ASUS makes the Chromebook 12 C223 official with a Celeron N3350 and 4GB of RAM

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-13-at-9.08.29-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-508867 size-hero-size" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-13-at-9.08.29-PM-e1534208951428-728x398.png" width="668" height="365" /></a></p> <p>ASUS is no stranger to the Chromebook game, and <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/28/asus-chromebook-c302-long-term-review-laptop-brought-back-chrome-os/">we reviewed the rather nice Chromebook Flip C302</a> earlier this year. However, we might be getting another option: the Chromebook 12 C223. No, it's not as nice as the Chromebook Flip (especially the one with a <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/02/23/asus-just-released-high-end-chromebook-c302-shouldnt-buy/">Core m7 and 16GB of RAM</a>), but it's also not as expensive.</p> <p><span id="more-508866"></span></p> <div class="primary-widget specs table"> <header class="section-header"><h2 class="header-bg blue-bg">Specs</h2> </header><table class="ap-table specs" width="100%"><tr><td valign="top" width="30%" class="column-1">Dimensions</td> <td valign="top" width="70%" class="column-2">286 x 199 x 17.25mm, 999g</td> </tr><tr><td valign="top" width="30%" class="column-1">Display</td> <td valign="top" width="70%"...

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[Deal Alert] Bose QuietControl 30 Bluetooth earphones down to $250 at several retailers ($50 off)

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/20180813-Bose-QC30.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-508852" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/20180813-Bose-QC30-728x300.png" alt="" width="668" height="275" /></a></p> <p>If you're looking for high-end Bluetooth audio accessories, most people think of Bose and for good reason. Sales on the company's products aren't too frequent, but another has popped up right after the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/12/deal-alert-bose-qc35-ii-assistant-299-50-off-multiple-retailers/">QC35 II</a> from this past weekend. The QuietControl 30 earphones are down $250 at various retailers, including Bose itself, Amazon, Best Buy, and so on.<span id="more-508849"></span></p> <p>This headset is a neckband style, with the main body of the unit wrapping around the back of your neck while the earbuds stretch up on cords.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/deal-alert-bose-quietcontrol-30-250/"...

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Pixel XL Fast Charging is Broken Thanks to Android 9 Pie

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/08/13/pixel-xl-fast-charging-is-getting-messed-up-by-android-pie/">Pixel XL Fast Charging is Broken Thanks to Android 9 Pie</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Android 9 Pie adds support for Wi-Fi Direct printing

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/nexus2cee_Generic-Android-Printer-Hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-469931" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/nexus2cee_Generic-Android-Printer-Hero-728x409.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/18/android-may-native-wi-fi-direct-printing-future/">Earlier this year</a>, AOSP commits revealed that Android 9.0 would support printing via Wi-Fi Direct. Put simply, it would allow your phone to print documents over a peer-to-peer connection (without being on the same Wi-Fi network). Some manufacturers have added Wi-Fi Direct support to their own print service plugins, but the native Android print service didn't have it.<span id="more-508838"></span></p> <p>As expected, the final release of Android 9.0 Pie includes this feature.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/android-9-0-pie-adds-support-wi-fi-direct-printing/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/android-9-0-pie-adds-support-wi-fi-direct-printing/'>Android 9 Pie adds support for Wi-Fi Direct printing</a> was written by the...

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114: Google Store deals, Windows on Chromebooks, Android 9 Pie issues | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got a Google Store back-to-school sale with deals on most of Google’s first-party hardware, Google continuing work on an option to dual-boot Windows in Chrome OS, and Android 9 Pie is causing some charging issues. 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 […]

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Twitter Lite v2.0 adds image saving, push notifications, and more [APK Download]

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/nexus2cee_Screen-Shot-2017-04-06-at-11.56.50-AM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-416670" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/nexus2cee_Screen-Shot-2017-04-06-at-11.56.50-AM-728x340.png" alt="" width="668" height="312" /></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/04/06/twitter-lite-new-mobile-twitter-web-experience-built-slow-networks-mind/">Twitter's alternate app</a> for developing nations with limited cellular connections (or those looking for a lighter or data-saving experience) just got bumped to v2.0. In this update, Twitter Lite is getting a crucial feature with push notifications as well as some other important stuff.<span id="more-508844"></span></p> <p>Here's the changelog:</p> <div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-note"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-note"></i></div> <p>We are now available in 46 countries! Designed for 2G/3G networks, enjoy Twitter without the data worries. The latest update includes support for:</p> <ul><li>Push notifications</li> <li>Data saver</li> <li>Night mode</li> <li>Bookmarks</li> <li>Save images</li> </ul><p></p></div></div> <p>Obviously, the addition of push notifications is the most important bit...

