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How to Ditch Apple Completely

Apple keeps giving us reasons to say goodbye. iOS 11 is buggy as hell, with the most recent error making iPhones almost unusable, and the latest version of macOS briefly exposed Mac owners to a major vulnerability. As for the iPhone X, it may be pretty sleek for an iPhone, but Apple’s still playing catch-up […]

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Save Your Battery and Sanity By Modifying Your Android Notifications

Setting up a new Android phone means you’ll be spending more than a few minutes in the Google Play Store, downloading apps. It also means you’ll be dealing with more than a few annoying pop-ups in the form of notifications from all these new apps. It’s easy to deal with the overwhelming amount of vibrations, […]

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How the OnePlus 5T Stacks Up to Its Smartphone Competition

OnePlus has carved out a niche for itself in the competitive smartphone market by offering high-quality hardware at bargain prices. The company’s latest phone, the OnePlus 5T is no different, offering the kind of tech you’d expect from the latest Apple or Samsung device, but for half the price.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Download Android 8.1, Which Brings Pixel 2 Features to Your Old Google Phone

The Pixel 2 comes loaded with special features beyond what you get with stock Android, and now Google is bringing some of those extras to older devices with Android 8.1. The latest update won’t officially release until December, but you can download the first preview now without too much effort.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Remap the Squeeze Feature On the Pixel 2 to Do Whatever You Want

One of the Pixel 2's most interesting features is Active Edge, which lets you launch Google Assistant by simply squeezing your smartphone. Unfortunately, Google made the annoying decision to lock this function to its AI assistant, but one developer has already found a way to get around the company’s restrictions.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Google Made the Pixel XL 2 Even Harder to Repair Than Last Year’s Model

Smartphone-makers like Apple and Samsung don’t want you to repair their devices on your own (that’s what the protection plan is for), and apparently Google isn’t any different. A teardown of the newly released Pixel XL 2 reveals that it’s actually harder to fix than last year’s Pixel XL thanks to one key difference:…Read more… […]

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Google Made the Pixel XL 2 Even Harder to Repair Than Last Year’s Model

Smartphone-makers like Apple and Samsung don’t want you to repair their devices on your own (that’s what the protection plan is for), and apparently Google isn’t any different. A teardown of the newly released Pixel XL 2 reveals that it’s actually harder to fix than last year’s Pixel XL thanks to one key difference:…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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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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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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