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[Update x2: Also on Fi] Google drops Pixel 3 prices even further, both models now $200 off

The first two generations of Pixel phones rarely saw price drops, outside of carrier-exclusive deals from Verizon and Google Fi. However, the 2018 Pixels have now been on sale several times, most recently earlier this month when both models were $150 off. Now the Pixel 3 and 3 XL are $200 off, bringing the Pixel 3 down to $599 and the Pixel 3 XL down to $699. That's the steepest discount we've seen on any Pixel phone in a long time, especially for the unlocked variants.

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Android Q Beta registration is going live

Beta registration for Android Q is going live as we speak. Some have already been able to register their devices and receive OTAs, while others are still seeing the old landing page. Either way, if mucking about in ADB or unlocking your bootloader doesn't appeal to you, this method is a bit easier.

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Download the Android Q beta for your Pixel phone now (all models)

After a bit of hand-wringing (sorry about that) Android Q is finally, actually here. This latest version may still lack a formal, dessert-themed name, but it's now available for all Pixel phones — including the nearly three-year-old 2016 Pixel and Pixel XL. Both factory images and sideloadable OTAs are live.

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Android Q beta is rolling out today, supports all Pixel phones

Some corners of the internet expected Android Q to arrive in beta form on Monday, but that didn't happen. Today is the day, though. Google has confirmed Q is rolling out to all Pixel phones, even the first gen devices. Get ready to dig into the new Android.

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Google's mail-in repair center finally accepts the Pixel 3 and 3 XL

Google released the Pixel 3 and 3 XL almost five months ago, and it's been a bit of a pain to get it repaired should your phone end up damaged. Google's online mail-in service didn't accept the new phones, so you'd have to find a walk-in uBreakifix location for official repairs. Now, Google's repair center will finally take your busted Pixel 3.

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Pixel 3 March OTA update may speed up the terribly slow camera

Right on schedule, Google has just pushed out OTA and factory image downloads for the latest March updates to its Pixel line. Unlike last month, we've also got a pile of functional patches for the Pixel 3 and 3 XL which include improved storage performance and better "startup and responsiveness of [the] Camera app." Reports also indicate the update is rolling out already via the traditional means.

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Google Pixel 3 / Pixel 3 XL case reviews: Because breaking an $800+ phone would really suck [Updated continuously]

If you thought the Pixel 2 and 2 XL were expensive, you probably weren't very happy when you saw the Pixel 3's $799 and Pixel 3 XL's $899 MSRPs. The Pixel 3 XL received a modest $50 jump in price from the 2 XL, but the Pixel 3 went up by a whopping $150 when compared to the Pixel 2. In other words, those who've purchased a new Pixel, regardless of the model, are probably going to want to protect it.

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6 of our favorite tech deals this week: Pixel and Moto phones, dirt-cheap 4K movies, and more

It's understandable for mobile tech enthusiasts to be suffering from a bit of an attention-span issue right now. After all, we're just a little over a week away from the start of Mobile World Congress 2019, one of the biggest new-product expos of the year. With all those fresh hot devices waiting in the wings, how are we to focus on anything else? Somehow, though, we're managing to keep at least some attention on the present, and over the past week we've covered a lot of tempting deals — here are some of the best that are still active:

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The Pixel 3 and 3 XL are $150 off right now from Google Fi

The Pixel 3 is a great smartphone, especially now that most of the annoying bugs present at launch have been fixed. Both the small Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL are now $150 off from Google Fi, reducing the starting price of the former to $649, and the latter to $749.

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uBreakiFix now offers same-day repairs for the Pixel 3

One of the oft-neglected benefits of buying an iPhone or a Galaxy is the ease of repair. The phones are so ubiquitous that parts are stocked everywhere, and if you end up cracking your screen or breaking it in some other manner, it can be fixed rather quickly. Thankfully for Pixel 3 owners, uBreakiFix now offers same-day service for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

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