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Moto G7 Play stops by the FCC and reveals all

Motorola is gearing up for a new generation of budget smartphones, and they will predictably be called "Moto G7." Over at the FCC, the Moto G7 Play has popped up complete with photos, specs, and more. if you liked the Motorola Power phones, you'll like this. Otherwise, get ready to hate another notch.

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Pixel Slate pops up at the FCC as we (maybe not so) patiently wait for sales to open

For as exciting as product announcements can be, especially when we're getting hands-on time with some brand-new gear, they also have the potential to be incredibly frustrating. At Google's October event, we got to meet devices like the new Pixel 3 and 3XL, as well as the Home Hub smart display — and it wasn't too long after their introduction that shoppers could take that hardware home. Sadly, the situation's a bit different for the Pixel Slate, and while Google went official with its Chrome OS tablet last month, it held back on talking about sales in terms any more temporally precise than "later this year." As we wait for the Slate to land, we just passed a major waypost on the path to retail sales, with the tablet showing off its certification docs at the FCC.

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New Huawei Watch with 'scientific sleep tracking' passes through the FCC

The original Huawei Watch was one of the best Wear OS devices ever produced, but its successor was a disappointment by comparison. Huawei said earlier this year that a new smartwatch "won't be released anytime soon," but it appears a new model is now in the final stages of development. A new watch with the model number 'FTN-B19' just passed through the FCC.

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New Google hardware lands at FCC, probably the Home Hub

As we inch toward Google's October event, more details about the company's upcoming hardware plans slowly trickle out. Most recently, what we believe to be Google's Home Hub has just cleared the FCC. Although some of the details are still covered by a confidentiality request by Google to the FCC, we know it will support Bluetooth/BLE and 2.4 & 5GHz Wi-Fi.

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New OnePlus Bullets Wireless headphones swing by the FCC

OnePlus started offering its "Bullets" earbuds a while back, but this year it made the leap to Bluetooth with the Bullets Wireless. Now, it looks like an updated version of the company's wireless earbuds is on the way. Over at the FCC, they're testing a new version of the Bullets Wireless with model number BT32B.

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FCC documents for the Pixel 3 and 3 XL become public, confirm Band 12/71 support and wireless charging

In case you somehow needed more evidence that the Pixel 3 and 3 XL are happening (and that there is not a mythical 'backup' 3 XL with no notch), both devices have now been certified by the FCC. The online documents don't reveal much that hasn't already been spoiled, but there are a few interesting details that appear to be new.

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22 states and DC issue new brief seeking to reverse FCC's net neutrality order

The dream of an open and free internet isn't dead. Net neutrality — the principle that internet service providers must treat traffic equally, regardless of the source — is still seeing a strong fight waged on its behalf. This week, a group of 23 attorneys general from across the U.S., led by New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood, published a new brief reaffirming its dedication to the cause.

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Palm PVG100 passes through FCC and Wi-Fi Alliance with Android 8.1 Oreo

Back in March, a trusted source revealed to us that a Palm-branded Android smartphone was slated to launch on Verizon in the second half of 2018. We haven't heard anything since then, but a Palm device with model name 'PVG100' has just rolled through both the FCC and Wi-Fi Alliance.

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FCC docs confirm BlackBerry KEY2 LE name for rumored sibling phone

The BlackBerry KEY2, much like its predecessor, is an odd phone. It doesn't look like most other Android devices out there, with its hardware keyboard and square-ish 3:2 screen. We had a lot of little issues with the phone when reviewing it, but if this unusual form factor really speaks to you, it's easy to overlook a lot of those foibles. What was trickier to live with was the $650 price tag. Thankfully, it's looking like we're about to get a more affordable alternative, as some newly published FCC docs reveal the BlackBerry KEY2 LE.

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Report: US to block China Mobile's application to enter US market

The US government has been growing increasingly critical (perhaps even paranoid) when it comes to the operation of Chinese companies in the US. Between the on-again-off-again ZTE snafu and Huawei's allegedly government-influenced issues with its US carrier deals, Chinese tech companies are running into progressively more problems doing business in the United States. This is just the start, though, as according to a recent report by Bloomberg, the FCC is set to deny China Mobile's application to provide telecommunications services in the US.

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