[Update: Promo pulled early] Google Fi’s travel deal could get you $1000 in Airbnb, Hotels.com, or Southwest gift cards – but it’s today only

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/11/28 7:39pm PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/28/google-fis-travel-deal-could-get-you-1000-in-airbnb-hotels-com-or-southwest-gift-cards-but-its-today-only/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/11/28 7:39pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">Google Fi has pulled the travel promotion earlier than initially expected. At around 10pm ET a Google employee posted on the Google Fi Help Center forums that</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/a-fi-only.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-530250" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/a-fi-only.png" alt="" width="728" height="409" /></a></p> <p>When Google revealed Project Fi had become <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/28/project-fi-is-now-google-fi-and-supports-phones-from-samsung-oneplus-and-even-iphones/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Fi</a> (and added support for a whole lot of new devices) this morning, it also launched a tempting one-day deal. Today, November 28th, anyone who purchases a...

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Google Home Mini is now available in aqua from the Google Store

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/homeminiaqua.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-518889" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/homeminiaqua-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Google announced that its li'lest smart speaker was coming in a minty fresh new color ahead of its hardware event <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/30/google-home-mini-will-come-aqua-blue-color-starting-october-29/">in October</a>. The aqua Google Home Mini was initially planned to release on October 29, but, well, it didn't. It's now available, though, both at the Google Store and Walmart.</p> <p><span id="more-530362"></span></p> <p>Aqua is the fourth color for the Mini, after chalk, charcoal, and coral. The Home Hub is also available in chalk, charcoal, and aqua, but its fourth color is called <em>sand</em>.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/28/google-home-mini-is-now-available-in-aqua-from-the-google-store/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a...

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Apple releases fourth developer beta of macOS 10.14.2 to testers

Apple this evening has released the fourth developer beta of macOS 10.14.2. The release comes two weeks after the third beta release. The fourth beta of iOS 12.1.1 has not yet been released. Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip macOS 12.14.2 focuses primarily on bug fixes and performance improvements. iOS 12.1.1 brings improvements to the iPhone XR, FaceTime, […]

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185: Brydge for Pixel Slate, Google Fi rebrand, YouTube Originals | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got our review of the Brydge G-Type keyboard for Pixel Slate, Google Fi officially drops the ‘Project’ and adds iPhone support, and YouTube Originals will return to ads. 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.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2018/11/9to5google-daily-185.mp3 Deal: Get Pixelbook at […]

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41% off the ChargeOne: A wireless charger with speed and style

Despite appearing to be witchcraft, the wireless charger is a pretty cool piece of tech. It saves you the effort of prodding wires at ports, and many new phones are Qi-enabled. Today, we’re specifically interested in the ChargeOne wireless charger for three reasons: It’s stylish, it charges your phone quickly, and right now it’s on […]

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[Update: CM responds, lawyers circle] Evidence points to Cheetah Mobile and Kika Tech engaging in massive click fraud scheme

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/11/28 3:04pm PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/28/evidence-points-to-cheetah-mobile-and-kika-tech-engaging-in-massive-click-fraud-scheme/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/11/28 3:04pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">Cheetah Mobile has issued a new statement in regards to these allegations. In it, the company both claims impotency as to being technically able to carry out the fraud</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/cm-1.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-529863" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/cm-1-728x410.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>I know this is going to be shocking, but Cheetah Mobile may be involved in some very shady dealings. According to app analytics firm Kochava, Cheetah Mobile and an associated company called Kika Tech are using extensive...

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Abner’s 9to5Google Gift Guide: Best futuristic tech gifts

The theme for my annual guide is futuristic tech gifts and how to live a life filled with pleasurable, little interactions that elevate you from the conventional present. All technology is inherently futuristic, but some scream “sci-fi” more than others. There are gadgets that speak to our primal conception of “cool” and without further ado, […]

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DJI Osmo Pocket: More than just another action cam

This post originally appeared on our partner site, Drone Rush. We usually turn to DJI to see great drones, but they also produce some solid camera gimbals and accessories. The Ronin system, for example, is great in-hand or when attached to the Matrice 600 and other big drones. Today, DJI has a small consumer product […]

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Chuchel from Machinarium dev Amanita Design makes its way to Android

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/chuchel.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-530306" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/chuchel-728x410.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2016/11/30/amanita-design-maker-machinarium-releases-samorost-3-play-store/">Amanita Design</a> is the developer responsible for the enigmatic <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2012/05/15/machinarium-for-android-game-review-the-best-4-youll-ever-spend-on-an-android-game/">Machinarium</a>, as well as the relaxing Botanicula and the surreal adventure series known as <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2016/11/30/amanita-design-maker-machinarium-releases-samorost-3-play-store/">Samorost</a>. Now one of its latest creations is coming to Android, with the Play Store release of <a href="http://amanita-design.net/games/chuchel.html">Chuchel</a>.<span id="more-530305"></span></p> <p>Chuchel is a strange, hairy little guy faced with a variety of different situational puzzles you've got to help him solve. The fuzzy little creature, along with rival Kekel, is perpetually in search of a delicious-looking cherry, but every time he comes close to taking...

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Machine learning in 2019: Could we see AI chips in $100 smartphones?

Between notches, slider phones, and triple camera setups, 2018 has been a pretty interesting year for smartphones. However, AI development has arguably been one of the most important trends of the year, as Arm, Huawei, and MediaTek delivered the goods. The trend won’t let up in 2019, as Jem Davies, general manager of Arm’s Machine Learning […]

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