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Pixel 2 Review: Google Sticks to What It Does Best

When Google released the Pixel last year, it was taking a stand. No longer would Google hardware be tainted with the brands and logos of other companies, even if behind the scenes, Google still needed help from those same companies to actually build its phones. And despite designs that were almost offensively ugly, a…Read more… […]

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Pixel 2 Review: Google Sticks to What It Does Best

When Google released the Pixel last year, it was taking a stand. No longer would Google hardware be tainted with the brands and logos of other companies, even if behind the scenes, Google still needed help from those same companies to actually build its phones. And despite designs that were almost offensively ugly, a…Read more… […]

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Angry Birds Meets Iron Maiden For Some Reason

Angry Birds Evolution, the odd adult-aimed offshoot of the series that spawned an animated kids film, gets a little bit stranger on October 18, when a bird based on the undead mascot of venerable metal band Iron Maiden arrives in the game. Huh.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How to Get the Pixel 2’s Handy New Calendar Widget on Your Current Android Phone

There’s a lot to love about the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones, from a powerful new camera to a squeezable frame that launches Google Assistant, but one feature that hasn’t received much attention is the phone’s calendar widget. Google’s new Pixel launcher (the extra software that comes on top of Android 8.0…Read […]

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The Latest Digimon Game Is Pretty Basic, And That’s Okay

Not every Digimon game needs to be an epic role-playing game with super-deep breeding mechanics. Sometimes a person just wants to raise some digital monsters on a virtual farm for some basic turn-based battles. Digimon Links, released this week for iOS and Android, is exactly that.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Latest Digimon Game Is Pretty Basic, And That’s Okay

Not every Digimon game needs to be an epic role-playing game with super-deep breeding mechanics. Sometimes a person just wants to raise some digital monsters on a virtual farm for some basic turn-based battles. Digimon Links, released this week for iOS and Android, is exactly that.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Windows Phone Is Dead—How to Make Android the Next Best Thing

Windows Phone is dead, but Microsoft isn’t getting out of mobile—in fact it’s redoubling its efforts. With plenty of apps for iOS and Android out now and improving fast, you can recreate much of the feel of a Windows Phone on your existing handset, as long as you can live without those rotating tiles. Here’s […]

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Windows Phone Is Dead—How to Make Android the Next Best Thing

Windows Phone is dead, but Microsoft isn’t getting out of mobile—in fact it’s redoubling its efforts. With plenty of apps for iOS and Android out now and improving fast, you can recreate much of the feel of a Windows Phone on your existing handset, as long as you can live without those rotating tiles. Here’s […]

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How to Pick the Best Browser for Your Phone

Perhaps you’ve been using the same browser since you first unboxed your phone, or perhaps you switch between them on a weekly basis: There are just as many choices for browsers on mobile as there are on desktop and each runs a little differently. Below we’ve run through every major browser available—from stalwarts…Read more… Continue […]

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This Cheap Smartphone Has a Ridiculous Battery, and It Makes Me Want to Cry

Battery life is the number one concern when people think about buying a new smartphone, to the point that if a phone had nearly double the longevity of even the most expensive flagship handsets, it would be easy to overlook some of its faults. But at some point deficiencies start to drag down the novelty […]

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How Does Google’s Pixel 2 Stack Up to Its Predecessor?

Today, Google announced the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, sequels to its original Pixel smartphones. The two phones would seem to be identical—save for the larger screen on the Pixel 2 XL—and they both run Android 8.0. You might be thinking of upgrading from the original Pixel to the Pixel 2, but before you […]

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Hack Your Notification Badges to Encourage Good Habits

iOS/Android: Choosing how to use spare moments on your phone can feel like dieting. You might find yourself choosing Twitter or Facebook every time, mad at yourself for never cracking open Kindle or Instapaper. Fighting this habit takes a whole arsenal, so here’s one more weapon: Turn off all your “bad” notification…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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