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Huawei MatePad Pro renders look like an iPad Pro with a hole-punch camera (Update: More colors)

If these new leaks are to be believed, Huawei’s tablet line will soon expand to include a premium device with new MatePad branding. The company already has a broad lineup of tablets under the MediaPad series, and the upcoming MatePad Pro will supposedly be positioned as the top-tier option. Its press shots recently came to light in two separate leaks by Evan Blass and 91mobiles, showing a rather contemporary design with thin bezels and a hole-punch camera.

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Oops: Some Pixel 3 owners have received internal November OTA system updates

Every once in a while, Google mistakenly rolls out software not meant for the public. These dogfood builds contain experimental features the company wants to test internally even before letting them loose on beta users. It seems that such a confidential OTA update rolled out to some Pixel 3 and 3 XL users over the last couple of hours, as we've received word that people already got the November security patch accompanied by a note saying "CONFIDENTIAL INTERNAL ONLY."

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Leaked Moto E6 Play press images reveal chunky bezels and micro-USB charging

Along with a multitude of other devices, Lenovo introduced the Moto E6 Plus during IFA in Berlin this year. Since Moto series usually consist of at least three devices each generation, it comes as no surprise that the company is also planning to release a Moto E6 Play. Press images have leaked today courtesy of Dutch tech publication Mobielkopen, and they reveal almost everything about the phone.

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Galaxy Fold 2 rumors talk ultra-thin glass screen, possible color options

After undergoing some growing pains, the Galaxy Fold was finally released in September following a five-month delay due to a game-stopping screen defect. With the launch in the rearview mirror, Samsung is allegedly preparing a second foldable phone in the first half of 2020. The newest tidbit claims that the next Samsung foldable, which we're tentatively calling the "Fold 2," will utilize a different screen cover technology called ultra-thin glass (UTG) and be released with at least three different color choices.

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Photos of Nest Mini leak ahead of announcement, basically just a Home Mini with a hole in the bottom

Images of Google's upcoming Nest Mini, successor to the earlier Home Mini, have just leaked courtesy of the folks at WinFuture. Based on these images, you'd be forgiven for confusing the new speaker with the older model, since it basically looks the same, excluding a hole on the bottom for mounting it more easily on a wall.

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Google's Pixelbook Go leaks in full with hands-on video

The Pixelbook Go has already been victim to a pretty comprehensive leak, but our friends over at 9to5Google have just gotten a full hands-on with a prototype of Google's upcoming Chromebook. Price aside, pretty much every detail has now been leaked, meaning that the October 15th event probably won't be all that interesting.

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Unannounced OnePlus 7T Pro with Snapdragon 855+ shows up early on Amazon UAE

OnePlus plans to unveil the 7T Pro today at 8 am PST, but over at the United Arab Emirate's Amazon, the company is already listing its upcoming flagship smartphone as "in stock," with sales starting October 21. As expected and leaked earlier, the device looks almost identical to its predecessor, the 7 Pro, though its interior is slightly improved.

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Google mandates Digital Wellbeing for all Android devices going forward

Smartphone addiction, like nicotine addiction, is real and it has several negative consequences, such as adversely affecting your social life, your ability to work or study, and even messing with how your brain functions. In response, some companies have created apps to help you find a good balance, like Google's Digital Wellbeing. Starting from September 3rd, 2019, Digital Wellbeing will no longer be an optional phone feature but a requirement for all Android manufacturers to implement into their devices.

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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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[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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