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[Update: Stores are getting stock] T-Mobile may start carrying the Pixel 3, 3 XL, 3a, and 3a XL

Google got in bed with Verizon to launch the Pixel lineup in 2016, and Big Red has been Google's exclusive carrier partner ever since. However, a new report claims that T-Mobile is about to get its chance to sell Google's latest Android phones. That suggests T-Mobile could have more Pixel phones in the future.

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Google Express may be renamed to Google Shopping, YouTube integration in development

Google Express has been around for years, but it has seen a renewed growth lately. The service has gained hundreds of retailers (while also losing one of its biggest partners), but it's still struggling to compete with Amazon and other online giants. According to a report from The Information, Google has big plans for Express — including a name change.

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NVIDIA code points to forthcoming desktop mode, possible 2-in-1 SHIELD Tablet

Nvidia news and rumors are always exciting, even here in the Android space. The company best known for its graphics cards earned a lot of positive vibes in our neck of the woods with the Shield (Portable), Shield Tablets, and of course, the Shield TV. Because of this good reputation, whenever news about a new Shield product emerge, people (read: me) get excited. XDA found in some digging that Nvidia could possibly be working on a 2-in-1 tablet.

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OnePlus 7 Pro expected to cost €749 for 8GB RAM and 256GB storage

For the first time ever, OnePlus is producing a 'Pro' version of its popular smartphone, expected to include a pop-up camera, a high-refresh rate screen, and 5G support. All of those changes equate to a higher price tag, and now we know how much higher.

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Microsoft is also working on AirPods competitor, code-named 'Morrison'

Apple's lineup of AirPods wireless earbuds has been immensely successful, and the rest of the tech industry is still trying to catch up. We heard earlier this month that Amazon is planning wireless earbuds with Alexa, and it looks like Microsoft is also working on an AirPods competitor.

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Google Home Hub rumored to be renamed 'Nest Hub'

Late last month, some mentions of the Nest Hub Max were spotted on the Google Store. We thought it was odd that Google would choose to brand it as a Nest product given that its current smart display is called the Home Hub, but there are now rumors that the Home Hub will be renamed as "Nest Hub."

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Report: Samsung will release four Galaxy Note 10 models, both 4G and 5G options

Samsung's annual Galaxy S release has included multiple devices in recent years, but the Galaxy Note has been monolithic. According to a report from ETNews, the Note 10 could take some lessons from the Galaxy S10. Samsung may release four different models, two 4G LTE and two 5G.

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Motorola is readying a phone with four rear cameras according to these CAD renders

What do you do when your reputation is declining and you need a shiny new product to give you a boost? Add more cameras, of course. Motorola appears to be plowing ahead with Moto Mods despite them not being a very good idea in the first place and the G-series' best days might be behind it. There's also little to suggest that a new RAZR device with a folding screen will be any good, but maybe a new quad cam phone is will be the answer to the Lenovo-owned company's problems.

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Nvidia Shield TV code suggests new controller and remote in the works

 

The Nvidia Shield TV the best Android TV box you can get, bar none. The original model was released in 2015, with a refreshed version landing two years later — complete with a new remote and controller. While there's currently no indication a new Shield is on the way, the device's newest public source code makes reference to both an unreleased media remote and gamepad.

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Google Pixel 3a leak suggests phone could come in new 'iris' purple color

Google's paintbrushes for its Pixel phones have generally been black, white and something else. The first time around, it was one flavor of blue. The second go? Another sort of blue. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have this option called... "Not Pink." So, what will the company do for the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL?

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