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Pixel owners on Oreo receiving September patch disguised as downgrade to Nougat

Certain Pixel owners are being asked to downgrade their phone's software. The Android 8.0 Oreo announcement came and went a few weeks ago, and the Pixel phones began recieving the over-the-air update. However, it looks like some users...Show More Summary

Samsung working on a foldable phone for 2018

Samsung's President says the company is working towards releasing a foldable phone by the end of 2018. One of the most common criticisms of the Galaxy Note 8 was that Samsung played things too safe. It's understandable after the Note 7 debacle last year, but part of the appeal of the Note series was that it was more than just a big screen and a pen. Show More Summary

Take it from a Note 8 user: temper your iPhone X Face ID expectations

Sometimes it turns out the solution to a problem is something you already have: a fingerprint sensor. Alongside the predictably named and designed iPhone 8, Apple just announced the all-new iPhone X (pronounced "ten" by the way). With...Show More Summary

Best Clear Cases for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Show off your Note 8's design while keeping it safe with a quality clear case. We get it — you just ordered your brand new Galaxy Note 8 and you can't wait to show it off to your friends and family. But you also want to keep it protected,...Show More Summary

How to clean Daydream View

Your Daydream View is probably easier to clean than you think! As you play with a headset and share it with your friends, it's going to take some minor damage and accumulate dirt. To keep your adventures in VR as awesome as possible, then you'll need to know how to easily clean your headset. Show More Summary

Play audio through your car stereo with this $13 Bluetooth FM Transmitter

Listening to the radio and its countless commercials regarding products you hardly ever care about can be such a waste of time. Ditch the controlled playlists and songs you don't want to hear over and over for Otium's Bluetooth FM Transmitter...Show More Summary

Amazon Echo Dot vs. Eufy Genie: Which should you buy?

One is the original. The other, more than just an imitator. But should you buy the Echo Dot or the Eufy Genie? It's tempting, I know. You want to get an Amazon Echo Dot and see what the fuss is all about. And all it'll cost you is $50 — and quite often you can pick it up for less. But there's also the newer Eufy Genie. Show More Summary

Software magic brings HDR support to the Pixel and Pixel XL

The first generation Pixel phones now include support for YouTube HDR. YouTube began supporting HDR playback in late 2016, but there were not compatible smartphones to play back the HDR content. Since that time, the LG G6, Galaxy S8, Sony Xperia XZ Premium, LG V30 and Note 8 have all been released or announced with hardware-based HDR support. Show More Summary

Grab three of these USB-C adapters for just $4 right now!

Aukey is currently offering a three-pack of USB-C adapters for just $3.96 with coupon code AUKCBMAA, a savings of over $5 off its average price. This pack includes two USB-C to Micro USB adapters and another one which is USB-C to USB...Show More Summary

Deal: Get the Moto E4 on Verizon for only $40

The Moto E4 is available to Verizon pre-paid customers for only $40. As smartphones become more and more commoditized, it's become entirely possible to get a good device without spending a whole lot of money. In this context, "a whole...Show More Summary

AT&T brings free HBO to its cheaper unlimited plan

AT&T is responding to T-Mobile's free Netflix with more free HBO. AT&T is taking seriously the continued existential and financial threat that is T-Mobile. After the instigator carrier announced that starting September 12 it would offer...Show More Summary

The long-lasting Moto Z Play is down to $250 as a refurb

If you're in the market for an Android phone and battery life is important to you, you won't want to miss this deal. Woot is offering unlocked versions of Verizon's Moto Z Play in refurbished condition for just $249.99, which is an absolute steal. Show More Summary

Should you buy a Galaxy Note 8 unlocked or from a carrier?

The Note 8 will be available unlocked on day one. But should you get it from Samsung directly, or go with a carrier option? For the first time ever, Samsung will be offering its latest flagship, the Note 8, in unlocked and carrier versions from day one. Show More Summary

What is wireless charging and how does it work?

Wireless charging isn't magic, but it can be convenient. Wireless charging, such as the Qi charging tech many Android phones use, isn't new technology. My Panasonic electric razor used it many years ago, and most of us have seen toothbrushes that charge wirelessly in a cradle. Show More Summary

Huawei Mate 10 lock screen video shows pretty colors, 2:1 aspect ratio

Extra-tall Huawei flagship will focus on 'smart colors' on its lock screen. We're still just over a month away from the official launch of the Huawei Mate 10, but the company is continuing to trickle out details of the upcoming flagship. Show More Summary

Anki Cozmo is getting a big app update, new color options, and a carrying case

Lots of important little changes are coming to this adorable little robot. It's been a little over a year since Anki took the world by storm with the adorable little AI-powered robot called Cozmo. Even though it was only big enough to...Show More Summary

DxOMark revamps its mobile testing for the phone cameras of 2017

New testing method will take into account dual cameras, selfie performance, and other recent trends. The way we use our phones' cameras has changed a lot since 2012, back when DxOMark first started testing smartphone shooters. UntilShow More Summary

Galaxy Note 8 makes its debut in India for ?67,900

The Galaxy Note 8 will go on sale later this month. Just a few short weeks after its global unveil, Samsung is launching the Galaxy Note 8 in India. The Galaxy S8 series was very well-received in the country, and there's a healthy interest...Show More Summary

ASUS Zenfone 4 Max now available in Canada and the U.S.

ASUS's latest flagship is now available to purchase in Canada and the U.S. ASUS announced its Zenfone 4 range last month, and began releasing the devices in Asian markets. North American sales tend to lag a few months behind these initial...Show More Summary

Lumion is giving an Android Central reader a Galaxy Note 8! Enter here!

Win a Galaxy Note 8 from Lumion and Android Central! The release date for the new Galaxy Note 8 is fast approaching! We're excited to announce that Lumion is sponsoring this giveaway and a super lucky Android Central reader is going to win a new Note 8. Lumion is dedicated to creating practical and useful products for any lifestyle. Show More Summary

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