MobileTechRoundup 414: OnePlus 5T, Android 8.0 Oreo beta and an HTC U11 Life giveaway

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MoTR 44 is 74 minutes long and is a 85 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • OnePlus 5T launches
  • Android 8.0 beta (looking good on Essential Phone)
  • Kevin’s phone unlock cycle with the S8+
  • Pixel Buds get panned in early reviews
  • Firefox Quantum is here (but the speed improvements on mobile aren’t there yet)
  • Question from Alan on using a Project Fi SIM in the iPhone
  • Good Black Friday deals from Wirecutter, Thrifter and Amazon.
  • Thanks to HTC, we’re giving away an HTC U11 Life!

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MobileTechRoundup 413: iPhone X part two, Axon M dual-screen phone, One Plus 5T week

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MoTR 413 is 81 minutes long and is a 92.9 MB file in MP3 format.

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MobileTechRoundup 412: iPhone X in hand, Kindle Oasis rocks and the $349 HTC U11 Life is lit

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MoTR 412 is 72 minutes long and is a 83 MB file in MP3 format.

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MobileTechRoundup 411: Essential Phone, Moto X, iPhone X, Gmail add-ons and Pixelbook

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MoTR 411 is 89 minutes long and is a 102 MB file in MP3 format.

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MobileTechRoundup 410: Pixel 2 & 2XL, Moto X4, new Huawei phones and a week with AirPods

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MoTR 410 is 74 minutes long and is a 85 MB file in MP3 format.

HOSTS: Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia)

TOPICS:

  • Google Pixel 2/2XL reviews – in store impressions and images of that display on the web
  • A week with the Essential Phone
  • Moto X4 reviews: it’s both good and bad. Why?
  • Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro look great but will they come to the US
  • Kevin bought AirPods (but they’re not as magical as Apple would have you think)
  • Buying / selling on Swappa: Why we use it over eBay, Gazelle, etc…
  • ZTE Axon M foldable phone (Kevin says meh)
  • iPhone X decision time

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MobileTechRoundup 409: BlackBerry Motion, Huawei Mate 10, Cortana improvements and Kindle Oasis

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MoTR 409 is 65 minutes long and is a 78.5 MB file in MP3 format.

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TOPICS:

  • Thanks to our Patreon supporters!
  • BlackBerry Motion debuts: Solid specs for around $450
  • Pixel 2 orders ship this week: Watch for reviews soon
  • Huawei Mate 10 and other devices to be announced this week
  • Have you tried Microsoft Edge on iOS or Android?
  • Cortana for iOS / Android has smart home controls
  • Kevin wants wireless earbuds for AW3 but AirPods won’t do
  • Apple killed the 3.5mm headphone jack. But didn’t they standardize it to begin with?
  • LG V30 retail unit in hand, much battery than the pre-production model
  • Matt bought an Amazon Kindle Oasis

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MobileTechRoundup 408: Made by Google, thoughts by us on Pixel 2, Pixelbook and Pixel Buds

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MoTR 408 is 68 minutes long and is a 78 MB file in MP3 format.

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TOPICS:

  • LG V30 finally available in the US
  • Made by Google event: Pixel 2 phones, Pixelbook, Clips, Pixel Buds
  • Who bought a Pixel 2 and who didn’t?
  • Why it’s a challenge to be an Android user in an iOS family (and vice versa!)
  • Kevin is futzing with Android 8 on the Xperia XZ (but he’d rather do it on the Galaxy S8+)

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MobileTechRoundup 407: Apple Watch 3 with LTE, Fitbit Ionic, new Pixels soon

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MoTR 407 is 66 minutes long and is a 76.2 MB file in MP3 format.

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MobileTechRoundup 406: Galaxy Note 8 and the iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus

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MoTR 406 is 79 minutes long and is a 90.5 MB file in MP3 format.

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TOPICS:

  • Galaxy Note 8 bought and Matt loves it
  • HTC U11 gets a squeezable update
  • Where the heck is the LG V30?
  • Google has a phone announcement on October 4. Next Pixel?
  • Bose may be the first have Google Assistant headphones
  • Apple TV 4K – meh
  • Kevin bought an Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE
  • iPhone 8 and 8 Plus – really the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus
  • iPhone X: about that notch

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MobileTechRoundup 405: IFA roundup with LG V30, Note 8, Moto X4 and more

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MoTR 405 is 79 minutes long and is a 90.6 MB file in MP3 format.

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TOPICS:

  • LG V30 first impressions
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 revealed
  • Moto X4 announced at IFA
  • Huawei announces Kirin 970 processor, likely to appear in Mate 10 in October
  • About that iPhone 8 and Apple Pay
  • Oh Sony: New phones look like they’re from 2013 (again)
  • Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro and Gear Sport
  • Garmin Vivoactive 3 and Vivomove HR
  • Fitbit’s new Iconic fitness tracker and semi-smartwatch

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