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Google to make mobile gaming more predictable and performant with Gaming Device Certification

The mobile gaming industry is big and projected to generate about $90 billion by 2021. With 2.4 billion people expected to play mobile games in 2019 alone, many companies have been releasing devices branded as "gaming" phones, such as Asus, Razer, Xiaomi, and more. Going along with this rising trend, Google has started a new program called Gaming Device Certification that will ensure future gaming phones perform smoothly, predictably, and support the latest gaming APIs.

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Pixel 4 may finally pick up official AT&T carrier support

Over the years, U.S. carriers have steadily taken greater interest in the Pixel series. The first Made by Google phone launched as a Verizon exclusive in 2016, followed up by Sprint and T-Mobile penning their own deals in early 2019 with the Pixel 3. Now there are rumors that AT&T is finally ready to offer Google's incoming Pixel 4.

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[Update: Orange, more angles] First press renders of the Pixel 4 and 4 XL confirm what we already know

A recent leak showed the Pixel 4 XL from all its angles along with some of its notable aspects like the 90Hz Smooth Display and new face unlocking hardware. Now, a noted tipster, Evan Blass, has posted a couple of press images of the two 2019 Google flagships that add little to the already available information.

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Pixel 4's Motion Sense, Face Unlock, and next-generation Assistant featured in leaked marketing footage

At this point in the Pixel 4 timeline, we're just about one leaked schematic shy of 3D printing a handset of our own. We've already seen the official press images. We've gotten a 360º view of every curve, camera, and bezel. We snagged all the APKs we could possibly want. We even know the complete specs down to the Snapdragon 855 SOC, 6GB of RAM, and storage options. Now we're getting our best look yet at a handful of anticipated features, including Motion Sense, Face Unlock, and the next generation Google Assistant.

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Images of the OnePlus 8 are here about six months before the phone is

OnePlus hasn't even started selling the OnePlus 7T, but we already have a good idea what the OnePlus 8 will look like thanks to a new leak. The renders from CashKaro and OnLeaks show a phone very much like existing OP devices, save for one notable change: there's a hole-punch camera instead of a notch or pop-up.

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Pixel 4 astrophotography mode and advanced exposure controls detailed in new leaks

As Google's October 15 hardware event draws nearer, it's seeming more and more likely there'll be no surprises left to reveal about the upcoming Pixel 4. 9to5Google has obtained promotional material detailing both the new Pixel's exciting astrophotography prowess as well as advanced manual exposure controls.

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Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL full specs leaked

We are 13 days away from the Made by Google event on October 15th and leaks about the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL continue gushing out. We've already seen the official press renders and covered new functions which are possibly exclusive only to the Pixel 4 devices. One of the latest leaks to come out spills the beans on what's inside the Pixel 4 devices and what will be included in the box.

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[Update: New color] Motorola One Macro details leaked from retailer

Motorola looks intent on layering on more phones in its One mid-range series of smartphones. Hot on the release of the One Zoom and One Action, Saudi tech retailer Extra has prematurely revealed the existence of the Motorola One Macro.

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[Update: New Recorder features] Pixel 4 theming, wallpaper, and voice recording apps leak online [APK Download]

One of Android's advantages over the competition has always been customization. From third party launchers to manufacturer skins and even complete freedom over the homescreen layout, no two Android devices are certain to look the same. Thanks to yet another Pixel 4 leak, we now know that Google is taking Android's customization prowess one step further with the help of several new apps.

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Upcoming Google Nest Wifi shows up at the FCC

With Google's October event fast approaching, more and more devices slated to be unveiled on that date are showing up in leaks and at regulatory bodies. We've already received word that the upcoming Google Wifi follow-up, likely to be called Nest Wifi, could be one of them and feature speakers and microphones for Assistant support. Two entries for "Interactive internet streaming device[s]" appeared today at the FCC today, dubbed A4R-H2D and A4R-H2E, and judging from the naming convention, it sure looks like those could be the purported Nest Wifi and its beacons.

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