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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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Unless Samsung is trolling us, a folding Galaxy phone is finally coming this week

Samsung is feeding the rumor mill with a clever nod to a folding phone just days before its developer conference.

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Android Confidential: What premium Android phones can learn from the iPhone XR

The iPhone XR is a new category of smartphone for Apple, and it's one I'd love to see Samsung and Google emulate.

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OnePlus 6T hands-on: This time around it might actually be a flagship killer

OnePlus has unveiled its newest phone, the 6T, and this time it's being sold in carrier stores.

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Android security: Why Google's demands for updates don't go far enough

Google is forcing some Android phone makers to provide two years of security updates, but it's not as good as you'd think.

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Samsung may be plotting a Galaxy S10 blitz with 5G, folding screens...and no headphone jack

A new report outlines Samsung's plans for the Galaxy S10, which includes two new models at the low and high end.

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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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5 reasons to consider the Honor 8X over the Google Pixel 3, LG V40, and Huawei Mate 20

Honor is back with the 8X, a low-priced, big-screen handset that just might make you reconsider spending all that money on a premium Android phone.

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Android Confidential: Drool all you want over the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro, but don't buy one

Huawei's Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are two of the best phones of the year, loaded with features and specs you can't get just anywhere. But here's why you probably don't want to buy one.

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Here's how to get a Google Pixel 3 (or two) without paying full price

Google's new phone is set to hit shelves on Thursday, but there are already plenty of great deals you can get right now.

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Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro hands on: Enter the Matrix with the do-it-all Android phones

The Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro might be the two best Android phones ever made based purely on specs and features.

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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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The new Palm phone is basically a Verizon-exclusive smart pocket watch running Android Oreo

The new Palm phone is here and it doesn't run webOS, or have a stylus, trackball, or a keyboard. In fact it's not even really a phone.

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Android Confidential: Just how big is that notch on the Google Pixel 3 XL anyway?

In case you haven't noticed—but I know you have—the Pixel 3 XL has a great big notch at the top of the screen. But how does it compare to other phones with camera cutouts? Let's take a look.

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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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Razer Phone 2 hands-on: The first gaming phone gets better

The Razer Phone 2 might look like last year's model, but it's been redesigned from the inside out.

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Pixel 3 XL camera first look: Awesome features you need to see in action

The Pixel 3 XL has a few super-cool camera tricks you won't find on any other phone. Watch as we show off some of our favorites.

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Pixel 3 and the rules of attraction: How Google is elevating Android with unsexy hardware

The Pixel 3 XL has arrived and it's exactly what everyone feared it would be, with a huge notch, overgrown chin and thick bezels. But pretty isn't the Pixel's game and it never will be.

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Google Pixel 3XL hands on: A lot of phone, a lot of notch, and a lot of money

The Pixel 3 XL is here with an all-glass design, more powerful camera, and a giant notch.

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Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases: Top picks in every style

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is big, expensive, and fragile. Here are the best cases we've found to protect it.

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