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With noise cancellation, wireless charging, and more, these EarFun Free 2 wireless earbuds have no business being this affordable

With noise cancellation, wireless charging, and more, these EarFun Free 2 wireless earbuds have no business being this affordable

At $99, Google’s Pixel Buds A Series seem like a slick deal. But what if you could get premium wireless earbuds with flagship features for an even more cost-friendly price? Enter the brand new EarFun Free 2, available for just $39.99 ($10 off) with a coupon code at Amazon.

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Realme X7 Max review: Ultimate cosmic power, itty bitty software support

Realme X7 Max review: Ultimate cosmic power, itty bitty software support

Qualcomm has been the chip maker of choice for most mobile gamers with its flagship Snapdragon chipsets. However, MediaTek isn't standing on the sidelines this year, bringing heat to the market with its updated Dimensity chipsets. The Dimensity 1200 is one of its most powerful offerings, and the Realme X7 Max is the first phone outside China to feature it.

With benchmark scores that can rival the Snapdragon 870, does the Dimensity 1200, inside the X7 Max have what it takes to win hearts and minds? Spoiler: yes, it's got plenty of power to satiate your gaming needs.

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The Galaxy Z Fold3 will give foldable fans a whole new way to trash their screens

The Galaxy Z Fold3 will give foldable fans a whole new way to trash their screens

We have been eagerly awaiting Samsung's next generation of folding phones for a while now, but it looks like we might finally be finally coming up on an announcement. A couple of FCC filings have popped up, revealing not only are the Z Flip3 and Z Fold3 closing in on a launch, but also that one of the devices will feature stylus support.

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Google Fi's data-saving VPN is now expanding to iPhones

Google Fi's data-saving VPN is now expanding to iPhones

Lots of Google products begin life as a public beta. In some cases, that can last years, and it's a major milestone when they leave that branding behind. Today Google Fi's VPN graduates out of beta status. Not only does that mean it's getting a new spot in a redesigned "privacy & security" section of the Google Fi app, it also means it's coming to iPhones.

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Save $40 off this compact portable power station with enough juice for all your devices

Save $40 off this compact portable power station with enough juice for all your devices

Need a backup power supply for some camping or an unexpected night stuck in the car? Renogy's Phoenix 200 portable station provides up to 189Wh of capacity in all the ways you need and it just got a substantial price cut on Amazon.

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Chromebook deal too good to be true? Check this first before pulling the trigger

Chromebook deal too good to be true? Check this first before pulling the trigger

We all probably found that one killer Chromebook deal on Amazon or Walmart that (on paper) appears to be an incredible value for the money. The average, less-informed buyer immediately jumped on the deal, because why wouldn't they? After all, its workhorse specifications are more than enough for basic tasks like Zoom, schoolwork, and light gaming. And for an asking price of just a few hundred bucks, they would be a fool to look elsewhere, right?

Nope. They just fell for a sales trap. And here's how you can avoid doing the same.

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Lenovo's second-gen Smart Clock preps new functionality to win over the haters

Lenovo's second-gen Smart Clock preps new functionality to win over the haters

A successor to the Lenovo Smart Clock may be inbound, according to a recent FCC filing. The new device calls itself a "Lenovo Smart Clock 2" and may also support a wireless charging dock accessory. As seemingly the world's only super-fan of the original model, let me tell you: I am psyched.

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Google says it's hanging on to cookies for a while longer

Google says it's hanging on to cookies for a while longer

It turns out that reinventing one of the cornerstones of the modern web is, um, hard. Google initially promised that it would stop using cookies to track users for advertising purposes in Chrome by early 2022 as part of the Privacy Sandbox initiative. So yeah, that's not happening: Google is now updating its target to "late 2023."

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Samsung One UI 4.0 could be closer than you think

Samsung One UI 4.0 could be closer than you think

Samsung has continued to improve its update speed every year since One UI first debuted, and the way it rapidly releases security patches each month is the standard by which all other (non-Google) Android manufacturers are judged. There's still room for more improvement, though, like with the way the S20 had to wait until December 2020 for its Android 11 update. According to some recent rumors, Samsung might be gearing up to release the next big Android version faster than ever.

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Carrier showdown: Which unlimited phone plan reigns supreme?

Carrier showdown: Which unlimited phone plan reigns supreme?

Unlike the name implies, unlimited cellular service plans aren’t created equal. Just take a quick glance around the web, and you’ll see that each plan has its own unique caveats that set them all apart. Today, we’re comparing some of the most compelling unlimited plans from Ting Mobile — which you can subscribe to for just $25 ($20 off) a month on one line for the first three months — against Google Fi, Mint Mobile, Tello, Consumer Cellular, and T-Mobile.

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