winning the game by rewriting the rules

Whether the Google Pixel 3 XL is the best Android phone is up for debate, but it's the most advanced Pixel ever, and that's what matters.

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Google's Pixel 3 XL notch 'fix' is dumb and you should just buy a regular Pixel 3 instead

Google is offering an option to hide the notch on the Pixel 3 XL, but if you hate it that much you should just get a Pixel 3.

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Google Pixel 3: The 5 features that matter most

In a phone reveal that left little room for hardware surprises, Google's Pixel 3 and 3 XL still demoed software innovation.

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Made by Google Event 2018: What we expect and don't expect for Pixel, Google Home and more

Google is holding its annual Pixel event in New York City on Tuesday, but we're going to see a whole lot more than new phones. Here's everything we expect, don't expect, and hope to see at the big show

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Pixel 3 XL notch conspiracy theory adds intrigue to Google's Oct. 9 phone launch

Google is set to unveil its new Pixel phones on October 9 in New York City and the leaks suggest there aren't many surprises in store. But there may be more than meets the eye.

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Google just saved us from a month of Pixel Watch rumors—and probably a terrible watch, too

Google has reportedly told Tom's Guide that it won't be making a Pixel Watch this year. That's probably for the best.

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The HTC U12 Life is a sad reminder of how much better the Google Pixel 3 could look

HTC has unveiled the mid-range U12 Life and there are two surprises: it's not coming to the U.S. and it looks a lot like the Google Pixel.

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Google Privacy Checkup FAQ: How to limit tracking and still use the apps you love

Here's everything you need to know about the fine line between keeping your Google account private and destroying your favorite apps.

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With the revamped Fit app, it’s looking more and more like Google is making a Pixel watch

Google has updated its Fit app for the first time in many months, bringing yet another clue that it is working on its own Pixel smartwatch.

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Google's Smart Display UI is a peek at Android's voice-centric Fuchsia evolution

Lenovo's Smart Display runs an Android Things-powered OS that's light, intuitive, and deceptively powerful. And it could be coming to our phones next.

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