This week in Android: AA Podcast revival, OnePlus 6 camera shootout, and more

You may have only seen headlines about Amazon Prime Day this week, but that wasn’t all that happened. The OnePlus 6 received a pretty great camera update this week, and we compared the new software against the Galaxy S9 Plus, Pixel 2, and iPhone X. You can see the full camera comparison (and giveaway) right here. We also revived the Android Authority Podcast this week (yes!). New episodes will be released every Friday on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Google Play Music, and anywhere else podcasts are supported. Oh, and we’re giving away a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus this week, which you can find linked below. Android stories we handpicked for you OnePlus 6 camera shootout (and a giveaway!) We pit the OnePlus 6‘s new camera software against the best camera phones in a blind shootout. Oh, and we’re also giving away a OnePlus 6! No, your smartphone is not always listening to you Google Assistant displaying listening text on a red background There’s a persistent rumor that our smartphone must be listening to us to serve such accurate ads, but it’s not true. Google vs the EU: Which side are you on? The fine the EU just handed Google over alleged Android antitrust issues has left us feeling pretty conflicted. The Android Authority Podcast is back! That’s right, folks — the Android Authority Podcast is back yet again, this time with a new (but familiar) lineup! The Android Authority Podcast is available on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Google Play Music, and anywhere else podcasts are supported. Moto Z3 Play review: The value is still in the Moto Mods The Moto Z3 Play features a modern design and dual cameras, but it misses the mark in a few key areas. This is the Moto Z3 Play review. Our best look yet at the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 samsung-galaxy-note-9-leaked-press-render Evan Blass has just shared an official press render of the Galaxy Note 9 in a blue and yellow colorway. 2019 flagship features we want to see From the camera department to AI silicon, here’s what we want to see from 2019’s high-end smartphones. These phone models have the highest failure rate: Is your device on the list? Samsung is number one for failure rates, according to the report, but there are a few surprises too. You wouldn’t buy a blood diamond, but do you own a conflict phone? Buying a smartphone can be a hard decision, but did you know it can also be an ethical debate of sorts? Enter conflict minerals and why they matter. Acer Chromebook Tab 10 review: The start of something beautiful The very first Chrome OS tablet has its quirks, but might be perfect for the classroom. This is our full Acer Chromebook Tab 10 review. Who wants to win a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus? This week, one lucky reader will win a brand new Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus. Enter this week’s Sunday giveaway for your chance to win! Enter the giveaway here Don’t miss these videos Subscribe to Android Authority’s YouTube channel That’s it, folks! We’ll have another giveaway and more top Android stories for you next week. To stay up to date on all things Android Authority in the meantime, be sure to subscribe to our newsletters at the link below. Join our newsletters! Join over 200,000 subscribers for the latest tech reviews, hot deals, and exciting giveaways. We guarantee 100% privacy. Your information will never be shared. Sign up now and get FREE access to our upcoming exclusive AA Insiders Club:

date: Sun, 22 Jul 2018 14:30:22 +0000