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5 Hours Ago   Razer's second phone, creatively named "Razer Phone 2," has been on the market for a couple of months now. Our review showed that it's a good device overall, with many improvements over the original Razer Phone.

5 Hours Ago   Fingerprint sensors mounted under phone screens have finally made it to market, and the OnePlus 6T is one of the first phones with the new tech.

Yesterday   Back in August, we spotted a redesigned Favorites tab for Google's Phone app that was met with the approval of many readers. It's taken four months for this UI to start reaching users' phones.

Yesterday   Call Screen debuted alongside the Pixel 3, allowing users to "screen" calls. While onstage, Google said that the feature would trickle down to the first- and second-generation Pixels in November.

Yesterday   The Motorola One Power and Moto Z3 Play are fairly recent releases from Motorola, having debuted earlier this year. Both phones have now had their kernel source codes published on GitHub, meaning that custom development for them can now properly begin.

2 Days Ago   About a month ago, Google renamed its Files Go file manager to "Files by Google" and refreshed the UI. Today's update isn't as major, though it might be important to some: USB On-The-Go support.

4 Days Ago   It seems like the Play Store is always getting minute little tests and rollouts, but something useful is being added for once. A tipster spotted a handy storage bar in the 'My Apps' section of the Play Store app on his devices, though the rollout seems to be pretty limited for now.

4 Days Ago   Update 1: 2018/12/06 12:58pm PST A few hours after Google published its list of YouTube Kids-supporting nations, including the new additions above, the company circled back and made some edits.

4 Days Ago   Not sure what to get for that special Android user in your life for the holidays? A gift card is kind of like taking the easy way out, but hey, it allows the recipient to buy whatever he/she desires (on the Play Store).

4 Days Ago   Update 1: 2018/12/05 12:21pm PST All three services are back online for us. That was pretty quick. Hot on the heels of a report that Allo may be shutting down soon, the aforementioned service has stopped working for many.

5 Days Ago   Update 1: 2018/12/04 1:33pm PST We have updated this roundup with the following cases (and screen protector): Bellroy Leather Phone Wallet Case-Mate Waterfall Moment Photo Case MNML Case Nomad Rugged Case Pelican Protector Power Support Air Jacket Spigen Liquid Crystal Spigen Slim Armor Crystal Spigen If you thought the Pixel 2 and 2 XL were expensive, you probably weren't very happy when you saw the Pixel 3's $799 and Pixel 3 XL's $899 MSRPs.

8 Days Ago   In the days leading up to Black Friday, we saw the Nokia 3.1 drop to $140 at Best Buy. But if you missed out on that or just want something a bit higher-end, Nokia's 6 from 2017 is just $149 on Amazon, $80 off MSRP.

11 Days Ago   Update 1: 2018/11/27 8:50pm PST After around two hours of downtime, Nest should be back for everyone now. Let's hope we don't have to post about this again anytime soon.

12 Days Ago   Update 1: 2018/11/27 12:17am PST This was rather short-lived; the deal is already over. But hey, we did tell you not to hesitate. We've seen plenty of good deals on Google's recently-released Home Hub smart display this Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend.

13 Days Ago   These days, the only Android TV worth purchasing is NVIDIA's SHIELD TV. Earlier this month, we saw this box discounted to $140 on Amazon, but it's been even further discounted for Cyber Monday.

13 Days Ago   Update 1: 2018/11/26 1:42pm PST Missed Rakuten's 20% off code on Black Friday? Worry not, because the very same offer is back for Cyber Monday. This time you're going to want to use code CYBER20 Yesterday, eBay created a 15% discount code that was able to be used on basically anything on the site.

14 Days Ago   Update 1: 2018/11/25 11:38am PST JBL's smaller/cheaper Link 300 is also on discount for $150 (down from $250 MSRP) at retailers including Best Buy, B&H, and JBL's own storefront.

14 Days Ago   Update 1: 2018/11/25 10:11am PST It turns out that all screen protectors on Caseology's site are currently free. Interesting. Update 2: 2018/11/25 3:40pm PST Caseology appears to have fixed its site, as the screen protectors no longer show as $0.00 in cart.

15 Days Ago   At an MSRP of $1,000, the Galaxy Note9 is one of those phones that many wait for discounts on to pick up. We've seen the Exynos dual-SIM model discounted a few times in the past, but this price of $649.99 on eBay is the lowest we've seen yet.

16 Days Ago   Yesterday, eBay created a 15% discount code that was able to be used on basically anything on the site. Rakuten's site-wide 20% code seems to be in direct response to that, but since Black Friday pricing is now in effect, even better deals can be had here.

17 Days Ago   Under HMD Global, Nokia has been making some seriously good phones. Earlier this year, we checked out the Android One-equipped Nokia 3.1 and found it to be one of the best phones in its price range on the market.

17 Days Ago   The Google Home Max is quite pricey, even at its Black Friday price of $349. The Link 500, JBL's giant Home Max alternative, shares the same ~$400 MSRP, but it's been discounted by a much more substantial 50%.

17 Days Ago   Pricing aside, Sony phones are generally well-liked. That means that an event such as Black Friday could be the perfect time to pick one up. Currently, we're seeing some decent sales on the last-gen Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra, with a $50 discount on the Xperia XZ3 as well, from multiple retailers.

17 Days Ago   Those of you who read our accessories guide that went up yesterday will have seen this battery, Jackery's Supercharge 26800 PD, included as a more premium option.

18 Days Ago   Update 1: 2018/11/22 10:29am PST We've procured an exclusive discount for AP readers - use code SUPER268 at checkout to drop the price to $89.99. That's a screaming deal for this battery.

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