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    Pixel 3 Battery Life after Last Update?

    This isn't strictly true though. While the memory effect hasn't been a factor even when NiMH's were released, holding a lithium ion battery's charge at 100% all the time represents greater wear than holding at a lower percentage. For example, Tesla's actually let you charge to near 100%...
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    Pixel 3 Battery Life after Last Update?

    Too bad Google hasn't implement battery care into Android like a lot of manufacturers and even Apple has done. My Asus ROG2 has a feature where during my specified period of the day it will pause charging at 80% until an hour before the end of that period whereupon it'll charge up to 100%. You...
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    Storage space on smart devices

    I video my kid at 2160p60 and it's something like 75mbps (and I can't control this bitrate). That mean 1GB is less than two minutes of video. Even 1TB is less than 17 hours of video and that's easily eaten up from filming kids. Personally, I offload video from my phone but I can see the point...
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    Galaxy S20 Thread

    Well we'll see but in 3D loads the ROG2 matches the ballpark of the iPhone 11's sustained performance. I'm fairly confident when I stated it'll beat the S20.
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    Galaxy S20 Thread

    Yes, I did make the trade-off in still photo quality and software update speed. It's odd that Asus has done almost 10 betas for Android 10 but still hasn't opted to release the stable, probably all the customizations for the ROG. However, keep in mind the S20 Ultra will likely be slower than...
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    Galaxy S20 Thread

    Whenever I look at the S20 Ultra's key features, I look at my ROG2 and just smile.
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    LG V60

    Not really? If anything "recently" applies to Samsung. Oneplus and Essential are the biggest standouts in Android anyway. Too bad Essential is done but it seems on average everyone is doing better now (probably because Google's changes to Android is making it easier).
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    Iphone

    Infuse can do it.
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    ASUS ROG 2

    I had a chance to play a bit with the Tencent edition of this phone last week. It turns out the listing claiming it had the bands I needed for my carrier was wrong but at least the seller paid for the shipping back and will be giving me a refund. My thoughts are that this phone really does...
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    Oneplus 7 Pro - Screen Protectors

    Depends on your case and the phone I'd imagine. The Pixel 2 XL's glass isn't as curved as some other phones so my Whitestone Dome worked perfectly fine with the Spigen Rugged Armor. I can't say what will happen with your phone though so I'd recommend looking into XDA for people who actually...
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    Oneplus 7 Pro - Screen Protectors

    The Pixel series never had great coatings, only adequate to bad. The P2XL's coating was adequate and the Whitestone Dome's coating isn't worse nor significantly better.
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    Oneplus 7 Pro - Screen Protectors

    My P2XL kit came with two vials so you get two tries. But you're able to make sure it's on properly already before you use the UV curing light since you'd be able to see if it's on straight and if there are any bubbles. After being cured, if you peel carefully, you will not damage the glass...
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    Oneplus 7 Pro - Screen Protectors

    Oh, yeah I can see the concern then. I had a Whitestone on my P2XL and I had no complaints. I guess sometimes you get what you paid for.
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    Oneplus 7 Pro - Screen Protectors

    Could just google it:
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    Oneplus 7 Pro - Screen Protectors

    Off brand LOCA's can be hit or miss. I've heard many success stories though. I thought Oneplus phones come with a pre-applied screen protector. Why not keep it on?
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    Oneplus 7 Pro - Screen Protectors

    Liquid adhesive: when fully cured, peel off not too much harder than regular TGSP's. Expensive though (e.g., Whitestone Dome) Nano liquid: snake oil TGSP: I've never had a decent one for curved glass. Even for "2.5D" glass it's not great. Film: I don't know what happened to these because...
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    OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro

    OnePlus is one of the fastest updating manufacturers. It's also not as heavy as Samsung's One UI. Overall one of the better spots in the Android landscape anyway.
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    Pixel 4a rumors

    With an SD7xx, as long as it has an average sized battery, it should have pretty great battery life too. I wonder if Google will make it a hit like the 3a or bungle it somehow.
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    Next Generation Battery Tech Finally Arrives 2020?

    It's possible they're using graphite conduction sheets to improve the cooling though and someone in marketing got very confused. Similar cooling is already in use for a few existing phones and would be a boon for very fast charging.
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    Next Generation Battery Tech Finally Arrives 2020?

