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Google Stadia will launch with 12 games

Google’s game streaming platform, Stadia, will launch on Nov. 19, and early adopters will get access to 12 games on launch day. Stadia’s launch lineup will include one platform exclusive — surreal fantasy adventure Gylt from Tequila Works — and the recently released Windows PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2.

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Google Photos adds whimsical Halloween Easter Egg

With All Hallows’ Eve kicking off in two days, Google Photos is getting in on the action with a fun Easter Egg. Searching “Halloween” on Android and iOS yields a delightful little trick (or treat).

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Google Pixel 4 XL pricing may start at $999, Nest Mini at $49 according to Best Buy

Google’s Pixel 4 is coming on October 15th and tons of information about the device has already been leaked. However, pricing details have been both scarce and unreliable so far. Today, we’re getting some new details on the Pixel 4 XL and Nest Mini pricing.

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Pixel 4 Canadian price leak suggests slightly more expensive phones

One of the last things about the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL that have yet to drop is pricing. With a little over a week away from Made by Google 2019, a Canadian pricing leak suggests a slightly more expensive flagship compared to last year.

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Google Assistant gets new Explore card to discover Actions

Google Assistant has a lot of third-party capabilities called Actions. To aid discoverability, Google has long offered a browsable Explore page, and there’s now an updated card in Assistant’s Updates feed.

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YouTube app promoting new YouTube Music song recommendations

Last month, we spotted the YouTube for Android offering to open YouTube Music when playing songs. A new cross-service integration sees the YouTube app recommend new songs from the Music service.

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Here’s the ‘new Google Assistant’ on Pixel 4

The first Pixel 4 tease from Google actually came during the I/O 2019 keynote. A “next generation Assistant” was demoed from a case-covered device, and officially teased as launching on the “next Pixel phones.” We now have an exclusive first look at the “new Google Assistant” that will debut on the Pixel 4.

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Pixel Phones to receive Car Crash Detection Application

As reported by XDA Forums, there were changes made to the emergency information app that hinted Google adding automatic car crash detection to Pixel smartphones. There are yet to be updates as it was not revealed during the Pixel 4 leaks. However, Google today updated the built-in Emergency Information app on my Pixel 2 XL, rebranding it as “Personal Safety” in version 1.0.271601625.release. The Play Store app description confirms that vehicle crash detection will be made accessible for U.S. Pixel phones, although it is uncertain whether it will be made accessible for all Pixel phones or only the Pixel 4 series.

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First official Google Pixel 4 render leaks with bold wallpaper

Google Pixel 4 leaks over the past month have ramped up due to unreleased devices finding their way into the wild. Two weeks away from Made by Google 2019, the first official render image has been revealed.

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Here’s how to download and use Google’s ‘Pixel Themes’ app on your device

One of the most exciting new features coming to Google’s Pixel 4 is the ability to theme your device with new fonts, colors, and more. While the feature won’t be fully operational until the Pixel 4 debuts, we can help you download and activate an early preview of “Pixel Themes” on current Pixel devices.

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