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Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Monday, September 17 and we're taking a look at all the tech news you...

Not again! Samsung facing lawsuit after NYC woman’s Galaxy Note 9 catches on fire

Is history repeating itself for Samsung? NYC woman claims her Galaxy Note 9 caught on fire while not in use inside her purse.

Surprise, surprise! OnePlus just announced the OnePlus TV

OnePlus is ready to dive into a new product category and that's TVs. The company just announced it is working on the OnePlus TV.

Samsung now offers three new pairs of AKG wireless earphones in the US

Samsung and AKG are bringing three new wireless headphone models in the US, including a premium model. Two of these models already went on sale today.

America’s four top carriers team up for Project Verify in an effort to eliminate...

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have entered a collaboration for a new intiative called Project Verify, whcih aims to eliminate passwords.

Google teams with Samsung to make RCS messaging more widely available

Google has announced a new partnership with smartphone giant Samsung with the aim to push its new RCS messaging standard to the masses.

LG V40 ThinQ will be unveiled on October 3, ahead of Google’s Pixel 3

LG's next flagship for 2018 the V40 ThinQ will be unveiled next month. The company has started sending out invites for the event set on October 4.

Google’s Inbox app days are numbered

Google is set to retire Inbox in March of 2019. Now is the time for Inbox fans to say your goodbyes and migrate to Gmail or find a new email app.

OnePlus announces the Crackables gaming challenge, starts September 18

On September 18, you might get the chance to win a OnePlus 6T, as OnePlus has partnered up with Google for the Crackables challenge.

Fossil’s Q smartwatches get special digital watch dials designed by Mandy Moore, KJ Apa

Fossil's brand ambassadors including Mandy Moore and KJ Apa designed special watch dials for the company's new Q smartwatches.

iKeyMonitor review – a simple-to-use app that records your child’s every move in the...

Want to monitor your child's activity online to make sure he/she is sage? iKeyMonitor easily lets you do that, even remotely.

Qualcomm released the Snapdragon Wear 3100 putting focus on battery life for Wear OS

Qualcomm has just released their brand new Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip for Wear OS watches with a greater focus on longer battery life.

What we know: OnePlus 6T (Updated 9/11/2018)

As we inch closer to the end of the year, this means that another OnePlus flagship is on its way. The OnePlus 6T is nearing its official launch and this is what we know.

The 3-year old NVIDIA SHIELD TV gets its 20th update

Own a NVIDIA SHIELD TV? The company just announced the product is getting its 20th update since it was first launched three years ago.

The anonymous Tor browser is now available on Android

Tor, the popular privacy-oriented browser is now available for users of Android devices. The release is currently in alpha and will launch in full in 2019.


All the major smartphone releases we can expect in October

October is going to be quite an intense month for smartphone users as a lot of Android OEMs are preparing to launch new flagships.

Samsung’s Galaxy A7 is the company’s first tri-camera phone

Samsung is hosting “A Galaxy” event on October 11 and one of the devices rumored to arrive on that date was the next-gen Galaxy...

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