Is Huawei even trying with smartwatches anymore?

Huawei will allegedly release the Watch 2 (2018), a refreshed version of 2017’s Watch 2. The Watch 2 (2018) reportedly features the same specifications, but includes support for eSIM. We do not know if the Watch 2 (2018) is the U.S. version of the Watch 2 Pro, which launched in China last October. From time […]

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[Deal Alert] Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy S9+ drops to $699.99 on eBay

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/galaxy-s9-plus-ebay-deal-699.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-492281" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/galaxy-s9-plus-ebay-deal-699-728x453.png" alt="" width="668" height="416" /></a></p> <p>We're not even two months away from the first day the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/16/samsung-galaxy-s9-s9-available-buy-stores-today/">officially went on sale</a>, but we've already seen plenty of deals on these smartphones. Both of Samsung's latest flagship phones are <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/08/samsung-galaxy-s9-s9-review-refinement-refined/">solid contenders</a> for the contents of your wallet, and now the dual-SIM variant of the S9+ is here to tempt you at $699.99 on eBay. That's the lowest price we've seen so far.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/14/deal-alert-dual-sim-samsung-galaxy-s9-drops-699-99-ebay/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/14/deal-alert-dual-sim-samsung-galaxy-s9-drops-699-99-ebay/'>[Deal Alert] Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy S9+ drops to $699.99 on...

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067: Google One, more Android P features, John Legend as Assistant | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got the introduction of Google One, more Android P stories rolling in, AI-powered Nudge feature in the new Gmail, and thoughts on John Legend’s voice in Assistant. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. https://9to5google.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/9to5google-daily-067.mp3 more…

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New Alexa skill lets you manage your Amazon Store Card by voice

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/nexus2cee_echo_shot_kitchen.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-355765" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/nexus2cee_echo_shot_kitchen-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Tired of paying your Amazon Store Card bill by hand like a cave person? A new Alexa skill lets you manage your account—performing tasks like checking your balance, reviewing recent transactions, and paying your bill—by talking to your Echo device or app.</p> <p><span id="more-492261"></span></p> <p>The Store Card skill will allow you to do pretty much anything with your card you'd otherwise do with traditional online account management. Amazon suggests trying the following phrases:</p> <div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-note"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-note"></i></div>• "I want to pay my credit card bill."<br /> • "Did my...

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9to5Mac Daily 073: May 14, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/9to5mac-daily-may-14-2018.mp3 more…

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Q-Games’ free-to-play swinging platformer ‘PixelJunk Eden Obscura’ comes to Android June 1st

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/DdC9WN_V0AENnge.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-492245" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/DdC9WN_V0AENnge-728x410.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Some of you may already be familiar with <a href="http://www.q-games.com/en/">Q-Games</a> minimal swinging platformer <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PixelJunk_Eden">PixelJunk Eden</a> thanks to its well-received release on the PS3 back in 2008. Like the majority of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PixelJunk#Series_1">PixelJunk games</a>, it offers a minimal experience that exudes a beautiful art style, groovy tunes, and enjoyable gameplay. Well, it would appear that the developer has been working on a mobile version <a href="https://www.polygon.com/2017/5/26/15686742/how-pixeljunk-eden-is-going-to-get-even-more-surreal-on-mobile">over the last year</a> called <em>PixelJunk Eden Obscura</em> and it's finally <a href="https://twitter.com/baiyon/status/995503717590880256">coming to Android on June 1st as a free-to-play release</a>.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/14/q-games-free-play-swinging-platformer-pixeljunk-eden-obscura-comes-android-june-1st/" class="read-more">Read...

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Linux apps in Chrome OS won’t get proper sound and graphics support until December (at the earliest)

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/linux-chromebook-generic-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-490164" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/linux-chromebook-generic-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="400" /></a></p> <p>One of my favorite announcements from Google I/O was <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/08/google-officially-announces-linux-app-support-chrome-os/">Linux app support for Chromebooks</a>. Starting with Chrome Dev 68, you can install Android Studio, Wine, Git, Visual Studio Code, and thousands of other Linux applications on the Pixelbook. The company didn't reveal many details at the time, but now we know a bit more about how it works and when to expect it.<span id="more-492246"></span></p> <p>People familiar with the project's development told The Register that Chrome 68 will be the first release with basic Linux app support.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/14/linux-apps-chrome-os-wont-get-proper-sound-graphics-support-december-earliest/"...

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Google One cloud storage announced – offers twice the capacity of Dropbox Pro for $10/month

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/ezgif.com-resize-2.gif" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-492232" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/ezgif.com-resize-2.gif" alt="" width="728" height="266" /></a></p> <p>Google Drive doesn't break the bank when it comes to storage. For a mere $20 a year, you can add 100 GB to your combined Google service data pool and apply that space to anything from Google Photos to overly-large emails. And now Google is making things a bit more clear when it comes to the subject of storage for its various services. The new <a href="https://www.blog.google/products/google-one/one-simple-way-get-more-out-google/">Google One</a> replaces all non-G Suite business Google Drive storage plans with a wider variety of storage options, some at an...

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