News of Note—Google Pixel 3 XL photos surface, Canada’s 5G spectrum call and more

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Canada's wireless carriers want the government to release spectrum for 5G. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we're following:

> Google Pixel 3 XL: New leaked photos reveal a major design overhaul. BGR story

> There was no DDoS attack against the FCC comments system in 2014, former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said this week. Ars Technica article

> Canada's top wireless carriers are prodding the government to release critical spectrum for 5G sooner rather than later. Light Reading article

> BT chief executive Gavin Patterson has been sacked after shareholders lost patience with the beleaguered British group’s strategy and performance. RCR Wireless article

> A Nikkei report suggests that Apple is significantly decreasing part orders for its upcoming 2018 iPhone models. Venture Beat article

> Essential Products revealed the latest magnetic accessory for the Essential Phone: a snap-on headphone jack. Phone Scoop post