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Amazon Counter launches in the US for in-store order pickups

It's in Amazon's interest to make it as painless as possible to get your orders, which is why the company has gone so far as to open your door to place boxes inside. Now, there's another way to get your latest box of Amazon junk. With Amazon Counter, you can pick up shipments from staffed retail locations around the US.

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[Update: FedEx responds] FedEx is apparently refusing to even ship Huawei phones to the US

The hits keep on coming for Huawei. After the announcement of a US technology export ban, numerous Huawei suppliers and partners around the world have ended relationships with the company. Now, you might not even be able to ship a Huawei phone reliably. PCMag tried to mail a P30 Pro from the UK to the US, and it was returned to sender because of the ongoing legal drama.

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Some lucky Galaxy S10 pre-orders are shipping out early

Samsung initially promised that pre-orders would arrive by March 8th, but based on recent reports, some folks might be getting theirs a bit early. Shipping notifications for some pre-orders are already going out.

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Pretend you've got Prime with Amazon's free holiday shipping promo

Don't all your friends with Amazon Prime seem so ... well, smug? They can order whatever they want on a whim, and it shows up at their door just days later. You, on the other hand, seem like you're always trying to pad out an order to get it over that free-shipping threshold. Sure you could just pay for shipping like a savage, but this holiday season Amazon's got an even better idea, as it offers free shipping with no minimum purchase requirement.

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LG V30S ThinQ is now shipping in the US

LG announced the V30S ThinQ—more or less a V30 with extra RAM—at Mobile World Congress in February. The phone went up for pre-order a couple of weeks ago for the plainly silly price of $929.99, but promptly dropped to a more reasonable $729.99. It's now in stock at B&H at that price.

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Honor View10 orders are now shipping out

Pre-orders for the $499 Honor View10 opened on March 12th, and Huawei initially stated that orders would begin to ship out on March 22nd. It turns out that Huawei's estimate was a bit off, though; the HiHonor site is now saying that Honor View10 orders will begin to ship today, March 23rd.

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WSJ: Amazon to launch its own delivery service in Los Angeles with plans to expand it to other US cities later this year

Amazon is no stranger to dipping its toe in different stages of the shipping and delivery process. It already uses local couriers to make two-hour deliveries in select US cities, offers consumers the option to allow for in-home deliveries, and operates its own fleet of cargo jet planes and trucks. The Wall Street Journal is now reporting that Amazon plans to launch a delivery service of its own in Los Angeles in the coming weeks with plans for a wider rollout later this year.

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Pixel 2 pre-orders are now starting to ship

Yesterday, Google started charging payment methods for some with Pixel 2 pre-orders. Tantalized, we all sat in eager anticipation for them to ship out. Just a few minutes ago our own Artem received his shipping notification, so it's official. At least some Pixel 2 and 2XL pre-orders are now shipping. 

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Essential Phone is now shipping

Android co-founder Andy Rubin officially unveiled the first smartphone from his new startup, the Essential Phone, back in May of this year. With a near bezel-less design, flagship specifications, and stock Android, the phone certainly seemed like a winner. But the promised 30-day shipping period came and went, with nary a word from Essential.

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Essential is sending out emails to pre-orderers that claim their phones will be shipped within 7 days

Essential hasn't been doing great with deadlines on its new PH-1 smartphone, with its promised 30-day shipping period being missed and a statement some weeks after that claiming that the phone would be available "in a few weeks." Well, a few weeks have passed, and it looks like pre-orderers are getting their shiny new Snapdragon 835-powered, ceramic-backed phones very soon.

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