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Price drop! 10-in-1 Emergency Survival Kit

You don’t need to be John Rambo to realize the virtues of keeping a survival kit on standby. The Army Gear 10-in-1 Survival Kit features the 10 most essential survival tools in case of a natural disaster or emergency situations. This kit is also an ideal camping kit and the only thing you’ll need to tackle […]

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LG G6 (VZW) update delivers G7’s Super Bright Camera mode

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_g6.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-461941" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_g6-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Verizon just published an update changelog for the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/03/28/lg-g6-review-a-breath-of-fresh-air/">LG G6</a>, which is getting the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/06/09/lg-g7-thinq-review-lg-needs-thinqing-stand/">G7</a>'s Super Bright Camera mode. That's basically it, but here are the notes in case you're interested.<span id="more-508839"></span></p> <div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-note"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-note"></i></div> <div><strong>Super Bright Camera</strong> <p>Capture clear and beautiful scenery even in the dark</p></div> <ul><li>Under <strong>low light environment</strong> (3-10 Lux), the Super Bright Camera icon will appear and blink for 3 seconds. Tap the icon to enable Super Bright Camera.</li></ul></div><div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/lg-g6-vzw-update-delivers-g7s-super-bright-camera-mode/" class="read-more">Read More</a></div><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/lg-g6-vzw-update-delivers-g7s-super-bright-camera-mode/'>LG G6 (VZW) update delivers G7's Super Bright Camera mode</a> was written...

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Best Android phones you can buy [August 2018]

Looking for a new smartphone? There are dozens upon dozens of great options on the market today, but finding the best of the best can be a bit difficult. We’ve seen some great launches over the past year and more should be coming soon too, so let’s take a look at the best Android smartphones […]

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Best affordable Android phones you can buy [August 2018]

There are new smartphones hitting the market constantly, but which is the best to pick up when you’re trying to save a buck or two? We’ve seen a lot of big releases in the budget market lately, so let’s take a look at all of the best affordable Android devices you can buy today. The […]

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Facebook Messenger Kids lets children add their own friends — with parental oversight

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/fb-messenger-kids-passphrase.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-508830" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/fb-messenger-kids-passphrase-728x394.png" alt="" width="668" height="362" /></a></p> <p>Facebook is currently rolling out a new passphrase feature to its Messenger Kids app, allowing children to send and accept friend requests on their own. Before anyone freaks out, it's important to note that both sets of parents still need to approve the connection.<span id="more-508826"></span></p> <p>The way it works is that Facebook will generate a random four-letter password for each child. This password is then shown to the other kid who enters it into his or her own app.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/facebook-messenger-kids-lets-children-add-friends-parental-oversight/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/facebook-messenger-kids-lets-children-add-friends-parental-oversight/'>Facebook Messenger Kids lets children add...

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9to5Mac Daily: August 13, 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.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2018/08/9to5Mac-Daily-08-13-2018.mp3 9to5Mac Happy Hour New episodes of 9to5Mac Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our […]

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10 of the oddest special edition phones of all time

Phone manufacturers occasionally make special edition handsets that help promote the device and bring attention to a partnered brand. While these phones tend to become collectibles, sometimes the gadget just ends up looking peculiar. Here are 10 of the oddest special edition phones of all time. Xiaomi Mi 6X Hatsune Miku Edition Xiaomi The saying is […]

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Project Fi begins three new promotions, including $200 off a Pixel 2 XL and up to $899 in credit with LG phones

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DkgHyZPU4AAk2Ms.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-508820" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/DkgHyZPU4AAk2Ms-728x410.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Project Fi isn't for everyone, but the carrier regularly offers great deals on phones. This time around, Fi has three promotions covering almost every phone it sells. You can receive up to $899 in service credit when buying an LG phone, get a Pixel 2 XL for $200 off, or get $50 in service credit with a Moto G6.<span id="more-508818"></span></p> <p>First, if you buy and activate any two LG phones, Project Fi will give you up to $899 in service credit.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/project-fi-begins-three-new-promotions-including-200-off-pixel-2-xl-899-credit-lg-phones/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/project-fi-begins-three-new-promotions-including-200-off-pixel-2-xl-899-credit-lg-phones/'>Project Fi begins three...

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Android 9 Pie feature tracker: everything that made it in

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/05/17 1:57pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/every-new-android-p-feature-weve-found-far-continuously-updated/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/05/17 1:57pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">DP2 features added</span> </div> </a> </li><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/06/24 2:24pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/every-new-android-p-feature-weve-found-far-continuously-updated/#2"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_2"> 2</span>: 2018/06/24 2:24pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">DP3 features added</span> </div> </a> </li><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/07/24 6:42pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/every-new-android-p-feature-weve-found-far-continuously-updated/#3"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_3"> 3</span>: 2018/07/24 6:42pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">DP4 features added</span> </div> </a> </li><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/08/13 1:56pm PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/every-new-android-p-feature-weve-found-far-continuously-updated/#4"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_4"> 4</span>: 2018/08/13 1:56pm PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">DP5 and final...

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