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This week’s top stories: Pixel XL vs. OnePlus 3T, NOOK 7″ first impressions, Galaxy S8 reports, Acer Chromebook 15 (2016), more


In this week’s top stories: Google Pixel XL vs. OnePlus 3T, our NOOK 7″ first impressions, Galaxy S8 reports, our Acer Chromebook 15 (2016) review, and much more.

We kick things off with our Google Pixel XL and OnePlus 3T comparison, giving you our thoughts on what are two of the year’s best Android phones. We give you our first impressions on the $50 NOOK 7″ tablet. And our reviews for the Acer Chromebook 15 (2016) and Sprint HTC Bolt arrive this week.

Moto reportedly gives up on smartwatches and Android Wear 2.0. Chrome 55 rolls out to Mac, Windows, and Linux and kills Flash by defaulting to HTML5. And Google tests a Material Design refresh for its desktop home and search pages.

These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:

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Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s weekly Logic Pros series and makes music as one half of Toronto-based Makamachine.