Kernel sources for the Moto Z3 are now available

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/z3-6.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-508714" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/z3-6-728x410.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>This year's flagship phone from Motorola, the Moto Z3, was <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/13/moto-z3-review-okay-2017-flagship-phone-2018/">something of a disappointment</a>. Still, if you own one, here's some good news. Motorola just published kernel sources for the Z3 (codenamed 'Messi'), so developers can now easily create custom ROMs and recoveries for the phone.<span id="more-531082"></span></p> <p>Motorola is usually very punctual with kernel source releases, but this one took a while for unknown reasons — the Z3 was <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/02/moto-z3-debuts-verizon-ready-upgrade-5g-moto-mod-2019/">released in August</a>.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/03/kernel-sources-for-the-moto-z3-are-now-available/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/03/kernel-sources-for-the-moto-z3-are-now-available/'>Kernel sources for the Moto Z3 are now available</a> was written...

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Sprint, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, and others will soon support the Pixel 3’s eSIM

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/pixel-3-7.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-521890" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/pixel-3-7-728x410.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>The Pixel 2 was <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/04/pixel-2-pixel-2-xl-will-support-esim-nanosim/">one of the first smartphones with eSIM</a> — a feature that allows devices to connect to cellular networks without inserting a physical SIM card. The Pixel 2 and 3 both have eSIM, but it's only used for Google Fi. That will soon change, as multiple carriers are working to support the feature.<span id="more-531069"></span></p> <p>In a blog post, Google said that Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, Sprint, EE, Airtel, Reliance Jio, Truphone, and Gigsky will be able to activate the Pixel 3 using eSIM "in the coming months."...

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[Update: Back on sale] LG G7 ThinQ can be snapped up for just $530 at B&H right now ($220 off)

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/12/03 7:51pm PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/03/lg-g7-thinq-can-snapped-just-530-bh-right-now-220-off/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/12/03 7:51pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">If you missed the first sale, B&H Photo has once again dropped the LG G7 to $529.99, with the same bundled case and screen protector. You can get the G7</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/g7-review-right-edge.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-497071" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/g7-review-right-edge-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>It may have a stupid name, like all of LG's recent phones, but the G7 ThinQ <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/06/09/lg-g7-thinq-review-lg-needs-thinqing-stand/">isn't a bad little device</a>. LG may not be in the position it was a few years ago,...

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Metro by T-Mobile now charges a $15 fee every time you swap phones

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/metro-by-t-mobile-tom-keys.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-516904" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/metro-by-t-mobile-tom-keys.png" alt="" width="728" height="410" /></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/24/metro-by-t-mobile-introduces-unlimited-plan-amazon-prime-google-one/#ap-lightbox">Back in September</a>, the T-Mobile-owned MetroPCS was rebranded to 'Metro by T-Mobile.' Along with the name change, the carrier refreshed its available plans, which looked great on paper; $60/month gets you unlimited LTE data, 100GB of Google Drive storage, Amazon Prime, and other goodies. However, there's a new catch if you plan on switching — you'll have to pay $15 any time you put your SIM card in a new device.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/03/metro-by-t-mobile-now-charges-a-15-fee-every-time-you-swap-phones/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/03/metro-by-t-mobile-now-charges-a-15-fee-every-time-you-swap-phones/'>Metro by T-Mobile now charges a $15 fee every time you swap...

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Pro tip: upgrade your Christmas lights with a smart plug

Tis the season! It’s now December and for those that celebrate Christmas, that means your tree has probably been up for a little while now. The beautiful lights and tree certainly help get you into the Christmas spirit but they also bring a few small challenges. First, unplugging a tree at night can be a bit […]

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PUBG Mobile teases upcoming Resident Evil 2 crossover

Capcom and PUBG Corp. announced a crossover event for PUBG Mobile and released a brief teaser trailer that you can watch above. The trailer is scant on details and does not say when the crossover event will be available. We can at least guess that the event will coincide will Resident Evil 2’s January 25, […]

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TP-Link’s versatile HS100 Wi-Fi Smart Plugs are 2 for $20 ($30 off) at B&H, but only for today

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tplink-2-pack.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-531040" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tplink-2-pack-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Wi-Fi-connected plugs can add smarts to just about any dumb appliance. Air conditioning window units, space heaters, lamps; anything that has a switch and plugs into the wall. They're generally an affordable way to dip a toe in the smart home water, and this deal makes them even more so: today only, you can snag a two-pack of TP-Link's HS100 smart plugs for just 20 bucks at B&H.</p> <p><span id="more-531039"></span></p> <p>All the plugs do is turn power to the device they're connected to on or off when they receive...

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Deal: $96 off the Unity A to Z Game Development Bundle

Broforce was built using the Unity Engine Anyone can become a game developer with Unity, and the potential for creating enjoyable games is limitless. If enough people like your game, you can even make some real money. If you haven’t played Broforce before, we recommend you check it out. It was built with Unity and it’s […]

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188: December Pixel/Nexus update, Night Sight, More eSIM carriers | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got the December security patch rolling out to Pixel and Nexus phones with fixes for RAM issues on Pixel 3, Night Sight comparison, eSIM, and much more. 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/4/2018/12/9to5google-daily-188.mp3 Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% […]

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New Galaxy S10 renders show display hole and triple camera array

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Samsung-Galaxy-S10-Plus-5K_2.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-531030" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Samsung-Galaxy-S10-Plus-5K_2-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>With 2018 coming to a close, it's time to start obsessing over 2019 phone rumors. Top of the list is Samsung's upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S10. We've heard a lot of tidbits about this one, and now we've got some renders to go with them. They show a phone with a screen covering almost the entire front of the device, save for an oblong gap in the corner. This could be Samsung's take on the notch, and I bet a lot of you aren't going to like it.<div class="clear"></div>...

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9to5Mac Daily: December 3, 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/6/2018/12/9to5Mac-Daily-12-03-2018.mp3 9to5Mac Happy Hour New episodes of 9to5Mac Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our […]

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