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Samsung now updates Android for longer than Google does – Ars...

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EnlargeRon Amadeo Samsung is upping the ante on Android updates and offering four years of security updates on many of its Android devices. The company's...

New Xiaomi smartphone has an extra screen in… uh, the camera...

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The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra. Uh, it's got a screen in the camera bump? Tech Buff Yep. That's a screen. Tech Buff Here the screen is showing the...

Loon’s bubble bursts—Alphabet shuts down Internet balloon company – Ars Technica

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A Loon balloon. Loon A Loon balloon at full size, with some people for scale. Loon Loon would fly around at 20KM, much lower than a satellite. Loon The idea...

US declares Xiaomi a “Communist Chinese military company,” bans investments –...

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Enlarge / The Xiaomi Mi 11.Xiaomi The latest shot in the US Government's war on leading Chinese smartphone vendors is directed at Xiaomi, which today...

Samsung backtracks on $1,000 Chromebooks with cheaper Galaxy Chromebook 2 –...

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The Galaxy Chromebook 2. It's still extremely red. Samsung For a more reserved color scheme, here's a gray model. Samsung Things to take note of here: 1) the...

RIP Google Play Music, 2011 – 2020 – Ars Technica

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Goodbye, Google Music. Flower emojis are welcome and may be placed in the comment section below. Ron Amadeo This photo is from back when Google Music...

Google announces crackdown on in-app billing, aimed at Netflix and Spotify...

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EnlargeWith a lot of focus lately on how smartphone app developers are treated on Apple's and Google's app stores, Google has decided right now...

Android 11—The Ars Technica Review – Ars Technica

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EnlargeGoogle Android 11 has finally arrived after a lengthy beta process that started approximately three years ago in February 2020. This is the 30th release...

Google Pixel 4a review—The simple, basic, reasonable Google phone – Ars...

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The front of the 4a looks better than any other Google phone, no matter what the price. Ron Amadeo The back looks and feels cheap though....

Rumor: Pixel 5 is slower than the Pixel 4, has same...

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The first live image of the Pixel 5 (black) and Pixel 4a 5G (white). Anonymous Redditor OnLeaks' Pixel 5 render. OnLeaks x PriceBaba The front is a modern...

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