Prime Tales: Potential Pixel Three lawsuit, Xiaomi Android TV

Top Stories: Potential Pixel 3 lawsuit, Xiaomi Android TV

On this week’s prime tales: Google might quickly be dealing with a category motion lawsuit from Pixel Three house owners, Xiaomi’s Mi TV Stick retail listings leak sequence of Android TV dongles, Google’s personal Android TV dongle will get leaked as soon as once more, and extra.

Whereas many are ready for information on Google’s subsequent two telephones — the Pixel 4a and Pixel 5 — all eyes this week have been on 2018’s Made by Google cellphone, the Pixel 3, as regulation agency Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith LLP has confirmed it’s investigating points with the cellphone. If sufficient individuals come ahead demonstrating reputable points with the Pixel 3, it’s potential Google could also be confronted with one other class motion lawsuit.

A publish over on the /r/GooglePixel subreddit has now introduced this potential Pixel Three lawsuit extra prominence (through @Telnetport). If you’re experiencing extreme {hardware} and software program points, you may fill in the shape on CSK&D’s web site to provide additional data on the issues you’re experiencing.

The long-teased Android TV dongle from Xiaomi, the Mi TV Stick, surfaced as soon as once more this week, this time with two distinct fashions. Alongside the beforehand leaked 4K mannequin, the brand new retailer leaks present a second distinct mannequin, with value saving adjustments resembling solely supporting 1080p and utilizing Micro-USB as an alternative of USB-C.

These leaked listings, although, do present the costs at $49 and $133, respectively, and personally I name pretend information on at the very least the latter. $49 and $79 appear to be nice worth factors for Xiaomi to hit if the rumors are appropriate, but when not, going decrease would solely assist them higher compete with Roku and Amazon.

In different Android TV information, this week Google launched a developer preview of Android 11 for Android TV. Hidden inside that preview, we found a video depicting the beforehand leaked Made by Google Android TV dongle, codenamed Sabrina, basically confirming most of the earlier rumors.

So what else can we collect from this? It’s potential, although removed from confirmed, that Google’s “Sabrina” Android TV dongle might be deliberate to launch with Android 11. This might make sense for the Made by Google staff, as their Pixel telephones usually launch on the newest potential model of Android.

OnePlus held a contest just lately, asking for artists to create wallpapers specifically designed for the OnePlus eight sequence. This week, they revealed the outcomes, together with the profitable artist’s wallpapers which can quickly be made out there on all OnePlus eight telephones. The total gallery of paintings from the winner and runners-up is totally price searching if you end up in want of a brand new wallpaper.

Lastly, elsewhere in OnePlus information, one of many firm’s social media channels has inadvertently confirmed that their upcoming reasonably priced cellphone, beforehand often called the OnePlus Z, will really be referred to as “Nord.”

OnePlus’ new reasonably priced cellphone, “Nord,” is anticipated to ship a reasonably stable general package deal with the Snapdragon 765G, a 90Hz show, and extra. It’s been tipped there’ll be a number of cameras, too. As for a launch? Indicators level to July, however it can solely be in choose areas.

The remainder of this week’s prime tales observe:

Android |

Android Auto |

Apps & Updates |

Chrome / OS |

Google / Alphabet |

Google Assistant |

Google Stadia |

Made by Google |

Put on OS |

Movies |

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