    Keep in mind that it's not like it's impossible without graphene. The Galaxy M30s is about the same size as a P30 Pro but packs a 6000mAh battery. I can guarantee you the Exynos in the M30s isn't so much smaller that the battery capacity can be so much higher. (The real reason is because the...
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    Next Generation Battery Tech Finally Arrives 2020?

    Batteries aren't usually made by the same companies that make the phones. Unless there's an exclusivity agreement (and those usually have only a relatively short duration), I don't see why it wouldn't have already been considered by other manufacturers. With that said, Oppo already does 0-100%...
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    OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro

    mmWave is basically going to be useless. None of the carriers will invest enough to make it worthwhile (see the stadium they failed to cover with mmWave). Low band 5G will give better average speeds than 4G (even LTE Advanced) because of less congestion. T-Mobile also puts it at the very low...
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    I freaking hate USB type C connectors.

    This is the second case where the port was fine but was stuffed with lint haha.
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    I freaking hate USB type C connectors.

    I only recently sold my Pixel 2 XL but had no issues.
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    Who else annoyed with Apple obsoleting your device?

    iOS 13 has a feature called optimized battery charging that (allegedly) learns your charging habits so that if you plug it in before sleeping, it’ll keep from charging to 100%, holding at something lower until nearly the time for you to wake whereupon it’ll full charge to 100% a bit before you...
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    Pixel 4 thread for actual owners only

    Well if a full wipe doesn’t solve that I’d just RMA it
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    Pixel 4 thread for actual owners only

    Actually the most likely reason the optimized power saving settings. If you turn off the app optimization for power for Gmail, it'll do much better. Of course, Google's Gmail app works perfectly without any tweaks on the iPhone.
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    Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7 Pro?

    This can't be true. The Pixel 2 camera is almost as good as the Pixel 3 in the first place. So your 5t is either nowhere near the Pixel 2 (which was the case in 2017 when they were released) or it's getting close to Pixel 3 quality. I suspect if you actually look at your photos on a large...
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    Pixel 4 thread for actual owners only

    I find most HDR demo videos (comparisons) to be pretty unconvincing. Not in the sense that they don't look good (they look amazing on the iPhone 11 Pro for instance) but that they deliberately play up the edge cases where HDR does work well but doesn't really occur in any content not...
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    Motorola Razr

    Yeah, at this point I'm not okay even with plastic protectors on my phone.
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    Pixel 4

    It's exactly because it costs Google basically pennies that it's especially insulting that they've decided to cut this out from their flagship. The only reason why it's not beyond my comprehension that Google would do this is because they regularly do things that have long-ranging bad...
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    Pixel 4

    After enabled. I turned it back off since no one I knew used it and I wanted my battery life back.
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    Pixel 4

    Incidentally, RCS was enabled for my Pixel 2 XL in Canada but I ended up having to turn it off because of battery drain issues. Hopefully those are worked out now.
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    Motorola Razr

    It’s guaranteed to be a plastic screen if that’s what you’re wondering. There isn’t any glass that can survive even the Razr’s bend. Definitely extremely neat design and far better than the Fold. I’ve no need of this and am on an iPhone right now anyway but recognize the nice thought put into this.
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    Motorola Razr

    it looks cool but probably not for me since the battery would likely be comically tiny.
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    Best adblocker app for android chrome?

    You’ll need to use a VPN solution like Blokada for Chrome unfortunately.
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    Pixel 4

    Might be some weird bug yeah. Normally AoD drains almost nothing but maybe Google messed something up? Are you on the latest update?
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    Pixel 4

    https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/11/06/pixel-4-black-friday-deals-at-target-will-offer-a-300-gift-card-because-full-price-pixels-are-for-suckers I don't know why Google keeps sabotaging themselves like this. They should really move their Pixel announcements half a year earlier so people...
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    Pixel 4

    To be fair, it's not a realistic test. But on the counterpoint, most phones in 2019 are reinforced against this sort of thing.
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    iPhone 11 and 11 Pro / Max

    2 hour road trip with Google Maps and bluetooth music the entire trip drained 20% from 87% to 67%; I deliberately didn’t plug it in to see what would happen. Sun was behind me too so the auto brightness was fairly high. This is what great battery life looks like.
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